Non-Immigrant B Visa
(Conducting business, conference and employment)
Non – Immigrant Visa “B” is issued to applicants who wish to enter Thailand for the purpose of conducting business, conference or employment.
Types of Non-Immigrant Visa
1. Single-Entry: valid for entering Thailand once within 3 months from the date of application. The period of stay is up to 90 days.
2. Multiple-Entry (only available for conducting business): valid for entering Thailand multiple times within 1 year from the date of application. The period of stay is up to 90 days for each visit.
- Passport or travel document with validity not less than 6 months
- Visa application form completely filled out and signed
- Recent 3.5 cm x 4.5 cm photograph of the applicant
- Financial statement, including Bank statement or book bank
- Business related documents as follows:
Conducting business (mutiple entries)
Employment in Thailand
- A letter from the employer in Thailand, requesting the Royal Thai Embassy to issue appropriate visa for the applicant, indicating details of employment, including position, salary and length of contract. And a copy of Thai ID of the person signing the letter.
- A work permit or an approval letter from the Department of Employment regarding the “WP3” form submitted on behalf of the applicant by the employer (Japanese nationals are exempted in accordance with JTEPA),
- Evidence of the applicant’s professional qualifications and work experience
- A work permit of the applicant’s previous employment or its certified copy (compulsory for an applicant who had worked in Thailand)
- Copy of corporate documents e.g. 1) List of shareholders 2) Business registration and business license 3) Details of business operations 4) List of foreign employees, nationalities and positions 5) Address of the company 6) Balance sheet, statement of Income Tax and Business Tax (Por Ngor Dor 50 and Por Ngor Dor 30) of the latest year 7) Alien income tax return (Por Ngor Dor 91) and 8) Value-added tax registration (Por Por 20). These documents must be signed by an authorized person and stamped with a company’s seal. A copy of Thai ID of the authorized person must also be submitted.
Teaching in Thailand
- A letter from the institution/school signed by an authorized person and stamped with the institution/school’s seal, requesting the Royal Thai Embassy to issue appropriate visa for the applicant. And a copy of Thai ID of the person signing the letter.
- A letter of approval from the relevant government agency, e.g. the Office of the Private Education Commission or the Office of the Basic Education Commission
- A letter of acceptance from the institution/school or a signed employment contract
- A police certificate or a criminal record clearance issued by authorities of the applicant’s country of nationality or residence (issued within three months prior to the date of visa application and should be notarized by an authorized body or a diplomatic or consular mission)
- Evidence of professional qualifications and work experience
- A copy of institution/school license or registration (private school/institution)
- A copy of institution/school appointment of its director (private school/institution)
Professional sport player
- Approval by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Thailand is required prior to submitting a visa application.
- Evidence of previous overseas employment in English and certified by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the applicant’s country of residence or relevant authorities
Training or internship
- A letter from the sponsoring company/organization in Thailand, requesting the Royal Thai Embassy to issue appropriate visa for the applicant, indicating details of training or internship, including duration, scope of training/internship and payment (if any). And a copy of Thai ID of the person signing the letter.
- Copy of corporate documents (See above)
- If the training or internship is part of an academic curriculum, a letter from the applicant’s university/academic institution confirming the requirement and requesting the Royal Thai Embassy to issue appropriate visa for the applicant. In this case, the applicant will be issued with Non-Immigrant “ED” visa.
Conducting business or attending a conference
Documents from Thai side
- Documents from host company/organization in Thailand
- An invitation letter, stating the applicant’s purpose of visit and duration of stay in Thailand. And a copy of Thai ID of the person signing the letter.
- Company/organization’s registration documents
Documents from Myanmar side
- A letter from the current employer, confirming the applicant’s current position, salary, purpose of visit, and duration of stay in Thailand. And a copy of ID of the person signing the letter.- Company/organization’s registration documents- In case of a business owner, a letter of intent financial statements and evidence of business ownership
Consular Officer reserves the right to request addition documents or interview as necessary.
80 USD (single entry)
200 USD (multiple entries)
** non-refundable in any case
3 months (single entry)
1 year (multiple entries)
Period of Stay
Holders of this type of visa are initially granted a period of stay in the Kingdom not exceeding 90 days unless otherwise instructed by the Office of Immigration Bureau
Extension of Stay
Those who wish to stay longer or may wish to change their type of visa must apply for permission at the Office of Immigration Bureau located at Government Complex Building B, Chaengwattana Soi 7, Laksi, Bangkok 10210, Tel 0-2141-9889 or http://www.immigration.go.th. The extension of stay as well as the change of certain types of visas is solely at the discretion of the immigration officer.
All Passport holders can apply for a visa with us. However, Passport holders of certain countries will have additional requirements, please see here: https://yangon.thaiembassy.org/en/publicservice/46282-information-for-non-resident?page=5d7d27c315e39c2e64001f85&menu=5d9ee5a7181a3f3e104e545d