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Windy

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Re: foreigners to re-register addresses, even if staying away just one night
« Reply #15 on: January 30, 2018, 11:02:40 AM »
I have only ever turned in one TM 30 in all the years in Thailand and have never turned in or filled out a TM 28.


Same here and no problems so far  ;)

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Re: foreigners to re-register addresses, even if staying away just one night
« Reply #16 on: January 30, 2018, 11:24:00 AM »
In the article, the Imm Officer in Phuket said that it shouldn't be a problem UNLESS your ar involved in an "incident."

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Re: foreigners to re-register addresses, even if staying away just one night
« Reply #17 on: February 02, 2018, 04:47:14 AM »
he also says you have to register your address if you go to Singapore for the weekend. when a person enters the country at any point of entry ,he/she has to inform immigration of there address in Thailand. So I do not think he understands who is responsible for  the tm30 form.

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Re: foreigners to re-register addresses, even if staying away just one night
« Reply #18 on: February 02, 2018, 07:18:31 AM »
Maybe Phuket has more Imm enforcement problems than other areas, or maybe they have some kind of special or regional administrative authority or something. However, most of this kind of confused, confusing, draconian stuff seems to come out of Phuket.

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Re: foreigners to re-register addresses, even if staying away just one night
« Reply #19 on: February 06, 2018, 07:08:54 AM »
Its so easy to complete the TM 30 wife does it on the computer and emails it in.  There is nothing to it.

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Re: foreigners to re-register addresses, even if staying away just one night
« Reply #20 on: February 06, 2018, 07:18:51 AM »
That's news. I was under the impression that you had to personally (or by designated agent) deliver it to police station or Imm office. 

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Re: foreigners to re-register addresses, even if staying away just one night
« Reply #21 on: February 06, 2018, 02:49:46 PM »
Quote from: Jimmy who sez
Its so easy to complete the TM 30 wife does it on the computer and emails it in.

Can you give us the email address she uses?  Thanks.
Terry
« Last Edit: February 06, 2018, 06:26:49 PM by Rex (Admin) »

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Re: foreigners to re-register addresses, even if staying away just one night
« Reply #22 on: February 06, 2018, 04:50:05 PM »
That is interesting that Jimmy's wife is emailing it in.  Thought you had to have an IMM officer or police sign the receipt and give it back to the individual preparing Form 30.

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Re: foreigners to re-register addresses, even if staying away just one night
« Reply #23 on: February 07, 2018, 02:12:21 PM »

Had nothing else to do so I went on the Immigration website, and found the following instruction under this link:


https://www.immigration.go.th/content/การแจ้งที่พักคนต่างด้าว


The instruction states that the form can be submitted via the internet, but HOW?  I think Jimmy needs to assist us with that.
Notification of residence for foreigners
According to section 38 of the 1979 immigration act, "House owners, heads of household, landlords or managers of hotels who accommodate foreign nationals on a temporary basis who stay in the kingdom legally, must notify the local immigration authorities within 24 hours from the time of arrival of the foreign national." If there is no immigration office in the province or locality of the respective house or hotel, the notification is made to the local police station. In Bangkok the notification is made to the Immigration Bureau. The notification of residence of foreign nationals is made by the manager of licensed hotels according to the hotel act, owners of guesthouses, mansions, apartments and rented houses using the form TM. 30. The notification of residence of foreign nationals within 24 hours can be made in a number of ways to make the notification as convenient as possible:
- In person at the respective office, or
- Through an authorised person at the respective office, or
- By registered mail, or
- Via internet.
Filling in the foreign national residence notification form (TM. 30)
Please fill in all requested information according to the foreign national's passport, as often arriving passengers do not fill in the correct data on the arrival card. The form can be typed or handwritten in clear block letters. Leave a space between name, middle name, and surname.     
  • If the passport number is preceded or followed by a letter, fill in the letter too.
  • Write the arrival card number (TM. 6) in the respective field. The arrival card is stapled into the passport. Both letters and numbers of the arrival card number must be filled in.
  • Arrival date means the date of arrival in Thailand. Date of accommodation must be filled in on the front page of the notification sheet.
  • After the officer in charge has verified the information on the notification sheet (TM. 30), he accepts the notification and hands over the lower part of the form to the person making the notification. This part must be kept for further checking.
    For details contact 0-2141-7881

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Re: foreigners to re-register addresses, even if staying away just one night
« Reply #24 on: February 07, 2018, 02:16:18 PM »
Maybe businesses such as hotels, etc, are the only ones that can get the authority to submit through the internet once they get the authorization from IMM.

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Re: foreigners to re-register addresses, even if staying away just one night
« Reply #25 on: September 05, 2018, 03:56:15 PM »
This fits, sort of.  Asked the Imm Officer who prepared my Extension and Re-Entry Permit, 'my cousin and his wife are going to be visiting Thailand in December.  Besides the four of us traveling around Thailand, they will be staying at our home for 3 days.  Do we need to do the Home Owners Form?'  He said as long as they are staying more than 24 hours, yes, your wife has to register them with IMM.


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Re: foreigners to re-register addresses, even if staying away just one night
« Reply #27 on: February 20, 2020, 11:10:44 PM »
I had to go to immigration a couple of weeks ago for a residence certificate to renew my drivers licence and my wife was picked up on not lodging a TM30 within 24 hours of our return from Savannakhet. They told her that every time I do a border run she must lodge a TM30 within 24 hours of my return because doing the border run I exit the country so that nullifies the previous TM30 even though I am not away overnight. Today I did a border run to Vientiane and I left Khon Kaen at 7.30 this morning and I was back home at 3.00 this afternoon, so the wife must lodge a TM30 tomorrow but I do not have to lodge the TM28 form because my address is on the TM6 arrival card

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Re: foreigners to re-register addresses, even if staying away just one night
« Reply #28 on: February 21, 2020, 12:21:41 PM »
To log my tm30 I just simply use the section 38 app - once registered - it takes less than a minute to log your details and your all done- no more trips to the imm office - I just print out the receipt and attach it into my passport