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Q&A About Thai visa

Q:  I want to work in Thailand. How should I go about getting the necessary visa?

A:   In order to work in Thailand, there are 2 important elements:

       1.Non-Immigrant-B Visa     2.Work Permit

Q:  I want to know about non B visa?

A:   Non-Immigrant Visa Category “B” (Business Visa) is issued to applicants who wish to enter

the Kingdom to work or to conduct business. Foreigners who wish to work in Thailand must provide

the following documents: - Passport or travel document with validity of not less than 6 months.

Q:  How much is a Thai tourist visa?

A:   When you arrive in the country, you need to pay for the visa on arrival,which is an extra cost. The price of the visa is 2,000 Thai baht (about $65,) and you will pay it at the service counter at the immigration checkpoint. You just pay and receive the stamp.

Q:  What is a non O visa Thailand?

A:  Non-Immigrant visa "O" visa is issued to foreigners who wish to enter Thailand for dependence, retirement, spouse, and other purposes.The holder of this visa is also given a period of 90 days.

Q:  What is Non-immigrant O-A

A:   The applicant who has Non-immigrant (O-A) from Thai Embassy and wishes to extend 1 year retirement,including spouse and children,must have their own Thai Health Insurance Certificate to present during visa application process.

       The health insurance policy must have coverage not less than 400,000 Thai Baht per policy year for inpatient, and not less than 40,000 Thai Bath per policy year for outpatient.

Q:  Can I get a non immigrant O visa in Thailand?

A:   Foreigners can also get a Non-immigrant O visa  in Thailand but need to star the process at least 30 days before the expiration of their current visa.

Q:  What is Non-Immigrant Ed?

A:  Non-Immigrant ED may be granted to applicants who wish to pursue their full-time education, internship or any other educational program in Thailand.

Q:   If I am in Thailand already Can I get Non-Immigrant Ed visa without leaving the country?

A:   No, the applicants must go out of Thailand to get Non-Immigrant Ed and then must renew every 90 days.

Q:  I'm a Chinese citizen. Can I get Non-Immigrant Ed in Laos?

A:  No. Chinese citizens must apply for the Non-Immigrant Ed visa in their home country (China) at the Thai Embassy or Thai consulate.

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