The legal framework of the cooperation between Russian and Myanmar in the humanitarian and cultural spheres includes the Agreement on Cultural Cooperation (1999) and Declaration on the Basic Principles of Friendly Relations (2000).


In 2000 the two sides signed the Consular Agreement on Visa-Free Entry for the Holders of Diplomatic and Official Passports.


In the recent years a number of inter-ministerial agreements and memorandums were signed (inter alia, between Ministries of Home Affairs, Geology, Culture as well as governmental agencies of drug control and financial monitoring).