Thailand Visa on Arrival form is one of the main documents that you need to submit when applying for Thai Visa on Arrival that can be obtained at most of Thailand’s international airports, harbours and land border crossings. Visa on Arrival Thailand service is provided to the citizens of 21 countries, including India, China. Check how to fill Thailand Visa on Arrival form correctly.
Suvarnabhumi International Airport (BKK) in Bangkok is the most commonly used point of entry to Thailand. Visa on Arrival acquisition procedure at Suvarnabhumi Airport is not complicated and even eased by the opportunity of filling Visa on Arrival application form online. However, Suvarnabhumi Airport is the only the place where Visa on Arrival online application form is valid at the moment.
What should you do if you’re entering Thailand through Bangkok’s Don Mueang International Airport (DMK), Phuket International Airport (HKT), Krabi International Airport (KBV) or any other immigration checkpoint issuing Visa on Arrival? Filling Thailand Visa on Arrival application form manually is your only option.
Thai Visa on Arrival Form
Thai Visa on Arrival application form isn’t complicated but it needs to be duly filled-in and by far not everyone manage to do it correctly. Too many times we saw people at Visa on Arrival counters being rejected and asked to fill the form once again.
To avoid wasting your time and time of others, we would recommend doing a bit of homework and filling Thai Visa on Arrival application PDF form in advance.
Exactly the same Visa on Arrival application form is used by all Thailand immigration checkpoints issuing Visa on Arrival. Visa on Arrival application form in PDF format can be downloaded from the official website of Immigration Bureau Thailand here: Thailand Visa on Arrival application form PDF.
Information Needed for Visa on Arrival Form
For filling Thailand Visa on Arrival form you will need:
- Passport details
- Air tickets to and out of Thailand
- Hotel booking in Thailand
Filling Thailand Visa on Arrival Form
When applying for Visa on Arrival Thailand, you need to submit main information about your visit and personal details. The form should be filled up in English.
On the top right side of Visa on Arrival form you will need to attach your photo taken within the last 6 months.
Then you need to choose your status (Miss, Mr or Mrs) and underline the correct one. When it comes to your name, you need to write it in capital letters and Latin characters only. Pay attention – family name comes first on this form!
For the nationality, write the name of the country which passport you are using. Passport No. should be written clear and exactly the same as on your travel document. Double check it!
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Date and place of issue can be found on your passport as well as your passport’s expiry date. When it comes to writing dates (date of birth including) we would recommend using date format like in your passport – it will help to avoid misunderstandings.
Flight No. must be filled with the details of your arrival flight and should be the same as on Thailand Arrival Card which also needs to be presented. Flight No. can be easily found on your flight ticket or boarding pass.
Your occupation can be described in short with the name of your present position. The name of employer isn’t required.
Permanent address is your address in your home country.
When providing address in Thailand, be sure to give not only the name of your hotel but its address as well. Fill it with details from your accommodation booking confirmation as lately they thoroughly check if details of your booking comply with details provided on Visa on Arrival form. If you haven’t booked your accommodation yet, just book any hotel on Booking.com or Agoda and fill its details on the form.
Name and address of person of reference in Thailand normally can be left blank unless you will be stating that there will be a person who will provide accommodation for you.
If you are traveling with minor children who are traveling on the same passport, you need to provide their names, birthdays and places of birth in the designated area.
Don’t forget to write the date of your arrival and to sign the Visa on Arrival form. You would be surprised how many people miss it!
The last part of Thailand Visa on Arrival form should be left for official use only and shouldn’t be filled with any information.
Thai Visa on Arrival Fees
Current Thailand Visa on Arrival fees - 2000 THB per person. Visa fees should be paid in Thai Currency only!
Thailand Visa on Arrival fee waiver was extended until 31 October 2019. For more information check: Extension of Thailand Visa on Arrival Fees Waiver 2019.
HOT NEWS! Thailand Visa on Arrival fee waiver should be EXTENDED for 6 more months! It means that once the new decision will be finally confirmed Thailand Visa on Arrival will be issued for free until April 2020. For more information check: Thailand Visa on Arrival for Free until April 2020.
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More Tips on Getting Thai Visa on Arrival
Application form is only one of the documents that need to be submitted when applying for Thai Visa on Arrival. The full list of required documents for getting Visa on Arrival can be found here: Thai Visa on Arrival.
Completing Visa on Arrival form is just one of the steps for getting your Visa on Arrival at the airport. Check our Visa on Arrival Thailand airport guides:
- How to Get Thailand Visa on Arrival at Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi Airport
- Thai Visa on Arrival at Bangkok Don Mueang Airport (DMK)
- Thai Visa on Arrival at Phuket International Airport (HKT)
- Chiang Mai Visa on Arrival – Visa at Chiang Mai Airport (CNX)
- Thailand Visa on Arrival at Krabi International Airport
- Thailand Arrival Card 2018 – How to Fill Arrival Card Form
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