"entry visa" Vientiane Local Custom Tip by call_me_rhia

Vientiane Local Customs: 37 reviews and 35 photos

  the bridge tax
by call_me_rhia

it's possible to get an entry visa to Laos right on the spot at the Friendship Bridge if u come overland from Thailand.. it's the only land border where you can get a visa on the spot. All u need is 2 photographs and 30 dollars in cash (or 40, I'm not too sure). Then you just have to fill in the application form and pay the bridge overtime tax.. which u'll have to pay most of the times - a small bribe in fact - but it's only 50 cents anyway

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  • Written Sep 1, 2002
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