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Here are some of the common inquiries that we get about membership in the Thailand Elite Program:

What is a Thailand Elite Visa?

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.

How does Thai Elite Visa Work?

The Thailand Elite Visa is a program that offers foreign nationals the opportunity for extended stays in Thailand. Essentially, the visa works by allowing holders to stay in Thailand for longer than the typical tourist visa allows. The program offers different packages with varying benefits and durations, ranging from 5 to 20 years. To acquire the Thailand Elite Visa, you must apply through the program’s portal and complete an application form. After the screening process, successful applicants will receive their visa and can enjoy an extended stay in Thailand.

What are the benefits of the Thailand Elite Visa?

Here are some of the perks you can enjoy from being a holder of the Thailand Elite Visa:

  1. Stay up to one year in Thailand without making exits to satisfy regular visa requirements. 90-day extension also applies.
  2. Five-year validity, with multiple entries allowed.
  3. Access to the Elite Personal Liaison Service, which lets your personal assistant make an appearance for you after 90 days as per immigration rules.
What is the cheapest Thailand Elite Visa?

The Elite Easy Access package is the most affordable Thailand Elite Visa, priced at 600,000 Thai Baht and valid for a period of 5 years. This package offers various perks, including fast-track immigration, VIP airport services, and a government concierge.

How much is a 5 year Thailand Elite Visa?

The price of a 5-year Thailand Elite Visa ranges from 600,000 Thai Baht. This visa package provides an extended stay in Thailand and offers various benefits, including fast-track immigration, VIP airport services, government concierge, transfer service, and the option to add family members to the visa package. For more information, it’s suggested to check out the Elite Easy Access package.

How much is a 10 year Thai Elite visa?

The price of a 10-year Thailand Elite Visa ranges from 800,000 to 1 million Thai Baht. This visa package provides an extended stay in Thailand and offers various benefits, including VIP airport services, government concierge, transfer service, and the option to add family members to the visa package. For more information, it is recommended to check out the Elite Family Alternative and Elite Privilege Access packages.

How much is a 20 year Thai Elite visa?

The price of a 20-year Thailand Elite Visa ranges from 1 million to 2 million Thai Baht, depending on the benefits you choose to include in your visa package. This package provides a long-term stay in Thailand and comes with additional perks such as VIP airport services, government concierge, and more. For more details, it’s recommended to check out the Elite Superiority Extension and Elite Ultimate Privilege packages.

How to apply for a Thailand Elite Visa?

To apply for a Thailand Elite Visa, select your desired membership package. You will need to fill out the application form with your personal information and submit any required documentation. The application is free of charge.

Once your application has been submitted, it will go through a screening process, and if approved, you will receive an invoice for the membership fee. After the fee has been paid, you will receive your Thailand Elite Visa, which will allow you to stay in Thailand for an extended period of time and enjoy various benefits.

If you require assistance or have any questions, you can contact our team through email, phone, or live chat.

What documents do I need to submit?

Please prepare the following:

  1. A photocopy of the personal details section of your passport.
  2. A high resolution scanned copy of any valid ID.
  3. A duly-filled out application form.
  4. For immediately family of Core Members, a proof of relationship.
  5. A duly-filled out Personal Data Policy Form. Download the form here.

You can submit these documents through email, or hard copy through postal mail.

How do I pay for Thailand Elite?

Paying for Thailand Elite is a simple process. First, you need to choose the membership package that suits your needs and submit an application, which is free of charge. After your application is approved, you’ll receive an invoice for the membership fee. Thailand Elite accepts various payment methods, including wire transfers, credit cards, in-person payments at their office, and cryptocurrency.

Please take note that in accordance with the Anti – Money Laundering Act, B.E. 2542 (1999) (AMLA) and its amendment, a remittance of Thailand Elite Membership Application Fee must be completed in a single transaction only.

Also, the remittance should be made by the applicant himself/herself. Kindly note that the payment of the membership application fee from more than one account is not allowed.

If you require assistance or have any questions, you can contact their team through email, phone, or live chat.

Thailand Elite Visa Payment Update

We’re always working towards enhancing your experience with our Thailand Elite Visa services. To better accommodate your needs, we’ve updated our payment terms and introduced a new service. Here’s what’s changed:

Updated Payment Terms for Thailand Elite Visa

Payments for Thailand Elite Visa applications must now be made directly from the bank account of the visa applicant. During the payment process, please ensure this is the case. If the payment comes from a different account, the name of the visa applicant must be clearly specified in the transaction details.

New Escrow Service for Thailand Elite Visa Applicants

Understanding that some of our clients might encounter daily transfer limits, we’ve introduced an escrow service for Thailand Elite Visa applicants. If you’re unable to make the full payment due to these limits, we can accept the payment on your behalf.

Escrow Service Fee

The fee for our escrow service is 15,000 THB. This charge covers the administrative costs of handling your Thailand Elite Visa payments, including invoicing, fund transfers, and document preparation.

How to Use Our Escrow Service for Thailand Elite Visa

  1. Reach out to our support team via our website or call us at +66 (0) 89 979 8466.
  2. Provide us with your details and specify the Thailand Elite Visa package that you wish to apply for
  3. Our team will guide you through the process of making a payment through our escrow service.
  4. After confirming your payment, we will transfer the funds on your behalf and begin preparing the necessary documents for your Thailand Elite Visa application.

Thank you for your understanding and cooperation. If you need further assistance with your Thailand Elite Visa application or our new payment terms and services, please feel free to contact our customer support.

Where To Affix Your Elite Visa?

Affixing your Elite Visa can be done on:

  1. Upon arrival at Suvarnabhumi Airport (Bangkok)
  2. Upon arrival at Phuket Airport
  3. Chaeng Wattana Immigration Office
  4. Local Thai Embassy In Your Resident Country

You can select any of the 4 options in your application from our website.

What currency can you open a bank account in?

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.

I need a local bank account. Does my membership make me eligible?

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.

How much money should I have in my bank account to apply for Elite Visa?

There is no requirement to provide a bank statement when applying for an Elite Visa.

Can I apply credit card in Thailand?

Thailand Elite Visa members can now apply for a credit card through Bangkok Bank provided that they must present a passport, membership card or membership letter, and open a fixed deposit account with a minimum deposit of THB 50,000.

The fixed deposit account serves as a guarantee for the credit card and ensures that the bank can recover any outstanding debt in case of default.

I’m currently have a tourist visa, can I apply for Thailand Elite Visa?

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.

Can I apply Thailand Elite Visa while in Thailand?

Yes. All applicants can apply for a Thailand Elite Visa regardless of location.

Does Thailand Elite Visa require health insurance?

Effective 1 July 2022, all Thailand Elite members going to Thailand are not required to have health insurance or COVID insurance.

My passport has less than five years of validity. What happens when I am enrolled as a member?

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.

Can I apply for the Thailand Elite Visa if I have overstayed?

No. You have to make your exit, and face the penalties imposed before you can apply for membership.

Can I extend the validity of my Thailand Elite Visa?

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.

After how many days should I apply for stay of extension?

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.

How can I request personal assistant service for arrival?

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.

How can I tell the Thailand Elite Visa personal assistants from regular airport staff?

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.

At which airports can I request Elite Personal Assistants service?

For now, Elite Personal Assistants service is only available at Suvarnabhumi, Chiang Mai and Phuket International.

What services can my Elite Personal Liaison do for me?

Your Elite Personal Liaison can process the following on your behalf:

  1. Driver’s license application
  2. New passport processing for new Thailand Elite Visa members
  3. Extension of stay
  4. Opening of bank account at Bangkok Bank
How can I avail of my complimentary spa service?

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.

How soon can we get confirmation of our reservation?

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.

How can I avail of complimentary golf green fees?

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.

Can I bring guests along with me to play?

Yes. However, they will have to pay for their own fees with the club.

What paperwork should I prepare for the 90-day report?

You will need the following:

  1. A 2-inch by 2-inch photograph
  2. A letter of endorsement from the Thailand Elite program
  3. TM6 and TM7
  4. Thailand Elite passport

Give us a call 3 days ahead of your appointment with the authorities so we can assist you with the letter.

What will the authorities do if I don’t make the 90-day report?

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.

Can you buy property on Thai elite visa?

Yes, it is possible to purchase property in Thailand while holding a Thailand Elite Visa. Many foreign nationals use the visa program to invest in Thai real estate. However, it’s important to note that the visa does not provide any additional property rights or privileges. The rules for property ownership in Thailand can be complex, and ownership may be subject to certain conditions and restrictions. It is recommended to seek guidance from a qualified lawyer or real estate agent to fully understand the regulations and requirements surrounding property ownership in Thailand.

Can I apply for Elite Visa if I'm currently holding or have a history of having a volunteer visa?

A volunteer visa will disqualify you from the Elite Visa program.

List of countries that are non-eligible for the Thailand Elite

UN Sanction List (27 countries)

East Asia

  • North Korea

South Asia and Central Asia

  • Afghanistan
  • Nepal
  • Pakistan
  • Sri Lanka

Middle East

  • Egypt
  • Iraq
  • Iran
  • Lebanon
  • Libya
  • Palestine
  • Syria
  • Yemen


  • Algeria
  • Central Africa
  • Cameroon
  • Congo
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Equatorial Guinea
  • Guinea
  • Ghana
  • Liberia
  • Nigeria
  • Sao Tome and Principe
  • Sierra Leone
  • Somalia
  • Sudan

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Terms and Condition of Privileges
The terms and conditions for Privileges in the E-Privilege shall be incorporated into and form part of the relevant Thailand Elite Membership Agreement (“Agreement”) for each Member. Words defined in the Agreement shall have the same meanings as in the E-Privilege.
Unless otherwise stated in the relevant Agreement for each Member, the following general terms and conditions of privileges will apply:
  1. Prior to usage of any Privilege hereunder, the Member is required to present their card to the relevant Service Providers, as the card is a proof of your Membership identity. The card is non-transferable, and can only be used by the Member whose name and photo appears on the card.
  2. Signatures as appearing on: a) the reverse side of the card, b) on the Thailand Elite Membership application form, and c) in the passport, will be required from the Member for the use of any services, benefits and privileges in the E-Privilege.
  3. Benefits, privileges and services as well as Service Providers in the E-Privilege may be changed from time-to-time by the participating company(the“ Company”) without prior notice. Therefore, please contact the Member Contact Center to confirm the availability of the privileges and/or make a reservation prior to using any services, benefits and privileges.
  4. Certain services, benefits, and privileges of the relevant Service Providers are occasionally offered for an exclusive period of time. As a result, the availability of services, benefits, and privileges of these Service Providers may normally be modified and/or suspended and/or cancelled from time-to-time without prior notice.
  5. Pursuant to the terms and conditions as stated in the E-Privilege, should the Member cancel a reservation for certain services, the Member must notify the Member Contact Center well in advance, otherwise the Member shall be obliged to pay the penalty to Thailand Privilege Card Co., Ltd.at the applicable rate for the relevant privileges as stated in the E-Privilege. In the event that the Member accrues “no shows” or “late cancellations”, all privileges may be suspended until the Member pays all penalties and submits proof of the payment to Thailand Privilege Card Co., Ltd.
  6. The Member agrees to incur any fees, charges, or other payment as stipulated in the Agreement, or the E-Privilege, or as imposed by the Service Providers within the time specified by the Service Providers or Thailand Privilege Card Co., Ltd.
  7. All invoices for the fees, charges or any other payment owed by the Member to Thailand Privilege Card Co., Ltd. will be sent to the Member as necessary.
  8. As stipulated in the Agreement, Thailand Privilege Card Co., Ltd. shall have the right to take appropriate action and/or withdraw all rights and privileges conferred to the Member and/or cancel the Membership should there be a breach of the relevant Agreement.
  9. The E-Privilege may be amended by Thailand Privilege Card Co., Ltd. on a regular basis. The Member agrees to comply with the terms and conditions as stipulated in the latest E-Privilege.
  10. The Member agrees and acknowledges that at any time, and at Thailand Privilege Card Co., Ltd. discretion, Thailand Privilege Card Co., Ltd. may waive its right to demand of the Member any compliance with the terms and conditions of the relevant Agreement and/or terms and conditions of the E-Privilege. Such a waiver shall not affect any right of Thailand Privilege Card Co., Ltd. to enforce the terms and conditions of the relevant Agreement and the terms and conditions of the E-Privilege at any time in the future.
  11. Any of the privileges may be cancelled if they run counter to the laws of Thailand.
Service Reservation and Cancellation Policy (Updated December 2021)
Reservation 3 hours
Cancellation / Amendment 2 hours
Reservation 24-168 hours*
Cancellation / Amendment 24-168 hours*
*Depending on the policy of each golf course
Annual Health Check-Up
Reservation 24 hours
Cancellation / Amendment 5 hours
Airport Service
– Elite Personal Assistant (EPA)
– Arrival
– Departure
– 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.
(Passport pick-up)
Fridays – 1:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
*Applicable at Thailand Elite HQ*
Cancellation / Amendment  N/A

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