Category C


This type of visa will be issued to applicants who wish to enter the Kingdom for the following purposes:

  • the person in charge or crew of a conveyance coming to a port, station or area in the Kingdom

Visa Fees and Service Charges

Visa Category Fee Validity of Visa Validity of Stay
Transit Visa INR 1900(Per Entry) 3 Months Permitted to stay for a period not exceeding 30 Days.

Visa fee listed above is per applicant


Service Charges

Service Charges to be paid per application in addition to the Visa Fees:

No of Applications Service Charge per application including all taxes
01-10 INR 215
11-25 INR 195
Above 25 INR 185

Optional Courier Service

Service Benefits Charge(Per Application)
Courier Passport delivery at your home / office address INR 310/- (Inclusive of all the taxes)

Kindly Note:

  • All fees and charges are non-refundable, even if the application is refused or withdrawn
  • The above service offering are optional
  • The fee mentioned includes Goods & Service Tax- SGST @ 9% and CGST @ 9%
  • Applicants are requested to collect appropriate receipts while opting for these services

Documents Required

  1. Passport or travel document with validity not less than 6 months with Two Blank Pages, and is not damaged.
  2. Visa Application Form : The form shall be filled online (on VFS website), printed out and signed
  3. Two recent photographs of the applicant. Please check details under the tab Photo Specifications.
  4. Evidence of Transportation
    • Confirmed tickets to Thailand (if applicable)
  5. From Company:
    • Original covering letter from the company addresses to the Royal Thai Consulate - General, Kolkata issue visa to the Crew member
    • Copy of registration papers of the organisation
    • Copy of Employment contract
    • Original Crew members I.D. along with photocopy.
  6. Evidence of adequate finance (Any of below)
    • Original receipt of endorsement of 700 USD/person or
    • Original Bank Statement from last month with minimum balance equally as 700 USD/person with bank stamp and signature or
    • Copy of credit Card issued by a bank or financial institution along credit card statement from last month
  7. Applicant traveling from some particular countries (see list) have to submit International Health Certificate of Yellow Fever Vaccination.
  Download the checklist

Photo Specifications

  • Colour photographs
  • Not older than 3 months
  • Size 3.5x4.5 cm
  • White background
  • Dark coloured clothes
  • Full face must be visible, with face and eyes in correct position to the camera, and teeth invisible.
  • No sunglasses, hat or any head covering (unless it is warn due to religious beliefs)
  • Photographs must be clear, of good quality, and are not digitally modified.

Note:  The Royal Thai Consulate-General Kolkata has full right to ask applicant to change the photographs.

Processing Time

Processing Time will be approximately 5 working days

Note :

  • If there is any further verification required on the submitted documents there will be a further delay in the above mentioned processing time.
  • The travel date should be minimum seven working days from the date of submission at Thailand Visa Application Centre.

Download Forms

Please check the list of requisite documents before submitting your application. The guidelines listed on this site will help you prepare your documents as accurately as possible. This will minimize chances of rejection of your Visa Application due to incorrect or inadequate documents.

Thailand Visa Application Form for Kolkata should be filled up online. For more details click here.