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| General Information | Types of visa | Issuance of visa | Tourist visa exemption |
NOTE: The regulations might change without prior notice. Please contact your nearest Thai Consulate for confirmation.
All foreigners who apply for Tourist Visa at the Royal Thai Embassies and the Royal Thai Consulates-General worldwide, including eligible foreigners who apply for Visa on Arrival at designated checkpoints, will be exempted from Tourist Visa fee from 11 May B.E. 2553 (2010) to 31 March B.E. 2554 (2011). Such arrangement is for Tourist Visa only.
All visitors entering Thailand must possess valid passports.
Visas / Immigration Information
Temporary visitors to Thailand for the purpose of pleasure who are exempted from applying for entry visas, and who can stay for a maximum of 30 days in Thailand, must be of the nationalities of and holding valid passports or traveling documents issued by:
AMERICAS: Argentina, *Brazil, Canada, Chile, Cyprus, Mexico, *Peru, U.S.A.
ASIA: Bahrain, Brunei, Indonesia, Israel, Japan, Kuwait, Malaysia, Oman, Philippines, Qatar, *Republic of Korea, Republic of Yemen, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, The Union of Myanmar, Turkey, United Arab Emirates.
PACIFIC: Australia, Fiji, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, Vanuatu, Western Samoa
AFRICA: Djibouti, Egypt, Kenya, Mauritania, Morocco, Senegal, South Africa, Tunisia, Yemen
EUROPE: Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Luxemburg, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, U.K.
*Nationals of Brazil, Peru and Republic of Korea are permitted to stay in Thailand for 90 days.
OTHER COUNTRIES: Visitors from other countries than listed above should apply to a Thai consular office or diplomatic mission in their respective country at least six weeks before departure. For further details, contact your travel agent or: Immigration Division of Thailand, Soi Suan Phlu, Sathon Tai Rd., Bangkok 10120, Thailand. Tel: +66 2287 31 01 ext. 10, facsimile: +66 2287 17 40
Validity of Visas
Every kind of visa is valid for a so-day period from the date of issue.
Length of Stay
* Transit Visa 30 days
* Tourist Visa 60 days
* non-immigrant Visa 90 days