Archive For The “Visa info” Category

Australia Joins UK And USA With Withdrawal Of Income Verification For Visas

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Australia Joins UK And USA With Withdrawal Of Income Verification For Visas

Today 2/11/2018 the Australian Embassy has declared that it from the 7th January 2019 it will NOT witness Statutory Declarations for proof on income for Thai Visa extensions.

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Easy Ride For Pensioners In Thailand Now Over Says Pattaya Radio

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Easy Ride For Pensioners In Thailand Now Over Says Pattaya Radio

A Pattaya Radio station said that the issue of the British Embassy stopping providing certification of income letters to its nationals means an end to the easy ride of foreigners living in Thailand. The report on Fabulous103FM said they had contacted the embassy who said there were not now in a position to ensure financial…

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UK Govt Petitioned To Reinstate Proof Of Income Letters For Expats in Thailand

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UK Govt Petitioned To Reinstate Proof Of Income Letters For Expats in Thailand

A petition has been started that aims to persuade the UK government to abandon plans to stop issuing proof of income letters to pensioners and other applicants. The move was announced by poster “richiejom” on Thaivisa who said that the petition received 12 signatures in its first hour. Other posters in the thread called for…

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British Embassy Bangkok To Stop Certification Of Income Letters

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British Embassy Bangkok To Stop Certification Of Income Letters

From 1 January 2019, the British Embassy Bangkok will no longer be providing British Nationals with letters confirming their income. This letter has previously served as a supporting document for obtaining a Thai retirement or marriage visa. The British Embassy Bangkok is stopping the certification of income letters because it is unable to fulfil the…

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New Immigration Office At Buriram Castle

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New Immigration Office At Buriram Castle

Appears to be self-explanatory . It keeps getting better and better !

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More Details On Work Permits And The New Rules Regarding Working In Thailand

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More Details On Work Permits And The New Rules Regarding Working In Thailand

Earlier this year it was revealed that Thailand had made major changes to the rules regarding work permits and its foreign labour law. The changes, which were introduced on March 27 2018 in the Emergency Decree on Non-Thais’ Working Management (No.2) (2018) (“Decree No. 2”), saw Thailand relax some of its laws regarding work permits,…

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Important Information For British Citizens And Retirement Visas

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Important Information For British Citizens And Retirement Visas

I went to Buriram Immigration Office to renew my retirement visa today. I was feeling very blase as I had everything I needed. Two photos, signed copies of all the relevant pages of my passport, filled in form TM7 , proof of address and a letter from British Embassy confirming monthly and annual income. Imagine…

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Tourist Visa Holders Being Asked To Show 20,000 bht Cash To Gain Entry Into Thailand

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Tourist Visa Holders Being Asked To Show 20,000 bht Cash To Gain Entry Into Thailand

If you are entering Thailand on a tourist visa, you may be required to show immigration officials 20,000 baht in CASH. Immigration officials at a number of border checkpoints across Thailand are asking some people entering the country on a tourist visa to show 20,000 baht in cash. The increased scrutiny being placed on tourist…

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New Chonburi Immigration Chief Says Ex-Pats Wanting Long-Term Visas Will Be Thoroughly Investigated

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New Chonburi Immigration Chief Says Ex-Pats Wanting Long-Term Visas Will Be Thoroughly Investigated

The newly appointed head of the Chonburi Immigration Office said anyone applying for long-term visas would be thoroughly investigated. Pol. Col. Songprode Siri­sukha was introduced as the new Pattaya area immigration chief June 27. Pol. Maj. Satawat Srirattanapong was named deputy in the annual reshuffle. Songprode told his new staff he intends to dedicate his…

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Proof Of Residence For Foreigners Living In Thailand

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Proof Of Residence For Foreigners Living In Thailand

The Buriram Times has been asked by several people recently who have gone to Immigration in Buriram to do their 90 days or other official business, about being faced with a barrage of questions regarding proof of their residency. I myself have had that experience today. I went to obtain a re-entry visa which was…

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