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Chinese Embassy in Thailand

  • Name Chinese Embassy in Thailand
  • Address: 57, Ratchadapisake Road, Bangkok
  • Tel: 0066-2-2450088
  • Fax: 0066-2-2468247
  • Office hours: Monday to Friday 9:00am to 11:30(except Chinese and thailand’s holidays).
  • Email: chinaemb_th@mfa.gov.cn

Note: This information was last updated on Nov.15, 2000. See the embassy website for confirmation: http://www.chinaembassy.or.th/eng/

1. Tourist (L) Visa Application

You may submit the application to the Visa Office of the Embassy or Consulate-General which holds consular jurisdiction over the state where you live in. If you cannot go in person, you may entrust someone else or a travel/visa agent to transact your application affairs. No appointment is required. Mailed applications are not acceptable and will be returned.

Documents Required

  • For individual: A valid passport (with at least 6 months validity and at least on blank visa page), a fully completed visa application form, a recent 2-inch passport photo (bareheaded and full-faced), round-trip (vehicle, ship) tickets, hotel booking in China, travel check or bank saving statement(when necessary)
  • For group tour: Group visa is not issued on the passports, but on a separate paper, which requires all the group members come and leave China together.

Fee and Payment Method

Schedule of visa fees ( unit: THB)

Visa TypesThai CitizensAmerican CitizensCitizens of Other Countries
Single-Entry VisaTHB 1,000THB 4560THB 1,100
Double-Entry VisaTHB 2,000THB 4560THB 1,650
Multi-Entry Visa with 6-month ValidityTHB 3,000THB 4560THB 2,200
Multi-Entry Visa with 12-month ValidityTHB 4,500THB 4560THB 3,300

Note: Rush service is available but extra fees will be charged. One working day processing will charge extra fees of 12,000 THB. 2-3 working days processing will charge extra fees of 800THB.

Processing Time

The regular processing day is 4 working days. Besides, the embassy also provides one working day processing and the 2–3 working days processing service, but additional fees will be charged.

Visa Pick-Up

You should go to the visa office of embassy in person to pick up your visa on the pick-up date specified in the receipt. The receipt must be presented.

2. Where to Apply

You need to choose the Visa Office of the Embassy or Consulate-General which holds consular jurisdiction over the districts where you live. See figure below. Addresses, etc. follow the office hours info.

Office Hours

The embassy visa section office hours: 9:00am–11:30pm, Monday to Friday (except public holidays).

Holidays Schedule in 2011

The embassy will be closed on Saturday, Sunday and public holidays, including New Year’s Day, Chinese Spring Festival, Makha Bucha Day, Tomb-sweeping Day, Chakri Memorial Day, Songkran Festival Day, Labor Day, Coronation Day, Coronation Day, Royal Ploughing Ceremony Day, Visakha Bucha Day, Dragon Boat Festival, Asarnha Bucha Day, Asarnha Bucha Day, Buddhist Lent Day, H.M. The Queen's Birthday, Mid-autumn Festival, China National Day, Chulalongkorn Memorial Day, H.M. The King's Birthday, Constitution Day, and New Year's Eve.

The Chinese Embassy Visa Office

  • Website: http://www.chinaembassy.or.th
  • Address: 57, Ratchadapisek Road, Bangkok, 10310, Thailand
  • Office Hours: 09:00am–11:30am, Monday to Friday(except public holidays)
  • Tel: +66–2–2457033, 2457036(24 hour Auto Answer), 2478970(2:00pm–5:00pm for Working Day)
  • Fax: +66–2–2472214
  • Email: chinaemb_th@mfa.gov.cn

Consulate-General of the People’s Republic of China in Chiang Mai

  • Districts covered: Chiang Mai, Chiang Rai, Lampang, Lamphun, Nan, Uttaradit, Tak, Phitsanulok, Sukhothai, Phayao, Phrae, and Mae Hong Son
  • Website: http://chiangmai.china-consulate.org
  • Address: No. 111 Changlo Road, Haiya District, Chiang Mai 50100, Thailand
  • Office Hours: 09:00am–11:30am, Monday to Friday(except public holidays)
  • Tel: +66–53–280380 (2:00 pm–4:00 pm for Working Day)
  • Fax: +66–53–274614
  • Email: chinavisa.cm@gmail.com

Consulate-General of the People’s Republic of China in Songkhla

  • Districts covered: Chumphon, Ranong, Surat thani, Nakhon Si Thammarat, Phangnga, Phuket, Krabi, Trang, Phat thalung, Songkhla, Satun, Pattani, Yala, and Narathiwat
  • Website: http://songkhla2.mofcom.gov.cn/
  • Address: No. 9, Sadao Road, Ampur Muang, Songkhla 90000, Thailand
  • Office hours: 09:00am–11:30am, Monday to Friday(except public holidays)
  • Tel: 74–325045
  • Fax: 74–323772
  • Email: chinaconsul_skh_th@mfa.gov.cn