Non-Immigrant Visa Category “F”

Purpose of Visit: This type of visa is issued to applicants who wish to attend meetings with government of Thailand , foreign government or International Organization in the Kingdom


Documents Required:
1. Actual Passport or Travel Document. (Passport or Travel Document must not expire within 6 months and contain at least ONE completely empty visa page).
2.One visa application form completely filled out  (black and blue only) (Download)
3. Two passport-size photographs (2″x2″) (photocopy or photo taken from Photostat will not be accepted). Photographs must have a light color background with a full- face view of the person without wearing a hat or dark glasses and covering up shoulders Photos must be taken within 6 months.

4. Letter from applicant’s company/university/institution  indicating the applicant’s position, length of employment, purpose of visit(s) to Thailand and length of stay in Thailand.

5. Letter of invitation from Thailand indicating length of stay (period of stay) and purpose of visit(s) to Thailand

6. Official letter issued by Department State certifying the identity of the person concerned and his/her purposes while residing in the Kingdom, if the meetings organized by U.S. government

Royal Thai Embassy encourages all applicants submit official letters issued by  U.S. Department of State’s Special Issuance Agency (SIA) Visa Unit.

For more info., please check , U.S. Department of State Special Issuance Agency’s website (from a USG workstation) for details on securing self-service letters:

Questions may be sent to the SIA Visa Unit at

7. A copy of flight confirmation/reservation , showing going from US to Thailand and leaving from Thailand (The name of the applicant must indicated clearly)
8. A copy of recent bank statement ($700 per person and $1,500 per family) (The name of the applicant must indicated clearly), In case of submitting family bank statement a proof of relationship (i.e. birth certificate, marriage certificate) must be provided.


Processing time :
In person   5 business days
By mail      minimum 15 business days

***We do not offer expedited service***

Processing Fees:
Single entry            80 USD
Multiple entries     200 USD

Period of stay: not exceeding 90 days.

*** Warning of overstay *** (please click)


Validity of a visa:
Single entry            3 months
Multiple entries     1 year

***A visa becomes effective from the date of issuance. Do not apply for the visa too early. If you apply too early the visa may expire before your trip and you will have to re-apply. The fee is not refundable***

Submitting application:
1. In person

between 9am.-12pm. , no appointment needed
Consular Office
Royal Thai Embassy
2300 Kalorama Rd., N.W.
Washington,D.C 20008-1623
2. By mail

(except nationalities and passport holders of the following 13 countries: Nigeria, Central African Republic, Cameroon, Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Guinea, Ghana, Liberia, São Tomé and Príncipe, Sierra Leone, Somalia and Sudan. Applicants from the listed countries must apply in person only, and present original resident alien card or US visa)

application must include self-addressed return envelope only by these following mail service
“USPS (US Postal Service) Express Mail”  use only flat rate mailing envelope with $26.35 postage stamp (Metered stamps will not be accepted)
Mailing address:
Consular Office
Royal Thai Embassy
2300 Kalorama Rd., N.W.
Washington,D.C 20008-1623

***The Royal Thai Embassy do not accept any responsibility for any damage or loss***