Thailand visa for Indians (Visa on Arrival)

Thailand visa for Indians (Visa on Arrival)
| Updated on Jan 11, 2019
Congratulations! If you are reading this, it probably means your trip to Thailand is just around the corner.

The good news: Thailand released visas on arrival for the citizens of 21 countries. India is one of the few members of the list BUT, to get this benefit all you need to do is fill this aplication form.

If you're an Indian passport holder wishing to discover Thailand for a period no longer than 15 days, you can apply for a Thailand Visa on Arrival.

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What are the requirements?

What you need:

  • Valid passport – Take a look at its expiry date. The passport needs to keep its validity for at least another month from your date of departure to Thailand.

  • Return flight ticket – The immigration officer will ask you to show a confirmed return flight ticket that proves your return within those 15 days.

  • Proof of accommodation – A hotel reservation or a signed letter from a host that says you have a place to stay while in the country.

  • Valid e-mail address – once you fill this aplication form, they will send you an application form that you need to fill in before your trip. Make sure that the address you provide is valid.

  • Means of payment – by applying online, you must pay a service fee to iVisa. You can make the payment using a credit card, a debit card or via Paypal.

IN THAILAND you may also be required to state the purpose of your trip. The officers there just need to make sure that you will not be staying longer than your visa allows you (15 days.)

The application process

EASY MODE: Fill this aplication form and wait for your visa to arrive via email.

FIRST: Provide your general information like name, address, passport info, some information about your trip, and so on.

SECOND: Choose a processing time that best suits your needs. The options are as follows:

  1. Standard processing – travelers who apply online often select this option because it costs less than the other two. The total amount is $20, and your application takes just 1 business day to be processed.

  2. Rush processing – this option shortens the waiting time to only 2 hours. The cost, however, is a bit higher. This option costs $50.

  3. Super Rush processing – this is the fastest option you can hope for. It costs $70, but your application is processed in as little as 15 minutes.

THIRD: Make a payment to iVisa and revise step one. Keep in mind that you cannot make any corrections once your application is processed, so if you make mistakes, you need to start over.

NOTE: you can apply online using iVisa only if you travel to Thailand by air and you land at Suvarnabhumi airport in Bangkok.


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“i need visa”
matusala samuel kifle (125 days ago)
“Dear Matusala, As Indian citizen you can apply for your Thai visa in advance. During your application, you must have your passport with at least 1-month validity, an address in Thailand (must verify address) and a credit/debit card or PayPal account for payment. After you complete your application, we will provide your pre-registration document. Upon arrival you will need to present the following to receive your actual visa: (01) Return flight ticket (within 15 days), (02) Printed pre-registration document we provide (black and white is sufficient), (03) Immigration card (arrival and departure) and (04) Cash for each traveler in your group (2,000 THB in Thai currency) for the visa stamping fee upon arrival. Apply for the Thailand Visa on Arrival here: https://www.ivisa.com/thailand-e-visa?country=IN”
iVisa Support (125 days ago)
“Thank you for sharing such great information. It has help me in finding out more detail about Thailand Visa On Arriva”
rita (109 days ago)
“Thank you for sharing such great information. It has help me in finding out more detail about Thailand Visa On Arriva”
rita (109 days ago)
“Do I need to carry photograph, even when I have filled online VISA on Arrival form? ”
Vijayant (62 days ago)
“Dear Vijayant: Even when it is not specified by the Thai Embassy, many travelers who have applied for the VOA online have been asked for a photo upon arrival. For that reason, we do suggest our travelers carry 2 photos. The photo specification is not an issue as long as it is visible and clear. You start completing the VOA form here: https://www.ivisa.com/apply-online/thailand”
iVisa Support (61 days ago)
“Is it must to apply online for visa on arrival. Can’t it be done at immigration check point. And is visa on arrival possible at Phuket airport?”
Mudasir (18 days ago)
“we are landing in phuket on 26th of january 2019.. are we eligible for visa fee exemption for tourists”
vaibhav (18 days ago)
“Dear Vaibhav, please check with our system on ivisa.com. Thank you for choosing iVisa!”
Alessandra Pinto - iVisa (13 days ago)
“Hi, iam planning to travel to Bangkok for a conference on the 19th January 2019 for 3 days, my passport expires in May 2019, can I get on arrival Visa”
Nanjundeshwar Pathi (13 days ago)
“Dear Mudasir, we recommend you to have your e-visa ready to avoid the lines and any other possible complication. Thank you for choosing iVisa!”
Alessandra Pinto - iVisa (12 days ago)
“Dear Nanjundeshwar, you need to renew your passport and then apply for a e-visa. Thank you for choosing iVisa!”
Alessandra Pinto - iVisa (11 days ago)