Thailand extends Visa on arrival until 31st October for Indian passport


Great news has been shared by the Tourism Authority of Thailand, recently they have announced that the Royal Thai Government has shown keen interest in the visa extension bill and has approved the extension of the visa-on-arrival fee waiver for citizens of 20 countries, and this visa on arrival fee waiver has been approved for another six months, that means it will be valid until 31 October. And this has lead increase in International tour packages for family as well as budget honeymoon packages Thailand.

The countries that will be included in the fee waiver visa on arrival are Cyprus, Ethiopia, Fiji, India, Kazakhistan, Latvia, Lithuania, Maldives, Malta, Mauritius, Papua New Guinea, Andora, Bulgaria, Bhutan, China including Taiwan, Romania, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Ukraine and Uzbekistan these all countries will be exempted from the 2,000 Baht visa-on-arrival fee but they cannot exceed to live in the country for more than 15 days, solely purpose of this is to travel not more than of 15 days period in their International tour packages Thailand.

Though the Thai government initially approved this visa-on-arrival on 15 November 2018, and it was extended to 14 January 2019 and has now further extended the measure to 31st October 2019 International tour packages.

Passports for Visa on Arrival

As the Thai embassy have noticed and have again waived off the visa on arrival for citizens of 20 countries including India for their International holiday packages.

If you are traveling to Thailand then you need to do is fill this application form:-

The documents you need to prepare for the visa on arrival in Thailand:-

After having a long discussion this amendment was announced in the Royal Thai Government Gazette on 30 April, they came up to the decision to promote their country International tour packages as well as to create an golden image for Thailand In the world , as Thailand holds the record of offering maximum tourist visa in an year.

The things that you need in your visa on arrival:-

Your Valid passport - The passport needs to show validity for at least 3-6 months from your date of departure to Thailand.

Photo graphs size of Passport - photograph (4×6 cm)

Confirm Return flight ticket - The confirmed return flight ticket proving your return within 15 days.

Your confirm Proof of accommodation -A hotel reservation or a signed letter from the host confirming the place of stay.

Working e-mail address - After filing the application form, another form will be sent that needs to be filled in before the trip. Make sure that the address provided is valid.

Thai baht to pay for Visa on Arrival fees (if arrival to Thailand is after 31st October 2019).

Applicant must carry sufficient funding (at least 10,000 Baht per person or 20,000 Baht per family) For Visa from New Delhi, Chennai, Mumbai and Kolkata for their International honeymoon packages..

Or you can also fill the form through by visit the official website for Thailand visa

The Documents Required -

  • 2 Passport sized photographs
  • Valid Passport
  • Return flight ticket
  • Proof of accommodation
  • Bank Statement showing a minimum balance of 20,000 tbh per person

Or simply follow the below steps for obtaining the visa:-

Step 1: Download and fill the application visa form.

Step 2: Once the application form is filled, you can either walk-in or book an appointment.

(Please note: Travellers need to check with their embassy / consulate and Visa agency.)

Step 3: Submit the application form along with the documents at the nearest Cox and Kings office with the required documents.

Step 4: It takes approximately 3-4 working days to receive the visa.

Requirement for the process of E-Visa for your Arrival:-

Follow the below steps to apply for E-Visa on arrival:

Apply online – www.evisathailand.com

Pay e-VOA fee online

Means of payment – By applying online, there could be a small processing fee of 525 tbh per person that can be paid using a credit card, a debit card.

e-VOA sent for processing

Print e-VOA pre approved online ask your tour advisor for more details or try to search Thailand tour package from Chandigarh.

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