Retirement Visa O-X Five years

Non-Immigrant Visa Category “O-X” (5 years) 

Important Information:

    • From 1 June 2021, visa applicants from Denmark and Lithuania are required to apply for a visa online at https://thaievisa.go.th Visa applicants will be asked to set up an account and submit an online visa application as an individual. All required documents must be uploaded, and the payment is made online through secured portal. Applicants are then required to submit their passports together with original required documents in person at the Royal Thai Embassy, Copenhagen.
      – To apply for a visa online: https://thaievisa.go.th
      – To watch a demonstration VDO: https://thaievisa.go.th/video-user-manuals
      – For visa information, please visit www.thaiembassy.dk
      Please note that Monday 24 May 2021 will be the last day the Embassy will process visa applications submitted by a paper application form. For further inquiry, please email visa@thaiembassy.dk.

 

Purpose of Visit 

This type of visa may be issued to applicants who are over 50 years of age and over and wish to stay in Thailand for a period of not exceeding 10 years without the intention of working. Holder of this type of visa is allowed to stay in Thailand for 5 years each time with the possibility of an extension of up to 5 years at the Royal Thai Immigration Bureau (total 10 years). 

Eligibility 

  • Applicants must be at least 50 years of age and above (on the day of submitting the application). 
  • Applicants must be nationals and passport holders of eligible countries, namely; Japan, Australia, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, Canada and the United States. 
  • Applicants must have a bank deposit of no less than 3 million Baht in Thailand OR a bank deposit of no less than 1.8 million Baht and an annual income of no less than 1.2 million Baht. Such amount must be maintained in bank deposit in full for at least one year and at no less than 1.5 million Baht thereafter.  
  • Applicants must have a Thai health insurance for the duration of stay, with coverage for outpatient treatment of no less than 40,000 Baht and inpatient treatment of no less than 400,000 Baht. The Thai health insurance can be obtained via http://longstay.tgia.org  
  • Applicants must be Danish nationals or nationals of the above-mentioned eligible countries with permanent residence permit in Denmark. 
  • Applicants not prohibited from entering the Kingdom as provided by the Immigration Act B.E. 2522 (1979). 
  • Having no criminal record in Thailand and the country of the applicant’s nationality and residence. 
  • Not having prohibitive diseases such as Leprosy, Tuberculosis, drug addiction, Elephantiasis, and third phase of Syphilis as indicated in the Ministerial Regulation No.14 B.E.2535. 

Validity of Visa: Multiple entries with the validity of visa of 5 years 

Period of StayTravelers with this type of visa will be permitted to stay in Thailand for a period of 5 years each time with the possibility of an extension of up to 5 years at the Royal Thai Immigration Bureau (total 10 years).  

Applicants are requested to submit the following documents after making an appointment with the embassy via e-visa system. 

Required documents (in English): 

(Required 2 sets: 1 original and 1 copy) 

  1. 2 appointment receipt. See example CLICK
  2. Actual passport (valid at least six months, in good condition and contain at least ONE completely empty visa page) 
  3. 2 copies of the passport 
  4. 2 copies of the flight ticket/reservation 
  5. 2 copies of hotel reservation or rental contract/deed. In case residing with a family, an invitation from the host family along with a copy of their undersigned Thai ID or house registration is required.The name of the applicant must indicated clearly. (It is not enough to write the address on the application) Example for Invitation Letter Click     / ตัวอย่างหนังสือเชิญ Example for Invitation Letter Thai Click 
  6. Three color passport-size photographs (4×6 cm). Photocopy or photo taken from Photostat will not be accepted. Photographs must have a light color background with a full-face view of the person without wearing a hat or dark glasses. Photographs must be taken within 6 months. 
  7. A bank statement (from Thailand financial institutes only) and a letter of guarantee from the bank with bank’s contact information showing a deposit of the amount no less than 3 million Baht. Please note that such minimum amount must be maintained at least 1 year after receiving the visa year and at no less than 1.5 million Baht thereafter. OR a copy of bank statement (from Thailand financial institutes only) and a letter of guarantee from the bank with bank’s contact information showing a deposit of the amount no less than 1.8 million Baht and a proof of annual income of no less than 1.2 million Baht. Please note that such minimum amount must be maintained at least 1 year after receiving the visa year and at no less than 1.5 million Baht thereafter. 
  8. A letter of verification stating that the applicant has no criminal record in English (verification shall be valid for not more than 3 months). 
  9. A medical certificate showing no prohibitive diseases such as Leprosy, Tuberculosis, drug addiction, Elephantiasis, and third phase of Syphilis as indicated in the Ministerial Regulation No.14 B.E.2535. 
  10. Health insurance plan as listed on http://longstay.tgia.org with coverage for outpatient treatment of no less than 40,000 Baht and inpatient treatment of no less than 400,000 Baht. 
  11. In case of accompanying spouse, a marriage certificate must be provided as evidence including items number 1-11 
  12. In case of accompanying legal child/adoptive child, who are under 20 years old, a birth certificate/adoption order must be provided as evidence including items number 1-6 and 10. In the case where spouse and legal child/adoptive child are not eligible to apply for the category “O-X” visa, he or she can apply for the category “O” visa or “ED” visa (for child). 

Visa application fee:                2,500 DKK 

Applications lacking any required documents will not be processed and will be returned to the applicant immediately.

**The Embassy does not provide copy service and all copies must be made in A4 paper.**

 

 

 

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