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Need 1 Month Visa Ext. on I Month Visa, USA Passport


KennyPowers

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I think rules vary by country, so hope to get an answer from someone with experience on a USA passport. My flight has been cancelled due to Typhoon Maria, and I may need to wait a few days before Eva Air can re-book me. The last day for my Visa is this Friday. If the new flight is after this day then I should get a visa extension. What do I need to process the extension? Do I simply need a new flight schedule confirmed? A friend told me my hotel will need to give a form to show at immigration. Is that true? What if I just have a confirmed hotel booking receipt? Thanks in advance. To be clear, I entered on a 1 month toursist visa. The exit stamp is July 13. I can go to immigration at BKK or Jomtien. Perhaps Jomtien is my first choice. 

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You could do nothing, the fine for overstaying is 500 baht per day and usually no fine if its only 1 day.  The visa extension cost 1900 baht, you'll need your passport, passport photo and fill out the extension form which can be done in Jomtien.

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Overstay for a few days only becomes a problem if you have to produce your passport before you get to the airport, e.g a traffic stop or accident. If you hire a bike, turn it in before hsnd, reduces your chance of being picked up for a check. 

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Too late to help the OP, but I figured I’d pass this info along in case anyone else was interested. I came into the country on a 30 day visa exemption, USA passport, and went to immigration in Jomtien yesterday to get an additional 30 days. They were fine with a hotel receipt as proof of where I was staying. Proof of a flight out of the country was not required. It really wasn’t much of a hassle and I was in and out in less than 40 minutes.

Still, it’s a lot better to get a tourist visa in advance to avoid the need to visit immigration if you want to stay for more than 30 days imo. That’s what I always do. Weather affected my current itinerary which changed my time in county from 29 to 33 days which is how I ended up having to get the exrension.

One thing I noticed this trip was hotel reception checking my passport stamps for the last day I was eligible to be in the country. Not sure what they would do if you wanted to stay longer than that date. I’m wondering if maybe they wouldn’t rent you a room on any overstay days, but I don’t know the answer to that. Anyone else here know?

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