This type of visa is issued to applicants who wish to enter the Kingdom and visit family member who is residing/working in Thailand.
Visa processing fee
Non-refundable Visa fees of INR 5,000/- for single entry
The validity of a visa is 3 months (single entry)
Period of stay
Applicant’s family members (i.e., spouse, parents and children who are unmarried and under 20 years old) are eligible to apply for a Non-Immigrant Visa (category ‘O’) and will be allowed to stay for a period of 90 days but no longer than 1 year.
1. Travel Documents:
1.1 Passport or travel document with validity not less than 6 months with two blank pages. Two signed copies of front and last page of passport.
2. Evidence of spouse's /child's resident in Thailand:
1.2 One visa application form completely filled in and signed by applicant.
1.3 Two colour photographs of the applicant with the specification 3.5 x 4.5 cm. not older than 3 Months with white background, face and eyes are in direct position to the camera, without sunglasses or hat or any other head covering, except for some religious beliefs or ethnic background.
1.4 Evidence of travel: A photocopy of confirmed one-way ticket from the airline.
2.1 Original invitation letter from company/organisation foreigners (must be typed in the company’s letter head and signed by authorised person with a copy of his/her ID card or passport) where the spouse/parent/child is employed.
2.2 Cover letter from the spouse/parent/child, residing/working in Thailand stating applicant’s name, passport details, family relationship, purpose and duration of visit.
2.3 Spouse’s/ parent’s/child’s copy of work permit or equivalents (in case working with international organisation) certified by holder.
2.4 Spouse’s/ parent’s/ child’s copy of passport (first and last pages, visa page, and extension of stay permission page) VISA AND WORK PERMIT MUST BE VALID FOR A MINIMUM OF 90 DAYS.
2.5 Certificate of marriage in English (spouse) attested by MEA.
2.6 Birth certificate in English (child) attested by MEA.
2.7 In case spouse is working with company under BOI promotion, original letter from BOI for grant of dependant visa.
2.8 Thai company's registration papers with a list of shareholders issued no more than 6 months.
2.9 Thai company’s business & income tax papers (Por Ngor Dor 20 and/or Por Ngor Dor 50/30 of latest tax payment year).
2.10 Thai company's registration papers and list of shareholders (DBD Papers & Por Ngor Dor 20).
2.11 If the Thai company is newly established and does not have tax papers then require a letter from the Thai company stating the mentioned facts. The letter must be stamped and signed by executive level with attached copy of ID proof or passport.
3.1 Applicant's bank statement of six months (must be original and attested by the bank) with consistent balance of USD 700 per person.
3.2 In case the current bank balance is less than 700 USD, a cover letter, typed and signed by a family member who sponsors the trip, and whose name is on the above bank statement along with singed photocopy of passport of the sponsor (in case of submitting the financial proof of the applicant’s sponsorship by a family member) and proof of the relationship (government issued) with MEA attestation.
4.1 Proof of hotel/accommodation reservation in Thailand from the hotel/accommodation with contact number and address which should include applicant's name and/or rental agreement in Thailand with a signed copy of Thai ID cards of the lessor.
4.2 If staying at company’s accommodation, must provide the Company’s letter mentioning the address and contact information of the mentioned accommodation.
1. Visa processing time at the Consulate is 3 business days for submission at centers in Chennai and 4 working days for centers outside of Chennai (not including submission date); the submission of additional documents takes another 2 working days. Incomplete information will cause application delays.
2. Visa fee is non-refundable, please check your information before submitting the documents.
3. The Royal Thai Consulate-General reserves the right to request additional documents as deemed necessary, the right to request interviews with applicants and the right to reject any application without having to provide the reason.
4. Photo specification
: Need recent and clear photograph as per point no. 1.3
Application form click here
Checklist for Non-Immigrant O (family member/dependent) - single entry click here