The entire application process could take up to 1 months to 4 months
The copy of the identification page of your passport will be sent to the Immigration office for a due diligence check. This is to insure that you are not on the blacklist, watching-list or anything that would prevent you to obtain the Visa.
Elite Visa is categorized under Tourist Visa, which does not allow the holder to legally apply for a work permit to work in Thailand. The Non-Immigrant Visa must be cancelled before Privilege Entry Visa is validated.
According to Immigration Bureau of Thailand, Thailand Elite Members are still required to do a 90-Day Report if continuously staying in the country without leaving for over 90 days.
Thailand Elite Members can open a bank account.
Please contact Member Contact Center at 66 (0) 2 352 3000 or firstname.lastname@example.org for the more information and service reservation.
What currency can be opened?
Thailand Elite visa is "Privilege Entry Visa"
1. Special renewable five year multiple entry visa
2. One year extendable length of stay
3. Stay in Thailand longer without the usual need to leave the country
4. Elite Personal Liaison service to represent the member in making the 90-day period appeance as required by Thai Immigration*
* Restricted to the office at Chaengwattana, Bangkok
Thailand Elite provides driving license with EPL service at Department of Land & Transportation Chatuchak, a reservation is made with Customer Contact Center.
How long will it take to get Thai driving license?
- If member have home country driving license, the process is completed within one day.
- If member do not have home country driving license, the member is required to attend and complete training class at Department of Land & Transporation Chatuchak.
The following are the list of required documents :
• Valid visa
You are ineligible to acquire Thailand Elite Membership and you are required to leave the country if you are overstaying on your current entry. Please see the following link for more information - http://overstay.immigration.go.th/advice.html
Member advise the service date, flight details and drop off or pick up address by call or
The service booking should be made at least 5 hours before the service time.
Elite Personal Assistance will escort member from the pier upon arrival and airline check in counter upon departure until finish fast track immigration formality process.
Member can request EPA service upon arrival, departure and connecting flight via Customer Contact Center or email by providing us flight details including date, time and flight number.
Member can request the complimentary spa by calling Thailand Elite Customer Call Center or send an email to give us name of the spa, date, time, with or without other members or guests, type of massage, therapist required and the specific room required.
What will happen if the member do the late cancellation?
The members can book the golf services via calling or sending the emails to us at least 1 day in advance to book the golf courses with us , anyway it's up to the venders where they have the different policies, as some places need us to book 7 or 15 days in advance which you may check with the Customer Call Center via email or telephone while booking the services.
Member has to do 90 Days report of address every 3 months even if the member has a permanent address. The 90 Days report is the process of reporting 90 Days Notification of the Address in Thailand (in case of staying longer than 90 days),
Only new members who have applied from 2013 onwards can do the 90 day report via a drop off of their passport, and complete the TM 47 form at our office or local representative offices below :
*Please note that the member can submit passport for 90-Day report within the period of 15 days before expiration date and 7 days after expiration date.
Make a reservation at least 3 working days in advance by telephone herewith: 023523000 or email: email@example.com
Elite Visa affix at Immigration Head Office Chaengwattana
Transfer Elite Visa from old passport to new passport at Immigration Head Office Chaengwattana
Apply for Thai Driver License at at Department of Land transportation (Chatujak) in Bangkok
Open Bank Account at Bangkok Bank Head Office Sathorn
With our assistant, the above processes shall take approximately one and half hours if all the requirements are well prepared.
Please well note that our EPL service is a first time free of charge as a complimentary to all members of Thailand Elite, then second time onwards there will be a service charged of 2,000 THB (maximum 3 hours) per usage and this service is exclude transportation.
Member can apply for Non-B visa and work permit to work in Thailand and Elite visa will continue until its expiry date. Therefore, once member get Non-B visa then they have to use their Non-B visa only as per Thai law which allow to hold only one visa. Kindly be noted that visa & 90 day report is totally separate type. Member need to check for their validity both 90 day report & visa.
A foreigner can request a certificate of residence in Thailand from either his/her home embassy in Thailand or Immigration Bureau. However, a foreigner must have done a 90 days report since his/her latest entry before request this document from the Immigration. If not, the Immigration will reject to issued this document. We therefore kindly suggest you to request this document from your embassy in Thailand if possible.
Special Entry Visa Holder (SE - Green visa sticker) : Stay extension report must be done every 90 day (as well as 90 day report).