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NON-IMMIGRANT VISA-R, R-A (Religious Approved)

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NON-IMMIGRANT VISA-R, R-A (Religious Approved)

NON-IMMIGRANT VISA-R, R-A (Religious Approved)


Non-Immigrant Visa-R, R-A may be granted to applicants who wish to perform religious / missionary works with the concurrence of the competent Thai Authorities.

Types and Validity:

  • Single-Entry Non-Immigrant Visa-R: 90 days from the date of visa issuance. Visa holders may contact the Immigration Bureau of Thailand, after entering Thailand, for the extension of stay and re-entry permit.
  • Multiple-Entry Non-Immigrant Visa-R-A: 1 year from the date of visa issuance.

Documents Requirement

  • 1. Visa Application form(s) and photograph(s): two signed and completed Visa Application Forms dated at least 10 working days before the intended date of travel (, as well as two recent photograph(s) (size 2x2 inch).
  • 2. Passport (valid for no less than 6 months) to be submitted with a copy of the Passport
  • 3. Copy of ID Document other than Passport (for example ID Card or Driving License)
  • 4. Copy of Permanent Residence or other permit (if not a national of the country of residence)
  • 5. An Official Note certifying purpose of the visit from the Department of Religious Affairs of Thailand and the Office of the Immigration Bureau of Thailand
    * For Non-Immigrant Visa-R-A applicants, an official Note issued by the Immigration Bureau of Thailand is also required. Also, the Royal Thai Embassy needs formal approval from Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Thailand to issue this kind of visa to specific applicants.
  • 6. A copy of flight ticket(s).
  • 7. Evidence of accommodation booking - proof of accommodation arrangement for the entire duration of the stay in Thailand.
  • 8. Copy of Yellow fever vaccination card – for applicants from or have travelled to yellow fever infected areas.
  • 9. Visa Application Fee (not include visa processing company’s fee) : Single-Entry Visa: ZAR1,200 , Multiple-Entry Visa ZAR3,000
  • 10. Other documents: as may be requested by Consular officers in addition to the documents above. Please note that Consular officers reserve the right to require additional documents, or an interview, as deemed necessary, without prior notice. The Royal Thai Embassy reserves the right not to accept any visa application whereby any required document is absent. If the above procedures are not completed, the official will not proceed with your application

    **The Royal Thai Embassy reserves the right to reject any visa application with insufficient documents or if the reasons given are not fully supported. The visa fee is non-refundable**

    All documents: Documents in languages other than Thai or English have to be translated into either Thai or English and notarised by notary organs or relevant diplomatic/consular missions.

Visa Fees

BLS Service Fee : ZAR455


Tourist Visa (single entry) ZAR 600.00
Transit visa (per entry) ZAR 500.00
Tourist Visa (multiple entries) ZAR 3000.00
Non-Immigrant Visa (single entry) ZAR 1200.00
Non-Immigrant Visa (multiple entries) ZAR 3000.00
Non-Immigrant B (business purpose – multiple entries) ZAR 6000.00
Long Stay (O-A) Visa (multiple entries) ZAR 3000.00
Long Stay (O-X) Visa (multiple entries) ZAR 6000.00
Long Term Resident Visa (LTR) (multiple entries) ZAR 30 000.00
SMART Visa (multiple entries) yearly ZAR 6000.00
Diplomatic, Official and Courtesy Visa ZAR 0.00
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