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    Drive Thru Immigration service officially launched

    The Phuket Immigration Office yesterday officially launched a Drive Thru Service to help solve crowding problems in the main offices and the lack of parking spaces. The acting chief of Immigration, Maj Gen Surachete Hakparn and the Phuket Immigration Office Chief Col Kathathorn Kamthieng led the officially launch ceremony for ‘Immigration Drive Thru Service’ yesterday. Col Kathathorn says, “The number of foreigners in Phuket continues to grow.

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    No more overstayers, no more corruption at Immigration – Hakparn

    Put a big red circle around “October 31, 2018” on your calendar. It was the day it was announced that corrupt practices are over at the country’s immigration offices and the number of overstayers by the end of November in the Kingdom will be precisely “zero”.

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    No more ‘tips’ at Immigration

    The new Thai immigration chief, Maj-General Surachate Hakparn, has implemented his first promise at immigration stations. The signage going up nationwide is clear and unequivocal.

  • Keeping track of foreigners in Thailand – new e-passport data to be used

    Keeping track of foreigners in Thailand – new e-passport data to be used

    The Immigration Bureau and the Interior Ministry have been instructed to speed up the implementation of a single-platform online database of foreigners entering and leaving the Kingdom.

  • Send in the cavalry. Extra immigration staff being sent to Don Meuang and Suvarnabhumi

    Send in the cavalry. Extra immigration staff being sent to Don Meuang and Suvarnabhumi

    About 200 immigration officials from immigration offices around the country are being rallied and sent to the beleaguered Suvarnabhumi and Don Mueang international airports in the hope of coping with the incoming traffic. Both airports have been shamed into action after social media posts have snapped photos of hordes of unprocessed incoming tourists waiting to be processed by Immigration officials. Thousands of passengers were caught in queues for more than four hours at the immigration checkpoints at Don Mueang.

  • Phuket expats corralled by new immigration rule for passports

    Phuket expats corralled by new immigration rule for passports

    PHUKET: Officers at Phuket Immigration are calling for all foreigners whose passports are set to expire within the coming year to ensure they are issued new passports and apply – and are issued – new long-term permits-to-stay* before their current permits expire. The call follows a new regulation issued by the Immigration Bureau on August 13 (click