Thailand Visa for Hong Kong Passport Holders

Thailand visa for Hong Kong passport holders is not required when traveling to Thailand for tourism purposes and planing to stay there up to one month. If you hold a passport issued by Hong Kong Special Administrative Region and your passport is valid for at least 6 months from the day of arrival to Thailand, you can use Free Visa Exemption and visit Thailand for up to 30 days. For longer stays Hong Kong citizens need to get a Thailand Visa in advance.

Thailand Visa for Hong Kong Passport Holders

Thailand Visa Exemption for Hong Kong Citizens

Hong Kong passport holders can visit Thailand without visa up to 30 days. The duration of visa-exempt stay is the same for the arrivals at the airports and border crossings (big advantage for Hong Kong citizens as most of nationalities get less if coming to Thailand by land).

Hong Kong passport holders can use Thailand Free Visa-Exempt Stay if meet the following requirements:

  • Have Hong Kong Special Administrative Region passport valid for at least 6 months from the day of arrival to Thailand
  • Have a ticket for a return or onward travel out of Thailand within 30 days (checked very rarely)
  • Present correctly filled Thailand Arrival Card
  • Have enough money for traveling - at least 20,000 THB per person and 40,000 THB per family in cash (can be equivalent in HKD or any other currency)

Thailand Tourist Visa for Hong Kong Citizens

If you're a citizen of Hong Kong and have a plan to stay in Thailand for more than 30 days, you should get Thailand Visa in advance. As a tourist, you have two options to choose from - Single-Entry Tourist Visa or Multiple-Entry Tourist Visa.

In Hong Kong you can apply for Thailand visa at Royal Thai Consulate-General. Contact details of the consulate:

Address:

Royal Thai Consulate-General
Fairmont House, 8th Fl.,
8 Cotton Tree Drive,
Central, Hong Kong

Telephone: 25216481

E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Websitehttp://www.thai-consulate.org.hk 

Thai Single-Entry Tourist Visa for Hong Kong Citizens

Single-Entry Tourist Visa is valid for entering Thailand once within 3 months from visa issuance date. The allowed duration of stay is 60 days maximum (starting from the day of an entry to Thailand). Your stay can be extended once for 30 days at Immigration office in Thailand. Single-Entry Tourist Visa can be issued by any Thai embassy or consulate worldwide so for Hong Kong passport holders it's not mandatory to apply for it in Hong Kong.

When applying for Thai Single-Entry Tourist Visa you will need (depends on embassy / consulate):

  1. A copy of Hong Kong ID Card.
  2. Passport valid for at least 6 months from the day of your arrival.
  3. Duly filled-in and signed Thai Visa Application Form.
  4. One or two passport size (3.5 x 4.5 cm) photos.
  5. Visa fee - 300 HKD when applying in Hong Kong (more or less equivalent amount in other countries).
  6. A ticket for your journey to Thailand and return / onward journey ticket for leaving Thailand within 60 days.

At the time of your arrival to Thailand, you will have to submit Thailand Arrival Card as well.

Thailand visa for Hong Kong citizens can also be issued by Thai Embassies and Thai Consulates in other countries, such as Laos, Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia etc. For more information check:

Thailand Multiple-Entry Tourist Visa for Hong Kong Citizens

Multiple-Entry Tourist Visa is valid for entering Thailand within 6 months from the date of application. The period of stay is 60 days maximum per stay. You may enter Thailand again as long as the visa is still valid. Hong Kong passport holders can apply for Thailand Multiple-Entry Tourist Visa only at Thai consulate in Hong Kong.

When applying for Thai Multiple-Entry Tourist Visa you will need:

  1. A copy of Hong Kong ID Card.
  2. Passport valid for at least 6 months from the day of your first arrival.
  3. Duly filled-in and signed Thai Visa Application Form.
  4. One passport size (3.5 x 4.5 cm) photo.
  5. Visa fee - 1500 HKD.
  6. ticket for your journey to Thailand and return / onward journey ticket for leaving Thailand within 60 days for the first visit.
  7. Proof of funds.
  8. Proof of employment

At the time of your arrival to Thailand, you will have to submit Thailand Arrival Card as well.

Tips

Hong Kong passport holders can extend their stay in Thailand once per entry. It can be extended by 30 days. For more information check: Thai Visa Extension.