Tourist visa fees waived

December 2, 2016 0

In a (desperate?) effort to boost tourism, Thailand is waiving tourist visa fees for all nationalities, starting Dec 1st and until February 28, 2017. Tourism figures were obviously not as high as expected, despite the […]

Immigration Office has moved

September 5, 2016 2

Yes, again! I’ve been living in Cha-am for 9 years and it’s already the fourth time that the Immigration Office is moving. Foreigners living in Cha-am now have to report to Phetchaburi Immigration, who has […]

90 days report form to download

July 30, 2016 2

For foreigners living in Thailand on a one-year extension and having to report to the Immigration every 90 days, here is the form to download, as a Word document. Just fill it once, save it, […]

Phuket Immigration wants to know everything

May 21, 2016 0

Foreigners in Phuket, whenever they submit an application to the Immigration (90 days report, re-entry permit, extension of stay..) will have to provide confidential information: number and details of their bank accounts, model and licence […]

Location of the Immigration Office

May 9, 2016 5

Where is the Immigration Office? Foreigners living in Cha-Am have to go to the Immigration Office of the province of Phetchaburi for all matters regarding visas, work permits, 90 days report, etc. Since September 2016, […]

Questions about visas

March 26, 2016 2

Do I need a visa to visit Thailand? It depends on your passport. Passport holders from Western Europe, North America and Australia/NZ can enter the kingdom without any visa and stay for 30 days. Passport […]

Don’t overstay!

January 22, 2016 0

Starting from March 20th, 2016, a new set of regulations will be enforced concerning foreigners overstaying in Thailand. If you get arrested and they found you overstayed, you will face prosecution and will be banned […]

For once, some good news from the Immigration

November 13, 2013 0

Holders of passports of UK, USA, Japan, Germany, France, Canada and Italy are now given a permission of stay of 30 days (instead of 15 days before) when entering the Kingdom through a land border.

Singkhorn border checkpoint… not opened yet!

May 12, 2013 0

The opening of a new border checkpoint with Myanmar near Prachuap Khiri Khan has been announced on a “famous expat forum”, with pictures of an official opening ceremony that took place on May 8th. Later it was announced that only Thai nationals could […]

Free tourist visas (well, almost!)

June 28, 2009 0

Since June 25 and until March next year, tourist visas will be free for everyone visiting the kingdom. It will affect people staying at least one month (and less than 3 month). For short stays, […]

New rule for visa runs

December 4, 2008 0

Thaivisa is informing us that the rules concerning the visa runs have just been changed. Some people used to cross the border to another country and enter Thailand again to benefit from a 30 days exemption […]