Tourist visas valid for 30 days can be obtained on arrival at Vientiane and
Luang Prabang International Airports and at the Friendship Bridge between
Nong Khai Thailand and Vientiane Laos. Passport photographs and US$31 are
required for a visa on arrival. All other crossing points require a valid
Lao visa already in the passport, which must be obtained from a Lao Embassy
Lao Immigration require passports to have at least 6 months’ validity
remaining. Travellers are reminded to check their passports, when entering
and leaving Laos, to ensure they have received a correctly dated entry/exit
stamp. Penalties can apply for entering Laos without an entry stamp and for
crossing the border at non-authorised crossing points.
For further information please contact your nearest
Laos Embassy or Consulate
prior to arrival.