A foreigner married to a Thai national, can apply for a marriage visa in Thailand. The applicant must have entered the country on a non-immigrant visa and apply, for a one-year extension to stay based on marriage. This application must be done within 90 days of entering the country.
Once the permission to stay has been extended, the visa holder is allowed to stay in Thailand for a year. The one-year permit to stay is renewable each following year.

Benefits of Marriage Visa – O – :

A full year’s permission to stay with possible multiple entries into the country during that period and annual renewals without the requirement of leaving the country. 

If you are getting this kind of visa, you are eligible to apply for a work permit. Able to open a savings account with a Thai bank.

Who can apply:

Applicants must be married to a Thai spouse. or;

Applicants must have a family member of Thai nationality – this is limited to the children, adopted children, the spouse’s children and parents.


  • Must be legally married to a Thai citizen.
  • The applicant must also be able to show an income of 40,000 baht or 400,000 baht in a Thai bank account that has been in the account for at least 60 days at the time of application.
  • The bank deposit requirement changes to three months on subsequent annual re- applications. To meet the monthly income requirement, income from outside of Thailand can be in the form of a pension, investment income or other sources.
  • The applicant does not have to be employed if the monthly income is sufficient and can be documented.
  • Foreign wives of Thai husbands are not required to show a monthly income, but the Thai husband must show proof of having paid Thai income tax when the wife applies for an extension to stay based on marriage.

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