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by LoneTraveler
October 15, 2020, 1:37 pm
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Credit Card Debt Upon Death
Replies: 7
Views: 431

Credit Card Debt Upon Death

Hello. I have 2 current credit cards from banks in the US, (in my name only). I am currently residing in Thailand on a Marriage extension. I have been married to a Thai national for the past 5 years. I want to hear from anyone who knows of my concern. I have outstanding balances on both my credit ca...
by LoneTraveler
August 15, 2020, 11:24 am
Forum: Pet Services
Topic: Vet by the Airport
Replies: 41
Views: 5575

Re: Vet by the Airport

Which Vet by airport? There is the one on the corner just as you make the turn toward airport and then further down the road there is ABC (not sure of name). I have used both and the one on corner I stopped going to because of inadequate care. Changed to ABC, great care, compassionate. I have had on...
by LoneTraveler
July 20, 2020, 1:13 pm
Forum: General Udon Thani Forum
Topic: Passport Renewal
Replies: 15
Views: 882

Passport Renewal

I need to renew passport. Bangkok Embassy states "only by mail" and current passport must be included (no exceptions) My concern is, what if I am asked for my passport by the "powers that be" while my new passport is being processed? I do have copies but will a copy suffice? Also, there are delays i...
by LoneTraveler
June 20, 2020, 10:27 am
Forum: General Udon Thani Forum
Topic: US Passport Renewal
Replies: 4
Views: 529

Re: US Passport Renewal

Why not send an email to ACS Bangkok to get some answers directly from the Embassy? Did that. They state all passports must be done by mail and old passport must be included, no exceptions. The problem is they stopped issuing passports until recently and that is on a limited basis. They have a back...
by LoneTraveler
June 19, 2020, 1:29 pm
Forum: General Udon Thani Forum
Topic: US Passport Renewal
Replies: 4
Views: 529

US Passport Renewal

Has anyone recently renewed their US Passport successfully by mail? I need to renew mine within the next 9 weeks to receive a one-year extension. I will only have 6 months left before expiration after extension in September. According to the US Embassy website, they have just resumed issuing new pas...
by LoneTraveler
May 9, 2020, 9:55 am
Forum: General Udon Thani Forum
Topic: Udon Immigration office lately
Replies: 266
Views: 14775

Re: Udon Immigration office lately

If that's the young guy who took over from the older gentleman that I think retired last year, god help us he is a waste of space. the old guy was great willing to bend the rules a little bit he was very helpful to everyone. I have had a run in with this new guy called me and my wife liars. I lost ...
by LoneTraveler
May 9, 2020, 9:45 am
Forum: General Udon Thani Forum
Topic: Udon Immigration office lately
Replies: 266
Views: 14775

Re: Udon Immigration office lately

I did my retirement extension yesterday .i went to Bank to get letter showing funds at 8-30 and into Immigration at 9 AM Only one other customer inside and was taken care of straightaway .It took about ten minutes for my paperwork to get passed around and signed by the Boss and as always waived any...
by LoneTraveler
March 29, 2020, 3:02 pm
Forum: Thailand Visas & Migration to other countries
Topic: 90 DAY REPORTING WORKING WELL..
Replies: 49
Views: 6042

Re: 90 DAY REPORTING WORKING WELL..

I would like to hear from someone that has been in Thailand over 5 years and has had success filing a 90 report on line.I have read on an expat forum that the data base for 90 reporting may not work for those of us who been here longer than 5 years. I find this hard to believe because I would think...
by LoneTraveler
March 29, 2020, 1:37 pm
Forum: Thailand Visas & Migration to other countries
Topic: 90 DAY REPORTING WORKING WELL..
Replies: 49
Views: 6042

Re: 90 DAY REPORTING WORKING WELL..

This morning I tried to do a 90 day report online using both the Immigration eService App and the online website in my desktop browser, and neither were working. I tried in both Microsoft Edge and Google Chrome browsers. Will try again tomorrow as today is Sunday and they could have shut it down fo...
by LoneTraveler
March 29, 2020, 9:38 am
Forum: Thailand Visas & Migration to other countries
Topic: 90 DAY REPORTING WORKING WELL..
Replies: 49
Views: 6042

Re: 90 DAY REPORTING WORKING WELL..

I also enquired if I would need Thai health Insurance for my next extension based upon my O-A (converted from retirement to marriage last extension)in September they said I do need the Insurance, I thought if visa extension based upon marriage would exempt me from the required Insurance, apparently...
by LoneTraveler
March 28, 2020, 9:31 am
Forum: Thailand Visas & Migration to other countries
Topic: 90 DAY REPORTING WORKING WELL..
Replies: 49
Views: 6042

Re: 90 DAY REPORTING WORKING WELL..

Did my 90 day report at Udon Thani immigration today. Was a bit concerned by the queue OUTSIDE - there were about 15 people waiting at 2.30 pm. An awning had been erected and chairs put outside (with social distancing) . A desk with staff is outside. Had to wait a couple of minutes while someone wa...
by LoneTraveler
February 15, 2020, 11:45 am
Forum: Thailand Visa & Immigration Information
Topic: Visa Extension
Replies: 231
Views: 13650

Re: Visa Extension

So I went to Udon immigration yesterday to extend my expiring Visa as I had done many times before. I was going to get the 60 marriage extension and they wanted to see the paper for my wife's name change to my last name??????? I have never been asked this before?? My wife was not sure what they wer...
by LoneTraveler
February 14, 2020, 12:09 pm
Forum: Thailand Visa & Immigration Information
Topic: Visa Extension
Replies: 231
Views: 13650

Re: Visa Extension

So I went to Udon immigration yesterday to extend my expiring Visa as I had done many times before. I was going to get the 60 marriage extension and they wanted to see the paper for my wife's name change to my last name??????? I have never been asked this before?? My wife was not sure what they wer...
by LoneTraveler
February 14, 2020, 9:27 am
Forum: Money, Finance & Investing
Topic: FBAR Report for American Citizens
Replies: 5
Views: 1417

Re: FBAR Report for American Citizens

Did mine on-line already. Easy as pie. Hello, I am trying to determine if I need to file FBAR Report. I read all the information on-line and still not sure. I am not working in Thailand all income in a Thai bank account comes from Direct Deposit of Social Security and other pension benefits in the ...
by LoneTraveler
July 23, 2019, 8:41 am
Forum: General Udon Thani Forum
Topic: TM 30 Form
Replies: 32
Views: 2396

TM 30 Form

I just read an interesting question on another forum where the BM asked if he needed a TM 30 form for extension. He owns a house, has a blue book for his wife and a yellow book for himself for the past few years. His question is; are Immigration asking everyone for the TM 30 form even though you hav...
by LoneTraveler
July 15, 2019, 10:56 am
Forum: General Udon Thani Forum
Topic: US Soc. Security Questionnaire
Replies: 21
Views: 1790

Re: US Soc. Security Questionnaire

The child benefit form used to come mid-year i think but just recenly got a letter informing me the SSA has stopped sending out the forms for child payments. Any changes must still be reported. Could start back up though. I used to fill it out online after logging in to my SS account. Was never a p...
by LoneTraveler
July 13, 2019, 2:08 pm
Forum: General Udon Thani Forum
Topic: US Soc. Security Questionnaire
Replies: 21
Views: 1790

Re: US Soc. Security Questionnaire

Yes, I am not as concerned as I used to be. This happened to me once before but I did receive it in October rather than June. I was told there are 2 mailings. If the do not receive a response from the June mailing they send out another form in October. I think you are right, hopefully, they will giv...
by LoneTraveler
June 28, 2019, 10:13 am
Forum: General Udon Thani Forum
Topic: US Soc. Security Questionnaire
Replies: 21
Views: 1790

US Soc. Security Questionnaire

I usually receive the annual SS Administration questionnaire around mid-June. The one in which you have to answer a few questions and return it by a certain date or they say your benefits may cease. To date I have not receive it. There is no way to contact this Office, no phone number or email. Writ...
by LoneTraveler
June 8, 2019, 10:06 am
Forum: General Udon Thani Forum
Topic: Competent Electrician
Replies: 1
Views: 319

Competent Electrician

Can someone direct me to an electrician that can prewire a room for an air conditioner? If can only speak Thai is ok. Had a good one nearby but he has moved on. Thank you in advance.
by LoneTraveler
June 1, 2019, 10:42 am
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: postal info
Replies: 4
Views: 1078

Re: postal info

UPS is very expensive. I would ask the EMS Service at the Thai post. I have used them over the years, sent item to USA with no problems, good and prompt service.

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