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Nationalities with Additional Requirements and Considerations

When applying for a visa to enter Thailand, additional requirements and considerations apply to nationals of the following 29 countries:

  1. China*
  2. Bangladesh**
  3. Nepal**
  4. Pakistan**
  5. Sri Lanka**
  6. Egypt**
  7. Iran**
  8. Lebanon**
  9. Palestine**
  10. Yemen**
  11. Algeria**
  12. Central African Republic**
  13. Cameroon**
  14. Republic of the Congo**
  15. Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)**
  16. Equatorial Guinea**
  17. Guinea**
  18. Ghana**
  19. Liberia**
  20. Libya**
  21. Sao Tome and Principe**
  22. Sierra Leone**
  23. Somalia**
  24. Sudan**
  25. Nigeria***
  26. North Korea****
  27. Afghanistan****
  28. Iraq****
  29. Syria****

*Chinese nationals intending to stay in Thailand for more than 90 days will be subject to a background check, which takes up to 1 week. Only Chinese nationals with residence in Myanmar may apply for a Tourist/Transit Visa to re-enter Thailand.  

**Nationals from this group of countries with no FRC will be subject to a background check and apporved by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, which takes up to 4 weeks. Therefore, the applicant is advised to apply for a visa at the Thai Embassy or Consulate-General in their home/residence country or at the designated Thai Embassy for faster consideration times. (This requirement may be waived for applicants under 18 years old at the discretion of the consular officer)

***Only Nigerian nationals with FRC  in Myanmar may apply for a visa from the Royal Thai Embassy, required to present a local background clearance certificate.  

****Only North Korean, Afghan, Iraqi and Syrian nationals with FRC wishing to apply for a visa from the Royal Thai Embassy will be subject to a background check, which takes up to 4 weeks.

*Visa may be granted, in special circumstances, only with approval from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs or concerned authorities in Thailand.