CONFIRMED: Foreigners now need to keep 800k in Thai bank for three months AFTER retirement extension is granted
Immigration chief Police Lieutenant General Surachet Hakpal//File photo
Thai immigration have announced a major change regarding the financial requirements needed when applying for an extension of stay based on retirement, often referred to as a retirement visa.
Confirmed in police order No. 35/2561 obtained by Thaivisa, foreigners who apply fo
Well let me add to this long thread, just got a message from someone in the North of Thailand, who went to renew their retirement extension based on 800k in the bank today.
Things to note, person was also required to do 90 day reporting, despite it not being due. Extension was granted and friend was told that
1) Must have 800,000 in the bank when does the next 90 day report.
2) After that 400,000 baht is required.
Also given a copy of the rules, as per the OP here.