Visa Application

Visa Application

Nationals of the following countries may enter Thailand by air without a visa for a visit of up to 30 days. Entering Thailand by land may only get you a visa valid for 15 days. Argentina(90 days), Australia, Austria, Bahrain, Belgium, Brazil(90 days), Brunei, Cambodia(14 days), Canada, Chile(90 days), Czech, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, Indonesia, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Kuwait, Laos, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Macau, Malaysia, Mongolia, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Oman, Peru(90 days), Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Qatar, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, South Korea(90 days), Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States of America and Vietnam. Nationals from the following countries can obtain a visa on arrival and stay for up to 15 days. Andorra, Bhutan, Bulgaria, China, Cyprus, Ethiopia, India, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Maldives, Malta, Mauritius, Romania, Saudi Arabia, San Marino, Taiwan, Ukraine and Uzbekistan. If you overstay your visa you will have to pay 500Bht per day at the border/airport. If you get caught by the police anywhere else you are looking at MINIMUM a few days in a Thai prison. Overstaying (even by one day) may result in prison, trial and deportation. You cannot stay for more than 90 days in a 180 day period if you entered on a "visa exemption" program, this does not apply to days entered on a visa obtained from an embassy or consulate. If you are from a non ASEAN nation and crossing by land you can only enter Thailand twice in one calender year without a visa. So either fly in/out or get a visa.

Visa to Thailand

Official site for Visa requirements

Thailand Embassies and Consulates


Invitation Letter

The invitation letter will be issued after the successful registration.
Your name must be listed exactly as it appears on your passport. Any differences between the name on your passport and the name on your invitation letter or other documentation could lead to a delay and/or denial of your visa.
Please note ICBDC Conferences and the organizing committee of the conference are not authorized to assist with the VISA process beyond providing the Notification of Invitation Letter issued by ICBDC Conferences and conference Committee Board. Should your application be denied, ICBDC Conferences and the organizing committee of the conference cannot change the decision of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, nor will ICBDC Conferences and the organizing committee of the conference engage in discussion or correspondence with the MOFA or the Embassy on behalf of the applicant. The registration fee cannot be refunded when the VISA application of individual being denied.
It takes around one month for the Embassy to process the VISA application, please register as early as you can to make sure you have enough time.