The Thai government has extended the State Emergency decree for the country from May 31 until July 31 and opened a visa extension application for many visa holders.

Key Points:

  • The State Emergency decree has been until July 31. All provisions under the decree remain in place.
  • All visa categories are eligible for a 60-day COVID visa extension if an applicant meets specific COVID-19 related requirements.
  • The window for visa extensions will be open until July 29.

BAL Analysis: The COVID-19 virus, including variants, continues to spread in many countries across the region. The 60-day visa extension help foreigners with soon expiring visas to stay in the country. The response to the COVID-19 pandemic continues to develop, and BAL will provide additional updates as information becomes available.

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