The new rules from the Thai Immigration Bureau just keep on coming. The latest update is that from 29th August 2014 visitors to the Kingdom can apply for a 30 day extension if they have come into the country on a 30 day visa exemption stamp.
Currently those on Visa Exemption stamps can apply at the local immigration office for a 7 day extension at a cost of 1,900 baht.
The new directive states that those applying for the 30 day extension will be required to provide the following:
• Onward flight ticket or e-Ticket out of Thailand within the 30 days
• Minimum 10,000 Baht, preferably 20,000 Baht
• Hotel booking confirmation
The extension fee remains unchanged as do other formalities such as providing a photo etc.
Would it have been too much to ask for all the rules to be announced and implemented all at one time? This being Thailand that really is a dumb question.