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July 16, 2020

9 types of passports to be issued for Myanmar citizens

The Myanmar passport board has announced that nine types of passports in different colours will be issued to Myanmar citizens.
The nine types will be: PB – Business Passport; PT – Dependent Passport; PJ – Job Passport; PR – Religious Passport; PS – Seaman Passport; PE – Student Passport; PV – Visit Passport; PD – Diplomatic Passport and PO – Official Passport. A red passport will be issued for citizens, a blue passport for diplomats and a green passport for governmental officials.
A Myanmar citizen will be able to get a passport in 10 days at a cost of Ks25,000 ($25).
Myanmar citizens in Thailand who want to apply for passports will have to come to Myanmar and can obtain passports in Yangon, Mawlamyine, Pha-An, and Dawe, it is learnt.—Kyaw Soe (Kawthaung)


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