Consular News

Guidance for Travelers under Treatment Carrying Personal Medications Containing Narcotic Drugs into/out of Thailand

In Thailand, medicines are regulated differently depending on their drug categories. Travelers under treatment carrying personal medications who travel into/out of Thailand must strictly follow the regulations applicable for the types of medicines they are carrying.

The Ministerial Announcement designated 6 more Visa on Arrival (VoA) checkpoints

The Ministerial Announcement designated 6 more Visa on Arrival (VoA) checkpoints, being effective as of 6th October 2016 onwards.

Multiple Entry Tourist Visa (METV)

The Royal Thai Embassy wishes to announce the issuance of the following two types of tourist visas effective from 13th November 2015

Change of visa pick-up time

The Royal Thai Embassy Tokyo is pleased to inform that the visa pick-up time is changed to 14.00 - 15.00 hours effective from 2 March 2015.

New Requirement documents For non Immigrant B VISA

The Royal Thai Embassy Tokyo announces that the required documents for non-immigrant B will amend and be effective from 1st February 2015.

Announcement New regulation for visa extension (Effective from august 29th, 2014)

Please be advised that, from August 29th , 2014, the Thai Immigration Bureau has implemented the New Regulation for Visa Extension as appeared in the Announcement of the Thai Immigration Bureau as attached

Resumption of Visa Appointment Booking Online (VABO) service

The consular Section now resumes its Visa Appointment Booking Online (VABO) service to the public. Visa applicant can book a visa appointment online starting from 13 May 2013 onwards.

From 1 November 2012, the Royal Thai Embassy will start accepting VABO

From 1 December 2012, the Royal Thai Embassy in Tokyo will  introduce the Visa Appointment Booking Online (VABO) to facilitate the visa application for those who wish to travel to Thailand.

Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Thailand Uses Online System for Foreign Media Assigned to Thailand

From 16 August 2010, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Thailand announced to operate the online system for foreign medias who is assigned to work in Thailand or MMOS : MFA Media Online Service, download details as follows;

Transit of Live Animals and/or Animal Remains

Transit of live animals and/or animal remains from one country to another country through the Kingdom of Thailand shall be proceeded under the responsibility of the International Animal Quarantine Station (AQS) in the area:


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