It was money well spent. My green card came four months later, at what seemed like record speed. To convince the visa officer that you plan on returning to Thailand, you will need to produce evidence that you have strong economic and social ties in Thailand which suggest you will return. If you live in Pattaya and need to extend your tourist visa then speak to Thai immigration in Banglamung near to View Talay Condo 4 as they will extend the tourist visa for another 30 days for a fee of 1,900 Thai Baht. For our clients this translates to our firm being the most experienced and knowledgeable in the specialization you require. Foreign visitors who are apprehended by the authorities for overstaying less than one year will be barred from re-entering Thailand for five years. They can also accept your 90 day reporting if you live in their area and will also assist you with a re-entry permit for Thailand if you are crossing over into Laos.
You can also email them or call them at the numbers listed below. For example, the period of stay for a transit visa is not exceeding 30 days, for a tourist visa is not exceeding 60 days and for a non-immigrant visa is not exceeding 90 days from the arrival date. Though Siam lost some territory to both European powers, it proved to be the only Southeast Asian country capable of resisting colonization. For information on application for extension of stay, see the Immigration Bureau website at 9. Please note: applications for extension cannot be made on Saturdays, Sundays, and Thai holidays.
If he or she believes you, your visa will be granted. American citizens who wish to remain in Thailand for longer than 90 days during any six-month period will be required to obtain a valid Thai visa from a Thai Embassy or Consulate that is authorized to issue visas. About the Author Siam Legal is a full service law firm but it has an extensive range of immigration, corporate, and real estate experience accessible to clients both domestically and internationally. Department of State, Bureau of Consular Affairs Update News : Tourism Authority of Thailand Thailand to reinforce re-entry ban on overstay foreign visitors Bangkok, 15 February, 2016 — From 20 March, this year, Thailand will impose a strict re-entry ban on foreign visitors who overstayed in the kingdom, according the Order of Minister of Interior, No. Make sure you bring your passport and any documents you gathered to support your application.
If you are enrolled in school or have a steady job this will also help. We feel this is as important as the rendering of the professional services. For more information, please consult the or the websites. Immigration Legal Advisors, was selected to identify our exclusive area of practice. Unlike other Southeast Asians, however, they came to the United States not as refugees but as professionals and spouses of members of the U. If your visa application is approved, buy an envelope at the Thai Post counter so that your passport and visa can be return to you. The fine is payable to the Immigration Bureau, the Suvarnabhumi Airport Immigration office, or other departure point.
Because residents are not Americans, they could also be subjected to deportation proceedings. Many firms have followed motivated by our successful example. That took a total of two years and was only just finalized in August of 2016. Do we need a tourist visa or we will be able to extend our 15 day entry visa granted on the border? Visit the for the most current visa information. On the other hand, the period of stay is granted by an immigration officer upon arrival at the port of entry and in accordance with the type of visa. You may visit the immigration office at Promenade Mall in Chinag Mai.
Our prequalification review assures you that your time and money will not be wasted and that you can enjoy peace of mind knowing that the visa will be issued. However, with the recent controversy over former prime minister , activity in the Thai community increased. Usually, I got a return on my federal taxes. There is no specific formula that will make an application successful. As I mentioned before, it was conditional legal residency. If you are leaving your spouse or children behind in Thailand, this will also be good evidence that you will come back.
When I got accepted into my dream school, my F1 visa application process began. If you have questions about a Thai visa then speak to us online about how to extend your Thai visa in Thailand. The rules of overstay does not apply to foreign visitors who depart Thailand before the age of 18, and those who leave the kingdom before this Order comes into effective on 20 March, 2016. To successfully apply for a B2 tourist visa you need to produce documentation that shows you have enough money to finance your trip and enough community ties in Thailand to suggest you are likely to return. If you have a questions about Thai visa be it , or then speak to us online now. Below are the steps I took to achieve such a feat.
This type of visa can be valid for either 3 or 6 months and visa holders are permitted to stay in the country, upon arrival, a period of not exceeding 60 days. Divorce: some Thai ladies come to us for a U. If I was to take any public support, the government had a right to ask for reimbursement. This is meant to prevent fraudulent marriages. The decision on whether to deny or grant your visa lies with the visa officer conducting your interview.
We have added a map, telephone number and also all other contact details for the office. Our office is located in the central business district of Bangkok within reasonable proximity approx. Our expertise is the result of processing more visas from Thailand to the United States than all other firms combined. If you are touring Chiang Mai and want to extend your tourist visa then the Thai immigration office in Chiang Mai can assist you with this service. There were also a few bizarre questionnaires, where I had to indicate whether I had been a sex worker or part of the 1941 Nazi party. It took over a decade and thousands of dollars. They have a legit office over in Jomtien and I was supplied with all the documents including an English transaction.
Money was always tight and my F1 visa prohibited me from working anywhere outside of the university campus. The period of stay granted by the immigration officer is displayed on the arrival stamp. The F1 visa allows foreigners to attend an academic program in the United States. I also have the language skills, education, and understanding of how government agencies work to navigate the system. She was previously the director of the Illinois Department of Veterans Affairs. They have a new office and we have listed their contact details below with a map and photo of the new complex. After the hurdles of getting a green card, citizenship forms were very straightforward.