Thai Embassy in Nigeria

Thai EmbassyAbuja is where the Royal Thai Embassy in Nigeria is located. If you wish to visit Thailand you will need to have a Thai visa as a Nigerian. This can be a tourist visa, marriage visa, business visa or a sports visa which many in Nigeria obtain to teach soccer/football skills in Thailand. Speak to the staff at the embassy as to the requirements for each visa. If you are a Thai and need a new passport or other consular service then contact the embassy on the contact numbers listed below.

Thai Embassy in Nigeria

If you need more information and assistance such as birth registration or applying for a new Thai passport then contact the Embassy as listed below. You can also register your marriage at the Embassy.


Royal Thai Embassy Nigeria

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Thai Embassy in Nigeria
34 Rhine Street,Maitama,Abjua, Nigeria
Visa Hours:
Submit application Mon-Fri 9.00-11.00
Collection of Visa Mon-Fri 14.00-16.00
Consular Section
Tel: (234) 706 308 0501 between 10.00-16.00 hrs.
(break time between 12.00-14.00 hrs.)



Thai visa application

To enter Thailand, your passport must be valid for at least 6 months from the date of arrival. Additionally, if your previous passport has been lost, you must provide an original police report on the lost passport. When applying for a Thai visa, you must provide one original application form and three copies. You must also attach four recent photographs to all application forms. Applicants residing in Africa must submit an original police clearance certificate from the authority in their country of residence.

Documents Needed

This certificate must be issued no more than one year before the application date. A copy of the certificate is not accepted unless duly legalized by the Abuja-based Embassy/High Commission of the applicant’s nationality. Only Nigerian nationals must obtain a certificate issued by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency of Nigeria (NDLEA), which must be no more than one year old from the date of application. The Royal Thai Embassy in Abuja accepts visa applications from nine countries: Nigeria, Benin, Cameroon, Chad, Republic of the Congo, Central African Republic, Equatorial Guinea, Ghana, and São Tomé and Príncipe.


Depending on your employment status, different letters of reference are required to be submitted with your application. If you are employed, you must provide a letter from your company director, a copy of the employer’s company registration certificate, proof of your income, and a copy of a passport data page or other official document showing the specimen signature of the person who signs the letter. Likewise if you are self-employed, you must provide a letter of introduction signed by yourself, a copy of the company registration certificate, proof of your income, and a copy of a passport data page or other official document showing the specimen signature of the person who signs the letter.

If you are unemployed or a student, you must provide a letter of reference from a guarantor/parent, a parental consent letter (if under 20 years old), and a financial commitment statement. To apply for a Thai visa, you must provide bank statements for the last 6 months. If you are self-sponsored, you must provide your own bank statement, and if someone else is sponsoring your trip, you must provide both your and your sponsor’s bank statements. The minimum requirement for the amount of funds you must have is 800 USD, or an equivalent amount of 200 USD for each day staying in Thailand.


Likewise if you are staying in a hotel, you must provide a reservation to cover your entire stay, including the hotel’s address and telephone number. If you are not staying in a hotel, you must provide proof of accommodation that covers your entire stay in Thailand, including the name of the property owner, address, and telephone number.

To apply for a Thai visa. You must provide evidence of confirmed return air tickets, along with evidence of payment. Depending on the purpose of your travel to Thailand. You must apply for a Tourist visa (TR) or a Non-immigration B visa (Non-B). If you are traveling, you must provide a travel itinerary indicating travel programs and places to visit. Likewise along with any relevant documents such as a tour package reservation or entrance e-tickets.

If you are conducting business. You must provide an invitation letter from the company in Thailand, signed by the authorized managing director. Additionally detailing the nature of your business, number of visits, purpose of each visit, date of each visit. This as well as the duration of each stay in Thailand. The inviting company must be a direct business partner.


Additionally also see the Thai Consulate in Savannakhet and Thai Consulate in Osaka. There is also the Nigeria Thai Embassy Visa Process.



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