Type of Visa


Non-immigrant-B (Working)

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Non-immigrant-B (Working)

Validity of entry Non-immigrant-B (Working) visa : 
  • Single entry : Three (3) months
Application Fee :
  • Single entry : 9,000 Yen

     Applicant must apply in person.

    The stay for single entry Non-immigrant B visa is for ninety (90) days or less. The applicant may apply for work permit at the Ministry of Labor of Thailand and the extension of stay at the Immigration Bureau of Thailand.

    Non-Japanese applicant holding passports of  Bangladesh, Egypt, Iran, Nigeria, Palestine, Sudan, Yemen, Cameroon, Congo, Republic of Congo , Equatorial Guinea, Guinea, Algeria, China, India , Lebanon, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Ghana, Central African Republic, Somalia, Sao Tome and Principe, Liberia, Sierra Leone, Saudi Arabia (latest updated:2015.11.30)The visa's issuance will take up to 10 working days. 

    Visa and administrative processes for applicant holding passport of North Korea, Libya, Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan generally takes thirty (30) days. 

    Only Japanese citizens can request for passport(s) to be returned by mail. 

    The embassy may require an interview, please plan your trip with sufficient time for visa processing.



Documents required are as follow :

  1. Valid passport. (valid for no less than 6 months)
  2. Application form duly filled in and signed by the applicant.


  • Form available on this page can be filled out.
  • Please enter the information requested into the appropriate spaces on the form. Your answer must be in English and use English capital characters.
  • The Embassy recommends you use an ink-jet printer to print the completed application form. However, the written application form is accepted but it may cause delay during the visa application process at the counter.

  1. Two (2) color photos of applicant (size 3.5 x 4.5 cm.)

    Except :

    *** Three (3) color photos and three (3) copies of application forms duly filled and signed for applicants holding passports ofAfghanistan, Bangladesh, Egypt, North Korea, Libya, Palestine, Sudan, Yemen, Cameroon, Congo, Republic of Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Guinea, Algeria, China, India, Iraq, Lebanon, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Syria, Ghana, Central African Republic, Somalia, Sao Tome and Principe, Liberia, Sierra Leone, Saudi Arabia

    *** Four (4) color photos and four (4) copies of application forms duly filled and signed for applicants holding passport of Nigeria and Iran.

  2. An original letter of invitation from prospective employer in Thailand.

    PDF, copy or fax is not accepted.

    *** The letter must be in the company's letter head and contain the applicant's name, assignment's position / responsibilities / salary / date of entry / length of stay and type of visa required, and signed by the authorized person(s) whose name(s) listed in the company's registration issued by the Ministry of Commerce of Thailand.

    *** In the absence of signature of authorized person(s) in the letter of invitation, a letter of power of attorney authorizing other person(s) to act on his/her behalf must be submitted upon visa application.

  3. Personal history duly filled in and signed by the applicant.


Personal history form can be downloaded here. Download Personal history form

For non-Japanese applicant, please prepare the documents follow;

  1. For non-Japanese applicant, a copy of residence card or certificate of alien registration which is valid at least 3 months or more. For those who are currently applying for renewal of residence card, please submit a copy of acceptance of renewal issued by Immigration Bureau of Japan. The applicant is also required to present the original documents of identification upon visa application.
  2. Airline ticket or confirmation slip with applicant's name, flight number as well as date of entry and departure.
  3. The letter of consideration of` Work Permit "Form WP 3", issued by the Department of Employment, Ministry of Labor and Social Welfare of Thailand, must be presented to the Embassy for non-Japanese applicant who wishes to perform works in the Kingdom.
***The Embassy may require documents in foreign language to be translated into Thai or English. Such documents must also be certified by competent authority of Japan or country where the documents are issued.



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