STV - Special Tourist Visa - 2021-2022

The Thai Government has setup the STV - A special tourist visa, especially for foreigners who wish to stay in Thailand for tourism purposes for long stay (less than a year). You can then renew this visa for up to 2 more times for a total uninterrupted stay of 270 days in Thailand without leaving.

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** NOTICE: The Special Tourist Visa program is renewed until September 2022 **

Here are the requirement for the Special Tourist Visa.

Period of Stay
You must want to enter Thailand for tourism purposes only.

Proof of Address
You must provide proof of address which must be any be one of the following:

  • Fully paid hotel reservation paid in advance. Should show the address of the hotel and booking details as well as Tax ID of the hotel. Should also include the email address and phone number of the hotel as well.
  • A residential lease in Thailand that has at least 2 months paid in advance (example rental of a condo for 6 months). Should show the landlord's name, contact info and Tax ID number in Thailand.
  • A mortgage on a property you've bought in Thailand
  • A title deed of a Condo you bought in Thailand.

Health Insurance
You need to have health insurance for the period of your stay in Thailand. For example, if you know you are going to stay for 90 days, you need to have 90 days worth of insurance. However if you think you are going to extend your stay for additional 90 day periods, then purchase health insurance before you arrive in thailand to match your anticipated time. You will need to have insurance in place when you extend your visa. 

Minimum insurance is 40,000 THB for Outpatient services and In-patient insurance of a minimum of 400,000 THB.

Other Requirements

  • Proof of residency in your home country (copy of passport, residency card, green card, etc)
  • Proof of no criminal record issued from your local Federal police officials (FBI or other in your country. Here is the link to request for USA residents.)
  • Medical certificate showing no prohibitive diseases

How to Apply
Put together all the above documents and find the website for your local Thai consulate to make an appointment. Confirm with the local Thai consulate if there are any other documents. Then you will be able to get your Special Tourist Visa no problem.

Please contact us for help with the Special Tourist Visa.

We will process the entire visa application and help you get your Thailand Pass for just 4,500 THB payable when everything is completed.

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