Visa and Certificate of Entry procedures for Non-Thai nationals wishing to enter Thailand for Conducting business/Meeting or Investing/Saving in Thailand with no less than $100,000 (or 3 million baht)

Visa and Certificate of Entry procedures for Non-Thai nationals wishing to enter Thailand for Conducting business/Meeting
or Investing/Saving in Thailand with no less than $100,000 (or 3 million baht)

( If you already have a valid visa/re-entry permit, please request the Certificate of Entry – COE at https://coethailand.mfa.go.th/ )

The following types of applicants may apply for the Non-Immigrant “B” visa (single entry)
– Non-Thai nationals wishing to enter Thailand for conducting business or meeting
– Non-Thai nationals who have owned condominium / apartment value $100,000 or 3 million baht or more
– Non-Thai nationals who have been invested in government bond or held saving accounts in Thailand with of at least $100,000 or 3 million baht

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 work permit

2.6 A copy of the bank statement for the last 6 months (the balance of each month must have no less than $17,000 or 500,000 baht)

2.10 Additional required documents (Based on the type of application and your situation)

  • Invitation letter from the company with the fully-paid registered capital of at least $67,000 or 2 million baht or
  • Proof of an ownership  or proof of transaction for an apartment / condominium with value of at least $100,000 or 3 million baht and Proof of a saving account or investing in government bond with no less than $100,000 or 3 million baht

3. After receiving a visa, the applicant may request the Certificate of Entry (COE) at https://coethailand.mfa.go.th/
***From 14 January 2021, all travelers who have received COEs are required to download and register via the ThailandPlus Application. They are required to show a QR code generated from the registration via the Application to be scanned by the Thai authority upon arrival in Thailand. To download, CLICK HERE*** (For more information, please check ThailandPlus Eng or watch the video here)


4. At the departure airport, the approved applicant is required to present

4.1 A “Certificate of Entry” issued by The Royal Thai Embassy or the Royal Thai Consulates-General;

4.2 Medical insurance or letter from employer guaranteeing that the insurance company or employer will cover a minimum of 100,000 US dollars (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); and

4.3 A Medical certificate with a laboratory result indicating that COVID -19 is not detected, issued no more than 72 hours before departure


5. Upon entry to Thailand,

Travelers arriving in Thailand during the COVID-19 pandemic must present the following documents to be granted entry:

5.1 COE

5.2 Medical certificate with a laboratory result indicating that COVID -19 is not detected, using RT-PCR test, issued no more than 72 hours before departure

5.3 Medical insurance or letter from employer guaranteeing that the insurance company or employer will cover a minimum of 100,000 US dollars (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)


6. If granted entry, traveler must go through quarantine at the Alternative State Quarantine
*** The applicant must arrange Alternative State Quarantine (ASQ) at their own expenses. More information, including list of permitted hotels (in Thai) can be found at http://hsscovid.com/ or Royal Thai Embassy’s website .***