Non “O” Thai Marriage Visa
Spouse Visa – How to apply
By far the easiest way is to let Expat Gold handle your visa application for you. A Thai Marriage Visa is a two step process. The first is to apply For a single entry Non “O” 90 day visa.
You must make sure you have all the requested documents, including copies and all originals. When entering Thailand on a 90 day Non-Immigrant O Visa, you must make the Marriage Visa extension at an immigration office during the last 30 days of your permitted 90-day stay.
The normal process for a marriage visa takes around 3-4 weeks, but it can take longer.
Marriage visa – Requirements
In order to apply for a Thai Marriage Visa you must be married to a Thai national. You will need to provide the following documents:
- A recognized Marriage Certificate (you may also be required to present an Affirmation of Freedom to Marry from a Thai Embassy or Consulate from your home country.
- Or, you must prove that you have a monthly income or pension of at least 40,000 baht per month OR
- Or, have a combination of the money cleared in a Thai bank and an annual pension totaling at least 400,000 baht.
- This must be the foreign man’s own income, it cannot be a joint income or the wife’s income. It should not be paid into a joint account.
- If you are a foreign lady married to a Thai man then there is no financial requirement for your extension of stay.
In order to prove how much you have in your Thai bank you will need to provide:
- An updated bank book or passbook.
- A letter from your bank stating that all money transferred to your bank from overseas was cleared at least two months prior to making your visa application.
Other documents which may be requested:
- A Police Clearance.
- A Medical Certificate.
When renewing your Thai Marriage Visa you must have the necessary funds cleared in your Thai Bank account at least 3 months prior to your renewal application.
What you should know
Holders of a Non-Immigrant O Marriage Visa must report their current address to a Thai immigration office every 90 days. This can be done three ways:
- In person at a Thai immigration office.
- By mail.
- Through an agent who has the Power of Attorney to report you status.
If you are not in Thailand on the date your 90-day reporting is due, you do not need to report your status, your 90-day reporting will begin again from day 1 on the date you re-enter Thailand.
If you plan on leaving and re-entering Thailand whilst on Non-Immigrant O Marriage Visa, you will first need to get a re-entry permit in order to not lose your visa when you leave.
A re-entry permit can be secured from a Thai Immigration Office or International Airport. Our fees are 1,500 Baht for a single re-entry, and 4,200 Baht for a multiple re-entry permit.
When re-entering Thailand, make sure to note the number of your re-entry permit on your immigration arrival form in order for your visa to be re-activated.
If there is a divorce your Non-Immigrant O Marriage Visa will become invalid and you will be required to leave Thailand immediately. In some cases, you may be allowed to remain in the Thailand until the Thai Marriage Visa expires, but you must first check at a Thai Immigration Office.
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