The deadline to apply for a 60-day visa “Covid” extension has been pushed to July 29, now allowing stays up until late-September. The extensions are intended for foreigners who are unable to leave Thailand and return to their home country due to the ongoing Covid-19 situation. The deadline to apply has been extended by the Thai Immigration Bureau several times, typically announced at the last minute. The previous deadline was May 29.
The 60-day visa extension program was launched late last year to allowing foreigners to stay in Thailand due to the global Covid-19 situation and limited international flights.
The extension can be granted if…
- A foreigner cannot return to their home country due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
- There are no return flights available.
- The foreigner has a letter from their embassy requesting temporary stay.
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