Please note that the period of visa validity is different from the period of stay. Visa
is the period during which a visa can be used to enter Thailand. In general, the
of a visa is 3 months, but in some cases, visas may be issued to be valid for 6 months,
year or 3 years. The validity of a Thailand visa is granted with discretion by the Royal
and is displayed on the visa sticker. The period of stay is granted by an immigration
upon arrival at the port of entry and in accordance with the type of visa. For example,
period of stay for a transit visa is not exceeding 30 days, for a tourist visa is not
60 days and for a non-immigrant visa is not exceeding 90 days from the arrival date. The
period of stay granted by the immigration officer is displayed on the arrival stamp.
who wish to stay longer than such period may apply for extension of stay at offices of
Immigration Bureau in Bangkok, located at Soi Suan Plu, South Sathorn Road, Bangkok
Tel 02-2873101-10 or at an Immigration office located in the provinces.