Last update April 2023
What is reported here is purely for informative, we try to keep the information up to date but the Visa rules may change without notice. Therefore, in case of doubt, we always recommend consulting the government official website: click here. In any case, we remain at your disposal for any further clarifications.
According to the nationality of the passport holder and length of stay in Thailand, there are two options available:
The passport holders of Italian from the listed countries (*) are entitled for visa exemption on arrival in Thailand and eligible to stay in the country for tourism purposes up to 30 days.
Foreigners entering Thailand by any means under the Visa Exemption scheme are required at the port of entry to have proof of planned travel (confirmed air, train, bus, or boat tickets) to leave Thailand within 30 days of the arrival date. Otherwise, a visa must be obtained before entering Thailand.
(*) Check countries entitled to exemption Visa: click here
IMPORTAN NOTE: The exemption is granted for a maximum of two times in a calendar year entering Thailand by land or sea. There is no limitation when entering in Thailand by plane (international airport).
Extension of stay with Visa exemption
Traveler can extend the stay in Thailand for up to 30 days. In this case the traveler must go to the nearest Immigration Office before the deadline (date indicated in the passport stamp at your entrance in Thailand). Visa exemption fee is THB 1,900=.
Thailand Tourist Visa
This type of visa is issued to applicants who wish to enter the Kingdom for tourism purposes, short visit, or medical purposes. Tourist (TR) visa holders will be permitted to stay in Thailand for up to 60 days.
Ordinary passport holder who wishes to enter the Kingdom for the following purposes is subjected to be granted a Tourist visa:
● Short visit to family living in Thailand.
● Medical treatment with registered hospitals.
● Participants of MICE (Meeting, Incentives, Convention & Exhibitions) supported by TCEB.
1. Passport or travel document with validity not less than 6 months.
2. Photograph of the applicant, taken within the past six months.
3. Flight Itinerary showing flights into and out of Thailand. A minimum of two inbound and outbound tickets are required for multiple entries visa.
4. Evidence of adequate finance or Bank Statement or Proof of Income with a minimum balance of 550 Euro. For multiple entries, 5,500 Euro.
5. Proof of accommodation
NOTE: The Embassy reserves the right to request additional information/documents according to the e-Visa system.
Validity of the Visa
The validity of a visa is 90 days for single entry, 180 days for multiple entries.
Period of stay
Upon arrival, travelers with Tourist Visa will be permitted to stay in Thailand for a period of not exceeding 60 days
SINGLE ENTRY: 35 euro
MULTIPLE ENTRIES: 175 euro
Extension of stay
Traveler with Tourist Visa who wants to extend his stay in Thailand must go to the nearest Immigration Office before the Visa expires.
Application Form TM.7 (application must be made in person);
Copy of applicant’s passport;
Recently-taken - not older than 6 months - passport size photo (4 x 6 cm.);
THB 1,900 in cash (Application fee)
Applying for e-Visa
From 1 November 2022, The Royal Thai Embassy in Rome has launched an e-Visa application. Applicants are required to submit their documents online through the website https://thaievisa.go.th. Click here for the fees of each visa category.
VISA PROCESSING TIME: 7 WORKING DAYS (UP TO 14 WORKING DAYS DURING HIGH SEASON)
Applicants are recommended to apply for the visa in advance at least 15 days before the expected date of arrival.
Do not apply for a visa earlier than 3 months (90 days) before you arrive in Thailand.
All visa processes and payment are done through online system, therefore submission of passport at the Embassy is not required. Once the visa is approved, the applicant will be notified by email and the proof of visa approval can be downloaded and printed out by the applicant themselves.
Below the 42 Thailand Border Immigration Checkpoints:
1. Airport, Samut Prakarn
2. Don Muang International Airport, Bangkok
3. International Airport, Chiangmai
4. Phuket International Airport, Phuket
5. Hat Yai International Airport, Shongkhla
6. U Tapao Airport, Rayong
7. Mae Sai Immigration Checkpoint, Chiangrai
8. Chiang Saen Immigration Checkpoint, Chiangrai
9. Chiang Khong Immigration Checkpoint, Chiangrai
10. Betong Immigration Checkpoint, Yala
11. Sadao Immigration Checkpoint, Songkhla
12. Samui Airport, Surat Thani
13. Sukhothai International Airport, Tak Immigration Checkpoint
14. Bangkok Harbour Immigration Checkpoint, Bangkok
15. Sri Racha Immigration Checkpoint, Chonburi
16. Mabtaput Immigration Checkpoint, Rayong
17. Nong Khai Immigration Checkpoint, Nong Khai
18. Samui Immigration Checkpoint, Surat Thani
19. Phuket Immigration Checkpoint, Phuket
20. Satun Immigration Checkpoint, Satun
21. Krabi Immigration Checkpoint, Krabi
22. Khuan Don Immigration Checkpoint, Satun
23. Tak Bai Immigration Checkpoint, Narathiwat
24. Bukit Tal Immigration Checkpoint, Narathiwat
25. Songkhla Harbour Immigration Checkpoint, Shongkhla
26. Chiang Rai Airport Immigration Checkpoint, Chiangrai
27. Surat Thani Airport Immigration Checkpoint, Surat Thani
28. Sattahip Habour Immigration Checkpoint, Chonburi
29. Khlong Yai Immigration Checkpoint, Trat
30. Pong Nam Ron Immigration Checkpoint, Chantaburi
31. Aranyaprathet Immigration Checkpoint, Sakaeo
32. Mukdahan Immigration Checkpoint, Mukdahan
33. Tak Immigration Checkpoint, Tak
34. Padang Besar Immigration Checkpoint, Songkhla
35. Su-Ngai Kolok Immigration Checkpoint, Narathiwat
36. Nong Khai Immigration Checkpoint, Nong Khai
37. Bueng Kan Immigration Checkpoint, Bueng Kan
38. Phibun Mangsahan Immigration Checkpoint, Ubon Ratchathani
39. Tha Li Immigration Checkpoint, Loei
40. Nakhon Phanom Immigration Checkpoint, Nakhon Phanom
41. Nan Immigration Checkpoint, Nan
42. Ban Prakob Immigration Checkpoint, Songkla
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