Visa Information

Consulate information


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

  • COVID-19 REGULATIONS (Subject to change). Travelers entering or transiting through Thailand must have a negative Covid-19 RT-PCR test result issued at most 72 hours before departure from the first embarkation point. Travelers entering Thailand must have a Certificate of Entry issued (COE) by Royal Thai Embassy and download the ThailandPlus app and register by using COE number and reference code. They are subject to medical screening and quarantine for minimum 14 days at their own expense. They must have a confirmed hotel reservation.
  • APPLY IN PERSON. Nationals of Cameroon, Central Africa Republic, Democratic Republic of Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria, Republic of the Congo, Sao Tome and Principe, Sierra Leone, Somalia, and Sudan are required to appear in person at the consulate.
  • 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 e-Visa
Valid passport
Completed and signed application form
The application must be typewritten. Not handwritten.
Passport size photos - two (2) photos
Copy of passport vital information page
Copy of previous visa
Passport visa page with previous visa stamp.
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.
Invitation letter (Business visa only)
Letter of employment
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.
Letter of support
The GC Visa office will provide
Letter of support (Business visa only)
Proof of valid legal residency in the US (copy only)
Travel health insurance
Copy of Covid-19 vaccinations (completed double dozes)
Yellow fever certificate

Forms and Links

Application Form

Processing Time

Processing timeService typeCitizenship
5 business daysRegular
15 business daysBy Mail
1 to 3 business dayse-VisaNon-US Nationals

Fee per Visa

Payment Method: Money Order,

Type of VisaFee per VisaType of entryTerm of visa
Tourist40.00Single60 days
Tourist200.00Multiple60 days
Non-Immigrant80.00Single3 months
Non-Immigrant200.00Multiple12 months
Non-US Nationals
40.00Single1 month

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: May 16, 2022