Purposes of Visit

Purposes of Visit

30 Mar 2021


Purposes of visit


– To enter Thailand on diplomatic or official functions

TRANSIT VISA Maximum stay 30 days and employment is prohibited

– To transit to the country of destination (Category “TS”)- To participate in sport activities (Category “S”)- The person in charge or crew coming to a port, station or area in the Kingdom (Category “C”)

TOURIST VISA Maximum stay 60 days and employment is prohibited

– To travel for tourism (pleasure) purposes only (Category “TR”)

NON-IMMIGRANT VISA Maximum stay 90 days, extension of stay can be applied in Thailand.

– To conduct business and conference / to work (Category “B”)

Note: For teaching in Thailand, a background check from your local law enforcement agency(s) is required along with the original letter on school letterhead from the accredited school. Please contact the Embassy to confirm whether Non-Immigrant “B” visas can be issued for teaching at the school which intends to employ you.

– To study, to come on a work study tour or observation tour, to participate in projects or seminars, to attend a conference or training course, to study as a foreign Buddhist monk (Category “ED”)

– To conduct scientific research or training (Category “RS”)

– To perform missionary work or other religious activities with the concurrence of the Thai ministries or Government Departments concerned (Category “R”)

– To work as a film-producer, journalist, or reporter (Category “M”)

– To perform official duties (Category “F”)

– Other activities such as visiting family, settlement after retirement or pensioner, Voluntary work etc. (Category “O”)