Thai Visa General Requirements and Process

Thai Visa General Requirements and Process

Get in Touch

Need to hear more? Contact us and we’ll get in touch with you shortly.

To secure a visa to Thailand, generally you have to submit the following requirements:

  • valid passport

  • completely filled-out application form

  • 2 passport size photographs

  • Visa Fees

You can submit your visa application in person or by mail. 

Applications submitted in person are processed within 84 hours. 

Applying by mail will take approximately 10 business days plus mailing time. When submitting application by mail, a self-addressed envelope size 6″x9″ or large enough to fit all passports with sufficient postage stamps is required. Please include a stamp for the cost of the previously mailed application form to applicant. 

Applicant who is a holder of a reentry permit or those who hold passport from Bangladesh, the People’s Republic of China, Cambodia, India, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, Nigeria, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Vietnam, the Middle East countries and the Socialist countries need to submit additional requirements:

  • Employment verification or a guarantor’s letter from a U.S. resident

  • Proof of confirmed round-trip ticket and itinerary

  • Proof of permanent resident alien card

  • Proof of Financial capacity, such as a bank statement showing personal savings or checking account

  • A personal bio-data of applicant(s) since leaving country of birth or refugee camp

  • Confirmed reservation a place or hotel to stay in Thailand. (name and address)

  • Reference person and address in Thailand

  • Reference person and address the next country after Thailand or your native country

Visa must be activated or used within three months from the date of issuance.