Thai visa in Dubai is issued only for the citizens of U.A.E. and other nationals with a valid U.A.E. residence visa. If you don’t have one, you must apply for Thailand visa in another country.
Where can you get Thailand Visa in Dubai?
Thailand visas in U.A.E. are issued by Thai Consulate in Dubai.
The address of Thai Consulate:
Villa 35, Al Jali Street, Community 366
Umm Suqeim 3, P.O. Box 51844
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Phone No.: +971 4 348 9550
Thai Consulate in Dubai is open Sunday to Thursday, except of official Thai and U.A.E. public holidays.
Submitting Visa Application
Thai Consulate in Dubai accepts Visa applications Sunday to Thursday, from 09:00 to 11:00.
Passport can be collected Sunday to Thursday, from 14:30 to 15:30.
Thailand Visa in Dubai
The consulate issues these types of Thailand Visa:
- Transit Visa
- Tourist Single Entry Visa
- Tourist Multiple Entry Visa
- Non-Immigrant Single Entry Visa
- Non-Immigrant Multiple Entry Visa
- SMART Visa (1 Year)
Required Documents for Thai Visa in Dubai
All the submitted documents must be in English only. Documents that are required when applying for Thailand tourist visa in Dubai are as follows:
- One typed and signed Thailand visa application form (handwritten application forms are not accepted).
- 2 passport size (3.5 x 4.5 cm) photos with white background, taken within the last 6 months
- Passport with at least 6 months validity and a blank visa page
- Copy of passport pages showing the photo, personal details, date of issue and expiry
- Copy of U.A.E. Residence Visa (for other nationalities)
- Original Guarantee or No objection letter on Company's letterhead and Official Fresh Stamp (in English)
- Copy of confirmed outbound ticket for a flight from Dubai (Ticket Airline PNR number must be accessible on the airline system)
- Copy of confirmed hotel booking (starting from the date of arrival into Thailand and covering at least half of the trip)
- Original Stamped Bank Statement Balance of the account for previous consecutive 6 months not less than 25,000 AED every day per person or 45,000 AED per family (for Multiple Entry Visa only)
- Visa Fee: 150 AED for Single Entry / 700 AED for Multiple Entry Visa
Steps for getting Thai Visa in Dubai
Step 1 – Booking Your Appointment
You must schedule your appointment at Thai Consulate in Dubai at least 10 days in advance before your departure date. When booking your appointment at Thai Consulate in Dubai you will need to:
1. Go to the website where your appointment can be booked: http://dubai.thaivisareservation.com
2. Choose the day and one of time frames (9:00-10:15 or 10:30-11:30) for your visit. You can select the online queue appointment dates within the period of 15 days only.
3. Choose the type of visa you will be applying for and complete the online appointment form. You will need to provide these details:
- your title, first name, middle name (if any), family name
- passport number and the date of expiry
- resident visa No. and the date of expiry (for non-UAE nationals)
- phone number and email address
4. You will get a verification email to the address given before. On the next step, you need to fill-in the verification code that can be found in the email.
5. On the next step you can download the application form for filling-in.
6. The list of required documents will be reminded later.
7. On the “Appointment information” page the main details of your appointment will be displayed for your confirmation.
8. Once confirmed, the confirmation has to be printed out and brought to the consulate.
Step 2 – Filling-in Application Form
You must bring one Thailand visa application form with you. Handwritten application forms are not accepted at Thai Consulate in Dubai. You need to download the fillable PDF application form and type all the information in English. The application form can be downloaded here: Thai Visa Application Form.
Tips on filling the form can be found here: How to Fill Thailand Visa Application Form.
You need to prepare all the required documents together with your visa application form. Full list of required document can be found earlier in this article. The list of the documents will also be presented to you when booking an appointment.
Step 3 – Application for Visa
Show up at the consulate on the scheduled time, queue up and present your documents to the officer once your turn comes. The officer will check your documents and might ask a couple of questions.
Pay the visa fee - 150 AED for Single Entry / 700 AED for Multiple Entry Visa (exact amount of money is needed as the consulate does not give any change). In case the visa is refused, the visa fees are not refundable.
You will get a receipt. Bring it with you when coming back to collect your passport.
Step 4 – Visa Processing
Time needed for visa processing is 1 working day (24 hours). It means that you can get your passport back the following day, unless the next day is on weekend or public holiday in Thailand / U.A.E.
Step 5 – Passport Collection
It takes only 1 working day to process a visa so you can get your passport back in the afternoon of the next working day. Passport can be collected Sunday to Thursday, from 14:30 to 15:30.