Obtaining a Visa for Thailand

Easy to obtain whether you’re flying in or coming overland. Here’s how…

Flying In visa on arrival.

With no prior arrangements a 30day visa will be issued upon arrival.

Overland border crossing.

With no prior arrangements a 15 days visa will be issued at any overland border crossing from Cambodia, Laos, Malaysia and Myanmar.

A 60 day tourist visa can be obtained very easily from Malaysia. In particular Kuala Lumpur or Georgetown in Penang (North west Peninsular Malaysia). I recommend Penang as it is a culturally fascinating place to visit with incredibly diverse food. You can cheat and arrange for your hotel to fully organise your visa for a few dollars or visit the embassy yourself and have access to a new country within a day!

Address: Royal Thai Consulate-General.

No. 1 Jalan Tunku Abdul Rahman,

10350,

Penang

Days to Obtain visa: Make a drop off of your application in the morning from 9am-12pm. Pick up times are between 3.30pm and 4pm that afternoon.

Requirements: Approx $40 Cash (or 110 Malaysian Ringgit), 2 passport photos, a photocopy of your passport pages.

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Rebecca Mayoll is a ‘just turned 30’ freelance writer and photographer from England. She is the co-founder and author of straightondetour.com, a travel website with the mantra ‘find your own adventure.’ Promoting adventurous destinations, independent travel and giving a humorous insight to the World of travel is what Becky does best.

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