Does Traveling to Thailand Require Thai Visa?

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The breathtaking paradise that Thailand can offer us is well known all over the world. It is by far one of the most incredible vacation places, where you do not necessarily need a Thai Visa. The country is located in Southeast Asia and has it all.. Beautiful islands, smiling people, amazing food, and great prices. Whatever you need to make your vacation absolutely the best. All those are only the very beginning of exactly what you’ve been looking for to have the best experience of your life.

Surely you have considered traveling to this place and that may have arisen some doubts regarding the Thai visa, but do not worry, as Thailand is welcoming with smile literally everyone. The Thai immigration is doing its best in keeping the Thai visa application as simple as possible

This quick guide will tell you which countries need to file a visa when traveling and which do not but must perform the process for the Thai visa on arrival.

  • If you can’t find your Nationality in the list below please feel free to contact us and we’ll be happy to assist

Which countries DO NOT need to perform the Thai Visa application?

As usual, the visa application will always depend on where you come from, meaning your nationality and of course the passport you’re holding while traveling the world. Luckily The Thai immigration is quite liberal. Therefore, most of the countries in the world DO NOT need any pre-arrangements in order for any of their citizens to travel the land of smiles. Most nationalities have a 30 days exemption so if you are one of the many lucky countries, it would be easier to come into the country for a normal vacation which normally takes no more than 30 days.

Many countries that Do Not Require Visa are here in this chart:

BahrainIndonesiaMonacoSouth Africa
BruneiIsraelNew ZealandSweden
Czech RepublicJapanOmanTurkey
EstoniaLatviaPolandUnited Arab Emirates
FinlandLiechtensteinPortugalUnited Kingdom
FranceLithuaniaQatarUnited States
GermanyLuxembourgSan Marino

Other nationalities can either stay shorter period of time, or longer and others require pre-arranged visa.

The only thing to keep in mind is that IF your country is sone of those we mentioned, you must follow the process of Thai visa on arrival. To do that, you must have a passport that is valid for at least six months (preferably more than that), you should present the migration form that will be delivered on the plane and you have to count a flight ticket that justifies the date on which you leave the country. Likewise, you should declare that you have the money necessary to remain in Thai territory for the time set.

In case of a presentation of the yellow fever card, it will only apply to those countries where there is a risk of contagion. This will be all you will need to enter Thailand and enjoy this paradise, in addition, we tell you that May 1 to October 31, 2020 the visa on arrival is free.

How is the Thai Visa application process for countries that do need it?

If your country isn’t on the list mentioned above, don’t worry. It is not impossible to request it, it is also an extremely fast process. The application can be made through the Thai embassy in your country of residence or through the embassy’s web portal. The cost is usually inexpensive and varies from $35 for the tourist visa of an entry that is valid for 3 months or $170 for the multiple entry visa that is valid for six months.

If you are from Uruguay, Guatemala, Colombia or any other country that must apply for the visa, these are the requirements that you must present:

2 Photographs type Carnet, Photocopy of the passport with a minimum validity of six months, copy of the plane tickets, Hotel reservation or invitation letter, Proof of income.

I already have my visa, now what?

The time to enjoy has arrived, at Tourist Thailand we offer you incredible travel plans so you can enjoy only with your family for as many days as you want. We have all kinds of packages, from 4 days for 270$, 5 days for 350$, 6 days for 770$, and up to 10 days. In each of them, we offer you everything you need to make your holiday in our beloved Thailand unmatched and unforgettable.

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