Immigrate to Thailand from Ukraine

Updated on Monday 30th May 2022

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Ukraine and six other nations were recently given Thailand visa exemptions, allowing them to visit Thailand visa-free for up to 30 days. If you want to relocate to Thailand from Ukraine, you will no longer need to apply for a visa on arrival as of April 14, 2019, and will be granted visa-free admission to Thailand.
 
Our Thai lawyers can provide you with legal help in the relocation process. So, if you seriously want to immigrate to Thailand from Ukraine, our immigration attorneys are at your disposal. You can also get customized legal services from them in any matter that implies legal assistance in Thailand.
 

How to enter Thailand without a visa

 
Please find below a general guide to Thai visa application if you want to immigrate to Thailand from Ukraine:
 
  • Ukrainian people do not require a visa to enter Thailand;
  • Once in Thailand, Ukrainian citizens should head to the immigration desk;
  • Present a travel document, such as an original passport or a Ukrainian travel document;
  • After receiving your entrance stamp, you may enter Thailand and stay for the period specified on your stamp.
 
If you need comprehensive guidance regarding relocation, you are welcome to get in touch with the seasoned lawyers located at our law firm in Thailand.
 
Furthermore, once you move to Thailand from Ukraine you can seek the legal help of our Thai lawyers if you want to apply for residency. Our lawyers will provide you with detailed information about the criteria necessary for acquiring residency in this country.
 

Requirements for different types of visas in Thailand

 
Local people and foreign nationals residing in Ukraine who intend to apply for any of the different types of visas must do so in person at the Royal Thai embassy or consulate in Ukraine. Please keep in mind that the application procedures and fees may vary by region. If you have a plan to move to Thailand from Ukraine, you need to meet these requirements:
 
Retirement visa (Non-immigrant "O" or "OA" visa)
 
You must meet the following criteria if you want to obtain this visa:
 
  • you must be at least 50 years old;
  • 65,000 THB pension or 800,000 THB in a Thai bank, or a combination of both;
  • must obtain first the 90-day travel visa (single entry) followed by a one-year stay in Thailand (multiple entries).

Visa through marriage (Non-immigrant "O" visa)
 
You must meet the following criteria if you want to immigrate to Thailand from Ukraine on a marriage visa:
 
  • you must be married to a Thai citizen;
  • THB 40,000 in income or THB 400,000 in the bank account, or a combination of the two;
  • 90-day travel visa (single entry) followed by a one-year stay in Thailand (multiple entries).
 
Dependent or guardian "O" visa
 
You must meet the following criteria if you want to relocate to Thailand from Ukraine through this visa:
 
  • Dependents or immediate family members of non-immigrant visa holders;
  • Direct family or guardian of a Thai kid or a foreign student;
  • 90-day travel visa (single entry) followed by a one-year stay in Thailand (multiple entries).
 
Tourist "TR" visa
 
You must meet the following criteria if you want to move to Thailand from Ukraine on a tourist visa:
 
  • Only for tourism reasons, not for business or work;
  • Staying for 30 or 60 days is possible;
  • Another 30-day extension can be granted.
 
Study Visa (Non-immigrant "ED" Visa)
 
You must meet the following criteria if you want to immigrate to Thailand from Ukraine on a study visa:
 
  • Thailand offers study trips and training activities;
  • 90-day travel visa (single entry) followed by a one-year stay in Thailand (multiple entries).
 
Business (Non-immigrant "B" visa)
 
You must meet the following criteria if you want to relocate to Thailand from Ukraine through this visa:
 
  • Conduct business in Thailand or work for a Thai firm;
  • 90-day travel visa (single entry) followed by a one-year stay in Thailand (multiple entries).
 
If you want to immigrate to Thailand from Ukraine on a business visa, you are welcome to interact with our Thai lawyers. They will help you in the application process of obtaining a Thai business visa.
 

Documents required for a visa-free entry in Thailand for Ukrainians

 
Ukrainian citizens can stay in Thailand for up to 30 days without a visa. Ukrainian nationals can visit Thailand visa-free for 30 days through land border crossings from Laos, Myanmar, Cambodia, or Malaysia, however, the number of times you can utilize visa exemption when crossing by land throughout the year is restricted. Ukrainian citizens are eligible for a visa-free stay in Thailand if they meet the following criteria:
 
  • Passport issued by Ukraine, valid for at least 6 months from the date of entry;
  • Within 30 days, a return or onward ticket (flights from Ukraine to Thailand);
  • A cash deposit of at least 10,000 THB per individual and 20,000 THB per household is required (can be equivalent in USD, EUR, or any other currency).
 
You can get further details about these criteria if you want to immigrate to Thailand from Ukraine without a visa.
 

Cost of Thai tourist visa

 
The cost of a Thailand visa varies based on the nation you are applying from and the local currency. However, the cost of a Thai Tourist Visa is estimated to be between $30 and $50 for single-entry visas and $150 to $250 for multiple-entry visas.
 
Additionally, depending on the preferences of the Thai embassy or consulate through which you apply, you may be required to pay in cash or by bank transfer at the time of application.
 

Immigration statistics in Thailand

 
If you want to immigrate to Thailand from Ukraine, you must know about the constant rise in the immigrant population of Thailand:
 
  • Thailand's total immigration population in 2000 was 1,257,821.00, about 55.34% higher compared to 1995;
  • In 2005, the number of immigrants in Thailand was 2,163,447.00, 72% higher compared to 2000;
  • In 2010, Thailand's immigration figures were 3,224,131.00, almost 49.03% more from 2005;
  • In 2015, Thailand welcomed 3,913,258.00 immigrants, a 21.37% rise from 2010.
 
Contact our Thai lawyers if you want to immigrate to Thailand from Ukraine. They will provide you with legal knowledge as well as practical legal assistance.