We continue our review of the entrance requirements by country in the different continents, focusing today on the Asian countries.

The Asian continent does not respond to a single rule, so you should consult the information of the specific destination to which you wish to travel. Below you will find all the information about visas and passports, and other entry requirements in Asian countries.

India

Visa issued by your diplomatic and / or consular offices. The minimum validity of the passport must be 7 months of validity from the date of arrival in the country.

Japan

You can enter the country without a visa for stays of less than 90 days, with the only requirement of being in possession of a valid passport. For longer stays, you must get a visa at the Embassy of Japan in Madrid or at the Consulate of Japan in Barcelona. Remember that, when entering the country, the authorities will take your biometric data (in particular, your fingerprints and a photograph).

China

Passport valid for a minimum of 6 months from the date of entry. A visa is also required, which must be requested at the Consulate or the Chinese Embassy in Madrid.

Vietnam

A valid passport is required with a minimum validity of 180 days. Additionally, the Vietnamese authorities require a visa, a visa issuance document or a visa approval letter upon arrival.

Thailand

The requirements vary depending on the length of your stay, although it is one of the easiest entry countries in the world. You will however need a passport valid for at least 6 months, complete the mandatory immigration sheet and an exit ticket. This latter requirement varies slightly depending on the means of entry into the country. If you do it by air, you will have 30 days to visit Thailand, which will be reduced to 15 if you cross its borders by land. For longer stays, you must request a specific visa.

Brazilmania Myanmar

The former Burma, until very recently one of the most hermetic countries in the world, has recently opened its doors to tourism. To enter the country, you need a visa that can be obtained in different ways: 1)  at the  Myanmar Embassy in Bangkok, and its price varies depending on the haste; 2) since last September 1, there is the possibility of acquiring it digitally 3) Upon arrival in the country, at the international airport in Yangon. You can obtain the corresponding form and 

Mongolia

At least during 2014 and 2015, Spaniards are exempt from visa for stays of less than 30 days. It is processed at the Mongolian Consulate in Barcelona .

Sri Lanka

To visit the country, you must have a passport with a minimum validity of 6 months. In case your visit is going to be less than 30 days, a passport valid for three months from the date of entry into the country would suffice. Also, you must be in possession of two air tickets, one way and return, and a minimum of € 30 a day to cover your stay. Of course, the visa is essential.

Nepal

You must be in possession of a valid passport and a visa is required, which can be obtained at your consular offices or upon arrival at your destination. The validity of the passport must be at least 6 months from the date of arrival in Nepal.

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