Thailand

Visa Information

Consulate information

Address:

Consular office: 2300 Kalorama Road NW, Washington, DC 20008

Drop off: Mon to Fri  9 am – 12 pm

Pick up: Mon to Fri  12:30 – 1 pm

 

Phone: (202) 944-3600 Website

Important Facts

THE THAI EMBASSY NO LONGER ACCEPTS DROP-OFF OR WALK IN VISA APPLICATIONS. ONLY E-VISAS ARE ISSUED.

  • COVID-19 REGULATIONS (Subject to change). Travelers must have a Thailand Pass and QR Code obtained here. Travelers must have a Covid-19 certificate showing that they were fully vaccinated or a negative Covid-19 antigen or RT-PCR test result issued at least 72 hours before departure from the first embarkation point.
  • CONSULAR JURISDICTION. The Royal Thai Embassy at Washington, DC has jurisdiction. It serves the following states: Alabama, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, West Virginia, Puerto Rico, and District of Columbia. Information can be found here
  • VISA PROCESSING. All required documents for visa applications have to be uploaded online at Thai E-visa Official Website. The required documents listed in this page are needed if traveler or visitor plan to stay more than certain period allowed without visa.
  • Passport must have at least six (6) months validity beyond the completion of a trip and at least one (1) blank visa page.
  • NO VISA REQUIRED for nationals of Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Korea (Rep.) and Peru for a maximum stay of 90 days; for nationals of  Australia, Canada, Finland, France, Germany, Indonesia, Mauritius, Netherlands, Norway, Philippines, Portugal, Singapore, South Africa, Switzerland, UK/British Overseas, USA and some other countries for a maximum stay of 30 days.
  • For more information on visa eligibility please visit Visa Exemption and Visa on Arrival.
  • For more information and questions contact the GC Visa office.
Visa Application Requirements US NON-US
Completed and signed application form
The application must be typewritten. Not handwritten.
Passport size photos - one (1) photo
White background and should be free of shadows, in color and clear, without glasses. Applicants must directly face camera w/ a neutral expression and clearly visible eyes.
Copy of valid passport's vital information page
Copy of all travel records for the past 12 months
Invitation letter
Letter should be addressed to the Consulate General of the Embassy in Washington DC. Must include: applicant's name as in passport, passport number, detailing the reason for traveling, dates, name, address and telephone number of the host.
Recent bank statement
Copy of flight itinerary
A round trip travel airline ticket with traveler's name.
Copy of hotel reservation/Evidence of address while staying in the country.
Thailand travel pass
Letter of support (Business visa only)
The GC Visa office will provide
Declaration form
Signed and dated
Copy of driver's license
Picture holding passport
Proof of valid legal residency in the US (copy only)
Be ready to show the original when applying in person.
Travel health insurance

Forms and Links

e-Visa application form Declaration form Sample Pic of holding a passport

Processing Time

Processing timeService type
15 business dayse-Visa

Fee per Visa

Payment Method: Credit Card,

Type of VisaFee per VisaType of entryTerm of visa
Tourist40.00Single1 month
Tourist200.00Multiple60 days
Non-Immigrant80.00Single3 months
Non-Immigrant200.00Multiple12 months
Transit35.00

Additional Notes

  • Allow (2) two extra days for GC Visa Office to process your application.
  • For Long Term/Work Visa and Children under 18, Contact GC Visa Office.
  • Please note that Embassies/Country Representative Offices change the requirements on a regular basis without notifying us.
  • There is a GC surcharge for our services.

Last updated: August 30, 2022