Thailand Travel Requirements: Latest Updates


From October 2022, Thailand was fully re-opened to all international tourists. Here are the latest Thailand travel requirements for tourists.

Thailand Visa Requirements

There are no restrictions on who can visit this country. Thailand is also extending guest stays as part of the country’s complete reopening to tourism. For travelers from nations or territories qualifying for visa exemption, the term of stay is extended to 45 days from 30 days, and to 30 days from 15 days for those who are eligible for Visa on Arrival (VOA).

Tourist Visa Exemption

Tourists from the listed nations can enter Thailand without a visa and remain for a specified period of time.

  • 30 days: Andorra, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bahrain, Brunei, Canada, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Indonesia, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Kuwait, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Maldives, Mauritius, Monaco, The Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Oman, The Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, San Marino, Saudi Arabia(&VoA), Singapore, Slovak, Slovenia, Spain, South Africa, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, Ukraine, UAE, UK, USA
  • 30 days (from 25 September 2023 to 29 February 2024): China, Kazakhstan
  • 30 days (from 10 November 2023 to 10 May 2024): India, Taiwan
  • 90 days (from 1 November 2023 to 30 April 2024): Russia
  • 14 days (with the Bilateral Agreement): Cambodia, Myanmar (International Airport only)
  • 30 days (with the Bilateral Agreement): Hong Kong, Laos, Macau, Mongolia, Russia (with VoA), Vietnam
  • 90 days (with the Bilateral Agreement): Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Korea, Peru


The Thailand visa exemption offers tourists more time to enjoy their tripĀ 

Thailand’s e-Visa ApplicationĀ 

Visitors can use the online portalĀ to apply for a Thailand visa. The online visa application is open to visa types such as 60-day Tourist visas (TR), 6-month Tourist visas (METV), 90-day Non-Immigrant visas, and 1-year Non-Immigrant visas.

Depending on the Thai Embassy or Consulate, the e-visa application procedure could take from 2 – 4 weeks. The application fee will be paid using a credit card, and the applicant will receive their e-visa by email.

The online application is only available to countries listed below and the applicant must be currently located in that country or territory.

Applicants may apply for the Thai visa at the Thai e-Visa website.Ā A Thailand e-Visa will cost $82 USD (or equivalent). This payment is made through the e-Visa secure web portal when you submit the application. The fee is non-refundable.

E-visa Preparation

Individuals will need the following documents:

  • A valid passport with at least 2 blank pages and a minimum validity of 6 months. The given name(s) and last name(s) used in applicants’ online visa applications must match those in their passports.
  • A passport-style photo that can be uploaded
  • Date that you plan to travel
  • Financial documentation, such as a bank statement or a paystub (equivalent to 10,000 Thai Baht for individuals or 20,000 Thai Baht for families.)
  • Proof of accommodation in Thailand, such as a hotel reservation or an invitation letter from relatives or friends there

Steps to Apply For Thailand’s e-Visa

Step 1: Access the Thai e-Visa website. Create an individual account
Step 2: Fill in the application form
Step 3: Upload supporting documents
Step 4: Submit the form
Step 5: Proceed to the secure payment portal

Other Notices Regarding Thailand Travel Requirements


Carefully prepare for your Thailand trip


  • Travelers entering Thailand will no longer need to present a COVID-19 test result or proof of vaccination as of October 1, 2022.Ā 

  • Passengers who carried medication without a prescription they purchased from a Thai pharmacy were taken into custody. Consult a doctor before purchasing medication.

  • Malaria, the Zika virus, dengue, chikungunya, Japanese encephalitis, and filariasis are among the illnesses spread by insects. Apply insect repellant. Make sure your lodging is as insect-proof as it gets.

  • Certain animals in Thailand are rabies carriers. Never pet, feed, or joke about monkeys. Seek medical attention right once if a dog, monkey, or other animal bites or scratches you.

  • Travelers can contact the Department of Disease Control (DDC) Hotline 1442 or visit for more information.

Local Laws

  • It is against the law to travel without proper identification. Anyone under the age of eighteen may be subject to penalties for breaching the law. One type of punishment for minors is incarceration in an adult or juvenile facility.
  • Serious crimes in Thailand are punishable by death, including rape, murder, and attempted murder. The death sentence may also be used for offenses against the monarchy or the state. Be cautious not to offend anyone regarding the monarchy, especially on social media.

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