Non- immigrant Category O for voluntary work

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.
            – 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

Applicants who wish to conduct a voluntary work in Thailand can only apply for a single entry Non-Immigrant O visa which allows him/her to stay in Thailand for 90 days. Should the work period exceed 90 days, applicants must contact the Thai Immigration Service and apply for an extension of the stay permit.

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

  1. An appointment receipt. See example CLICK
  2. Actual passport (valid at least six months and in good condition)
  3. Copy of the passport (Do NOT attempt to cut the copy of your passport into a passport size.)
  4. Copy of the round-trip tickets or reservation
  5. Copy of hotel reservation/ rental contract/deed. In case of 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 (in Thai) Click
  6. An invitation letter from the organization in Thailand stating the purpose of your stay in Thailand as well as the period of the work
  7. A copy of the organization’s registration
  8.  If you are a non-Danish national residing in Denmark then you need a copy of the residence permit (opholdstilladelse)AND a copy of the yellow CPR card
  9. Citizens listed in the countries with additional requirements, please see section List of Certain Countries with Additional Requirements. Click here

Each application must contain all the required documents. One copy of the document, e.g. flight ticket, cannot be shared with other applicants. Each applicant must have their own copy.

* All documents must be copied  in A4 size. Do not attempt to cut the copy of your passport into a passport size.*


  1. Kindly note that a single entry Non-Immigrant visa allows travelers to stay in the Kingdom of Thailand for three months only. An application for extension of stay permit is possible at the Thai Immigration Office provided that the applicants contact the Immigration in person with the required documents according to each category of visa.
  2. On the other hand, a multiple entries Non-Immigrant visa with one year validity allows a maximum stay in Thailand for three months per entry, meaning that travelers must leave the country every 90 days or contact the Thai Immigration for extension of stay permit.


    Non-Immigrant Visa                                 500 DKK for single entry


    * These are only the most common types of visa requested at the embassy. If the list does not answer your questions or you need to apply for a different type of visa, please contact the embassy staff at visa@thaiembassy.dk or call us at +45 39 62 50 10 ext.1. (13.00-15.45 hrs.)

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