Jump to content
IGNORED

advice on passport expiry..


Brassmaster

Recommended Posts

I am going to thailand on the 11th nov for 150 days returning end of march 2014, i will be getting a 90 day tourist visa with 3 entry's which is fine and have done similar in previous years.

 

My question is about my passport that expires end of june 2014, so when i initially leave the uk i have nearly 8 months left on it but on the 2nd and 3rd re-entries i won't have  the required 6 month cushion that you need when leaving the uk and entering thailand.

 

Will they take into account that i leave the uk with 8 months until expiry and my returning flight is 6/7 weeks before my passport expires or, when i return from my border run thai customs will not let me back in??

 

Obvious answer is get a new passport and not take the risk, but as stupid as it sounds i want to fill the last few remaining empty pages...

 

thanks in advance, brassmaster

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Should all be fine Matey, Biggest issue that I see may be the Airline who may make a thing of it as you supply API when Booking Flights and this shows up in their system. Some I think make more of a thing about it than normal.

 

I would go for the New Passport and pay a bit extra for added pages which I think I am correct in saying you can still do

 

Ghosty

Link to comment
Share on other sites

A few year back I got stopped at check in in Munich flying back to UK cos I didn't have 6 month left on my passport. They let me fly but only just.

 

I checked with the passport office and there view is it runs out on the day it states, but most countries require you to have at least 6 months left, this includes when you leave the country you have travelled to.

 

Get a new one.

 

Link to comment
Share on other sites

 

 

I checked with the passport office and there view is it runs out on the day it states, but most countries require you to have at least 6 months left, this includes when you leave the country you have travelled to.

 

Get a new one.

Agree +1

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Should all be fine Matey, Biggest issue that I see may be the Airline who may make a thing of it as you supply API when Booking Flights and this shows up in their system. Some I think make more of a thing about it than normal.

 

I would go for the New Passport and pay a bit extra for added pages which I think I am correct in saying you can still do

 

Ghosty

 

 

A few year back I got stopped at check in in Munich flying back to UK cos I didn't have 6 month left on my passport. They let me fly but only just.

 

I checked with the passport office and there view is it runs out on the day it states, but most countries require you to have at least 6 months left, this includes when you leave the country you have travelled to.

 

Get a new one.

Thanks guys, don't really see the point in having to have 6 months left to fly, even if you're going home but anyway... looks like i'm getting a new passport....

 

Thanks again, brassmaster

Link to comment
Share on other sites

get your new passport before you go. as you are british they will credit you with the extra time on your new passport [expires 10 years from the date your old one expires ]so you get more than ten years

any holes a goal

Link to comment
Share on other sites

I am going to thailand on the 11th nov for 150 days returning end of march 2014, i will be getting a 90 day tourist visa with 3 entry's which is fine and have done similar in previous years.

 

My question is about my passport that expires end of june 2014, so when i initially leave the uk i have nearly 8 months left on it but on the 2nd and 3rd re-entries i won't have  the required 6 month cushion that you need when leaving the uk and entering thailand.

 

Will they take into account that i leave the uk with 8 months until expiry and my returning flight is 6/7 weeks before my passport expires or, when i return from my border run thai customs will not let me back in??

 

Obvious answer is get a new passport and not take the risk, but as stupid as it sounds i want to fill the last few remaining empty pages...

 

thanks in advance, brassmaster

Will be fine mate, had customers come back in after a visa run with only 2 months left to go on their passport, the reason they do not make a big deal of it is they are aware you could if needed get a passport whilst in Thailand so you will be fine.

Posted Image

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Archived

This topic is now archived and is closed to further replies.



  • COVID-19

    Any posts or topics which the moderation team deems to be rumours/speculatiom, conspiracy theory, scaremongering, deliberately misleading or has been posted to deliberately distort information will be removed - as will BMs repeatedly doing so. Existing rules also apply.

  • Advertise on Pattaya Addicts
  • Recently Browsing

    • No registered users viewing this page.
×
×
  • Create New...

Important Information

By using this site, you agree to our Terms of Use.