About Elite Visa in Thailand

What is Thailand Elite?

Haven’t you heard about Elite Visa in Thailand yet? This type of visa was introduced in 2013 following the approval of the Thai Privilege Card by the Thai government and proposed by the Ministry of Tourism and the Ministry of Sport.
Elite Visa is the most convenient visa that allows you and gives you the right to live in Thailand. This visa allows you to obtain a visa from 5 years to 20 years without the need to submit a lot of documents or without needing to visit the Immigration Office.
J&E Concierge Pattaya will show you what are the benefits you will get if you get this type of visa, the variety of packages you can access, the requirements, the restrictions, the process, and the costs.
With the help of Elite Visa, you will have the possibility to stay in the territory of Thailand from 5 years to 20 years without having to respect the visa conditions, regarding the requirements and the documents but not regarding its renewal or extension.
This visa thus has many benefits, for example, access to lifting services from the airport, passport bands are privileged, including airport lounges, even visa assistance, your membership in golf clubs but also a lot of discounts on various services from Thailand.
Elite Visa is administered by the Thai Government because it wants to attract more visitors, people who want to start a new business here, various investors but also expatriates who want to stay for a longer period in Thailand.

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                                            What are the benefits of Elite Visa in Thailand?

Elite Visa in Thailand is intended for people who live or travel regularly in this country but they do not want to occupy the bureaucratic visa system in Thailand. This includes the categories of digital nomads who do not want to get a visa, pensioners who do not want to be constantly stressed about new regulations that are constantly appearing and people who want to start a business in Thailand and need to return to the country several times. over a year.

Among the many benefits offered by this type of visa, the best and most appreciated of these is the fact that you do not have to worry about the visa and you can stay in the country for a minimum period of 5 years without having to change or renew your visa. As currently visa options for Thailand are limited for people who want to stay here for a longer period, Elite Visa is the best solution.
The people in the digital nomad’s group are the ones who often have problems in obtaining a legitimate visa in Thailand. They cannot be hired by any company, which is why they cannot receive a business visa. They are also not qualified to obtain a Smart Visa. People who want to retire but did not meet the requirement regarding the necessary age, or the other requirements imposed by the retirement visa.
At the same time, investors or business people who have to visit Thailand several times a year do not find any option that suits their needs. Another important benefit of Elite Visa is the visa assistance, this aspect will get you out of the bureaucratic system in Thailand, because in this country you have to present a lot of documents which, most likely, will require a lot of time but also money in the same time. As a rule, all long-term visas require much more than that. Also, the regulations regarding visas will change constantly, as is the rule.
The requirements and the process of obtaining this type of visa are very simple. To obtain the Elite Visa you only have to present a copy of your passport. When you arrive in Thailand, the agent will hand you a privileged passport where the Elite Visa will be attached.
If you are in Thailand you will have to go to the immigration office, there you will also meet the agent who will grant you a privileged passport with Elite Visa. The moment you get Elite Visa you will automatically get rid of all the worries. The only thing that you will have to continue to do is to report your residence every 90 days, as in the case of other visas, however, and at this point, you can benefit from assistance.
Note, however, that you will not be able to obtain a work permit with the help of Elite Visa, because from a legal point of view, you will not be able to carry out any activity in Thailand that will generate income without a work permit.

                                            What are the requirements for Elite Visa in Thailand?

However, you can still hold shares or invest, with the help of Elite Visa you have the opportunity to buy a car or to invest in an apartment, you can also open a bank account with which you can obtain a driving license.
All citizens can apply for an Elite Visa, which is why this visa does not resemble the business visa, because in this case you will have to get a job, or you will not need to have a certain age to be able to enter possession of Elite Visa as a retirement visa or to marry as required in this case the marriage visa. The only thing you have to respect and do at the same time is the tax that you will have to pay in full during the application.
You may need to comply with other requirements as well:
– you will need to obey all Thai laws
– you do not have to have a Thai passport
– you should not have a criminal record in any other country
– you have not filed for bankruptcy
– you have no serious medical problems or mental problems
– you have not overestimated the Thai visa more than twice in the past
Don’t know where to apply or how to apply for Elite Visa? You can apply for Elite Visa anywhere, and all you have to do is send a full copy of your passport directly to the Elite Visa agent.
Also, J&E Pattaya Concierge is here to help you understand how to apply for this visa and we will also help you get it

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Last updated on: 13.07.2020 – 5:38


  1. J&E Concierge November 4, 2019 at 2:44 pm - Reply

    Hello there, if you have any question about Elite Visa, about the process, the requirements and also any other, please do not hesitate to get in touch with us as soon as you can. Thank you

  2. Merhaba November 1, 2019 at 2:19 pm - Reply

    Hey all, new member here. Any thoughts on the 20 vs the 5 year? It seems there is better value in the long run with the 20 year, though it’s more cash up front. We all know cash now is worth more than cash later.

    • UrckulesF November 1, 2019 at 3:00 pm - Reply

      I got the 5 year version, back then the 1 million Baht 20 year version was not available.

    • Claus November 1, 2019 at 8:18 pm - Reply

      What will you do in 5 years time – buy another 5 year membership ? If so then I would suggest just going for the 20 year version if you intend to stay for at least 10 years.

    • DrJack November 2, 2019 at 1:29 pm - Reply

      Ah very interesting perspective. That’s something to consider also. If I buy the 5 year, and want to live here much longer, It will end up being 1.5m total IF it’s still 1m Baht to get the 20 year, 5 years from now.

  3. J&E Concierge October 12, 2019 at 12:59 pm - Reply

    Hello guys, do not forget we are here to help yu get your Elite Visa. Please get in touch with us as soon as you can. Thank you

  4. TravelAllOverTheWorld October 10, 2019 at 10:34 am - Reply

    If authorities are concerned about person working on tourist visa then, are they not concerned that on elite a person might work too? Or is it just you give us money then we don’t care but you paying almost nothing for tourist visa so why let you work?

    • JackDD October 10, 2019 at 2:08 pm - Reply

      By looking at how they are advertising this visa it’s probably a bit more like: A person who buys this visa is so rich that they don’t have to work.

  5. Animal334 October 7, 2019 at 10:56 am - Reply

    Is Thai elite visa easier to obtain provided you have the sufficient amount ? And no criminal , overstay record in Thailand. Getting tourist visas every now and then is obviously quite difficult and high chance of getting denied. With Thai elite does it get any easier ? What do the immigration check actually before approving? How long is the process?

    • Javerdo October 7, 2019 at 12:07 pm - Reply

      It’s very easy to get, and usually takes 10-14 days to be issued. You will not get denied entry with an PE visa – based on the time spent in the country – as it’s a long term stay visa.

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