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Customs and Immigration

All visitors to Thailand must be in possession of a passport valid at least 6 months from the date of entry. Nationals of most countries and territories are permitted to stay 30 or 90 days without visa.Nationals of some countries (including China, India, Romania, Bulgaria, Ukraine, Lithuania and Latvia) can obtain “Visa on Arrival” at the point of entry into Thailand (this type of visa is valid for 15 days). However, it is best to check, in advance, as restrictions apply to some nationals.For more details please visit Ministry of Foreign Affairs web-site:
All kinds of narcotics, obscene literature, firearms are prohibited from bringing into Thailand. E-cigarettes are illegal in Thailand and cannot be brought into the country. An adult traveler can legally bring in 200 cigarettes and 1 liter of wine or spirits for personal use.
A reasonable amount of clothing for personal use, toilet articles, and professional instruments may be brought in free of duty.One camera can be brought in without duty. All sorts of professional filming equipment must be declared prior to entering Thailand. A special permission is needed to bring in a drone.
Certain species of fruits, vegetables and plants are prohibited. Please contact the Agricultural Regulatory Division, Bang Khen, Bangkok, Tel. 02 579-1581 and 02 579-3576. Permission of entry for animals coming in by air can be obtained at the airport. If entering by sea, the application must be made at the Department of Livestock Development, Bangkok, Tel. 02 251-5136 and 02 252-6944. Vaccination certificates are required.
Buddha images, Bodhisattva images or fragments thereof are forbidden to be taken out of Thailand. A license must be obtained from the Department of Fine Arts in order that such objects of antiquity or objects of art, irrespective of whether they are originals or reproductions, may be taken out of the country. For a license application, contact the National Museum, Tel. 02 226-1661 and 02 281-0433