Overview of the Thai Elite Visa

Overview of the Thai Elite Visa

Your Gateway to Thailand: Thailand Elite Visa

Thai Elite Visa

We at New Stamford School are thrilled to announce our partnership with Siam Legal International Law Firm to provide expert guidance on the Thai Elite Visa, Thailand’s premium long-stay visa program designed for affluent foreigners seeking a hassle-free, extended stay in the Land of Smiles. As an authorized agent working alongside Siam Legal for the Thailand Elite program, we are well-equipped to guide you through the application process and help you unlock the many benefits of this exclusive visa.

Government-Owned Thailand Elite Program for Long-Term Stay Privileges

What is the Thai Elite Visa?

The Thai Elite Visa is a long-term, multiple-entry visa issued under Thailand’s privilege entry visa program. Managed by the Thailand Privilege Card Company Limited, a subsidiary of the Ministry of Tourism and Sports, this program aims to attract high-net-worth individuals to Thailand by offering a convenient and flexible long-stay solution.

With the Thai Elite Visa, holders can enjoy uninterrupted stays in Thailand for up to 20 years without the need for regular visa runs or 90-day reporting. This makes it an ideal option for digital nomads, retirees, investors, and business travelers who frequently visit Thailand.

Experience Thailand Elite

Experience Thailand Elite: Enjoy a 5-year renewable multi-entry visa, the longest available in Thailand, ensuring a worry-free extended stay.

Recognition & Assistance

Become a member of Thailand Elite to simplify life in Thailand. Embrace Thailand's lifestyle and hospitality with dedicated assistance for government dealings and access to a world of privileges.

Exclusive Privileges

Enjoy concierge, airport, and limousine services, plus special discounts and promotions at shops, spas, golf courses, luxury hotels, and resorts. The Privilege Card enhances your convenience and happiness in Thailand.

Why Choose New Stamford School and Siam Legal as Your Thai Elite Visa Agents?

Through our partnership with Siam Legal, an authorised General Sales and Services Agent (GSSA) for the Thai Elite programme, New Stamford School offers a range of benefits to our clients, including:

24/7 VIP Phone Support

Access round-the-clock support from Siam Legal for any legal or immigration-related concerns. Whether you have questions about your visa application or need urgent assistance during your stay in Thailand, our dedicated team is available to provide expert guidance and support.

Complimentary Consultations with Legal Experts

Enjoy free consultations with Siam Legal's experienced legal professionals. Get personalised advice on immigration laws, visa requirements, or any other legal matters pertaining to your stay in Thailand, ensuring you're well-informed and prepared throughout the process.

Free Notary Public Service

Benefit from a one-time, complimentary notary public service provided by Siam Legal. This service ensures that your important documents are properly authenticated, meeting legal requirements in Thailand without any additional cost to you.

Free Bank Account Opening Assistance:

Receive assistance from Siam Legal in opening a bank account in Thailand. Our team will guide you through the process, helping you set up a multi-currency account with internet banking capabilities, making it easier for you to manage finances during your stay.

Unlock Exclusive Benefits

Why New Stamford School and Siam Legal Are Your Premier Choice for Thai Elite Visa Services

The fees for the Thai Elite Visa remain the same, and our clients will be taken care of by both New Stamford School and Siam Legal throughout the application process, ensuring a seamless and cost-effective experience.

VIP Status and Exclusive Privileges in Thailand

Benefits of the Thai Elite Visa


Long-term Stay:

Depending on the membership package, Thai Elite Visa holders can stay in Thailand for 5, 10, 15, or 20 years without the need for visa runs or regular reporting.

Exclusive Services:

Members have access to a dedicated Elite Personal Assistant (EPA) who can provide assistance upon arrival and departure, conduct 90-day reporting on the member’s behalf, and offer expedited immigration and passport control processing.

Additional Perks:

Thai Elite members can enjoy a range of exclusive benefits, such as complimentary airport transfers, golf green fees, spa treatments, annual health check-ups, and discounts on shopping, dining, hotels, and resorts.

Qualifications for the Thai Elite Visa

To apply for the Thai Elite Visa, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Hold a valid foreign passport
  • Have no criminal record or outstanding warrants in any country
  • Have not been sentenced to imprisonment, except for negligence-related offenses
  • Have not been declared bankrupt
  • Have not been diagnosed with a mental disorder or legal incompetence

Nationals of certain countries in Africa, the Middle East, and Asia may face additional restrictions when applying for the Thai Elite Visa.

A Simple Guide

Easy Steps to Apply for the Thai Elite Visa

Step #1
Send a scanned copy of your passport, a passport-sized photo, a signed PDPA form, and a completed application form. 50,000 THB must be paid to fulfill the application fee requirements (this is deducted from the total membership fee following a successful background check).
Step #2
Due diligence: We will work with the relevant authorities to conduct immigration and criminal background checks, which may take 4-12 weeks, depending on the applicant's nationality.
Step #3
Approval and payment: Upon approval, the applicant will receive an approval letter and instructions on how to pay the membership fee via bank transfer or online payment.
Step #4
Visa issuance: After payment, the applicant will receive their Membership ID and instructions on how to obtain the visa upon arrival in Thailand or at the Immigration Bureau in Bangkok if already in the country.

Explore Various Thai Elite Visa Membership Packages

Thai Elite Visa Membership Options and Costs

There are several Thai Elite Visa membership packages available, each with different validity periods, benefits, and costs:


THB 900,000 Net

  • Membership validity of 5 years.
  • It costs 900,000 Thai baht with no annual fee.
  • You have the option to upgrade to this from the Elite Easy Access package.
  • No age restriction; applicants can be any age.





THB 1.5 Million Net

  • Membership validity of 10 years.
  • A 5-year multiple-entry tourist visa, renewable for another 5 years.
  • It costs 1.5 million Thai Baht with no annual fee.
  • You have the option to upgrade from the Elite Privilege Access, Elite Family Alternative, or Elite Superiority Extension package.
  • For additional family members, there is a fee of 1 million Thai Baht.
  • No age restriction; applicants can be of any age.


THB 2.5 Million Net

  • Membership validity of 15 years.
  • A 5-year multiple-entry tourist visa, renewable twice for an additional 5 years.
  • It costs 2.5 million Thai Baht with no annual fee.
  • You have the option to upgrade from the Elite Ultimate Privilege package.
  • For additional family members, there is a fee of 1.5 million Thai Baht.
  • No age restriction; applicants can be any age.


THB 5 Million*

  • Membership validity of 20 years.
  • A 5-year multiple-entry tourist visa, renewable three times for an additional 5 years each.
  • It is only available to applicants via invitation.
  • It costs 5 million Thai Baht with no annual fee.
  • You have the option to upgrade from any Thai Elite Visa.

Required Documents for Thai Elite Visa Application

The applicant must have and submit the following:

How to pay?

Thailand Privilege Card Company Limited accepts payment through various means:

Find Out More About the Thai Elite Visa

The Thai Elite Visa is a prestigious long-term visa program for affluent foreigners, offering exclusive benefits and simplified immigration. Perfect for investors, retirees, and frequent travelers, it provides a convenient and flexible solution for extended stays in Thailand


ask us

No, there is no specific income requirement. You need to be able to pay the fees for your chosen package and must not have been declared bankrupt.


No, applicants of any age can apply for any of the Elite Visa membership packages.

You will need to submit the following documents:

  • Completed Thailand Elite Visa application form
  • Signed PDPA Form
  • Copy of the passport’s profile page (in colour, showing your signature and matching the forms)
  • Passport-sized photo with a white background (high resolution). If applying for a family visa, include proof of relationship to the core member.

Typically, the process takes between 1 to 3 months, including a background check which can take 4 to 6 weeks. The duration may vary based on your nationality and location.

Your passport must have at least 12 months validity remaining and at least 3 blank pages when you apply for the Thailand Elite Visa.

If your current passport has less than five years validity, your visa will be issued to match your passport’s expiry date. Once you obtain a new passport, you can transfer the remaining validity of your visa to the new passport.

Yes, as long as you have not overstayed your tourist visa, you can switch to a Thailand Elite visa.

No, because the Thai Elite Visa is considered a tourist visa. You must cancel your Non-Immigrant visa before your Thai Elite Visa can be validated.

You need to apply for a non-immigrant work visa to work in Thailand. Holding a non-immigrant visa will invalidate your Thai Elite Visa, but it won’t affect its validity otherwise.

Yes, you are still required to do the 90-day report. However, there is a service available through privilege points that allows assistance with the report without needing to visit immigration in person.

Failure to report within the required timeframe will result in a late reporting penalty of 2,000 THB when you do your next 90-day report.

Yes, children under the age of 15 are exempt from overstay penalties but still require a visa to stay in Thailand.

You can own a condominium, but not land. Building on leased land is permitted, where you lease the land and own the building.



Unlock the Door to Exclusive Privileges:

Apply for Your Thai Elite Visa Today

Ready to explore the benefits of the Thai Elite Visa? Contact us through our website to learn more about membership options, costs, and how to apply. Our expert team, in partnership with Siam Legal, is here to guide you every step of the way. Start your journey to hassle-free long-term stay in Thailand today!

Contact us at thailand@newstamford.com or call our English-speaking staff at 081-127-0117 to get started.