Lao Nationals, Foreign Residents No Longer Need To Complete Immigration Forms

General Department of Police, Ministry of Public Security has issued the notice No 707/502, dated Apr 26, 2018 urging directors of police office at the provincial police headquarter in Luang Prabang, Savannakhet, and Champassak to cancel asking Lao people and foreign nationals residing in the Lao PDR to complete immigration forms when they leave or enter the country at the four main international airports.

The four airports include Wattay International Airport, Luang Prabang International Airport, Savannakhet International Airport and Pakse International Airport.

The cancelation of filling in immigration forms aims to create convenience for travelers entering or leaving the Lao PDR and positive response to the launch of Visit Laos Year 2018. Immigration information shall be entered into computers. However, foreigners and stateless people still need to complete immigration forms until new notice is issued, said Director of General Department of Police Brig. Bounmy Sengkhamyong.

Source: Lao News Agency

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