Thailand launches the Multiple Entry Tourist Visa (METV) scheme
On 28 July 2015, the Thai Government launched the “Multiple Entry Tourist Visa (METV)” scheme. This new scheme, published in the Royal Gazette on 14 September 2015, is an addition to the already existing sixty (60) days tourist visa, and will be effective from 13 November 2015 onwards.
The METV is available to tourists of all nationalities. Applicants can apply for the METV at all Thai Embassies, Consulates-General as well as Honorary Consulates worldwide. The application fee is 5,000 THB, with a visa validity of six (6) months and the duration of stay of up to sixty (60) days per visit.
The METV is hoped to boost Thailand’s tourism industry, bring increased revenue into the country and help prepare Thailand for the ASEAN Community.
Visa and Travel Documents Division
Department of Consular Affairs