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.. for all you chronic over-stayers and transnational criminals out there .. anybody with whom you have bad blood here and knows you are illegal could make life difficult .. wonder if commercial businesses with need to view visas will be compelled to report expired visas.

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http://www.bangkokpost.com/news/general/894872/new-overstay-rules-to-take-effect-soon

 

New overstay RULES to take effect soon

12 Mar 2016

 

Stricter punishments for those overstaying their visas will take effect from March 20 as part of government efforts to crack down on transnational crime.

 

Under new Interior Ministry regulations, foreign travellers who overstay more than 90 days will be banned from re-entering the country for one year, Immigration Bureau chief Nathathorn Prousoontorn said.

 

People who overstay more than one year, will face a re-entry ban of three years.

 

Those found to have overstayed more than three years will be subject to a re-entry ban of five years.

 

People found guilty of overstaying more than five years will be barred from re-entering the country for 10 years, Pol Lt Gen Nathathorn said.

 

Foreigners caught in criminal cases and who also overstay will be barred from re-entering the country for five years, he said.

 

The bureau is now in the process of informing hotels, educational institutions and private companies that employ or deal with foreigners about the new measures, Pol Lt Gen Nathathorn said.

 

He said almost all overstayers who have been apprehended were found to have links to transnational crime. The new regulations are expected to reduce the number of transnational criminals using this country, he said.

 

Scores of overstayers have now surrendered to authorities, he added, without elaborating.

 

Pol Col Pakkapong Sai-ubol, head of Immigration Division 6, which oversees the southern region, said Pol Lt Gen Nathathorn and his deputy, Pol Maj Gen Pakpoom Sajjapan, have instructed relevant agencies to make sure foreigners are made aware of the new RULES.

 

The measures are part of a national security policy to which Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha and national police chief Chakthip Chaijinda give weight, he said.

 

He also called on the public to inform the Immigration Bureau about offences committed by foreigners.

 

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good stuff  :GoldenSmile1:

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.. for all you chronic over-stayers and transnational criminals out there .. anybody with whom you have bad blood here and knows you are illegal could make life difficult .. wonder if commercial businesses with need to view visas will be compelled to report expired visas.

___________________________________________________________

 

http://www.bangkokpost.com/news/general/894872/new-overstay-rules-to-take-effect-soon

 

New overstay rules to take effect soon

12 Mar 2016

 

Stricter punishments for those overstaying their visas will take effect from March 20 as part of government efforts to crack down on transnational crime.

 

Under new Interior Ministry regulations, foreign travellers who overstay more than 90 days will be banned from re-entering the country for one year, Immigration Bureau chief Nathathorn Prousoontorn said.

 

People who overstay more than one year, will face a re-entry ban of three years.

 

Those found to have overstayed more than three years will be subject to a re-entry ban of five years.

 

People found guilty of overstaying more than five years will be barred from re-entering the country for 10 years, Pol Lt Gen Nathathorn said.

 

Foreigners caught in criminal cases and who also overstay will be barred from re-entering the country for five years, he said.

 

The bureau is now in the process of informing hotels, educational institutions and private companies that employ or deal with foreigners about the new measures, Pol Lt Gen Nathathorn said.

 

He said almost all overstayers who have been apprehended were found to have links to transnational crime. The new regulations are expected to reduce the number of transnational criminals using this country, he said.

 

Scores of overstayers have now surrendered to authorities, he added, without elaborating.

 

Pol Col Pakkapong Sai-ubol, head of Immigration Division 6, which oversees the southern region, said Pol Lt Gen Nathathorn and his deputy, Pol Maj Gen Pakpoom Sajjapan, have instructed relevant agencies to make sure foreigners are made aware of the new rules.

 

The measures are part of a national security policy to which Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha and national police chief Chakthip Chaijinda give weight, he said.

 

He also called on the public to inform the Immigration Bureau about offences committed by foreigners.

It's March 20th but won't affect me anyway.

 

If people still overstay after all these warnings and possible long term bans then there is no hope for them.

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Methinks that before long we will be reading threads on here from some of the more "popular & senior" members saying how unfair they've been treated/stitched up by their mates etc............

 

 

Probably written from the airport.

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Just because I know some people like pictures...

 

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Nothing wrong with this rule . 

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Yeah this seems pretty fair.

If you were going to overstay for a long period, would really suck to get caught right after passing a threshold. 365 days in country = 365 day ban. 366 days = 1095 day ban. Ouch.

 

What's the penalty for less than 90 days?

 

Edit- looked it up myself 500 baht per day. Best to get out with your fine.

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What happens if you overstay a week?

 

5 years if apprehended before reaching airport

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There is more going on that many seem to be unaware of either. According to that Lawyer of mine last week (we are selling a house) since the original announcement was made about this clampdown (quite right as well) Immigration have/had been going to known "visa companies" demanding records on pain of death of individuals who had Visas renewed but had never left the country

These are about to go "live" after the deadline expires.

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5 years if apprehended before reaching airport

5 year ban for overstaying a week? Haha. Can someone answer me seriously please

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5 year ban for overstaying a week? Haha. Can someone answer me seriously please

 

You have been informed correctly. "Apprehended" (as in simple Police check point stop, no motorbike helmet etc etc ) and its a 5 year ban simple as

2nd part of the Graphics above. Suggest you need to do some reading over on Thaivisa to gen up. I find it hard to believe you were not aware of the changes next week

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ive heard this wont be acted on but watever.. if you're on overstay just fly out and pay the 20k before march 20th... i leave for a visa run that same week.... hope the airports not packed with last minute visa runners

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There is more going on that many seem to be unaware of either. According to that Lawyer of mine last week (we are selling a house) since the original announcement was made about this clampdown (quite right as well) Immigration have/had been going to known "visa companies" demanding records on pain of death of individuals who had Visas renewed but had never left the country

These are about to go "live" after the deadline expires.

Good post Harvey!

 

The junta aren't going away any time soon. In addition to the overstay RULES add in the takeover of City Hall Administration (in June?). Farang businesses that are running illegally by greasing palms will have nowhere to hide.

 

Maybe Suvarnabhumi will put on extra departures?

 

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Good post Harvey!

 

The junta aren't going away any time soon. In addition to the overstay rules add in the takeover of City Hall Administration (in June?). Farang businesses that are running illegally by greasing palms will have nowhere to hide.

 

Maybe Suvarnabhumi will put on extra departures?

 

:GoldenSmile1:

 

i suspect that will be noticeable absentees from here over the coming months

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Anybody want to sell their Condo on the cheap? :-)

"Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans."

So remember to “Enjoy every sandwich”

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You have been informed correctly. "Apprehended" (as in simple Police check point stop, no motorbike helmet etc etc ) and its a 5 year ban simple as

2nd part of the Graphics above. Suggest you need to do some reading over on Thaivisa to gen up. I find it hard to believe you were not aware of the changes next week

So why is it only a 1 year ban for a 90 day over stay but 5 years for a week? I think there's a misunderstanding somehwere here

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I'm not talking about being apprehended. I'm just talking bout a 1 week overstay.

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Anybody want to sell their Condo on the cheap? :-)

 

I'm gonna wait a few years got Pattaya will have loads of empty properties and they will still be building more

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So why is it only a 1 year ban for a 90 day over stay but 5 years for a week? I think there's a misunderstanding somehwere here

You are obviously not reading the presented information properly (ie the misunderstanding is with you). Go back and have another go.

 

There has always been a disparity between the consequences of an overstay based on whether you are on your way out of the country or where obviously intending to stay longer.

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You are obviously not reading the presented information properly (ie the misunderstanding is with you). Go back and have another go.

 

 

Is going thru Immigration at airport classed as surrendering?

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Is going thru Immigration at airport classed as surrendering?

Of course it is as otherwise all the over-stayers would be getting locked up before being deported...:P

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Of course it is as otherwise all the over-stayers would be getting locked up before being deported... :P

 

 

Immigration might be waiting in the wings and start checking passports beforehand so they can make a nice little bonus.

 

Nah it would never happen....would it?

 

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