The scenic locales of Thailand are among the most preferred vacation spots when one thinks of a relaxing break from the routine.In accordance with the Government of Thailand‘s drive to elevate the travel industry to this well known goal, the Immigration Bureau, Royal Thai Police, has banded together with VFS Global, the world’s biggest re-appropriating and innovation administrations expert for governments and conciliatory missions around the world, to offer Thailand eVisa On Arrival (eVOA) administrations to residents of 21 nationalities to improve the accommodation of their entrance into Thailand.
In a nutshell, eVOA allows applicants to apply online and receive a travel authorisation before departure – this eVOA can be shown at dedicated Thailand immigration counters on arrival at major Thailand airports, allowing travellers to pass through in minutes.
Zubin Karkaria, CEO, VFS Global Group, clarifies in insight concerning the administration, its gathering of people and focal points:
VFS Global has dependably been solidly dedicated to working with our customer governments in consistently upgrading the general visa application experience for candidates. It is a respect for us to work with the Immigration Bureau, Royal Thai Police, to create and reveal the new Thailand E-Visa On Arrival (eVOA) administration. Propelled in February 2019, eVOA is accessible for 21 nationalities who are qualified to apply for the administration.
The eVOA basically enables explorers to lessen time spent at significant airplane terminals in Thailand as it empowers a quicker and smoother migration freedom process through committed eVOA Immigration counters.
This is particularly gainful for voyagers as a few global flights land into Thailand in the early morning hours – and after a medium-term flight, explorers are on the whole enthused about leaving the airplane terminal and getting to their lodging as fast as conceivable without remaining in long lines, topping off paper shapes and changing money at the air terminal to pay for the visa expenses.
For explorers qualified to apply for eVOA, it implies finishing a straightforward online eVOA application structure before takeoff, transferring reports and making the charge installment in a consistent procedure on thailandevoa.vfsevisa.com/from the solace of their home or office, and accepting the eVOA in 24 to 72 hours by email.
They don’t have to convey physical duplicates of reports or photos with them to Thailand or complete muddled physical visa application frames on entry or pay visa charges in Thai Baht on landing.
This guarantees a straightforward and speedy entry process in Thailand – something that each voyager needs after a long flight. Voyagers can present the application online all alone or by means of movement specialists or by means of any VFS Global Visa Application Center.
Nationals of the following 21 countries can apply for eVOA:Andorra, Bulgaria, Bhutan, People’s Republic of China, Cyprus, Ethiopia, Fiji, India, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Maldives, Malta, Mauritius, Papua New Guinea, Romania, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Taiwan, Ukraine and Uzbekistan.
In case of urgent travel, using the Express Service can get one the eVOA within 24 hours. Currently, there is a waiver on Thailand visa fees until April 30, 2019. During this period, travellers opting for the eVOA need to only pay the service fee to get the new convenient and time-saving eVOA. Travellers who enter Thailand at the Suvarnabhumi and Don Mueang airports in Bangkok, and at the Phuket and Chiang Mai airports, can use this service.