Although we can not confirm this by reference to an official order or announcement, we are receiving information from travellers that the 'Guidelines by the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Control and Emergency Response Committee' regarding Quarantine for travellers from stay at home Townships also apply when arriving by airplane. (Updated July 12, 2021)


UPDATE: Starting July 5, 2021 these measures apply to all cities and regions in Myanmar (not just Yangon, Naypyitaw and Mon State)

According to the announcements of Yangon, Naypyitaw and Mon State, those who come from 'Stay-at-Home' Townships by trucks and traveller's vehicles have to cooperate following guidelines by Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Control and Emergency Response Committee.


Please find an overview of closed airports until October 31, 2021. There will be no flights to- and from the these airports until further notice:

  1. Lashio
  2. Tachileik
  3. Kaing Tong
  4. Dawei
  5. Myeik

Please find the rules & restrictions as communicated by MOHS and active per July 12, 2021


Guidelines by Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Control and Emergency Response Committee

  1. At the entrances of the city gates, the processes of measuring body temperature and SpO2 (oxygen saturation) and checking the symptoms of COVID-19 will be made. For those who have symptoms of COVID-19 like higher body temperature and lower SpO2 level (under 92%), need to be tested by RDT Test Kit.

  2. Those who come from stay-at-home townships will be under the 10-day quarantine and COVID-19 detection will be carried out with RDT test kits on the 3rd day and 7th day while under the quarantine.

  3. Name, address, travel history and telephone numbers will be registered.

  4. People are educated to systematically wear face masks and stay 6 feet apart from each other.

  5. When COVID-19 positive patients are found at checkpoints and facility quarantine centres, they will be taken to the hospitals of the respective townships.

  6. Those who have had contact with a COVID-19 positive patient will be taken to the Facility Quarantine Center.

  7. People who do not follow the guidelines will be taken action according to the Natural Disaster Management Law.

  8. Therefore, public are urged to follow the guidelines and restrictions by considering the COVID-19 disease containment and control measure as a national issue from the date of this notification.


What else do I need to do prior to boarding a flight at my departure Airport?