Ministry of Interior grants free single entry visa for tourists
Single entry Tourist Visa will be free while Visa on Arrival (VoA) fee will be reduced from 2,000 to 1,000 Baht starting December 1, 2016 to February 28, 2017 upon order from the Ministry of Interior said in a press release, November 30, 2016.
“By the order of the Ministry of Interior dated 30 November B.E. 2559 (2016), starting from 1 December 2016 until 28 February 2017, Thailand will launch a temporary tourist visa fee exemption scheme and a temporary Visa on Arrival (VoA) fee reduction scheme,” said the Ministry of Interior in its latest order.
The new visa scheme added that “During the aforementioned period, Visa on Arrival (VoA) fee will be decreased from 2,000 THB to 1,000 THB for applications of the nationalities which are entitled to apply for the Voa at the designated immigration checkpoints”.
Below is the press release posted on the website of Royal Thai Embassy in Vientiane, Laos.