Non-Thai nationals who have a work permit or have been granted permission to work in Thailand including their spouses or children

 

Purpose of Visit:

Applicants who work in Thailand.  (Working) 
Applicants who work as teacher. (Teaching)

 

Step 1 – Online e-Visa Application 

The applicant who does not have a valid visa or re-entry permit must apply for a visa by: 
1) complete the Online e-Visa Application “Click here”; and
2) upload the following documents in PDF format :  

        1.  Two passport-size photographs (2″x2″ – JPEG format) 
             Photographs must have a light color background with a full- face view of the person
             without wearing a hat or dark glasses and covering up shoulders.
             Photos must be taken within 6 months. (photocopy or photo taken from Photostat will not be accepted).

       2.  A copy of Passport (must not expire within 6 months) 

       3.  A copy of flight confirmation/ reservation, showing going from US to Thailand.  
           
(The name of the applicant must indicated clearly) 

       4.   A copy of recent bank statement  ($700 per person and $1,500 per family) 
             (The name of the applicant must indicated clearly), 
             In case of submitting family bank statement a proof of relationship. 
             (i.e. birth certificate, marriage certificate) must be provided.     

       5.  For working  (Non – B) 
            5.1  Copy of valid Work Permit / WP3 letter from Ministry of Labor, Thailand. 
                   To obtain this letter, the company in Thailand is required to submit Application Form for WP3
                   at the Office of Foreign Workers Administration, Department of Employment, Ministry of Labor. 
            5.2  Letter of invitation or acceptance from the concerned companies/ organizations. 
            5.3  Letter from applicant’s company indicating the applicant’s position, length of employment,
                   salary, purpose of visit(s) to Thailand and length of stay in Thailand. 
            5.4  Corporate documents of associated partners/ companies in Thailand as:
                   5.4.1  Business registration and business license
                   5.4.2  List of shareholders
                   5.4.3  Company profile

       6.  For teaching  (Non – B) 
            6.1 Copy of valid Work Permit / WP3 letter from Ministry of Labor, Thailand. 
                  To obtain this letter, the company in Thailand is required to submit Application Form for WP3
                   at the Office of Foreign Workers Administration, Department of Employment, Ministry of Labor. 
            6.2  An
 original letter of acceptance from an institute school in Thailand.
            6.3  Evidence of educational qualification such as a copy of diplomas /
                   teaching certification or copies of transcript. 

            6.4  A copy of school (in Thailand) license or business registration, list of shareholders and school profile.
            6.5  Resume of applicant.
            6.6  An original letter of verification stating that the applicant has no criminal record/
                   background check.  (verification have to valid for not more than three months and
                   must be issued from a state or Federal Bureau of Investigation only.
                   Online criminal record without authorizer’s signature is unacceptable )

            6.7  For applicants who are going to teach at international schools, not listed as
                   recognized International Schools, a copy of  letter of approval from the
                   Office of the Private Education Commission is required.

        7.  For working (Non – IB) 
            7.1  A letter from Board of Investment (BOI), Thailand. 
                   To obtain this letter, the company in Thailand is required to contact Board of Investment (BOI)  

            7.2 
Letter from applicant’s company indicating the applicant’s position, length of employment, 
                   salary, purpose of visit(s) to Thailand and length of stay in Thailand.
            7.3  Corporate documents of associated partners/ companies in Thailand as:
                   7.3.1  Business registration and business license
                   7.3.2  List of shareholders

        8.  For non-US citizen, a copy of permanent resident card or a copy of valid US visa with 
              a letter proof of employment.                     

        Additional information on the other required document, please click here. 

        Please note : Consular officers reserve the right to request additional documents
                             as deemed necessary and also reserve the right to reject any application
                             without having to provide reason.

        Processing time : minimum 15 business days

              Fee   – $80    for single entry (3 months)   — > for NON – B / NON – IB                   
                       – $200  for multiple entries  (1 year) — > for NON – IB 

 

 

Step 2 – Submit the e-appointment slip and Passport

Upon completion of an online visa application from the applicant, the Royal Thai Consulate-General, Los Angeles will review the application.

The application must submit the e-appointment slip and Passport to the Royal Thai Consulate-General by mail (only) / No walk-in allow, together with Self-addressed return envelope
            – by these following mail service USPS (US Postal Service) or Express Mail Service
            – use only flat rate mailing envelope with postage stamp.
              (Metered stamps is not accepted)
              Please write your name clearly and record your tracking number of return mail for future reference.
              We will not provide tracking number information. 

Mailing address:

e-Visa Section
Royal Thai Consulate-General, Los Angeles
611  North Larchmont Blvd. 2nd FL.,
Los Angeles, California 90004

 

Step 3 – Certificate of Entry 

If you already have a valid visa/ re-entry permit,
please request the Certificate of Entry – COE through Thailand’s COE Registration System at :

    https://coethailand.mfa.go.th

Fill in the online application for COE at least 15 working days before the intend date of travel.
For teacher, please be sure that the institution had submitted you name for Thai Authority approval.
Without authorization from Thailand, the Royal Thai Consulate-General can’t issue COE. 

Please note that the documents required are : 

1.  Passport and visa or re-entry permit. 

2.  A valid Work Permit / WP3 letter

3.  A Medical Insurance policy summary.
     — > Only insurance policy with details, do not upload the insurance card.   
            The insurance should have the following details information :
           – Medical costs that cover COVID-19 treatment in Thailand;
           – Period of the insurance policy ( start … / end … )  and cover the period of stay in Thailand;
           – Minimum coverage of 100,000 USD (or equivalent in other currencies) of medical costs.

4.  ASQ
       – Confirmation of Alternative State Quarantine directly from the hotel. 
       – Reservation from Booking.com is not applicable. 

5.  A copy of flight confirmation/ reservation, showing going from US to Thailand. 
     (The name of the applicant must indicated clearly) 

How to filled in the form ?  See the instruction below: 

 

 

Step 4 – Download  ” ThailandPlus ”  Application

      Please click here to follow the instructions.

 

 
 

 

Step 5 –  At the departure airport

The approved applicant is required to present :

1.  COE
      A “Certificate of Entry into the Kingdom of Thailand” received from COE online system.

2.  FTF
     A “Fit to Fly Health Certificate” issued no more than 72 hours before departure.

3.  COVID Test
     A Medical certificate with RT-PCR laboratory result indicating that COVID -19 is not detected.
     A Medical certificate should be issued no more than 72 hours before departure.

4.  Insurance 

5.  ASQ 
     Booking of Alternative State Quarantine 

 

Step 6 – Upon entry to Thailand

Travelers arriving in Thailand during the COVID-19 pandemic must present the following documents: 
1. COE and Declaration Form.
2. Medical certificate with a laboratory result indicating that COVID -19 is not detected,
    using RT-PCR test, issued no more than 72 hours before departure.
3. Fit-to-fly/Fit-to-travel Health Certificate issued no more than 72 hours before departure.

 

Step 7 – If granted entry :

    Traveler must go through 14 days of Alternative State Quarantine.
     *** The applicant must arrange their own 14-day Alternative State Quarantine (ASQ) at their own expenses.

     More information, including list of permitted hotels (in Thai) can be found here at http://hsscovid.com

 

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 17 Feb 2021

Royal Thai Consulate-General, Los Angeles

Royal Thai Consulate-General, Los Angeles