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Thailand visa for Mauritians is not necessary since 14 April 2019, as the Free Visa-Exempt Stay allowing to visit Thailand for up to 60 days became available to the citizens of Mauritius. For longer trips to the country, Thailand Visa for Mauritius passport holders is still needed to get in advance from Thai embassy or consulate.

Thailand Visa for Mauritians

Thailand Visa Free for Mauritians

Thailand visa exemption giving the right to visit Thailand visa free for up to 60 days was granted to Mauritius and six other countries. Starting from 14 April 2019, citizens of Mauritius no longer need to apply for Visa on Arrival and are given visa free entry to Thailand.

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Thailand Visa Exemption for Mauritius

Starting from 15 July 2024, citizens of Mauritius can stay in Thailand without a visa for up to 60 days if arriving at the airport. When entering Thailand through the land border crossings from LaosMyanmarCambodia or Malaysia, Mauritians can stay in Thailand visa-free for 60 days too but the number of times you can use visa exemption when crossing by land during the year is limited.

As a citizen of Mauritius you can use Thailand Free Visa-Exempt Stay if you have the following:

  • Passport issued by the Republic of Mauritius which is valid for at least 6 months from the day of your arrival
  • A return or onward travel ticket within 60 days
  • Dully filled-in Thailand Arrival Card (currently only required when arriving by land or by sea)
  • A proof of funds - at least 20,000 THB per person and 40,000 THB per family in cash (can be equivalent in USD, EUR or other currency)

Thailand Tourist Visa for Mauritians

Depending on the duration and purpose of your visit, you might need to get another type of Thailand Visa in advance. As a tourist, you mainly have two Thailand visa options to choose from - Single-Entry Tourist Visa or Multiple-Entry Tourist Visa.

In Mauritius you can apply for Thailand visa at Royal Thai Embassy in Pretoria, South Africa, by using the service of VFS Global Port Louis.

Thai Single-Entry Tourist Visa for Mauritius

Single-Entry Tourist Visa is valid for entering Thailand once within 3 months from the date of application. The allowed period of stay is 60 days which can be extended for 30 days once. Thai Single-Entry Tourist Visa can be applied for at Thai embassies or consulates worldwide.

When applying for Thai Single-Entry Tourist Visa you normally need (the exact list of documents depends on embassy / consulate):

  1. Passport valid for at least 6 months from the day of your arrival.
  2. copy of passport Bio page.
  3. Duly filled-in and signed Thai Visa Application Form.
  4. One passport size photo (4,5 x 3,5 cm).
  5. ticket for your journey to Thailand and return / onward journey ticket for leaving Thailand within 60 days.
  6. Proof of accommodation - confirmed hotel booking (at least for the first night in Thailand). Book your hotel on Booking.com or Agoda as bookings on these online platforms are usually accepted with no problem.
  7. Visa fee.

Thailand visa for citizens of Mauritius can also be issued by Thai embassies and consulates in other countries, such as LaosMalaysiaSingaporeIndonesia, so you can get your visa during your travel.

Thailand Multiple-Entry Tourist Visa for Mauritius

Multiple-Entry Tourist Visa is valid for entering Thailand within 6 months from the date of application. The allowed duration of stay is up to 60 days per visit. You may enter Thailand again as long as the visa is still valid. Mauritians can apply for Thailand Multiple-Entry Tourist Visa only at VFS Global Port Louis.

When applying for Thai Multiple-Entry Tourist Visa you will need:

  1. Passport valid for at least 6 months from the day of your arrival.
  2. copy of passport Bio page.
  3. Duly filled-in and signed Thai Visa Application Form.
  4. One passport size photo (4,5 x 3,5 cm).
  5. ticket for your journey to Thailand and return / onward journey ticket for leaving Thailand within 60 days (for the first entry).
  6. Proof of accommodation - confirmed hotel booking (at least for the first night in Thailand). Book your hotel on Booking.com or Agoda as bookings on these online platforms are usually accepted with no problem.
  7. Proof of funds for traveling.
  8. Confirmation from the employer that you have job.
  9. Visa fee.

Tips

Your stay in Thailand can be extended once per entry. In most cases it can be extended by 30 days. For more information check: Thai Visa Extension.

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