News : Criteria Concerning a Health Insurance's Requirement For An Alien Applying for Non-Immigrant O-A News

News : Criteria Concerning a Health Insurance's Requirement For An Alien Applying for Non-Immigrant O-A

Beginning 31 October 2019, applicants for non-immigrant type O-A visas (retirement) are required to have health insurance with a coverage of

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

– Inpatient benefit with a sum insured of not less than  400,000 THB

The applicants must additionally submit the following:

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 2 copies;

(b) In case of a Thai insurance company, the applicant must submit 2 copies of the insurance policy document or, if available, the original insurance policy document with 2 copies.

A list of Thai insurance companies participating in the scheme can be found here: http://longstay.tgia.org

2. Foreign Insurance Certificate as stipulated by the Office 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