Level 19, 344 Queen Street
Brisbane 4000
Open from Monday - Friday
9:30am - 2:30pm

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

  • Australian passport holders travelling to Thailand for ANY business meetings, conferences or related business activities MUST obtain a business visa unless the purpose of their business is to attend an event sanctioned by the Thai Convention and Exhibition Bureau and documentation can confirm this.  Thailand’s visa-free relaxation for Australians (30 days if arriving by air and 15 days if arriving over land) ONLY covers those travelling for genuine tourism purposes and Thai immigration officers may refuse entry if they suspect the purpose of the visit is for business activities.
  • Australian 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. Entering Thailand at immigration checkpoints which border neighbouring countries (overland crossing), however, will be allowed to stay for 15 days each time.
  • The Royal Thai Consulate-General wishes to announce that, effective from 1 July B.E. 2560 (2017), Consular Service Fees will be adjusted in accordance with related Thai laws and regulations as well as the exchange rate (Thai Baht – Australian Dollar) as follows: LINK
  • As of 15 August 2016, there are strict requirements regarding the issuance of Multiple Entry Non-Immigrant Visas, which will only be issued on a case by case basis. For further information, please contact us direct to discuss any such application.
  • FOR NATIONALS OF: Afghanistan, Algeria, Bangladesh, Cameroon, Central African Republic, China, Congo, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Ghana, Guinea, India, Iran, Iraq, North Korea, Lebanon, Liberia, Libya, Nepal, Nigeria, Pakistan, Palestine, Sao Tome and Principe, Sierra Leone, Somalia, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Syria, and Yemen MUST APPLY FOR VISA WITH THE ROYAL THAI EMBASSY website http://canberra.thaiembassy.org/Home/visa

 

Processing Time: 2 Business Days

No appointment is necessary to apply for visa

PURPOSE OF TRAVELTYPE OF VISADURATION
(FROM THE DATE OF ARRIVAL)
VISA INFORMATIONFORM
TRANSIT Transit Not exceeding 30 days per entry Documents Require Transit VISA FORM A
TOURIST Tourist Not exceeding 60 days per entry Documents Require Tourist VISA FORM A
EMPLOYMENT Non-Immigrant Not exceeding 90 days per entry Documents Require Employment VISA FORM A
BUSINESS Non-Immigrant Not exceeding 90 days per entry Documents Require Business VISA FORM A
SPOUSE Non-Immigrant Not exceeding 90 days per entry Documents Require Spouse VISA FORM A
VOLUNTEER Non-Immigrant Not exceeding 90 days per entry Documents Require Volunteer VISA FORM A
EDUCATION Non-Immigrant Not exceeding 90 days per entry Documents Require Education VISA FORM A
THAI NATION Non-Immigrant Not exceeding 90 days per entry Documents Require Thai Nation VISA FORM A

NOTE: The Consulate reserves the right to request more documents if required.

VISA APPLICATION WITH INCOMPLETE DOCUMENTATION OR INSUFFICIENT TIME FOR PROCESSING WILL AUTOMATICALLY BE REJECTED.

FOR RETIREMENT (O-A) VISA ONLY THE ROYAL THAI EMBASSY IN CANBERRA HAS THE AUTHORITY TO ISSUE A RETIREMENT VISA FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE VISIT THEIR WEBSITE http://canberra.thaiembassy.org OR PHONE NUMBER 02-6206-0100

 

Summary of Countries and Territories entitled for Visa Exemption and Visa on Arrival to Thailand

Starting from 27 September 2016, Thailand will increase its Visa on Arrival (VoA) fee to 2,000 THB. Tourist from Andorra, Bulgaria, Bhutan, China, Cyprus, Ethiopia, India, Fiji, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Maldives, Malta, Mauritius, Papua New Guinea, Romania, San Mario, Saudi Arabia, Taiwan, Ukraine, and Uzbekistan are entitled to apply for VoA at 42 designated immigration checkpoints, which will allow tourists to stay in the Kingdom up to 15 days.