Following yesterday’s widely reported story of a shift to hardened policy regarding punishments for visitors overstaying their visa end-date in Thailand, several new stories have surfaced that try to rebut the original claims, and a war of credibility has broken out between the kingdom’s foreign-language media services. Unfortunately too, the official sources have damaged their [...]
News leaked today indicates the Royal Thai Immigration Police are to usher in a new era of punishment for visitors who overstay their visa or other travel document permitting them to enter the kingdom. There has long been a standing fine for staying beyond the expiry date of the permission-to-enter stamp in one’s passport – [...]
Having moved house, the law in Thailand says that foreigners must advise the Immigration Police of their new address within 24 hours of the move. The same time span applies to even tourists moving from one hotel to another, although usually the hotel takes care of that.