Category O

Visas for family members or retirees

Category O

If you want to retire in Thailand or wish to stay with your spouse (who might be a B visa holder) you will have to apply for an O visa. The O visa is valid for 1 year and does not allow you to take up employment.

To apply for an O visa you will have to submit the following:

  • Fully completed visa application form
  • Passport or travel document, valid for at least 18 months
  • One (4 x 6 cm) passport photo, taken within the past six months
  • Evidence of adequate finance
  • Birth certificate
  • Certificate of marriage (if applicable)
  • Medical certification
  • A copy of a bank statement showing a minimum of 800,000 Baht in your account

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