What ! Visa amnesty extended till end of October

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What ! Visa amnesty extended till end of October

Post by mac1966 » September 26, 2020, 4:46 pm

Rumours of an amnesty extension flying around the net. Great news for people that have yet to sort out their visas.

https://bangkokherald.com/thailand/thai ... 1-sources/



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Re: What ! Visa amnesty extended till end of October

Post by Doodoo » September 26, 2020, 5:19 pm

Exactly Rumours
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Re: What ! Visa amnesty extended till end of October

Post by mac1966 » September 27, 2020, 7:26 pm

Looks like the rumours are true. Fantastic

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Re: What ! Visa amnesty extended till end of October

Post by Drunk Monkey » September 27, 2020, 7:40 pm

All.i can find is this

https://bangkokherald.com/thailand/thai ... 1-sources/

Still to be confirmed
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Post by Doodoo » September 27, 2020, 7:59 pm

Rumors until they say one way or the other.

Rumors arevery very dangerous

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Post by maaka » September 28, 2020, 5:39 am

Too late. I have flown the coop just before the 26th sept deadline..and taken my spending money with me..
Swampy Airport was almost empty of passengers and planes, when I expected hordes of tourists to be scrambling to leave..I tell ya. It is safer in Thailand re covid than anywhere else. It was scary re entering the western world..I got the sniffles on the plane due to the cold air con, and on a arrival was detained, police escort, an taken alone in a huge bus with plastic taped everywhere and a driver in a hospital gown, to a covid hotel, where you would think I had the plague from the navy and nursing staff waiting to greet me inside the barbed wire fence...shuffled into a hotel room and not allowed out the door..meals left outside the door, Thailand and my small village was such a breeze, but back home shes a worried changed world

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Re: What ! Visa amnesty extended till end of October

Post by Kenr6583 » September 28, 2020, 6:17 am

Officially extended until October 31st.

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Re: What ! Visa amnesty extended till end of October

Post by Doodoo » September 28, 2020, 6:50 am

How could the Cabinet make it official when it was a weekend?

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Re: What ! Visa amnesty extended till end of October

Post by Kenr6583 » September 28, 2020, 7:09 am

Suppose to send out to immigration officials on Monday.. Read where they decided to extend it due to the backlog, apparently up to 150,000. Prime Minister approved the extension on Friday.

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Re: What ! Visa amnesty extended till end of October

Post by tamada » September 28, 2020, 8:01 am

Kenr6583 wrote:
September 28, 2020, 7:09 am
Suppose to send out to immigration officials on Monday.. Read where they decided to extend it due to the backlog, apparently up to 150,000. Prime Minister approved the extension on Friday.
Then it is still unofficial.

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Re: What ! Visa amnesty extended till end of October

Post by Kenr6583 » September 28, 2020, 8:18 am

tamada wrote:
September 28, 2020, 8:01 am
Kenr6583 wrote:
September 28, 2020, 7:09 am
Suppose to send out to immigration officials on Monday.. Read where they decided to extend it due to the backlog, apparently up to 150,000. Prime Minister approved the extension on Friday.
Then it is still unofficial.
LOL. Never mind then...

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Re: What ! Visa amnesty extended till end of October

Post by Doodoo » September 28, 2020, 8:46 am

Agreed Tam UNOFFICIAL
They were SUPPOSED to send it out on Friday BUT they didnt
If it comes out today so be it

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Re: What ! Visa amnesty extended till end of October

Post by Doodoo » September 28, 2020, 9:30 am

Thailand News

"The amnesty, which expired on 26 September, will be extended to 31 October, according to a leaked, unsigned document from the Ministry of Interior and shared by Richard Barrow on Saturday."

Once again "Leaked", "unsigned", "on a Saturday"

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Re: What ! Visa amnesty extended till end of October

Post by mac1966 » September 28, 2020, 1:02 pm

Looks like they will announce tomorrow. Hang in there people

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Re: What ! Visa amnesty extended till end of October

Post by newtovillagelife » September 28, 2020, 1:28 pm

Great.... I guess I just wasted 35k on a Visa agent...the Thais government needs to grab a backbone and procecute and enforce the deadline... Losers.

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Re: What ! Visa amnesty extended till end of October

Post by tamada » September 28, 2020, 1:38 pm

newtovillagelife wrote:
September 28, 2020, 1:28 pm
Great.... I guess I just wasted 35k on a Visa agent...the Thais government needs to grab a backbone and procecute and enforce the deadline... Losers.
Didn't you get a 1 year extension?

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Re: What ! Visa amnesty extended till end of October

Post by newtovillagelife » September 28, 2020, 1:45 pm

tamada wrote:
September 28, 2020, 1:38 pm
newtovillagelife wrote:
September 28, 2020, 1:28 pm
Great.... I guess I just wasted 35k on a Visa agent...the Thais government needs to grab a backbone and procecute and enforce the deadline... Losers.
Yup. What's your point I'm sure now they will keep extending or blend it into the New Tourist Visa 90 days for 2k...beats my deal...

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Re: What ! Visa amnesty extended till end of October

Post by jackspratt » September 28, 2020, 1:54 pm

newtovillagelife wrote:
September 28, 2020, 1:28 pm
Great.... I guess I just wasted 35k on a Visa agent...the Thais government needs to grab a backbone and procecute and enforce the deadline... Losers.
Well that changed quickly. :shock:
newtovillagelife wrote:
September 19, 2020, 8:30 am
Well I had to bite the bullet...used a Visa Agent, and now I have a Retirement Visa no worries till November 2021. Yes I had to pay a fee, but no need for me to put 800k in the bank, and I don't have to step into an IO and deal with any BS. Well worth it.

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Re: What ! Visa amnesty extended till end of October

Post by newtovillagelife » September 28, 2020, 1:59 pm

jackspratt wrote:
September 28, 2020, 1:54 pm
newtovillagelife wrote:
September 28, 2020, 1:28 pm
Great.... I guess I just wasted 35k on a Visa agent...the Thais government needs to grab a backbone and procecute and enforce the deadline... Losers.
Well that changed quickly. :shock:
newtovillagelife wrote:
September 19, 2020, 8:30 am
Well I had to bite the bullet...used a Visa Agent, and now I have a Retirement Visa no worries till November 2021. Yes I had to pay a fee, but no need for me to put 800k in the bank, and I don't have to step into an IO and deal with any BS. Well worth it.
Who wouldn't rather stay FREE!.... And as long as they keep extending no need to step into a IO....
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Re: What ! Visa amnesty extended till end of October

Post by tamada » September 28, 2020, 1:59 pm

newtovillagelife wrote:
September 28, 2020, 1:45 pm
Yup. What's your point I'm sure now they will keep extending or blend it into the New Tourist Visa 90 days for 2k...beats my deal...
Regardless of how much it cost, maybe you no longer have a dog in this fight until next year? I doubt they are going to rewrite the rules, enforce conformity with all the rules by all immigration offices and ban the use of agents before you next extension is due. The 90+90+90 day STV isn't available to those already here and is pretty unworkable if you aren't. Could be worse, you could have flown home and face spending a lot more than 35 k to get back in.

Since you got that extension, you have been sleeping better haven't you?

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