5 Nov 2020
NON-IMMIGRANT VISA TYPE "O-A"
(For Retirement long stay: valid for 1 year)
1. Eligible Applicants for Non-OA Visa Category
This type of visa is issued to the applicant who is an Australian national or a permanent resident currently residing in Australia whose age is 50 years or over and are currently residing in Australia.
2. Non-OA Visa Conditions
4. Non-O Visa Application Procedures
Each applicant must submit a complete online form together with the required documents* via http://bit.ly/thaivisareview to the Royal Thai Consulate-General in Sydney or submit the application to the Royal Thai Embassy in Canberra, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
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 (EK384), Etihad (EY406), EVA (BR211), Qatar Airways (QR 826, QR830, QR832, QR834, QR836, QR980), Singapore Airline (SQ976), Cathay Pacific (CX653), Lufthansa (LH772), Austrian Airlines (OS25), Swiss Air (LX180), KLM (KL873, KL875, KL887, KL847, KL811, KL843, KL815, KL803) and Air France (AF253, AF168).
Option 2 Special chartered flights organized by the Royal Thai Embassy in Canberra and the Royal Thai Consulate-General in Sydney
Due to the limit of the quota of allowable passengers to enter Thailand by specially chartered flights, please contact the Royal Thai Embassy in Canberra for information on the availability of seats.
6. Application for the Certificate of Entry (COE)
Upon approving a Non-OA visa, the applicant will have to apply for the COE via coethailand.mfa.go.th
Please note the followings:
7. At the Departure Airport and upon Entry into Thailand
All applicants with approved Non-OA 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:
Click to download the application form HERE
Click to download the Visa checklist HERE