Hi Steve187, hull require £10,000 a month for 3 months in your bank account, you have to supply bank statements with your name and address and the bank statements have to show £10,000 on the first and last day of each of the three months, non immigrant O based on 50+ the visa is for 90 days, the countdown on the 90 days begins when you enter Thailand.
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Non-Immigrant Category "O" Visa on the basis of being a UK State Pensioner (65+)
The non-immigrant category O visa is available for persons who are receiving a UK State Pension. The amount of the State Pension received is NOT relevant. This visa is not available to persons who have not yet reached pensionable age but do receive a Pension Credit. This visa is also available to people who themselves are not UK State Pensioners but are married to and travelling with a UK State Pensioner.
VISA ELIGIBILITY BY NATIONALITY:
[COLOR=#FFFFFF !important]Please check your nationality below for eligibility to apply for a visa at the Royal Thai Consulate in Hull. Some nationalities can only apply for visas at The Royal Thai Embassy in London.
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The information below is provided on the basis that the applicant will be applying for their visa in person at the Royal Thai Consulate Hull. Persons intending to apply elsewhere for their visa need to check with the relevant authority.
The issuing of all Non-Immigrant Visas must be authorised by the Royal Thai Embassy, London prior to being issued and this process can take up to one week. When we receive authority to issue we will invite you to visit us and the visa will be issued usually within one hour.
The information on this page is available as a PDF documentDownload
This visa is available with a single entry only. It is no longer possible to be granted a multiple entry visa. If wishing to stay longer it will be necessary to visit a Thai Immigration Office near to where you will be staying and enquire about the procedure for extending your stay. The single entry visa is valid for three months from date of issue and allows a single stay in Thailand of up to 90 days.
How to Apply for this Visa at the Royal Thai Consulate, Hull
So that we can obtain authorisation from the London Embassy to issue this visa it is necessary for the applicant to submit to us all documents relative to this visa, therefore we request you contact us by email and attach scanned copies of the following:
- Copy of the page of your passport with photo and details (passport must have minimum 6 months remaining validity at time of applying for the visa).
- Completed Visa Application Form with two recent passport size photos attached. The form is available for completion when you visit us or can be found in the Downloads section (See V4 - Visa Application Form).
- Copy/copies of:
Either: The letter which you should receive from The Pension Service at the start of each year stating what your pension payments will be for that year **.
Or: Your latest 3 months bank statements showing receipt of regular payments from "DWP SP". Bank statements must show applicant’s name and current address.
** For a married couple where only one person is receiving the UK State Pension the other person is entitled to be granted the same visa so long as they are able to provide a copy of their Marriage Certificate.
As soon as we receive authority from the London Embassy we will invite you to visit us so that we can issue the visa and you will need to bring with you the following:-
There are two types of non O for 'retirement ' this is for being 65+ the one I'm applying for is fir being 50+ the financial requirements are different fir each one