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|Tourist VISA Thailand
30 Day Extension
Convert Tourist Visa to Retirement Visa
Updated Jan 2016
Citizens of most countries can enter Thailand without a visa and stay for up to 30
days, but if you plan to be in Thailand for more than 30 days, then get a travel visa
for Thailand (Tourist VISA)
Tourist Visa Requirements
Purpose of visit
- For tourism (pleasure) purposes only (Category “TR”)
Validity of visa
The validity of visa is 3 months.
Period of stay
Travelers with this type of visa will be permitted to stay in Thailand for a period not
exceeding 60 days at any time. The period begins on the date you arrive in Thailand
• Your actual Passport
(Passport or Travel Document must not expire within 6 months and contain at least
ONE completely empty visa page).
• 1 copy of Passport
(The page(s) shows your photo , name , date and place or birth and the expiration
date of passport)
• 1 application form [ Download ]
(completed and signed by the applicant. Parents can sign for the minor).
• 2 photos
(Passport photo, 2” x 2”, color, front-view, taken within 6 months, and write your
name and last name on the back of each photo).
Visa regulations are subject to change. Most changes are minor, though there
have been some very significant changes from time to time. You should check
with a Thai consulate or embassy in your country, or the Immigration Dept. in
Bangkok or Chiang Mai
Extension Of Stay (30 Days)
After arrival in Thailand, a tourist visa can typically be extended for an additional 30
days, but not on a 30 day visa exemption.
There is a 1,900 Baht fee for each extension.
TM 7 Extension of Tourist Visa Download Here
Those who wish to stay longer or may wish to change their status of visa must
file an application for permission at the Office of Immigration Bureau
NOTE - You need to have at least 15 days left on your Tourist visa when you apply
Convert Tourist Visa to OA Visa (Retirement)
TM 86 Application for Change of Visa
TM 7 Extension of TemporaryStay
To Download Immigration Forms CLICK HERE