VISA SERVICES

VISA TO THAILAND

Visa to Thailand

   

Generally, any foreign citizen who wishes to enter Thailand is required to obtain a visa from the Royal Thai Embassy or Royal Thai Consulate-General. However, nationals of certain countries do not require a visa if they met visa exemption requirements.

For more information and a summary of countries entitled to visa exemption and visa on arrival to Thailand, 

 

                         Please click here, for Visa Exemption and Visa on Arrival

 

Applying for a visa

  • You can apply for a visa in-person or by mail. Please include a self-addressed prepaid envelope when submitting an application (registered envelope recommended)
  • The type of visa will be issued in accordance with the applicant’s purpose of visit.
  • Visas are generally valid for 3 months, but in some cases may be granted for up to 6 months, 1 year or 3 years, depending on the type of visas.

 

Processing Time

The Visa Processing time is 3 working days (with complete required documentation)

excluding the following countries:

Afghanistan, Algeria, Bangladesh, Cameroon, Central African Republic, China, Congo, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Ghana, Guinea, India, Iran, Iraq, North Korea, Lebanon, Liberia, Libya, Nepal, Nigeria, Pakistan, Palestine, Sao Tome and Principe, Sierra Leone, Somalia, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Syria, and Yemen

* For nationalities or passport holders of the above-mentioned countries bearing VISITOR (subclass 600) Australian Visa, the visa processing time may take up to 1 - 1.5 months as the Consulate must seek the approval from the authorities concerned in Thailand before visa can be issued.

 ** For nationals of Afghanistan, Iraqi, North Korean and other nationality-unspecified Passport or Travel Document Holders, visa processing time may take up to 1.5 - 2 months as the Consulate must seek the approval from the authorities concerned in Thailand before visa can be issued.

 

Service hours

Monday to Friday                     Lodging application            9.30 hrs to 12.30 hrs 

Visa collection                    2.00 hrs to   2.30 hrs

*Except for public holidays (For more information, please click here)