PART 1: REGISTRATION OF YOUR NEW ADDRESS
Before you plan to move into a new condo (address), make sure that you have already talked with your landlord and your requirements are physically ready. Otherwise, a day of delay is equivalent to penalty.
1. Printed lease contract (written in English) stating your full name, passport number, address, your number, your landlord’s number. This must include signatures of both parties.
2. Thai national I.D. of your landlord (proof)
3. Original and photocopy of your passport (important details in your passport)
4. Form from immigration (the steps on how to do it will be explained to you when you get to the immigration office after getting your queue number)
5. The Immigration officer should give you a slip of paper afterward.
IMPORTANT: If ever that your landlord CANNOT go with you to Immigration, make sure to inform her/him of the day and time you will report your residency. This is because the immigration officer will call and ask several questions to your landlord.
PART 2: 24-HOUR APPEARANCE AFTER LEAVING THAILAND
Before leaving the country, make it a point that you inform your landlord on the date of your departure and arrival.
After arriving in Thailand, you are given 24 hours to report your residency again. Make sure to photocopy the important details of your passport and your departure card.
You can do the reporting with or without your landlord, but informing her/him is needed.
– What if I fail to report my residency within 24 hours? Ans: PENALTY
– How much is the penalty? Ans: 2000thb
– What if my arrival falls on a holiday/weekend? Ans: The deadline is lifted to the next working day.
Written by Merica on 26th April 2019
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