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Laos embassy in Bangkok, is visa by mail an option?

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5 minutes ago, ericthai said:

I used to just use a travel agent. They would pick up my docs, pics and passport and return it a few days later with the visa from the Embassy. Forget the cost something like 1200-1300B

 

Can it still be done these days? I heard those options are gone nowadays

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2 minutes ago, Hal65 said:

Can it still be done these days? I heard those options are gone nowadays

Officially, agents are a no-no these days. If possible at all, I suspect it would be expensive.

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32 minutes ago, Hal65 said:

Can it still be done these days? I heard those options are gone nowadays

I just used a regular travel agent that I used to book flights for me. They had a messenger pick up my stuff and submit it to the embassy and then pick up and delivery to me when done, used to take 3-4 days. 

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On 8/17/2019 at 12:49 PM, Hal65 said:

More hassle though, as you now need to keep the letter with the passport. 

No really a problem as I keep the letter copy with my reservations of flight and hotel in my luggage.

Nobody asked to see them  in hotels and not even when I left the countries.

This include Vietnam, Cambodia and Myanmar.

I  can make another paper copy if necessary as they are all in my emails.

 

I guess that when you enter the country and they scan the barcode, you are in the Immigration system. They are quite progressive compared to Thailand in using the available technology.

 

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