Visa Service

 Announcement 

           From 22 November 2021 onwards, Belgian and Luxembourgish residents wishing to request a Thai visa must apply for their visa only via the E-Visa system (https://www.thaievisa.go.th/). The Embassy does not accept applications submitted at the Embassy or by mail in any case. The E-visa process can take up to approximately 3-4 WEEKS, depending on the type of your visa and the completeness of your documents.

The Embassy does not have the policy to indicate or predict the date of visa issuance on a one-on-one basis or , by email, or phone call. Please use the tracking option available on the website.

E-visa will be automatically sent to a registered email or can be downloaded on the application platform once it has been issued. Granted visa will be a stickerless E-visa which DOES NOT require passport submission and the applicant’s presence at the Embassy. E-visa can be printed from the email or E-visa system and presented to the airline officer or the Immigration Officer.


***Belgian and Luxembourgish passport holders as well as nationals of eligible countries (click here) are eligible to travel to Thailand without visa and stay no more than 30 days under the visa exemption scheme. Please read in General Information

Q:    I would like to go to Thailand for vacation for 2 weeks. I hold Belgian/Luxembourgish passport. Do I need a visa?               

A:    You are eligible to travel to Thailand, for tourism purpose, with the exemption of visa and are permitted to stay in the Kingdom for a period of not exceeding 30 days. Therefore, you do not need a visa. However, please make sure that you are in possession of a passport valid for at least 6 months, a round-trip or onward air ticket, and adequate finances equivalent to at least 10,000 Baht per person or 20,000 Baht per family. Otherwise, you may be inconvenienced upon entry into the country.

Furthermore, foreigners who enter the Kingdom under this Tourist Visa Exemption Scheme may re-enter and stay in Thailand for a cumulative duration of stay of not exceeding 90 days within any 6-month period from the date of first entry.


***IMPORTANT 

    • It is advisable to use a laptop or a computer and Google Chrome browser to complete the E-visa application on https://www.thaievisa.go.th/
    • *** Once the application is submitted, you CANNOT EDIT ANY DETAILS on your application. Please ensure that your type of visa  (purpose of visit) is appropriately chosen and all of your information is inserted correctly, especially your First name – surname (family name), date of birth, and Passport number as indicated on your passport.  Your application may be rejected due to the wrong information and inappropriate type of visa. If the application is cancelled or rejected, THE APPLICATION PROCESSING FEE CANNOT BE REFUNDED .
    • Payment must be made with a VISA or MASTERCARD card only. BANCONTACT, MAESTRO, and other cards are not accepted.
    • Once payment has been made, the application processing fee CANNOT BE REFUNDED if the application is cancelled or rejected.
    • DO NOT change the language on the Thaievisa.go.th website. Please remain in the original version (English). Failure to do so may result in errors in proceeding with the application.
    • The Embassy reserves the right to grant an appropriate visa without prior notice.
    • The type of visa and the number of entries will be granted as deemed appropriate (the fee difference of visa application and granted visa CANNOT BE REFUNDED).
      • In case of a request to be granted multiple entries, the applicant must be able to provide evidence of travels to Thailand on a regular basis
      • Applicants for Non-immigrant Business (to work in Thailand) visa can only apply for a single entry. Re-entry permit must be requested at the Immigration Bureau

The procedure may take longer for certain nationalities. Please see: Visa requirements for certain countries

 

Please check the visa fees here

Revised Fees for Consular Services effective on 1 July 2019

How to apply  for E-visa

 

  • All applicants must first read Thai visa information in General Information  and Visa requirements for certain countries
  • Next, click to see  user’s manual or  video user’s manual
    • To apply for E-visa on https://www.thaievisa.go.th/, Google Chrome and Firefox browsers are recommended. Safari might not function well on the website.
  • Please upload all required documents of your visa according to the lists below, despite insufficient document sections provided on www.thaievisa.go.th.   The Embassy is in the process of requesting additional sections from the Thai e-visa web developer, which may take some time. In the meantime, you may upload the rest of the required documents where deemed appropriate or in the same section as other documents. It is important to upload all required documents in order for your application to be processed in a timely manner.

E-visa will be automatically sent to the registered email or can be downloaded on the application platform once it has been issued. Granted visa will be a stickerless E-visa which DOES NOT require passport submission at the Embassy for sticker attachment. E-visa can be printed from the email or E-visa system and presented to the airline officer or the Immigration Officer.

Ordinary passport/ Recognised travel documents

Official Passport/ Service Passport/ UN laissez-passer (Blue cover)

***EU laissez-passer has not yet been recognised by the Thai Government.

Diplomatic Passport/ UN laissez-passer (Red cover)

 


Remark : information is subject to change without prior notice.

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