Thai Tourist Visa & Tourist Visa Exemption


General Information Generally, a foreign citizen who wishes to enter the Kingdom of Thailand is required to obtain a visa from a Royal Thai Embassy or a Royal Thai Consulate-General. However, nationals of certain countries do not require a visa if they meet visa exemption requirements. Additionally, you must hold a current passport with a minimum validity of 6 months remaining from the intended date of entry. Also you must be in possession of an onward or return … [Read more...]

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Overstaying your Thai Visa


The Consequences of Overstaying in Thailand, Some 'experienced travelers' to Thailand will suggest that overstaying your Thai visa is not a problem and can easily be sorted at the airport when you depart by paying an over-stay fine. However, it can be a very different story if you get caught by the immigration police during your stay in Thailand and are asked to show your passport. If you stay in Thailand for longer than the time authorized on your arrival, and … [Read more...]

Updated: January 2, 2011 by admin

Thai Retirement Visa Application Process


Non-Immigrant Visa “O-A” (Long Stay) Thai Visa This type of Thai visa may be issued to applicants aged 50 years and over who wish to stay in Thailand for a period of not exceeding 1 year without the intention of working. Holder of this type of visa is allowed to stay in Thailand for 1 year. Employment of any kind is strictly prohibited. Eligibility Applicant must be aged 50 years and over (on the day of submitting application. Applicant not prohibited from entering … [Read more...]

Updated: September 28, 2011 by admin

Thailand Retirement Visa FAQs


What are the requirements for a Thai Retirement Visa? What documents are needed? Can I use my US/UK savings bank account as a requirement for the Thai Retirement Visa? Is there a minimum time requirement to deposit the money in the bank before you can apply for the 1 Year Retirement Visa? If my partner goes with me to retire in Thailand will he/she need the same financial requirement separately? Can I bring my household items to … [Read more...]

Updated: January 10, 2011 by admin