From April 1, the old rules returned: tourists can stay in Thailand without a visa for 30 days
In October 2022, Thailand introduced the ability to stay in the country without a visa is not 30 days, & nbsp; and 45 days. The rule affected citizens of many countries, including the Russian Federation. The period of validity of the new rule was: 01.10.2022-31.03.2023.
There was no information about the extension of this rule at the meeting of the Thai Cabinet.
Thus, from April 1, tourists can stay in an Asian country without additional documents for only 30 days.
From April 1, the old rules returned: citizens of the Russian Federation (and others) can stay in Thailand without a visa for 30 days.
At the same time, the Office of Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) requires that the long visa-free policy be extended until the end of the year, writes The Thaiger. or changes or extension of the visa-free stay rule for 45 days.
Thailand continues to tighten the rules for tourists. From March 1, Phuket introduced a system of penalty cards for foreigners. If a tourist has broken the law once, then he receives a yellow card. In this case, the tourist will continue to rest in Phuket, but next time he may not be allowed into Thailand or not extend his stay.
In the first half of March, four people already received yellow cards – two Frenchmen, a Ukrainian and a Swiss. Red cards were awarded to two more – a Swede and a Frenchman, who were subsequently deported.