Thailand Visa

Types of Visa

The applicants may apply for a visa at the Royal Thai Embassy with appropriate type according to purposes of visit to Thailand.

  1. Transit Visa

This type of visa is issued to applicants who wish to enter the Kingdom for the following purposes :

  • To travel in transit through the Kingdom in order to proceed to the country of destination or to re-enter his/her own country (category ”TS”)
  • To participate in sports activities (sportsmen, sportswomen, etc.) (category ”S”)
  • The person in charge or crew of a conveyance coming to a port, station or area in the Kingdom (category ”C”)
  1. Tourist Visa

This type of visa is issued to applicants who wish to enter the Kingdom for the following purposes :

  • To enter the Kingdom for tourism purposes (category “TR”)
  • To seek a medical treatment in the Kingdom. (category “MT”)

Travelers entering to Thailand with Tourist visa (category “MT”) are permitted to stay in the Kingdom for a period not exceeding 60 days. Extension of stay for an additional 30 days also can be requested from the Office of Immigration Bureau.