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Nigeria : Thai Embassy Visa Process

If you are Thai Embassyin Nigeria then the visa fees for 2016 has been updated as well as the requirements for obtaining a visa in Nigeria. The following is for Nigerian nationals who wish to visit Thailand. Always email the Thai Embassy in Abuja for more details.

Firstly the Thai visa does not give you the right to enter Thailand as Thai Immigration at the border can deny entry into Thailand. Your passport must be valid for at least 6 months after entry into Thailand. For Nigerian nationals you will need to provide the following for your visa application in Abuja.

Visa Fees in Nigeria :

  • 1. Tourist Visa 6,500 Naira
  • 2. Transit Visa 5,200 Naira
  • 3. Non – Immigrant Visa 13,000 Naira

Note also that the Thai Embassy in Nigeria also manages the visa applications for Benin, Cameroon, Republic of the Congo, Central African Republic, Equatorial Guinea, Ghana and Sao Tome & Principe. They must take their application for a visa to Thailand in person to the Royal Thai Embassy in Abuja.

Note that you will also be require to have a Certificate of Clearance from the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency of Nigeria before you apply for a Thai visa in Nigeria. You will need to take it to the Embassy with your confirmed return airline ticket which has been fully paid for to the Embassy. Once this has been done the Thai Embassy will notify you of an interview date for the visa. Note that it takes about 5 days to process the visa application.

Tourist Visa for Nigerian nationals

  • 1. Original passport valid for not less than 6 months from the date of arrival in Thailand
  • 2. Completed and signed application form.
  • 3. Two (2) recent (2 x 2 inches) photographs (taken within the last 6 (six) months).
  • 4. The Certificate of Clearance from the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency of Nigeria (NDLEA).
  • 5. Certificate of Criminal Clearance issued by the Nigerian police.
  • 6. The original bank statement (for the last 6 months)
  • 7. The letter of reference issued by the authorized bank officer/manager.

The two documents must be certified by the Notary Public or the Court and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Nigeria. A copy of each document needs to be submitted.

  • 8. Letter of reference from the company is required to be presented if the applicant is an employee

This must state the applicant’s position, present salary, and duration of work service in the company. If the applicant is self – employed, relevant documents such as business license and tax income clearance.

  • 9. International Health Certificate on Yellow Fever Vaccination.
  • 10. Reservation of a hotel in Thailand or address and telephone number of the sponsor in Thailand.
  • 11. Confirmed return air ticket paid in full.

Business Visa for Nigerian nationals

  • 1. Original passport valid for not less than 6 months from the date of arrival in Thailand
  • 2. Completed and signed application form.
  • 3. Two (4) recent (2 x 2 inches) photographs (taken within the last 6 (six) months).
  • 4. The Certificate of Clearance from the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency of Nigeria (NDLEA).
  • 5. Certificate of Criminal Clearance issued by the Nigerian police.
  • 6. The original bank statement (for the last 6 months)

The letter of reference issued by the authorized bank officer/manager. The two documents must be certified by the Notary Public or the Court and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Nigeria.

  • 7. Letter of reference from the company is required to be presented stating the nature of business

They have to state the purpose of the applicant’s visit and the duration of stay in Thailand.

  • 8. Letter of invitation from the company in Thailand detailing the nature of business

They have to also list the purpose of trading partner’s visit and the length of stay in Thailand. Copies of the following corporate documents are also presented;

  • 8.1 List of shareholders.
  • 8.2 Business registration and business license.
  • 8.3 Company profile.
  • 8.4 Statement of income tax clearance of the latest year

Seek legal advice or contact the Embassy if you are not certain about all the documents which will be needed. Note that if you are going to teach in Thailand then you will also need a copy of your resume as well as a certified copy of your university degree as well and transcripts as well as a copy of your Thai teachers licence if you already have one. Also a copy of your employment contract from the school or university and approval from the Department of Labour in Thailand.

  • 9. International Health Certificate on Yellow Fever Vaccination.
  • 10. Letter of Approval from the Ministry of Labour
  • 11. Reservation of a hotel in Thailand
  • 12. Confirmed return air ticket paid in full.
  • 13. Visa fee in amount of 13,000 Naira (single entry).

If you are going to play football in Thailand then your application will need to go visa the Sports Authority of Thailand. They will then make a request to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs for the approval of you arriving in Thailand for playing football. Once this is done and you meet the above requirements only then will a visa be issued.

Marriage Visa for Nigerian nationals

  • 1. Original passport valid for not less than 6 months from the date of arrival in Thailand
  • 2. Completed and signed application form.
  • 3. Two (2) recent (2 x 2 inches) photographs (taken within the last 6 (six) months).
  • 4. Certificate of Criminal Clearance issued by the police and certified by the Notary Public or the Court and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs or the Embassy of these countries.
  • 5. The original bank statement (for the last 6 months)

There also needs to be a letter from the bank manager. The two documents must be certified by the Notary Public or the Court and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs or the Embassy of these countries.

  • 6. Certificate of Marriage.
  • 7. International Health Certificate on Yellow Fever Vaccination.
  • 8. Confirmed return air ticket paid in full.
  • 9. Visa fee in amount of 13,000 Naira (single entry).

 

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