Thai visa for Indian citizens

A visa is REQUIRED for Indian passport holders visiting Thailand for tourism and business purposes. See detailed requirements below:

Visa requirements:

Visa type Purposes Visa requirements Allowed stay
Tourist visa For Indian citizens to enter Thailand for a short-term tourism purpose. Visa required N/A
Evisa Thailand e-visa for Indian citizens Not Available
Visa on arrival Thailand visa on arrival for Indian citizens Eligible

Thailand tourist visa requirements:

  • Holding Indian passport that is valid for six months beyond the period of the intended stay in Thailand.
  • Proof of onward travel (departure) from Thailand.

If you are looking for Thailand visa information, such as available types of visas, or how to apply from India, we recommend you visit or contact the embassy or consulate of Thailand nearest your place of residence.

  • New Delhi: The Embassy of Thailand in New Delhi, India (Working hours: Close now)
  • Chennai: The Consulate General of Thailand in Chennai, India (Working hours: Close now)
  • Kolkata: The Consulate General of Thailand in Kolkata, India (Working hours: Close now)
  • Mumbai: The Consulate General of Thailand in Mumbai, India (Working hours: Close now)

Thailand visa applications & requirements (For reference purposes only, please visit the nearest Thailand diplomatic mission offices to India for guidance)

Tourism Statistics Chart

The line chart shows the number of visitors from India traveling to Thailand from 2008 to 2018.

Year Number of visitors (India) estimated Change (%)
2006 459,795 N/A
2007 536,356 16.65%
2008 536,964 0.11%
2009 614,566 14.45%
2010 760,371 23.72%
2011 914,971 20.33%
2012 1,013,308 10.75%
2013 1,050,889 3.71%
2014 932,603 -11.26%
2015 1,069,149 14.64%
2016 1,193,822 11.66%
2017 1,595,754 33.67%
2018 1,596,772 0.06%
2019 1,995,516 24.97%

References: UNWTO.org, World Bank and multiple sources. (This data is for informational purposes only. Please see our disclaimer page for more information.)

Thailand & India comparison

Thailand's area is approximately 510,890 km2 (197,255 sq mi), while the area of India is approximately 2,973,190 km2 (1,147,954 sq mi). This means India is 5.82 times bigger than Thailand.

As of June 2021, Thailand's population is ~77.9 million people - 1,938,391,363 fewer people than the population of India.

We have highlighted Thailand & India’s relative positions on world's map for your reference.

Thailand India Difference
Population (est 2021) 77,927,372 2,016,318,735 1.9 billion fewer people live in Thailand than India
Number of diplomatic missions abroad (est) 98 186 Thailand has 88 fewer diplomatic representations abroad compared with India.
Travel freedom (2021) 35 28 Thailand passport holders can visit 7 more countries and territories without a visa.
Number of foreign missions hosted 144 466 Thai hosts 322 fewer foreign missions than India.

Frequently asked questions, answered

How many visitors from India travel to Thailand in one year?

The number of visitors from India visiting Thailand in 2019 was approximately 1,995,516.

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