Other Countries
Additional Requirements
Please note that we may require approval from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Thailand before we can issue the visa.  This may require additonal time (up to several weeks).  Please allow enough time for processing.
Passport holders from the countries below should be either Permanent Residents of the U.S. or holding valid U.S. visas (other than B1 or B2):
A Afghanistan (min. 3 weeks processing time) L Lebanon, Libya
B Bangladesh N Nepal
Nigeria - see important note below**
C China P Pakistan, Palestine
E Egypt S Saudi Arabia, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Syria
I India, Iran
(min. 3 weeks processing time)
Y Yemen
K N. Korea    

*Applicants using passports from Afghanistan and Iraq: Visa application and supporting documentation must be forwarded to Thailand for visa approval - processing time is a minimum of three weeks.

**Applicants using Nigeria passports who are NOT Permanent Residents of the U.S. MUST obtain the Thai Visa directly from the Royal Thai Embassy in ABUJA, 24 Tennesse Cresent, Off Panama Street, Maitama Abuja, NIGERIA Tel.(234) 9872 3746 VOIP: 530601
Fax.(234) 9413 5193
E-mail : thaiabj@mfa.go.th

Additional documents :
• Your actual Passport or Travel Document.
(Passport or Travel Document must not expire within 6 months and contain at least ONE completely empty visa page).
• 1 copy of Passport or Travel Document.
(The page(s) shows your photo , name , date and place or birth and the expiration date of passport)
• 1 visa application form |Download|
(completed and signed by the applicant. Parents can sign for the minor).
• 2 photos
(Passport photo, 2” x 2”, color, front-view, taken within 6 months, and write your name and last name on the back of each photo).
• One copy of U.S. green card or U.S. visa which permits applicant to reside legally in the U.S.
• One copy of airline ticket
(confirmed onward ticket – showing flights into and out of Thailand. Either paper ticket or confirmed e-ticket is acceptable. Itinerary is NOT accepted. If applying for 2 entries, ticket must show 2 entries into Thailand.
• One copy of applicant’s recent bank statement
(reflect at least $500 per person, $1,000 per family)

*If the applicant does not have his/her own bank statement, please submit the Affidavit of Support with the bank statement of the person who supports the applicant.
*If using Online Bank Statement, it must show applicant's name and balance.

The visa fee :
The visa fee is $35 per entry for Transit Visa/Fee for Tourist Visas is $40 per entry

The fee must be paid in the form of MONEY ORDER or CASHIER’S CHECK only payable to “ROYAL THAI CONSULATE-GENERAL, CHICAGO”. Cash, Credit Card, Personal or company checks are NOT acceptable.

If an applicant wants to have passport mailed back , a self-addressed stamped envelope with sufficient postage ( Recommend using USPS Express Mail Flat Rate / NO FEDEX , NO UPS without account) must be included for the return of passport.

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