VISA SERVICES

NON-IMMIGRANT VISA

Non-Immigrant Visa

 

Required documents for ALL Type of Non-Immigrant Visa

  • 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 copy of airline ticket indicating the date of arrival to and departure from Thailand
  • Proof of residential address in Australia

* Applicants bearing no Australian visa (i.e. eligible to enter Australia for tourism purpose on a visa exemption scheme) or bearing Visitor (Subclass 600) visa will not be eligible to apply for any category of non-immigrant or other semi-permanent visa to Thailand. The said applicants are eligible to apply only Transit or Tourist visa 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.

 

Additional Required Documents for EACH Type of Non-Immigrant Visa

1. Non-Immigrant Visa type "ED" (For Education)

Purpose of Visit:

This type of visa is issued to applicants who wish to study or do the internship in Thailand. There are 2 categories of a Non-Immigrant “ED” Visa: Single Entry and Multiple Entries.


Additional required documents:

  • A copy of a school’s profile, registration or license in Thailand
  • Transcript/Letter of acceptance from the concerned schools/universities or institutes in Thailand indicating length of stay and your field of study

The validity of a Visa

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

Multiple Entries: The validity of a visa is 12 months from the date of issue.


Period of Stay

Travelers will be permitted to stay in Thailand for a period of not exceeding 90 days.


 

2. Non-Immigrant Visa type "B" (For Business and Employment)

Purpose of Visit:

This type of visa is issued to applicants who are entering Thailand for business purposes, such as attending a conference, training session or conducting the business negotiation. There are 2 categories of a Non-Immigrant “B” Visa: Single Entry and Multiple Entries.


Additional required documents:

  • A copy of verification letter from your employer stating your position, length of employment, date, and purpose of visit. In the case of the business’s owner, please provide relevant documents.
  • An invitation (or any equivalent nature such as email, etc.) from concerned company/organization in Thailand indicating the length of stay and purpose of your visit.

The validity of a Visa

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

Multiple Entry: The validity of a visa is 12 months from the date of issue.


Period of Stay

Travelers will be permitted to stay in Thailand for a period of not exceeding 90 days unless he or she has a valid working permit in Thailand.


 

3. Non-Immigrant Visa type "O" (For Dependent, Spouse and family visit and spouse of Thai national)

Purpose of Visit:

This type of visa is issued to applicants who wish to visit their family in Thailand. There are 2 categories of a Non-Immigrant “O” Visa: Single Entry and Multiple Entries.


Additional required documents:

  • A proof of relationships such as marriage certificate or birth certificate.
  • A confirmation letter from your spouse or family member with their Thai ID card and house registration.
  • A copy of the visa or work permit of a spouse or parent who is currently working in Thailand

The validity of a Visa

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

Multiple Entries: The validity of a visa is 12 months from the date of issue.


Period of Stay

Travelers will be permitted to stay in Thailand for a period of not exceeding 90 days unless he or she has a residence permit.


 

4. Non-Immigrant Visa type "O" (For Volunteer or NGO)

Purpose of Visit:

This type of visa is issued to applicants who wish to visit Thailand for a volunteer to work in a non-government organization in Thailand.


Additional required documents:

  • An invitation or acceptance letter from the concerned organization in Thailand indicating position, responsibilities, and length of stay in Thailand
  • A copy of the concerned organization’s registration or license in Thailand as a non-profit organization
  • A copy of passport or I.D. card of a person who signs an invitation or acceptance letter

The validity of a Visa

Single Entry:   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 90 days.


 

5. Non-Immigrant Visa type "O-A" (For Retirement long stay)

Purpose of Visit:

This type of visa is issued to applicants aged 50 years and over who are entering Thailand for a period of not exceeding 1 year. Employment of any kind is strictly prohibited. 


Additional required documents:

The following documents must be provided in 2 sets (1 original set and 1 copy set):

  • Passport or travel document with minimum validity of 18 months,
  • Download and complete Retirement Visa application form
  • Must be an Australian national or permanent residents currently residing in Australia
  • A bank statement in the past six months showing a deposit account with the minimum fund of THB 800,000, or an income statement with a monthly salary of THB 65,000 or a deposit account plus monthly income THB 800,000 a year.
  • A police name check certificate issued no longer than 3 months prior to submitting the application.

The validity of a Visa

The validity of a visa is 12 months with multiple entries


Period of Stay

Travelers will be permitted to stay in Thailand for a period of not exceeding 12 months.


Disclaimer

  • 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.