Type of Visa

Before you apply for visa at the Royal Thai Embassy

Before you apply for visa at the Royal Thai Embassy, Tokyo, please be informed that :

  • The Embassy may require additional documents and reserves the right to reject incomplete visa application.
  • The issuance of visa is under the discretion of the Embassy. The Embassy refuses to explain reason for visa rejection.
  • Non-Japanese applicant holding passports of Afghanistan, Algeria, Bangladesh, China, Egypt, India, Iran, Iraq, Lebanon, Libya, Nigeria, Nepal, North Korea, Pakistan, Palestinian State, Saudi Arabia, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Syria and Yemen cannot apply for any category of visa at the Royal Thai Embassy in Tokyo, unless the applicant acquires permanent residence / mid-to long-term / specific visa to legally reside in Japan.
  • Non-Japanese applicant holding passports of Nigerian applicant is required additional document of the Certificate of Clearance which is issued by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA). The said certificate must be legalized by Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Nigeria and Royal Thai Embassy in Abuja.***The Embassy may require more documents. 
  • Foreigners residing in Japan on specific visa such as permanent resident, long term resident, spouse or child of Japanese citizen, or student, are required to submit additional documents for each category of visa. Please click visa category below for further information.
  • The applicant is strongly advised to apply for visa ahead of time of departure.
  • Visa issuance process generally takes 2 - 60 days and the applicant may collect visa on the next two working days, unless the applicant is informed by the Embassy of the specific date for visa collection.
  • The embassy may require an interview, please plan your trip with sufficient time for visa processing.
  • Fraud or misrepresentation can result in permanent visa ineligibility.
  • Visa fee is non-refundable.
  • All documents required, except company's registration issued by the Ministry of Commerce of Thailand and certificate of marriage, must be issued within three(3) months on the date of visa application.

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