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Immigration set to announce automatic visa extensions and suspension of 90 day report


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9 hours ago, Kwaibill said:

So the PM has signed the proposed measure. Any idea yet what is involved?

I presented my wife with the Thai text, but not surprisingly it is in theThai version of obfuscucianism.

On a more specific note will TM 30 reporting be affected? We went straight into 14 day isolation and couldn't seem to make the online reporting work on our cell phones. (We are both old by Thai standards😂😉).

Documents like this are difficult to totally and accurately comprehend in any country, and it often takes several 'reads' to see the point. 

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A most welcome news...On behalf of all foreigners in the kingdom, Thank you Immigration department and may the spirit of compassion and understanding will prevail and expand to other departments havin

and thanks to Richard Barrow who has been Tweeting photos of the long lines with zero social distancing at various immigration offices for the past weeks.        

Needless to say that I'll keep doing my 90-days reporting on time (via post) just to be on the safe side 😐

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This has been talked about for weeks and it was said that anyone arriving in Thailand on or after the First of March would get this EMERGENCY 30 day visa. now it is the 09th of April. So those that have been waiting for this instead of increasing the length of queues waiting outside Immigration Offices in this Hot and Stick Weather, are now 9 days overdue. (I am 4 days overdue.) This was suppose to be an EMERGENCY matter. God help us if we ever have anything worst then this.  

  Martin. (An unemployed Teacher of English, 63 years old and having taught in Thai school for nearly 14 years. For what?) (GO HOME) My family is here in Thailand.

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23 hours ago, worgeordie said:

Ditto,  I don't want to give them any excuse to levy a fine,when things return

to normal.

regards Worgeordi

Wow for a whole 3 weeks at this stage

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1 hour ago, doctormann said:

So, just to clarify.

 

i am on extension to OA retirement.  Permission expires 22 July.

i am supposed to do a 90-day report on 14/04 so I no longer have to do this?

If the current 'amnesty' ends on 30/04 and is not extended, when do I do my 90-day?  Surely not everyone with delayed reports will be expected to front up on 01/05.  As has been pointed out by previous posters this would result in mayhem!

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👮‍♂️ Aliens who are due for 90 days reports between 26th of March 2020 and 30th of April 2020 are temporarily exempted from reporting in this period until further notice.

Your exempt of making that 90 day report due 14/4.

Therefore your next 90 report will be automatically due 13/7 until advised otherwise.

 

Nobody should have to front up at Immigration as and when normality resumes as TI have already advised to submit 90 day reports online or by post (not in person).

IMHO this amnesty will be extended month by month until at least the end of June, maybe longer.

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On 4/8/2020 at 8:21 AM, kotsak said:

Needless to say that I'll keep doing my 90-days reporting on time (via post) just to be on the safe side 😐

are you doing your 90 days trough internet? How to do?

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On 4/8/2020 at 9:49 AM, Speedo1968 said:

I see a number of people saying that the post office doesn't have 10baht stamps, why can't you use 4 x 3baht stamps ?

This mathematical equation is waaaaaay to complex for them! They would have pull much needed artificial intelligence resources away from the 5,000 baht per month giveaway scheme.

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hello , my father now in koh samui with 30 days tourist visa + 30 days extension. he is in samui now and samui is closed until 30 april.no ferry no fligts. his 30 days extension  will be expired in 25 april but we were able to find ticket for him only on 03 may. so he will overstay 3 days. what i can do for it ? if my father goes immigration with embassy letter, they can give more extension ?

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2 hours ago, kiever said:

hello , my father now in koh samui with 30 days tourist visa + 30 days extension. he is in samui now and samui is closed until 30 april.no ferry no fligts. his 30 days extension  will be expired in 25 april but we were able to find ticket for him only on 03 may. so he will overstay 3 days. what i can do for it ? if my father goes immigration with embassy letter, they can give more extension ?

If still have issues the extensions will be extended but if not would not worry about it and just pay the 1500 baht overstay at airport if they even require it.  Do not believe police will be causing issues for such period.  Father does not qualify for any further extension so best to just do at airport if not automatic extension again.

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***IMPORTANT READ THIS***

BE CAREFUL.  Anecdotal evidence suggests that this only covers people who entered and were stamped with permitted to stay by date after 26-Mar.  Anyone who got here earlier this year, and had extended their stay IS NOT COVERED. If you fail to come in you might get a NASTY SURPRISE that you will need to pay 500baht per day past your extension date PLUS 1900baht for a new extension. Beware. They have sneakily done a #BaitAndSwitch on people !!!
 

 

 

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