Tourist Visa / Visa on Arrival

Tourist Visa / Visa on Arrival

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Tourist Visa
(Consular officers reserve the rights to interview each applicant before granting the visa or request additional documents as deemed necessary.)


  • 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 (starting from the day that visa is issued)

 Not exceeding 60 days for single entry / Not exceeding 60 days for each stay for multiple entries (starting from the day that you arrive in Thailand)


For All Categories:

  • Passport or travel document with validity not less than 6 months 
  • A copy of passport biodata page
  • Visa application form completely filled out (click)
  • Two photographs (passport size 3.5x4.5 cm) with a white background taken within the past six months
  • Proof of employment (the Business Registration Services, Certificate of Incorporation, Certificate of Registration, or equivalent, must be certified by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the issuing country) or 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 (in case of using immidiate family member's bank statement, proof of kinship such as marriage certificate or birth certificate must also be attached)
  • Round-trip flight booking confirmation (duly paid)

Only for Category "TR":

  • Hotel booking confirmation (duly paid) or proof of accommodation in Thailand such as invitation letter from family or friend in Thailand with copies of passport or Thai national ID and work/stay permit (in case of non-Thai national)  

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
  • Document proving relationship between the patient and attendants as immediate family (if applicable)
  • Proof of accommodation in Thailand such as hotel booking or invitation letter from family or friend in Thailand (in case of staying in the hospital, the letter from the hospital must mention that accommodation is provided in the hospital)

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)


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 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
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