Visa types and purpose of visit

 

Visa types Category  Purpose of visit 
Diplomatic Visa  D  to enter the Kingdom of Thailand for diplomatic purposes.
Official Visa  F   to enter the Kingdom of Thailand for official purposes.
Transit Visa  TS  to transit to another country or to re-enter his/her own country
 S  to participate in sports activities
 C  the person in charge or crew of a conveyance coming to a port
 
Tourist Visa
 
 
 TR (Single)  to enter for tourism purposes
 TR (Single)  to enter for training (boxing, scuba diving, and yoga training)
 STV  to enter for tourism purposes (permitted to stay up to 90 days)
 MT
 to enter for a medical treatment at hospitals / medical facilities
 METV  to enter for tourism purpose (Multiple entries) – Suspended – 
 Non-Immigrant Visa
 NON – B 
 to work (Working)
 NON – B 
 to conduct business by invitation (Business)
 NON – B 
 to work as a teacher (Teaching)
 NON – IB
 to conduct business as Investor through Board of Investment (BOI)  
 NON – ED
 to study
 NON – ED
 to do an internship
 NON – F 
 to perform official duties in Thailand
 NON – M 
 to work as a film-producer
 NON – M 
 to work as journalist or reporter
 NON – O   to perform duty or mission in the family of an alien. 
 NON – O   to stay with family in Thailand 
 NON – O 
 a person who used to have Thai nationality to visit Thai relatives
 NON – O   to perform volunteering duties
 NON – O   to receive medical treatment for more than 60 days 
 NON – O   to be a sport trainer as required by the Thai Government 
 NON – O   to be a contestant or a witness for the judicial process
 NON – O 
 to stay in Thailand after retirement (at least 50 years of age) 
 NON – O-A  Long Stay retirement  (up to 1 year) (for at least 50 years of age) 
 NON – O-X  Long Stay retirement  (up to 5 years) (for at least 50 years of age) 
 NON – RS   to conduct scientific research / training / teaching in a research institute 
 NON – R 
 to perform religious / missionary works (single entry) 
 NON – RA  to perform religious / missionary works (Multiple entry) 
Special Entry  SE  Thailand Privilege Card (Elite Card) holder. 
Privilege Entry   PE  Thailand Privilege Card (Elite Card) holder. 

SMART Visa


 T  to enter as Highly skilled professionals 
 I   to enter as Investors in technology-based business 
 E  to enter as Senior executives in technology-based companies
 S   to enter as Technology-based startup entrepreneurs
 O  to enter as legal dependents of Smart Visa holders

 

 

Royal Thai Consulate-General, Los Angeles

Royal Thai Consulate-General, Los Angeles