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How to apply for Thailand visa

Thailand continues to be a favourite tourist destination among Indians for its cultural wonders and natural beauty. While we keep planning that dream trip every now and then, we step back fearing the uphill task of getting a visa! Getting a Thailand visa for Indians is now an uncomplicated process. You can apply for Thailand visa offline or apply for Thailand tourist visa on arrival, but why stand in long queues when you can get your visa beforehand? Apply for your Thailand tourist visa online through MakeMyTrip to save time at Immigration.

If you are confused about the Thailand visa fees because every agent quotes a different price, or worried about the complicated paper work, here’s a complete guide on how to get a Thailand tourist visa for that awesome trip you’ve long been waiting for.


Upload these documents and fill form online

Upload soft copies of the mentioned documents to get your Thailand visa



Complete Payment

Pay for your Thailand visa fees using the mode of payment of your choice.


Get your visa on your email

Once approved, we will send you your e-visa via email.


Thailand Frequently Asked Questions


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  • Is the end-to-end process entirely online as stated above.

    Yes. Right from document submission to getting your visa in your inbox, this is a 100% automated solution which we have designed. However, do keep in mind that the embassy might require some additional documents for which our agents will get in touch with you and you will need to send them via email.
  • Does MakeMyTrip guarantee a confirmed visa?

    No, MakeMyTrip acts as a facilitator and does not guarantee the outcome of the visa. The ultimate authority to grant/refuse a visa rests with the respective embassy/consulate
  • How will I keep track of my visa?

    We will keep you informed via SMS, email and WhatsApp about the status of your visa. In addition, feel free to contact us via email or call us on our helpline in case you have any doubts.
  • Can I cancel my visa in case there is a change in plans?

    Yes, you can cancel till such time the visa is not sent to the embassy for processing. In these cases MakeMyTrip will refund the embassy fee back to you, but will keep the convenience fee portion.
  • How will I receive my visa

    Once approved, your visa will be shared with you over email. You will also be able to download this visa from the MyTrips section in the mobile application.

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How to apply for Thailand visa

In addition to the traditional Thailand visa, now you can also apply for the E-visa for Thailand, which is extremely easy to apply for. Now you don’t have to wait for weeks! With the seamless online process, you can get your visa in your inbox, in just a few days.

The best way to apply for your Thailand visa, is through MakeMyTrip. You will not have to deal with middle-men, and since the entire application process takes place through a credible platform, as opposed to the traditional approach, there is no risk of visa fraud and fake visas.

How to apply for Thailand visa online through MakeMyTrip

Follow the steps given below to apply for your Thailand tourist visa online:

  1. Go to the ‘Visa’ section on the MakeMyTrip app, and select 'Thailand'.
  2. Select your ‘date of entry’ and ‘date of exit’.
  3. Select the number of travellers and click on ‘Apply’.
  4. Upload soft copies of the documents mentioned below to get your Thailand visa:
    • Passport Front
      • Upload a coloured copy of the front page of your passport
      • Your passport should be valid for 6 months from the date of your entry in Thailand
    • Passport Back
      • Upload a coloured copy of the back page of your passport
    • Photograph
      • Upload your coloured passport size photograph taken against a white background
      • Ensure that you are not wearing spectacles, headgear, etc. in the photograph
    • E-Tickets
      • Upload a copy of your return flight ticket
    • Accommodation details
      • Upload a copy of your hotel booking

    Note: In case additional documents are required by the Embassy, our agents will get in touch with you.

  5. Pay your Thailand visa fees using the mode of payment of your choice.
  6. Get your Thailand visa on e-mail.

You can also keep track of your Thailand visa status through the MakeMyTrip app.

Thailand Visa Process

After your booking is confirmed, we will send your Thailand visa application to the Embassy. The approval process for Thailand visa usually takes 3 to 5 working days. However, in a few exceptional cases, the Immigration Centre may require some additional documents, which could lead to a delay in processing your Thailand visa.

You can apply for your Thailand visa anytime through MakeMyTrip. However, we will forward your documents to the Embassy for processing only 30 days prior to your departure, to ensure that it is valid at the time of your travel.

You can cancel your Thailand visa application at any time, till your documents are submitted to the embassy. Post the submission of your application, there will be no cancellation or refund.

Documents required at the time of Thailand immigration:

  1. Original passport
  2. Print out of your Thailand e-visa
  3. Onward or return air tickets
  4. Accommodation proof

Types of Thailand visa for Indians

There are different types of Thailand visa for Indians. They include:

  1. Tourist Visa
  2. One Year Non-Immigrant Visa
  3. One Year Non-Immigrant Visa
  4. Marriage Visa and Retirement Visa
  5. Business Visa
  6. Permanent Resident Visa

Through MakeMyTrip, you can apply for the 15 Days Single Entry Thailand tourist visa, which implies:

  • You can enter Thailand once and stay a for maximum of 15 days from the date of entry
  • You have to enter Thailand within 30 days from the date of your visa approval

Normal Thailand visa processing takes 3 to 5 working days

Thailand visa fees

If you apply through MakeMyTrip for the 15 Days Single Entry Visa, the Thailand visa fees would be ₹1499*.

Thailand visa fees breakup:

Visa Embassy Fee: ₹ 1320

Convenience Fee: ₹ 152

GST Amount: ₹ 27

Note: In case your visa is rejected by the Thai Embassy, the Thailand visa fees will not be refunded.

*Embassy fees/taxes/other charges are subject to change without prior notice.

We help you get your visa without the hassle of sending your original passport, so you can easily plan a fun trip to Thailand without any worries.