Can confirm that it’s possible to easily* get a 90 day single entry tourist visa for Thailand. Unfortunately that is the longest visa I could get, not sure if how many times I can reapply for it either.
I did this at the Thai Embassy in Kuala Lumpur. Visa application hours are between 9.30-11.30 but they will hand out application forms at 9AM. At 9:30 you can grab your ticket number and wait to be called. It’s fairly hassle free.
You need to bring with you:
- Photocopy of your passport, bring a couple just in case
- 3 passport size photos
- Pen to fill out forms
- 150RM ($35USD) for visa fee
- Visa form which they will hand to you once you arrive
- You must bring a printed off page with your flights E-ticket from wherever to Thailand for the day you want your visa to start in Thailand.
The whole process was pretty hassle free. I had to go back twice to apply for my visa though because I did not bring a printed off E-ticket and they will not accept just a flight number. It doesn’t say anywhere that you need it but they were turning away a lot of people because they didn’t have their tickets to Thailand. A little annoying but hey, that’s the unstated regulations and this is Asia. You start to get used to that kinda BS.
They will tell you whether your visa is approved then the next day you can go and pick up your passport with the visa inside it. Visa collection hours are 14:30-16:30 and it’s painless, you just walk in and collect and pay your fee.
I would suggest you get to the embassy before 9AM and fill your forms out so you are one of the first people to be seen when the office officially opens at 9:30. Overall the wait isn’t that long, you could be there anywhere between 1-3 hours depending on which time you arrive.
Hope this was helpful to some people