Announcements


Tourist Visa Exemption

Australian passport holders and nationals from 50 designated countries may travel to Thailand for the purpose of tourism without a visa. They will be permitted to stay for a period not exceed 30 days on each visit provided they arrive by air and have a confirmed ticket out of Thailand (by air, land, or sea) within 30 days. Those entering by land at the immigration checkpoints from neighbouring countries will be allowed to stay for 15 days on each entry. For stays exceeding these duration, purposes other than tourism, or for passport holders not listed a visa is required to travel to Thailand.

For more information and a list of eligible countries click here.

Note: Passport holders of nations in the G7 (Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, United Kingdom, United States)  are allowed to stay for up to 30 days on each entry. Such entry can be made by either air, land or sea.

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Tourist Visa Fee Exemption for the following nationals

Between 1 March - 31 August 2017, single-entry tourist visas to Thailand will be exempt from the visa fee for the following nationals listed below. Passport holders from india and China must apply through the Royal Thai Embassy in Canberra.

Note: Visa on Arrival (VOA) fee will be decreased from THB 2,000 to THB 1,000 for this period.

Note: Visa on Arrival (VOA) fee will be decreased from THB 2,000 to THB 1,000 for this period.


Application Restrictions

The passport or travel document holders of the following countries can ONLY obtain a visa to enter Thailand in Australia from The Royal Thai Embassy in Canberra - irrespective of their residence status in Australia.

Afghanistan

Algeria

Bangladesh

Cameroon

Central African Republic

China

Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea)

Democratic Republic of the Congo

Republic of the Congo 

Egypt

Equatorial Guinea

Ghana

Guinea

India

Iran

Iraq

Lebanon

Liberia

Libya

Nepal

Nigeria

Pakistan

Palestine

Sao Tome and Principe

Sierra Leone

Somalia

Sri Lanka

Sudan

Syria

Yemen

Stateless

 

 

For information on how to apply through The Royal Thai Embassy in Canberra, please visit http://canberra.thaiembassy.org and navigate to the 'Visa Information' section. The Royal Thai Consulate General – Melbourne, is unable to advise on the application procedure or processing time for an application lodged through the Royal Thai Embassy in Canberra.

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