Myanmar Visa in Thailand and Malaysia

Getting the meditation visa in Bangkok and Kuala Lumpur is easy.

Myanmar Embassy in Bangkok is located at the BTS station Surasak

Operating time:
Visa application 9 am to 12 noon
Visa pick up 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm

Submit 5 items

1. Filled out application form (business/meditation visa is only 1page)

2. An invitation/sponsor letter from the meditation center

3. 2 passport fotos with a white background

4. Copy of the passport ID page
(there is a copy machine at the embassy,  charing 3 thai baht per page)

5. The original passport

Submit these items at counter 4 to receive a queuing card, than go to queue at counter 1 for payment (they only accept thai baht)
2115 thai baht for same day pick up
1780 thai baht for next day pick up

Visa Pick up time is from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm

In Kuala Lumpur the myanmar visa office is located at Masjid Jarmek LRT

Application time is from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm
Pick up time is 4 pm to 5 pm

Same requirements as in Bangkok

180 Malaysian ringgit for same day visa pick up



Expertise, skills and items are needed at Thabarwa Dhamma Center, contributions are very welcome and needed for the ever increasing number of people seeking refuge at Thabarwa Center. The main branch in Thanlyin Township of Yangon has exceeded its capacity and other new Thabarwa Centers are getting established at increasing rates all around Myanmar (over 40 centers are in the process of getting built) to fulfill the demand for the teaching of dhamma, for food, healthcare and shelter.

This pictures shows the second Thabarwa Good Will Village, presently housing over 500 families in Hlegu Township north of Yangon in Myanmar established in May 2014.

In this village a meditation hall is currently being built, construction of a hosptial and school will be the next step.

hlegu thabarwa village

Here is a list of things needed to support the effort of Thabarwa Center and Sayadaw U Ottamasara

General Supplies

supplies donation at tharbawa

Buckets for food distribution

buckets at thabarwa yangon myanmar

Fire wood for cooking water and food.  New technologies are needed

wood at thabarwa yanon myanmar

thabarwa kitchen heater

Water Filter Systems

thabarwa water filter system yangon

Medical supply and furntiture especially beds

medical supply volunteer thabarwa yangong myanmar

donating wheelchair at thabarwa

doctors at thabarwa

</patients in thabarwa

Building material

building at thabarwa yangon

building materials yangon

thabarwa huts meditation center

thabarwa village myanmar


vehicles at thabarwa

thabarwa meditation vehicles

food transport thabarwa yangon myanmar

vehicles thabarwa transport yangon

Dhamma Books for the Library

Laptops, external harddisks and  USB pendrives,  printers and paper for dhamma propagation. 

The printing cost for 1000 copies of Sayadaws latest book is about 200 euro.