Dutch citizens can travel to Thailand without a visa only for a tourist trip for no longer than 30 days. If you want to visit Thailand for business purposes you need to apply for a business visa before you travel.
Address of the Consulate of Thailand:
Laan Copes van Cattenburch 123
2585 EZ The Hague
Phone number: +31 70 3450766
Business visa requirements
The following forms and documents are required for your visa application:
The applicant is responsible for having a valid passport. Please note: this passport must be valid for six months after the end of the visa you wish to apply for. Additionally, there must be a minimum of two empty pages side-by-side in the applicant’s passport.
2.Two identical passport photos
The Consulate only accepts recent passport photos, which must be in colour, of good quality and meets the size specifications (35 mm x 45 mm).
3.Original visa application form
Once completed, the form needs to be duplicated. Please include the copy with the original form. The form can be accessed through the following link: Application form
4.Business invitation letter from the host company in Thailand with the company name, contact information, the purpose of visit and dates. Additionally, a copy of the person’s ID who signed the invitation needs to be provided.
5. The copy of registration with the Chamber of Commerce of the host company in Thailand.
6.Proof of employment
Proof of employment needs to be provided by the employer of the applicant and must contain the following information: a company name and address, name of the employee, the purpose of the visit with specific dates and a sponsorship guarantee.
7.Booking confirmation of your tickets
The hard copy of the flight E-tickets needs to be provided as proof.
Please be aware: If you are applying for a multiple entry visa, you need to provide a certificate of registration at the Chambre of Commerce of the Dutch company you are working for. Additionally, a travel arrangement for the next 12 months should be provided by the company as an official document (with company’s logo, stamp, signature) and signed by the applicant.
The cost of a business visa contains two parts:
For a business visa, the amount of €60.00 is charged by the Consulate for single entry visa and the amount of €150.00 for a multiple entry visa with a duration of three months or one year.
The handling fee is €49.00 (excluding VAT) per passport.
Procedures can change without prior notice!
Our visa specialists visit the Consulate of Thailand on a regular basis to check on the status of applications and abreast of relevant developments. Although we strive to inform you about current requirements and conditions for obtaining a visa as best we can, the final decision on granting or rejecting a visa application is always made by the Consulate. The Consulate is entitled to change procedures and requirements at all times without prior notice. Therefore, we strongly recommend that you contact us before sending us your documents to make sure there are no last-minute changes affecting your application.