Thailand visa requirements for Emiratis

Travel and visa requirements

Thai Visa is not required for Emiratis

Stay Duration: 30 days

Entry Requirements

  • Citizens of the United Arab Emirates can visit Thailand without applying for a visa for a stay duration of 30 days.
  • It is recommended that passports of visitors must have a validity of 6 months from the date of entry into the country.
  • A Yellow fever certificate of vaccination will be required from United Arab Emirate citizens entering Thailand.
  • There are no restrictions on local and foreign currencies taken in and out of Thailand.
  • Travellers above the age of 12 years must have enough money to cover the expenses of their visit at least THB 20,000 or USD 640 per person/family.
  • Import of pets must be accompanied by a health certificate and are subject to taxation
  • All travellers are not required to pay any airport tax upon departing from the airport
  • Thailand uses the Indochina Time zone, hence, Thailand is 3 hours ahead of the United Arab Emirates.
  • The estimated flight time from Abu Dhabi, the United Arab Emirates to Thailand is 6 hours, 33 minutes.
  • Most of Thailand has a "tropical wet and dry or savanna climate" type.
  • Thailand is divided into three seasons. The first is the rainy or southwest monsoon season from mid–May to mid–October, the second is characterized by abundant rain with August followed by the third season in September being the wettest period of the year.
  • The Andaman Sea is a precious natural resource in Thailand that hosts popular and luxurious resorts along Phuket, Krabi, Ranong, Phang Nga and Trang and their islands, all lay along the coasts of the Andaman Sea which despite the 2004 tsunami still remains a tourist attraction.
  • Western tourists not only visit Bangkok and surroundings but in addition much travels to the southern beaches and islands.
  • The railway system constitutes most of Thailand’s transport system but other forms of road transport include tuk-tuks, taxis, vans (minibus), motorbike taxis, and songthaews.
  • Thailand's attractions include diving, sandy beaches, hundreds of tropical islands, nightlife, archaeological sites, museums, hill tribes, flora and birdlife, palaces, the Buddhist temple and several World Heritage sites.
  • The official language of Thailand is Thai, a Tai-Kadai language closely related to Lao, Shanin Myanmar
  • Thailand's prevalent religion is Theravada Buddhism which is an integral part of Thai identity and culture.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to visit Thailand?

Thailand is generally a safe country to visit but it is smart to exercise caution, especially when it comes to dealing with strangers (both Thai and foreigners) and travelling alone.

What are the major internet service providers in Thailand?

There is a broad choice of Internet service providers in Thailand. However, the three major players in the industry based on coverage are 3BB, True, and TOT.

How populous is Thailand?

Thailand 2019 population is estimated at 69,625,582 people at mid-year according to UN data. Thailand population is equivalent to 0.9% of the total world population.