Authorities to issue nine passport categories
Myanmar Passport Issuing Board has recently announced that the office will issue nine types of passports in different colours for Myanmar citizens.
State-owned The Global New Light of Myanmar reported that the passports are classified into 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.
The passports will be distinguished with three different colours: red for citizens, blue for diplomats and green for government officials.
It will cost about $25 for passport applying process and will take 10 days to receive it.
Previously seven types of passport are issued by the board: visit, religious, work, student, dependent, seafarer and business.
Ref: The Global New Light of Myanmar