Type of Visa


Tourist Visa Exemption

22/12/2020


1. Passport holders of the countries listed below are not required to obtain a visa when entering Thailand for the purpose of tourism and will be permitted to stay in Thailand for a period not exceeding 45 days for visits between 22 December 2020 - 30 September 2021.

2. Foreigners entering Thailand under the Tourist Visa Exemption scheme must provide proof of adequate finances for the duration of stay in Thailand at the port of entry (i.e. traveler’s cheque or cash equivalent to 10,000 Baht per person or 20,000 Baht per family).

3. Foreigners entering Thailand by any means under the Tourist Visa Exemption scheme are required at the port of entry to have proof of planned travel (confirmed air, train, bus or boat tickets) to leave Thailand within 45 days of the arrival date. Otherwise, a tourist visa must be obtained before entering Thailand.

4. Foreigners entering Thailand through land / sea boarder checkpoints under visa exemption scheme are permitted only twice in a calendar year, except nationals of Malaysia, Brunei Darussalam, Indonesia and Singapore who may enter Thailand through such checkpoints more than twice in a calendar year.

5. Travelers under Tourist Visa Exemption scheme are still subjected to a 14-day quarantine and required to obtain the Certificate of Entry (COE) in order to enter Thailand. Please check here for more information on the COE; http://site.thaiembassy.jp/en/news/announcement

6. Tourist Visa Exemption scheme only applies to foreigners holding passports issued by the countries listed below. (Travel documents for foreigners issued by these countries are not acceptable.)

  1. Andorra
  2. Australia
  3. Austria
  4. Bahrain
  5. Belgium
  6. Brazil*
  7. Brunei Darussalam
  8. Canada
  9. Czech Republic
  10. Denmark
  11. Estonia
  12. Finland
  13. France
  14. Germany
  15. Greece
  16. Hong Kong**
  17. Hungary
  18. Iceland
  19. Indonesia
  20. Ireland
  21. Israel
  22. Italy
  23. Japan
  24. Korea (ROK)
  25. Kuwait
  26. Latvia
  27. Liechtenstein
  28. Lithuania
  29. Luxembourg
  30. Malaysia
  31. Maldives
  32. Mauritius
  33. Monaco
  34. The Netherlands
  35. New Zealand
  36. Norway
  37. Oman
  38. Peru*
  39. Philippines
  40. Poland
  41. Portugal
  42. Qatar
  43. San Marino
  44. Singapore
  45. Slovak
  46. Slovenia
  47. Spain
  48. South Africa
  49. Sweden
  50. Switzerland
  51. Turkey
  52. Ukraine
  53. United Arab Emirates
  54. United Kingdom
  55. United States of America
  56. Vietnam**

Countries which have concluded the Agreement on
the Visa Exemption with Thailand

           I. DIPLOMATIC/OFFICIAL or SERVICE/SPECIAL PASSPORTS

The following countries have concluded agreements with Thailand on the exemption of visa requirements for holders of diplomatic/official or service/special passports. Such passport holders are permitted to stay for a period of not exceeding 30 or 90 days as follow;

30 DAYS

  1. Bangladesh(Diplomatic Passports Only)
  2. Brunei Darussalam
  3. Cambodia
  4. China
  5. Ecuador
  6. Hong Kong SAR
  7. Indonesia
  8. Kazakhstan
  9. Laos
  10. Macau SAR
  11. Malaysia
  12. Mongolia
  13. Myanmar
  14. Oman
  15. Pakistan (Diplomatic Passports Only)
  16. Singapore
  17. Vietnam

90 DAYS

  1. Albania
  2. Argentina
  3. Austria
  4. Belarus
  5. Belgium
  6. Bhutan
  7. Brazil
  8. Chile
  9. Colombia
  10. Costa Rica
  11. Croatia
  12. Czech Republic
  13. El Salvador
  14. Estonia
  15. France (Diplomatic Passports Only)
  16. Germany
  17. Georgia
  18. Hungary
  19. India
  20. Israel
  21. Italy
  22. Japan
  23. Republic of Korea
  24. Kosovo
  25. Latvia
  26. Liechtenstein
  27. Luxembourg
  28. Mexico
  29. Montenegro
  30. Morocco
  31. The Netherlands
  32. Nepal
  33. Panama
  34. Peru
  35. The Philippines
  36. Poland
  37. Romania
  38. Russia Federation
  39. Serbia
  40. Seychelles
  41. Slovakia
  42. South Africa
  43. Spain (Diplomatic Passports Only)
  44. Sri Lanka
  45. Switzerland
  46. Tajikistan
  47. Tunisia
  48. Turkey
  49. Ukraine
  50. Uruguay

    II. ORDINARY PASSPORTS The following countries have concluded agreements with Thailand on the exemption of visa for holders of ordinary passports. Such passport holders are permitted to stay not exceeding the following periods:

    30 Days

    90 Days

    Hong Kong **

    Argentina

    Laos PDR 

    Brazil*

    Macau

    Chile

    Mongolia

    Peru*

    Russian Federation


    Vietnam**

     


    Remarks
    :

    * Ordinary passport holders of Brazil and Peru are entitled for visa exemption scheme. Meanwhile, Thailand also has bilateral agreements on visa exemption for holders of diplomatic, official and ordinary passports for a visit of not exceeding 90 days with Brazil and Peru.

    ** Ordinary passport holders of Vietnam and Hong Kong are entitled for visa exemption scheme. Meanwhile, Thailand also has bilateral agreements on visa exemption for holders of diplomatic, official and ordinary passports for a visit of not exceeding 30 days with Vietnam and Hong Kong.   






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