IMPACT – LOW

What is the change? All types of visa applications are facing longer processing times at the Thai consulate in Mumbai.

What does the change mean? Visas are being processed in approximately five to six business days instead of three.

  • Implementation time frame: Ongoing.
  • Visas/permits affected: All Thai visas.
  • Who is affected: Individuals applying for Thai visas through the consulate in Mumbai, India.
  • Impact on processing times: The visa processing time has roughly doubled in length, from three business days to six business days.
  • Business impact: Employers and individuals should factor in the additional processing time when planning business schedules.

BAL Analysis: The slower processing is an unofficial change that has come up over the past week and is affecting all Thai visa applications submitted in Mumbai. Applicants should anticipate the longer timelines and plan accordingly.