NON-IMMIGRANT - R (RESEARCH) VISA

ELIGIBLE APPLICANTS

This type of visa is issued to applicants who wish to enter Thailand for research purposes only.

CONDITIONS

  1. The visa is valid 90 days from the date of issuance. A traveller must enter Thailand within the said 90-day period and the permit to stay in Thailand for 90 days starting from the arrival date
  2. If the visa holder breaches the entry conditions (for example, if he/she engages in work-related activities), the stay permit will be revoked and he/she will be prohibited from entering Thailand in the future.
  3. Successful applicants are not allowed to work in Thailand.

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS

  1. Passport - a  page with your face and information on it with a validity of at least 6 months. The passport has to contain at least two empty visa pages.
  2. Photograph - size approximately 3 cm. x 5 cm. Front-facing and not older than six months. No homemade photographs.
  3. Declaration Form (click here to download)
  4. An original letter of approval from the National Research Council of Thailand (NRCT).

 

  1. VISA FEE
  • 700 SEK for single entry
  • The visa application fee is not refundable.
  1. NOTE
  • Please bring the attached documents and original passport to the embassy on the appointment date (the Embassy does not provide a copy or printing service). It is also possible to send the documents and passport by post.
  • Do not apply for a visa earlier than 3 months before your arrival date to Thailand.
  • After the Embassy receives your documents, the processing time is 7 working days.
  • Applicants will receive an email approval once the visa is granted.
  • You can collect your passport from Monday to Friday between 14.30-15.30 hrs.
  • Please bring an e-appointment with you when picking up your passport.
  • Passport can be returned by a registered post. Please prepare an envelope addressed to the applicant. You can buy a registered post through PostNord.. For instruction, please click here.
  • Consular officers reserve the right to request additional documents, or an interview with the applicant, as deemed necessary, without prior notice.
  • The Royal Thai Embassy reserves the right to refuse a visa to an applicant with insufficient documents or if the reasons are given are not fully supported. The visa application fee is non-refundable.