What do you need to do in order to enter Laos (Updated 2022)
Laos Travel Restrictions
Status: Partially Open
Laos has reopened a number of provinces as part of its Green Travel initiative. Travelers from 21 different countries may now enter.
Travelers from China, Cambodia, Malaysia, Vietnam, Thailand, Singapore, Brunei, Indonesia, the Philippines, South Korea, Japan, France, United Kingdom, Italy, Germany, the Netherlands, Spain, United States, Canada, Australia, Norway, Switzerland, Israel, Ireland, Hungary, Austria, New Zealand, Poland, and Belgium are included in this group.
VOA: Not Available
All visa-on-arrival services are temporarily halted.
You must get a visa in advance, have a negative COVID-19 test result within 72 hours of departure(a ‘Fit to Fly’ Certificate issued no more than 72 hours prior to travel.), complete a Certificate of Entry issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. , a Health Declaration form, and demonstrate a 14-night reservation in a quarantine hotel or center.
COVID-19 insurance ($100), the GPS tracker rental ($6 x 15 days) + $200 refundable deposit, and COVID-19 PCR test ($65). You must have at least $400 in cash (new, clean notes) to pay for all of these things.
Upon arrival in Laos, all travelers must quarantine at a government-approved hotel for 7 nights. All visitors are required to wear a GPS tracker for the length of their stay.
A $200 USD deposit is required for the GPS tracker, as well as a $6 USD rental fee
Internal travel restrictions:
The provinces have different travel limitations.
Masks are required in all public venues.
The borders with Thailand, Cambodia, and Vietnam are accessible, but access is limited.