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VISA : 8. NON IMMIGRANT VISA - MASS MEDIA "M"

        1. REQUIREMENT  (NON - M)
 
  This type of visa is issued to applicants who wish to enter the Kingdom to: 
  1.1 work as long-term journalist or reporter in Thailand
  1.2 conduct or work as a film-producer in Thailand
 

2. DOCUMENTS REQUIRED

 
 
  Visa application form completely filled out  
  Official Note certifying the purpose of travel from the Government Agencies
  Embassies and Consulates / International Organizations / State Enterprises inThailand.
 
  Passport or travel document with validity not less than 6 months + 1 copy of passport  
  - Two recent (4 x 6 cm.) photograph of the applicant  
  - Copy of evidence of travel to/from Thailand (confirmed air ticket paid in full/booking)  
  - Evidence of hotel / accommodation booking  
  - Evidence of adequate finance    
  International Health Certificate on Yellow Fever vaccination + 1 copy  
  - Medical Certificate (Un certificat medical attestant l'absence de toutes maladies infectieuses)   
     
  Additional documents  
  - Journalist / reporter is required to present an approval letter from
  Department of Information, Ministry of Foreign Affairs prior to obtain a visa.
 
  - Film maker is required to present an approval letter from
  Thailand Film Office, Ministry of Tourism and Transport prior to obtain a visa. 
 
 

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

Applicants are required to apply for a visa in person.

 
     
  3. VISA FEE  
 
  35,000 FCFA (Single)  
  80,000 FCFA (Multiple) 
  (Visa fee may be changed without prior notice)
   
  4. VALIDITY OF A VISA  
 
  The validity of a visa is 3 months or 1 year.
  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.
   
  5. EXTENSION OF STAY
 
 

    Those who wish to stay longer or may wish to change their type of visa 
must file an application for permission at

The Office of Immigration Bureau
Government Center B, Chaengwattana Soi 7,
Laksi, Bangkok 10210, Tel: +662-141-9889
or at 
http://www.immigration.go.th 

     The extension of stay as well as the change of certain type of visa is solely
at the discretion of the Immigration officer.

   
  6. ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS
 
      Nationals of certain countries are required to apply for a visa only at the Royal
Thai Embassy in their home/residence country or at the designated Thai Embassy.
Therefore, travellers are adivised to contact the nearest Thai Embassy to find out
where they may apply for a visa to Thailand before departure. 

 

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