Business Visa Application Requirements for a Thailand Visa

  1. Passport

    You must provide your actual signed passport. Your passport must:

    • Be valid for the next six months
    • Have at least one blank visa page (amendments and endorsement pages cannot be used to fulfill this requirement)
    • Not be frayed, torn, separating, or altered in any other way

    If your passport does not meet these requirements, please contact A Briggs at 800-806-0581 for further details.

  2. Photographs

    You must provide two color, passport-type photographs that meets the following criteria:

    • Be taken within the last three months and printed on high-quality photo paper
    • Be taken against an all white background
    • Be two inches by two inches
    • Provide the full frontal view of your head with your face centered in the middle and displaying a neutral (non-smiling) expression
    • You may wear neither eyeglasses nor headwear except for religious purposes
    • Your photos should not be affixed to your application and it may not display evidence of adhesive tape or staples

  3. Business Cover Letter

    You are required to provide a Business Cover Letter from your U.S.-based company. All letters must be printed on company letterhead that displays a U.S. mailing address. Use the included sample Business Cover Letter to complete your letter.In addition to the language provided in the sample, your Business Cover Letter must:Note: for multiple-entry visas, the letter must include entry and exit dates of at least two visits to Thailand. The duration of each stay must be 15 days or less.

  4. Visa Application Form

    You must provide one fully completed copy of the visa application form found in this kit. The application form must:

    • Include answers for all fields
    • Display your full name as it appears in your passport
    • Be signed

  5. Proof of Health Insurance

    Applicants must provide proof of health insurance showing a minimum medical coverage of USD 100,000 and stating the coverage of COVID-19. This must also be presented on arrival.

  6. Health Declaration

    Travelers must provide a Health Certificate on arrival issued 72 hours prior to the travel date and stating that they are not infected with COVID-19.

  7. Letter of Invitation

    You must obtain a letter of invitation. The organization you will be visiting is responsible for providing the invitation. A copy is acceptable. This letter must:

    • Be written on company letterhead
    • Include the full local address and phone number of the organization or person to be visited
    • Request the same validity of visa as in the Business Introduction Letter
    • Specify the number of entries you are requesting for your visa
    Note: for multiple-entry visas, the letter must include entry and exit dates of at least two visits to Thailand. The duration of each stay must be 15 days or less.

  8. Proof of Travel Arrangements

    You must provide proof of travel arrangements for the duration of your trip. Details of your intended arrangements must:

    • Include a copy of an itinerary or e-ticket that displays your round trip travel and entry and exit dates for your destination
    • Show the traveler's full name (as printed in his or her passport)

  9. Proof of Sufficient Funds

    You must provide proof that you possess sufficient funds. Your financial details must:

    • Include a copy of your most recent bank statement, showing a minimum balance of $700.00
    • Display your full name
    • A credit card statement cannot be accepted as proof of sufficient funds

  10. Stays over 15 Days

    If you are staying over 15 days, you must provide a letter of approval from the Ministry of Labor. To obtain this letter, the company in Thailand is required to submit Form WP3 at the Office of Foreign Workers Administration, Department of Employment, Ministry of Labor (Tel. +66 2 245 2745), or at the Provincial Employment Office in his or her respective province. More information is available at Department of Employment or www.doe.go.th.

  11. A Briggs Order Form

    Provide the A Briggs Order Form included in this kit.

  12. Previously Visited a Yellow Fever Risk Area

    Applicants who have visited a Yellow Fever risk area (parts of Central and South America and Africa) within the last three months must provide a copy of a valid yellow fever certificate.

    Applicants will also be required to present the Yellow Fever certificate upon arrival.

Tourist Application Requirements for a Thailand Visa

  1. Visa May Not Be Required

    Visa exempt for a stay of up to 30 days. Please keep in mind that if you are staying less than 30 days, you must:

    • Hold a passport valid for at least six months with at least one blank visa page
    • Hold proof of onward and return flights
    • Hold all documents required for the next destination
    • Hold proof of sufficient funds relative to your intended length of stay
    • Hold documents showing proof of travel purpose (e.g.,support letter, conference registrations, tour itinerary, etc.)
    • Confirm with your airline prior to your travel date that boarding will be permitted without a visa

    If you will be staying longer than 30 days, then please refer to the requirements below.

  2. Copy of Passport

    Provide a clear color copy of your passport identification page which must be valid at least six months beyond the expiry date of the visa.

    Once you have placed your order with A Briggs, please securely upload to the dedicated link detailed on the checklist page of your application kit

  3. Photographs

    One digital passport sized colour photograph. The photograph must: 

    • Have a white background
    • Be taken with no glasses being worn
    • Be taken within the last six months
    • Be uploaded into a jpg file

    Once you have placed your order with A Briggs, please securely upload to the dedicated link detailed on the checklist page of your application kit

  4. Proof of State Residency

    You must provide a proof of your current address of residency. The document must either be a copy of the front and back of your driver's license or government ID, or a utility bill. The document must:

    • Display your name as it appears on your passport
    • Display the current residence address as provided on your visa application

    Please note, if you must submit a utility bill the consulate requires electric, gas, or a water bill; phone and cable bills are not accepted.

    Once you have placed your order with A Briggs, please securely upload to the dedicated link detailed on the checklist page of your application kit.

  5. Proof of Identity

    This must be provided as a photograph of the applicant holding the information page of the passport and their passport photo.

    Once you have placed your order with A Briggs, please securely upload to the dedicated link detailed on the checklist page of your application kit.

  6. Proof of Travel Arrangements

    You must provide proof of travel arrangements for the duration of your trip. Details of your intended arrangements must:

    • Include a copy of an itinerary or e-ticket that displays your round trip travel and entry and exit dates for your destination
    • Show the traveler's full name (as printed in his or her passport)

    Once you have placed your order with A Briggs, please securely upload to the dedicated link detailed on the checklist page of your application kit.

  7. Proof of Sufficient Funds

    You must provide proof that you possess sufficient funds. Your financial details must:

    • Include a copy of your most recent bank statement that clearly displays your full name. Print screens of bank accounts that don't show traveler's name will be rejected.
    • Bank statements must be from the most recent month (six months for multiple-entry visa)
    • For single entry visas, you need to show a minimum balance of $700.00
    • For multi-entry visas, you need to show a minimum balance of $7000.00
    • Families applying together need to show a minimum balance of $1,500.00 per family

    Once you have placed your order with A Briggs, please securely upload to the dedicated link detailed on the checklist page of your application kit.

  8. Hotel Confirmation

    You must provide a confirmation of your hotel accommodations. Your confirmation must:

    •  Include your intended dates of stay
    • Display your full name

    Once you have placed your order with A Briggs, please securely upload to the dedicated link detailed on the checklist page of your application kit.

  9. Visa Application Form

    One fully completed Thailand Questionnaire which can be found within the A Briggs Application Pack.

    Once you have placed your order with A Briggs, please securely upload to the dedicated link detailed on the checklist page of your application kit.

  10. A Briggs Order Form

    Provide the A Briggs Order Form included in this kit.

  11. Supplementary Form

    One signed Declaration Form. This form can be found in the A Briggs Application Pack.

    Once you have placed your order with A Briggs, please securely upload to the dedicated link detailed on the checklist page of your application kit.

  12. Previous Travels

    Applicants who have travelled internationally in the past 12 months must provide copies of the passport pages containing the entry & exit stamps if applicable.

    Once you have placed your order with A Briggs, please securely upload to the dedicated link detailed on the checklist page of your application kit.

  13. Previously Visited a Yellow Fever Risk Area

    Applicants who have visited a Yellow Fever risk area (parts of Central and South America and Africa) within the last three months must provide a copy of a valid yellow fever certificate.

    Applicants will also be required to present the Yellow Fever certificate upon arrival.

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