Visa for Non-Thai nationals who need to receive medical treatment in Thailand (except for treatment for COVID-19), including their accompanying persons of no more than 3 accompanying immediate family members)

Visa for Non-Thai nationals who need to receive medical treatment in Thailand (except for treatment for COVID-19), including their accompanying persons (no more than 3 accompanying immediate family members)

Step 1:
Applicant contacts hospital in Thailand that has been approved by the Ministry of Public Health (MOPH) to receive foreign patients and quarantine foreign patient and to send a request to the Department of Health Service Support (HSS), along with (1.1) Confirmation Letter (1.2) Affidavit of Support (1.3) Summary Form of Vehicles for Patients and other related documents such as a passport.

Step: 2
If approved, HSS will send the list of approved patients and accompanying family members to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to inform the Embassy to issue a visa.

Step 3:
The applicant contact the embassy/consulates-general by following the procedures below.


1. If the applicant does not have a valid visa or re-entry permit, the applicant must request a visa, at least 15 working days before the intended date of travel, by filling in the information and upload all required documents online at https://www.thaievisa.go.th/ (Please note that the visa application fee is non-refundable)

For instructions, please check https://www.thaievisa.go.th/static/English-Manual.pdf


2. Required documents to upload in the system

2.1 Passport

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

2.3 Declaration form (download from the E-visa website, see page 32 in the Manual here) with a signature of the applicant (E-signature accepted).

2.4 Proof of flight confirmation/reservation, indicating the trip from US to Thailand

2.5 Copy of Confirmation Letter with the stamp from MOPH (Letter of certification from the hospital in Thailand confirming the admission of the patient and arrangement of quarantine within the hospital for the adequate period (for both the patient and their attendants))

2.6 Copy of Affidavit of Support Letter with the stamp from MOPH (for family members)

2.7 Medical insurance guaranteeing that the insurance company 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 the applicant contracts COVID-19 (The insurance must cover the entire duration of stay in Thailand)

2.8 Proof of adequate finance to cover stay in Thailand (such as bank statement)

**The patient can be accompanied by 3 people at maximum and they need to be quarantined at the same hospital as the patient and the period of their stay in Thailand needs to be at least 14 days**