E-Visa General Conditions and Information

E-Visa General Conditions and Information

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E-Visa: General Conditions and Information

 

1. WHO can apply for e-Vissa with the Royal Thai Embassy, The Hague?
  • Residents of the Netherlands (currently residing in the Netherlands) may apply for e-Visas with the Thai Embassy in The Hague. Proof of residency may be required. [e-Visa: https://thaievisa.go.th]
  • Those currently residing outside the Netherlands regardless of their nationalities should contact the Royal Thai Embassy in their respective countries/areas. 
  • Nationals of the Netherlands who are currently in Thailand or outside of the Netherlands cannot apply for e-Visa with the Embassy. They must first return to the Netherlands before applying.
  • Those who are already in Thailand and wish to extend their stay beyond the permitted period (granted by immigration officer upon their arrival in Thailand), please contact local Immigration Office in Thailand.
  • IMPORTANT:
    • Thai Visa is for entering Thailand. It is therefore issued to those who are outside of Thailand and will visit Thailand. Therefore, your visa application will be rejected if you are already in Thailand during the visa process.
    • Royal Thai Embassy, The Hague, has the authority to provide visa service only to those who are in the Netherlands for the entire visa process. Therefore, your visa application will be rejected if you are outside of the Netherlands.
2. WHAT TYPES of e-Visa are available?
  • All types of e-visa:
    • Tourist visa; Special Tourist Visa; Transit visa; Non-Immigrant visas; Diplomatic and Official visas 
    • EXCEPT the Privilege Entry Visa for Thailand Elite members.
  • Both single and multiple entries are available, subject to prescribed conditions.
  • The e-Visa system will help you decide an appropriate type of visa to apply for.
  • More information on e-Visa categories and required documents
3. Is it possible to visit the Embassy in The Hague or at the Consulate in Amsterdam to apply for a visa instead of doing it online?
  • Unfortunately, NO. Every applicant must apply for a visa through this e-Visa system: thaievisa.go.th
  • EXCEPT the Privilege Entry Visa for Thailand Elite members.
4. Do I need to visit the Embassy at all for my visa OR send my passport to the Embassy?
  • NO and NO, except those who are invited for an interview.
  • Once approved, your e-Visa will be sent to the email you provided in your application.
  • IMPORTANT
    • Please make sure to provide correct email address.
    • You should print out your e-visa and keep it with you while travelling.
5. How do I pay the application processing fee (visa fee)?
  • Applicants are required to pay the application processing fee (visa fee) online through the e-Visa System. Successful payment is required to complete the application process.
  • The system accepts payment by debit or credit (VISA & Master Card) cards.
  • If the payment is successful, the application status will show "processing", and the applicants will be able to download a payment receipt.
  • If the payment is unsuccessful, there will be a notification stating that the "payment has failed or been cancelled". Please make payment using a different card.
  • IMPORTANT 
    • Once payment has been made, the application processing fee (visa fee) CANNOT be refunded if the application is cancelled or rejected.
  • Current application processing fee (visa fee)
6. HOW LONG is the processing time? & WHEN should I apply for an e-Visa?
  • Generally, for most applications, it is expected to take 5 - 10 working days after a complete application is received which means all required documents must be submitted correctly. Some applications can take longer. Please observe the Embassy's holidays.
  • You must apply for an e-Visa at least 1 month before your intended travel date BUT no longer than 2 months because most visas have 60 - 90 days' validity starting from the date of issuance.
  • Applications by certain nationals can take up to 3 months to complete the process.
  • All visa applications submitted more than 90 days prior to the intended date of arrival in Thailand, as specified by applicants in the applications, will be rejected.
7. HOW do I apply for an e-Visa?
  • Go to https://thaievisa.go.th
  • Create an account
    • Verification link will be sent via email.
    • Your account can be used to apply for an e-Visa for yourself and your family members (up to 10 persons at a time)
    • Your account can also be used for future visa applications. 
  • Apply for a new visa
    • Check your eligibility & choose visa category
    • Upload biodata pagge of passport and a photo taken within the last 6 months (JPG / JPEG format, size not exceeding 3 MB)
    • enter personal information and travel information
    • Upload supporting documents
      • One of the required documents you have to submit when applying for any type of visa is "Declaration Form". 
    • Pay application processing fee (visa fee) online
  • Check the status of your application
    • You can track the status of your application in the e-Visa system by logging into your account.
    • You can also withdraw your application but the fee, once paid, will NOT be refunded.
8. VERY IMPORTANT NOTE from the Embassy

**VERY IMPORTANT** 

The Embassy urges all applicants to thoroughly read through the e-Visa System user's manual or watch the user's manual video clips prior to starting the application process and to exercise caution in completing their applications to avoid any possible mistakes, which could lead to cancellation or rejection of the applications. Application processing fee (visa fee) CANNOT be refunded in either case.

See: Common Mistakes which could lead to REJECTION of your e-Visa application

**VERY IMPORTANT**