How Nigerians Can Get a Visa to Thailand

Learn how Nigerians can get a visa to Thailand in this article. We take you through all the necessary information required to procure a visa.

About Thailand

The Kingdom of Thailand was initially known as Siam. It is a country at the center of the Indochinese peninsula located in Mainland Southeast Asia. Thailand is famous for its tropical beaches, royal palaces, ancient ruins, and temples showcasing figures of Buddha, a revered symbol in the country.
Bangkok is its capital, and Bangkok is home to ultramodern architecture, beside quiet communities by the riverside.

Types of Thai Visa

  1. Diplomatic Visa
  2. Official Visa
  3. Courtesy Visa
  4. Tourist Visa
  5. Transit Visa
  6. Non-Immigrant Visa
  7. Immigrant Visa
  8. Non-Quota immigrant Visa


Nigerians applying for Non –Immigrant Visa for business/ work (category “B”), need to complete a visa application form and present it together with all required documents below:

  1. International passport valid for at least six months after the stipulated date of travel and validity exceeding six(6) months after your scheduled return. It should also include blank pages.
  2. The application form must be completely filled, signed by the applicant.
  3. Two recent passport-sized photographs not more than 6 months old which captures the entire face with a white background (2 x 2 inches).
  4. The Certificate of Clearance from the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency of Nigeria (NDLEA).
  5. A certificate of Criminal Clearance issued by the Nigerian police.
  6. The original and photocopy of the applicant’s bank statement valid for the past 6 months and the letter of reference issued by the authorized bank officer/manager. The two documents must be certified by the Notary Public or the Court and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Nigeria.
  7. For employed applicants, they are to provide a letter of reference from the company stating the nature of the business, the purpose of the applicant’s visit, and the duration of stay in Thailand.
  8. Invited applicants are to provide a letter of invitation from the company in Thailand stating the nature of business, the purpose of trading partners’ visit, and the duration of the applicant’s stay in Thailand.

Copies of the following official documents are also presented;

    1. A list of shareholders.
    2. Certificate of business registration and business license.
    3. Company profile.
    4. Statement of income tax clearance of the latest year etc.

9. International Health Certificate on Yellow Fever Vaccination.

10. Hotel reservation or accommodation in Thailand. If there are no hotels available, the applicant may contact the Thai Hotel Association (THA) for assistance.

11. Confirmed return air ticket from Thailand paid in full.

12. Visa fee costing 13,000 Naira for single entry only.

Where To Go

Royal Thai Embassy, Nigeria

Address: 24 Tennesse Crescent, Off Panama Street, Maitama, Abuja.
Working hours: 8.30-16.30 hrs.
Consular Section Tel: (+234) 706 308 0403, (234) 7067 4558
Email Address: [email protected] or [email protected]
Official Website:

For more details regarding all types of Thai visas, please visit the official website of the Royal Thai Embassy in Nigeria.

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