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Thailand Elite Card: The Next Level Privilege

4 January 2021
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What is Thailand Elite Card?

Thailand Elite Card was introduced in 2003. The project is owned by “Thailand Privilege Card Company Limited” which is a state-owned enterprise under the care of the Tourism Authority of Thailand. It is a membership package that offers benefits and privileges to non-Thai nationals who wish to stay in Thailand for a term longer than the visa permitted term.

What are the benefits?

Elite members are offered exclusive service in exchange for a membership fee. Some examples are:

1) Stay in Thailand for up to 20 years and renew every 5 years.

2) Multiple entries.

3) One-year extendable length of stay.

4) Complimentary high-end service including golf courses, spas, hotels, clubs, and medical facilities.

Note: Details of the benefits are different from packages to packages.

How many types of Thailand Elite Card are there?

There are currently 7 program options for the Thailand Elite residence visa:

1. Elite Easy Access

– 500,000 THB membership fee

– valid for 5 years

– can be upgraded to another package

– suitable for solo visitors who wish to stay in Thailand for a short term.

2. Elite Superiority Extension

– 1 million THB membership fee

– valid for 20 years

– suitable for expats and retired people who wish to stay in Thailand for a long term.

3. Elite Family Premium

– allows the immediate family of an Elite Ultimate Privilege member to apply for a Privilege Entry Visa.

– 1 million THB membership fee

– subject to validity of core member

4. Elite Family Excursion

– available for a minimum of two people

– 800,000 THB membership fee

– valid for 5 years

– suitable for families who wish to stay in Thailand for a short term.

5. Elite Family Alternative

– 800,000 THB membership fee

– valid for 10 years

– suitable for families who wish to stay in Thailand for a long term

6. Elite Privilege Access

– tailored exclusively for existing Thailand Elite members

– 1 million THB membership fee

– valid for 10 years

7. Elite Ultimate Privilege

– even better business and pleasure benefits & privileges

– 2 million THB membership fee

– valid for 20 years

– suitable for non-Thai nationals who wish to stay in Thailand for a long term

In conclusion, the Thailand Elite Card is an interesting choice for non-Thai nationals who plan to stay in Thailand for more than 60 days and 90 days; a specified date for a tourist visa and special tourist visa respectively. The offers come with many benefits and privileges to enhance visitors’ experience in Thailand.

For more information, check out:

https://www.thailandelite.com/?locate=en

https://thaielite-express.com/