Non-Immigrant B, IB or SMART Visa and Entry procedures For holders of valid Work Permits

 

Non-Immigrant B, IB or SMART Visa and Entry procedures

For holders of valid Work Permits

It is requested that only those in urgent need to enter Thailand submit an application for entry.
Applications will be considered on a case-by-case basis, taking into account urgency and economic importance.

1– At least 15 working days before intended date of travel, applicant must fill information online here AND mail
    the following documents to the Royal Thai Embassy (ATTN: Visa Section) or Royal Thai Consulate-General in
    Los Angeles, Chicago, or New York:
    1.1 Passport and Thai visa (if applicant has a valid Thai visa)
    1.2 Two passport-size photographs (2″x 2″)
    1.3 Visa application form (Download)
    1.4 Copy of work permit
    1.5 Declaration form (Download)
    1.6 Medical insurance or letter from employer guaranteeing that the insurance company or employer will cover
          a minimum of 100,000 US dollars (or equivalent in other currencies) of medical costs incurred by the applicant
          in Thailand, including medical costs in the event that applicant contracts COVID-19.
    1.7 Visa fee and self-addressed return envelope
    1.8 Provide reason for urgent need to travel to Thailand. 
    1.9 A copy of flight confirmation/reservation , showing going from US to Thailand and leaving from Thailand.
          (The name of the applicant must indicated clearly)
    1.10 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.
     1.11 For non-US citizen, a copy of permanent resident alien card or
             a copy of valid US visa with a letter proof of employment ( **we don’t accept pay stubs**)

2– Royal Thai Embassy submits documents in 1. to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs for approval

3– If approved, the Royal Thai Embassy will grant a visa (if applicant does not have a valid visa) for the applicant
     and issue a Certificate of Entry (COE) letter for the applicant.

4– Upon pick up of visa or before the Embassy mail out, the applicant must inform the Embassy of their travel plan 
     (confirmed Air ticket with proof of payment), health certificate (Fit to Fly 72 hour before departure date), confirmation of ASQ

*** 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***

5– At the departure airport, the approved applicant is required to present
    (1) A “Certificate of Entry” issued by The Royal Thai Embassy or the Royal Thai Consulates-General;
    (2) A Declaration form
    (3) A “Health Certificate” , Fit to Fly, issued no more than 72 hours before departure; and
    (4) Medical insurance or letter from employer guaranteeing that the insurance company or employer will cover
         a minimum of 100,000 US dollars (or equivalent in other currencies) of medical costs incurred by the applicant
         in Thailand, including medical costs in the event that applicant contracts COVID-19.

6– Upon entry to Thailand, Travelers arriving in Thailand during the COVID-19 pandemic must submit a T.8 form
     upon entry into the Kingdom. Download form at https://thaiembdc.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/T8_form.pdf or
     register online through AOT phone application at https://aot-app.kdlab.ai/.

Processing time:

    • In person: 1 business days
    • By mail: minimum 15 business days

***We do not offer expedited service***

Period of stay: not exceeding 90 days.

*** Warning of overstay *** (please click)

Processing Fees:

    • Single entry: 80 USD
    • Multiple entries: 200 USD

Payable in money order (only) made payable to “Royal Thai Consulate”.
NO CASH, NO PERSONAL and BUSINESS CHECKS ACCEPTED

*** The fee is not refundable in any cases***

Royal Thai Consulate-General, Los Angeles

Royal Thai Consulate-General, Los Angeles