Our Thailand Visa Guide will teach you everything you need to know about Thailand’s visa policy for people from all over the world, including different types of visas, particular requirements, visa sponsorships, visa fees, and more. It is critical to have a scheduled flight ticket in hand before applying for a visa to Thailand.
Who needs a visa to visit Thailand?
The following nationalities are eligible to apply for a visa on arrival in Thailand:
- People’s Republic of China
- Papua New Guinea
- Saudi Arabia
Entry into Thailand
Thailand no longer requires entry permission applications There are no COVID-19 restrictions on travel from Ireland to Thailand. Passengers are not required to present COVID-19 vaccination or testing certificates or to complete a Passenger Locator Form. All travellers are advised to adhere to local health and safety standards while in Thailand.
Eligibility to apply for a Thailand visa
The criteria is in place to educate travellers on certain eligibility requirements before applying for a Thailand visa. The criteria is listed below.
Passport or travel document with a minimum 6-month validity period.
Visa application form (filled out).
One(1) recent 4 x 6cm.
Circular air ticket or electronic ticket (paid in full).
Documentation of financial capability (10,000 baht per person/20,000 baht per family).
Hotel or private lodging booking confirmation.
Processing time for Thailand visas
Some guarantee processing within two business days, while others may take longer. However, you should anticipate waiting between 5 and 10 business days for your Thai visa to be processed, beginning when the embassy or consulate receives your complete application.
Appointment waiting times
Appointment waiting times can vary depending on the type of visa you are applying for.
Who can visit Thailand without a visa?
The holders of ordinary passports from the countries and territories listed below are exempt from obtaining a tourist visa for a stay of up to 45 days in Thailand. Ukraine, UAE, UK, USA, Vietnam.
For detailed information on specific parts of the general visa process, you can refer to the links below to find the answer to your query. If you are unable to find any particular information, please contact us via email.
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|What is a Visa?|
|What kind of visa do I need?|
|Do I need more than one visa?|
|How long is a visa valid for?|
|When do I need my visa?|
|What if my visa is refused?|
Thailand Visa Types
There are several types of visas available in Thailand. Each visa is for a different purpose of stay. The visa types available are:
- Tourist visa.
- Special tourist visa.
- Business visa (non-immigrant B visa)
- Investment visa.
- Education visa (non-immigrant ED visa)
What to do if your Thailand visa is refused?
You have the right to contest this verdict. The embassy of the Member State that opted to deny the visa distributes a standard form to notify the applicant of the decision to deny a Thailand visa and the reasons for the cancellation.
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Current Bank Solvency and Bank Statement from the last six months with good transactions (at least 20,000 Baht per person and 40,000 Baht per family OR 60,000 Taka per person and 120,000 Taka per family).
Twice every calendar year, eligible tourists having standard passports may enter Thailand without a visa while entering by land or sea. There are no restrictions on air travel. The 30-day visa exemption stamp may be issued without restriction to Malaysians crossing the land border.
The currency is not need to be in Thai Baht, but if questioned, you will be required to present the equal amount in cash or travellers checks. Current regulations stipulate that you must be prepared to present this cash to an immigration official.