Visa Types

Visa Types
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WHO CAN APPLY FOR E-VISA WITH THE ROYAL THAI EMBASSY, COPENHAGEN?

Residents of Denmark and Lithuania who currently residing in these countries may apply for e-visa with the Royal Thai Embassy in Copenhagen through https://www.thaievisa.go.th/ . Proof of residency are required.

Important message:

1. If all the requirments are met, the processing time for all types the visa will be no longer than 15 working days. 
2. Please apply for your visa within 90 days of your travel date to Thailand. The E-visa system will delete any application which has not been approved by the Embassy within 90 days since the date of submission.

Those currently residing in other countries should contact the Royal Thai Embassy in their respective countries.

Nationals of Denmark and Lithuania who are currently traveling in Thailand cannot apply for e-visa with the Royal Thai Embassy in Copenhagen through https://www.thaievisa.go.th/. They must contact the Thai Immigration Bureau for visa matters.

Nationals of Denmark and Lithuania who are currently traveling in other countries and wish to travel to Thailand cannot apply for e-visa with the Royal Thai Embassy in Copenhagen. They may either enter Thailand under 30-day tourist visa exemption scheme or contact the Royal Thai Embassy in the countries they are traveling in if they wish to stay in Thailand for longer than the tourist visa exemption scheme allowed. If they wish to apply with the Royal Thai Embassy in Copenhagen, those nationals of Denmark and Lithuania must first return to their respective countries, i.e. Denmark and Lithuania, before applying.

 

Download Form:

1. Invitation Letter Form (Thai)

2. Invitation Letter Form (Eng)

 

Tourist Visa

With tourist visa, travellers are strictly prohibited to conduct in all kinds of work including volunteer work and internship.

1. Single Entry Tourist visa (60 days stay permit): Tourism and Leisure activities 

The single entry tourist visa has its validity of 3 months from the date of issue with the duration of 60 days stay permit. Travellers are allowed to apply for a thirty days extension of stay permit at the nearest Thai Immigration Office.

Required Documents

  • Biodata page of Passport or Travel Document
  • Photograph taken within the last six months
  • Document indicating current location
  • Travel booking confirmation e.g. A plane ticket in and out of Thailand within 60 days or other type of transporation (bus ticket, cruise ship reservation)
  • Proof of accommodation in Thailand, e.g. A Copy of hotel reservation/ rental contract/deed. In case of residing with a family, an invitation from the host family along with a copy of their undersigned Thai ID or house registration is required. The name of the applicant must indicated clearly. Invitation Letter Form (Thai)  Invitation Letter Form (Eng)

2. Multiple Entry Tourist Visa (METV)  

The Multiple Entry Tourist Visa (METV) has a validity of 6 months from the date of issue and the duration of stay of up to 60 days per visit. You are advised to check the stamp of the immigration upon arrival.

Required Documents

  • Biodata page of Passport or Travel Document
  • Photograph taken within the last six months
  • Document indicating current location
  • Travel booking confirmation e.g. A plane ticket in and out of Thailand within 60 days or other type of transporation (bus ticket, cruise ship reservation)
  • Proof of accommodation in Thailand, e.g. A Copy of hotel reservation/ rental contract/deed. In case of residing with a family, an invitation from the host family along with a copy of their undersigned Thai ID or house registration is required. The name of the applicant must indicated clearly. Invitation Letter Form (Thai)  Invitation Letter Form (Eng)

3. Tourist visa : Participants of MICE industry (Meeting, Incentives, Convention, Exhibitions)
supported by TCEB (Thailand Convention Exhibition Bureau)

This single entry tourist visa has its validity of 3 months from the date of issue with the duration of 60 days stay permit. 

Required Documents

  • Biodata page of Passport or Travel Document
  • Photograph taken within the last six months
  • Document indicating current location
  • Travel booking confirmation e.g. A plane ticket in and out of Thailand within 60 days or other type of transporation (bus ticket, cruise ship reservation)
  • Proof of accommodation in Thailand, e.g. A Copy of hotel reservation/ rental contract/deed. In case of residing with a family, an invitation from the host family along with a copy of their undersigned Thai ID or house registration is required. The name of the applicant must indicated clearly. Invitation Letter Form (Thai)  Invitation Letter Form (Eng)
  • Letter from Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau (TCEB)

4. Tourist visa : Recreation learning or training related activities, e.g. Scuba diving, boxing training, Thai massage training and Thai culinary learning

This single entry tourist visa has its validity of 3 months from the date of issue with the duration of 60 days stay permit. Travellers are allowed to apply for a thirty days extension of stay permit at the nearest Thai Immigration Office. 

Required Documents

  • Biodata page of Passport or Travel Document
  • Photograph taken within the last six months
  • Document indicating current location
  • Travel booking confirmation e.g. A plane ticket in and out of Thailand within 60 days or other type of transporation (bus ticket, cruise ship reservation)
  • Proof of accommodation in Thailand, e.g. A Copy of hotel reservation/ rental contract/deed. In case of residing with a family, an invitation from the host family along with a copy of their undersigned Thai ID or house registration is required. The name of the applicant must indicated clearly. Invitation Letter Form (Thai)  Invitation Letter Form (Eng)
  • Letter of acceptance from institute or company organizing activities

5. Tourist visa : To visit family residing in Thailand (less than 60 days)

This single entry tourist visa has its validity of 3 months from the date of issue with the duration of 60 days stay permit. 

Required Documents

  • Biodata page of Passport or Travel Document
  • Photograph taken within the last six months
  • Document indicating current location
  • Travel booking confirmation e.g. A plane ticket in and out of Thailand within 60 days or other type of transporation (bus ticket, cruise ship reservation)
  • Proof of accommodation in Thailand, e.g. A Copy of hotel reservation/ rental contract/deed. In case of residing with a family, an invitation from the host family along with a copy of their undersigned Thai ID or house registration is required. The name of the applicant must indicated clearly. Invitation Letter Form (Thai)  Invitation Letter Form (Eng)
  • Personal details of a family in Thailand, e.g. ID card, Passport and the visa page or stay permit in Thailand

6. Tourist visa : Medical treatment (less than 60 days)

This single entry tourist visa has its validity of 3 months from the date of issue with the duration of 60 days stay permit. 

Required Documents

  • Biodata page of Passport or Travel Document
  • Photograph taken within the last six months
  • Document indicating current location
  • Travel booking confirmation e.g. A plane ticket in and out of Thailand within 60 days or other type of transporation (bus ticket, cruise ship reservation)
  • Proof of accommodation in Thailand, e.g. A Copy of hotel reservation/ rental contract/deed. In case of residing with a family, an invitation from the host family along with a copy of their undersigned Thai ID or house registration is required. The name of the applicant must indicated clearly. Invitation Letter Form (Thai)  Invitation Letter Form (Eng)
  • Letter of appointment from hospital/medical center
 
Transit Visa
 

Transit Visa : Transit (stopover longer than 12 hours)

Applicants may apply for a visa between 1 - 4 entries based upon thier travel schedules. The 1-entry transit visa has its validity of 3 months from the date of issue. The 2/3/4-entry transit visa has its validity of 6 months from the date of issue. 

Required Documents

  • Biodata page of Passport or Travel Document
  • Photograph taken within the last six months
  • Document indicating current location
  • Travel booking confirmation e.g. A plane ticket in and out of Thailand 
  • Proof of accommodation in Thailand, e.g. A Copy of hotel reservation/ rental contract/deed. In case of residing with a family, an invitation from the host family along with a copy of their undersigned Thai ID or house registration is required. The name of the applicant must indicated clearly. Invitation Letter Form (Thai)  Invitation Letter Form (Eng)
 
 
NON-Immigrant O (Family) 

1. Non-Immigramt O : To stay with Thai family residing in Thailand (more than 60 days)

This single entry tourist visa has its validity of 3 months from the date of issue with the duration of 90 days stay permit. Travellers are allowed to apply for a thirty days extension of stay permit at the nearest Thai Immigration Office.

Required Documents

  • Biodata page of Passport or Travel Document
  • Photograph taken within the last six months
  • Document indicating current location
  • Financial evidence showing monthly income of no less than 40,000 THB or having the current balance of 400,000 THB, e.g. bank statements, proof of earnings
  • Personal details of a family in Thailand, e.g. ID card, Passport and the visa page or stay permit in Thailand
  • Proof of relationship to a family in Thailand, e.g. A copy of marriage certificate / birth certificate / certificate of adoption

2. Non-Immigramt O : To stay with Non-Thai family residing in Thailand (more than 60 days)

This single entry tourist visa has its validity of 3 months from the date of issue with the duration of 90 days stay permit. Travellers are allowed to apply for a thirty days extension of stay permit at the nearest Thai Immigration Office.

Required Documents

  • Biodata page of Passport or Travel Document
  • Photograph taken within the last six months
  • Document indicating current location
  • Financial evidence showing monthly income of no less than 30,000 THB , e.g. bank statements, proof of earnings
  • Personal details of a family in Thailand, e.g. ID card, Passport and the visa page or stay permit in Thailand
  • Proof of relationship to a family in Thailand, e.g. A copy of marriage certificate / birth certificate / certificate of adoption

3. Non-Immigramt O : Thai Nationals who abandoned Thai citizenship

Applicants who were formerly Thai citizens and currently holding other citizenship can also apply for a Non-Immigrant visa.

This single entry tourist visa has its validity of 3 months from the date of issue with the duration of 90 days stay permit. Travellers are allowed to apply for a thirty days extension of stay permit at the nearest Thai Immigration Office.

Required Documents

  • Biodata page of Passport or Travel Document
  • Photograph taken within the last six months
  • Document indicating current location
  • Financial evidence showing monthly income of no less than 30,000 THB , e.g. bank statements, proof of earnings
  • Proof of former Thai citizenship

 

NON-O (retirement)

Non-Immigramt O : Retirement (pensioner aged 50 or above with state/private pension who wishes to stay in Thailand for no longer than 90 days) 

The applicant must be over the age of 50 and retired. Those who are above 50 but have not yet retired can not apply for this type of visa; they are advised to apply for the O-A visa, instead.

This single entry tourist visa has its validity of 3 months from the date of issue with the duration of 90 days stay permit. Travellers are allowed to apply for a thirty days extension of stay permit at the nearest Thai Immigration Office.

Required Documents

  • Biodata page of Passport or Travel Document
  • Photograph taken within the last six months
  • Document indicating current location
  • Financial evidence showing monthly income of no less than 65,000 THB or having the current balance of 800,000 THB, e.g. bank statements, proof of earnings or pension certificate 

 

 

NON-OA (1 year)

This type of visa may be issued to applicants aged 50 years and over who wish to stay in Thailand for a period of not exceeding 1 year without the intention of working. Holder of this type of visa is allowed to stay in Thailand for 1 year. Employment of any kind is strictly prohibited. 

Qualifications of an applicant:

  • Not being prohibited from entering the Kingdom under the Immigration Act. B.E. 2522.
  • Having the nationality of or the residence in the country where his/ her application is submitted.
  • Having no criminal record against the security of Thailand and the country of his/her nationality, or the country of his/her residence.
  • Not having prohibitive diseases as indicated in the Ministerial Regulation No.14 B.E. 2535 (Leprosy, Tuberculosis [T.B], Elephantiasis, Drug addiction, Alcoholism, 3rd step of syphilis).
  • Must use our Medical Certificate ONLY. Download Medical Certificate form here
  • Proof of Thai health insurance that covers the whole duration of stay in Thailand. The health insurance policy must have coverage not less than 100,000.- USD (3,000,000.- THB) per policy. Applications can submit either the copy of the health insurance policy or the original one (if available) and Print out this Foreign Insurance Certificate to be filled and signed by the insurance company. Buy Thai Insurance here
  • Foreign Insurance Certificate – the form can be downloaded here 
  • Proof of your accommodation in Thailand: A Copy of hotel reservation/ rental contract/deed. In case of residing with a family, an invitation from the host family along with a copy of their undersigned Thai ID or house registration is required. The name of the applicant must indicated clearlyInvitation Letter Form (Thai)Invitation Letter Form (Eng)
  • Bank Statement showing a deposit of the amount equal to and not less than 800,000 THB (160,000 DKK) or an original payslip with a monthly income of not less than 65,000 THB, or a deposit account plus a monthly income totally not less than 800,000 THB. In case of submitting a bank statement, a letter of guarantee from the bank (an original copy) is required.

 

NON-OX (5 years)

Purpose of Visit 

This type of visa may be issued to applicants who are over 50 years of age and over and wish to stay in Thailand for a period of not exceeding 10 years without the intention of working. Holder of this type of visa is allowed to stay in Thailand for 5 years each time with the possibility of an extension of up to 5 years at the Royal Thai Immigration Bureau (total 10 years). 

Qualifications of an applicant:

  • Applicants must be at least 50 years of age and above (on the day of submitting the application). 
  • Applicants must be nationals and passport holders of eligible countries, namely; Japan, Australia, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, Canada and the United States. 
  • Applicants must have a bank deposit of no less than 3 million Baht in Thailand OR a bank deposit in Thailand of no less than 1.8 million Baht and an annual income of no less than 1.2 million Baht. Such amount must be maintained in bank deposit in full for at least one year and at no less than 1.5 million Baht thereafter.  
  • Applicants must have a Thai health insurance for the duration of stay, with coverage for outpatient treatment of no less than 40,000 Baht and inpatient treatment of no less than 400,000 Baht. The Thai health insurance can be obtained via http://longstay.tgia.org  
  • Applicants must be Danish nationals or nationals of the above-mentioned eligible countries with permanent residence permit in Denmark. 
  • Applicants not prohibited from entering the Kingdom as provided by the Immigration Act B.E. 2522 (1979). 
  • Having no criminal record in Thailand and the country of the applicant’s nationality and residence. 
  • Not having prohibitive diseases such as Leprosy, Tuberculosis, drug addiction, Elephantiasis, and third phase of Syphilis as indicated in the Ministerial Regulation No.14 B.E.2535. 

Validity of Visa: Multiple entries with the validity of visa of 5 years 

Period of Stay: Travelers with this type of visa will be permitted to stay in Thailand for a period of 5 years each time with the possibility of an extension of up to 5 years at the Royal Thai Immigration Bureau (total 10 years).  

 

 

 NON-Immigrant B

1. Non-Immigrant B: Business visit (attending a conference, meetings and visiting business partners)

Applicants who wish to travel to Thailand for a business purpose such as attending a conference should apply for Non-Immigrant B visa. A single entry visa valids for 3 months. and a multiple-entry visa valid for 1 years.

Required Documents

  • Biodata page of Passport or Travel Document
  • Photograph taken within the last six months
  • Document indicating current location
  • Financial evidence: amount of no less than 30,000 THB (Single), 120,000 THB (Multiple) e.g. bank statements, sponsorship letter
  • Invitation letter from the company in Thailand

2. Non-Immigrant B: Employment (working in Thailand)

If you have been given a job offer in Thailand or the company you are currently employed is transferring you to their sister company in Thailand, it is necessary that you apply for a single entry Non-Immigrant B visa before entering the Kingdom. This visa allows the applicant to stay and work in Thailand for 90 days. During the stay, the applicant must contact the Thai Immigration Service within 30 days after arrival and apply for an extension of the stay permit. The applicant must also obtain a work permit at the Ministry of Labour

Required Documents

  • Biodata page of Passport or Travel Document
  • Photograph taken within the last six months
  • Document indicating current location 
  • Financial evidence: amount of no less than 30,000 THB, e.g. bank statements, sponsorship letter
  • WP3 (An approval letter from the Ministry of Labour ) or work permit in case of Non Immigrant B renewal (Japanese is waived from the requirement to submit WP3) 
  • An invitation letter from the company in Thailand

 3. For spouse and/or children

NOTE: Should the applicant wish to relocate to Thailand with their spouse and/or children, the accompanying family members need to apply for a Non-Immigrant O visa. The following documents are required for the accompanying family members along with the following documents.

 

Non-ED 

1. For the purpose of studying in Thailand

Applicants are to apply for a Non-Immigrant ED visa if traveling to Thailand for the following educational purposes;

  1. Studying at a Thai or an International School in Thailand (completing secondary or high school)
  2. Completing an exchanged programme at a school or university in Thailand for a semester or more
  3. Being accepted by a Thai university to complete a Bachelor, Master or PHD programme

Applicants have to apply non immigrant visa, which is when entering Thailand, the Immigration officer at the entry point will grant a 90-day stay. This is an initial period of stay for this type of visa. For an extension of stay beyond 90 days, application must be made at the Immigration Bureau in Thailand.

  1. Invitation letter/ acceptance letter from the school/university you are attending
  2. School registration (not necessary for university)
  3. A copy of tuition fee payment
  4. A reference letter from the Danish school or university (in case of attending an exchanged programme)
  5. A document from the relevant authority indicating that the applicant has no criminal record against the security of Thailand and the country of his/her nationality, or the country of his/her residence.
  6. Proof of your accommodation in Thailand: A Copy of hotel reservation/ rental contract/deed. In case of residing with a family, an invitation from the host family along with a copy of their undersigned Thai ID or house registration is required. The name of the applicant must indicated clearly. Invitation Letter Form (Thai)  Invitation Letter Form (Eng)

2. For the purpose of internship

In order to complete a Bachelor or a Master's degree in Denmark, it is common that students are required to complete an internship at a company, hospital, NGOs and other organizations and a lot of internships usually take place overseas. When a student is accepted an internship in Thailand, she/he needs to apply for a Non-Immigrant ED visa.

  1. Invitation letter from the company/organization in Thailand
  2. A copy of company's registration
  3. A copy of the undersigned internship contract
  4. A reference letter from the school/university in Denmark stating the purpose of visit to Thailand
  5. Proof of your accommodation in Thailand: A Copy of hotel reservation/ rental contract/deed. In case of residing with a family, an invitation from the host family along with a copy of their undersigned Thai ID or house registration is required. The name of the applicant must indicated clearly. Invitation Letter Form (Thai)  Invitation Letter Form (Eng)

Remark

Taking Thai boxing courses or diving lessons and other activities will not be considered as education but mere hobby, hence tourist visa is eligible.

 

 

Non-Immigrant O for Voluntary Work (Updated)

Applicants who wish to conduct a voluntary work in Thailand can only apply for a single entry Non-Immigrant O visa which allows him/her to stay in Thailand for 90 days. Should the work period exceed 90 days, applicants must contact the Thai Immigration Service and apply for an extension of the stay permit.

1. Voluntary work with government agency /state enterprise (without salary)

Required Documents

  • Biodata page of Passport or Travel Document
  • Photograph taken within the last six months
  • Document indicating current location
  • Financial evidence: amount of no less than 30,000 THB, e.g. bank statements, sponsorship letter
  • Letter confirming voluntary work signed by authorized person together with a copy of ID card or passport of the signer
  • Letter confirming voluntary work by government agency or state enterprise

 

2.  Voluntary work with foundation or association registered in Thailand (without salary)

Required Documents

  • Biodata page of Passport or Travel Document
  • Photograph taken within the last six months
  • Document indicating current location
  • Financial evidence: amount of no less than 30,000 THB, e.g. bank statements, sponsorship letter
  • Letter confirming voluntary work by registered foundation or association
  • Certifying letter from the government agency overseeing that registered foundation or association
  • Proof of registration of the foundation or association together with a copy of ID card of the signer

 

3. Voluntary work with foreign foundation or association with permission to operate in Thailand (without salary)

Required Documents

  • Biodata page of Passport or Travel Document
  • Photograph taken within the last six months
  • Document indicating current location
  • Financial evidence: amount of no less than 30,000 THB, e.g. bank statements, sponsorship letter
  • Letter confirming voluntary work by foreign foundation or association with permission to operate in Thailand
  • Certifying letter from the government agency overseeing that foreign foundation or association with permission to operate in Thailand
  • Proof of permission to operate in Thailand together with copy of passport and work permit of the signerr

 

In the case that the applicants are to be employed with salary by NGO/Charity/Association, please see "NON-Immigrant B" 

 

SMART VISA 

The SMART Visa, which will come into effect on 1 February 2018, will encourage foreign talents and investors to invest in the 10 targeted industries of Thailand. It is hoped that it will enhance knowledge transfer and increase the competitiveness of Thailand in the global economy.
 
The SMART Visa is a new type of visa specially designed to encourage highly-skilled professionals and talents to work or invest in the 10 targeted S-Curve industries, namely (1) next-generation automotive, (2) smart electronics, (3) affluent, medical and wellness tourism, (4) agriculture and biotechnology, (5) food for the future, (6) robotics, (7) aviation and logistics, (8) biofuels and biochemicals, (9) digital, and (10) medical hub.
 
The four categories of people who are eligible to apply for SMART Visa are

(1) Talent

(2) Investor

(3) Executive

(4) Startup and

(5) Others (i.e. legal dependents, namely spouse and children, if any).

 

The SMART Visa provides more benefits and privileges than any other types of visa. These benefits include:

(1) Visa validity up to 4 years (instead of the usual 1 year)
(2) No requirement of work permit
(3) Extension of reporting of stay to Immigration Bureau – from every 90-day to every year
(4) The right of legal dependents (spouse and children) of the SMART Visa holder to live and work in Thailand equivalent to SMART visa holder (only SMART T type allows dependents of SMART Visa holder to work in Thailand).
 
Please click on the links below for further details.
All required supporting documents have to be scanned and uploaded. Applicant must print the confirmation page and submit it with the hard copy of all supporting documents, in person or by post, either to:
- One-Stop Service Centre for Visa and Work Permit (OSS)
  Chamchuri Square Building
  Phyathai Road
  Pathumwan District
  Bangkok 10330
  Thailand
For more information, please visit the website of the Board of Investment of Thailand at http://www.boi.go.th/index.php?page=Smart_visa