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Visa to Laos
A passport and visa are required. Visas are issued upon arrival in Laos to foreign tourists and business persons at most border crossings. You will need 02 passport size photographs and 30 USD cash at Wattay Airport in Vientiane; Friendship Bridge and Luang Prabang Airport.
Foreign tourists are generally admitted to Laos for 15 days with a visa on arrival or for 30 days with a visa issued at a Lao embassy. The Department of Immigration in Vientiane will only extend tourist visas for one day. It is sometimes possible to get an extension for an additional 15 days by submitting an application through a tour agency. Foreigners who overstay in Laos risk arrest, and they will be fined 5 USD for each day upon departure.
Laos's visas can be obtained on arrival at the following border crossings:

1)  Densavanh - Lao Bao (Vietnam)*
2)  Keoneua - Cau Treo (Vietnam)*
3)  Mahaxai - Chalo (Vietnam)*
4)  Houeixay - Chiang Khong (Thailand)*
5)  Thakhaek - Kanorn Phanom (Thailand)*
6)  Savannakhet - Mukdahan (Thailand)*
7)  Pakse - Chongmek (Thailand)*
8)  Boten - Bohan (China)*
Procedure
Hand over the passport and application form to the visa counter upon arrival to obtain a visa.
Processing
Time Approximately 10 - 40 minutes; times may vary
Others
1. Single entry tourist visa - valid 15 days
2. Visa stamp requires 1 full page
3. No prior registration or approval from authorities necessary
Add: 18 Ngo 32, Chua Ha St., Cau Giay Dist., Hanoi
Tel: (+84-4) 37678586
Fax: (+84-4) 37678657.
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