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Non-Immigrant Visa O-X (Long Stay 10 years)

  • This type of visa is issued to foreign nationals who intend to enter the Kingdom of Thailand for an extended period of time for their retirement and recreation. 

  • The visa holder is allowed to stay in Thailand for up to 10 years with multiple entries.

Eligibility 

  • The visa applicant must be at least 50 years old.

  • The applicant must be a national of one of the following countries:
    • Australia
    • Denmark
    • Germany
    • Finland
    • France
    • Italy
    • Japan
    • Canada
    • Netherlands
    • Norway
    • Sweden
    • Switzerland
    • United States of America
    • United Kingdom of Great Britain)
  • Applicant must NOT have prohibitive diseases (Leprosy, Tuberculosis, drug addiction, Elephantiasis, third phase of Syphilis) as indicated in the Ministerial Regulation No. 14 B.E. 2535

  • Applicant must deposit minimum assets of 3 million baht in a Thai bank.

    OR

  • The applicant must deposit a minimum of 1.8 million Baht assets in a Thai bank and also have a minimum income of 1.2 million Baht per year. If the visa holder has entered Thailand, the minimum amount of 3 million baht must be deposited in a Thai bank within one year.

  • The amount of money under (c) and (d) must rest in the bank account for at least 1 year before it can be withdrawn. Within the following year, at least 1.5 million baht must be left in the account. The amount can only be spent in Thailand.

  • Applicant must have a Thai Health Insurance Policy Certificate covering all expenditures of medical treatments (Outpatient benefit with a sum insured of not less than 40,000 THB, and Inpatient benefit with a sum insured of not less than 400,000 THB) including COVID-19 worth at least 100,000 USD 
    (must be specifically mentioned) 

    Applicants may consider buying Thai health insurance online at longstay.tgia.org
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Required document(s) 

  • Biodata page of Passport or Travel Document (The first page of the passport or travel document)
  • Passport photo (taken within the last six months. If the photo does not match your current appearance, you may be refused entry into the Kingdom of Thailand).

  • The declaration form must be filled out and signed.
    Declaration form can be downloaded from below

  • Police verification stating the applicant has no criminal record issued by the Norwegian Police
    (in English). The verification must not be more than three months old.
     
  • Medical Certificate from the country where the applicants apply visa stating that applicants don’t have any prohibited diseases as follows; Leprosy, Tuberculosis, Elephantiasis, drug addiction, the third stage of Syphilis. The medical certificate must be issued no longer than 3 months prior to the date of submission.

    Medical Certificate can be downloaded from below

  • Biography                
    CV in English

  • Financial evidence e.g.
    a) Certificate of bank deposit stating bank contact information, copy of bank book and bank statement which shows fixed deposit with the amount of not less than 3 million Baht deposited in Thai bank located in Thailand.

    OR

    b) Certificate of bank deposit stating bank contact information, copy of bank book and bank statement which shows fixed deposit with the amount of not less than 1.8 million Baht deposited in Thai bank located in Thailand and certificate of annual income with the amount of not less than 1.2 million Baht (local currency equivalent) per year.

    (Once the applicants enter Thailand, they must have accumulated money deposited in a Thai bank located in Thailand not less than 3 million Baht within 1 year.)

    c) The amount of money under (a) and (b) must rest in the bank account for at least 1 year before it can be withdrawn. Within the following year, at least 1.5 million baht must be left in the account. The amount can only be spent in Thailand.

  • Thai Health Insurance Policy Certificate covering all expenditures of medical treatments
    - Outpatient benefit with a sum insured of not less than 40,000 THB, and
    - Inpatient benefit with a sum insured of not less than 400,000 THB including COVID-19 worth at least 50,000 USD (must be specifically mentioned) 

  • The applicant is required to upload his / her passport pages which contain all travel records for the past 12 months (1 year) since the last international trip.

  • Applicant must apply for e-Visa via specific Embassy / Consulate conforming with his / her consular jurisdiction and residency. The applicant is required to upload documents that can verify his / her current residency. E.g. Passport or ID Card

  • Please upload a picture (selfie) of yourself holding the photo and information biodata page of the passport.

NB: The Consular Officers reserves the right to request additional documents if necessary or to invite the applicant to an interview. 

Accompanying spouses and children under 20 years of age can also apply for the Non-Immigrant Visa OX. 
Spouses (no minimum age required) must submit a copy of the marriage certificate and the documents from the bullets above. Children under 20 years of age must submit a copy of the birth certificate and the documents from bullets 1 - 4 and 8. 

The visa fee has to be paid for each application.

Validity

Travelers coming to Thailand with a Non-Immigrant O-X visa will be initially granted a stay permit of 5 years in the Kingdom according to the validity of the visa. After five years they can apply for an extension of five years.

Period of Stay

5 years from first entry (with an option to extend for a further 5 years), a total of 10 years

Visa fee(s)

MULTIPLE ENTRIES:          3000 NOK

Benefits of the Non-O-X visa holders

  • Can work as a volunteer (in accordance with the list of volunteer work as stipulated by the Department of Employment).

  • Can purchase vehicle (under the provision of laws on motor vehicles).

  • Can purchase condominiums (proceed in accordance with the Condominium Act).

Extension of Stay

Those who wish to stay longer or may wish to change their type of visa must file an application for permission at the Office of Immigration Bureau located on Government Center B, Chaengwattana Soi 7, Laksi, Bangkok 10210, Tel 0-2141-9889 (or at http://www.immigration.go.th). The extension of stay as well as the change of certain type of visa is solely at the discretion of the Immigration officer.

Downloadable Form(s) / Document(s)