Thailand Elite is an easy, simplified multiple entry visa for Thailand. It is available for individuals and families as a 5, 10 and 20 year option.
Thailand Elite visas offer a 5, 10 and 20 year visa option that allows residents to stay long term in Thailand hassle free.
Here are some of the perks you can enjoy from being a holder of the Thailand Elite Visa:
The application process requires each person to apply here. Once completed, there is a waiting period between 30-60 days for approval from the Immigration Department.
Please prepare the following:
You can submit these documents through email, or hard copy through postal mail.
Thailand Elite Visa applications can be processed and approved in 4 to 5 weeks. You will receive an email from Thailand Elite. For questions or follow-up on your application, feel free to message us via our live chat.
Affixing your Elite Visa can be done on:
You can select any of the 4 options in your application from our website.
At this time, the shortest Thailand Elite package is a (5) year visa.
You can open either a local Thai baht account, or a foreign currency account. However, the latter is only available with certain banks, and in certain localities within the kingdom.
Unfortunately not at this time.
Yes, a Thailand Elite Visa membership lets you open an account with any local bank. You only need to present your letter of membership, your membership card and your passport to open an account.
Yes. Anyone on a tourist visa can easily switch to a Thailand Elite visa as long as they have not overstayed in Thailand on their current visa.
Yes. All applicants can apply for a Thailand Elite Visa regardless of location.
Yes. There are affordable family visas available for 5, 10, 20 years.
Applications could take up to 4 months to be processed. You could expect a result after at least 30 days.
Effective 1 July 2022, all Thailand Elite members going to Thailand are not required to have health insurance or COVID insurance.
Effective 1 July 2022, all travelers going to Thailand are not required to have Thailand Pass.
Your Thailand Elite Visa will have a validity that reflects also the remaining validity of your passport. If your passport is only valid for three more years, your visa will only be valid for three more years and will be reset after renewal.
No. You have to make your exit, and face the penalties imposed before you can apply for membership.
Yes. If you would like to extend your current visa, there are a few options to choose from. If an applicant has purchased a 5 year visa in the past, they can extend another 15 years if they apply before the fifth year of the visa.
Special Entry Visa holders are required to make a report every 3 months with the Immigration authorities. As for Privilege Visa Entry holders, it can be done once every 365 days.
Email us with your flight details so we will know when to have Elite Personal Assistants (EPA) standing by upon your arrival or departure. You can also request Elite Personal Assistants service even if you are just having a couple of hours’ layover in Thailand.
It’s easy to distinguish your personal assistant upon arrival. They will be wearing a golden uniform, which will help tell them apart from airport staff. They will also be carrying a signboard with your name.
For now, Elite Personal Assistants service is only available at Suvarnabhumi, Chiang Mai and Phuket International.
Elite Personal Liaison service is accessible only in Bangkok.
Your Elite Personal Liaison can process the following on your behalf:
Elite Personal Liaison is free of charge for the first time you avail of the service. After that, there is a service fee of THB2000. Take note that Thailand Elite members are only allotted 3 hours’ of the Elite Personal Liaison’s time, so please furnish your requirements before availing to expedite each process.
Let us know the details of your reservation, i.e. the time, the name of the spa, service type, name of therapist, etc. and we’ll do the rest for you. Please make sure that you make a booking with us 6 hours ahead of the appointment with the spa.
Our call center staff will have to liaison with the spa and confirm that the chosen schedule is available. If not, we will get back to you with alternate options. If the reservation is made during the evening, confirmation will be in the morning.
Call our center, or email us, with the details of your activity. Please make the booking with us at least 7 days so we can liaise properly, as each golf course in the program have different policies or regulations governing bookings.
Yes. However, they will have to pay for their own fees with the club.
You will need the following:
Give us a call 3 days ahead of your appointment with the authorities so we can assist you with the letter.
The government has cracked down on overstaying aliens in the past years. Anyone found overstaying illegally will be subjected to a ban. This means that you won’t be able to enter Thailand within a specific period of time, dependent on how long you have been overstaying.
In addition, you’d also be made to pay penalties. The minimum is THB500 for every day that you overstayed, and up to THB20,000.
No. The Thailand Elite Visa is an implementation of the tourist visa. If you’re holding a non-immigrant visa, you don’t qualify. However, you can apply once your non-immigrant visa expires.
Yes. However, you have to apply for a non-immigrant working visa before you can seek employment in the Kingdom. It will not have an effect on the validity of your Thailand Elite visa.
A person who currently holds a volunteer visa or has a history of having a volunteer visa is not allowed to have an elite visa.
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|Cancellation / Amendment||2 hours|
|Cancellation / Amendment||24-168 hours*|
|*Depending on the policy of each golf course|
|Annual Health Check-Up|
|Cancellation / Amendment||5 hours|
– Elite Personal Assistant (EPA)
– Airport Transfer
|Service Reservation||– 24 hours prior to estimate arrival time
– 24 hours prior to pick-up time
|Cancellation / Amendment||– 12 hours prior to estimate arrival time
– 12 hours prior to pick-up time
|Visa Affixation Service|
|Reservation||5-7 working days prior to the appointment date excluding reservation date|
|Cancellation / Amendment||2 working days prior to the appointment date excluding reservation date|
|Long Haul Service|
|Reservation||24 hours prior to pick-up time|
|Cancellation / Amendment||12 hours prior to pick-up time|
|Elite Persona Liaison (EPL)
– Immigration Service
– Work Permit
– Driver’s License
– Bank Account Opening
|Reservation||5 working days prior to the appointment date. Excluding reservation date.|
|Cancellation / Amendment||2 working days prior to the appointment date. Excluding reservation date.|
|90 Days Report|
|Service Reservation||(Passport drop-off)
Mondays – 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Fridays – 1:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
*Applicable at Thailand Elite HQ*
|Cancellation / Amendment||N/A|