Foreigners who are married to Thai nationals or foreigners who are children of Thai nationals with an urgent need to travel to Thailand

Non-Immigrant O visa for Foreigners who are married to Thai nationals or foreigners who are children of Thai nationals with an urgent need to travel to Thailand. Applications will be considered on a case-by-case basis, taking into account urgency and humanitarian reasons. 

1At least 15 working days before intended date of travel, the applicant may submit information online here

2– Royal Thai Embassy submits documents in 1. to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs for approval

3– If approved, the Royal Thai Embassy will inform the applicant to mail the following documents to the Royal Thai Embassy (ATTN: Visa Section) or Royal Thai Consulate-General in Los Angeles, Chicago, or New York:

3.1 Passport

3.2 Two passport-size photographs (2″x 2″)

3.3 Visa application form (Download) (if the applicant does not have a valid visa to enter Thailand)

3.4 Declaration Form (Download)

3.5 Medical insurance or letter from employer guaranteeing that the insurance company or employer will cover a minimum of 100,000 USD (or equivalent in other currencies) of medical costs incurred by the applicant in Thailand, including medical costs in the event that applicant contracts COVID-19 (The insurance must cover the whole duration of stay in Thailand).

3.6 Travel plan (air ticket reservation – please contact the Consular section per Thai nationals’ repatriation flights)

3.7 Copy of recent bank statement (700 USD per person/ 1,500 USD per family)

3.8 Provide reasons for urgent need to travel to Thailand

3.9 Copy of spouse’s / parent’s Thai passport or Thai Identification card.

3.10 Proof of relationship with Thai nationals, such as a copy of marriage certificate or Birth certificate.

3.11 Self-addressed return envelope and visa fee (Money order- $80 for single entry / $200 for multiple entries) if the applicant does not have a valid visa.

4- Before the Embassy issues the Certificate of Entry (COE), the applicant must upload the travel plan (confirmed air  ticket with proof of payment), health certificate (Fit to Fly 72 hours before departure date), health certificate (test negative for COVID-19) issued no more than 72 hours before departure date, and confirmation of ASQ.

*** The applicant must arrange their own 14-day Alternative State Quarantine (ASQ) at their own expenses. More information, including list of permitted hotels (in Thai) can be found here at http://hsscovid.com/ or Royal Thai Embassy’s website .***

5- At the departure airport, the approved applicant is required to present

(1) A “Certificate of Entry into the Kingdom of Thailand” issued by The Royal Thai Embassy.

(2) A health insurance covering all expenditures of medical treatment, including COVID-19, while traveling to Thailand in an amount of at least 100,000 USD (The insurance must cover the whole duration of stay in Thailand).

(3) A Covid-free Health Certificate (test negative for COVID-19) issued no more than 72 hours before departure.

(4) A ‘Fit to Fly Health Certificate’ issued no more than 72 hours before departure

6-Upon entry to Thailand, Travelers arriving in Thailand during the COVID-19 pandemic must submit a T.8 form upon entry into the Kingdom. Download form at https://thaiembdc.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/T8_form.pdf or register online through AOT phone application at https://aot-app.kdlab.ai/.