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Visas and Residence Permits Fees

The cost of visas for foreigners, including residence permits, starting on Aug 26, 2003 are listed below. However, tourists from 39 countries visiting for no longer than 30 days will continue to be exempt from having to get an entry visa. The fee increases are given in a ministerial regulation, signed by Interior Minister Wan Muhamad Nor Matha. Some of the fees are as follows:

  • Transit visa, single entry 800 baht
  • Tourist visa, single entry 1,000 baht
  • Non-immigrant visa, single entry 2,000 baht
  • Non-immigrant visa, multiple entry for use within one year 5,000 baht
  • Application for visa extension 1,900 baht
  • Application for a single re-entry permit 1,000 baht
  • Application for a multiple re-entry permit 3,800 baht
  • Application for a residence permit 7,600 baht
  • Approval of a residence permit (payable on receipt of residence book) 191,400 baht
  • Approval of a residence permit (payable on receipt of residence book) for a foreigner married to a Thai, the spouse of a resident, and any of their children who have not reached the status of a Thai juristic person (i.e., unmarried children aged below 20 years) 95,700

The 39 countries with a 30-day visa-free privilege are Austria, Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Bahrain, Brunei, Canada, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, South Korea, Kuwait Luxemburg, Malaysia, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Peru, the Philippines, Portugal, Singapore, Spain, South Africa, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Vietnam and Qatar.

Bangkok Post, Friday, July 18, 2003

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