Before you leave


Make sure that you check your air ticket confirmation with respective airlines before you leave. Domestic, International and Offline air ticket centers are available in Yangon and can be communicated very easily. You can also check with your respective travel agents, so that they can arrange for your holiday in Myanmar as well as check up on your flight schedules.
For further information you can view in the Airline Offices.


Gems and jewelry purchased from authorized dealers (with vouchers) are allowed to be taken out. But antiques are not allowed to be taken out of the country.
The following items are illegal to take out of the country:

  • Prehistoric implements and artifacts
  • Fossils
  • Old coins
  • Inscribed stones
  • Historical documents


The airport tax is US $10 for international passengers, payable in FEC (Foreign Exchange Certificates). There is no airport tax on domestic flights.


Duty Free shopping facilities are available in both the Departure and Arrival Halls of Yangon International Airport.


If you have any bank transactions to make before leaving, here are some of the local and international bank listings.

Local Banks

  • First Private Bank Ltd.
    619-621, cor of Bo Soon Pat St & Merchant St, Pabedan Tsp, Yangon
    Tel : 251747, 252412, Fax : 250148, 247320
  • KBZ Bank Ltd.
    Blg B, Rm-01, 06, 07 Lanmadaw St, Lanmadaw Plaza, Lanmadaw Tsp, Yangon
    Tel : 212763
  • Myanmar Oriental Bank (M.O.B)
    166-168, Pansodan St, Kyauktada Tsp, Yangon
    Tel : 246594-96, Fax : 251845
  • Myanmar Foreign Trade Bank
    80-86, Maha Bandoola Garden St, Kyauktada Tsp, Yangon
    Tel : 284911, Fax : 289585
  • Yoma Bank Ltd
    380, Rm-3, FMI Center, Bogyoke Aung San Rd, Pabedan Tsp, Yangon
    Tel : 240400, 240365

International Banks

  • Standard Chatered Bank FMI Centre
    380, Bogyoke Aung San Rd, Bogyoke Aung San Rd, Pabedan Tsp, Yangon
    Tel: 240260, 240400, Fax : 240261
  • Sumitomo Mitsui Bank Corporation
    (Yangon Representative Office)
    Rm-717-718, Traders Hotel, No. 233, Sule Pagoda Rd, Pabedan Tsp, Yangon
    Tel : 242929 ext 7718, Fax : 381227




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