Most nationals under the Tourist Visa Exemption Scheme can enter Thailand without a visa for a period of 15 days each time (30 days if you arrive at international airport) via this neighbouring border checkpoint at Koh Lipe from Langkawi, Malaysia. Thai Immigration Post on Koh Lipe provides Visa-On-Arrival facility for nationals that require visa to enter Thailand.
Valid travel document of not less than 6 months is required to enter Koh Lipe, Thailand.
For extended stays of more than 15 days in Koh Lipe, ensure you obtain a valid visa from the Royal Thai Embassy or Consulate closest to you before your travel to Thailand.
Nationals of following countries are under the Kingdom of Thailand’s Tourist Visa Exemption Scheme or Bilateral Agreement;
Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bahrain, Brazil, Brunei, Cambodia, Canada, Chile, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, Indonesia, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Korea (ROK), Kuwait, Laos, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Macau, Malaysia, Monaco, Mongolia, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Oman, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Russia, Singapore, Slovak, Slovenia, Spain, South Africa, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, UAE, UK, USA, Vietnam.