A Laos Tourist visa is usually issued for a Single entry within two months from the date of issue for a period of stay not to exceed 30 days. The visa may be extended in Laos.
Passport must have at least six months validity remaining, and one blank visa page in order for the visa to be issued. TDS can assist with expediting U.S Passports, whether new issue, renewal, and adding visa pages.
Visa issued on arrival: (please be sure to check this information with your Airline before you travel to Laos)
visa can be obtained at Vientiane
International Airport, Luang Prabang, Pakse and Warray
Airports for a stay of max. 30 days (one extension possible)
provided passenger holds:
- a return/onward ticket and all documents required for
their next destination; and
- has a contact (individual person or organization) based in
- confirmed hotel reservation in Laos; and
- 1 photograph size 3 x 4 cm.
Fee: USD 30.-.
Your application will be hand carried to the Embassy, and is usually processed in 5-7 business days.