October 22, 2020
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NON-IMMIGRANT VISA

1. Non-Immigrant Visa Category "B" (business and work) - Single, or (Multiple entries for Business only)

    1.1 An original letter of guarantee from the employer with authorized signature and Company Seal Stamp with details about the purpose of the visit to Thailand and a copy of the company registration. A copy of I.D. card of the authorized signatory is also required.

    1.2 A letter from the Thai Business Counterpart with authorized signature and Company Seal Stamp, stating the details about the visit to Thailand together with a copy of the Certificate of Company  Registration issued by the Thai authority. A copy I.D. card of the Company's authorized signatory is also required.

     1.3 A copy of work permit or W. P. 3 (Letter of approval from the Ministry of Labour. To obtain this letter, the applicants prospective employer in Thailand is required to submit Form WP3 at the Office of Foreign Workers Administration, Department of Employment, Ministry of Labour Tel. 02-2452745, or at the Provincial Employment Office in his or her respective province.  More information is available at https://www.doe.go.th/prd/main/downloads/param/site/1/cat/14/sub/0/pull/category/view/list-label

 

2. Three-year Non-Immigrant Visa Category "B" (Business only) Please click here

3. Non-Immigrant Visa Category "B" (Teaching) Foreigners who intend to take up employment as school teachers at the levels below university level in Thailand must submit the followings:

    3.1 Letter of acceptance from employing institute or school in Thailand.
    3.2 Letter of approval from government agencies such as the Office of the Private Education Commission, the Office of the Basic Education Commission.
    3.3 Evidence of educational qualification such as diplomas or teaching certificates.
    3.4 School license or business registration, list of shareholders and school profile.
    3.5 Applicants resume.
    3.6 Police certificate verifying that applicant has no criminal record or letter issued by authorised agencies in the applicants country.

4. Non-Immigrant visa "O-A" (Long Stay) Please click here

5. Non-Immigrant visa "ED" (Single only) Please click here

6. Additional Information

    6.1 Upon entry into the Kingdom, applicant or his or her appointed representatives must apply for a work permit at the Office of Foreign Workers Administration, Department of Employment, Ministry of Labour in which the applicant will be obligated to pay income tax accordingly.  If the applicants associated company is located in the provinces, the applicant must apply at the Employment Office of that province.

    6.2 Applicants family members (i.e., spouse, parents and children who are unmarried and under 20 years old) are eligible to apply for a Non-Immigrant Visa (category O) and will be allowed to stay for a period of 90 days but no longer than 1 year. Evidence of the certificate of Marriage and birth are required.

    6.3 Supporting documents that the sponsor has sufficient funds to pay for the cost of living of the applicants (for example, copies of bank statement, bank book, tax returns etc.)

    6.4 Foreign citizens who hold a Transit Visa (TS) or Tourist Visa (TR) and wish to engage in business activities in Thailand may apply for a change of type of visa (e.g., from Tourist Visa to Non-Immigrant Visa) at the Office of the Immigration Bureau Office located at Soi Suan Plu, South Sathorn Road, Bangkok 10120, Tel 02 2873101-10, www.immigration.go.th. The granting of change of type of visa and extension of stay is at the discretion of the immigration officer.

7. One Stop Service Centre for Visas and Work Permits

    7.1 The One Stop Service Centre for Visas and Work Permits was established on 1 July 1997. The objective of this centre is to simplify visa extension and permit issuance procedures to create a good investment environment. It aims to facilitate applications of visa extension and work permits (e.g., stay permission, re-entry permit, work permit). The Centre is located on 207 Rachadapisek Road, Krisda Plaza,  Dindaeng, Bangkok 10310, Tel 02 6939333-9.

    7.2 Foreigners who are eligible to apply for visa extension and work permits at the One Stop Service Centre are:
         (1) Foreigner who is an executive or expert with privileges accorded to them by the following laws:
              - Investment Promotion Act B.E. 2520 (1977)
              - Petroleum Act B.E. 2514 (1971)
              - Industrial Estate Authority of Thailand Act B.E. 2522 (1979)
         (2) Foreigner who is an investor.
              - If investing not less than 2 million Baht, he or she will be granted a 1 year permit.
              - If investing not less than 10 million Baht, he or she will be granted a 2 year permit.
         (3) Foreigner who is an executive or expert.
              - Foreigners associated company should be registered with capital or possess asset of not less than 30 million Baht.
         (4) Foreigner who is a member of the foreign press must present a letter from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and a copy of an ID Press Card issued by the Department of Public Relations.
         (5) Foreigner who is a researcher or developer on science and technology.
         (6) Foreigner who is employed in a branch office of an overseas bank, foreign banking office of an overseas bank, provincial foreign banking office of an overseas bank or a representative office of foreign bank in which all offices are certified by the Bank of Thailand.
         (7) Foreigner who works on the necessary and urgent basis for a period of no longer than 15 days.
         (8) Foreigner who is an official of the representative office for foreign juristic persons concerning the International Trading Business and Regional Office of Transnational Corporation in accordance to the Foreign Business Act B.E. 2542 (1999).
         (9) Foreigner who is an expert on information technology.
         (10) Foreigner who works at regional operating headquarters.

Note :

    For Non-Immigrant Visa with Multiple  Entries, the Passport must be valid at least 18 months.

** The Royal Thai Consulate-General reserves the right to request for additional documents or to interview in person.



LastUpdated : 2020-02-26 04:34:33