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) – Suspended –
 STV  to enter for tourism purposes (permitted to stay up to 90 days)
 MT
 to enter for a medical treatment at hospitals / medical facilities – Suspended –
 METV  to enter for tourism purpose (Multiple entries)  
 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 – Suspended –
 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