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From October, tourists will be able to stay even longer in Thailand

Good news for tourists visiting Thailand from October.


The Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) has approved an extension to the number of days tourists are permitted to stay in the country under the visa exemption and Visa on Arrival schemes.


From October 1, 2022 to March 31, 2023, foreign tourists who are eligible for visa exemption will be able to stay in Thailand for 45 days, an increase from the current 30 days.

In addition, tourists entering Thailand as part of the Visa on Arrival scheme (VOA) will be able to stay in the country for 30 days, an increase from the current 15 days.


Tourists from a total of 64 countries are eligible for visa exemption, which grants them entry to Thailand without a visa.

Some of the countries eligible for visa exemption include Australia, Canada, Denmark, France, Germany, Sweden, United Kingdom and United States.

Meanwhile, 19 countries are eligible for Visa on Arrival including, Ind