60 day visa extensions, filed throughout amnesty, go into impact November 1

Foreigners at present on visa amnesty, who didn’t make the preliminary September 26 deadline to file for extension, can lengthen their visa between now and October 31. The Immigration Bureau is making an attempt to scale back overcrowding at native immigration places of work and say that it does not matter what day the 60 day extension is made, it will go into impact on November 1.
In an extremely last minute decision final week, the government extended the visa amnesty, which had expired on September 26, to October 31. Under the model new laws, extensions are actually 60 days every.
Those who already paid 1,900 baht get a 30 day extension by the preliminary cutoff are suggested to get the stamp modified at their native immigration workplace, allowing them to stay till November 30 at no additional value.
Many foreigners had scrambled to get their visa sorted out before the deadline, crowding immigration workplaces. Easy threatened arrest for overstay. But many didn’t make the cutoff and were unable to leave the nation. A foreigner in Nakhon Si Thammarat, who was in the means of submitting for the 30 day extension, says she was fined 2,000 baht for overstay on September 30, earlier than the new rules have been official and revealed in the Royal Gazette.

SOURCES: Phuket News | Immigration Bureau
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