Different Types of Thailand Visas
There are different kinds of visas for all travel purposes.
Listed below are the different visa types for travel to Thailand:
F — To perform official duties
B — Conduct business, attend business conferences, scuba diving courses, to teach, kick boxing courses (Muay Thai) and massage courses.
IM — To invest with the concurrence of the Thai Ministries and Government Departments concerned.
IB — Invest or perform other activities relating to investment, subject to the provision of the established laws on investment promotion.
ED — To study, to come on a work study tour or observation tour , to participate in projects or seminars , to attend a conference or training course , to study as a foreign Buddhist monk
M — To work as a film-producer, journalist or reporter with permission from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Thailand.
R — For missionary work or other religious activities with the concurrence of the Thai Ministries or Government Departments concerned.
RS — To conduct scientific research or training or teaching in a research institute.
EX — Undertake skilled work or to work as an expert or specialist.
O — Stay with family, perform duties for the state enterprise or social welfare organizations, to stay after retirement for the elderly, to receive medical treatment, to be a sport coach as required by Thai Government, to be a contestant or witness for the judicial process.
Tourist Visa TR Single — Those who wish to enter the Kingdom for tourism purposes, including for boxing training, scuba diving training, and yoga training.
Tourist Visa TR Multiple — This type of visa is issued to applicants who wish to enter the Kingdom for tourism purposes, with multiple entries
Tourist Visa Category MT — Those who wish to enter the Kingdom for medical treatment at hospitals / medical facilities in Thailand.
Transit Visa Category S / TS / C — To travel in transit through Thailand to proceed to the country of destination or to re-enter his/her own country: (Category “TS”)
To participate in sports activities(Category “S”)The person in charge or crew of a conveyance coming to a port, station or area in the Kingdom: (Category “C”)
Non-Immigrant Visa Category B — Those who wish to conduct business (Business)/ or work (Working)/ or work as a teacher (Teaching) in Thailand.
Non-Immigrant Visa Category M — Those who wish to work as a film-producer, journalist or reporter
Non-Immigrant Visa Category ED — Those who wish to study or do an internship in Thailand.
Non-Immigrant Visa Category O — Those who wish to stay with family in Thailand (Thai Family) or wish to do volunteering work with the state enterprises or social welfare organizations in Thailand (Volunteering)
Non-Immigrant Visa Category O-A — (1 year)
Non-Immigrant Visa Category O-X — (10 years)