Visa on arrival

- According to the Interior Ministerial Announcements, passport holders from 19 countries and territories may apply for visas at the immigration checkpoints for the purpose of tourism for the period of not exceeding 15 days.

- The applicant must possess means of living expenses at the amount of 10,000 Baht per person and 20,000 Baht per family accordingly.

- The applicant must possess a passport with at least six-month validity and must present full paid ticket which is usable within 15 days since the date of entry

- Visa on arrival is provided at 42 designated international checkpoints and applicants should submit the application form duly filled out and to which his/her recent photograph (4 x 6 cm) is attached. Starting from 27 September 2016, Thailand, by the order of Ministry of Interior No. 30 B.E. 2559 (2016) dated 1 July B.E. 2559 (2016), will increase it VoA fee from 1,000 to 2,000 THB. 


By the Order of the Ministry of Interior dated 30 November B.E. 2559 (2016), starting from 1 December 2016 until 28 February 2017, Visa on Arrival (VoA) fee will be decreased from 2,000 THB to 1,000 THB. This is applied for applicants of the nationalities which are entitled to apply for the VoA at the designated immigration checkpoints. 


- Visitors who enter the Kingdom with Visa on Arrival generally cannot file an application for extension of stay except in special cases such as illness which prevents them from travelling, etc. They can submit an application at the Office of Immigration Bureau , Immigration Division 1, Soi Suan Plu, South Sathorn Road, Bangkok 10120. Tel. 02 287-3127

1. Andorra

2. Bhutan

3. Bulgaria

4. China

5. Cyprus

6. Ethiopia

7. Fiji (Start from 30 December 2016)

8. India

9. Kazakhstan

10. Latvia

11. Lithuania

12. Maldives

13. Malta


15. Papua New Guinea (Start from 30 December 2016)

16. Romania

17 .San Marino

18. Saudi Arabia

19. Taiwan

20 .Ukraine

21. Uzbekistan

List of Thailand’s Immigration Checkpoints which provide facilities for issuance of visa on arrival :

1. Suvarnabhumi Airport 
2. Don Muang International Airport , Bangkok 
3. Chiangmai International Airport , Chiangmai 
4. Phuket International Airport , Phuket 
5. Hatyai International Airport , Songkhla 
6. U Tapao Airport , Rayong 
7. Mae Sai Immigration Checkpoint , Chiengrai 
8. Chieng Saen Immigration Checkpoint , Chiengrai 
9. Chieng Khong Immigration Checkpoint , Chiengrai 
10. Betong Immigration Checkpoint , Yala 
11. Sadoa Immigration Checkpoint , Songkhla 
12. Samui Airport , Surat Thani 
13. Sukhothai International Airport, Tak Immigration Checkpoint 
14. Bangkok Harbour Immigration Checkpoint, Bangkok 
15. Sri Racha Immigration Checkpoint , Chonburi 
16. Mabtaput Immigration Checkpoint , Rayong 
17. Nong Khai Immigration Checkpoint, Nong Khai 
18. Samui Immigration Checkpoint , Surat Thani 
19. Phuket Immigration Checkpoint , Phuket 
20. Satun Immigration Checkpoint , Satun 
21. Krabi Immigration Checkpoint , Krabi 
22. Songkhla Harbour Immigraion Checkpoint , Songkhla 
23. Chiangrai Airport Immigration Checkpoint, Chiangrai 
24. Surat Thani Airport Immigration Checkpoint , Surat Thani

25. Sattahip Habour Immigration Checkpoint, Chonburi
26 .Khlong Yai Immigration Checkpoint, Trat
27. Pong Nam Ron Immigration Checkpoint, Chanthaburi
28. Aranyaprathet Immigration Checkpoint, Sakaeo
29. Mukdahan Immigration Checkpoint, Mukdahan
30. Tak Immigration Checkpoint, Tak
31. Padang Besar Immigration Checkpoint, Songkhla
32. Su-ngai Kolok Immigration Checkpoint, Narathiwat
33. Nong Khai Immigration Checkpoint, Nong Khai
34. Bueng Kan Immigration Checkpoint, Bueng Kan
35. Phibun Mangsahan Immigration Checkpoint, Ubon Ratchathani
36. Tha Li Immigration Checkpoint, Loei
37. Nakhon Phanom Immigration Checkpoint, Nakhon Phanom
38. Nan Immigration Checkpoint, Nan
39. Ban Prakob Immigration Checkpoint, Songkhla
40. Khuan Don Immigration Checkpoint, Satun
41. Tak Bai Immigration Checkpoint, Narathiwat
42. Bukit Tal Immigration Checkpoint, Narathiwat
43. Samut Prakan Checkpoint, Samut Prakan
44. Kanchanaburi Land Border Checkpoint, Kanchanaburi
45. Prachup Khiri Khan Checkpoint at Hua Hin Airport, Prachup Khiri Khan
46. Phusing Land Border Checkpoint, Sisaket
47. Satun Checkpoint at Koh Lipe Marine Port, Satun
48. Trang Airport, Trang