Please read below information before applying the visa at Royal Thai Consuate-General in Fukuoka
- The Consulate-General may require additional documents and reserves the right to reject incomplete visa application.
- The issuance of visa is under the discretion of the Consulate-General. The Consulate-General refuses to explain reason for visa rejection.
- Non-Japanese applicant holding passports of Afghanistan, Algeria, Bangladesh, China, Egypt, India, Iran, Iraq, Lebanon, Libya, Nigeria, Nepal, North Korea, Pakistan, Palestinian State, Saudi Arabia, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Syria and Yemen cannot apply for any category of visa at the Royal Thai Consulate-General, unless the applicant acquires permanent residence / mid-to long-term / specific visa to legally reside in Japan.
- Non-Japanese applicant holding passports of Nigerian applicant is required additional document of the Certificate of Clearance which is issued by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA). The said certificate must be legalized by Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Nigeria and Royal Thai Embassy in Abuja.***The Consulate-General may require more documents.
- Foreigners residing in Japan on specific visa such as permanent resident, long term resident, spouse or child of Japanese citizen, or student, are required to submit additional documents for each category of visa.
- The applicant is strongly advised to apply for visa ahead of time of departure.
- Visa issuance process generally takes 2 - 3 working days (for holder of Japanese passport), unless the applicant is informed by the Consulate-General of the specific date for visa collection.
- The Consulate-General may require an interview, please plan your trip with sufficient time for visa processing.
- Fraud or misrepresentation can result in permanent visa ineligibility.
- Visa fee is non-refundable.
- All documents required should be in English or Thai
- All documents required, except company's registration issued by the Ministry of Commerce of Thailand and certificate of marriage, must be issued within three(3) months on the date of visa application.
New Regulation during the outbreak of COVID-19 : The Civil Aviation Authority of Thailand (CAAT) is currently restricting international passenger flights into the Kingdom of Thailand. Non-Thai nationals will be allowed to fly to Thailand only by special flights under the permission of the Royal Thai Government. The non-Thai nationals, who wish to travel on such flights, will therefore need to apply for the Certificate of Entry into the Kingdom of Thailand (COE) as well as to comply with certain requirements. Please refer to the Embassy's announcement for more information.
*Infomation updated as of 8 December 2020*