Tourist Visa

Tourist Visa

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Tourist Visa
(For Special Tourist Visa (“STV”) , please see below)

PURPOSE 

  • For tourism purposes (category "TR")
  • To seek a medical treatment in Thailand within 60 days (category "MT")
    Note : Those who are scheduled to seek medical treatment in Thailand longer than 60 days, please apply for Non-Immigrant Visa category “O” for the stay not exceeding 90 days.
  • For Meetings, Incentives, Conferences, Exhibitions (category “MICE”) supported by Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau (TCEB) only upon instruction from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Thailand

VALIDITY 3 months for single entry / 6 months for multiple entries

PERIOD OF STAY
 Not exceeding 60 days for single entry / Not exceeding 60 days for each stay for multiple entries

REQUIREMENTS

For All Categories:

  • Passport or travel document with validity not less than 6 months with a copy of biodata page
  • Visa application form completely filled out
  • Two photographs (passport size 3.5x4.5 cm) with a white background taken within the past six months
  • Student ID card (if applicable)
  • Original bank statement of the applicant or a print out with official stamp of the bank showing a balance of at least 1,000 USD per person or 2,000 USD per family in equivalent during the past six months
  • Round-trip flight booking confirmation
  • Insurance with minimum coverage of 20,000 USD for medical expenses

Only for Category "TR":

  • Hotel booking confirmation for Test and Go or Alternative Quarantine (AQ) program 
  • Proof of accommodation in Thailand after Test and Go/AQ (such as hotel booking or invitation letter from family or friend in Thailand)

Only for Category "MT":
ONLY for those with special cases approved by the Ministry of Public Health of Thailand 

  • Letter from the hospital in Thailand
  • Confirmation Letter and Affidavit of Support issued by the hospital in Thailand with official stamp from the Ministry of Public Health of Thailand
  • Document proving relationship between the patient and attendants as immediate family (if applicable)
  • Consular officers reserve the rights to request additional documents as deemed necessary
  • Proof of accommodation in Thailand after finishing quarantine in hospital (such as hotel booking or invitation letter from family or friend in Thailand)

For Minor Child:

  • A birth certificate (original and a copy /or a notarised copy)
  • A letter of consent from a parent who will not be traveling or from both of the parents if both are not traveling (original and a copy /or a notarised copy)

EXTENSION OF STAY
Those who wish to stay longer or may wish to change their type of visa must file an application for permission at the Office of Immigration Bureau located on Government Center B, Chaengwattana Soi 7, Laksi, Bangkok 10210, Tel 0-2141-9889 (or at http://www.immigration.go.th). The extension of stay as well as the change of certain type of visa is solely at the discretion of the Immigration officer.


Visa on Arrival (VoA)

Ethiopian passport holders can apply for the Visa on Arrival (VoA) at the airports in Thailand to stay in Thailand up to 15 days for the purpose of tourism. (Click to see list of eligible countries for VoA)

Requirements for VoA
(1) VoA application form (click)
(2) Photo (4cm x 6cm) of the applicant pasted on the application form
(3) Confirmed return travel ticket, which is dated within the next 15 days
(4) Proof of accommodation in Thailand
(5) 
Proof of sufficient financial means for the duration of stay (At least 10,000 Thai Baht per individual or 20,000 Thai Baht per one family)

(6) Fee of 2,000 Thai Baht to be paid in cash and only in the Baht currency


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SPECIAL TOURIST VISA - STV (single entry only)

  • This type of visa is issued to applicants who wish to enter Thailand for tourism purposes.
  • STV visa holders will initially be permitted to stay in Thailand up to 90 days including the quarantine period.
  • The extension of stay can be requested at the Immigration Bureau in Thailand up to 2 times at the maximum of 90 days per each extension.
  • The maximum stay in total, therefore, shall NOT exceed 270 days including the quarantine period.
  • The current end date of the STV scheme is 30 September 2022.

1. ELIGIBILITY
    1.1 Applicant must not be a person prohibited from entering the Kingdom as provided by the Immigration Act B.E. 2522 (1979)

    1.2 Applicant must have no criminal records in Thailand and the country of the applicant’s nationality or residence.
    1.3 Applicant must have the nationality of or permanent residence in the country where application is submitted.
    1.4 Applicant must NOT have prohibitive diseases (Leprosy, Tuberculosis, drug addiction, Elephantiasis, third phase of Syphilis) as indicated in the Ministerial Regulation No. 14 B.E. 2535.
    1.5 Applicant must have a Thai health insurance covering the length of stay in Thailand with no less than 40,000 THB coverage for outpatient treatment and no less than 400,000 THB for inpatient treatment. (must be specifically mentioned) Applicant may consider buying a Thai health insurance online at longstay.tgia.org
    1.6 Applicant must have a health insurance covering medical expenses in Thailand with a minimum coverage of 100,000 USD for COVID-19 (must be specifically mentioned).
    1.7 Applicant is prohibited from engaging in any gainful employment in Thailand.

2. REQUIRED DOCUMENTS
    2.1 Passport with validity of not less than 12 months

    2.2 2 copies of completed visa application forms
    2.3 2 passport-sized photos (3.5 x 4.5 cm) of the applicant taken within the past six months
    2.4 Confirmed roundtrip flight reservation or ticket
    2.5 Certificate of Good Conduct (Certificate of Conduct) issued by the competent authority of the country of his or her nationality or residence stating that the applicant has no criminal record. The certificate shall be valid for not more than three months and must be legalised by his/her diplomatic mission.
    2.6 A medical certificate (download form) issued from the country where the application is submitted, showing no prohibitive diseases as indicated in the Ministerial Regulation No.14 (B.E. 2535). It must be certificate shall be valid for not more than three months and must be legalised by his/her diplomatic mission.
    2.7 Health insurance:
        - (Thai insurance only) covering the length of stay in Thailand with no less than 40,000 THB coverage for outpatient treatment and no less than 400,000 THB for inpatient treatment (must be specifically mentioned). Applicant may consider buying a Thai health insurance online at longstay.tgia.org.
        - covering medical expenses in Thailand with a minimum coverage of 100,000 USD for COVID-19 (must be specifically mentioned)
    2.8 Proof of payment (paid in full) for AQ / SHA+ hotel
    2.9 Proof of payment (paid in full) for the accommodation in Thailand for the whole period of intended stay (within the initially permitted 90-day stay) OR proof of ownership of a condominium in Thailand

Note: - Consular Officers reserve the rights to request additional documents as deemed necessary.

3. VISA FEE AND VALIDITY (Visa fee may be changed without prior notice.)

  • 6,000 Kenyan Shillings for single entry, valid for 3 months from the date of issuance.

4. PERIOD OF STAY

  • Upon arrival, holders of a valid STV visa will be initially permitted to stay in Thailand for a period not exceeding 90 days.

5. EXTENSION OF STAY

  • STV visa holders who wish to stay longer must file an application for permission at the Office of Immigration Bureau (https://www.immigration.go.th). The extension of stay (up to 2 times with the maximum of 90 days per each extension but will not exceed 30 September 2022) is solely at the discretion of the Immigration Bureau.


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