News And Updates

  • 31 January 2017

    Temporary revision in visa application processing time

    The Royal Thai Consulate-General in Chennai has announced that effective from 01 February 2017 the minimum visa application processing time will be extended for 1(one) more day until further notice from the Consulate.

  • 01 December 2016

    Tourist Visa (Single Entry) fee exemption(Zero visa fee) until 28 February 2017.

    The Royal Thai Consulate general Chennai has announced that the Tourist Visa (Single Entry) fee exemption(Waived off) and the decrease of Visa on arrival fee from 2000 THB to 1000 THB.

    And this will be effective  from 01  December 2016 to 28 February 2017.

    Note: Applicable only for Tourist (Single entry)  

    Even Foreign passport holders are eligible for visa fee exemption.

  • 08 September 2016

    Security Alert: Karnataka Bandh on 9 September 2016 leading to VAC Closure.

    Visa Application Centre at VFS Bangalore for  Thailand missions will be closed on 9 September 2016 (Friday) due to Karnataka Bandh and will be operational on 10 September 2016 (Saturday) for full day between 08:00 to 12:00 -13:00 to 15:00 .

  • 13 May 2016

    Visa application center closure on 16 May 2016

    Chennai and Cochin Thailand Visa Application Centre will be remain closed on lieu of State Assembly Elections on Monday 16 May 2016.

  • 20 January 2016

    Important notification from Thailand Consulate in Chennai.

    Please be informed that The Royal Thai consulate in Chennai had announced that Nepal passport holders should provide NOC from the Nepal Embassy for applying Thailand Visa.

  • 13 November 2015

    Important notification from Thailand Consulate in Chennai.

    Please be informed that The Royal Thailand Consulate in Chennai had introduced the below category with effective from 13 November 2015 and also the Thailand Consulate had stopped issuing the tourist double entry visa.

    Visa Category Fee Validity of Visa Validity of Stay
    Tourist(Multiple Entry) INR 10,000 6 Months Permitted to stay for a period not exceeding 60 Days in each entry
  • 08 January 2015

    Important notification from Thailand Consulate in Chennai.

    Please be informed that the Royal Thailand Consulate in Chennai had announced that to get Thailand visa applicant should hold validity of passport for Minimum 4 months from the date of submission at VFS Centre.

  • 15 October 2014

    Thailand Visa Application Centre will be closed on 22 October 2014

    Please be informed that the Royal Thailand in Chennai had announced to close application centres across south India on 22 October 2014 in lieu of Diwali. On 23 October 2014 all our application centres across South India will be working.

  • 4 September 2014

    Hyderabad Visa Application Centre will be closed by 12 noon on 8 September 2014.

    Please be informed that the Royal Thailand Consulate in Chennai had announced to close Hyderabad Thailand Application Centre by 12 noon on 8 September 2014 in lieu of Ganesh Immersion.

  • 13 August 2014

    Hyderabad Visa Application Centre will be closed on 19 August 2014.
    Please be informed that the Royal Thailand Consulate in Chennai had announced to close the Hyderabad Thailand Application Centre on 19 August 2014 in lieu of Government survey in Telangana districts.

  • 13 August 2014

    Change of visa fees:
    Please be informed that due to the changes in foreign exchange rates the visa fees for the below categories has been revised w.e.f 1 September 2014.

    Visa category Fees
    Non Immigrant, Single entry Rs. 4000/-
    Non Immigrant, Multiple entries 1 year Rs. 10,000/-
    Non Immigrant, Multiple entries 3 years Rs. 20,000/-
    Non Immigrant, Multiple entries 3 years (APEC Countries) Rs. 10,000/-
  • 14 March 2014

    Cochin Visa Application Center will operate from new premise on 17 March 2014. Please be informed that the Cochin Visa Application Center will operate from the new premise (Address : Thailand Visa Application center , S&T Arcade, Kurisupally Road, Ravipuram, Cochin-682 015) with effect from 17 March 2014.The timings of the center for the purpose of submission and passport collection remain the same.

  • 14 March 2014

    Chennai Visa Application Center will operate from new premise on 31 March 2014. Please be informed that the Chennai Visa Application Center will operate from the new premise ( Address : Thailand Visa Application center , Fagun Towers, Second Floor, No 74, Ethiraj Salai, Egmore, Chennai - 600 008) with effect from 31 March 2014.The timings of the center for the purpose of submission and passport collection remain the same.

  • 5 December 2013

    Chennai, Bangalore, Hyderabad and Cochin Visa Application centers will remain open on 5 December 2013. Please be informed that the Royal Thailand Consulate Chennai and the Thailand Visa Application Centers at Chennai, Bangalore, Hyderabad and Cochin will remain open on Thursday, 5 December 2013.

  • 30 December 2013

    Chennai, Bangalore, Hyderabad and Cochin Visa application centers will be closed on 30 December 2013. Please be informed that the Royal Thailand Consulate Chennai and the Thailand Visa Application Centers Chennai, Bangalore, Hyderabad and Cochin will remain closed on 30 December 2013 on Account of New Year’s Eve.