Transit Visa

Transit Visa

 Purpose of Visit:  This type of visa is issued to applicants who wish to enter the Kingdom of Thailand for the following purposes:

  •  Transiting through Thailand’s airports exceeding 12 hours before proceeding to a third country of destination or returning to your home country – Category “TS” (Requiring a copy of outbound ticket to a third country)
  •  Participating in sports activities – Category “S” (Requiring a letter of invitation from the concerned organization in Thailand)
  •  Captain or crew of a conveyance coming to a port, station or area in Thailand – Category “C” (Requiring a letter of verification from the concerned airline)

  Validity of a Visa:  The validity of a visa is 3 months.

 Period of Stay: Travelers will be permitted to stay in Thailand for a period of not exceeding 30 days.

Visa Processing Fee:

  • SINGLE ENTRY             :           $45.00 AUD per application
  • MULTIPLE ENTRY             :         $490.00 AUD per application

 Documents Required:

  • Your actual Passport or Travel Document. (Passport or Travel Document must not expire within 6 months and contain at least ONE completely empty visa page);
  • A completed and signed application FORM A;
  • One passport-size photograph (3.5 x 4.5 cm.) taken within 6 months with a full-face view without hat or glasses. (Photocopy not accepted);
  • A copy of the biographic page of your passport or travel document;
  • A copy of airline ticket confirming the date of your arrival to Thailand and your departure from Thailand to the third country of destination;
  • If you are not an Australian citizen, a proof of Australia Electronic Visa is required.

 For Double Entries:  A copy of airline ticket confirming the date of your second entry into Thailand within the validity period of visa.

 Submitting Application by Mail:

  • Send all required documents to Royal Thai Consulate General Hobart Tasmania
  • A self-addressed return envelope must be provided.
  • Payment in a Money Order made payable to “the Royal Thai Consulate General Hobart Tasmania” Cash not accepted. (You can buy a Money Order from the post office)

 Disclaimer:  Consular officers reserve the right to request additional documents as deemed necessary as well as reject any application without having to provide reason.

 Extension of Stay: An extension of stay can be requested at the Office of the Immigration Bureau located at

  •             Government Center-Chaengwattana
  •             Building B, No. 120 Moo 3, Chaengwattana Road
  •             Tungsonghong Sub-District, Lak-si District
  •             Bangkok 10210
  •             Tel (662) 141-9889  Fax (662) 143-8228
  •            www.immigration.go.th

The extension of stay and change of certain types of visa is at the discretion of the immigration officer.