Visa Type and Requirements

Visa Type and Requirements

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Important: The visa application must be prepared individually even if the same family. 

Visa application forms click

check-lists of required documents can be downloaded as follows:


- TOURIST VISA (TR) - For tourism

Upon arrival, travelers with this type of visa will be permitted to stay in Thailand for a period of not exceeding 60 days.

DIPLOMATIC / OFFICIAL / COURTESY VISA  - to assume duties at a foreign Diplomatic Mission or Consulate or International Organization in the Kingdom and to their family members.

- Long Term Resident visa, please apply via


Single-entry and multiple-entry visas are valid for three months. Multiple-entry visas could also be valid for one year.
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.

NON-IMMIGRANT VISA (B) and (IB) FOR EMPLOYMENT - To be employed in Thailand

NON-IMMIGRANT VISA (B) FOR EMPLOYMENT AS TEACHER - To be employed as a teacher in Thailand
- NON-IMMIGRANT VISA (B) FOR BUSINESS PURPOSE - To engage in business-related activities in Thailand
NON-IMMIGRANT VISA (ED) FOR EDUCATION - To study or take academic courses in Thailand

- NON-IMMIGRANT VISA (M) FOR MASS MEDIA - To cover the news or shoot films/ documentaries/commercials in Thailand
NON-IMMIGRANT VISA (O) FOR DEPENDANT - For dependant of the main visa applicant or foreign spouse/ children of a Thai citizen but NOT applicable to accompany the main applicant of RETIREMENT VISA
NON-IMMIGRANT VISA (O) FOR MEDICAL TREATMENT - For persons who require medical treatment in Thailand and their accompanying helpers
- NON-IMMIGRANT VISA (O) FOR RETIREMENT - to stay after retirement for elderly

- NON-IMMIGRANT VISA (O) FOR VOLUNTEER - To perform volunteer duties

Upon arrival, holders of this type of visa will be permitted to stay in Thailand for 1 year from the date of first entry.
Those who wish to stay longer or may wish to change their type of visa must apply for permission at the Office of Immigration Bureau located on Government Center B, Chaengwattana Soi 7, Laksi, Bangkok 10210, Tel 0-2141-9889 (or at ). The extension of stay as well as the change of certain types of visa is solely at the discretion of the Immigration officer.

Processing time:

Visa processing will usually take 2 business days.

Visa collection will be the next working day by walk-in. (please note our Official Holidays)


Visa Fee:

- Transit visa (Single-entry) is 125 MYR

- Tourist visa (Single-entry) is 160 MYR

- Non-immigrant visa (Single-entry) is 320 MYR

- Non-immigrant visa (Multiple-entry) is 800 RM (applicable for business purposes only)

- Visa fee is exempted for citizens of Malaysia, Singapore, South Korea and Tunisia

Visa fee announcement is attached HERE.



  1. All requirements are required in Thai or English
  2. Group family members will be requested for a certificate of relationship (e.g., birth/marriage certificate)
  3. Visa applicants without an appointment will not be accepted.
  4. The Royal Thai Embassy deserved the right to refuse the visa application with no reason provided and no refund.
Booking an online appointment at LNY.IO/RTEKL.
For further enquiries, please get in touch with [email protected]