Thailand visa is extended for tourists in 2022

16 September 2022

Bangkok: From October 1st  2022 to March 31st 2023, the period of stay per visit to Thailand will be extended according to the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT). This extension of Thai visa is one of ways to stimulate the peak season tourism.

Visa on Arrival countries

During this special 6-month period, travelers eligible for Thailand visa on arrival will be given an increased 30-day stay up from a 15-day stay. Here is the list of countries or territories that tourists are eligible to enter Thailand by Visa on Arrival: Georgia, Bhutan, Bulgaria, China, Cyprus, Papua New Guinea, Ethiopia, Fiji, India, Malta, Mexico, Romania, Saudi Arabia, Taiwan, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, and Nauru.  


Countries on the Thailand visa exemption list

Also, during the same period, travelers eligible for Thailand visa exemption will be given a 45-day stay up from a 30-day stay.  Here is the list of countries or territories that travelers are eligible to enter Thailand under  Thai tourist visa exemption scheme: Poland, Andorra, Australia, Austria, Bahrain, Belgium, Brunei, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Canada, Iceland, Indonesia, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Kuwait, Norway, Oman, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Maldives, Mauritius, Monaco, The Netherlands, The Philippines, Portugal, USA, Qatar, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Slovak, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, the UAE, UK, Ukraine, and New Zealand.  

Thailand extends visas for other countries

Additionally, travelers holding  passports of the following countries/ territories can enter without a Thai visa under a bilateral agreement: Myanmar (14 days), Cambodia (14 days), Mongolia (30 days),  Hong Kong (30 days), Macau (30 days), Russia (30 days and VOA), Vietnam (30 days), Lao PDR. (30 days), Brazil (90 days), Chile (90 days), Korea (ROK) (90 days), Peru (90 days) and Argentina (90 days).

Travelers around the World are always warmly welcome to Thailand, please show evidence of either a certificate of vaccination or, for unvaccinated individuals a negative RT-PCR or professional ATK test result within 72 hours of travel. These can be in digital or printed format. Travelers will be checked randomly on arrival at Thailand’s international airports or land border checkpoints (in 22 provinces).
While in Thailand, both vaccinated and unvaccinated/not fully vaccinated travelers should strictly follow the safety and health standards. Travelers who have symptoms of Covid-19 should get tested. If test result is positive, they must get the appropriate medical treatment.

Click following link for more information on the location and contact number of Royal Thai Embassies and Consulate-Generals:
Click following link to apply online and check the eligibility at the official website of the Thailand Electronic Visa:

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