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I would just like to ask anyone who does their yearly retirement visa extension at Kanchanaburi, what type of medical certificate you have been getting. I ask this because one particuar place wants to do blood tests, another wants to do X Rays and so on. Last 2 years I have got mine from Thanakarn hosp, no bloods, but they do the X Ray, this was 900 last year, price this year nearly 2,000. Of course thereis te option of going to a medical center and getting one for 50 Baht but I doubt that would be acceptable. I'm just interested to know what others have done.

I asked the witch at Immigration office, but as usual got no help, she just kept saying medical certificate.

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Just do the cheap one, go to Immigration with it. In worst case scenario you have to go again to the hospital, for a more complete check up, and best scenario,, you save 1.950 baht.....

 

Good luck

glegolo

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Well we are never sure what they want are we? it seems every office has its own set of rules, and in particular Kanchanaburi has a very nasty witch who takes great delight in making life as hard as she can. I'm going to try the cheaper option and see how I go. Many thanks.

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Just got following from Bangkok IO.

 

obviously the bottom line is relevant, some offices sticking to this I guess.

 

 

 

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It's also out of date.  Although dated today, there's no mention of the fairly recent requirement to show the 800,000 was in the bank 3 months later.

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2 hours ago, soalbundy said:

Very strange, never heard of this before, I've been here 15 years and the IO has never asked for a medical check up. What happens if they find you have TB for instance, do you get kicked out of Thailand?

Then you go to the hospital for treatment. 

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2 minutes ago, phetchy said:

It's also out of date.  Although dated today, there's no mention of the fairly recent requirement to show the 800,000 was in the bank 3 months later.

It's up to the local immigration office if they want to see the 800k in the bank 90 days after the application. 

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2 hours ago, ubonjoe said:

That is not a official immigration website. Note that it's a dot com site. Not a .go.th site.

Look here for the correct info. https://www.immigration.go.th/content/service_22

 

I think that website is not up to date either, with current regulations of 2 months before and 3 months after regards the 800K, and no mention of retaining a balance of not less than 400K

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23 minutes ago, Scouse123 said:

 

I think that website is not up to date either, with current regulations of 2 months before and 3 months after regards the 800K, and no mention of retaining a balance of not less than 400K

They have not updated the site for those requirements or the proof of income done by transfers into the country.

But better than false info than a unofficial site shows.

 

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1 hour ago, phetchy said:

It's also out of date.  Although dated today, there's no mention of the fairly recent requirement to show the 800,000 was in the bank 3 months later.

Afaik only IO in Jomtien and UdonThani require a 90-day bank-balance check.

I do hope that these 2 stay the only IOs requiring that, because there is no way of doing that bank-balance check on-line, which would mean you have to do it in person at your local IO (bummer for all money-in-bank method users that live far away from their IO).

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19 hours ago, JWRC said:

Well we are never sure what they want are we? it seems every office has its own set of rules, and in particular Kanchanaburi has a very nasty witch who takes great delight in making life as hard as she can. I'm going to try the cheaper option and see how I go. Many thanks.

I last got mine at a clinic, produced passport ,sat in reception,charge 20 thb

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Medical is not required for retirement extensions.

There may be the odd rogue office that likes to make up it's own rules though.

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