NON-IMMIGRANT VISA TYPE B

NON-IMMIGRANT VISA TYPE B

5 Nov 2020

NON-IMMIGRANT VISA TYPE “B”

(For Business and Employment)

 

1. Eligible Applicants for Non-B Visa Category

This type of visa is issued to eligible applicants who are currently residing in Australia and wishing to enter Thailand for the purpose of doing business or investing in Thailand by purchasing condominiums, transferring money to deposit at Thai banks / purchasing Thai Government bonds with a minimum amount of THB 3 million.

 

2. Non-B Visa Conditions

  • Non-B is valid for a single entry into Thailand.
  • The validity of Non-B is 90 days from the date of its issuance.
  • If the Non-B holder is found to be in breach of the conditions for entry into Thailand, the stay permit will be revoked immediately and he/she will be prohibited from entering Thailand.

 

3. Pronouncement:

  • The Royal Thai Consulate-General in Sydney reserve the right to request additional documents as deemed necessary as well as reject any application without prejudice.
  • The applicants must provide genuine documents and information. If the applicants are found to provide false documents or give false information, their applications will be rejected and be reported for further determination of appropriate action and future prohibition to enter the Kingdom of Thailand.
  • Visa processing time may vary depending on the demand and/or information to be reviewed which may take up to 15 working days.

 

4. Non-B Visa Application Procedures

Each applicant must submit a complete online form together with the required documents* to the Royal Thai Consulate-General in Sydney.

 

No.

*Required Documents

1.

Visa Application form

· Download form, fill, print and sign where applicable

2.

One (1) passport-sized photograph affixes to the visa application form

· Size 3.5 x 4.5 cm.

· Light background (passport standard) and no older than 6 months

3.

Passport

· A minimum validity of six months until the date of travel

· Must have at least one blank page

4.

Photocopies of

· Your passport’s data page (A4 size copy)

· Your driver license OR photo card

5.

Proof of an Australian Electronic Visa (only for non-Australian)

· Visa grant OR VEVO check

6.

Proof of adequate finance

· Copy of updated bank statement with a minimum balance of THB 5000,000 or AUD 25,000 maintaining in bank account in the last 6 months

7.

7.1 For doing business:

· Invitation letter from the host company/organization in Thailand indicating the date and length of stay, and purpose of visit; and

· Evidence of registered capital of the host company with a minimum amount of THB 2 million

7.2 For investing in Thailand:

· Evidence of ownership of condominium in Thailand; or

· Evidence of money transfer and Thai bank account / Thai Government bond with a minimum amount of THB 3 million

8.

COVID-19 health insurance

· A COVID-19 health insurance covering medical treatment expenditures of COVID-19, worth at least USD 100,000 during the entire stay in Thailand (policy must cover at least 3 months).  The insurance policy must clearly state that it includes expenditures occurring from COVID-19 treatments.

· List of recommended health insurance: Pacific Cross Health Insurance / Aetna/ Viriyah/ Navakij/ Axa / Tune/ Southeast Insurance/ LMG/ Asia Insurance/ Bangkok Insurance

9.

Visa fee

· AUD 120 for Single Entry

· Pay by card/cash OR money order/ bank cheque paid to Royal Thai Consulate-General Sydney

 

5. Flights to Thailand

Option 1 Semi-commercial flights to Thailand

Certain airlines are now permitted to operate semi-commercial flights to Thailand, namely, Emirates, Etihad, EVA, Qatar Airways, Singapore Airline, Cathay Pacific, Lufthansa, Austrian Airlines, Swiss Air, KLM, Air France and etc.

Option 2 Special chartered flights organised by the Royal Thai Embassy in Canberra and the Royal Thai Consulate-General in Sydney

Due to the limit of quota of allowable passengers to enter Thailand by special chartered flights, please contact Thai Airways directly for information on the availability of seats. (ticketing@thaiairways.com.au) OR call 02 9844 0900

6. Application for the Certificate of Entry (COE)

Upon approving a Non-B visa, the applicants will have to apply for the COE via coethailand.mfa.go.th

Please note the followings:

  • Upon entry into Thailand, all applicants are required to undergo 10-day Alternative State Quarantine (ASQ). For more information, please visit http://hsscovid.com/. Evidence of reservation for ASQ for a minimum period of 10 days from the date of the arrival in Thailand will be required for the COE application.
  • All the applicants are required to obtain COVID-19 health insurance covering medical treatment expenditures of COVID-19, worth at least USD 100,000 during the entire stay in Thailand as part of the application to obtain COE. The insurance policy must clearly state that it includes expenditures occurring from COVID-19 treatments. List of recommended health insurance: Pacific Cross Health Insurance / Regency Health Insurance / April International / Luma Thailand/ Axa

 

7. At the Departure Airport and upon Entry into Thailand

All applicants with approved Non-B visas will be required to present the following documents to the airline check-in staff at the departure airport and concerned authorities upon arrival in Thailand:

 

No.

Required documents

7.1

Certificate of Entry (COE)

7.2

A COVID-Free medical certificate with RT-PCR laboratory result, issued no more than 72 hours before departure

7.3

Valid visa

 

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Disclaimer

  • The Royal Thai Consulate-General Sydney officers reserve the right to request additional documents as deemed necessary as well as reject any application without prejudice. Please note, the visa processing fees is non-refundable once the processing of the application begins – regardless of its outcome.
  • All visa fees can be paid by the exact amount of cash, money order, or bank cheque address to Royal Thai Consulate-General Sydney (personal/company cheque are not acceptable)

 

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Click to download the application form HERE

Click to download the Visa checklist HERE