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Laos Visa Application
Download Visa Application from here: 68221_LaosVisaApplicationForm.pdf  

1.What is a Laos Visa?

A Laos visa is a stamp or endorsement placed by officials of Laos on a passport that allows the bearer to visit Laos. Visas are obtained from the Embassy or consulates of Laos for your visit. "Visit" is further defined as the reason for entry, usually business, tourist or transitory. There are over 270 countries that offer visas and literally thousands of different types of visas available based upon country, type of visit, and length of visit.
2.Who needs a Laos visa?
All US Citizens require a visa and a US passport to travel to Laos, whether for business or tourism. MOST foreign nationals require a visa.
3.What is the difference between a Laos tourist and Laos business visa?
Laos visas are issued according to the purpose of the trip; choose the visa that best describes your trip :
Activities which require a Laos Tourist Visa
Tourism trip; visits to relatives and/or friends; scientists, professors or researchers attending cultural, technological or scientific conferences, seminars or meetings (services provided must not be paid by organizations/corporations in Laos, except reimbursement for expenses or per diem allowances); unpaid participation in athletic or performing arts events or competitions.
Tourist visa holders are not allowed to engage in any paid activity in Laos.
Activities which require a Laos Business Visa
Business trips, except when the trip involves the provision of technical assistance services of any nature.
4.How long does it take to obtain a Laos visa?
Typically, a visa takes anywhere from 2 days to 15 days to process in the Laos Embassy/Consulate depending on the consulate that we need to send the application to and whether you choose to "rush" your Laos visa.
5.What documents I need to apply for Laos visa?
  • Two application forms filled out in duplicate.
  • Three recent photographs.
  • You passport and it must have at least six months remaining validity.

6.What is the validity of Visas?
All types of visas are issued for one entry and must be used within two months of issue date.
7.What is the length of stay?
- 30 days from the date of entry and can be extended by the Laos Immigration office.
8. How should I send you my passport and other materials?
We highly recommend that you use a traceable courier service to send your passport and valuable documents.

9. When do you begin processing my application?
Application processing begins the day we receive your documents provided the documents are received before 10:00 am. Documents received after 10:00 am will be processed the next business day. Applications received on Saturdays will be sent for processing the following Monday.

10. Does the processing time include shipping time?
No. Shipping or return delivery time should be added to the processing time when determining the total amount of time needed to fulfill your order. Shipping times do not include Saturdays or Sundays unless specified. Deliveries may not be available on some holidays.

11. How do I pay?
Payment for visa process can be included in your total tour package payment or it can be paid separately. Please make check or money order payable to: China Classic Tours & Travel, Inc. We accept all major credit cards. Please download Credit Card Authorization Form and fax the completed form together with copies of both sides of your credit card to: 917-677-4833.

12. Where should I send all my documents to?
You may send your documents to:
Asia Classic Tours
481 8th Ave., Suite 721
New York, NY 10001

13. Will any of the information I submit to you be sold or disclosed to others?
No. Information about you provided to us stays with us. We will not disclose or sell your information to third party for any reason or under any circumstance. Please refer to our privacy policy for more information.
14. What is the cost?
Service Type
Process Time
Embassy Fee
Service Fee
5 days
2 Days
1. The above shipping charges are for return address within the continental U.S. If your return address is Alaska, Canada, Hawaii, Puerto Rico or the US Virgin Island, please add additional $20. Shipping charge is $50 for other international address.