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1. General Information

Type of Visas Category Purpose of visit Type of passports
Tourist TR Tourism purposes only Ordinary passport/
travel document
 MT For medical treatment Ordinary passport/
travel document
Transit  TS  To transit to the country of destination Ordinary passport/
travel document
S To participate in sports activities or competitions Ordinary passport/
travel document
Person in charge or crew coming to a port, station or area in Thailand  Ordinary passport/
travel document

(Business/ Employment)

To conduct business, to be employed, internship, or attend conference (extracurricular) Ordinary passport/
travel document
(Investment through BOI)
To invest or perform other activities relating to investment, subject to the provision of the established laws on investment promotion Ordinary passport/
travel document


To study, to have a study tour or technical visit to government agencies, international organization, to participate in projects, seminars, conference or training course conducted by government agencies or international organization, to participate in Buddhism activities approved by related government agencies Ordinary passport/
travel document
O To visit family, long-term medical treatment, volunteer, and other activities Ordinary passport/
travel document
F To perform official duties (using ordinary passport) Ordinary passport/
travel document
To conduct scientific research, training or teaching in a research institute (with an approval from the National Research Council of Thailand) Ordinary passport/
travel document
To perform missionary work or other religious activities with the concurrence of the Thai ministries or relevant Government agencies Ordinary passport/
travel document
To work as a film production team, journalist or reporter Ordinary passport/
travel document 
O-A Applicants aged over 50 years who wish to stay in Thailand for a period of not exceeding 1 year without the intention of working Ordinary passport/
travel document
 Long-Term Resident  LTR 

Long-term visa which provides a range of tax and non-tax benefits to enhance the country’s attractiveness as a regional hub for living and doing business for ‘high-potential’ individuals.
There are 4 sub-categories: Wealthy Global Citizens, Wealthy Pensioners, Work-From-Thailand Professionals, Healthy Skilled Professionals and Dependents.
Please visit  https://ltr.boi.go.th/ for an applicationa process and further information. 

Ordinary passport/
travel document
Diplomatic Diplomatic function Diplomatic Passport/
UN Laissez Passer
Official F Official function Official passport/
UN Laissez Passer (blue)
Courtesy - Diplomatic/ Official/ Ordinary passport holders who wish to enter Thailand for official duty and/or other purposes. Diplomatic passport/ Official passport/ Ordinary passport
Special/ Privilege Entry Visa  - Must be a member of Thailand Elite Card Ordinary passport 


Type of Visa Category of Visa  Number of Entries  Validity of Visa Period of Stay (each entry) Fee Checklist & required documents
Tourist  TR/ MT Single  3 months 60 days 2,5000 INR  download
TR Multiple  6 months  60 days  12,000 INR
Transit TS / S / C Single 3 months  30 days 1,900 INR download
TS Double 3 months 30 days 3,800 INR 
Non-immigrant B/ IB / ED / O/ F / RS / R / M Single 3 months 90 days  5,000 INR  download
B/ R-A/ O/ M/ O-A Multiple 1 year  90 days 12,000 INR
B Multiple 3 years 90 days 24,000 INR
Long-Term Resident LTR Multiple  10 years  1 year 125,000 INR  https://ltr.boi.go.th/


D/ F Single  3 months 90 days - download
Multiple 3 months -
6 months -
Official F Single 3 months  90 days - download 
Multiple 3 months -
6 months -
Courtesy  - Single  3 months 90 days - download
Multiple 3 months -

2. How to apply

    2.1 Ordinary passports
          - Submit an application form along with required documents to the visa processing companies
             o VFS Global (website)
             o BLS Internationals (website)
             o DU Digital Global (website)
          - Disclaimer: An additional service fee may be charged by the visa processing companies.
    2.2 Official, Diplomatic passports, and UN Laissez Passer
          - Submit application at Gate 1, Royal Thai Embassy, on Monday - Friday at 10.30 - 11.30 hrs.
    2.3 Processing duration 4 working days (excluded submitting application at the visa processing companies)

3. Summary of countries and territories entitled for Visa Exemption and Visa on Arrival to Thailand (click here)
รายชื่อประเทศ/ดินแดนที่ผู้ถือหนังสือเดินทางหรือเอกสารใช้แทนหนังสือเดินทางที่ได้รับการยกเว้นการตรวจลงตรา และสามารถขอ Visa on Arrival สาหรับการเข้าราชอาณาจักร (คลิกที่นี่)