Immigration Checkpoints Issuing Visa on Arrival

Thailand’s Immigration Checkpoints which provide facilities for issuance of Visa on Arrival are listed below.

Visa on Arrival Arriving by Air

International airports issuing Visa on Arrival:

Visa on Arrival Arriving by the Sea

Harbours issuing Visa on Arrival:

  • Bangkok Harbour Immigration Checkpoint, Bangkok
  • Samut Prakan Checkpoint, Samut Prakan
  • Sattahip Habour Immigration Checkpoint, Chonburi
  • Sri Racha Immigration Checkpoint, Chonburi
  • Mabtaput Immigration Checkpoint, Rayong
  • Samui Immigration Checkpoint, Surat Thani
  • Phuket Immigration Checkpoint, Phuket
  • Krabi Immigration Checkpoint, Krabi
  • Satun Checkpoint at Koh Lipe Marine Port, Satun
  • Satun Immigration Checkpoint, Satun
  • Songkhla Harbour Immigration Checkpoint, Songkhla

Visa on Arrival Arriving from Laos

Arriving by land from Laos you can get Visa on Arrival at these border crossings (north to south):

  • Ton Pheung - Chiang Saen border crossing (Chieng Saen Immigration Checkpoint, Chiang Rai)
  • Huay Xai - Chiang Khong border crossing (Chieng Khong Immigration Checkpoint, Chiang Rai)
  • Muang Ngeun - Huay Kon border crossing (Nan Immigration Checkpoint, Nan)
  • Nam Hueng – Tha Li border crossing (Tha Li Immigration Checkpoint, Loei )
  • Lao-Thai Friendship Bridge: Vientiane – Nong Khai border crossing (Nong Khai Immigration Checkpoint, Nong Khai)
  • Paksan - Bueng Kan border crossing (Bueng Kan Immigration Checkpoint, Bueng Kan)
  • Tha Khaek - Nakhon Phanom border crossing (Nakhon Phanom Immigration Checkpoint, Nakhon Phanom)
  • Lao-Thai Friendship Bridge 2: Savannakhet – Mukdahan border crossing (Mukdahan Immigration Checkpoint, Mukdahan)
  • Vang Tao - Chong Mek border crossing (Phibun Mangsahan Immigration Checkpoint, Ubon Ratchathani)

Visa on Arrival Arriving from Myanmar

Arriving by land from Myanmar you can get Visa on Arrival at these border crossings (north to south):

  • Tachilek – Mae Sai border crossing (Mae Sai Immigration Checkpoint, Chiang Rai)
  • Myawaddy – Mae Sot border crossing (Tak Immigration Checkpoint, Tak)
  • Htee Kee - Phu Nam Ron border crossing (Kanchanaburi Land Border Checkpoint, Kanchanaburi)

Visa on Arrival Arriving from Cambodia 

Arriving by land from Cambodia you can get Visa on Arrival at these border crossings (north to south):

  • Anlong Veng - Chong Sa Ngam border crossing (Phusing Land Border Checkpoint, Sisaket) 
  • Poipet - Aranyaprathet border crossing (Aranyaprathet Immigration Checkpoint, Sakaeo)
  • Phsar Prum - Ban Pakard border crossing (Pong Nam Ron Immigration Checkpoint, Chanthaburi)
  • Koh Kong - Had Lek border crossing (Khlong Yai Immigration Checkpoint, Trat)

Visa on Arrival Arriving from Malaysia 

Arriving by land from Malaysia you can get Visa on Arrival at these border crossings (west to east):

  • Wang Kelian - Wang Prachan border crossing (Khuan Don Immigration Checkpoint, Satun)
  • Padang Besar border crossing (Padang Besar Immigration Checkpoint, Songkhla)
  • Bukit Kayu Hitam - Ban Danok border crossing (Sadao Immigration Checkpoint, Songkhla)
  • Kota Putra - Ban Prakop border crossing (Ban Prakob Immigration Checkpoint, Songkhla)
  • Bukit Berapit - Betong border crossing (Betong Immigration Checkpoint, Yala)
  • Bukit Bunga–Ban Buketa Bridge border crossing (Bukit Tal Immigration Checkpoint, Narathiwat)
  • Rantau Panjang - Sungai Kolok border crossing (Su-ngai Kolok Immigration Checkpoint, Narathiwat)
  • Pengkalan Kulor - Ban Ta Ba border crossing (Tak Bai Immigration Checkpoint, Narathiwat)

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E-Visa Thailand Availability

E-Visa Thailand (E-VoA) online application system for Thailand Visa on Arrival was implemented in November 2018.

However, it looks like that this e-Visa Thailand system failed to live up expectations and the new Thailand eVisa on Arrival system was launched but it hardly improved the situation. More info: New Thailand eVisa on Arrival (eVOA) by VFS Global.

New Thailand eVisa on Arrival service is offered at the four main international airports of Thailand:

The list of the airports where Thailand eVisa on Arrival service is available should be expanded later this year.


Requirements for Visa on Arrival.

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