Thailand has extended its free visa on arrival scheme till October According to the Interior Ministerial Announcements, passport holders from Bhutan, China, India, Saudi Arabia, Taiwan, Ukraine & other countries visiting Thailand for a vacation are entitled to apply for VoA at designated immigration checkpoints, which will allow tourists to enter the country for the purpose of tourism and stay for up to 15 days. In 2015, Thailand Government started releasing visas upon arrival for 21 nationalities. Since 2018, a special service for holders of a pre-approved electronic visa was developed, allowing travelers to receive their visa stamp upon arriving to Thailand, thus making it easier for you travel on a short notice. In order to help you access this benefit in the fastest way possible, iVisa has developed an easy-to-fill, online application, all you need to do is fill this application form and you will be set to go. Thailand has just extended its popular visa-on-arrival scheme by another 7 months. Indian tourists can visit Thailand till 31 October 2019, and get a visa at the airport for free. The country had rolled out this promotion from 15 November 2018 to 13 January 2019. It extended the scheme till 30 April, and has now extended it further till the end of October. The Thai economy relies heavily on tourism, So to boost its tourism opportunities to flourish extensively, this step of the Visa on arrival extension will prove to be a bright say of Sunshine. And for the travelers all around the world, it’s only a blessing. Pack your bags up & take a flight to Thailand, the Thai Land of greatness.
Note : An extension of Visa on Arrival fee exemption was published by the Cabinet on 25 April 2019 (announcement in Thai language can be found here: https://www.thaigov.go.th/news/contents/details/20063 (Chapter 8). However, we are still waiting for the final confirmation in the Royal Gazette for the extension of Thailand Visa on Arrival fee waiver 2019 to become official.