On 28 July 2015, the Thai Government launched the “Multiple Entry Tourist Visa (METV)” scheme. This new scheme, published in the Royal Gazette on 14 September 2015, is an addition to the already existing sixty (60) days tourist visa, and will be effective from 13 November 2015 onwards. The METV is available to tourists of all nationalities. Applicants can apply for the METV at all Thai Embassies, Consulates-General as well as Honorary Consulates worldwide. The application fee is 200 CAD, with a visa validity of six (6) months and the duration of stay of up to sixty (60) days per visit. The METV will, in effect, replace the tourist visas previously issued for double and triple entries which will be no longer available by November 13, 2015.
  • To travel for tourism (Pleasure) purposes only (Category “TR”)
  • To travel for tourism (Medical Treatment) purposes only (Category “MT”)
  • This type of visa will be issued to applicants who wish to enter the Kingdom of Thailand for tourism purposes for a stay longer than 30 days.
  1. Requirements:
Single-Entry:
  • Passport or travel document with validity not less than 6 months. The passport must be valid for travelling to Thailand.
  • Visa application form completely filled out for each passport
  • One recent official passport photograph of the applicant taken within six months of application.
  • An airline ticket or an official itinerary(must be in English version)
Multiple-Entry (METV):
  • Passport or travel document with validity not less than 6 months. The passport must be valid for travelling to Thailand.
  • Visa application form completely filled out for each passport
  • One recent official passport photograph of the applicant taken within six months of application
  • An applicant has a permanent resident/a permit of stay in Canada
  • A copy of a bank statement showing a balance of the amount equal to no less than 200,000 (Baht) per person or 400,000 (Baht) per family
  • A copy of round-trip ticket or itinerary for at least the first trip
  • A copy of hotel reservation for at least the first trip
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2. Validity of Tourist Visa:
  • Single-Entry Tourist visa: with a visa validity of three (3) months and the duration of stay of up to sixty (60) days.
  • Multiple-Entry Tourist visa: with a visa validity of six (6) months and the duration of stay of up to sixty (60) days per visit.
3. Validity of Stay:
  • Travellers entering Thailand with this type of visa will be permitted to stay in the Kingdom for a period not exceeding 60 days per visit.
4. Extension of Stay:
  • Those who wish to stay longer can submit an application form at the Office of Immigration Bureau. The extension of stay and re-evaluation of visas is at the discretion of the Immigration officer.
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