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Transit Visa


(Transit through the Kingdom in order to proceed to the country of destination ‘TS’ / participating in sport activities ‘S’ / crew of a conveyance coming to a port or station in the Kingdom ‘C’)

* Transit less than 12 hours or not passing through immigration procedure are not required to apply for transit visa. In case of change of airport, longer connection than 12 hours, a Transit Visa must be obtained.

Please kindly note that visa application takes approximately within 5-7 working days after the receipt of completed required documents. Applicant can ONLY personally apply for a visa 3-10 weeks before the travelling date at the counter of Visa Section at Royal Thai Embassy in Bern from Monday – Friday from 09:00 – 12:00 hours. (except national holidaysWe accept both appointments and walk-ins.

(a) Required Documents for Transiting through the Kingdom in order to proceed to the country of destination ‘TS’:

1. Passport or travel document with validity not less than 6 months upon the return to residence country

2. Completed visa application form

3. 2 recent passport-sized photographs taken within the past 6 months (3.5 x 4.5 cm.)

4. A copy of travel booking or ticket reservation (from Switzerland to Thailand, and outbound flight from Thailand or from one of our neighbouring countries)

5. A hotel booking confirmation

6. A copy of visa of the destination country

7. Evidence of adequate funding (10,000 Baht per person and 20,000 Baht per family)

8. For Non-Swiss nationals, a copy of valid residence permit (front and back side)

9. In case that applicant’s passport shall be sent back by post, an envelope with applicant’s address and CHF 6.30 of stamps are required. Thge Royal Thai Embassy does not accept any responsiblity for any kind of loss or damage from post service.

10. Visa Fee in cash only

11.  For Children travelling without Parents or Travelling with children (under 20 years old), please submit further document from our recommendations

12. For Nigerian, Iraq, and North Korea Nationals, please kindly find more information on Note at How to apply for a visa 

 

(b) Required Documents for participating in sport activities ‘S’:

1. Passport or travel document with validity not less than 6 months upon the return to residence country

2. Completed visa application form

3. 2 recent passport-sized photographs taken within the past 6 months (3.5 x 4.5 cm.)

4. A copy of travel booking or ticket reservation (from Switzerland to Thailand, and outbound flight from Thailand or from one of our neighbouring countries)

5. A hotel reservation

6. A letter of invitation from Thailand stating the applicant's participation in sports activities in Thailand

7. Confirmation letter from applicant's organization in Switzerland

8. For Non-Swiss nationals, a copy of valid residence permit (front and back side)

9. In case that applicant’s passport shall be sent back by post, an envelope with applicant’s address and CHF 6.30 of stamps are required. Thge Royal Thai Embassy does not accept any responsiblity for any kind of loss or damage from post service.

10. Visa Fee in cash only

11. For Nigerian, Iraq, and North Korea Nationals, please kindly find more information on Note at How to apply for a visa 

 

(c) Required Documents for crew of a conveyance coming to a port or station in the Kingdom ‘C’:

1. Passport or travel document with validity not less than 6 months upon the return to residence country

2. Completed visa application form

3. 2 recent passport-sized photographs taken within the past 6 months (3.5 x 4.5 cm.)

4. Evidence of travel routes, permission of parking (if any)

5. Confirmation letter from company in Switzerland stating the purpose of employee entering Thailand

6. For Non-Swiss nationals, a copy of valid residence permit (front and back side)

7. In case that applicant’s passport shall be sent back by post, an envelope with applicant’s address and CHF 6.30 of stamps are required. Thge Royal Thai Embassy does not accept any responsiblity for any kind of loss or damage from post service.

8. Visa Fee in cash only

9. For Nigerian, Afghanistan, Iraq, and North Korea Nationals, please kindly find more information on Note at How to apply for a visa 

 

 

Remarks: The Embassy reserves the right to request additional documents as deemed necessary and reserves the right to reject any application without having to provide reason

 

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