Visa instructions Important notice
· The right to issue various visa belongs to the embassy.
· Visa fees are subject to change without prior notice and will not be refunded once paid.
· The visa officer has the right to request additional information and interview the applicant if necessary.
Distribution of the consulates of the Royal Thai Embassy in China:
In addition to the Beijing Embassy, the Kingdom of Thailand has set up 8 consulates in China to provide consular services. The information of the consulates is as follows:
The Royal Thai Consulate in Shanghai
Address: No.18, Wanshan Road, Changning District, Shanghai City
Tel: (86-21) 5260-9899
Fax: (86-21) 5260-9898
The Royal Thai Consulate in Guangzhou
Address: No.36, Youhe Road, Haizhu District, Guangzhou City
Tel: (86-20) 8385 8988
Fax: (86-20) 83889567, 83889959
The Royal Thai Consulate in Kunming
Address: 18F, East Tower, Shuncheng Shuangta, Dongfeng West Road, Kunming City, Yunnan Province
Tel: (86-871) 6316 8916, 63149296
Fax: (86-871) 6316 6891
The Royal Thai Consulate in in Chengdu
Address: 12F, Building 3, Fengde International Plaza, No. 6, Hangkong Road, Chengdu City, Sichuan Province
Tel: (86-28) 6689 7861
Fax: (86-28) 6689 7869
The Royal Thai Consulate in Xi'an
Address: No.11, Diamond Peninsula, Yannan 3rd Road, Qujiang New District, Xi'an City
Tel: (86-29) 8931 2831, 89312863
Fax: (86-29) 8931 2935
The Royal Thai Consulate in Xiamen
Address: 3F, Xiamen Hotel, No.16, Huyuan Road, Xiamen City, Fujian Province
Tel: (86-592) 202 7980 202 7982
Fax: (86-592) 2028816
The Royal Thai Consulate in Nanning
Address: 1-2F, Oriental Manhattan Building, No. 52-1, Jinhu Road, Nanning City, Guangxi Autonomous Region
Tel: (86-771) 5526945/946/947
Fax: (86-771) 5526949
The Consulate General of Thailand in Qingdao
Address: Unit 1504-1505, Qingdao Shangri La Center Office Building, No. 9, Xianggang Middle Road, Qingdao City, Shandong Province
Tel: (+ 86-532) 6887 -7038, 6887-7039
Fax: (+ 86-532) 6887- 7036
Visa types and application requirements
List of visa-free countries to Thailand
According to the latest announcement of the Ministry of the Interior of Thailand, the citizens holding Chinese Mainland passports can apply for landing visas in Thailand for 15 days at each immigration office of Thailand.
Materials for landing visa:
1. Passport with a valid period of not less than 6 months
2. A two-inch bareheaded photo in a white background
3. THB 10,000 (individual) and THB 20,000 (family) or equivalent foreign currency (Thailand Immigration Bureau will check it randomly.)
4. Return ticket with a period of not more than 15 days (the printed version of e-ticket)
The holders of landing visas are not allowed to apply for extension except special reasons such as illness. Application for extension can be made in Thailand Immigration Bureau at 1, 57 Soi Suan Phlu, South Sathorn Road, Bangkok10120
Tel: (662) 287-3127 or 287-3101-10, ext. 2264-5 or search online
The entry port of Thailand allowing to the application for landing visa
List of countries in yellow fever endemic areas
According to the regulations of the Ministry of Health of Thailand, those applicants who enter Thailand from the regions and countries with yellow fever shall present their international health certificates to indicate that they have been vaccinated against the yellow fever.
When handling visa application, international health certificate shall be submitted together with visa application form. When the applicants arrive at the airport in Thailand, they shall present their international health certificate to the staff from the immigration bureau. The citizens of the regions and countries with the yellow fever do not need to issue an international health certificate if they do not enter Thailand from the infected areas. In order to avoid unnecessary trouble, the applicants shall be able to issue a certificate to prove that their residence is not in the infected area. (Please click to search the list of the regions and countries with yellow fever).
The countries that need to apply for a visa in a special way.
The citizens of the countries requiring special visa application shall apply for their visas through special means. The citizens of such countries are required to apply for visas at their domestic or resident embassies or consulates or the designated Thai embassies. Therefore, the applicants shall contact the Thai Embassy or consulate nearby to check which consulate they can apply for visas and how to apply for visas before going to Thailand. (Please click to search the list of such countries).