A foreign national who is interested in entering Thailand whether to study, work, marry or retire is required to obtain a visa from a Royal Thai Embassy or a Royal Thai Consulate-General. There are nationals of certain countries that do not require a visa if they meet Visa Exemption requirements which are as follows:
More than 40 countries including US and UK are not required to obtain a visa when entering Thailand for tourism purposes and will be permitted to stay in Thailand for a period of not more than 30 days on each visit. Foreigners who enter Thailand under the Tourist Visa Exemption category may re-enter and stay in the country for an additional duration of stay of not exceeding 90 days within any 6-month period from the date of first entry.
Period of Stay: 15 days
Andora, Bhutan, Bulgaria, China, Czech Republic, Estonia, Ethiopia, India, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Maldives, Malta, Mauritius, Romania, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Taiwan, Uzbekistan, Ukraine
Period of Stay: 14 days
Period of Stay: 30 days
Australia, Austria, Bahrain, Belgium, Brunei, Canada, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, Indonesia, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Kuwait, Laos, Luxembourg, Macau, Malaysia, Monaco, Mongolia, The Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Oman, The Philippines, Poland, Portugal, USA, Vietnam, Qatar, Russia, Singapore, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, UAE, UK, Liechtenstein, Slovakia, Slovenia, Vietnam
Period of Stay: 90 days
Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Korea, Peru
Rachel Pachica blogs about immigration and legal issues, as well as blogging in general. She is a consultant at Siam Legal International, a Law Firm in Thailand.
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