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Types of Visa and Requirements

1. Tourist Visa

2. Transit Visa

3. Non-Immigrant Visa

4. Non-Immigrant Visa  “O-A” (Long Stay)

5. Diplomatic/Official Visa

6. Courtesy Visa

 

 

1. TOURIST VISA (for information in Arabic, click here)

 

 

1.1. REQUIREMENT

 

    This type of visa is issued to applicants who wish to enter the Kingdom for tourism purposes.

 

 

1.2. DOCUMENTS REQUIRED

 

 

 

1. Original passport valid at least 6 months or 180 days.

 

2. Two (2) completed application forms by typing only.

   (Visa application form)

 

3. Two (2) passport-sized photographs taken within 6 months.

 

4. A letter from your sponsor, plus the following:

      4.1  If you are sponsored by company:

     - Salary certificate mentioning your position & salary.

     - If your salary is less than 4,000 Dhs, please provide a 3-month

       bank statement accordingly.

     4.2  If you are an investor:

     - Photocopy of commercial license.

      4.3  If you are sponsored by an individual:

     - No objection letter and passport copy of sponsor.

 

5. Photocopy of your passport and U.A.E. residence visa.

 

6. Photocopy of confirmed hotel reservation.

 

7. Photocopy of confirmed return ticket booking.

 

 

1.3. VISA FEE

 

 

 

   130 AED per entry


- Please bring exact amount of money with you. The Embassy does not provide any change.

- Visa fee may be changed without prior notice.

 

 

 2. TRANSIT VISA

 

2.1. REQUIREMENT

 

This type of visa is issued to applicants who wish to enter the Kingdom for the following purposes :

 

- to travel in transit through the Kingdom in order to proceed to the country of destination or to re-enter his/her own country (category TS)

 

- to participate in sports activities (sportsmen, sportswomen, etc.)(category S)

 

- the person in charge or crew of a conveyance coming to a port, station or area in the Kingdom (category C)

 

2.2. DOCUMENTS REQUIRED

 

 

 

- Passport or travel document with validity not less than 6 months

 

- Visa application form completely filled out

 

- 4 Recent ( 4 x 6 cm.) photographs of the applicant

 

- Evidence of travel from Thailand (confirmed air ticket paid in full)

 

- Evidence of adequate finance (20,000 Baht per person and 40,000 Baht per family)

 

- Visa of a third country in a passport or travel document

 

- Letter of invitation stating the application s participation in sports activities in the Kingdom

 

- Consular officers reserve the rights to request additional documents as deemed necessary

 

 

 

2.3. VISA FEE

 

 

 

110 AED per entry
(Visa fee may be changed without prior notice)

 

 

2.4. VALIDITY OF A VISA

 

 

 

The validity of a visa is three months.

 

 

 

1.5. PERIOD OF STAY

 

 

 

    Travelers coming to Thailand with this type of visa will be permitted to stay in the Kingdom for a period not exceeding 30 days.

 

 

 

 3. NON-IMMIGRANT VISA

 

 

3.1. REQUIREMENT

 

This type of visa is issued to applicants who wish to enter the Kingdom for the following purposes:

 

- to perform official duties (Category F)

 

- to conduct business / to work (Category B)

 

- to invest with the concurrence of the Thai Ministries and Government Departments concerned (Category IM)

 

- to invest or perform other activities relating to investment, subject to the provision of the established laws on investment promotion (Category IB)

 

- to study, to come on a work study tour or observation tour , to participate in projects or seminars , to attend a conference or training course , to study as a foreign Buddhist monk (Category ED)

 

- to work as a film-producer, journalist or reporter (Category M)

 

- to perform missionary work or other religious activities with the concurrence of the Thai Ministries or Government Departments concerned (Category R)

 

- to conduct scientific research or training or teaching in a research institute (Category RS)

 

- to undertake skilled work or to work as an expert or specialist (Category EX)

 

- other activities (Category O) as follows:
to stay with the family, to perform duties for the state enterprise or social welfare organizations, to stay after retirement for the elderly, to receive medical treatment, to be a sport coach as required by Thai Government, to be a contestant or witness for the judicial process.

 

 

 

3.2. DOCUMENTS REQUIRED

 

 

 

3.2.1 The applicants must submit the following relevant documents depending on the purpose of their visit.

 

 

- Visa application form completely filled out

 

 

- Passport or travel document with validity not less than 6 months. The validity of 18 months is required for one year visa application.
- 3 Recent (4 x 6 cm) photographs of the applicant, taken within the past six months

 

 

- Evidence of adequate finance ( 20,000 Baht per person and 40,000 Baht per family )
- Birth Certificate (O)

 

 

- Certificate of Marriage or its equivalents (O)

 

 

- Transcript / Letter of acceptance from the concerned schools/universities or institutes (ED)

 

 

- Letter from Thailand s Board of Investment. (IB)

 

 

- Official Note certifying the purpose of travel from the Government Agencies /Embassies and Consulates / International Organizations / State Enterprises in Thailand. (F / B / ED / M / R) - Letter of approval from the Ministry of Labour (To obtain this letter, the prospective employer in Thailand is required to submit Form WP3 at the Office of Foreign Workers Administration, Department of Employment, Ministry of Labour Tel 02-2452745, 02-2453209 or at a Provincial Employment Office in the respective province. Further information is available at www.doe.go.th/workpermit/index.html) (B)

 

 

- Letter from a company stating the objective of the visit to Thailand (B)

 

 

- Document showing correspondence with trading partners in Thailand. (B) - Letter of invitation from companies qualified to employ foreigners. (B)

 

 

- Employment contract indicating rationale for employing the applicant as well as his/her salary, position and qualifications (document must be signed by authorized managing director and affixed the seal of the company) (B)

 

 

- Copy of Work Permit issued by the Ministry of Labour (only in case the applicant has previously worked in the Kingdom ) (B)

 

 

- Copy of corporate documents; namely 1) list of shareholders 2) business registration and business license 3) company profile 4) details of business operation 5) list of foreign workers stating names, nationalities and positions 6) map indicating the location of the company 7) Balance sheet, statement of Income Tax and Business Tax (Por Ngor Dor 50 and Por Ngor Dor 30) of the latest year 8) Alien income tax return (Por Ngor Dor 91) and 9) Value-added tax registration (Por Ngor Dor 20) , etc.(B)

 

 

- Copy of educational records of the applicant and letters of recommendation from the prior employers, identifying job description and length of service time. (B)

 

 

- Document indicating the number of foreign tourists (for tourism business only) ,or document indicating export transactions issued by banks (for export business only)(B)

 

 

 

 

3.2.2 The document to be submitted for non-immigrant visa application is contingent upon necessities and appropriateness of purposes stated in the application form.

 

3.2.3 Consular officers reserve the rights to request additional documents as deemed necessary.

 

3.2.4 Copies of company documents must be signed by Board of Directors and affixed the seal of the company.

 

3.2.5 In the absence of a required document, a letter explaining the unavailability of such document must be provided.

 

3.2.6 The applicant must sign on each page of the copy.

 

3.2.7 Documents in foreign languages must be translated into Thai. If translated into English, it should be notarized by notary organs or the applicant’s diplomatic/ consular mission.

 

 

 

 

3.3. VISA FEE

 

 

 

240 AED for single entry and 650 AED for multiple entries.

 

 

 

3.4. VALIDITY OF A VISA

 

 

 

    Single-entry and multiple-entry visas are valid for three months. Multiple-entry visas could also be valid for one year.

 

 

 

3.5. PERIOD OF STAY

 

 

 

    The holders of this type of visa are initially granted a period of stay in the Kingdom not exceeding 90 days unless otherwise instructed by the Office of Immigration Bureau.

 

 

 

4. Non-Immigrant Visa  “O-A” (Long Stay) 

This type of visa may be issued to applicants aged 50 years and over who wish to stay in Thailand for a period of not exceeding 1 year without the intention of working.   

Holder of this type of visa is allowed to stay in Thailand for 1 year.  Employment of any kind is strictly prohibited. 

4.1. Eligibility

        4.1.1 Applicant must be aged 50 years and over (on the day of submitting application).

        4.1.2 Applicant not prohibited from entering the Kingdom as provided by the Immigration Act B.E. 2522 (1979).

        4.1.3 Having no criminal record in Thailand and the country of the applicant’s nationality or residence.

        4.1.4 Having the nationality of or residence in the country where applicant’s application is submitted.

        4.1.5 Not having prohibitive diseases (Leprosy, Tuberculosis, drug addiction, Elephantiasis, third phase of Syphilis) as indicated in the Ministerial Regulation No. 14  B.E. 2535.

 

4.2. Required Documents

                - Passport with validity of not less than 18 months.

                - 3 copies of completed visa application forms.

                 - 3 passport-sized photos (4 x 6 cm) of the applicant taken within the past six months.

                 - A personal data form.

                 - A copy of bank statement showing a deposit of the amount equal to and not less than 800,000 Baht or an income certificate (an original copy) with a monthly income of not less than 65,000 Baht, or a deposit account plus a monthly income totaling not less than 800,000 Baht.

                  - In the case of submitting a bank statement, a letter of guarantee from the bank (an original copy) is required.

                  - A letter of verification issued from the country of his or her nationality or residence stating that the applicant has no criminal record (verification shall be valid for not more than three months and should be notarized by notary organs or the applicant’s diplomatic or consular mission).

                 - A medical certificate issued from the country where the application is submitted, showing no prohibitive diseases as indicated in the Ministerial Regulation No.14 (B.E. 2535) (certificate shall be valid for not more than three months and should be notarized by notary organs or the applicant’s diplomatic or consular mission).

- In the case where the accompanying spouse is not eligible to apply for the Category ‘O-A’ (Long Stay) visa, he or she will be considered for temporary stay under Category ‘O’ visa.  A marriage certificate must be provided as evidence and should be notarized by notary organs or by the applicant’s diplomatic or consular mission. 

4.3. Channels to submit application

                Applicant may submit their application at the Royal Thai embassy or Royal Thai Consulate-General in their home/residence country or at the Office of the Immigration Bureau in Thailand located on Soi Suan Plu, South Sathorn Road, Sathorn District, Bangkok 10120. Tel 0-2287-4948 (direct)  or  0-2287-3101 - 10  ext. 2236.                          

4.4. Visa fee

        240 AED for single entry
        650 AED for multiple entries  

4.5. Recommendations for foreigners with Non-Immigrant Visa “O-A” (Long Stay) while staying in the Kingdom

        4.5.1 Upon arrival, holder of this type of visa will be permitted to stay in Thailand for 1 year from the date of first entry.  During the one-year period, if he or she wishes to leave and re-enter the country, he or she is required to apply at the Immigration office for re-entry permit (single or multiple) before departure.  In the case of leaving the country without a re-entry permit, the permit to stay for 1 year shall be considered void.

4.5.2 At the end of the 90-day stay, the foreigner must report to the immigration officer in his or her residence area and report again every 90 days during his or her stay in Thailand.  The foreigner may report to the police station if there is no immigration office in his or her residence area.

4.5.3  Foreigner may report to the competent authority by post and should provide the following:

       - A report form (Tor Mor 47).

       - A copy of passport pages showing the foreigner’s photo, personal details, and the latest arrival visa stamp.  

      -  A copy of the previous receipt of acknowledgement. 

       - A self-addressed envelope with postage affixed.

Such documents must be sent to the Office of the Immigration Bureau, Soi Suan Plu, South Sathorn Road, Sathorn District, Bangkok 10120, and must be submitted 7 days before the end of every 90-day period.  A receipt of acknowledgement will be given and should be used for future correspondence. 

4.5.4 Foreigner who wishes to extend his or her stay shall submit a request for extension of stay at the Office of the Immigration Bureau with documented evidence of money transfer or a deposit account in Thailand or an income certificate showing an amount of not less than 800,000 Baht or an income certificate plus a deposit account showing a total amount of not less than 800,000 Baht.  A one-year extension of stay shall be granted at the discretion of the immigration officer to the foreigner as long as he or she meets the above requirements.

 

5. DIPLOMATIC / OFFICIAL VISA

 

 

- Upon official request, The Embassy may grant visas to diplomatic or official passport-holders who wish to assume duties at a foreign Diplomatic Mission or Consulate or International Organization in the Kingdom and to their family members.

 

- Supporting documents are Note Verbal and/or documents issued by the foreign government or international organization, certifying the identity of the person concerned and his/her purposes while residing in the Kingdom.

 

 

 

 

 6. COURTESY VISA

 

 

- Upon official request, The Embassy may grant courtesy visas to diplomatic/official/ordinary passport-holders who wish to enter the Kingdom on official duty and/or other purposes.

 

- Supporting documents are documents issued by the governmental agency, foreign government or international organization, certifying the identity of the person concerned and his/her purposes while visiting the Kingdom