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How to complete Arrival and Departure Cards


On the aircraft you will be given and Arrival and Departure Card to complete.  This is required for Thai Immigration.  You will need our correct address to do this so please print out the following Sample Arrival Card pdf file and keep it with your passport to help you fill out the forms when you receive them. Note this card is changing and I will try to update this when the new version is available


Sample Arrival Card this is a pdf file which will open in a new tab


Immigration keep the Arrival Card and staple the Departure Card in your passport.  You need to keep it there as they require it to match the Arrival Card when you leave Thailand.




This link opens a pdf file in a new tab giving details of Thai Immigration rules


Visa exemptions


Thailand does not require a visa for visitors from most countries for stays of up to 30 days (arriving by air).  This is the list of  these countries

Australia, Austria, Bahrain, Belgium, Brazil, Brunei, Darussalam. Canada, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland. France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, Indonesia, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, South Korea, Kuwait, Luxembourg, Liechtenstein. Malaysia, Monaco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Oman. Peru, Philippines, Portugal, Poland, Qatar, Singapore, Slovak, Slovenia, Spain, South Africa, Sweden, Switzerland. Turkey, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States of America, Vietnam


- Via airport, period of stay 30 days

- Via land border, period of stay 15 days

except Malaysian nationals who cross the borderline from Malaysia whose granted period of stay will not exceed 30 days each time

Notice: For a holder of this type of visa may apply for a 7 days extension of stay


This list may not be uptodate and can be viewed on the Thai Immigration website at https://www.immigration.go.thpage=voa follow the link if your country is not on the above list.  You can extend 7 days in addition to the 30 days.  If you want to stay more than 37 days there may be other options available for you.   Contact us to discuss them.