Foreigners seeking Thailand Entry for the tour and other similar purposes must have obtained Thailand Tourist Visa from any Thailand Diplomatic Missions or Consulates unless they are eligible for Thailand Visa Exempt Facility or Thailand Visa On Arrival Program.
Thailand Visa Exempt Facility
Currently, Thailand offers Visa-Free Travel for the citizens of 64 Nations. Since 2014 May, the Visa Rules has little changes. It has regulated the rules of either Visa in Advance or at least one night outside Thailand is required to stay in Thailand after the expiry of Visa Free or Visa on Arrival Duration. Thailand Government-regulated that no overstay in Thailand is allowed.
Visa Exemption for Normal Passport
- South Korea
30 Days with Visa Waiver Program with Bilateral Agreement
The Following 6 nations have bilaterally agreed to Visa Waiver Program with Thailand, and holders of the Passport issued by these countries are eligible for 30 days Visa Free.
- Hong Kong(Passport of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Only)
The holders of the Ordinary Passport of the following 51 nations are eligible for 30 Days Visa-Free program. However, nationals of Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia, and Singapore have no limit of entries in any means of Thailand entry. Anyone entering Thailand by Seaports or Overland is eligible for two Visa-Free Facility in a single calendar year while Travelling through the air has no limit.
In the case of the United Kingdom, only British Citizens and British Nationals Overseas are eligible.
The holders of passports issued by the following countries are eligible for 14 days Thailand Visa-free facility under the Bilateral Agreement with Thailand.
- Myanmar( For Air Arrivals to Thailand Only)
Thailand Visa On Arrival
Holders of passports of the following countries are eligible for Thailand Visa On Arrival Facility, and eligible for stay up to 15 days in Thailand.
The nationals/citizens of the aforementioned Nations must have to use one of the following Immigration Checkpoint to enjoy VOA.
Land and harbor checkpoint
Aranyaprathet Immigration Checkpoint
Ban Prakop Immigration Checkpoint
Bangkok Harbour Immigration Checkpoint
Betong Immigration Checkpoint
Bueng Kan Immigration Checkpoint
Bukta Immigration Checkpoint
Chiang Khong Immigration Checkpoint
Chiang Saen Immigration Checkpoint
Kanchanaburi Land Border Checkpoint
Khlong Yai Immigration Checkpoint
Khuan Don Immigration Checkpoint
Khlong Yai (Hat Lek) Immigration Checkpoint
Ko Lipe Marine Port Checkpoint
Krabi Immigration Checkpoint
Mae Sai Immigration Checkpoint
Map Ta Phut Immigration Checkpoint
Mukdahan Immigration Checkpoint
Nakhon Phanom Immigration Checkpoint
Nan Immigration Checkpoint
Nong Khai Immigration Checkpoint
Nong Khai Harbour Immigration Checkpoint
Padang Besar Immigration Checkpoint
Pattaya Immigration Checkpoint
Phibun Mangsahan Immigration Checkpoint
Phu Sing Land Border Checkpoint
Phuket Immigration Checkpoint
Pong Nam Ron Immigration Checkpoint
Sadao Immigration Checkpoint
Samui Immigration Checkpoint
Samut Prakan Immigration Checkpoint
Satun Immigration Checkpoint
Si Racha Immigration Checkpoint
Songkhla Harbour Immigration Checkpoint
Su-ngai Kolok Immigration Checkpoint
Tak Immigration Checkpoint
Tak Bai Immigration Checkpoint
Tha Li Immigration Checkpoint
e-Visa on Arrival
From November 2018, the Thailand Government has started the online application for a visa-on-arrival. Any eligible foreigners for Visa on Arrival can apply online to skip the long queue and processes.
Thailand Immigration Checkpoints accepting e-Visa on-Arrival
- Chiang Mai International Airport
- Don Mueang International Airport
- Phuket International Airport
- Suvarnabhumi Airport
Thailand Visa requirements for Non-Ordinary Passport Holders
Holders of the diplomatic or Service category passport of the following countries are allowed to visit Thailand without Visa for up to 90 Days.
Up to 90 Days
Up to 30 Days
Thailand Visa Required in Advance
The Holders of Passports of Countries need to apply for Visa in the Thailand Diplomatic Missions or Consulate situated in their respective countries.
Transiting through Thailand
Any passengers transiting through Suvarnabhumi International Airport need not obtain a Thailand Visa for a period of fewer than 12 hours and unless they are traveling through the following airlines: Angkor Air, Beijing Capital Airlines, Cebu Pacific, Eastar Jet, Golden Myanmar Airlines, Indigo, Intira Airlines, Jeju Air, Jet Asia Airways, Jetstar Asia Airways, Jetstar Pacific, Jin Air, Juneyao Airlines, Lao Central Airlines, Tigerair Mandala, Norwegian Air, Orient Thai Airlines, Regent Airways, Shandong Airlines, Sichuan Airlines, South East Asian Airlines, SpiceJet, Spring Airlines, T'way Airlines, Thai Smile, Tigerair or VietJet Air.
Passengers taking transit in Don Mueang International Airport for less than 12 hours while traveling through Thai Air Asia or Thai Air Asia X are not required Thailand Visa.
Citizens of Pakistan are required to obtain Thailand Transit Visa when transiting through Thailand at all times.
APEC Business Travel Card
Holders of passports issued by the following member countries of APEC possessing APEC Business Travel Card containing THA on the back of the can are eligible for 90 days Thailand Visa-Free facility for Business trips.
Mandatory Yellow Fever Vaccination
Nationals of the following Latin American or African Countries require to obtain an International Certificate of Vaccination to seek Thailand Entry unless they produce evidence of their non-living in the following areas. Remember, unable to produce such evidence or certificate may result in the refusal of the Thailand Entry despite the Valid Thailand Entry Visa.