Thailand visa for Taiwanese can be acquired with no difficulties, as if you're a citizen of Taiwan 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 can be applied for and received straight at the airport in Thailand.
BREAKING NEWS! Thailand on Wednesday (11 March 2020) canceled granting of Visa on Arrival for 18 countries and visa exemption for three other countries to contain the spread of the coronavirus. More information: Thailand Visa Policy Changes Due to Coronavirus.
Thailand Visa Fee for Taiwanese
Thailand Visa on Arrival fee for Taiwanese is 2000 THB. Visa on Arrival fee must be paid in cash and only local currency (Thai baht) is accepted for payment. There are plenty of currency exchange booths at the airport for you to exchange your Taiwan dollars (TWD) or any other popular currency to Thai baht for paying Thailand Visa on Arrival fee.
HOT NEWS! Thailand Visa on Arrival fee waiver is EXTENDED for 6 more months! It means that Thailand Visa on Arrival will be issued for free until April 2020. For more information check: Thailand Visa on Arrival for Free until April 2020.
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Thailand Visa on Arrival Requirements
When applying for Thailand Visa on Arrival Taiwanese must provide these documents:
- Passport issued by the Republic of China (Taiwan). Passport must be is valid for at least 30 days from the day of your arrival.
- A ticket for your journey from Thailand back to Taiwan or any other country. Your ticket must be within 15 days from your arrival. Flights from Taiwan to Thailand can be booked here: Cheap Flights from Taiwan to Thailand.
- One passport size (4 x 6 cm) photo that can also be made at the airport.
- Visa on Arrival application form that needs to be filled in English.
- Thailand Arrival Card that needs to be filled in English. Arrival card will be provided during the flight.
- Thailand Visa on Arrival fee for Taiwanese is 2000 THB (visa fee waiver until 30 April 2020).
- Address of hotel in Thailand and booking confirmation. If you haven’t booked your accommodation yet, book your hotel on Booking.com or Agoda.
- 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. Funds can be shown in any currency, showing equivalent amount in Taiwan dollars will work too.
Where can you get Thailand Visa on Arrival?
Taiwanese can get Visa on Arrival at all Thailand international airports:
- Suvarnabhumi Airport, Bangkok - check How to Get Thailand Visa on Arrival at Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi Airport
- Don Mueang Airport, Bangkok - check Thai Visa on Arrival at Bangkok Don Mueang Airport (DMK)
- Chiangmai International Airport, Chiang Mai - check Chiang Mai Visa on Arrival – Visa at Chiang Mai Airport (CNX)
- Phuket International Airport, Phuket - check Thai Visa on Arrival at Phuket International Airport (HKT)
- Krabi International Airport, Krabi - for detailed information check Thailand Visa on Arrival at Krabi International Airport
- U Tapao Airport, Rayong (Pattaya)
- Samui Airport, Surat Thani (Koh Samui)
- Sukhothai International Airport, Tak Immigration Checkpoint (Sukhothai)
- Chiangrai Airport, Chiang Rai
- Surat Thani Airport, Surat Thani (Koh Samui, Koh Phangan)
- Hua Hin Airport, Hua Hin
- Trang Airport, Trang (Koh Chang)
- Hatyai International Airport, Songkhla
Full list of Immigration checkpoints issuing Visa on Arrival for Taiwanese can be found here: Points where you can get Thailand Visa on Arrival.
New E-Visa Thailand
There is also a new e-Visa Thailand online application system for Thailand Visa on Arrival being implemented at the moment. This way of application is also available for Taiwanese. More info about the new online application system can be found here: E-Visa Thailand (E-VoA).
Detailed information about how to how to apply for e-Visa Thailand and how to fill in e-Visa application form correctly can be found here: Thailand eVisa Application: How to Apply for Thai eVisa.
HOT NEWS! This e-Visa Thailand system seems to have failed to live up expectations and the new Thailand eVisa on Arrival system was launched but it hardly improved the situation. More info: New Thailand eVisa on Arrival (eVOA) by VFS Global.
Other types of Thailand Visa for Taiwanese
If you're a citizen of Taiwan and planning to visit Thailand for more than 15 days, Visa on Arrival won't be suitable for you. You should get different type of Thailand Visa in advance that is available for Taiwanese and other nationalities.
In such a case you can get Thailand Single Entry Visa from Thailand Trade and Economic Office (TTEO) in Taipei. The fee of Thailand single entry visa is 1200 TWD. Thailand visa for Taiwanese can also be issued at Thai Embassies and Thai Consulates in other countries, such as Malaysia, Singapore etc.
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