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Non-Immigrant Visa “M” (Media)

This type of visa is issued to applicants who wish to enter the Kingdom to work as a film-producer, journalist or reporter.

 

DOCUMENTS REQUIRED (For Foreign Press)

Basic Required documents by all types of Non-Immigrant Visa

 An original confirmation letter of approval from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Thailand.

 A copy of recent bank statement (The name of the applicant must indicated clearly); in case of submitting a family bank statement a proof of relationship (i.e. birth certificate, marriage certificate) must be provided.

 For a non-New Zealand citizen, proof of residence in New Zealand is required (e.g. resident visa, work visa, etc.)

Note:

Please check for guidance on how to obtain the letter from MFA at http://www.mfa.go.th/main/en/media-center/25543-Information-for-Foreign-Press.html

 

DOCUMENTS REQUIRED (For a Film Shooting)

Basic Required documents by all types of Non-Immigrant Visa

 An original confirmation letter of Approval from the Department of Tourism,  Ministry of Tourism and Sports of the Kingdom of Thailand.

 A Letter from an employer in New Zealand which identifying purpose of visit to Thailand, Length of employment, name of the company/organization in Thailand that you are going to conduction business with, position and salary, etc.

 Business registration of New Zealand’s company with the name of the applicant.

 An evidence of New Zealand company’s financial status such as Bank statement in the past 6 months.

Note:

Please check for guidance on how to obtain this letter from http://www.thailandfilmoffice.org/index.php/en/filming/process.

 

 

VALIDITY OF A VISA :

 - Single entry: 3 months (you must enter Thailand within the validity of visa from the date of issue)

 - Multiple entry: 1 year (you must enter Thailand on your final visit before expiry of the visa from the date of issue)

 

VALIDITY OF A STAY :

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.

 

EXTENSION OF STAY :

The holder of non-immigrant visa may apply for an extension of stay at the Office of the Immigration Bureau and may be granted such extension for a period of one year from the date of first entry into Thailand. The extension of stay is at the discretion of the Immigration officer. (Details in http://www.immigration.go.th)

 

FEE :
NZ$120 per entry. Payment (payable to the Royal Thai Embassy) can be made either by cash or bank cheque. Visa fees are subject to change without notice.

 

Note:

1. Please submit visa application to the Royal Thai Embassy, Wellington only. The Honorary Consulate-General in Auckland is not authorised to isse this type of visa.

2. The Royal Thai Embassy reserves the rights to request for other additional documents, depending on the type of Non-Immigrant Visa.

3. The document to be submitted for non-immigrant visa application is contingent upon necessities and appropriateness of purposes stated in the application form.

4. Applicant from the Specified Passport Holders who do not have home/ residence country in New Zealand is advised to apply for a Non-Immigrant visa only at the Royal Thai Embassy or Consulate-General in their home/residence country or at the designated Royal Thai Embassy. Therefore, travellers are advised to contact the nearest Thai Embassy or Consulate-General to find out where they may apply for a visa to Thailand before departure.