The Retirement Visa for Thailand requires that certain conditions are met. We will provide you with the basics however you need to speak to our immigration attorneys on staff for more details. In order to obtain an “O” Visa or retirement visa, you need to be older than 50 years at the date of application for the retirement visa.
If you are over the age of 50 then you can apply to live in Thailand for one year at a time using a Thai retirement visa. The application process starts with obtaining a 3 month Thai retirement visa also known as a “O-A” visa. This is extended in Thailand.
Planning on visiting Thailand for more than 30 days or crossing over a land border into Thailand. If these are your plans then it is best to obtain a tourist visa before you arrive in Asia. These are the limitations and reasons for the visa.
If you are visiting Thailand then you might be in for a surprise as many of the immigration rules have changed. If you arrive in Thailand by air then you will receive 30 days visa on arrival, however arriving via land that has changed.