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UPDATE- Automatic extension from 1 May to 31 July 2020 of the right to stay in Thailand.

Updated: May 13, 2020

The Thai government announced on 24 April an automatic extension of the right of residence within the kingdom until 31 July 2020.

In the context of the Covid-19 crisis, foreigners currently staying in Thailand under any non-immigrant visa, a visa exemption, or Visa on arrival automatically has the authorization to stay in Thailand until July 31. However, their situation will have to be rectified at the end of this 3-month period.

CAUTION: For non-Immigrant visas B, O, OA requiring an annual renewal, you must renew before its expiry. This exemption only applies to visas that do not need to be renewed.

Source: Bangkok Post

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