Flag of Thailand

Thailand forum

Visa confusion

  • joejowers

    Joined Travelfish
    4th January, 2009
    Posts: 2

    hi,

    I am flying to BKK on 3rd March, and Flying out of BKK on 20th May.
    I was planning on staying in Thailand for 60 days, then visiting cambodia for a few days, then spending the remaining 15 days back in thailand before i fly from BKK.

    As i cannot get a visa on arrival as i have no proof of flying from thailand within the 30 day limit, presume i need to get a 60 day tourist visa. I have seen it cost £28 per entry so would i need to get 2 entries? or could i use the 60 day one entry tourist visa, leave thailand and then return for the last 15 days of my stay on a visa on arrival.

    Sorry i am really confused on this.

    Any suggestions?

    Thanks for a great site btw.

    #1 Posted: 22/1/2009 - 04:07

  • Advertisement

  • DLuek

    TF writer
    Joined Travelfish
    19th June, 2008
    Location Thailand
    Posts: 796
    Total reviews: 14

    Hi,

    Yes, you will need to get the regular single entry tourist visa (valid for 90 days) before you arrive in Bangkok. Then you'll be re-stamped for a free 15 days without a visa when you return from Cambodia. I'm actually doing the exact same thing but from April to June.

    Good luck,

    DL

    #2 Posted: 22/1/2009 - 05:24

  • somtam2000

    admin
    Click here to learn more about somtam2000
    Joined Travelfish
    21st January, 2004
    Location Indonesia
    Posts: 6959
    Total reviews: 24
    Places visited:
    At least 113

    Hi joe,

    Just because you don't have an onwards ticket does not mean you won't be issued a 30-day visa free entry upon flying into Bangkok. It's immaterial as you need 60 days anyway (and, as DL says), you'll need a visa.

    I'd concur with DL - get a dingle entry tourist visa and do the second entry on a 15-day stay -- if you need more than 15 days on the second entry, then get a double entry visa as you suggest.

    Cheers

    #3 Posted: 22/1/2009 - 07:21

  • joejowers

    Joined Travelfish
    4th January, 2009
    Posts: 2

    Many thanks for your quick replies and information.
    I have now sorted a single entry visa.
    Cheers

    #4 Posted: 23/1/2009 - 00:24

Have questions? Jump to our menu of forum quicklinks

Add your reply

Your reply

Check this box if you want to be notified of replies.

Please be familiar with our user guidelines before you post. Thanks!

Businesses planning on plugging their guesthouse / hotel / karaoke bar should read our "Addition guidelines" very carefully.

You need to be logged in to answer an existing post on the Travelfish forums. Please login via the prompts just above and refresh this screen -- before writing your post -- and you'll be in business.

Possibly related discussions Replies  Views  Latest reply
Visa Confusion ... By zenz on 13 Dec 2012 3 706 25 Dec 2012
confusion about the e-visa ... By buecax on 16 Jul 2009 3 2040 16 Jul 2009
Confusion over Visa ... By MLSinclair on 27 Mar 2010 11 1540 31 Mar 2010
Visa Confusion ... By zenz on 10 Dec 2012 10 2411 28 Dec 2012
Confusion with Thai Visa's!! ... By KoalaBeans on 8 Sep 2013 5 2351 11 Sep 2013
Thai visa - confusion :S ... By stokates on 9 Jul 2009 6 2348 20 Aug 2009
Confusion about Thai Visa ... By dslash01 on 9 Jun 2011 6 2074 13 Jun 2011