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Please kindly note that visa application takes approximately 5-7 working days after the receipt of completed required documents. Applicants can ONLY personally apply for a visa 3-5 weeks before the travelling date at the counter from Monday – Friday from 09:00 – 12:00 hours. (except our national holidays) We accept ONLY appointments.

 
(a) Business meeting, conference, technical support

Required Documents for Single Entry

1. Original passport or travel document with validity not less than 6 months of the day of your departure from Thailand

2. Completed visa application form

3. 2 recent passport-sized photographs taken within the past 6 months (3.5 x 4.5 cm.)

4. Invitation letter from a company / Institute in Thailand with;

5. Official note from the applicant’s company / Institute stating the objective of the visit to Thailand, and list of public agency and private company where the applicant is scheduled to consult/meet

6. Hotel reservation

7. In case applicant will stay longer than 14 days in Thailand, an Approval letter issued by the Ministry Labour and Social Welfare (Form WP.3) or an Approval letter issued by Board of Investment of Thailand (BOI) or confirmation from Industrial Estate Authority of Thailand is required.

8. For non-Swiss nationals, a copy of valid residence permit to stay in Switzerland (front and back side)

9. Visa Fee in cash only : 80 CHF for three month with single entry

10. In case that applicant’s passport shall be sent back by post, an envelope with applicant’s address and CHF 6.30 of stamps are required. The embassy does not accept any responsibility for any kind of loss or damage from post service.

11. For Chinese passport holder, if duration of work is longer than 90 days, the visa process will take up to 3-4 months.

12. For Nigerian, Afghanistan, Iraq, and North Korea passport holder, please kindly find more information on Note at How to apply for a visa 

 

Required Documents for Multiple Entry (- Under Thailand´s COVID-19 measures, Multiple Entry Business visa is temporary suspended until further notice.)

  1. Original passport or travel document with validity not less than 6 months of the day of your departure from Thailand
  2. Completed visa application form
  3. 2 recent passport-sized photographs taken within the past 6 months (3.5 x 4.5 cm.)
  4. For Non-Swiss nationals, a copy of valid residence permit to stay in Switzerland with validity not less than 1 year (front and back side)
  5. A copy of travel booking or ticket reservation (from Switzerland to Thailand, and outbound flight from Thailand or from one of our neighbouring countries)
  6.  Hotel reservation
  7. Copy of work contract and salary receipt of the past 3 months
  8. Copy of applicant’s bank statement of the past 3 months
  9. Copy of applicant's previous business visas for Thailand
  10. Supporting documents from a company in Thailand:
    • Invitation letter stating applicant’s name, objective of the visit, and period of stay
    • Copy of business registration or Thai Business License, issued by the Department of Commercial Registration
    • Copy of company profile
    • Copy of list of shareholders of the company
    • Copy of balance sheet over the last 1 year
    • Copy of Statement of Income Tax (Phor Ngor Dor 50, Phor Ngor Dor 51)
    • Copy of Value Added Tax (Phor Por 30)
    • Copy of Value Added Tax Registration (Phor Phor 20)
  11. Supporting documents from the applicant’s company in Switzerland:
    • Official note from the applicant’s company stating the objective of the visit to Thailand, and list of public agency and private company where the applicant is scheduled to meet
    • Meeting plan/schedule of all year and/or flight tickets
    • Copy of business registration (Handelsregisterauszug)
  12. In case applicant will stay longer than 14 days in Thailandan Approval letter issued by the Ministry Labour and Social Welfare (Form WP.3) or an Approval letter issued by Board of Investment of Thailand (BOI) is required. In order to obtain this letter, the company in Thailand must submit the application at the office of Foreign Wokers Administration Department of Employment / at the Provinvial Employment Office or at Thailand Board of Investment. 
  13. Visa Fee in cash only : 185 CHF for one year with multiple entry
  14. In case that applicant’s passport shall be sent back by post, an envelope with applicant’s address and CHF 6.30 of stamps are required. The Royal Thai Embassy does not accept any responsibility for any kind of loss or damage from post service.
  15. For Chinese passport holder, if duration of stay is longer than 90 days, the visa process will take up to 2-3 months.

   16. For Nigerian, Afghanistan, Iraq, and North Korea passport holder, please kindly find more information on Note at How to apply for a visa 

 

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(b) Seeking business opportunities

Required Documents

1. Original passport or travel document with validity not less than 6 months of the day of your departure from Thailand

2. Completed visa application form3

3. 2 recent passport-sized photographs taken within the past 6 months (3.5 x 4.5 cm.)

4. Hotel reservation

5. Business plan with all details including an Introduction letter about the business e.g. type of business, start up capital, tarket customers, etc.

6. Document from potencial partners / companies or public agency in Thailand:

7. Documents concerning the applicant’s existing business outside of Thailand, if any:

8. Applicant's bank statement of the last 6 months

9. For non-Swiss nationals, a copy of valid residence permit to stay in Switzerland (front and back side)

10. Visa Fee in cash only : 80 CHF for three month with single entry

11. In case that applicant’s passport shall be sent back by post, an envelope with applicant’s address and CHF 6.30 of stamps are required. The embassy does not accept any responsibility for any kind of loss or damage from post service.

12. For Chinese passport holder, if duration of stay is longer than 90 days, the visa process will take up to 2-3 months.

13. For Nigerian, Afghanistan, Iraq, and North Korea passport holder, please kindly find more information on Note at How to apply for a visa 

 

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(c) Investor

The applicant must have one of the following requirements;

     - a complete property ownership of an apartment / condo / house for business OR

     - a bank account in Thailand which prepare for establishing a business  at least three million Thai baht OR

     - Thai government bond at least three million Thai baht

Required Documents

1. Original passport or travel document with validity not less than 6 months of the day of your departure from Thailand

2. Completed visa application form3

3. 2 recent passport-sized photographs taken within the past 6 months (3.5 x 4.5 cm.)

4. Hotel reservation

5. copy of one of the following documents;

6. For non-Swiss nationals, a copy of valid residence permit to stay in Switzerland (front and back side)

​7. Visa Fee in cash only : 80 CHF for three month with single entry

8. In case that applicant’s passport shall be sent back by post, an envelope with applicant’s address and CHF 6.30 of stamps are required. The embassy does not accept any responsibility for any kind of loss or damage from post service.

9. For Chinese passport holder, if duration of stay is longer than 90 days, the visa process will take up to 2-3 months.

10. For Nigerian, Afghanistan, Iraq, and North Korea passport holder, please kindly find more information on Note at How to apply for a visa 

 

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