Thailand Visa for Ethiopian Citizens: Thai Visa on Arrival

Thailand visa for Ethiopian citizens can be acquired easily, as if you're a citizen of Ethiopia and your visit in Thailand will be no longer than 15 days, you can get a Thailand Visa on Arrival at the time of your arrival to Thailand. This type of Thailand Visa is available at the airport in Thailand.

Thailand Visa for Ethiopian

Price of Thailand Visa for Ethiopian Citizens

Thailand Visa on Arrival fee for Ethiopian citizens is 2000 THB. Visa on Arrival fee must be paid in cash and only local currency (Thai baht) is accepted for the payment. There are plenty of currency exchange booths at the airport for you to exchange your currency to Thai baht there.

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Thailand Visa on Arrival Requirements

When applying for Thailand Visa on Arrival, Ethiopian citizens must provide these documents:

  1. Passport issued by the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia that must be valid for at least 30 days from the arrival date.
  2. A ticket for your journey from Thailand within 15 days from the arrival date. Flights from Ethiopia to Thailand can be booked here: Cheap Flights from Ethiopia to Thailand.
  3. Booking confirmation of accommodation in Thailand (book your hotel on or Agoda as bookings on these online platforms are usually accepted with no problem). 
  4. One passport size (4 x 6 cm) photo.
  5. Visa on Arrival application form that needs to be filled in English.
  6. Thailand Visa on Arrival fee is 2000 THB.
  7. Thailand Arrival Card (currently needed only when arriving by land or by sea).
  8. A proof that you have funds of at least 10,000 THB per person and 20,000 THB per family for your stay in Thailand. Cash can be presented in any currency.

Where can you get Thailand Visa on Arrival?

Ethiopian citizens can get Visa on Arrival at all Thailand international airports:

Thailand Visa on Arrival for Ethiopian citizens is also issued at the border crossings when arriving by land from Laos, Myanmar, Cambodia, Malaysia.

Full list of Immigration checkpoints issuing Visa on Arrival for the citizens of Ethiopia can be found here: Points where you can get Thailand Visa on Arrival.

E-Visa on Arrival Thailand

There is Thailand E-Visa on Arrival online application system that is supposed to simplify and speedup the process of application for Thailand Visa on Arrival. This way of application is available for Ethiopia passport holders at Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport and three other international airports. More info about the online application system can be found here: E-Visa on Arrival Thailand (E-VoA).

Detailed information about how to how to apply for E-Visa on Arrival Thailand and how to fill in E-Visa on Arrival application form correctly can be found here: Thailand E-Visa on Arrival Application.

There's also another Thailand E-Visa on Arrival system that can be used as an alternative. More info about it: Thailand eVisa on Arrival (eVOA) by VFS Global.

Other types of Thailand Visa for Ethiopians

If you're a citizen of Ethiopia and planning to visit Thailand for more than 15 days, Visa on Arrival will not be suitable for you. You should get a Thailand Visa in advance instead.

In such a case you can get Thailand Single Entry Visa at Royal Thai Embassy in Nairobi, Kenya, as Ethiopia is in the jurisdiction of this embassy. Thailand visa for the citizens of Ethiopia can also be issued by Thai Embassies and Thai Consulates in countries, such as LaosMalaysiaSingaporeIndonesia etc.

Any Questions?

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FAQ - Thailand Visa on Arrival