Thailand Visa Information

According to the visa regulation of Thailand, all nationalities except for citizens of countries having bilateral agreements on visa exemption with Thailand, are required to have visa when entering Thailand. The Thai visa can be obtained in a Thai Embassy or Consulate-General. To apply for Thailand visa, the applicants are required to present the original passport with validity of at least 6 months after the date of entry to Thailand, and plus 2 photos. At this time, nationals from 41 countries can now stay in Thailand for up to 30 days with an entry visa. The visitors from 20 others countries can obtain a 15 day tourist visa on arrival at following international check points. The categories of visas in Thailand are transiting, visitor transit, tourist, non-quota immigrant. Additionally, holders of transit, visitor transit and tourist visas are not allowed to work in Thailand.1. THAILAND VISA EXEMPTION The immigration regulation  of Thailand allows the passport holders from below 40 countries and 1 special administrative region – Hong Kong SAR , to enter Thailand for tourism purposes without visa They will be permitted to stay in the Kingdom for a period of not exceeding 30 days on each visit and may re-enter and stay in Thailand for a cumulative duration of stay of not exceeding 90 days within any 6 month period from the date of first entry.
THAILAND VISA EXEMPTION FOR NATIONS
1. Australia : Commonwealth of Australia 2. Austria : Republic of Austria 3. Belgium : Kingdom of Belgium 4. Brazil : Federative Republic of Brazil (****) 5. Bahrain : State of Bahrain 6. Brunei Darussalam : Negara Brunei Darussalam 7. Canada 8. Denmark : Kingdom of Denmark 9. Finland : Republic of Finland 10. France : French Republic 11. Germany : Federal Republic of Germany 12. Greece : Hellenic Republic 13. Hong Kong : Hong Kong Special Administrative Region 14. Iceland : Republic of Iceland 15. Indonesia : Republic of Indonesia 16. Ireland : Republic of Ireland 17. Israel : State of Israel 18. Italy : Republic of Italy 19. Japan 20. Korea : Republic of Korea (****) 21. Kuwait : State of Kuwait  22. Luxembourg : Grand Duchy of Luxembourg 23. Malaysia 24. Netherlands : Kingdom of the Netherlands 25. New Zealand 26. Norway : Kingdom of Norway 27. Oman : Sultanate of Oman 28. Peru : Republic of Peru (****) 29. Philippines : Republic of the Philippines 30. Portugal : Republic of Portugal 31. Qatar : State of Qatar 32. Singapore : Republic of Singapore 33. Spain : Kingdom of Spain 34. South Africa : Republic of South Africa 35. Sweden : Kingdom of Sweden 36. Switzerland : Swiss Confederation 37. Turkey : Republic of Turkey 38. United Arab Emirates 39. United Kingdom : United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland 40. United States of America 41. Vietnam : Socialist Republic of Vietnam
2. THAILAND VISA ON ARRIVAL The immigration regulation of Thailand allows the citizen of below 20 countries to obtain a 15 day tourist visa on arrival at international entry gate with passport valid for at least 6 months. The applicant must possess means of living expenses at the amount of 10,000 Baht per person and 20,000 Baht per family accordingly. The applicant must present full paid ticket which is usable within 15 days since the date of entry . The visa on arrival is provided at 32 designated international checkpoints and applicants should submit the application form duly filled out and to which his/her recent photograph (4 x 6 cm) is attached. The application fee is 1,000 Baht. Visitors who enter the Kingdom with Visa on Arrival generally cannot file an application for extension of stay except in special cases such as illness which prevents them from travelling, … They can submit an application at the Office of Immigration Bureau , Immigration Division 1, Soi Suan Plu, South Sathorn Road, Bangkok 10120. Tel. 02 287-3127 or 02 287-3101-10 ext. 2264-5  
VISA ON ARRIVAL FOR NATIONALS
1. Bhutan : Kingdom of Bhutan 2. China : People’s Republic of China (including Taiwan) 3. Cyprus : Republic of Cyprus 4. Czech : Czech Republic 5. Estonia : Republic of Estonia 6. Hungary : Republic of Hungary 7. India : Republic of India 8. Kazakhstan : Republic of Kazakhstan 9. Latvia : Republic of Latvia 10. Liechtenstein : Principality of Liechtenstein11. Lithuania : Republic of Lithuania 12. Maldives : Republic of Maldives 13. Mauritius : Republic of Mauritius 14. Oman : Sultanate of Oman 15. Poland : Republic of Poland 16. Russian Federation 17. Saudi Arabia : Kingdom of Saudi Arabia 18. Slovakia : Slovak Republic 19. Slovenia : Republic of Slovenia 20. Ukraine
THAILAND VISA ON ARRIVAL AVAILABLE AT CHECKPOINT
1. Suvarnabhumi Airport 2. Don Muang International Airport , Bangkok 3. Bangkok Harbour Im. Checkpoint , Bangkok 4. Sri Racha Immigration Checkpoint , Chonburi 5. Pattaya Immigration Checkpoint , Chonburi 6. Mabtaput Immigration Checkpoint , Rayong 7. U Tapao Airport , Rayong 8. Klong Yai Immigration Checkpoint , Trat 9. Pong Nam Ron Im. Checkpoint , Chanthaburi 10. Aranyaprathet Im. Checkpoint , Sa Kae 11. Chiangmai International Airport , Chiangmai 12. Mae Sai Immigration Checkpoint , Chiengrai 13. Chieng Saen Im. Checkpoint , Chiengrai 14. Chieng Khong Im. Checkpoint , Chiengrai 15. Chiangrai Airport Im. Checkpoint , Chiangrai 16. Sukhothai Inter. Airport , Tak Im.Checkpoint 17. Tak Immigration Checkpoint , Tak 8. Nong Khai Immigration Checkpoint , Nong Khai 19. Mukdahan Immigration Checkpoint , Mukdahan 20. Phuket International Airport , Phuket 21. Phuket Immigration Checkpoint , Phuket 22. Hatyai International Airport , Songkhla 23. Sadoa Immigration Checkpoint , Songkhla 24. Songkhla Harbour Im. Checkpoint , Songkhla 25. Padangbaysar Im. Checkpoint , Songkhla 26. Samui Airport , Surat Thani 27. Samui Immigration Checkpoint , Surat Thani 28. SuratThani Airport Checkpoint , Surat Thani 29. Satun Immigration Checkpoint , Satun 30. Krabi Immigration Checkpoint , Krabi 31. Betong Immigration Checkpoint , Yala 32. Su Ngai Go Lok Im. Checkpoint , Narathiwas