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nationality, issue and expiry date of passport, is true and correct before confirming the visa e-application.

The information on the submitted e-application cannot be amended.

The visa e-application with wrong personal information will be rejected, and the fee is non-refundable.

 

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Please do not submit your visa application more than 2 months before your departure. The visa process takes 15-20 working days.

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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 a traveler would like to stay longer, extending your stay to 1 year is possible. 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 Voluntary work with government agency/state enterprise
                            (Without salary) (O1-1)

1.2 Document checklist for Voluntary work with foundation or association registered in Thailand
                            (Without salary) (O1-2)

1.3 Document checklist for Voluntary work with foreign foundation or association
                            with permission to operate in Thailand (Without salary) (O1-3)

1.4 Document Checklist for Pensioner/ Retiree (aged over 50 with state pension) (O2)

1.5 Document checklist for Thai nationals who abandoned Thai citizenship (O3)

1.6 Document checklist for Medical treatment (longer than 60 days) (O4)

1.7 Document checklist for To be a contestant or a witness for the judicial process (O5)

1.8 Document checklist for Diplomatic household staff (O6)

1.9 Document checklist for Staying with non-Thai family residing in Thailand (more than 60 days)(O7)

1.10 Document checklist for Staying with Thai family residing in Thailand (more than 60 days) (O8)

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 a traveler would like to stay longer, extending your stay to 1 year is possible. 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 Required documents for employment (B1)

2.2 Required documents for business visit (B2)

2.3 Required documents for internship/ job training (non-curricular internship) (B4)

2.4 Required documents for employed as an academic staff/ teacher (B5)

2.5 Required documents for sport-related activities (trainer/ coach/ instructor/ etc.)(B6)

2.6 Required documents for sport personnel (authorized by Sport Authority of Thailand only)(B7)

2.7 Required documents for employment in a company registered under 

                                              the Board of Investment of Thailand (BOI) (IB1) 

2.8 Required documents for business visit at a company registered under the Board

                                              of Investment of Thailand (BOI) (IB2)

3. Non-Immigrant Visa Category "B" (Frequent business visit) (B3)

Period of stay:

no longer than 90 days 

Validity of visa sticker

3 years with multiple entries

Extension:

An application for an extension or Re-Entry Permit (Single or Multiple entries) can be submitted at the immigration office in Thailand

Visa Fee:

350 CHF

Required document:

Frequent business visit (3 years)

4. 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 a traveler would like to stay longer, extending your stay to 1 year is possible. 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:

4.1 Required documents for studying in elementary – secondary level (ED1)

4.2 Required documents for studying in higher educational level (ED2)

4.3 Required documents for studying in a short course (Thai or English language)

                                             or attend Muay Thai training (ED3)

4.4 Required documents for attending workshop/ training/ seminar organized

                                             by International Organization (ED4)

4.5 Required documents for monk/ nun/ priest to study Dharma in Thailand (ED5)

4.6 Required documents for curricular internship (ED6)

 
 

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

Eligible applicants:

Swiss nationality or Swiss/Liechtenstein the permanent residence C permit ONLY

Period of stay:

1 year with multiple entries

Validity of visa sticker:

1 year

Visa Fee:

185 CHF

Extension:

Possible for 1 year every year. An application with one of the Thai participating insurance certificates can be submitted for an extension or Re-Entry Permit (Single or Multiple entries) at the immigration office in Thailand.

Required document: Documents checklist Long Stay O-A

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

Eligible applicants:

ONLY nationals of the following countries, including spouses and children aged under 20 years old: Australia, Canada, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, The Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, Switzerland, UK and USA

Period of stay:

5 years with multiple entries

Validity of visa sticker:

5 years

Visa Fee:

350 CHF

Extension:

Possible for another 5 years after the first 5 years. An application with one of the Thai participating insurance certificates 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 (following the list of volunteer work as stipulated by the Department of Employment)
- Can purchase vehicles (under the provision of laws on motor vehicles).
- Can purchase a condominium (proceed by the Condominium Act).
Required document: Documents checklist Long Stay O-X

7. Non-Immigrant "M" Medias

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 time of submission of the visa application.
- Employed solely as a media professional without engaging in other occupations during the entire period of stay in the Kingdom of Thailand
- Discharge media duties in the Kingdom of Thailand for a minimum of 90 days and produce a minimum of 10 reports per annum about Thailand or the region
- Must not have previously made 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 a 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: 7.1 Required documents for media/Press based in Thailand (M1)
7.2 Required documents for film crew (having purpose of producing a film, motion picture or advertisement (M2)

8. Non-Immigrant "F" (holders of an 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 at a foreign mission, consulate, or international organization in Thailand.

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:

8.1 Required documents for To work with the government,diplomatic mission or an international                                                                             organisation in Thailand (F1)
8.2 Required documents for To attend a meeting with Thai government agency (F2)                                  8.3 Required documents for Participants in Thailand International Cooperation Agency (TICA) programme (F3)