Indian visa for Thai citizens

A visa is REQUIRED for Thai passport holders visiting India for tourism and business purposes. See detailed requirements below:

Visa requirements:

Visa type Purposes Visa requirements Allowed stay
Tourist visa For Thai citizens to enter India for a short-term tourism purpose. Visa required N/A
Evisa India e-visa for Thai citizens Eligible
Visa on arrival India visa on arrival for Thai citizens Not Available

India tourist visa requirements:

  • Holding Thai passport that is valid for six months beyond the period of the intended stay in India.
  • Proof of onward travel (departure) from India.

If you are looking for India visa information, such as available types of visas, or how to apply from Thailand, we recommend you visit or contact the embassy or consulate of India nearest your place of residence.

  • Bangkok: The Embassy of India in Bangkok, Thailand (Working hours: Close now. Open in 14 minutes)
  • Chiang Mai: The Consulate General of India in Chiang Mai, Thailand (Working hours: Close now. Open in 14 minutes)

India visa applications & requirements (For reference purposes only, please visit the nearest India diplomatic mission offices to Thailand for guidance)

Tourism Statistics Chart

The line chart shows the number of visitors from Thailand traveling to India from 2008 to 2018.

Year Number of visitors (Thailand) estimated Change (%)
2008 31,698 N/A
2009 31,008 -2.18%
2010 34,656 11.76%
2011 37,854 9.23%
2012 39,468 4.26%
2013 41,808 5.93%
2014 78,642 88.10%
2015 79,704 1.35%
2016 87,420 9.68%
2017 93,258 6.68%
2018 104,538 12.10%

References: UNWTO.org, World Bank and multiple sources. (This data is for informational purposes only. Please see our disclaimer page for more information.)

India & Thailand comparison

India's area is approximately 2,973,190 km2 (1,147,954 sq mi), while the area of Thailand is approximately 510,890 km2 (197,255 sq mi). This means Thailand is 5.82 times smaller than India.

As of May 2021, India's population is ~1.9 billion people - 1,797,973,103 more people than the population of Thailand.

We have highlighted India & Thailand’s relative positions on world's map for your reference.

India Thailand Difference
Population (est 2021) 1,874,083,763 76,110,660 1.8 billion more people live in India than Thailand
Number of diplomatic missions abroad (est) 186 98 India has 88 more diplomatic representations abroad compared with Thailand.
Travel freedom (2021) 28 35 India passport holders visit 7 fewer countries and territories without a visa.
Number of foreign missions hosted 466 144 Indian hosts 322 more foreign missions than Thailand.

Frequently asked questions, answered

How many visitors from Thailand travel to India in one year?

The number of visitors from Thailand visiting India in 2018 was approximately 104,538.

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