overstaying visa

  • Visa Information

    What to do if your visa expires while in Thailand

    Are you currently organizing a trip to Thailand, or possibly already experiencing it? It is imperative to understand the process of Thailand’s visa regulations. Being aware is crucial, whether you’re visiting for work, education, or simply to join your spouse. Thailand’s Non-Immigrant Visa could be the key to extended stays. Typically granted for a period of 90 days, the issuance of…

  • Thailand News

    Thai government tackles rise in nationals overstaying Japan visas

    The Thai government pledged to tackle the increasing number of Thai nationals overstaying their 15-day visas in Japan, following a sharp rise in such incidents over recent years. This commitment was confirmed by Jakkapong Sangmanee, the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, who recently held discussions with a senior official from the Japanese embassy. The public expressed concerns over the potential…

  • Business News

    Japan’s visa-free privileges for Thais safe despite overstay concerns

    Fears of a potential withdrawal of Japan’s visa-free privileges due to an increased number of Thais overstaying their visas have been dismissed by travel operators. The Department of Consular Affairs brought attention to this issue last December, revealing an increase in the number of Thais overstaying from 8,688 in 2021 to 11,472 in 2023. Reports suggest that the Japanese government…

  • Thailand News

    Nonthaburi police nab Indian man for illegal money lending and visa overstay

    Nonthaburi Immigration Police apprehended an Indian man yesterday, accused of illegal money lending and found to have overstayed his visa by more than six years. The 39 year old man was apprehended outside a rented accommodation in Moo 3 village, located in Tambon Bang Rak Noi of Mueang district. The detention was a result of an investigation into foreign nationals…

  • Phuket News

    Phuket Airport: American man arrested for overstaying visa by 79 days

    As dawn broke over the bustling Phuket International Airport, an American man found himself in the grip of the law. The man was apprehended by Thai immigration officials around 5.30am yesterday for overstaying his visa by 79 days, a direct violation of the country’s immigration laws. The American man’s actions had turned him into an illegal resident in the Land…

  • Phuket News

    Foreign national arrested for overstaying visa launching Crime Free Phuket year two

    A foreign national was taken into custody at the weekend at Phuket International Airport for overstaying his visa by 80 days. This event marks the launch of the second year of the Crime Free Phuket initiative run by the local Immigration Bureau. The past year has seen the arrest of 188 individuals, with overstaying visas accounting for 66 of these…

  • Thailand News

    Two-year run ends: Swedish drug trafficker captured in Koh Samui

    A 60 year old Swedish man on the run for two years to evade drug trafficking accusations and a visa overstay in Koh Samui, was apprehended and taken into custody by the Surat Thani Immigration Police. The Swedish man, Reno Penti Olavi Martin, was arrested yesterday at approximately 7pm, on the orders of the Chief of the Immigration Police, and the…

  • Phuket News

    Visa overstay charge lands international visitor in trouble at Phuket Airport

    An international visitor was apprehended at Phuket International Airport this week, facing charges of overstaying his visa, according to the Phuket Immigration Checkpoint’s Facebook page managed by the airport division of Phuket Immigration. The arrest occurred on August 30, with the individual now at risk of being blacklisted under the Good Guys In, Bad Guys Out regulation. The man, whose…