Re-entry ban slashes visa overstayers

 Re-entry ban slashes visa overstayers

Thai police control. Riding bikes without helmet is against the law in Phuket. Photo: William Cho.



A ban on foreigners overstaying their visas from re-entering Thailand for between one and 10 years is producing good results as their number fell this month.

The more than 39% decline, from 810,522 in October last year to 486,947 in March, shows “our new measure is effective”, Immigration Bureau chief Nathathorn Prousoontorn said on Friday.

Read more: Bangkok Post



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