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Non-Immigrant Visa - Category O
For Volunteer – NGO / Charity / Association (without salary)


Eligibility

This type of visa is issued to applicants who wish to visit Thailand as volunteer to work in a non-government organization (NGO) in Thailand

Visa Conditions

For single entry

Validity

90 days from the date of issuance

Period of Stay

Maximum 90 days

  • During the 90-day stay, if the applicant wishes to leave and re-enter Thailand, they are required to apply for a re-entry permit (single or multiple) before departure.
  • After leaving Thailand without a re-entry permit, the current stay permit shall be considered void.
  • The extension of stay is at the discretion of the Immigration Officer. Extension applications can be made at the Office of Immigration Bureau. Please 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. A copy of applicant’s passport main page and the validity of passport must be more than 6 months
3. A copy of applicant’s Hong Kong ID card or Macao ID card / (for non-residents) a copy of proof of stay permitted in Hong Kong or Macao
4. Original letter confirming voluntary work signed by authorized person together with a copy of ID card or passport of the signer
5. Registration of the concerned NGO/Charity/Association
6. Approval letter from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Thailand
7. Proof of accommodation covering the period of stay in Thailand:
  • Proof of full-paid accommodation which covers the whole period of stay in Thailand (must be issued by legitimate entrepreneur with tax identification number) OR
  • Proof of purchase/hire purchase of condominium in Thailand which shows not less than 25% of the full amount has been paid

Fee

HKD 600 (cash only)
For single entry

Disclaimer

  • 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 5 working days. Certain applications which require special consideration may take longer process.
  • 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.