Options to Travel to Thailand from Maldives effective from November 1, 2021

Updated on 1 November 2021.

Please use the following tool to see the options available for you to travel to Thailand at this time and the procedures that needs to be followed for each option.

Self-help tool to assist you to determine the best option for you to travel from Maldives to Thailand effective from 1 November 2021 on Tourist Visa (including exempted tourist visa)

Disclaimer: by using below tool you agree that you understand, that the information provided by the tool below is based on information you submit . Furthermore, the information provided is current as of the date on which this page is updated.

For business, student and medical visa, please select the appropriate option below

Maldivian passport holders who wish to travel to Thailand on business or seeking medical treatment or for studying or other purposes for any duration of stay MUST obtain visa prior to their travel to Thailand and complete all the steps mentioned below.

Maldivian nationals wishing to visit Thailand for medical purposes must initiate the process by contacting the hospital or medical facility from which you wish to obtain treatment. Follow their guidelines to obtain approval for your visit. Once your visit is approved, you may contact Royal Thai Embassy in Colombo by sending an email (royalthaiembassyincolombo@gmail.com) to get initiate medical visa process.

For Maldivians seeking medical treatment in Thailand, the Maldivian Embassy in Bangkok has published on their website a useful guideline which you can access from this link: https://www.maldivesembassy.or.th/images/Guideline_for_Visiting_Thailand_Version_2.pdf

1. Apply for Visa

To apply for visa, complete the following steps:

a) Download visa application form and check list from below links. Fill in both forms, scan and email your completed visa application form, completed check list along with other required documents as stated in the checklist to Embassy email: royalthaiembassyincolombo@gmail.com

Download visa application form from this link: https://image.mfa.go.th/mfa/0/nrpgTpGLMX/migrate_directory/services-20180209-210111-556437.pdf

Download appropriate check list from this link: https://colombo.thaiembassy.org/en/publicservice/65725-thai-visa-application-form-and-checklist-forms-for-all-types-of-thai-visa?page=5d7d051f15e39c0cf800627c&menu=5d7d052015e39c0cf80062d0

You can view applicable visa fees from this link: https://colombo.thaiembassy.org/en/publicservice/annoucement-on-consular-service-fees?page=5d7d051f15e39c0cf800627f&menu=5d7d051f15e39c0cf8006280

b) Once all documents are in order, the embassy will inform the applicant via email to send their passport, original of the visa application and visa fee to the Royal Thai Embassy in Colombo via courier services or by alternative arrangement. Please note that you will also be responsible to make arrangements either via courier services or otherwise to get back your passport once visa is issued.

c) Visa process usually takes 5 working days to complete once the passport and other documents are received by the Embassy. Embassy will inform the applicant via email when the visa is issued and passport is ready to be collected.

2) Once you have received your Thai visa, please use the information tool above to determine the best option to travel to Thailand.

Non-Thai passport holders who wish to travel to Thailand on business or seeking medical treatment or for studying or other purposes for any duration of stay MUST obtain visa prior to their travel to Thailand and complete all the steps mentioned below.

1. Apply for Visa in person at the Royal Thai Embassy in Colombo, Sri Lanka

Address and Contact Details:
Royal Thai Embassy in Colombo, Sri Lanka
26, Sir Marcus Fernando road, Colombo 07, Sri Lanka
(+9411) 752 9500-3 emergency number for Thai people +94773070747-48

Monday to Friday: 08.30 - 12.00 hrs. / 13.00 - 16.30 hrs.

For information visit their website: https://colombo.thaiembassy.org/th/index

Application form links are below:
Download visa application form from this link: https://image.mfa.go.th/mfa/0/nrpgTpGLMX/migrate_directory/services-20180209-210111-556437.pdf

Download appropriate check list from this link: https://colombo.thaiembassy.org/en/publicservice/65725-thai-visa-application-form-and-checklist-forms-for-all-types-of-thai-visa?page=5d7d051f15e39c0cf800627c&menu=5d7d052015e39c0cf80062d0

You can view applicable visa fees from this link: https://colombo.thaiembassy.org/en/publicservice/annoucement-on-consular-service-fees?page=5d7d051f15e39c0cf800627f&menu=5d7d051f15e39c0cf8006280

2. For more information or clarifications, please email the Royal Thai Embassy in Colombo, Sri Lanka on royalthaiembassyincolombo@gmail.com

Infographics

Accredited Vaccines Approved by WHO and Ministry of Health Thailand leaflet (in English)

Visa Exemption Scheme (in English)

Thailand Pass FAQ (in English)

Alternative Quarantine (AQ) for Travelers who are Not Fully Vaccinated (in English)

Exemption from Quarantine with Conditions (Test and Go)

Sandbox Areas for Travelers wo are Fully Vaccinated (in English)