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NON-IMMIGRANT O-A VISA

NON-IMMIGRANT O-A -- FOREIGNERS AGED 50 YEARS AND OVER WHO WISH TO STAY IN THAILAND FOR A PERIOD OF NOT EXCEEDING 1 YEAR WITHOUT THE INTENTION OF WORKING.

  1. Passport with validity of not less than 18 months.
  2. 3 copies of completed visa application forms.
  3. 3 passport-sized photos (4 x 6 cm) of the applicant taken within the past six months.
  4. 3 copies evidence of travel to Thailand e.g. air ticket
  5. 3 copies of a personal data form.
  6. 3 copies 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 totalling not less than 800,000 Baht. 
  7. In the case of submitting a bank statement, 3 copies of a letter of guarantee from the bank (an original copy) is required.
  8. Pursuant to the Resolutiion of the Council of Minister of Thailand, dated 2 April B.E. 2562 (2019), approving in principle for the stipulation of health insurance as an additional requirement for Non-Immigrant O-A (Long Stay) visa application, the Royal Thai Embassy has introduced the following requirement for the said visa application:

             Effective from 31 October 2019, the application must be medically insured for the entrie period of stay in Thailand with the following coverage:

             - Outpatient benefit with a sum insured of not less than 40,000THB, and

             - Inpateint benfit with a sum insured of not less than 400,000THB

            8.1 Health insurance policy document issued by a Thai or foreign insurance company, stating that the applicant is medically insured for the period and with coverage as mentioned above:

            (a) in case of a foreign insurance company, the applicant must submit the original insurance policy document with 3 copies.

            (b) in case of a Thai insurance conpany, the applicant must submit 3 copies of the insurance policy document( the original policy document included). A list of Thai insurance companies participating in the                          scheme can be found here: www.longstay.tgia.org

            8.2 Foreign Insurance Certificate as stipulated by the Offfice of Insurance Commission and Health Insurance of Thailand, which must be completed, signed and stamped by the insurance company. The form can                be downloaded here: Foreign Insurance Certificate Form

  1. A letter of verification issued from the country of his or her nationality or residence stating that the applicant has no criminal record (The verification must be in English and must be valid for not more than three months and should be notarised by notary organs or the applicant’s diplomatic or consular mission).
  2. A medical certificate issued from the country where the application is submitted, showing no prohibitive diseases (Leprosy, Tubercolosis, Drug Addiction, Elephantiasis and Third Step of Syphilis) as indicated in the Ministerial Regulation No.14 (B.E. 2535) (The Certification must be in English and must be valid for not more than three months and should be notarised by notary organs or the applicant’s diplomatic or consular mission).
  3. 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 notarised by notary organs or by the applicant’s diplomatic or consular mission.
  4. Embassy officers reserve the rights to request additional documents as deemed necessary

 

RECOMMENDATION FOR NON IMMIGRANT O-A HOLDER

  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.
  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.
  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 Immigration Division 1, 120 Moo 3, Government Center B, Chaengwattana Soi 7, Laksi, Bangkok 10210 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.
     
  1. 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.

 

Visa Validity and Fee

No. Of Entry

Visa Validity

Period of Stay

Visa Fee

Multiple Entry

1 year

1 year

200 USD

Visa Processing Time

1-5 working days – 1-2 months

 

 

Remarks

  1. The applicant need to submit the visa application in person only at the Royal Thai Embassy, Ankara. The Embassy does not accept online/post application.
  2. Applicant must endorse on each and every page of the submitted copies of documentation.
     

 

 

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