Immigration Bureau Thailand to introduce huge fee increases.

 

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Immigration Bureau Thailand to introduce huge fee increases

Whether applying for a visa extension, re-entry permit, residence permit or other immigration services, from 26 August 2003 foreigners visiting or living in Thailand will be required to pay greatly increased official fees at immigration offices in accordance with a new Ministry of Interior regulation.

The new fees for the immigration services more commonly required by foreigners are listed below.

Type of Visa Baht
Transit visa, single entry 800
Tourist visa, single entry 1,000
Non-immigrant visa, single entry 2,000
Non-immigrant visa, multiple entry for use within one year 5,000
Application for visa extension 1,900
Application for a single re-entry permit 1,000
Application for a multiple re-entry permit 3,800
Application for a residence permit 7,600
Approval of a residence permit (payable on receipt of residence book) 191,400
Approval of a residence permit (payable on receipt of residence book)
for a foreigner married to a Thai, the spouse of a resident, and any
of their children who have not reached the status of a Thai juristic
person (i.e., unmarried children aged below 20 years)
95,700

 


New monthly minimum income requirements for foreigners working in Thailand.

In a related action, the Immigration Bureau has approved a new regulation governing the requirements for qualifying for extensions of visas. This was  implemented in July 2004.

 

 
 
 

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