Visa Procedures for Non-Thai Nationals wishing to Enter Thailand under Tourist Visa Exemption Scheme

Visa for Non-Thai nationals wishing to enter Thailand for Tourism purposes

Tourist visa exemption scheme

Eligible travelers

U.S. Passport Holders are not required to obtain a visa when entering Thailand for tourism purposes and will be permitted to stay in Thailand for a period not exceeding 30 days on each visit or 15-day stays if arriving by land-crossing.

Visa Exemption conditions   Click here for the Summary of Countries and Territories Entitled for Visa Exemption and Visa on Arrival to Thailand (PDF file)

• Entering the Kingdom through air land/sea / air border checkpoints under Tourist Visa Exemption Scheme is permitted only twice in a calendar year, except nationals of Malaysia, Brunei Darussalam, Indonesia, and Singapore who may enter Thailand through such checkpoints more than twice in a calendar year.

• Travelers entering Thailand under the Tourist Visa Exemption Scheme must possess adequate cash of or equivalent to 20,000 Baht per person or 40,000 Baht per family.





For more information regarding Visa on Arrival, please check with the Immigration Bureau through their website under the information section.