Journey in Thailand – procedure & formalities
When coming to Thailand, you must apply for a visa at a Thai embassy or consulate located in your home country.
The duration of the transaction does not exceed 48 hours. Ensure that you own all the required documents when you apply for a visa; the list is available on the official websites of embassies and consulates. Beware that conditions and terms vary constantly from one establishment to another. Indeed, the information we update may change.
Tourist visa exemption
Passport holders from 48 countries and 1 special administrative region – Hong Kong SAR – are not required to obtain a visa when entering Thailand for tourism purposes and will be permitted to stay in the Kingdom for a specific period.
- By Airways: period not exceeding 30 days on each visit.
- By road: period not exceeding 15 days each time
When passing the customs, customers stamp your passport.
It is possible to renew your stamp. However, since 2009, the government has limited the number of stamp to 4 successive renewals. You must leave the country and come back to obtain the stamp.
This visa is issued to a person traveling to Thailand.
Information related to visa:
- Total fee: €40
- Cost per entry: €30
- Visa validity: 60 days
- Extension: 30 days
- Valid passport
- 1 photo 4×6 cm (recent)
- Completed visa application form
- Airplane ticket may be asked but are not necessarily required (min. of THB 20.000 per person and THB 40.000 per family).
NB: Generally Thai consulates overseas, example France, only provide visa with 2 entries. You must present your airplane ticket while applying for this form of visa; period of stay in Thailand must not exceed 90 days.
When your visa expires, you can apply for a new one at a Thai consulate in the bordering countries. However, they only provide 1 entry visa.