Transit Visa


Purpose of Visit

This type of visa is issued to applicants who are entering to Thailand for the following purposes:

  • Transiting through Thailand’s airports exceeding 12 hours before proceeding to the third country of destination or returning to your home country (Requiring a copy of the outbound ticket to a third country)
  • Participating in sports activities  (Requiring a letter of invitation from the concerned organization in Thailand)
  • Captain or crew of a conveyance coming to the port, station or area in Thailand  (Requiring a letter of verification from the concerned airline)

Required document

  • An original and a copy of Passport or travel document with a minimum validity of 6 months
  • Download and complete Visa Application Form
  • Recent passport-sized photograph (3.5 x 4.5 cm) of the applicant
  • Proof of an Australian Electronic Visa (for non-Australian or non-resident applicants)
  • A bank statement in the past six months showing a deposit account with the minimum fund of THB 10,000 per person, or THB 20,000 per family
  • Confirmed accommodation under your name for the duration of your stay in Thailand 
  • Invitation letter (for who will participate in sports activities only)
  • A copy of airline ticket indicating the date of arrival to Thailand and departure from Thailand to the third country (and for applicants applying for double entries visa, a copy of an airline ticket showing the second entry to Thailand)

* For Nigerian nationalities and passport holders, Certificate of Clearance from NDLEA and authenticated by The Ministry of Foreign Affair of Nigeria and Royal Thai Embassy in Abuja, Nigeria is required.

** In case of submitting an application by Mail, please send all required documents to:

                                                 Royal Thai Consulate-General, Sydney

                                          Level 8, 131 Macquarie Street, Sydney NSW 2000

You must also provide a self-addressed return envelope (registered envelope recommended) for the return of documents.


The validity of a Visa

The validity of a visa is 3 months from the date of issue.


Period of Stay

Travelers will be permitted to stay in Thailand for a period of not exceeding 30 days.


  • The Consular officers reserve the right to request additional documents as deemed necessary as well as reject any application without prejudice. Please note, the visa processing fees is non-refundable once the processing of the application begins – regardless of its outcome.