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Thailand Elite Visa: Cost, Conditions, and Benefits

Check out the list of costs, conditions, and benefits to find the best elite membership package that meets your needs.

Thai Elite Visa

The cost of a Thai Elite Visa is determined by the membership programme. In the following article, we will list the different Thai Elite Visa membership programmes available, each with its own conditions, benefits, and cost.

Key Points:

  • The application process is very simple, and the requirements are common.
  • Long-term stay without worry about complicated bureaucracy.
  • The cost of a Thai Elite Visa is determined by the membership programme.

Elite Easy Access

Just by its name, the Elite Easy Access membership already implies a simple entry into Thailand. It is Thailand’s most popular individual elite visa programme, which is suitable for both business and tourist purposes. Meanwhile, when compared to all the other types of elite visa programmes, easy access visa is one of the most cost-effective options. It has a five-year non-renewable validity period, a multiple-entry permit, and other special benefits and discounts in the country.

Furthermore, it comes with a membership upgrade option to the Elite Ultimate Privilege as well and can be renewed when expired. Here are the benefits that you will receive with Thai elite easy access membership:

1. Privilege Entry Visa for 5 Years – A multiple-entry permit that allows members to enter and leave the country as often as they want for 5 years without having to apply for a visa. However, one important point to note is that each entry permit has a one-year stay limit, and members must leave the country once their stay period reaches one year.

2. VIP transfer services for international short-haul flights from 50 to 80 kilometres 24 times yearly.

3. Airport services that contain VIP lounges access, elite personal assistant to VIP greeting on arrivals and departures flights.

4. Concierges for the government which include Thai bank account services, business networking, Thai driving license.

5. Special discount for shopping, restaurants, accommodations, spas, and golf courses.

6. 24 hrs member services centre.

The application fee for Elite Easy Access is 600,000 bath. There is also the option to upgrade your membership to Elite Ultimate Privilege for a fee of 1.5 million baht. All fees are inclusive of VAT.

 

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Elite Ultimate Privilege

The Elite Ultimate Privilege is the ideal membership for individuals, which allows them to stay in Thailand for up to 20 years. The Elite Ultimate Privilege gives you more benefits than any other elite membership option and will make your life in Thailand more exclusive and luxurious, encouraging you to go above and beyond to gain access to a variety of exclusive business and leisure activities, as well as other special benefits such as discounts.

Furthermore, Elite Ultimate Privilege members can purchase the Elite Family Premium to extend their ultimate benefits to their family in separate packages. The Elite Ultimate Privilege members will receive the following benefits:

1. 20 years Privilege Entry Visa.

2. Unlimited VIP transfer services for international short-haul flights from 50 to 80 kilometres.

3. Airport services that contain VIP lounges access, elite personal assistant to VIP greeting on arrivals and departures flights.

4. Elite personal expedited immigration formalities.

5. Limousine services.

6. Concierges for the government which include Thai bank account services, business networking, Thai driving license.

7. Special discount from the popular shopping centres and duty-free shopping centres for shopping, restaurants, accommodations, spas, and golf courses.

8. 1 annual health and 2 dental check-ups.

9. Complimentary spa and massage 24 times yearly

10. Complimentary golf and tour activities 24 times yearly.

11. 24 hrs member services centre.

The Elite Ultimate Privilege membership fee is 2 million Baht, with a 20,000 Baht annual fee for members. Members are allowed only one membership transfer, there is a 20% prevailing rate if the member needs to transfer the membership more than once. VAT is already included in all of the fees mentioned.

Excursions Elite Family Program

Excursions Elite family package is a family package, which quite basic. It’s the validity for 5 years duration. The package requires at least 2 persons to the application as core members. Applicants must be legally married, blood-related, or are legally family members. However, the membership also able to add on family members for additional such as parents or children later. Anyway, additional members require an additional membership fee with the membership validity of 5 years duration as well.

The Benefits that the Excursions Elite family package members will be getting are:

1. 5 years Privilege Entry Visa

2. VIP transfer services for international short-haul flights from 50 to 80 kilometers 4 times yearly.

3. VIP transfer services for international long-haul flights not over 275 kilometers for 6 times yearly.

3. Airport services that contain exclusive lounges access, elite personal assistant to VIP greeting on arrivals and departures flights.

4. Elite personal expedited immigration formalities.

5. Limousine services.

6. Concierges for the government which include Thai bank account services, business networking, Thai driving license.

7. Special discount for shopping, restaurants, accommodations, spas, and golf courses.

8. 24 hrs member services center.

The Excursions Elite family package fee is 800,00 Baht for a couple of applicants and 300,000 Baht for each additional member, there’s no annual fee required, and the fee is VAT included. The benefits in available for whole family valid members only. The membership has no age limit, and this package member cannot pass their membership to a third party or change to a more premium membership.

The most common elite visa are, Easy Access, Privilege Access, Ultimmate Privilege and Family Excursion program.

Alternative Elite Family Program

The Alternative Elite family program offers a quite long duration for 10 years validity membership. It requires only one person for the application as core members. This means the program needs a main applicant and comes with additional members who are legitimate family, blood-related or are immediate family members. This program has no age limit and does not allow a membership transfer and an upgrade as same as the Excursions program.

The Benefits that the Alternative Elite family package members will be getting are:

1. 10 years Privilege Entry Visa that the member has to renew when the membership reaches 5 years.

2. Airport services that contain exclusive lounges access, elite personal assistant to VIP greeting on arrivals and departures flights.

3. Elite personal expedited immigration formalities.

4. Limousine services.

5. Concierges for the government which include Thai bank account services, business networking, Thai driving license.

6. Special discount for shopping, restaurants, accommodations, spas, and golf courses.

7. 24 hrs member services center.

The Alternative Elite family package fee is 800,00 Bath for the main member and 700,000 Baht for each additional member, there are no annual fees required, and the fee is VAT included. The benefits in available for whole family valid members only as well as the Excursions Elite family package.

Other Thai Elite Visas

There are, however, a few more uncommon Thai elite visas:

Elite Family Alternative:
The membership is valid for 10 years.
The Elite Visa has a 5-year validity period and is renewable for another 5-year period.
There is no annual fee and the cost is 800,000 Thai baht.
A fee of 700,000 Thai baht is charged for any additional family member.

Elite Superiority Extension:
Membership is valid for 20 years.
It costs 1 million Thai baht with no annual fee.
The Elite Visa validity of 5 years with 4 sets of 5-year multi-entry visa

Elite Ultimate Privilege:
Membership is valid for 20 years
It costs 2.14 million Thai baht with an annual fee of 21,400 Thai baht
The Elite Visa validity of 5 years with 4 sets of 5-year multi-entry visa
Members must be over 20 years old

Elite Family Premium:
Applicable only to family members of Elite Ultimate Privilege members
Membership fee of 1 million Thai baht with an annual fee of 10,000 Thai baht
The Elite Visa validity of 5 years with 4 sets of 5-year multi-entry visa