VFS Global Expects Huge Surge In e-Visa On Arrival For Thailand


Thai Airways, the national carrier airline of Thailand is preparing to restart operations between India and Thailand as India decided to resume scheduled commercial international passenger services to/from India effective on March 27, 2022.

In view of this, VFS Global officials predicted a significant increase in demand for their eVisa on Arrival service for Thailand.

It is worth mentioning that in February 2022, Thailand announced that travellers from 18 countries including India can apply for their Thailand eVisa on Arrival through their official website or at their nearest VFS Global Visa Application Centre.

VFS Global Thailand eVisa on Arrival

“Starting of Thailand eVOA services through VFS Global will provide great convenience to customers travelling to Thailand. Thai Airways will be operating 35 flights a week between India and Thailand during the Summer of this year. We sincerely hope this year offers tremendous travel opportunities for customers,” said Sunil Kumar, Sales Manager – North India, Thai Airways.


Noel Swain, Business Head – Passport Services, eVisa and Tourism services, VFS Global, said;

“VFS Global appreciates the constant support and faith of the Thailand Immigration Authority, even during the challenges faced in the last two years. We have seen an uptick in demand for our Thailand eVOA since we resumed the service in January 2022, and we expect a further increase in these numbers once the Tai Airways flights resume at the end of the month.”

Who can apply for Thailand eVisa On Arrival?

Currently, Thailand’s eVisa on Arrival is available for travellers from the 18 nationals. It must be noted that the applicant should have been residing in the eligible countries for at least 21 consecutive days.

  1. Bulgaria
  2. Bhutan
  3. China
  4. Cyprus
  5. Ethiopia
  6. Fiji
  7. Georgia
  8. India
  9. Kazakhstan
  10. Malta
  11. Mexico
  12. Nauru
  13. Papua New Guinea
  14. Romania
  15. Saudi Arabia
  16. Taiwan
  17. Uzbekistan
  18. Vanuatu

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Manish Khandelwal
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