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Traveling to Thailand

In general, travelers who wish to enter the Kingdom of Thailand are required to obtain a visa from a Royal Thai Embassy or a Royal Thai Consulate-General. To apply for a visa, a foreigner must possess a valid passport or travel document that is recognized by the Royal Thai Government and comply with the conditions set forth in the Immigration Act of Thailand B.E.2522 (1979) and its relevant regulations. In addition, the visa applicant must be outside of Thailand at the time of application. The applicant will be issued with a type of visa in accordance with his or her purpose of visit. For more information on types of visas and general requirements for each type of visa, please see Types of Visa and Issuance of Visa.

As the situation on travel advisory to Thailand may be updated frequently, we suggest all travelers to check on the regulations using the following tools:


Department of Disease Control

Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Department of Consular Affairs, Visa and Travel Documents Division
123 Chaeng Watthana Road,
Thung Song Hong, Laksi,
Bangkok 10210


Tel. (662) 575 1062
Fax. (662) 575-1066


For full information on visa requirements, please visit the website of Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Thailand.

6-8 NOVEMBER 2024

Queen Sirikit National Convention Center, Bangkok