first week in Thailand
When you come to Thailand
Your first week in Thailand there are some requirements by Thai law
You will need
- the TM 6 “departure card”
- your landlord submitted form TM 30
- Receipt of notification of residence
What happens next?
- At first, you will be given a short-term (3 month) visa.
- You will need to extend this visa before the 3 months ends
- ask for help if you require any assistance
TM 6 departure card
- Keep the TM 6 “departure card” stapled into your passport
- You will need photocopies of this for other forms in the future
TM 30 landlord form
Have your landlord submit form TM 30, which informs the government of a foreigner in residence.
notification of residence
Also keep this form stapled in the back of your passport.
Need help with your application?
help with your student visa
Students need to submit required documents 4-5 weeks before the visa expires
What is a TM30? Proof of where you live
Do I need a TM30? Yes
How do I get a TM30?
Living at Payap University
- Contact the dormitory manager
- They will complete everything online
- You get the receipt at the Thai Immigration Office
or, not living at Payap University
- Contact the owner of your residence
TM 30 advice
- Staple the TM 30 receipt in your passport
- Student require the original TM30 receipt for
- Visa extension
- New visa
- 90-day reporting
- Leaving the country?
- You have 24 hours to update your TM30 at the Thai immigration Office
90 day reporting
What is 90 day reporting? You must report to Thai Immigration to show where you live
Do I get told the date of my next 90-day report? Yes
Do I have to wait until day 90? No
- Online you report between 1 and 2 weeks before
- Go to the Thai Immigration Office before the 90th day
What if I do not report on time? Fines or imprisoned
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