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Immigration Promises Full Desks, But Outbound Tourists Still Told to Arrive 3 Hours Early

Travelers flying out of Thailand during July’s many holidays are warned to show up at the airport up to three hours early as immigration...

Thailand Dumps Airport Arrival Cards – For Now

Thailand, at least for a while, is ditching the ancient TM6 arrival card for incoming tourists and expats as airport officials are unable to...

Phuket Immigration Warns Expats About Failing to Make 90-Day Reports

Immigration officials in Phuket have warned foreign expats they face fines of up to 4,000 baht if they fail to report their whereabouts every...

Phuket Immigration Extends Russian, Ukrainian Tourists’ Visas

The Phuket Immigration Office set up a special unit to extend the visas of the Russian and Ukrainian tourists who cannot return to their...

Expats Assisting Confused Farangs at Phuket Immigration Office

A group of volunteering expats is now assisting with services at the Immigration Office in Phuket, making it easier for other foreigners contacting the...

Immigration Drops Covid-19 Test Requirement for Renewing Thailand Visas

The Immigration Bureau backed down from a proposal to require foreigners seeking to extend visas to produce proof of a negative coronavirus test, calling...

Thailand to Prosecute Corrupt, Negligent Border Officers for Permitting Illegal Immigration

The National Security Council will punish officials who allowed illegal migrants sneak into the country. Deputy Prime Minister Wissanu Krea-ngam said Monday the NSC was...

Visa-Extension Deal to Allow Foreign Workers to Remain in Thailand Through 2021

Burmese, Cambodian and Laotian workers currently in Thailand  will be allowed to remain in the country until the end of 2021 under a new...

Twice Deported, Blacklisted Indian Caught Again in Chumphon with Fake Passport

An Indian man twice deported and blacklisted from Thailand has been arrested a third time, using his third different passport. Amarnath Jaiswal the Indian was...

Frenchman Sticks Nose Too Far Into Thai Politics, Threatened with Deportation

A French expat was threatened with deportation and told to delete several Facebook posts for sticking his nose too deeply into Thai politics. Yan Eric...

No New Visa Amnesty Coming: Apply for Extension or Faces Fines, Arrest

For 90 days, foreigners can apply late for extensions, but will pay price

Paid Visa Extenders Get Free Month; Future Extensions to Last 60 Days

Foreigners on amnesty wishing to stay in Thailand beyond Halloween must apply by Oct. 3

Athletes, Pilots, Foreigners with 500K in Bank Among New Travelers OK’d by CCSA

Even as Phuket braces for the first group of foreign arrivals under the Special Tourist Visa program, the Center for Covid-19 Situation Administration approved...

Unsigned Letter Confirms Thailand Visa Amnesty Extension in Works

Letter from Prime Minister's Office confirms Bangkok Herald's exclusive Friday report.

Thailand Visa Amnesty Gets Last-Minute Extension to Oct. 31 – Sources

No official letter, announcement or publication made yet. Announcement expected Monday.

Legally or Not, Cambodian Workers Returning to Thailand

500 legal workers OK'd to enter Chanthaburi Tuesday even as 12 others arrested in Sa Kaeo.

Immigration Discovers Blacklisted Belgian Forger Acting on TV Under Its Nose

Prima lived in the spotlight for 4 years without cops remembering they busted him in '99

100 Days: Thailand’s Pandemic Report Card

Thailand’s people may be healthy, but its economy is in critical condition. We look at the state of affairs after 100 days of no local Covid-19 cases.

WATCH: Trat Immigration Patrol Boat Targets Cambodian Vessels in Gulf of Thailand

The navy isn’t Thailand’s only government entity patrolling coastal waters. The Immigration Bureau has sea legs as well. A video released last week by Trat...

Thai Immigration to Extend Expired Visas, Allow Conversions During Amnesty

Amnesty details released Friday confirm tourists must leave by Sept. 26

2 Bangkok Immigration Officers Suspended Amid Bribery Investigation

Foreigner said officers told him business visa wouldn't be approved without 20,000-baht kickback.

Thailand Extends Visa Amnesty 2 Months

Updated 6:30 p.m. – Thailand’s Cabinet on Tuesday approved a nearly two-month extension of the ongoing visa amnesty, allowing foreigners remaining in the country...

Cabinet to Mull Visa ‘Grace Period’, Amnesty Proposals

Thailand's Immigration Bureau is preparing relief measures for foreigners remaining in the country on a visa amnesty that could allow them to apply for...

Reports from Bangkok, Phuket Hint at Possible Visa Amnesty Extension

Still unconfirmed hearsay, conversations with immigration officers give hope to anxious Thailand expats, tourists

Foreigners Selling Ice Cream ‘Threaten National Security’

Thailand collected more than 1.3 million baht in fines and deported 388 foreigners for working illegally in the kingdom since October. The Department of Employment...
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