Business Visa  |  Thailand


Visa Requirements


::    Passport valid for six months on exit 

::    Two blank visa pages in passport

::    Two passport photographs

Photos must be 50mm x 50mm (2 x 2 inches) in size, and taken within the last 6 months.

::    Copy of passport information page

::    Proof of residence

Non-UK passport holders must submit an original, valid UK residence card/permit, or have proof of residence in their passport.

::    Completed application form

::    Business introduction letter

The letter of introduction from your UK employer must be an original, signed document on company letterhead, to include the official company stamp or seal. It should note in detail the purpose of your trip, include contact information for the organisation(s) to be visited, and accept moral and financial responsibility for your trip.

::    Letter of invitation

The letter of invitation must be an original, signed document, written on company letterhead, from a business or organisation in Thailand. It must include full contact details for the inviting party (including address), note the duration and purpose of stay, and confirm source of financial responsibility for your trip.

The company must have registered capital (fully paid) at least 2 million baht, with registration document as proof.

::    Proof of funds

Please submit a bank statement from a UK bank, to show deposits of at least 500,000 baht (approx. £12,800) for the past six months.

::    Certificate of entry

In order to obtain this, you must complete a separate declaration form, and provide a copy of a health insurance policy which covers Covid-19 related medical expenses in Thailand, no less than 100,000 USD for the whole period of stay.



All travellers will be subject to a 14-day quarantine at their own expense at a facility approved by the Thai authorities for Alternative State Quarantine (ASQ).

Upon arrival, you will need to provide the following:

– Certificate of Entry
– Signed and completed Declaration Form
– Covid-19 test result, made by the RT-PCR method, with a laboratory output indicating that Covid-19 is not detected, and issued within 72 hours before departure.
– Fit to Fly health certificate, issued within 72 hours before departure. This is a statement by a doctor that you are free from symptoms and fit to fly, and is separate from the Covid test.
– Copy of your health insurance policy OR a note verbale certifying that the embassy/organisation will cover all medical expenses, including those relating to Covid-19.
– Copy of your confirmed booking at an ASQ hotel.




Click here to view a list of nationals who DO NOT require a visa to enter Thailand.

PLEASE NOTE, the list is subject to change at short notice during the Covid-19 pandemic. Travellers are advised to contact us for further information before making plans to travel.



Additional Information

Single-entry visas are valid for three months and multiple-entry for six months from the date of issue. The maximum length of stay permitted on any one visit is 60 days from the date of arrival in Thailand.

Citizens of the following countries must apply for their visa in person at the Royal Thai Embassy in London, and may also be required to submit additional documents: Afghanistan, Algeria, Bangladesh, Cameroon, Central African Republic, China, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Congo Brazzaville, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Ghana, Guinea, India, Iraq, Iran, Lebanon, Liberia, Libya, Nepal, Nigeria, North Korea, Pakistan, Palestine, Sao Tome and Principe, Sierra Leone, Somalia, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Syria, Yemen.

The embassy reserves the right to request additional documents in support of your visa application, and to alter or increase fees without prior notice.

No refund will be given if your visa is cancelled or rejected by the embassy.


Visa and Service Fees


Please note, all fees are charged per individual traveller. Service and processing fees are exclusive of VAT, which will be added at the point of invoice. The total price of your order will depend on the product and the processing service you select. Visa fees are subject to change with no prior notice. Please contact us before placing your order if you require further information.



(from 1 working day)

Single entry visa (3 months): £60

Multiple entry visa (1 year): £150

Multiple entry visa (3 years): £300

VisaBase fee:  £80