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Tourist Visa - Category STV
Special Tourist Visa


This type of visa is issued to eligible applicants who are currently residing in Hong Kong SAR or Macao SAR and wishing to enter Thailand for the sole purpose of tourism.
Applicants must, as indicated in the Ministerial Regulation No. 14 B.E. 2535,
  • Have Hong Kong or Macao permanent residence
  • Have no criminal record in Thailand and in Hong Kong SAR & Macao SAR, China
  • Have no prohibitive diseases e.g. Leprosy, Tuberculosis, drug addiction, Elephantiasis, third phase of Syphilis, Alcoholism, Coronavirus Disease (Covid-19)

Visa Conditions

For single entry only


3 months from the date of issuance

Period of Stay

Maximum 90 days

  • Upon entering Thailand, a stay permit will be granted to the visitor for a maximum period of 90 days. This permit may be extended while the visitor is in Thailand for a maximum of 2 times (twice only) with a maximum validity of 90 days for each extension.
  • STV cannot be changed to any other type of visa during the duration of stay in Thailand.
  • If the STV holder is found to be in breach of the conditions for entry into Thailand, (for example, if he/she engages in work-related activities), the stay permit will be revoked immediately and the holder will be prohibited from entering Thailand.
  • The extension of stay is at the discretion of the Immigration Officer. Extension applications can be made at the Office of Immigration Bureau (visit https://www.immigration.go.th/ for more information).

Application Documents

1. Completed visa application form (with white background photo within the last six months, size 3.5 x 4.5 cm) Click here
2. Completed and signed document checklist Click here and all documents listed on the checklist
3. Signed notes and declaration Click here


HKD 600 (cash only)
For single entry


  • All visa fees are to be paid by cash only.
  • The visa processing fees is non-refundable once the processing of the application begins – regardless of its outcome.
  • The visa processing fee is subject to change without prior notice.
  • Visa processing time for single entry take at least 2 working days. Certain applications which require special consideration may take longer process.
  • If the TR visa holder is found to be in breach of the conditions for entry into Thailand, the stay permit will be revoked immediately and he/she will be prohibited from entering Thailand.
  • The applicants must provide genuine documents and information. If the applicants are found to provide false documents or give false information, their applications will be rejected and be reported for further determination of appropriate action and future prohibition to enter the Kingdom of Thailand.
  • The Royal Thai Consulate-General in Hong Kong reserve the right to request additional documents as deemed necessary as well as reject any application without prejudice.