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1. Non-Immigrant Visa Category "O" 

Period of stay: no longer than 90 days 
Validity of visa sticker: 90 days
Extension: If traveler would like to stay longer, it is possible to extend your stay up to 1 year. An application for an extension or Re-Entry Permit (Single or Multiple entries) can be submitted at the immigration office in Thailand
Visa Fee: 80 CHF
Required document:

1.1 Document checklist for Family of Thai nationals

1.2 Document checklist for Pensioner/ Retirement

1.3 Document checklist for Voluntary work with NGO/Charity/Association (Without remuneration)

1.4 Document checklist for To be a contestant or a witness for the judicial process

1.5 Document checklist for Medical treatment (longer than 60 days)

1.6 Document checklist for Joining family member who works, study or being a volunteer in an NGO in Thailand

1.7 Document checklist for Diplomatic household staff

 

2. Non-Immigrant Visa Category "B" (Business & Investor Visa)

Period of stay: no longer than 90 days 
Validity of visa sticker: 90 days
Extension: If traveler would like to stay longer, it is possible to extend your stay up to 1 year. An application for an extension or Re-Entry Permit (Single or Multiple entries) can be submitted at the immigration office in Thailand
Visa Fee: 80 CHF
Required document:

2.1 Document checklist for Work for a company, own a company in Thailand

2.2 Document checklist for Work in/as a teacher in a private school

2.3 Document checklist for Business meeting, conference, technical support, Seeking business opportunities / Investors

2.4 Document checklist for Internship/job training in a private company or a hotel (Non-Curricular Internship)

2.5 Document checklist for Work for a company registered under Board of Investment of Thailand)

3. Non-Immigrant Visa Category "ED" (Study/Internship/Job training)

Period of stay: no longer than 90 days 
Validity of visa sticker: 90 days
Extension: If traveler would like to stay longer, it is possible to extend your stay up to 1 year. An application for an extension or Re-Entry Permit (Single or Multiple entries) can be submitted at the immigration office in Thailand
Visa Fee: 80 CHF
Required document:

3.1 Document checklist for Study in public or private school/university in Thailand

3.2 Document checklist for Internship / training course in government agencies or international organizations

3.3 Document checklist for Internship / job training in a private company or a hotel (Curricular Internship)

3.4 Document checklist for Study in a short course (English or Thai language)

3.5 Document checklist for Foreigners seeking to promote or involve in a religious mission with an approval from Thai concerned authority

4. Long stay O-A (age of 50 and over with 1-year period of stay in Thailand)

Eligible applicants: Swiss national and holder of residence permit C ONLY
Period of stay: 1 year
Validity of visa sticker: 1 year
Extension: possible for 1 year every year. An application with one of Thai participating insurance certificate can be submitted for an extension or Re-Entry Permit (Single or Multiple entries) at the immigration office in Thailand.
Benefits / Conditions: Employment prohibited
Visa Fee: 185 CHF
Required document: Documents checklist Long Stay O-A

5. Long stay O-X (age of 50 and over with 5-year period of stay in Thailand)

Eligible applicants: ONLY national of these countries including spouse and children aged under 20 years old
Period of stay: 5 year
Validity of visa sticker: 5 year
Extension:

possible for another 5 years after the first 5 years. An application with one of Thai participating insurance certificate can be submitted for an extension or Re-Entry Permit (Single or Multiple entries) at the immigration office in Thailand.

Benefits / Conditions:
  • Can work as a volunteer (in accordance with the list of volunteer work as stipulated by the Department of Employment).
  • Can purchase vehicle (under the provision of laws on motor vehicles).
  • Can purchase condominium (proceed in accordance with the Condominium Act).
Visa Fee: 350 CHF
Required document: Documents checklist Long Stay O-X

6. Non-Immigrant M Medias/Press based in Thailand

Eligible applicants:
  • Must be affiliated with or employed by a credible and reliable media entity. The said media entity must be duly registered with the competent authority in Thailand or abroad for a minimum of 6 months at the tme of submission of visa application
  • Employed solely as a media professional without engaging in other occupation during the entire priod of stay in the Kingdom of Thailand
  • Discharge media dutiesin the Kingdom of Thailand for a minimum of 90 days and produce a minimum of 10 reports per annum pertaining to Thailand or the region
  • Must not have previously produced any coverage or behaved in such a way that would constitute a threat to society, public order, and public safety, nor have been a wanted individual per arrest warrant of a foreign government
  • Must not have previous record of providing false information on a visa application
Period of stay: no longer than 90 days
Validity of visa sticker: 90 days
Extension:

possible up to work contract or assignment. An application for an extension or Re-Entry Permit (Single or Multiple entries) can be submitted at the immigration office in Thailand.

Visa Fee: 80 CHF
Required document: Documents checklist Medias/Press based in Thailand

7. Non-Immigrant "F" (holders of ordinary passport for an official mission)

This type of visa is issued to ordinary passport holders who wish to assume duties for a short period of time at a foreign mission or consulate or international organization in Thailand.

Period of stay:

no longer than 90 days

Validity of visa sticker: 90 days
Extension:

possible up to the duration of work/assignment contract. An application for an extension and a Re-Entry Permit (Single or Multiple entries) can be submitted at the immigration office in Thailand.

Visa Fee: 80 CHF
Required document: Documents checklist Non-Immigrant F