Thai Embassy in Vientiane issues warning to visa runners

People who have a history of staying in Thailand using only tourist visas or ‘in-out’ border runs are being warned they may face increased scrutiny from immigration officers. According to a note apparently posted on the notice board outside the Thai Embassy in Vientiane, Laos, this morning, officers at the consulate remind people they will reject tourist visa applications from anyone it thinks is using tourist visas to stay in Thailand long term. The notice, a photo of which was shared on Facebook on Monday, reads: “Thailand always welcome “genuine” tourists”. “However, the embassy has been asked by Thai authorities to observe “irregular” travel record (Travel history, in-out of Thailand) on each passport with pre-caution. “The Embassy would like to inform that, it reserves the right not to receive any Tourist Visa applications, which may deem as abusing tourist visas (such as:  illegally working in Thailand by applying for tourist... If you wish to read this full breaking news headline article, Thai Embassy in Vientiane issues warning to visa runners, simply click on 'Read full story' below, but 1st please give 'Phuket Hotel Deals' a 'LIKE' or 'SHARE' before you visit 'Samui Times'. Thank you Thai Embassy in Vientiane issues warning to visa runners


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