Visa Types

                                                        What Type of Visa Should you Apply for?
Types of Visas Purpose of visit to Thailand
Diplomatic and
Official Visas
Category “D / F”


Those who wish to enter the Kingdom of Thailand
for diplomatic/official purposes.

 

Non-Immigrant Visa
Category “O”


Those who wish to enter the Kingdom of Thailand to: 
1. stay with family in Thailand (Thai Family);  
2. wish to do volunteering work (Volunteering)
with the state enterprises or social welfare organizations in Thailand.

 

Non-Immigrant Visa
Category “B”


Those who wish to enter the Kingdom of Thailand to:
1. conduct business (Business); 
2. work (Working);
3. work as a teacher (Teaching).

 

Non-Immigrant Visa
Category “ED”


Those who wish to enter the Kingdom of Thailand to:
1. study; or
2. do an internship.

 

Non-Immigrant Visa
Category “M”


Those who wish to enter the Kingdom of Thailand to:
1. work as a film-producer;
2. work as journalist or reporter.

 

Tourist Visa
Category “MT”


Those who wish to enter the Kingdom of Thailand for
a medical treatment at hospitals / medical facilities.

 

Tourist Visa
Category “TR”
(Single)


Those who wish to enter the Kingdom of Thailand for:
1. tourism purposes;
2. boxing training, scuba diving training,
and yoga training.

 

Tourist Visa
Category “TR”
(Multiple)


Those who wish to enter the Kingdom of Thailand for tourism purposes,
with multiple entries.

 

Transit Visa
Category “S / TS / C”


Those who wish to travel in transit through Thailand to: 
1. proceed to the country of destination or
to re-enter his/her own country (Category “TS”);
2. to participate in sports activities (Category “S”); 
3. the person in charge or crew of
a conveyance coming to a port,
station or area in the Kingdom (Category “C”)

 

Non-Immigrant Visa
Category “O-A”
(1 year)


Those age 50 years and over who wish to
stay in the Kingdom of Thailand
for a period of not exceeding 1 year
without the intention of working.
“Employment of any kind is strictly prohibited”

 

Non-Immigrant Visa
Category “O-X”
(10 years)


Those age 50 years and over who wish to
stay in Kingdom of Thailand
for a period of not exceeding 1 year
without the intention of working.
“Employment of any kind is strictly prohibited”

 

 

Royal Thai Consulate-General, Los Angeles

Royal Thai Consulate-General, Los Angeles