Single Entry Tourist Visa Update – Please Read Carefully

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Royal Thai Consulate Dublin is not open. We are not able to answer your queries so we have collated the information below. Please read it carefully.

Last updated 30 December 2020

 

THE ROYAL THAI CONSULATE DUBLIN WILL NOT BE OPEN TO THE PUBLIC FOR THE FORESEEABLE FUTURE.

WE CAN ONLY ISSUE SINGLE ENTRY TOURIST VISAS AND ON A LIMITED BASIS.

ANY VISA EXTENSION IS AT THE DISCRETION OF THE IMMIGRATION OFFICER IN THAILAND.

PLEASE CONTACT THE ROYAL THAI EMBASSY LONDON FOR INFORMATION ON NON-IMMIGRANT/MULTIPLE ENTRY  TOURIST VISAS/REGARDING THAI PASSPORTS/ CERTIFICATE OF ENTRY OR AIRLINE REQUIREMENTS

THE 30-DAY VISA EXEMPTION IS NOW OPEN-SEE LINK BELOW FOR MORE INFO

https://london.thaiembassy.org/en/publicservice/119247-requirements-for-certificate-of-entry-during-travel-restriction?page=5d6636cd15e39c3bd00072dd&menu=5f4b6eb3f6ae4b236972c562

 

Issuance of Single-Entry Tourist Visas can only begin (COVID-19 depending), from the 1st December 2020.

 

APPLICATION PROCESS AND REQUIREMENTS TO ENTER THAILAND

STEP 1: VISA

No refunds or transfers on visas can be given. We strongly advise that you check the requirements below before applying for a Single-Entry Tourist Visa.

1.       Check that you meet all the COE requirements; https://london.thaiembassy.org/en/publicservice/application-for-certificate-of-entry-to-thailand-for-non-thai-nationa?page=5d6636cd15e39c3bd00072dd&menu=5f4b6eb3f6ae4b236972c562

2.       Check that you meet all the airline requirements; https://london.thaiembassy.org/en/publicservice/application-for-certificate-of-entry-to-thailand-for-non-thai-nationa?page=5d6636cd15e39c3bd00072dd&menu=5f4b6eb3f6ae4b236972c562 

3.       Ensure you have valid travel insurance. Many travel insurance policies will not cover COVID-19 and are void if the DFA Security Travel Status advises not to travel. Applicants can also buy insurance in Thailand; https://covid19.tgia.org/ 

4.       Check that your passport nationality allows you to obtain a visa from us; https://www.thaiconsulateireland.com/types-of-visa/

5.       Print and fill out an application form from our website; https://www.thaiconsulateireland.com/apply-for-a-visa/ 

Put in an envelope with the below documents;

  •       Passport in good condition and valid for at least 6 months after the date of entry in Thailand
  •       Two recent passport photos stapled to the top right-hand corner of your application
  •       Recent bank statement showing sufficient funds of €3,500 per person
  •       Cash payment or postal order for €40.50 ( Euro only )

6.       Email thaiconsulateireland@richmondmarketing.com to make an appointment for visa issuance.

***Please note, as the Consulate is not open, it may take longer than usual to respond. We will check emails on a weekly basis. Please ensure you allow sufficient time before your departure flight for the application process.***

 

STEP 2: BOOK QUARANTINE

Once you receive the visa, you must book a 14-day quarantine, at your own expense, in the Alternative State Quarantine in Chonburi. Prices start at 27,000 Baht.

We cannot assist with the ASQ booking. Further information can be found at THAIest; https://thaiest.com/blog/list-of-alternative-state-quarantine-asq-hotels-thailand

 

STEP 3: CERTIFICATE OF ENTRY

A Certificate of Entry (COE) must be obtained from the Royal Thai Embassy in London to enter Thailand. Apply for COE at the Royal Thai Embassy; https://coethailand.mfa.go.th/regis/step?language=en

We cannot assist with obtaining the COE. Please direct any queries regarding the COE to the Royal Thai Embassy in London; visa@thaiembassyuk.org.uk.

 

STEP 4: AIRLINE REQUIREMENTS

  • The following must be presented to the airline and to officers in Thailand;
  • The Certificate of Entry 
  • Declaration form; https://image.mfa.go.th/mfa/0/umufy3EgqL/2.1__DF__Non-Thai_7_July.pdf
  • Fit to Fly health certificate, issued within 72 hours before departure. This is a statement by a doctor that you are free from symptoms and fit to fly (must be separate from COVID test).
  • COVID-19 test result, with a laboratory output indicating that COVID -19 is not detected (COVID test must be by RT-PCR method), issued within 72 hours before departure.
  • Copy of your health insurance policy showing cover for COVID-19, no less than 100,000 USD cover and validity despite DFA security travel status.
  • Copy of your confirmed booking at an ASQ hotel
  • T.8 Form; https://image.mfa.go.th/mfa/0/umufy3EgqL/T8new.pdf

Please only contact us by email to make an appointment if you can meet all of the above requirements. We cannot remain responsible before or after issuing a visa if the Irish or Thai governments put in place further restrictions regarding travel. All visas are non-returnable/non-transferable and non-refundable once issued.

Any queries regarding Multiple Entry/Non-Immigrant Visas or COE/Airline requirements need to be directed towards the Royal Thai Embassy in London. Unfortunately, we cannot provide any further information than what is listed above. Please also note, Consulates are not able to renew/issue Thai passports, this can only be done through the Royal Thai Embassy, London.

Foreign nationals who are stuck in Thailand due to the reduction in outbound flights should contact the local immigration office in their area immediately. For further assistance, any Irish nationals can speak with the Irish Embassy in Bangkok; https://www.dfa.ie/irish-embassy/thailand/

For the latest updates, please visit the Royal Thai Embassy in London; http://www.thaiembassy.org/london/en/service or DFA government advice; https://www.dfa.ie/travel/travel-advice/a-z-list-of-countries/thailand/

This post will be updated as soon as we receive any further information.

 

Kindest Regards

MARIA BRADLEY, THE ROYAL THAI CONSULATE DUBLIN

UNIT 43 O’CASEY AVENUE, PARKWEST, NANGOR ROAD, DUBLIN 12.

T 353 1 643 6468 

THAICONSULATEIRELAND@RICHMONDMARKETING.COM

W WWW.THAICONSULATEIRELAND.COM

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