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Thai Visas

Thai Visas

Purpose

You should choose the type visa based on the purpose of your trip to Thailand. Below is a list of the different types of Thai Visas.

Common Visas

Tourist Visas

  • TR (Single) – For Tourism
  • TR (Single)For Training Purposes – (boxing, scuba diving, and yoga training) – Suspended
  • STV – to enter for tourism purposes (permitted to stay up to 90 days)
  • MT – Medical Treatment at Hospitals and Medical Facilities
  • METV – Multiple Entry Travel Visa to enter for tourism purpose (Multiple entries)

Non-Immigrant Visas

  • NON – B – to work (Working)
  • NON – B – to conduct business by invitation (Business)
  • NON – B – For Teaching
  • NON – IB – to conduct business as Investor through Board of Investment (BOI)
  • NON – ED – Studying
  • NON – ED – Internship
  • NON – F – to perform official duties in Thailand
  • NON – M – Film-Producer
  • NON – M – Journalist or Reporter
  • NON – O – to perform duty or mission in the family of an alien.
  • NON – O – to stay with family in Thailand
  • NON – O – a person who used to have Thai nationality to visit Thai relatives
  • NON – O – to perform volunteering duties
  • NON – O – to receive medical treatment for more than 60 days – Suspended
  • NON – O – to be a sport trainer as required by the Thai Government
  • NON – O – to be a contestant or a witness for the judicial process
  • NON – O – to stay in Thailand after retirement (at least 50 years of age)
  • NON – O-A – Long Stay retirement (up to 1 year) (for at least 50 years of age)
  • NON – O-X – Long Stay retirement (up to 5 years) (For at least 50 Years of Age)
  • NON – RS – to conduct scientific research / training / teaching in a research institute
  • NON – R – to perform religious / missionary works (single entry)
  • NON – RA – to perform religious / missionary works (Multiple entry)

Transit Visas

  • TS – For transit to another country or to re-enter his/her own country
  • S – sports activities
  • C – the person in charge or crew of a conveyance coming to a port

Special Visas

Official Visa

  • F – to enter the Kingdom of Thailand for official purposes.

Diplomatic Visa

  • D – to enter the Kingdom of Thailand for diplomatic purposes.

Special Entry Visa

  • SE- Thailand Privilege Card (Elite Card) holder.

Privilege Visa

  • PE- Thailand Privilege Card (Elite Card) holder.

Smart Visa-

  • T – Highly skilled professionals
  • I – Investors in technology-based business
  • E – Senior executives in technology-based companies
  • S – Technology-based startup entrepreneurs
  • O – legal dependents of Smart Visa holders

You can find this information at the Thaiconsulatela.org/en/visa/visa-type