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Thailand Privilege Card Services Update – October 2022

We also would like to keep you updated on the latest information which is as follows:

1. The End of COVID-19 Emergency Decree and The Center for Covid-19 Situation Administration
(CCSA)
2. Long Holidays in October 2022

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1. The End of Covid-19 Emergency Decree and The Center for Covid-19 Situation Administration
(CCSA)

Thailand’s Center for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) has announced the end of the
nationwide Covid-19 Emergency Decree on 30 September 2022, as well as its operations.

From 1 October 2022, all regulations, announcements, and orders issued by the Prime Minister and the Cabinet under the decree will be revoked, and Thailand will reclassify Covid-19 from dangerous
communicable disease to a communicable disease under surveillance.

The CCSA added that international travelers to Thailand will no longer be required to show proof of
vaccination or antigen test results from 1 October 2022 onwards.

To keep updated on the future changes of the regulation, it is advised to check the website of the Royal
Thai Embassy (RTE) or the Royal Thai Consulate-General (RTCG) in your country before visiting Thailand.

Although entry requirements will be removed, we would like to encourage our members to take
appropriate precautions and follow protective measures.

2. Long Holidays in October 2022

There are three holidays in October 2022 as follows:

* October 13: H.M. King Bhumibol Adulyadej The Great Memorial Day
* October 14: Additional special holiday announced by the government
* October 24: Substitution for Chulalongkorn Day (Sunday 23 October 2022)

During the long holidays of October 2022, the Immigration Offices throughout the country will be closed and it may affect some members whose due date for the 90-day reporting falls during this period. This may also affect our new members who wish to affix Thailand Elite Visa at the Immigration Bureau in Bangkok.

To prevent late report penalty fees, please always check your due date for the 90-day reporting and the stay extension. Kindly be reminded that it is a foreigner’s responsibility to check and ensure that he/she is not overstaying and in due time for 90-day reporting.

You will find our recommendations for Thailand Elite Visa affixation and 90-day reporting during long
holidays of October 2022 as below, and we would like to highly recommend you follow these recommendations to avoid any possible hassle at the immigration offices.

Thailand Elite Visa Affixation

For all our new members who recently joined the Thailand Elite Membership program, it is strongly recommended that you affix Thailand Elite Visa at Suvarnabhumi Airport (BKK) or Phuket Airport (HKT) upon your international arrival flight, as it is the most convenient way to affix Thailand Elite Visa at the moment.

Please be informed of the following conditions:

1. A reservation for visa affixation at Suvarnabhumi Airport (BKK) and Phuket Airport (HKT) must be made through [email protected] no less than 5 working days in advance prior to your international flight’s arrival date.

2. Member must travel to Thailand using the passport that is stated in the Visa Affixation Service
Confirmation Letter issued by Thailand Privilege Card Co. Ltd.

3. Should there be any incident that causes a flight change, the immigration officer may not allow visa
affixation at the airport. Therefore, please avoid changing your flight. In case there is a sudden change
in arrival flight, the member must notify [email protected] immediately.

NOTE: It is advised for members to comply with the above conditions. Allow us to remind you that visa affixation will depend on the consideration of Immigration officers.

However, if you are unable to affix Thailand Elite Visa upon your international arrival flight at the airport,
you can request to affix Thailand Elite Visa at the Immigration Bureau (Chaeng Wattana Immigration Office) in Bangkok. To make a reservation for Thailand Elite Visa affixation at the Immigration Bureau in Bangkok, the request must be made no less than 5 working days in advance prior to your preferred date of appointment.

Please note that the Elite Personal Liaison (EPL) Service is compulsory for visa affixation at the Immigration Bureau. A walk-in for Thailand Elite visa affixation without our EPL officer at the immigration bureau is unavailable.

EPL service strictly requires a reservation of no less than 5 working days in advance, as it is subject to availability and it is on a first-come, first-served basis.

To set up an appointment for EPL service for Thailand Elite visa affixation at the Immigration Bureau, you will be required to provide proof of your arrival stamp and other relevant documents to [email protected] Reservation process starts only when all required documents are provided.

Note: Available timeslots of the Immigration Bureau (Chaeng Wattana Immigration Office) are limited per day. The preferred date to make an appointment may not be available if the timeslots on your preferred date of appointment are fully booked.

Please be reminded that you will be unable to affix Thailand Elite Visa at the Immigration Bureau in
Bangkok if you overstay or have an overstay record, Thailand Privilege Card Co., Ltd. will not be
responsible for any penalty fees and punishments caused by members’ overstaying.

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90-Day Reporting
If your due date for the 90-day reporting is on 8 – 16 October, please see the reporting calendar below:

90 day reporting calendar october 2022

Please note that Thailand Privilege Card Co. Ltd. Head Office will be closed from 13-16 October 2022 and we will be unable to accept passports for the 90 day-reporting on 10-12 October 2022.

For members living in Bangkok who wish to use our service for the 90-day reporting, please be reminded to bring the following documents to our Head Office:

1. Valid passport with a valid Thailand Elite Visa (PE visa)
2. Departure card (TM.6 card) (if any)
3. Previous receipt of notification of 90-day reporting (if any)
4. Completely filled in TM.47 form with your signature (signature must be the same as shown in your passport)
5. Receipt of TM.30 notification*** (with an address in Bangkok only)

Note: Please make sure that the address written in your TM.47 Form is exactly the same as stated in
your Receipt of TM.30 notification.

For questions and details, please contact Member Call Center Tel: + 662-352-3000 during 08.30 – 17.00 hrs. Email: [email protected]

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