It takes over a month for North Korea, Iraq and Afghanistan and African nationalities to announce the result of visa application as permission from Thai Ministry of Foreign Affairs is needed.

 

1. Nationalities from the countries below are required to submit the additional documents

  1. Afghanistan (require approval from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Thailand)
  2. Algeria
  3. Bangladesh
  4. Cameroon
  5. Central African Republic
  6. China (if stay more than 90 days require approval from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Thailand)
  7. Democratic Republic of the Congo
  8. Egypt
  9. Equatorial Guinea
  10. Ghana
  11. Guinea
  12. India
  13. Iran
  14. Iraq (require approval from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Thailand)
  15. Lebanon
  16. Liberia
  17. Libya
  18. Nepal
  19. Nigeria (require approval from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Thailand)
  20. North Korea (require approval from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Thailand)
  21. Pakistan
  22. Palestine
  23. Republic of the Congo
  24. Sao Tome and Principe
  25. Saudi Arabia
  26. Sierra Leone
  27. Somalia
  28. Sri Lanka
  29. Sudan and South Sudan
  30. Syria
  31. Yemen

2. Requirements for Obtaining a Transit Visa or Tourist Visa

  • Passport or travel document with validity not less than 6 months and containing several blank visa pages. Damaged, invalid, or altered passports will not be accepted.
  • Copy of passport or travel document
  • Copy of Permanent Residence card.
  • Completed Two Visa application forms must be printed clearly in black or blue ink. Applicants who fail to come in person must have their signature notarized by a notary public.
  • A certified letter of employment from your employer, or a certified letter from an academic institution confirming status.
  • Two recent passport photographs of the applicant. The consulate will not accept photocopied or scanned photos.
  • An airline ticket or an official itinerary(must be in English version) from your travel agency showing flights entering to Thailand and departing from Thailand must be presented. (No open flights, one way flights, or standby flights will be accepted)
  • Hotel booking information
  • A bank letter showing a minimum balance of CAD$1,500 (the letter must have the bank address and signature of the bank official)
  • Visa of third country in a passport or travel document
  • Consular officers reserve the rights to request additional documents as deemed necessary
  • Please note that we may require approval from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Thailand before we can issue the visa.  This may require additional time (up to two months).  Please allow enough time for processing.

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