All visitors entering Thailand must possess valid passports.
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 nationality
of and holding valid passports or travelling documents issued by: -
Argentina Brazil Canada Mexico U.S.A.
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
Australia Fiji New Zealand Papua New Guinea
Vanuatu Western Samoa
Djibouti Egypt Kenya Mauritania Morocco
Senegal South Africa Tunisia
Belgium Denmark Finland France Germany
Greece (Helenic Republic)
Iceland Ireland Italy
Luxemburg Netherlands Norway Portugal Slovenia
Sweden Switzerland U.K.
They must enter the kingdom by passenger transports such as aircraft
or sea-going vessels of 500 registered tons and up; or through channels
of immigration check-point or border check-points on the Malaysian boundary;
or enter by means of passenger aircraft, sea-going vessel, rail, bus,
taxi, touring coach or hired motor-cycle and having:-
1. Fully paid ticket or other document belonging to the vehicle owner
or to the operator of the vehicle which is to be used for leaving the
kingdom within the period specified, or
2. Documentary evidence of the owner or operator of the vehicle showing
fully paid reservation for the departure from the kingdom within the
Exempted are Malaysian nationals entering the kingdom by means of bus,
hired car, touring coach or hired motor-cycle through immigration check-points
or border check-points bordering on Malaysian territory, who need not
have travelling ticket of documents mentioned under Items 1 and 2.
Persons mentioned in the above conditions are exempted from visas and
are permitted to remain in the kingdom for a period not exceeding fifteen
days from the day of entry. They are not allowed to extend their stay
for more than fifteen days, unless under unforeseen circumstances such
as illness or delay of aircraft departure. Visitors wishing to stay
in the kingdom for more than fifteen days are advised to apply to missions
in their countries. In the event there are no Thai diplomatic missions,
they may apply to missions in neighboring countries, or forward their
request and supporting evidence to the Immigration Division, Soi Suan
Phlu, Sathon Tai Rd., Bangkok 10120, Thailand. Tel: 2873101-10
Thailand may Obtain Visas on Arrival at
1. The Bangkok International Airport
2. The Chiang Mai International Airport
3. The Phuket International Airport
4. The Hat Yai International Airport
They must also have a fully paid ticket which enables them to travel
out of the kingdom within the stipulated time.
The application for a visa must be accompanied by a photograph as well
as the necessary fee.
Every kind of visa is valid for a 90-day period from the date of issue.
Length of Stay
Transit Visa 30 days
Tourist Visa 60 days
Non-Immigrant Visa 90 days
Note: Please check the period of stay stamped
in your passport by the Immigration officer. Visitors who overstay their
visa will, at the time of their departure, by fined 100 baht for each
Apply for extensions of stay at the Immigration Office. Fee 500 baht.
Application fee for re-entry permit is 500 baht.