Thailand passport visa-free countries, which countries are visa-free for a Thailand passport?

Thailand passport holders can travel to countries such as Singapore, Russia, Brazil, Kenya, and Turkey without a visa or with just a visa on arrival. But many other places, countries, or territories, require a visa for Thai nationals. China, the United States, and the whole European Union are among the nations that require a visa for Thailand passport holders.

Thailand passport visa-free countries

Holders of a Thailand passport have visa-free travel to  countries. If you have a Spanish passport, you can visit these countries without first obtaining a visa:

  • Argentina
  • Barbados
  • Bermuda
  • Brazil
  • Brunei
  • Cambodia
  • Chile
  • Cook Islands
  • Dominica
  • Dominican Republic
  • Ecuador
  • Fiji
  • Georgia
  • Haiti
  • Hong Kong
  • Indonesia
  • Japan
  • Kazakhstan
  • Laos
  • Macao
  • Malaysia
  • Micronesia
  • Mongolia
  • Myanmar
  • Nauru
  • Niue
  • Panama
  • Peru
  • Philippines
  • Qatar
  • Russia
  • Singapore
  • South Africa
  • South Korea
  • St. Vincent and the Grenadines
  • Taiwan
  • Turkey
  • Vanuatu
  • Vietnam

Visa on arrival for Thailand passport

You can travel with a Spanish passport, and get a visa on arrival, to the following countries or territories. Citizens of Thailand can get a visa on arrival when they travel to these countries, that means that you don’t need a visa before travelling there:

  • Armenia
  • Bahrain
  • Bolivia
  • Cape Verde
  • Comoros
  • Ethiopia
  • Guinea-Bissau
  • Iran
  • Jordan
  • Kenya
  • Kyrgyzstan
  • Madagascar
  • Malawi
  • Maldives
  • Marshall Islands
  • Mauritania
  • Mauritius
  • Mozambique
  • Namibia
  • Nepal
  • Nicaragua
  • Oman
  • Palau
  • Papua New Guinea
  • Rwanda
  • Saint Lucia
  • Samoa
  • Senegal
  • Seychelles
  • Sierra Leone
  • Solomon Islands
  • Somalia
  • Tajikistan
  • Tanzania
  • Timor-Leste
  • Togo
  • Tuvalu
  • Uganda
  • Zambia

Visa online for Thailand passport

These are countries that require a evisa or an eTA, electronic travel authorization, for citizens of Thailand. In these countries, and territories, Thai nationals need to get a evisa or an eta online before travelling:

eTA, electronic travel authorization

  • Pakistan
  • Sri Lanka

evisa, visa online

  • Albania
  • Antigua and Barbuda
  • Australia
  • Azerbaijan
  • Benin
  • Colombia
  • Cote d’Ivoire (Ivory Coast)
  • Djibouti
  • Gabon
  • India
  • Lesotho
  • Moldova
  • Montserrat
  • Norfolk Island
  • Saint Kitts and Nevis
  • Sao Tome and Principe
  • South Sudan
  • St. Helena
  • Suriname
  • Ukraine
  • United Arab Emirates
  • Uzbekistan
  • Zimbabwe

Visa required for Thailand passport

Citizens of Thailand need to get a visa before travelling to these countries and territories:

Afghanistan, Algeria, American Samoa, Andorra, Angola, Anguilla, Aruba, Austria, Bahamas, Bangladesh, Belarus, Belgium, Belize, Bhutan, Bonaire, St. Eustatius and Saba, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, British Virgin Islands, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Canada, Cayman Islands, Central African Republic, Chad, China, Congo, Congo (Dem. Rep.), Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Curacao, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Egypt, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Estonia, Eswatini, Falkland Islands, Faroe Islands, Finland, France, French Guiana, French Polynesia, French West Indies, Gambia, Germany, Ghana, Gibraltar, Greece, Greenland, Grenada, Guam, Guatemala, Guinea, Guyana, Honduras, Hungary, Iceland, Iraq, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Kiribati, Kosovo, Kuwait, Latvia, Lebanon, Liberia, Libya, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Mali, Malta, Mayotte, Mexico, Monaco, Montenegro, Morocco, Netherlands, New Caledonia, New Zealand, Niger, Nigeria, North Korea, North Macedonia, Northern Mariana Islands, Norway, Palestinian Territories, Paraguay, Poland, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Reunion, Romania, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, St. Maarten, St. Pierre and Miquelon, Sudan, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkmenistan, Turks and Caicos Islands, United Kingdom, United States of America, Uruguay, US Virgin Islands, Vatican City, Venezuela, Wallis and Futuna, and Yemen.


Sources: Visa Index Thailand passport

The above cover image was taken somewhere at the ‘Festival of Light’ in Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya, Thailand. Photo by Guille Álvarez on Unsplash