Search:

Type: Posts; User: toddaniels

Page 1 of 10 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.02 seconds.

  1. Replies
    205
    Views
    12,595

    And how many of those year long, multi-entry...

    And how many of those year long, multi-entry Non-O visas based on marriage did you get from the thai consulate in Savannakhet Lao?
    IF you were married in thailand they have been asking to see the...
  2. For the last 6 months or so the thai consulate in...

    For the last 6 months or so the thai consulate in Savannakhet has stopped issuing 90 day single entry Non-O visas based on being over 50 (and AFAIK they never issued year-multi-entry Nono-O's for...
  3. Replies
    1
    Views
    387

    I'd say ignore that list and use the same...

    I'd say ignore that list and use the same documents that are required at the thai consulate in Savannakhet to get the year-long, multi-entry Non-O based on marriage
    The only difference between...
  4. Replies
    205
    Views
    12,595

    HCMC requires a letter from your thai wife...

    HCMC requires a letter from your thai wife addressed to the consulate asking they issue you the visa (it can be in thai or english, typed or hand written) AND remember the thai consulates in Vietnam...
  5. BOY you couldn't have picked a worse time to show...

    BOY you couldn't have picked a worse time to show up out at C/W.
    BOTH Section J (30 day extensions for tourist visa holders) and section K (30 day extensions for 30 day visa exempt entry holders and...
  6. Replies
    205
    Views
    12,595

    The ONLY changes to getting a Non-O visa (single...

    The ONLY changes to getting a Non-O visa (single or multi-entry) at Savannakhet are if your thai wife changed her surname to yours when you got married. If she did you will need to provide a signed...
  7. Replies
    46
    Views
    2,799

    The Sadao border with Malaysia is known as a...

    The Sadao border with Malaysia is known as a problematic border to cross. Before they used to have people put 200baht in their passports to 'grease the wheels', then someone reported it and they...
  8. Replies
    46
    Views
    2,799

    Sadly, like most b/s thai consulates scattered...

    Sadly, like most b/s thai consulates scattered across the globe they don't know their ass from their elbow...

    PRO TIP: don't ever trust a thai consulate in another country run by the ministry of...
  9. Replies
    46
    Views
    2,799

    and just in case some goof-ball poster questions...

    and just in case some goof-ball poster questions my previous post here's the notice (in engrish)

    https://teakdoor.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=30554&stc=1
  10. Replies
    46
    Views
    2,799

    I didn't bother to read the b/s wrong answers. ...

    I didn't bother to read the b/s wrong answers.

    No matter what you find on the inter-web the real answer is

    Since Dec 31, 2016 they stopped 15 day visa exempt entries by land and went back to...
  11. Thai Consulate & Immigration Office holiday closures March & April 2019

    ATTENTION;

    Thai Consulate & Immigration Office holiday closures March & April 2019

    **Borders are open like normal**

    ALL Thai Immigration offices in the country will be closed;
    April 12...
  12. UPDATE to people getting their retirement...

    UPDATE to people getting their retirement extensions based on banked money from the immigration office in Jomtien .

    They are now giving people a paper that states a return date of 3 months where...
  13. Yep they posted a correction because they got it...

    Yep they posted a correction because they got it wrong. The date you have had to be here on unbroken extensions of stays was Oct 21st 1998..
    ...
  14. UPDATE TO EXTENSIONS USING BANKED MONEY METHOD ...

    UPDATE TO EXTENSIONS USING BANKED MONEY METHOD

    Had a friend go to Chaengwattana and get a yearly extension based on retirement using the 800K baht banked money.

    They got the full year...
  15. That notice was put out weeks ago as soon as...

    That notice was put out weeks ago as soon as those 4 consulates discontinued the income affidavits.
    I posted about it here...
  16. and who pray-tell told you they were...

    and who pray-tell told you they were discontinuing the combination method? It's still in effect. It wasn't mentioned in this police order because that only mentioned things that had CHANGED.. Seeing...
  17. The ONLY grandfathering mentioned was people who...

    The ONLY grandfathering mentioned was people who were on retirement extensions and were already 60 y/o on Oct 21st 1998 <- those people show 20K baht a month in income OR 200K baht banked. AND people...
  18. at least since 2000.. ALL extensions of stays...

    at least since 2000..
    ALL extensions of stays are 1900baht no matter how much time they're issued for.
  19. Or like I have been telling you for 5+ years why...

    Or like I have been telling you for 5+ years why not forgo the trip back to your country and just go to the thai consulate in Savannakhet Lao to get the SAME exact visa you get in your country?...
  20. These new changes come right on the heels of the...

    These new changes come right on the heels of the earlier changes which affected the people using the monthly income method for proof of funds when the 4 consulates (US, USA, Australia & Denmark)...
  21. BIG Changes to banked money method for retirement extensions.

    The newest police order put out (which takes effect on March 1st) spells out totally NEW criteria for people getting yearly extensions of stays based on being over 50 using banked money.

    You now...
  22. Replies
    205
    Views
    12,595

    She's right you don't show proof of funds at the...

    She's right you don't show proof of funds at the thai consulate in Vientiane for a marriage visa
    BUT
    You can ONLY get a 90 day single entry one from that consulate.
    The two consulates in S/E...
  23. You can get a year-long, multi-entry Non-O visa...

    You can get a year-long, multi-entry Non-O visa based on marriage to a thai in Penang BUT you need to show 400K baht (or the equivalent) in a bank account in your name to get it (a foreign account is...
  24. The thai consulate in Ho Chi Minh City Vietnam...

    The thai consulate in Ho Chi Minh City Vietnam requires it to issue a year-long, multi-entry Non-O visa based on marriage without proof of funds,
    It's hand written (in thai is fine) and looks like...
  25. The system is up and running, seems pretty idiot...

    The system is up and running, seems pretty idiot proof I booked and canceled an appointment no problem.
    www.thaivisavientiane.com
  26. Here's the update with the new website It's...

    Here's the update with the new website
    It's still NOT live :O
    Good thing it's not mandatory until the 1st
    Royal Thai Consulate Vientiane Online Notice
  27. Thai consulate holiday closures FEBRUARY 2019

    Thai consulate holiday closures FEBRUARY 2019
    Borders are open like normal



    Yangon Myanmar

    12 Tuesday - Union Day
    19 Tuesday - Makha Bucha Day
  28. Online appointment system in Vientiane starts Feb 1st.

    heads up goof-ballz

    The Thai consulate in Vientiane is going to an online appointment system starting Feb 1st. It is NOT like the one currently running at the thai consulate in Singapore (which...
  29. IF you are using the "monthly income method" to...

    IF you are using the "monthly income method" to meet the proof of financial requirements for extensions that allow it (marriage, raising half-thai kids or being over 50) the money MUST be transferred...
  30. Oh, and here's the thai version of the memo in...

    Oh, and here's the thai version of the memo in case you want to show your immigration officer..https://teakdoor.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=26481&stc=1
  31. It appears that the immigration office was...

    It appears that the immigration office was actually preacting to an issue rather than them pulling a knee jerk reaction.

    They posted that now for this first year transition the officers will grant...
  32. You aren't going to see anything from the thai...

    You aren't going to see anything from the thai officials about the combination method just like you didn't see anything in these changes about the banked money method. The order put out ONLY...
  33. That was the primary topic under discussion. The...

    That was the primary topic under discussion. The answer I got was no leeway at all. The immigration office said they didn't stop accepting the notary letters 4 consulates that stopped issuing them....
  34. Sorry, I don't come on this forum all that much.....

    Sorry, I don't come on this forum all that much..
    I did hash that out monday and the combination method CAN be used IF you have 12 months of previous incoming transfers from abroad AND money banked...
  35. Just so we're totally clear IF it was not...

    Just so we're totally clear IF it was not mentioned in this police order it means the rules didn't change for the extension or method to get the extension

    Just to summarize the new Police Order:...
  36. Okay to be honest I didn't read the previous 5...

    Okay to be honest I didn't read the previous 5 pages of responses because some of those posts had NOTHING to do with these changes at all
    As far as the TM.30 <- that's the form with the oh-so long...
  37. there you go assuming things again lom. It...

    there you go assuming things again lom.

    It specifically states a minimum monthly transfer (40K marriage raising kids / 65K retirement) into a thai bank account from abroad EVERY month for 12...
  38. There is no mention of the funds originating in...

    There is no mention of the funds originating in country of passport origin, only "from abroad". It would just have to show on their bank book as an international transfer in.




    IF the country...
  39. Amendments to Police Order 138/2257 (using monthly income)

    Okay you wing-nutz

    Here are the amendments to ONE of the two police orders that are in effect concerning extensions of stays

    This is 138/2557 and covers the supporting documents and provisos...
  40. Sticky: Yeah, your immigration officer was talking out of...

    Yeah, your immigration officer was talking out of his ass.. You know that a thai can't EVER tell you they don't know something and instead will lie right to your face.

    AT THIS TIME <- meaning as...
  41. Thanx for asking. I taught myself to read, write,...

    Thanx for asking. I taught myself to read, write, type, speak and understand the language spoken in this pissant third world developing country.

    I didn't do it because I'm enchanted by, enamored...
  42. You guys are correct, it was again a No New News...

    You guys are correct, it was again a No New News day, BUT they did say there is a 'draft' of something or other fixing to come out after the new year.

    They did confirm (for the 10th time) that IF...
  43. Missed a tone mark there bowie :) it's ได้ NOT ได...

    Missed a tone mark there bowie :) it's ได้ NOT ได Still, good try though,

    I give you points for learning this one trick pony language spoken by less than 1% of the worlds' population.

    keep at...
  44. I'd say it's about time you learned to read thai ...

    I'd say it's about time you learned to read thai

    I'm a dumb hillbilly from Ohio who barely got out of high school, I have NO knack for languages, am old and yet I was able to learn to read this...
  45. Correct.. You'd need the same documentation you...

    Correct.. You'd need the same documentation you need for the marriage extension AND their birth certificates PLUS pictures of you and them in their school uniforms in front of the school they go to,...
  46. You could have stopped with that statement. and...

    You could have stopped with that statement. and the one where he said there will be new regulations
  47. Okay there is always some confusion about the...

    Okay there is always some confusion about the seasoning amount for various extensions of stays.
    They are like this

    for a yearly extension based on marriage the 400K baht must be seasoned in a...
  48. I'll bet dollars to durian that your immigration...

    I'll bet dollars to durian that your immigration office didn't even request OR look at your UK bank annual statement (don't confuse them accepting it as them NEEDING it, you know these people <- that...
  49. AT THIS TIME

    AT THIS TIME <- meaning right now this minute there is NO NEW POLICY WRITTEN that will address how the income method will work once the consulates stop issuing affidavit of income from abroad notary...
  50. Replies
    0
    Views
    883

    Consulate closures dec/jan 2018

    Sorry I posted this so late, usually I keep you goof-balls updated


    CONSULATE CLOSURES DEC/JAN 2018



    Malaysia

    Kuala Lumpur; Dec 5th, Dec 31st, Jan 1st
Results 1 to 50 of 500
Page 1 of 10 1 2 3 4