Thailand: Landing Fees to be Introduced for Some Travelers Beginning June 2023  

Last Updated on March 19, 2023

Key Points  

  • Thailand will introduce landing fees for foreign nationals entering the country without a valid work permit or transit visa  


The government of Thailand intends to introduce landing fees for certain foreign nationals entering the country beginning in June 2023. The maximum fee charge will be set to THB 300 for travelers arriving via airway and THB 150 for travelers arriving by land or sea.  

The government clarified that the fee will not be applied to travelers holding valid work permits, temporary transit passes, or to those who are overseas Thai nationals.  

What are the Changes?  

The government of Thailand plans to implement landing fees for some foreign visitors in June 2023, with a maximum fee of THB 300 for air arrivals and THB 150 for land or sea arrivals. However, the government clarified that those with work permits, transit passes, or who are Thai nationals living overseas will be exempt from the fee requirements.  

Looking Ahead  

Continue to check the government of Thailand’s website and Envoy’s website for the latest updates and information.  

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