Category: Visa

Another 90-day check-in and then IT Square (เช็คอินอีก 90 วัน)

It’s that time again when I need to tell immigration where I live and do the whole 90-day check-in thing. I would have thought getting there an hour earlier than last time would have made the process quicker, but not this time. I had a 90 spot delay in the queue and that took 1 […]

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The Thailand Retirement Visa (วีซ่าเกษียณอายุประเทศไทย)

I do have reoccurring questions about the retirement visa for the long term stay in Thailand and although I have covered the topic in the past, I’ve again brought it back up for comment and further questions from our viewers. This question regarding the Thailand Retirement Visa and Permanent Residency has come up from a […]

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Getting my Tabien Baan and Thai ID Card (รับบัตรประชาชนไทยและสำเนาทะเบียนบ้าน)

So, I finally get things organized with my Thai family and we apply for my Tabien Baan. Apart from the running around to get the necessary document certifications, it proved to be a relatively simple process. If you are planning on getting your name in the Tabien Baan, you will most likely find that the […]

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Vlog 163 – Another 90-day check-in

Well, we’re back at the Bangkok Immigration office for another 90-day check-in. I didn’t realize that it was a public holiday yesterday so the queue was already 160 deep when I got there at 10 am. I really do need to aim for that 9 am opening time to minimize the wait here. As I […]

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Vlog 129 – My Thailand Visa Renewal

Well, it’s that time of the year where I do the visa run, but at least I don’t need to cross any borders to do it for my retirement visa. Anyway, apart from the traffic to pick up the bank statement, the whole thing went smoothly even though it took 2.5 hours to wait for […]

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