According to The Immigration Act,B.E.2522,the foreigner who has received a temporary stay permit and stayed in the Kingdom of Thailand over 90 days must notify his/her residence to immigration officer every 90 days.

Documents Required
1. Application form
2. A copy of police station report
3. A copy of old passport which photo attached (if any)
4. A copy of new passport
5. Letter from the embassy of the foreigner to the Immigration Bureau requesting cooperation for visa stamp in the new passport of the foreigner.

procedures and practices
1. Foreigner, please meet the officer at the counter service, Sub-division 2, Immigration Division 1 to submit an application and fill out the form.
2. The officer checks the details of the information and the passport or a Emergency Travel Document.
3. Officers check evidence of travel into the Kingdom of Thailand.
4. If the information on entering the Kingdom is correct, a copy of the entry stamp will be added to the new passport.
5. In the case of a foreigner who has applied to stay in the Kingdom or has applied a residence permit before, he/she must go to the department related or Sub-division 1, as the case may be, to affix a copy of visa stamp to stay in the Kingdom to wait for further consideration or to wait for the consideration of an application for a residence permit.

Remark: In the case that the applicant has applied to stay in the Kingdom before. Please contact the immigration office where the applicant has last applied to stay in the Kingdom.

Contact information: Tel. 0-2141-7884

Immigration Division 1

Government Complex (Chaeng Wattana Road) Mon-Fri 08.30 – 16.30 Tel. 0-2141-9889
One Stop Service (Special Law and BOI) :
Chamchuri Square Building
Mon-Fri 08.30 – 16.30 Tel. 0-2209-1100 ext 1004
Immigration Service Center for Legalized Labours (MOU)
(Imperial World : Ladprao)
Mon-Fri 10.30 – 18.30 Tel. 0-2530-4535- 6 , 0-2530-4660-1
Immigration Service Center for Legalized Labours (MOU)
(Big C : Saphanmai)
Mon-Fri 10.30 – 18.30 Tel. 0-2147-5643 , 0-2147-5644
Immigration Service Center for Legalized Labours (MOU)
(Big C : Ratburana)
Mon-Fri 10.30 – 18.30 Tel. 0-2408-5602

Closed on holidays

Important note:  In the case that the alien changes the juristic person which is the employer or the alien is out of duty (termination / resignation)

When an alien has been granted permission to stay in the Kingdom, he or she must perform duties or stay for the reason requested as permitted. If there are any changes in the performance of duties (change of juristic person who is an employer or out of duty) or change the reason for applying to stay in the Kingdom that different from the original requested. That will result in the permission to stay in the kingdom will be terminated immediately and must be processed. This also applies to those who follow the alien as well.

Documents required are as follows:

  1. A letter to the Immigration Bureau to notify the alien who is out of duty. (It must specify the date of leaving work clearly. If the date of resignation is not specified, it will be deemed to be retired by the date of issuance of the letter) signed by the authorized director of the company or limited partnership.
  2. Copy of company registration certificate or registration of a limited partnership (certified by the registrar for not more than 6 months)
  3. Copy of ID card or a copy of the passport of the authorized director of the company with the signature certifying true copy
  4. Passport of the alien (Officers must stamp out of duty in that passport)

note :
notification of termination (Cancel visa) will cause permission to stay in the Kingdom immediately terminated, which must contact the Immigration Officer to inform the termination of duty on the date of termination of employment (Last day of work) and please contact to the former Immigration Office where the alien has applied to stay in the Kingdom.

The fine for overstaying is 500 Baht per day, reaching a maximum fine of 20,000 Baht

Penalties according to the Ministry of Interior Order No. 1/2558 are as follows:

In case of aliens surrendering to the authorities
Period of Overstay Period of banning from re-entering Thailand
More than 90 days 1 year
More than 1 year 5 years
More than 3 years 5 years
More than 5 years 10 years


In case of aliens being arrested and prosecuted
Period of Overstay Period of banning from re-entering Thailand
Less than or 1 year 5 years
More than 1 year 10 years

เรื่องมอบอำนาจให้พนักงานเจ้าหน้าที่ดำเนินการเปรียบเทียบให้ดำเนินการเปรียบเทียบปรับตามจำนวนวันที่คนต่างด้าวอยู่ในราชอาณาจักรโดยการอนุญาต สิ้นสุดหรือถูกเพิกถอน วันละ 500 บาท แต่เมื่อรวมกันแล้วไม่เกิน 20,000 บาท


The office is located at 507 Soi Suanplu , Sathorn Road, Thung Maha Mek Sub-district, Sathorn district, Bangkok, 10120

The division is under Immigration Bureau’s supervision :

  1. Immigration Division 1 
  2. Immigration Division 2
  3. Immigration Division 3
  4. Immigration Division 4
  5. Immigration Division 5
  6. Immigration Division 6

Immigration Division 1 

Responsible for Immigration Services in Bangkok area only (Except : Immigration Checkpoint at the airport , ฺBangkok Port)

Services : Issuing and Changing Type of Visa , Residence permit , Endorsement , Alien Registration , Re-entry Permit ,  Visa Extension , Notification of Residence , 90 days Report , Transfer Stamp to New Passport , Report a Lost Passport or TM.6 etc.

Immigration Division 2

There is a mission to inspect conveyance and people who travel in and out of the Kingdom of Thailand through 5 airports as follows:

  1. Suvarnabhumi Airport
  2. Don Mueang Airport
  3. Phuket Airport
  4. Chiang Mai Airport
  5. Hat Yai Airport

Immigration Division 3 

Responsible for Immigration Control in the Central, Eastern and Western regions of Thailand (25 provinces + 1 checkpoint (Bangkok Port)) as follows:

  • Kanchanaburi
  • Chanthaburi
  • Chachoengsao
  • Chonburi
  • Chai Nat
  • Trat
  • Nakhon Nayok
  • Nakhon Pathom
  • Nonthaburi
  • Prachuap Khiri Khan
  • Prachin Buri
  • Pathum Thani
  • Ayutthaya
  • Phetchaburi
  • Rayong
  • Ratchaburi
  • Lop Buri
  • Sa Kaeo
  • Saraburi
  • Sing Buri
  • Samut Prakan
  • Samut Sakhon
  • Samut Songkhram
  • Suphan Buri
  • Ang Thong
  • Bangkok Port

Immigration Division 4 

Responsible for Immigration Control in the North-East region of Thailand (20 provinces) as follows:

  • Bueng Kan
  • Nong Khai
  • Loei
  • Nong Bua Lamphu
  • Udon Thani
  • Sakon Nakhon
  • Nakhon Phanom
  • Khon Kaen
  • Kalasin
  • Mukdahan
  • Maha Sarakham
  • Roi Et
  • Yasothon
  • Amnat Charoen
  • Chaiyaphum
  • Nakhon Ratchasima
  • Buriram
  • Surin
  • Si Sa Ket
  • Ubon Ratchathani

Immigration Division 5

Responsible for Immigration Control in the North region of Thailand (17 provinces) as follows:

  • Chiang Rai
  • Phayao
  • Chiang Mai
  • Lamphun
  • Lampang
  • Mae Hong Son
  • Phrae
  • Nan
  • Uttaradit
  • Phitsanulok
  • Phetchabun
  • Phichit
  • Tak
  • Sukhothai
  • Nakhon Sawan
  • Kamphaeng Phet
  • Uthai Thani

Immigration Division 6

Responsible for Immigration Control in the South region of Thailand (17 provinces) as follows:

  • Narathiwat
  • Phuket
  • Songkhla
  • Satun
  • Surat Thani
  • Krabi
  • Phangnga
  • Nakhon Si Thammarat
  • Pattani
  • Yala
  • Ranong
  • Chumphon
  • Trang
  • Phatthalung
  • Betong Checkpoint

Visiting procedures are the responsibility of Sub-division3 , Investigation Division, Immigration Bureau (Soi Suanplu).

Detainees may receive visitors on working days (Mon-Fri).
– General visiting hours

  • 09.45 – 10.30 hrs. and  11.15 – 12.00 hrs. (general detainee)
  • 12.00 – 13.00 hrs. (important detainee)

– Embassy/ Lawyer visiting hours

  • 13.00 -1 5.30 hrs.

Contact : Immigration Detention Center (IDC), Sub-division3, Investigation Division, Immigration Bureau (Soi Suanplu).  Tel. 0-2287-3129