How to Apply for Thailand's E-Visa Stickerless

How to Apply for Thailand's E-Visa Stickerless

28 Aug 2019

Thailand's E-Visa Stickerless Application will be effective from 27 September 2021. Foreign national, with a residence in the UK or Ireland, who wishes to apply for a Thai visa must apply and submit his/her application through the new online e-Visa platform at http://thaievisa.go.th . 

Please note that it is no longer required for applicants to submit his/her passport and original supporting documents in person or by post at the Royal Thai Embassy, London. All payments are non-refundable, therefore please double check all information and especially spelling of names, e-mails and passport numbers since the Embassy would not be able to edit once you have made payments. All applicants will have to take their own responsibility on any error made on information submitted in the e-Visa application, which the Embassy will have to reject and as mentioned "non-refundable" and applicants will have to submit a new application. So please double check all your information and spellings of your personal information to "save time and money".

After the e-Visa application has been approved, a confirmation e-mail will be sent to applicants. Therefore, please double check your e-mail account you submitted to avoid any error and delays in processing your visa. It is kindly requested to print a copy of the confirmation e-mail to present to the airline and the Thai immigration officials to check when travelling to Thailand. 

To prepare for the new system upgrade fo the launch of the new online platform, the e-Visa service will be temporarily unavailable from 23 September 2021 to 26 September 2021. The e-Visa platform will resume its service on 27 September 2021. 

All visa applicants who applied from 18 - 23 September 2021 will be considered and approved on 27 September 2021 onwards. Please allow 5 working days for the Embassy to proceed. 

Apologise for any inconvenience. 

If you wish to contact the Embassy for urgent inquiries regarding visa applications, please send an email to visa@thaiembassyuk.org.uk.

 

From 15 June 2019, visa applicants in the UK and Ireland have to apply online. And from 27 September 2021, all visa will be stickerless and sent to your e-mail. 

Click to follow easy step-by-step Guideline to Thailand e-visa

Click to watch VDO https://thaievisa.go.th/Images/sliders/e-visa.mp4

In order to access online visa application, please go to https://thaievisa.go.th/Home

 

Applicants are required to set up an account and submit visa applications as an individual, or apply through travel agencies as previously, where travel agencies will submit online applications on their behalf. However, supporting documents have to be attached and payment of visa fee in pound sterling (£) has to be made online through secured portal. There will be no refund if visa application is rejected, or applicants paid for multiple entry visa but only eligible to get single entry visa.  

Applicants can either book an appointment to submit their passports and visa applications in person at the Embassy, or submit them by post.

 

When to Submit your Application 

**Important notice**

Please note the validity of visa and permitted length of stay below. 

If you apply for single-entry tourist visa, you can stay in Thailand up to 60 days only. The 30-day visa exemption scheme is not included in the tourist visa, and the permitted length of stay remains up to 60 days.

Visa application for countries listed below, please click here for more details.

Afghanistan, Algeria, Bangladesh, Cameroon, Central African Republic, the Peoples Republic of China, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Republic of the Congo, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Ghana, Guinea, India, Iraq, Iran, North Korea, Lebanon, Liberia, Libya, Nepal, Nigeria, Pakistan, Palestine, Sao Tome and Principe, Sierra Leone, Somalia, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Syria, and Yemen 

Visa application for Nigerian nationals, please click here for more details.

Visa application for Iraqi and North Korean nationals, please click here fore more details.

General requirements

1. All applications are to be done online at http://thaievisa.go.th and once submitted the Embassy will proceed with considering your documents and approve. Please allow 3-5 working days for proceeding.  After approval you will received your e-Visa online only, visa sticker will be suspended from 27 September 2021 onwards. So please check your e-mail that it's correct when you submit your application online. And once approve, please print out to present to the airline upon departure and Thai immigration officials upon arrival in Thailand. 

The Embassy will no longer receive passports and visa applications in person nor post from 27 September 2021 onwards. 

2. Visa fee in pound sterling (£) must be paid online when submitting visa application.  There will be no refund if visa application is rejected, or applicants paid for multiple entry visa but only eligible to get single entry visa.  

Effective from 1 April 2019, the Embassy will increase visa fees in correspondence to the changes in currency exchange rate. Click here for the new fees.


3. The applicant's passport/travel document must have at least 6 month validity on the date of application for single entry visa, and at least 1 year for multiple entry visa, and has at least 2 blank pages.  Applicants must fill in online visa application with their given name(s) and surname as appear in their passports.

 

4. For the documents required for each type of visa, please see the visa type below. (click to read more details)

 

  • Documents in foreign languages must be translated into English and the translation must be certified  by the relevant embassy in London.
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Do not believe any agency that claims they can help you get visa and charge you excessively. If you have all supporting documents required for each type of visa, you can apply by yourself easily.

 

 

** Do not apply for a visa earlier than 3 months before your date of travel **


Types of visas

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