Non-Immigration Category “M”

Purpose of Visit: This type of visa is issued to who wish to work as a film-producer, journalist or reporter

Extension of stay: Those who wish to stay longer or may wish to change their type of visa must file an
application for permission at the Office of Immigration Bureau located on Soi Suan Plu, off South Sathorn
Road, Bangkok 10120, Tel (662) 287-3101 to 10 or at http://www.immigration.go.th The extension of stay
as well as the change of certain type of visa is solely at the discretion of the Immigration officer.

 

Documents Required:

  1. Approval from Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Kingdom of Thailand
  2. Your actual Passport or Travel Document and one copy of your Passport. (Passport or Travel Document must not expire within 6 months and contain at least ONE completely empty visa page).
  3. One original visa application form completely filled out (black and blue ink only) (Download)
  4. Two passport-size photographs (2″x2″) (photocopy or photo taken from Photostat will not be accepted). 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.
  5. A copy of flight confirmation/reservation , showing going from US to Thailand and leaving from Thailand (The name of the applicant must indicated clearly)
  6. 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.
  7. For non-US citizen, a copy of permanent resident alien card or a copy of valid US visa

Submitting application:

    1. In person

Between 9am-4pm (no appointment needed)
Royal Thai Consulate General, Los Angeles
611 North Larchmont Blvd., 2 nd floor, Los Angeles California 90004

    1. By mail

(except nationalities and passport holders of the following 13 countries: Nigeria, Central African Republic, Cameroon, Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Guinea, Ghana, Liberia, São Tomé and Príncipe, Sierra Leone, Somalia and Sudan. Applicants from the listed countries must apply in person only, and present original resident alien card or US visa)

application must include self-addressed return envelope only by these following mail service ‘ USPS (US Postal Service) Express Mail ‘  use only flat rate mailing envelope with $24.70 postage stamp (Metered stamps will not be accepted) Mailing address:

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

***The Royal Thai Consulate do not accept any responsibility for any damage or loss***

Extension of stay: Those who wish to stay longer or may wish to change their type of visa must file an application for permission at the Office of Immigration Bureau located on Soi Suan Plu, off South Sathorn Road, Bangkok 10120, Tel (662) 287-3101 to 10 or at http://www.immigration.go.th The extension of stay as well as the change of certain type of visa is solely at the discretion of the Immigration officer.

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.

Royal Thai Consulate-General, Los Angeles

Royal Thai Consulate-General, Los Angeles