1 UNITED NATIONS DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL AFFAIRS (DESA). UNITED NATIONS ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL COMMISSION FOR ASIA AND THE PACIFIC. (ESCAP). ROYAL THAI GOVERNMENT. with support from Norway, The Republic of Korea, The People's Republic of China, Germany, The Netherlands, and The European Commission A global preparatory meeting in support of the review of SDG7 at the 2018 UN High-level Political Forum 21 to 23 February 2018, Bangkok, thailand INFORMATION NOTE FOR PARTICIPANTS. GENERAL. 1. The A global preparatory meeting in support of the review of SDG7 at the 2018 UN.
2 High-level Political Forum, organized by the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UN-DESA), United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) and the Royal Thai Government, with support from the Governments of Norway, The Republic of Korea, The People's Republic of China, Germany, The Netherlands, and The European Commission, will be held at ESCAP Hall, CR-1 and CR-2, at the United Nations Conference Centre, Bangkok, thailand . REGISTRATION & IDENTIFICATION BADGES.
3 2. Participants are requested to register and obtain meeting badges at the Registration Counter, located on ground floor, UNCC, between 08:00 and 16:00 hours on 21, 22 or 23. February 2018. Please show your passport or government issued ID card at the register counter for security check before photo badging process. 3. For identification and security reasons, all participants are requested to wear the meeting badges at all times during the meeting and social functions. Loss of meeting badges should be contacted to the staff servicing the meeting , so the new one can be issued immediately.
4 IMMIGRATION REQUIREMENTS. 4. It is the responsibility of the participant to obtain the necessary visa to enter the Kingdom of thailand . 5. visa requirement: List of countries and territories entitled for visa exemption and visa on arrival Ordinary passport A. visa exemption for a maximum of 14 days 1. Cambodia 2. Myanmar (International Airports only). B. visa exemption for a maximum of 30 days 1. Australia 18. Ireland 35. Poland 2. Austria 19. Israel 36. Portugal 3. Bahrain 20. Italy 37. Qatar 4. Belgium 21. Japan 38.
5 Russian Federation 5. Brunei Darussalam 22. Kuwait 39. Singapore 6. Canada 23. Lao People's Democratic Republic 40. Slovak Republic 7. Czech Republic 24. Liechtenstein 41. Slovenia 8. Denmark 25. Luxembourg 42. South Africa 9. Estonia 26. Macao, China 43. Spain 10. Finland 27. Malaysia 44. Sweden 11. France 28. Monaco 45. Switzerland 12. Germany 29. Mongolia 46. Turkey 13. Greece 30. Netherlands 47. United Arab Emirates 14. Hong Kong, China 31. New Zealand 48. United Kingdom of Great Britain 15. Hungary 32. Norway and Northern Ireland 16.
6 Iceland 33. Oman 49. United States of America 17. Indonesia 34. Philippines 50. Vietnam C. visa exemption for a maximum of 90 days 1. Argentina 3. Chile 5. Peru 2. Brazil 4. Republic of Korea Diplomatic / Official Passport A. visa exemption for a maximum of 30 days 1. Brunei Darussalam 6. Indonesia 11. Oman 2. Cambodia 7. Lao People's Democratic Republic 12. Pakistan (Diplomatic Passport only). 3. China 8. Macao, China 13. Singapore 4. Ecuador 9. Mongolia 14. Vietnam 5. Hong Kong, China 10. Myanmar B. visa exemption for a maximum of 90 days 1.
7 Albania 16. Hungary 31. Peru 2. Argentina 17. India 32. Philippines 3. Austria 18. Israel 33. Poland 4. Belarus 19. Italy 34. Romania 5. Belgium 20. Japan 35. Russian Federation 6. Bhutan 21. Republic of Korea 36. Slovak Republic 7. Brazil 22. Liechtenstein 37. South Africa 8. Chile 23. Luxembourg 38. Spain (Diplomatic Passport only). 9. Colombia 24. Malaysia 39. Sri Lanka 10. Costa Rica 25. Mexico 40. Switzerland 11. Croatia 26. Montenegro 41. Tajikistan 12. Czech Republic 27. Morocco 42. Tunisia 13. Estonia (Diplomatic Passport only) 28.
8 Nepal 43. Turkey 14. France (Diplomatic Passport only) 29. Netherlands 44. Ukraine 15. Germany 30. Panama 45. Uruguay visa on arrival (for a maximum of 15 days). 1. Andorra 8. India 15. Papua New Guinea 2. Bulgaria 9. Kazakhstan 16. Romania 3. Bhutan 10. Latvia 17. San Marino 4. China 11. Lithuania 18. Saudi Arabia 5. Cyprus 12. Maldives 19. Taiwan 6. Ethiopia 13. Malta 20. Ukraine 7. Fiji 14. Mauritius 21. Uzbekistan Note: Updated as of 25 May 2017 by the Department of Consular Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of thailand To apply for an appropriate entry visa to thailand , participants should contact the respective Royal Thai Embassy/Consulate-General for accurate information regarding to their visa application procedures and required documents.
9 O A list of Royal Thai Embassies/Consulate-Generals can be found at Holders of UN Laissez-Passer (UNLP) travelling on official business to thailand are REQUIRED to obtain an appropriate visa before entering. Participants must possess a passport with the validity of at least six months and must be in possession of a valid return ticket. Participants from countries other than those listed above are requested to check for updated information on visa requirement and / or obtain an appropriate entry visa from the Thai diplomatic or consular missions at the point of origin or en-route prior to entering thailand .
10 Those who can apply for visa on Arrival, must fill out an application form at the visa -on-Arrival counter at Suvarnabhumi International Airport (BKK), supply one recent passport-sized photograph, and a fee of THB 2,000. Participants who need to apply for a visa outside their country of residence or reside in a country where there is no Royal Thai Embassy/Royal Thai Consulate should check with the meeting organizer for the location where to apply for a Thai visa . o Please note that certain nationalities, for security reasons, are not allowed to apply for a visa except at the Royal Thai Embassy/Consulate-General which has jurisdiction over the concerned territory.