**MUST READ** Applying for a Visa at the Royal Thai Embassy in Lima

**MUST READ** Applying for a Visa at the Royal Thai Embassy in Lima

5 Jun 2021

APPLYING FOR A VISA AT THE ROYAL THAI EMBASSY IN LIMA

Applicants residing in Peru, Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador and Venezuela can apply for a visa at the Royal Thai Embassy in Lima by the following channels:

1. In-person

Applicants who wish to apply for a visa at the Royal Thai Embassy in Lima in person should proceed as follows:

(a) Prepare all required documents for each visa type/category. Applicants can find out which visa type/category suits best with the purpose of his/her visit as well as the list of required documents for each visa type/category in Visa Types.

 (b) Visit to the Embassy to submit the visa application together with the passport, required documents and the payment for visa processing fee in cash. The Embassy’s visa section operating hours are on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays between 10.00 – 12.30 and 14.00 – 16.00. Due to the pandemic, applicants are highly suggested to schedule an appointment in advance.

(c) Upon submission, the Embassy’s staff will initially review each application and provide further recommendations to each applicant (if needed). Each visa application should be processed successfully within 3 working days provided that all the requirements are satisfied. Applicants will be notified when their visa application is complete through the email they have provided.

(d) Applicants can contact the Embassy’s visa section for further inquiries and appointment through thaiembassylima@gmail.com or +51 1 6375620 – 1 ext. 101 and 106.

2. By post

Applicants who wish to apply for a visa at the Royal Thai Embassy in Lima by postal/courier service, especially those who reside in Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador and Venezuela, should proceed as follows:

(a) Prepare all required documents for each visa type/category. Applicants can find out which visa type/category suits best with the purpose of his/her visit as well as the list of required documents for each visa type/category in Visa Types.

(b) Submit the visa application together with the passport, required documents and the evidence for the visa processing fee payment to the following address:

Embajada del Reino de Tailandia

Av. Coronel P. Portillo 678, San Isidro, Lima PERU

*** Applicants must coordinate for the delivery of such documents with a postal/courier service agent and are responsible for the service fee themselves ***

(c) Visa processing fee should be paid to the Embassy by the following channels:

Money transfer: 

Bank: BBVA Peru

Currency: USD

Account Name: Royal Thai Embassy

Account Number: 0011-0661-0200060266 (for domestic transfer only)

CCI: 011-661-000200060266-60

Account Number: 0011-0661-60-0200060266 (for international transfer)

SWIFT CODE: BCONPEPL

*** The Embassy must receive from the applicant the complete amount of visa processing fee in the Embassy’s bank account before processing each visa application. Applicants must take into account the commission fee which may incurred from the bank and might affect the final amount of money transferred into the Embassy’s bank account. Kindly note that the excess amount transferred into the Embassy’s account will not be returned to the applicants. ***

How much should you transfer?

Where you transfer:

Visa Processing Fee

Destination Commission*

Counter transfer from Lima Metropolitan, Peru

Depends on visa types/number of entries

1.1 USD

Counter transfer from other provinces, Peru

Depends on visa types/number of entries

Up to 18 USD**

Mobile/Internet transfer in Peru

Depends on visa types/number of entries

-

International transfer from Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador and Venezuela

Depends on visa types/number of entries

22 USD

*Destination commission is the commission charged by the BBVA bank directly to the Embassy’s account for each transfer into the Embassy’s account. This commission does not include the commission that the banks at the origin charge to the applicants for their services.

** Counter transfers from other provinces of Peru are subject to the commission of up to
18 USD. Applicants should consult with the banks at the origin for the exact amount of commission needed to be transferred to the Embassy’s account.

*** Commissions are subject to change depending on BBVA bank’s policy.

 

Cash: Applicants can arrange for someone in Lima to come to the Embassy and make payment for the visa processing fee on their behalf. Advance appointment is highly recommended in this case.

(d) After the document submission and the payment are confirmed, each visa application should be processed successfully within 5 working days provided that all the requirements are satisfied. Applicants will be notified when their visa application is complete though the email they provide.

(e) After the completion of their visa application, applicants will have to coordinate for the pick-up of their passport with a postal/courier service agent and are responsible for the service fee themselves.

(f) Applicants can contact the Embassy’s visa section for further inquiries and appointment through thaiembassylima@gmail.com or +51 1 6375620 – 1 ext. 101 and 106.

 

***IMPORTANT NOTES***

1. Visa processing fees are non-refundable and subject to change without notice.

2. In case of bank transfer, visa processing fees do not include service commissions that the banks may charge the applicants or the Embassy. Therefore, applicants might be requested to pay for those service commissions on top of the visa processing fees.

3. In case of visa application by post, the Embassy bears no responsibility in case of loss of passports due to postal/courier services. There is either no guarantee whether a visa will be granted or whether the visas granted will be utilized. In any cases, consequently, no compensation can be claimed or granted from the Embassy.

4. Visas granted must be utilized within the period of validity of such visa. The length of stay and requests for extension in Thailand will be determined by the Immigration Bureau.

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