Thailand Visa Policy

Visa to Thailand

Millions of people per year come to Thailand for holidays, business, etc. It is a very safe country to travel in; still, as with travel to all places, one needs to be mindful enough about money and personal belongings.

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At Alcohol Rehab Asia, we want your travel and program to be enjoyable and effective. To this end, we meet most clients at the airport on arrival and escort them to the center on Koh Chang (Elephant Island), or directly to the hospital when it is deemed necessary for you to be evaluated by the doctor prior to checking into Alcohol Rehab Asia.

Many countries do not require a visa for a 30-day stay in Thailand. If your country is on the list below, you will only require a valid passport to enter Thailand if you are attending a 28 day program; if you are booking a longer program it would be easier to apply for a visa in advance.

Countries that do not require a visa to enter Thailand

Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Bahrain, Brunei, Canada, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Iceland, Indonesia, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Korea, Kuwait, Luxembourg, Laos, Macau, Malaysia, Monaco, Mongolia, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Oman, Peru, Philippines, Portugal, Qatar, Russia, Singapore, Spain, South Africa, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States of America, Vietnam

People holding passports from the countries below can apply for a visa on arrival for a 15-day stay. This kind of visa can be issued at one of the international airports and cannot be done at most of the land crossings. If you are traveling on one of the following passports, we would recommend applying for a visa to come to Thailand in advance.

Countries that can get a 15 day visa on arrival

Bhutan, China, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, India, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Maldives, Mauritius, Poland, Saudi Arabia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Uzbekistan, Ukraine, Taiwan, Ethiopia

Countries that must get a visa prior to traveling to Thailand

If the passport you are traveling on is not listed above, you will have to apply for a visa in advance of traveling to Thailand. You can also ask us and we will check on the requirements for you as well as provide a letter to the embassy supporting your visa application. To date, everyone who has applied for a visa to come to our program has been granted the required document.

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