Procedures for Non-Thai nationals who wish to obtain a Non-Immigrant Category O (retirement)
Procedures for Non-Thai nationals who wish to obtain
a Non-Immigrant Category O (retirement)
Procedures for Non-Thai nationals who wish to obtain a Non-Immigrant Category O (retirement) visa
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 Biodata Page (Must be valid within 6 months from travel date).
2.2 Photograph of the applicant 2”x2”, taken within the past six months.
2.3 Proof of flight confirmation/reservation, indicating the trip from US to Thailand.
2.4 The last 3 months bank statement that indicate the applicant’s name and have an ending balance of no less than $10,000.
2.5 Visa application form, can be downloaded at http://thaiembdc.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/Visa-Form-2015.pdf
2.6 Proof of accommodation in Thailand.
The applicants must submit the following:
- Health insurance policy document issued by a Thai or foreign insurance company, stating that the applicant is medically insured for the period and with coverage as mentioned above:
(a) In case of a foreign insurance company, the applicant must submit the original insurance policy document with 2 copies;
(b) In case of a Thai insurance company, the applicant must submit 2 copies of the insurance policy document or, if available, the original insurance policy document with 2 copies. A list of Thai insurance companies participating in the scheme can be found here: http://longstay.tgia.org
- Foreign Insurance Certificate as stipulated by the Office of Insurance Commission and Health Insurance of Thailand, which must be completed, signed and stamped by the insurance company. The form can be downloaded here: Foreign Insurance Certificate Form