As of March 11th, 2020, the Thai Government requires a visa for anyone travelling with a passport from any of the countries listed below.

For all travellers, whatever your nationality, be sure to check with your airline whether you need to provide a medical certificate before boarding.

List of countries for which visas are now mandatory :

Bulgaria – Bhutan – China – Cyprus – Ethiopia – Fiji – Georgia – Hong Kong – India – Italy – Kazakhstan – Korea (ROK) – Malta – Mexico – Nauru – Papua New Guinea – Romania – Saudi Arabia – Taiwan – Uzbekistan – Vanuatu

For more informations, please, visit the following websites:

Thai Embassy, Bern :
Helvetic Confederation website :
Department of disease control :

The Consulate is open :
– Monday, with appointment only, from 9.00 AM to 12.00 AM,
– Thursday, without appointment, from 9.00 AM to 12.00 AM.

Types of visas Purpose of the visit
Diplomatic visas or official visas To enter Thailand on diplomatic or official functions
Transit visas To transit to the country of destination
Tourist visas To travel for tourism (pleasure) purposes only
Non immigrant Visas To study
To visit family
To conduct business
To stay in the Kingdom after retirement
To serve as a volunteer

Download the visa application form (PDF format).
If you need it, you can find the Adobe Acrobat Reader here.

Take an on-line appointment