Thai Visa Fact Sheet

Want to stay in Thailand, here is your all-encompassing Thai Visa fact sheet, working our way from the shorter stays to the longer stays:

1.  First visit to the ‘Land of Smiles’ – Tourist Visa (TR Visa)

 1.1 Visa on Arrival/Visa Exemption/Bilateral Agreement

(a) Tourist Visa is given for a period which can range between 15-90 days depends on your nationality. To find out whether your nationality is eligible for Exception or Visa on Arrival, please see attached table of ‘Summary of Countries and Territories entitled for Visa Exemption and Visa on Arrival to Thailand’ (“Allowable Period”). Countries which are not appear in the attached table must obtain a visa prior to arrival (see Section 1.2 below) or otherwise face the risk of being refused entry altogether.

(b) Prior to the expiration of your Tourist Visa, should you wish to continue to stay in Thailand, you must extend it for a further period of 7-30 days depending on your nationality which is in addition to the Allowable Period (the maximum extension allowed), following which, you must opt for a ‘visa run’ (see Section 1.3 below).

(c) If you failed to renew your Tourist Visa prior to its expiry (which essentially places you in an ‘over-stay’ situation) please refer to the below Section 1.4 below relating to the implications and suggested actions for an ‘over-stay’ situation.

(d) You will also be required to show:

(i) a return flight ticket (overland exit does not suffice);

(ii) prove that you have funds of at least Baht 20,000 per person or Baht 40,000 per family during your stay;

(iii) a valid address in Thailand whether a hotel or apartment that can be verified.

1.2 Visa at the Thai Embassy of your Country

The validity of a Tourist Visa is 3 months (single entry) or 6 months to even a year (multiple entry) depending on the internal policy of that relevant Thai embassy, basically you must utilize it within this period otherwise you have to apply for a new visa.

Tourist Visa at Thai embassies in most countries is given for 2 months with the possibility of extension for another month without leaving Thailand (3 months in total), following which, you must opt for a ‘visa run’ (see Section 1.3 below) or alternatively convert your visa status.

1.3 ‘Visa Run’

After your Tourist Visa period runs out (whether under Section 1.1 or 1.2) and should you wishes to stay longer you must leave Thailand and return. Most persons cross the border to one of the neighboring countries (usually either by flight or by an overnight bus with a company that specializes in such services to return within 1 day).

Once you depart Thailand, you have two ways in which you can renew your Tourist Visa for an additional period: (i) via a Thai Embassy in a neighboring country; or (ii) over land or via a sea border at a neighboring country, and you must enter the neighboring country for at least a day and then return to Thailand. Third option will be via the Thai Embassy in your own country, which most people do not opt for because of the time, distance and cost factors.

(a) You will be able to obtain at the Thai Embassy in that neighboring country a new Tourist Visa for a fresh period of 2 months, and after your return and whilst in Thailand, extend it for another period of one month (i.e. total stay of 3 months prior to having to repeat the said process).

Purely as an emergency tool, after a total 3 months you may extend you Tourist Visa by additional 7 days after which you may not receive any further extensions and you must leave Thailand or risk falling into ‘overstay’.

It is noted that the officials in the Thai embassy of that neighboring country have the sole discretion to refuse and reject any requests for a new Tourist Visa, especially if it appears that you have been doing visa runs on numerous occasions as would appear in your passport.

(b) At the border posts (unlike at a Thai embassy), you may only get Visa on Arrival as discussed in Section 1(a) above but if:

(i) entering over land or via a sea border, it will only be for 15 days; or

(ii) entering at the airport it will only be for 30 days.

Back-to-back visa run cycles go on and on and notwithstanding the inevitable hassle and in the absence of a better option, you may renew your Tourist Visa in such a way up to 4 times a year (3 months maximum period each time), which means essentially, that theoretically you can remain in Thailand for an unlimited period on a Tourist Visa. However, exemptions are granted at most 2 times a year when entering over land or via a sea border but with no limit when entering by air.

Nevertheless, recently the government hinted its intention to only allow in the future visa renewal of no more than 2 times per year in contrast to the existing 4 renewals per year allowed today, which may create problems for those staying in Thailand on a Tourist Visa and force them to opt for one of the visa conversion options specified in Section 2 below.

Regardless, it is noted that whilst staying in Thailand on a Tourist Visa you are not allowed to work without first obtaining a Work Permit (that will also include, for example, working on-line on a computer from home). For work permit discussion and process, see Section 3 below, ‘Work Permit Flow Chart’ and a separate note at http://www.seasialegal.com/visa-and-working-in-thailand/.

1.4 ‘overstay’

Overstay means that you have failed to renew and/or convert your visa prior to its expiry. In such a case, you must leave Thailand and re-enter with a new visa and the option of any renewal or extension within Thailand is no longer afforded to you.

Every person on overstay must pay a penalty in the form of a fine which is 500 Baht per day but not exceeding a total of 20,000 Baht regardless as to how many days of overstay you have accumulated.

It is also noted that the penalties for prolonged overstays have been made to be much more severe and came into force in March of 2016. Starting from the departure date:

(a) Provided you gave yourself up to immigration:

  • Overstay > 90 Days = 1 year ban
  • Overstay > 1 Year = 3 year ban
  • Overstay > 3 Years = 5 year ban
  • Overstay > 5 Years = 10 year ban

(b) If you were caught overstaying:

  • Overstay < 1 Year = 5 year ban
  • Overstay > 1 Year = 10 year ban

In addition to these bans, you may also be fined and/or imprisoned until you can afford the cost of the deportation flight to your own country. 

Once you are in an overstay situation, it is usually better to opt for the airport option rather than surrendering yourself to a local immigration office, the reason being that you must in any event leave the country, and secondly, that the airport immigration officials might be more inclined to reach some sort of understanding and arrangement and may be more sympathetic as to your reasons of not extending your visa on time.

2. Converting Visa Status

(a) A person who has a Tourist Visa may convert it to all other type of Visas specified in the “Table of Type of Visas” save for to a Work Permit, a Permanent Resident or a Nationality.

(b) In most cases Tourist Visa must be first converted into a Non-Immigrant Category Visa for a period of 90 days, after which it can be extended for the whole full year. Thereafter, that Non-Immigrant Category Visa can be extended on a yearly basis (with 90 days reporting at the local immigration office).

(c) Change of status can be made from Tourist Visa/Visa Exemption/Visa on Arrival to any other type of Non-Immigrant Category Visa without having to leave Thailand (although very tight time schedule for preparing of required documentation) as long as you have at least 15 days remaining on your Visa prior to its expiry.

(d) For the avoidance of doubt, it is noted that any type of Non-Immigrant Category Visa cannot be converted into any other type of a Non-Immigrant Category Visa without having to leave Thailand to apply for a new Non-Immigrant Category Visa (this not written law as such but more internal practice of the immigration department). However, Non-Immigrant Category Visa may be converted into a Permanent Resident status without having to leave Thailand.

(e) For all conversions, you must have at least 15 days remaining on your current Visa, otherwise, you will have to depart Thailand and reapply for a new Visa.

(f) Generally, for conversions the process outside Thailand is considered to be less cumbersome in terms of process, documentation and timing, and therefore, it might be the better choice to depart for such conversions.

2.1 Tourist Visa (TR-Visa) to Dependent (Non-O Visa)

(a) A Tourist Visa can be converted into a Dependent Visa for 90 days and then extended for the whole full year (on rolling basis).

(b) Your age must not be over 20 years old in case of staying in Thailand with a parent who is legally employed in Thailand. In case of staying in Thailand with a spouse who is legally employed in Thailand, your age might be over 20 years old. If your age is over 20 years old and you intend to study in Thailand, you should than apply for an Education visa and not a Dependent Visa. There are no exceptions for this rule, not medical or otherwise.

(c) You are not required to leave Thailand to receive a Dependent Visa and you can apply for such in any local consulate of your nationality in Thailand.

(d) Timing and process: 15 days to obtain O-Visa 90 days period, and thereafter to be extended for the whole full year.

2.2 Tourist Visa (TR Visa) to Education Visa (Non-ED Visa)

(a) Prior to your application for Education Visa (Non-ED Visa), you must obtain:

(i) Acceptance letter or letter of admission from the learning institution; and

(ii) In the case of a private learning institution, approval must be obtained from the Ministry of Education (“MOE”) and your application documents will be forwarded to the MOE for its consideration, and upon approval, the MOE will issue an approval letter, which will be required to be added to your application for Education Visa.

(b) You may apply for an Education Visa at a Thai embassy in a country outside of Thailand; or, if you are already in Thailand on a different type of visa, by applying to convert it into a Non-ED Visa at the immigration department in Thailand, both options for 90 day period, and thereafter, to be extended for the whole full year (prior to extension being granted, the student will need to be enrolled, produce registration letter and proof of payment of tuition fees).

(c) You are not required to leave Thailand to receive an Education Visa.

(d) With regards to Study Centers: Education Visa is valid only for a maximum period of one year. This period cannot be extended and a person that wishes to continue to stay in Thailand, must opt for one of the other visa options discussed herein or to leave Thailand for a period that does not fall short of one year, after which he may study for an additional one year, and so on and so forth.

(e) With regards to Universities: Education Visa is valid only for a maximum period of one year. This period can be extended on a yearly basis for the duration of the studies of the degree. Thereafter, a person that wishes to continue to stay in Thailand, must opt for one of the other visa options discussed herein.

(f) Timing: 15 days to obtain Education Visa for a 90 days period, and thereafter, to be extended for the whole full year.

As a person on an Education Visa you are prohibited from working (However, you may be a trainee in Company to gain practical experience during summer breaks), After your graduation, should you wish to stay and work in Thailand, you must follow the normal route of obtaining a Non-B for Work Permit and then apply for Work Permit.

It is noted that one of the key advantages with regards to working in Thailand after graduating higher education here is that you can skip the Permanent Resident Route and apply straight to Nationality following the minimum period of employment as specified below under ‘Nationality’ in Section 6 below.

The none working prohibition does not only apply to the person studying but also to any person being dependent upon such student and its Education Visa, and the dependent person will be required to show sufficient funds to support himself whilst in the Thailand in order to be granted with and sustain its Dependent Visa.

*Note: As some persons abused this type of Non-ED Visa to stay in Thailand for other purposes, it may be more cumbersome to obtain this Visa as it requires a lot more proof documents to be presented as well as attendance in school and government scrutiny. Language schools process (being private entities) is even more cumbersome than universities as it requires to obtain a prior approval of the MOE, as such schools are unfortunately more prone to abuse.

2.3 Tourist Visa (TR Visa) to Short/Long Retirement Visa (Non-O-A Visa/Non-O-X Visa)

2.3.1 There are two types of Retirement Visas:

(a) Short Stay Retirement Visa (Non-O-A Visa)

(i) Age of 50 years old or over;

(ii) Financial- Thai bank deposit of not less than Baht 800,000; or show evidence that you have income of at least Baht 65,000 from abroad (for example pension fund proceeds).

(iii) Maximum period of 1 year, renewed on yearly basis if conditions met on yearly basis.

(iv) With 90 days reporting at the local immigration office.

(v) Conversion – Tourist Visa can be converted into a Short Stay Retirement Visa for 90 days and then extend it for the remaining full year term.

(vi) You are not required to leave Thailand to receive a Short Stay Retirement Visa, however, it may prove easier documentation wise and quicker to convert Tourist Visa to Short Stay Retirement Visa at a Thai embassy in another county. It is noted that some nationalities may be prohibited from obtaining Short Stay Retirement Visa in a neighboring country and will be required to obtain such at Thai embassy in their nationality/resident country (this should be pre-checked on the website of applicable Thai embassy you intend to submit your application).

(b) Long Stay Retirement Visa (Non-O-X Visa)

Not available yet for application, see Section 8.1 below.

* Retirement Visa must be made prior to a Dependent Visa if the depended is relying on his relative with the said Retirement Visa.

2.4 Tourist Visa (TR Visa) to Marriage Visa

(a) The Marriage Visa is issued to a foreign national who is married to a Thai and meets, amongst others, the following requirements:

(i) Proof of marriage by a valid marriage certificate. There are also cases where a copy of an Affirmation of Freedom to Marry is also required (which can be obtained from you embassy of nationality in Thailand).

(ii) Financials- Thai Bank deposit of Baht 400,000 two months prior application (Book Bank); or evidence (letter from your Embassy) of monthly income of at least Baht 40,000 (where a foreign woman marries a Thai person, this financial criteria does not apply but the Thai husband must provide proof of payment of PIT).

(iii) Other documents:

  • Police Clearance and Medical Certificate.
  • Your passport, your wife’s passport/ID card, wife’s household registration (‘tabian baan’)
  • Children’s birth certificates (if any)
  • Location map of residency
  • Proof residency with your wife; if you rent, a copy of the ID card and the household
  • Registration of the house owner and photos showing the inside and outside of your home and the house number.
  • two sets of photocopies for all the above and also the original documents to be submitted to the Thai Immigration Bureau.

(b) Maximum period of 1 year, renewable on yearly basis.

(c) With 90 days reporting at the local immigration office.

(d) Conversion – Tourist Visa can be converted into a Marriage Visa without leaving Thailand if have at least 15 days remaining on your current Visa, otherwise, you are required to leave Thailand to receive a Marriage Visa.

(e) You must first obtain a Non-Immigrant Visa for 90 days period (from Thai embassy in a neighboring county) or a 1 year Non-O Visa from your country of nationality or residence prior to your application for a Marriage Visa, and thereafter, to be extended for the whole full year.

(f) If you have children it is advisable to show the birth certificates as well.

As a person on a Marriage Visa, you can apply for a Work Permit. You are prohibited from working on your Marriage Visa status unless you also separately obtain a Work Permit, and in such a case, you are not required to change your Visa status to Non-B Visa for Work Permit and you can maintain your Marriage Visa status without change.

It is noted that one of the key advantages with regards to the Thai labor requirements for employing foreigners is that the requirement of foreign to Thai employee ratio is halved, meaning that for each single foreigner the employer must maintain the ratio of Baht 1 million registered capital and 2 Thai employees (instead of the normal requirement of Baht 2 million and 4 Thai employees).

If you divorce, your Marriage Visa will become void and you will be required to leave Thailand.

3. Work Permit (Non-B Visa)

(a) There are two ways in which you may obtain a work permit, either get an offer of employment from an existing Thai company or alternatively, set up your own Thai local company (see note on the subject in seasialegal.com/doing-business-in-thailand)

(b) If you are a first time employee in Thailand, your Non-B Visa for a Work Permit must be issued prior to your arrival to Thailand for a 90 days period, and thereafter (Once a work permit has been obtained), be extended for the whole full year. Even if you reside in Thailand at the time of securing an employment offer, you must still leave Thailand and obtain your Non-B Visa for a Work Permit at a Thai embassy outside Thailand. It is noted that some nationalities may be prohibited from obtaining Non-B Visa for a Work Permit in a neighboring country and will be required to obtain such at Thai embassy in their nationality/resident country (this should be pre-checked on the website of applicable Thai embassy you intend to submit your application).

(c) Please note that the Non-B Visa for a Work Permit is totally separate document and issued by a different governmental authority (i.e. immigration Department Bureau) from the Work Permit itself and once you enter Thailand you have 90 days to obtain a Work Permit Book to be issued by the Department of Employment at Ding-Deng, and thereafter, extend your Non-B Visa for a Work Permit for the whole full year.

(d) For changing of your employment whilst in Thailand, your last employer will cancel the preceding Work Permit and your new employer will apply on your behalf for a new work permit to be issued to you so there is no need to leave Thailand to obtain Non-B Visa for a new employment.

(e) Finally, you may also work in an unlimited number of jobs at the same time, and in such a case, specification in your Work Permit Book by adding each different employer to it will be made (i.e. you will not have multiple Work Permit Books but only one noting all employers).

A foreign who works without a Work Permit or performs prohibited work for foreigners is subject to imprisonment of not more than 5 years or a fine of between Baht 2,000 to Baht 100,000, or both. An employer who employs a foreign employee who does not have a Work Permit or employs a foreign employee to perform prohibited work for foreigners is subject to a fine from Baht 400,000 – 800,000 per one foreign employee employed (These sanctions will be enforceable from 1 January 2018).

4. Elite PrivilegeVisa

This list is not an exclusive as there may variation to this type of Visa (See ‘Thailand Elite Residency Program table’), but here are a few of the main ones to point out:

(a) Elite Privilege Visa has a validity of 5 years and multiple entries. It may be renewed for additional 5 years periods prior to its expiry during the life of your membership, 10 years or 20 years.

(b) Elite Privilege Visa allows you to stay for 1 year and you may extend it at the immigration department if you wish to stay longer (do not confuse the stay period with validity and membership period).

(c) There is no age restriction.

(d) With 90 days reporting at the local immigration office is required for an Elite member.

(e) Price:

(i) Elite Ultimate Privilege – (20 Years Membership)- Initial Membership Fee of: Baht 2 million; plus an annual fee of Baht 20,000; Can be transferred once for additional premium of 20% of fee;

(ii) Elite Family Premium (10 Years Membership)- Initial Membership Fee of: Baht 1 million; plus an annual fee of Baht 10,000; Can be transferred once for additional premium of 20% of fee; or

(iii) Elite Easy Access (5 Years Membership)- Initial Membership Fee of: Baht 500,000; with no annual fee; cannot be transferred but can be upgraded.

(f) Main disadvantages: (i) very pricey as the name suggests; (ii) it cannot be converted into any other type of Visa; and (iii) you are prohibited from working on this Visa and you must apply separately for and obtain a Work Permit.

5. Permanent Resident

5.1 To qualify for a Permanent Resident (PR) you must either:

(a) stayed in Thailand on a Non-Immigrant Visa and was granted for 3 consecutive years with yearly Visa extensions; and had a monthly income of at least 80,000 Baht plus proof of tax payment for a period of no less than 3 years; or

(b) stayed for 5 years, if you are married to a Thai and with monthly income of at least 30,000 Baht plus proof of tax payment for a period of no less than 3 years; and

(c) Able to understand and speak Thai;

(d) Fall into one of the following categories: Investment, Employment, Spouse, Child, Father or mother, Expert, Extra circumstances on a case by case basis.

5.2 You must own your own real-estate property in Thailand (renting will not suffice) and show a House Registration Book (Ta-Bian-Baan) prior to the application being approved, but not as of the date of submission.

5.3 For each country, there are yearly quotas, and to the extent the quota is full, you will not be able to apply at that year for PR and will have to apply for next year quota.

5.4 You can stay in Thailand indefinitely, however, if you leave Thailand, you must return for endorsement and personally attend the immigration department within a year of your departure, otherwise, you will automatically forfeit your PR.

5.5 As a person on a Permanent Resident status, you can apply for a Work Permit. You are prohibited from working on your Permanent Resident status unless you also separately obtain a Work Permit, however, you do not have to obtain a separate Non-B Visa and you can work with your Permanent Resident status.

6. Nationality

6.1 To qualify for a nationality you must either:

(a) have Permanent Resident Visa for at least 5 years; and have a monthly income of at least 80,000 Baht/month plus proof of tax payment for a period of no less than 3 years; or

(b) if you are:

(i) married to a Thai national;

(ii) have children whom are Thai nationals; or

(iii) you have graduated from a Thai university; and

(iv) you earn at least 40,000 Baht/month plus proof of tax payment for a period of no less than 3 years; and

6.2 have proof of continuous residency for at least 5 years;

6.3 able to understand and speak Thai;

6.4 You must score enough points in order to qualify and also have two guarantors (which are not relatives) of your behavior and assets.

 7. ID Card (for Non-Thai Nationals) Requirement

In 2017, a new regulation determined that persons who have Permanent Resident status must be issued with an ID card (for non-Thai Nationals) from their local district office where they are registered as residents (House Registration Book/Ta-Bian-Baan). Foreigners who own property or rent property in Thailand absent of PR status are exempted from and not required to obtaining such ID card, although they may optionally apply to obtain it should they wish to have one.

8. What is New and Upcoming in the Thai Government Pipeline

In the pipeline (i.e. government is yet to approve but it is being considered; or government approved but regulatory scheme is yet to be rolled-out) are the following type of Visas:

8.1 Long Stay Retirement Visa (Non-O-X Visa)

(a) Only 14 countries: Japan, Australia, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, Switzerland, UK, Canada, USA;

(b) Age of 50 years old or over;

(c) Financial – Thai bank deposit of: (aa) not less than Baht 3 million; or (bb) not less than Baht 1.8 million and have income of not less than Baht 1.2 million per year.

(d) Must have medical insurance during stay (outpatient- not be less than Baht 40,000; Inpatient- not be less than Baht 400,000).

(e) Maximum period of 10 years (5 years validity plus another 5 years extension).

(f) Conversion – Tourist Visa can be converted to a Long Stay Retirement Visa.

(g) You are not required to leave Thailand to receive a Long Stay Retirement Visa.

8.2 Medical Visa (Non-O Visa) – Promoted by the Tourism and Sports Ministry and the Health Ministry, Visa for medical related travel, is to be extended for a stay of a total of 90 days period (currently only to be made available for citizens of CLMV countries and China).

8.3 Smart Visa – Initiated to encourage foreign investors, startup business operators, highly skilled workers, executives and technical experts to set up shop in Thailand in order to encourage business development and growth.

(a) Holder to stay for maximum of 4 years (with reporting requirement to be extended from every 90 days to once a year) and work without being required to apply for a Work Permit.

(b) Its dependents shall also be afforded with the same exact rights.

(c) The qualifications or requirements are yet to be officially published but you may find out more info at Chamchuri Square BOI One-Stop Service Center or the main Office of Immigration Bureau at Chaeng Wattana (see Section 10 below for addresses).

(d) It envisaged that the type of person to qualify for this visa will be professionals in high demand fields (such as: logistics, robotics and automation, biotech, agritech, digitalization and electronics, medical & wellness, etc.) with minimum of one year employment and Baht 200,000 monthly salary; or investors in the same fields with minimum investment of Baht 20 million.

(e) Intended to be rolled out in February 2018.

9. The ‘Golden path’- Plan Ahead your Immigration Route for Maximum Benefit

As discussed above, there are many roots people may take in order to remain and reside in Thailand and the purpose of this article is not to suggest that one way is better or preferable than the other, but to simply lay down the options to the readers.

Nevertheless, for those who plan to hit roots in Thailand, it might be wise to do some early planning and not to waste time entering Thailand and dragging it on a lesser permeant visa Status. In such cases, there are 3 main roots that people should give thought to (subject to them meeting the requisite criteria):

9.1 Employment Root – Employment on a work permit for 5 years; to a Permanent Resident for 5 years with a Work Permit for the last 3 years; to Nationality. This process will take more than 10 years at the least and although it is very difficult to obtain citizenship status it is not all impossible;

9.2 Marriage Root – Marry a Thai national, reside for 5 years with a Work Permit for the last 3 years; to Nationality; or

9.3 Student Root – graduate from a Thai university, reside for 5 years with a Work Permit for the last 3 years; to Nationality.

The last two suggested roots will usually be faster than the ‘Employment Root’ above as you do not have to go through Permeant Resident stage, but not without their disadvantages. As it is admittedly difficult to obtain citizenship, a person may therefore simply opt to reach the best next thing of a Permanent Resident status.

10. Immigration Department:

See general Google Maps with Immigration Offices throughout Thailand:

https://www.google.com/maps/d/viewer?mid=1r81uyBYdMeM7A7W_-5L1pFWfsFQ&hl=en_US&ll=15.104092433499183%2C103.63577326132804&z=6

10.1 Bangkok

(a) Main Office- Laksi (Full services for all nationals)

Office of Immigration Bureau

Government Center B,

No. 120 Mu 3,

Chaeng Wattana Soi 7

Thung Song Hong, Laksi

Bangkok 10210

Phone: 0-2141-9889

Fax: 0-2143-8228

Call center: 1178

 

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http://www.immigration.go.th

Opening Hours: Mon-Fri 08:30–16:30, Lunchbreak: 12:00-13:00. Closed Saturday, Sunday and Public Holidays Service

Google Map: https://goo.gl/maps/DMM7VHSCMDU2

(b) Bangkok Imperial World Lat Phrao Immigration Service Centre

(Only notification for staying longer than 90 days, save for Myanmar, Cambodia and Laos)

Imperial World Lat Phrao, 5th Floor

Lat Phrao Road

Bangkok

(c) Chamchuri Square (limited only for BOI One-Stop Service Center)

Chamchuri Square

Floor 18

319 Phaya Thai Rd.

Patumwan

Bangkok 10330

(d) Bangkok Big C Ratburana Immigration Service Centre

(Only notification for staying longer than 90 days, save for Myanmar, Cambodia and Laos)

Big C Supermarket, 19 Moo 9 Ratburana Rd.

Bangpakok, Bang Pakok, Rat

Burana, Bangkok 10140

10.2 Phuket

482 Phuket Road
Tambon Talat Yai
Amphoe Muang 
Phuket 83000
Phone: 0-7622-1905
Email:  [email protected] phuketimmigration.go.th

Website: http://www.phuketimmigration.go.th/main.php

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10.3 Samui Immigration Office

333 Maenam Road, Soi 1 Moo 1,

Tambon Maenam, Amphoe

Koh Samui,

Suratthani

84330

Tel: 0-7742-3440-1

Website: http://www.suratimmigration.go.th/en/index.php

10.4 Chiang Mai Immigration Office

G/F, A Building

Promenada Resort Mall, Tambon Tasala

Muang Chiang Mai

50200

Tel: 053142787, 0955428125

Website: http://www.chiangmaiimm.com/en/


Reference Documents

1. Visas Table – http://www.seasialegal.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/Visas-Table-29.12.2017.pdf

2. ‘Summary of Countries and Territories entitled for Visa Exemption and Visa on Arrival to Thailand’ – http://www.seasialegal.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/VOA-Visa-extemption-updated-Feb-2016.pdf

3. ‘Thailand Elite Residency Program table’ – http://www.seasialegal.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/Elite-Visa-Thailand-18.01.2018.jpg

4. Tourist Visa Flow Chart – http://www.seasialegal.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/Tourist-Visa-Flow-Chart-EN-29.12.2017.pdf

5. Work Permit Flow Chart – http://www.seasialegal.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/Work-Permit-Flow-Chart-EN-29.12.2017.pdf


 

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