Overstay in Thailand

Overstay in Thailand

Thai Visa
When considering Thailand as your next travel destination, one of the most important thing to keep in mind is to never overstay the visa you are holding otherwise you will face stiff penalties for violating your allowable length of stay in the Kingdom. Defining visa overstay Visa overstay happens when you are still staying in Thailand beyond the date when you are supposed to exit the country. Suppose you are allowed to stay in Thailand on August 20 but you have exceeded your stay in Thailand for a day, August 21, you are already considered as an overstaying alien. Reasons behind overstaying one’s visa The reasons behind visa overstays vary from person to person. Some may be intentional while others have simply overlooked the date they are supposed to leave…
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Thai 90-Day Reporting

Thai 90-Day Reporting

Thai Visa
Every foreigner with extended stay in Thailand (holders of thai multiple entry visa, thai retirement visa, and other long-term visas) need to report with the Thai immigration authorities every 90 days. The filing process is relatively easy but nonetheless very important since the failure to do so would mean a violation of the Thai immigration laws. The 90-day Reporting Process In doing a 90 day reporting, the foreigner may be able to do so by: Making a personal appearance at an immigration office. Authorizing another party to make the report on his behalf, or Sending the notification through registered mail. Also, reporting does not need to be on the 90th day itself. The individual can report 15 days prior the expiration of the 90 days or even 7 days after.…
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Thailand Vaccination Requirements

Thailand Vaccination Requirements

Thai Visa
If you are living in Africa or have been to any of the listed African countries then Thai immigration requires that you have been vaccinated before you enter Thailand. Thailand has listed the following countries as those who are infected with Yellow Fever. If you have been to one of these countries you need a vaccination certificate. Note the new card which you will need to send a copy of to the Thai embassy when you apply for a Thai visa. They will check your passport to see if you had entered one of these countries in the past 6 months. If you do not have a Yellow Fever certificate then they will not issue you with the visa. Once issued when you arrive in Thailand they will want to…
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Non Immigrant Thai Visa

Non Immigrant Thai Visa

Thai Visa
It is not surprising that a lot of foreigners are eyeing Thailand as one of their priority travel destinations. In 2013 alone, the country welcomed nearly 27 million tourists1 playing testament to Thailand’s growing attractiveness to international travellers. Some of these visitors went to and stayed in the Kingdom under visa-free period, depending on which country they are from, that range between 15 days to 90 days. In relation to this, whatever the reason for travel to Thailand, be it for employment, retirement and or business as long as the period of stay is more than what is determined for the country where he is from for a visa-free travel to Thailand, the individual must secure the necessary visa fitting to his purpose. Types of Thai Nonimmigrant Visas There are…
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Visa Re-Entry Permits in Thailand

Visa Re-Entry Permits in Thailand

Thai Visa
A visa re-entry permit is needed when a person who has Thailand as his temporary place of residence through an extension of stay but is planning to exit the Kingdom on a short travel abroad. Exiting Thailand without the re-entry permit invalidates his extension of stay which would require him to re-apply for another nonimmigrant visa in order to gain entry to the Kingdom again then proceed with an application for a new extension of stay and so this is something that he must pay close attention to. The re-entry permit should be obtained prior to the extension of stay-holder’s exit from Thailand at the following venues: Suvarnabhumi Airport – Immigration Section Counter Thai Immigration at Suan Pluh, Bangkok Other immigration checkpoints There are two options available for re-entry permit…
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