Who needs a visa?

Passport holders from the countries/territories other than those listed below are required to obtain a visa before entering Thailand.

Travelers from the listed countries/territories who will visit Thailand with the purpose of tourism are not required to obtain a visa while a specific visa is required for visiting Thailand with other purposes, such as non-immigrant visa “B” for business meeting.


List of countries/territories NOT requiring visa: (TOURIST VISA EXEMPTION)

Bilateral Agreement for a visit up to 14 days (currently suspended)

Cambodia, Myanmar


Tourist Visa Exemption Scheme for a visit up to 30 days

Andora, Australia, Austria, Bahrain, Belgium, Brazil, Brunei Darussalam, Canada, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, Indonesia, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Korea (ROK), Kuwait, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Maldives, Mauritius, Monaco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Oman, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, San Marino, Singapore, Slovak, Slovenia, Spain, South Africa, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, Ukraine, UAE, UK, USA, Vietnam


Bilateral Agreement for a visit up to 30 days

Hong Kong, Laos, Macau, Mongolia, Russia, Vietnam


Bilateral Agreement for a visit up to 90 days

Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Peru

(Suspension for Korea (ROK) from 13 April 2020 onwards)

1. Entering the Kingdom through land/sea border checkpoints under Tourist Visa Exemption Scheme is permitted only twice in a calendar year, except nationals of Malaysia, Brunei Darussalam, Indonesia and Singapore who may enter Thailand through such checkpoints more than twice in a calendar year. 

2. Travelers entering Thailand under the Tourist Visa Exemption Scheme must possess
(1) adequate cash of or equivalent to 20,000 Baht per person or 40,000 Baht per family
(2) a passport with at least six-month validity and
(3) a round trip ticket.


Tourist Visa Exemption scheme only applies to foreigners holding passports issued by the countries listed


Visa Application

09.30 - 11.30

Visa Collection
(on next 2 working days)

13.30 - 15.00

Certification of signature

09.30 - 11.30