Thai Visa Service Specialist: Visa On Arrival Charge To Double In September

From this date, these going to Thailand from 18 countries and one particular financial zone will need to spend Bt2,000 for a 15 day remain in the kingdom on a Visa on Arrival applied for at any of the 42 designated immigration checkpoints, up from the earlier Bt1,000.

These will be guests from Andorra, Bulgaria, Bhutan, China, Cyprus, Ethiopia, India, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Lithuania, the Maldives, Malta, Mauritius, Romania, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Taiwan, Ukraine and Uzbekistan.

Visitors from the 41 nations which come beneath Thailand’s visa exemption rule will nevertheless be able to enter with no a visa for a visit of significantly less than 30 days. These contain these from the USA, United Kingdom, Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Ireland, Hong Kong, Japan, Malaysia, Vietnam, Singapore, the Philippines and Indonesia.

There has been no instant explanation for the boost, noted BSA Law. The Thai law firm has a committed Thai visa service desk that specializes in visa and Thailand work permit regions.

BSA Law was established over 30 years ago and has considering that been offering legal and economic guidance and solutions to the foreign and Thai communities in Thailand. The company’s areas of knowledge include tax consulting and accounting, Thai labour law, corporate law, Thai law in common, contracts, property, intellectual house, insurance, investment and how to go about starting a business in Thailand.

Earlier in 2016 Thailand introduced strict new visa overstay rules, with anybody who overstays his or her visa for a lot more than 90 days becoming banned from re-getting into the kingdom for one particular year.

These new guidelines came into impact on 20 March 2016 and are based on a two structure technique, in which an overstayer who willingly surrenders to the authorities will be treated differently than an overstayer who takes place to be arrested and is identified to have an expired visa.

In the case of voluntary surrender, the new guidelines are as follows:

Overstay of more than 90 days: Re-entry ban of a single year
Overstay of far more than one year: Re-entry ban of three years
Overstay of more than 3 years: Re-entry ban of five years
Overstay of far more than 5 years: Re-entry ban of ten years

If a foreigner is arrested, the new guidelines are:

Overstay of much less than a single year: Re-entry ban of 5 years
Overstay of far more than one year: Re-entry ban of 10 years

The site of Thailand’s Immigration Bureau carries an announcement stating that the new visa overstay guidelines do not apply to a foreigner who departs the country ahead of the age of 18.

Also, the owners of houses, hotels, apartments and hostels who rent rooms to foreigners are now asked to inform the nearest immigration workplace that they have foreigners staying on their premises. Authorities mentioned this would permit them to better track foreigners in the kingdom.

Meanwhile, there is now speak of a new SIM card for foreign vacationers visiting Thailand that might be introduced which would make them much more traceable. The National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission mentioned that even though this may possibly appear like an invasion of privacy, it was an issue of national safety.
Khana Khazana Dec. 20 ’09 – Thai Green Curry

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