Royal Thai Consulate
Priory Court, Saxon Way, Priory Park West,
Hessle, Kingston upon Hull, East Yorkshire,
HU13 9PB, UK

+44 (0) 1482 581668
Fax +44 (0) 1482 628877

thaienquiries@thaiconsul-uk.com

Non-Immigrant Category "B" Visa for the Purpose of research / Discussions between UK and Thai Universities or Similar

This Non-Immigrant Category B Visa is available for persons who are travelling to Thailand in their capacity as a representative of a UK university or similar for the purpose or research and discussions with persons representing a Thai university or similar.

IMPORTANT
The information below is provided on the basis that the applicant will be applying for their visa in person at the Royal Thai Consulate Hull. Persons intending to apply elsewhere for their visa need to check with the relevant authority.
The issuing of all Non-Immigrant Visas must be authorised by the Royal Thai Embassy, London prior to being issued and this process can take up to one week. When we receive authority to issue we will invite you to visit us and the visa will be issued usually within one hour.

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This visa is available with single entry only, it is not possible to be granted a multiple entry visa. If wishing to stay longer the organisation employing the application will be able to advise on the procedure for extending the period of stay. The single entry visa is valid for three months from date of issue and allows a single stay in Thailand of up to 90 days.

So that we can obtain authorisation from the London Embassy to issue this visa it is necessary for the applicant to submit to us all documents relative to this visa therefore we request you to email scanned copies of the following to thaienquiries@thaiconsul-uk.com

  1. Copy of the page of your passport with photo and details (passport must have minimum 6 months remaining validity at time of applying for the visa).
  2. Completed Visa Application Form with two passport type photos.
  3. Supporting Letter from the organisation where the applicant is employed or is representing.
  4. Letter of Invitation from Thailand organisation stating objective(s) and duration of visit.
  5. Copy of flight tickets
  6. Copy of accommodation reservation.

When we receive approval and authority to issue the visa the applicant will need to visit us in person and bring with them the following:-

  1. Passport (minimum 6 months remaining validity and with at least two blank pages for the visa and for entry/exit stamps).
  2. Two recent passport size photographs as available from a photo booth.
  3. Original completed Visa Application Form.
  4. Visa fee of £50 (single entry) plus £10 processing charge = £60 in cash only.

To find the Royal Thai Consulate, Hull:

Royal Thai Consulate
Priory Court
Saxon Way
Priory Park West
Hessle
Kingston upon Hull
East Yorkshire
HU13 9PB

01482 581668

We are at the western outskirts of Hull, not far from the Humber Bridge.