Thailand Privilege Visa 2024


Thailand Privilege Visa 2024

Thailand Privilege Visa 2024

What is a Thai Privilege Visa?

The Thailand Privilege Visa or Thailand Elite Visa is a long-term visa administered by the Thailand Privilege Card Company Limited, a fully-owned subsidiary of the Ministry of Tourism and Sport. The company went through a rebrand hence the release of the four new packages replacing the previous eight Elite Visas.

Thailand Privilege Visa Program

The goal is to attract high-earning foreigners by giving them 4 different Privilege Visa options to apply for, all of which are long-term multiple-entry visas and the right to live in the country for up to 20 years.

These packages focus on providing you with more choices and tailored privileges for various lifestyles.

Membership Type Validity Cost – THB Cost – USD
Gold 5 Years 900,000 24,760
Platinum 10 Years 1,500,000 41,265
Diamond 15 Years 2,500,000 68,776
Reserve (Invitation Only) 20 Years 5,000,000 137,552

Note: Please check the latest currency rate, as it is constantly changing, for up-to-date USD pricing.

What are the Benefits of Thailand Privilege Members?

The new Privilege Visa will offer multiple entries into Thailand. Also, members can stay in the country without the need to leave every 90 days or go on visa runs, as required by other visa categories.

Thailand Privilege is introducing a ‘Point System’ replacing fixed benefits across membership tiers. Members can redeem tier-specific points for their preferred perks within one year, offering tailored privileges for diverse lifestyles.

The benefits listed below are the standard for every membership package.

  • Unlimited access to an Elite Personal Assistant (EPA).
  • Unlimited access to Premium Lane for immigration fast-tracking (Suvarnabhumi, Chiang Mai, Phuket)
  • Multiple entries into Thailand
  • Investment and Wealth Advisory
  • Member Contact Centre (MCC)
  • Annual health checkups (once per membership validity)
  • One night stay at Anantara Vacation Club (during 1st year of membership only) in Thailand
  • Unlimited buy-1-get-1-free movie tickets in Thailand
  • Once a month buy-1-get-1-free meals at Mos Burger chains in Thailand
  • Personal Accident Insurance (180 days, during 1st year of membership only)
  • Premium Lounge, parking privileges, and shopping assistant (via appointment)
  • Exclusive access to golf and spa privileges
  • Restaurant and Store discounts
  • And other privileges to tune up your experience in Thailand, provided you have enough points on hand to spend. You can view them here.

How Do I Qualify for Thailand Privilege Visa?

You must have and maintain the following qualifications:

  • Foreign passport holder.
  • Except for a negligent offense, you must not have ever been sentenced to prison by a court of law in any country.
  • Having not been declared bankrupt.
  • Without any official evaluation suggesting mental illness, incompetence, or quasi-incompetence.
  • Being allowed to stay in Thailand in accordance with the immigration laws, which means the applicant has no overstay record in Thailand

How to get Thailand Privilege Visa

How to Get a Thailand Privilege Visa?

Submitting Your Application

You can start the application for the Thailand Privilege Visa from anywhere, whether in Thailand or overseas. The process is likely to take between one month to three months to be completed.

All you have to do is email the following to a Thai Elite Visa agent such as Siam Legal.

  • A scanned copy of your passport
  • Signed application form
  • Signed PDPA form
  • Photo of yourself (In front of a white wall)

Background Check

When you submit your Thailand Privilege Visa application, a background check will be conducted and you must meet the following criteria:

  • You haven’t been declared bankrupt by a court.
  • You haven’t been sent to jail in any country except for something you did accidentally.
  • You haven’t been officially declared as someone with mental health issues, incompetence, or almost not being able to do things properly.

Payment of Membership

After passing the background check and being approved, you will get a Welcome Letter from Thailand Privilege. It will tell you the next steps, the benefits of the GOLD membership, and how to pay.

There are several ways you can pay, and they include the following:

  • Credit card
  • Bank transfer
  • Cash
  • Cryptocurrency

Getting the Visa

Members have a few ways to get their visa affixed to their passport, which we will explain below.

1. Upon Arrival

When you arrive in Thailand, you will be able to receive the visa stamp at one of the following airports:

  • Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport
  • Phuket International School
  • Chiang Mai International Airport

2. Thai Embassy or Consulate

You can get your Thailand Privilege Visa by contacting the Thai Embassy or Consulate in your home country. You will get the stamp fixed on your passport there.

3. Immigration Office

If you are already in Thailand, you can get the visa at the Immigration Bureau in Bangkok. You are able to book an appointment with the Thailand Privilege office or with a certified Thailand Privilege agent, such as Siam Legal, if you need any assistance.

Are Nationality Restrictions for Thailand Privilege Visa Application?

Not every country can apply for a Thailand Privilege Visa. Citizens from the following countries CANNOT APPLY:

  • Asia: North Korea, Afghanistan, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka
  • Africa: Central Africa, Cameroon, Democratic Republic of Congo, Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Guinea, Ghana, Liberia, Nigeria, Sao Tome, Principe, Sierra Leone, Somalia, and Sudan.
  • Middle East: Algeria, Iraq, Egypt, Iran, Lebanon, Libya, Palestine, Syria, and Yemen

Contact Us Today

If you are interested in the Thailand Privilege Visa, Siam Legal offers personalized consultations, expert guidance, and comprehensive support throughout the application process, ensuring a smooth and hassle-free experience.

To start your journey to becoming a Thailand Privilege member or to receive more information about our services, do not hesitate to contact us today.
 

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