If you are in the Yunnan Province of China then you can apply for a Thai visa at the Thai Consulate in Kunming in China. You can apply for a tourist visa, Thai educational visa or a retirement visa. Note that there is a full listing of all the Thai Consulates in China listed on the Thai Embassy in Beijing page of this website.
Thai Consulate in Kunming
You can also search this website for more Consulates in China for assistance and guidance. If the Consulate cannot provide assistance then contact the Thai Embassy in Beijing. Thai Helpline – 155 8700 3732 (This number is only for Thai people in the consulate area of the Consulate General in Kunming who need urgent or emergency help.). Phone – (0871) 631 49296 (during working days and hours). Email – firstname.lastname@example.org.
Royal Thai Consulate in Kunming
|Thai Consulate in Kunming|
|18th Floor, Shuncheng Twin Towers, East Building, Dong Feng Xi Lu Road, Kunming|
|Tel : (86-871) 6314-9296|
|Fax : (86-871) 6316-6891|
|Email : email@example.com|
|Office Hours : Monday - Friday 08.30-12.00 hrs. and 13.00-17.30 hours.|
|( Closed on Sat, Sun, and Holidays announced by the Thai Consulate-General|
|VISA SECTION (for visa and consular) : Mon - Fri 09.00-11.30 hrs. and 13.30-16.30 hours.|
|( Closed on Sat, Sun, and Holidays announced by the Thai Consulate-General|
|Tel : (86-871) 6316-6616|
|Hotline to help Thai people outside office hours: (86) 155-8700-3732 (For Thai people asking for help in case of emergency only)|
Thai Visa Information
Address: Royal Thai Consulate-General, Kunming (RTCG), 18th Floor, Shuncheng Twin Towers, East Building,
Dong Feng Xi Lu Road, Kunming, Yunnan Province, PR China
Tel: (86-871) 6316-6616
Office Hours : Visa inquiries: 09:30-11:30 hrs. and 13.30 – 16.30 hours. Monday – Friday
(Closed on Saturday, Sunday, and Holidays as announced by the RTCG)
Visa Processing Time :
- For Transit Visa and Single-Entry Tourist Visa – 3 working days
- Multiple-Entry Tourist Visa and Non-Immigration Visa (Type B, ED and O) – 4 working days.
ALL VISA APPLICATIONS MUST BE MADE THROUGH THE E-VISA SYSTEM :
Thai Tourist Visa
The validity of the visa is 90 days from the date of issuance, while the permit to stay should not exceed 60 days. The fee for the visa is 240 RMB. In terms of required documents, applicants must have a passport valid for at least 6 months, an ID card, a recent passport-sized photo, a confirmed roundtrip transportation ticket, and a confirmed hotel booking. A guarantee letter from a local guarantor, including the applicant’s details and purpose of stay, is also necessary.
For persons under 18 years of age, the original birth certificate and household registration, along with parental permission for traveling, are required. Retirees must provide their original retirement certificate. Those without a guarantee letter should submit a valid bank certificate or bank statement with a minimum balance of 5,000 RMB for the past 6 months. Additional documents are needed for those driving to Thailand, including a driving license, car registration, guarantee letter, and a draft program of the visit.
When it comes to marriage registration between a Thai person and someone of another nationality, the process requires both parties to personally submit a petition at the Consulate General. In terms of documents, Thai nationals must provide their marriage registration application, original ID card and the house registration.
Likewise passport, celibacy certificate, divorce certificate (if applicable), and a photograph. For non-Thai nationals, a passport, certificate of marital status, work certificates, tax payment certificate, salary certificates, and a photograph are required. The entire process typically takes around 30 minutes and is free of charge.
For Thai Nationals requiring assistance in languages other than Thai, please call (0871) 6314 9296.拥有泰国国籍
的人士若需要非泰语的其他语种帮助服务 请致电 (0871) 6314 9296 。
• Requesting have a passport
Fee : General Passport under 5 years – 350 yuan / Not over 10 years old – 500 yuan
(However, applicants who wish to apply for a general passport not over 10 years old must be a person of legal age and whose name is in the household registration in Thailand only)
Evidence and supporting documents required for passport application include a request form, original passport, identity card, copy of house registration, a photograph, name change certificate (if necessary), and marriage/divorce certificate (if applicable). The processing time is approximately 2-4 weeks, and the applicant will be notified by the Consulate General when the passport is ready for pickup.
It’s important to note that the passport is valid for either 5 or 10 years depending on the application and cannot be modified. The applicant must submit the application in person, and any inconsistencies between the passport and house registration information should be corrected beforehand. Fees paid are non-refundable, and the regulations are subject to change without prior notice.
** In case of lost passport The following additional documents are required:
(8) Report from the police station in the area where the passport was lost.
(9) Confirmation of Reporting the Loss of Passport from the Immigration Office. Only in the area where the passport has been lost.
Emergency Travel Document
Evidence and supporting documents required for Emergency Travel Document (ETD) application include a request form, copy of passport and visa stamped page, identity card, copy of house registration, a photograph, report from the police station where the passport was lost, and confirmation of reporting the loss from the Immigration Office. The application can be completed within the same day of submission.
Thai ID Card
Thai individuals residing in Yunnan, Guizhou, and Hunan can apply for ID cards at the Consulate General in Kunming. If a new card is issued within 60 days before or after the expiration of the original card, no fee is required. However, if a new card is issued due to loss, damage, or altered information, a fee of 25 yuan applies.
Applicants must visit the Consulate General in person and bring the original ID card (or evidence of loss), a copy of the house registration, and their Thai passport. For first-time ID card applications, including for children and young people, individuals must contact the local registration office in Thailand.
When applying for birth registration. Likewise the father and mother, both of Thai nationality, must provide certain documents. In addition these include a legalization request, mother’s testimony record, application for birth registration, passport, identity card. In addition thier Thai house registration or a certified version, Thai marriage certificate (if applicable), and child certificate if the father certifies the child.
Additionally the child’s identity document requires the original birth certificate issued by the hospital. Likewise accompanied by a photocopy. In addition these documents need to be translated into Thai or English by the Notary Public, notarized by the Foreign Office, and endorsed by the Royal Thai Consulate-General in Kunming.
Note that if the parents are Chinese or hold other nationalities, they must provide their passport, identity card, driving license, house registration, and Thai or Chinese marriage certificate (if applicable). Likewise the Chinese marriage certificate needs to be translated, attested by the local Notary Public and Foreign Office. In addition attested by the Consulate General in Kunming (with a copy).
When applying for a marriage certificate, certain requirements and documents need to be fulfilled. The process involves submitting a petition in person at the Consulate General, as the spouse and witnesses must sign in front of the registrar. It’s important to note that the applicant must be an adult, and if a minor, a parental consent letter is required.
The necessary documents include a request for legalization, investigation records, marriage registration application, ID card or yellow card with photo, Thai house registration (issued within 3 months), passport, singleness certificate (certified by the Division of Nationality and Legal Affairs), divorce certificate or divorce family registration (for Thai women), and a name change certificate if applicable.
Additionally, if divorced for less than 310 days, a medical certificate stating non-pregnancy is needed.
When applying for a marriage certificate. It is necessary for both parties to personally submit an application at the Consulate General. Likewise this requirement is due to the spouse needing to sign in front of the registrar and two witnesses. Additionally the specific documents that need to be prepared vary for Thai nationals and Chinese nationals.
In addition for Thai nationals. The required documents include a request for legalization, marriage registration application, identity card or yellow card with a photo. Additionally their Thai house registration (issued within 3 months), passport, certificate of singleness (certified by the Division of Nationality and Legal Affairs). Likewise the divorce certificate or divorce family registration (if applicable), and a name change certificate (if applicable).
In addition for Chinese nationals. Likewise the required documents consist of an original passport (with a copy of the photo page or a driver’s license). In addition their identity card (with a copy), and a certificate of celibacy (translated and attested by the relevant authorities).
It is important to note that all documents must be issued within 3 months from the date of submission.
Thai Consulates in China:
Likewise there is the Thai Consulate in Shanghai as well as the Thai Consulate in Guangzhou. Additionally the Thai Consulate in Kunming. Secondly there is also the Thai Consulate in Chengdu as well as the Thai Consulate in Xian and the Thai Consulate in Xiamen. Finally there is also the Thai Consulate in Nanning as an example. Likewise there is also the Thai Embassy in Beijing on here.