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90 Day reporting procedures. (TM 47)

Foreigners who are permitted to stay in Thailand longer than 90 consecutive days are required to confirm their place of residence to an Immigration office every 90 days in accordance with section 37 (5) of the Thai Immigration Act 1979.

Immigration Act B.E. 2522 (1979) ENG.pdf

There are 3 ways to submit a 90 day report.

  1. In person
  2. By mail
  3. Online

> In person.
Procedure and notification

  1. The foreigner makes the notification in person, or
  2. The foreigner authorises another person to make the notification, or
  3. The foreigner makes the notification by registered mail.
  4. The notification must be made within 15 days before or after 7 days the period of 90 days expires.

The first application for extension of stay by the foreigner is equivalent to the notification of staying in the Kingdom over 90 days.

 

> By mail.
Procedure and notification.

  1. Photocopy of passport pages with following pages
    – front page showing name / surname / Passport No., etc.
    – current visa
    – last entry stamp of immigration
    – last extension of visa
  2. Photocopy of departure card TM.6.
  3. Previous notifications of staying over 90 days (if any).
  4. Completely filled in and signed notification form TM 47.
  5. A self addressed prepaid envelope with 10 Baht stamp affixed (I recommend EMS return) for the officer in charge to send back the lower part of form TM. 47 after having received the notification. This part must be kept for reference and for future notifications of staying over 90 days.
  6. The above mentioned documents must be sent by registered mail and the receipt of the registration kept by the foreigner.
  7. Send the mail at least 15 days before the renewal date to Immigration offices in local area where the alien resides.

Notice :

  • Your registered mail must be sent to the Immigration office at least 15 days before the due date of notification.
  • Your new form will be stamped as of the expiration date of your old receipt.
  • Please keep your receipt of your registered mail in case of lost mail.
  • Your document can not be processed if you have passed the 90 days limit. ( You must come to the nearest immigration office or Immigration Division 1 in person to pay fine 2,000 Baht)
  • Waiting for reply mail over 1 month, please contact Immigration Office with your registered mail receipt.
     

TM 47 form can be downloaded here.


> Online
https://extranet.immigration.go.th/fn90online/online/tm47/TM47Action.do

You will see the below page. On the right side scroll all the way down with the horizontal scroll bar and check the terms agreement box, then click Accept.

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You will then see a self explanatory menu.

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Complete all the relevant sections of information selecting from the drop down boxes where available.

They specify using IE browser, but if your using a different browser such as Firefox or Chrome then use a User agent to emulate IE for the best results.

You can only apply online from 14 days before the due report date up to the report date.
See Infographic.

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Tip: If your report is due on a Tuesday, the first date you'll be able to apply online is the Tuesday 2 weeks before the due date. The online site operates 24/7.

If you leave and re-enter Thailand during your period of stay, the next 90 day report automatically becomes due 89 days after re-entry. The date of re-entry counts as day 1 of the 90 days.

Tip: On re-entry, calculate your next report date. Cross out the due date on any existing 90 day report receipt and write the new due date as a reminder.

Failure to file 90 day reports on time are subject to a fine under section 76 of the Thai Immigration Act.
Section 76: Any alien who fails to comply with the provisions of section 37 (2), (3), (4) or (5) shall be punished with a fine not exceeding 5,000 baht and with an additional fine not exceeding 200 baht for each day that passes until the law is complied with.*
*The standard fine levied by Immigration is usually only 2,000 BHT.

 

 

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