Visiting

Business hours

Business hours are generally from 9.00am to 5.00pm in the private sector and from 8.30am to 4.30pm in the government sector.

Climate

For weather details, please visit the World Meteorological Organization.

Currency

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The currency is the Kyat (MMK).

Time zones and time differences

Myanmar is 3.5 hours behind Australia Eastern Standard Time.

To find out the current time in Yangon, visit the World Clock.

Dialing codes

Myanmar's country code is +95.

For calls to Myanmar from Australia dial: 0011 + 95 + area code + telephone number.

For calls from Myanmar to Australia dial: 00 + 61 + area code + telephone number.

For further information (e.g. area codes) please visit the White Pages - international dialing codes.

Banks

Soiled or damaged foreign bank notes are not accepted, visitors are advised to travel with unmarked and uncreased US Dollar bills. Foreign currency in excess of US$10 000 must be declared upon arrival in Myanmar.

ATMs have been introduced in recent years and are now relatively easy to find in major cities. Use of some ATMs for international withdrawals is possible using Mastercard and Visa credit cards

Australian representation

Australians seeking consular assistance in Myanmar should contact the Australian Embassy.

Australian Embassy in Yangon
88 Strand Road, Myanmar
Tel: +95 1 251 810
Fax: +95 1 246 159
Email: austembassy.yangon@dfat.gov.au
Web: http://myanmar.embassy.gov.au
Business hours: 8.00am - 4.00pm, Monday to Friday