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Passport Expires In 1 Months Will He Be Able To Travel To Thailand?

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My husband wants to come to thailand to have a short vacation before we both leave to Russia, his passport expires on 23.06.09 while it is very soon he will have his return ticket from Thailand on 5.06.09, ( so he willleave Thailand before his passport expires ) do you think it is impossible? and he will not be able to come here or it all depends on the person who will stamp him visa extemption ( Russians have 30 days visa extemtion )

if anyone had experience with this please post here! :)

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The rule has been the passport has to have at least 6 months before expiration before a Visa can be issued. Not sure if that applies to a visa on arrival though. From the Royal Thai Consulate General - Los Angeles website. Also, the Royal Thai Embassy, Washington says the same thing.

What do you mean by "passport must be valid for at least six months?"

Your passport must not expire within six months from the date you apply for the visa to Thailand. This does not mean that your passport must be at least six months old. Please note that our office cannot issue the Thai visa if the passport will expire earlier than six months.

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yeah I know that... that's why I think just taking chanses with visa extempton is the only way.... don't know if it will go through...

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yeah I know that... that's why I think just taking chanses with visa extempton is the only way.... don't know if it will go through...

The Royal Thai Embassy website also says for visas on arrival, passports must have 6 months validity remaining. And yes, he will be taking a chance. Why not apply for a new one?

PS: The airline may not even let him board the aircraft as they are responsible for returning him if he is refused entry.

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Plus the airline will in all probabilities stop him from boarding as they are liable if refused entry on arrival.

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Plus the airline will in all probabilities stop him from boarding as they are liable if refused entry on arrival.

yep the airline will stop him,no need to wait for immigration officer,

one must have atleast 6 months valid passport before departing from any country,thats international law...

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Forget it - he will never be able to fly.

Even 3 months is unlikely, and one month no way.

Even if he got a visa (which is most unlikely) the airline will not take a chance that they would have to fly him back again if he is refused admission into Thailand.

Get the passport renewed, now. They used to have a system whereby if you went in person to the passport office in London you could get it very quickly, but you need a good reason.

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not in Russia... it will take 2-3 months at least ( we have checked ) to get the new one... I am cursing him at the moment since I told him to get it done and he just merely forgot to do it....

he should be able to get out of Russia half way ( he is flying through DUbai and he has residence visa there so he does not need the passport to enter the country) but then to Bangkok....

but if he has a return ticket why you are saying that airline will be responcible to fly him back??? he has a ticket to he can just move his date and fly with his ticket back if he's refused the entry...

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I also just verified that a visa exemption also has the same requirements. So it's a no go unless he gets a new passport.

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but if he has a return ticket why you are saying that airline will be responcible to fly him back??? he has a ticket to he can just move his date and fly with his ticket back if he's refused the entry...

Because he has to pass through immigration entry then exit control in order to get on the flight leaving back using his onward ticket. Only a transit visa would preclude going through immigration.

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but if he has a return ticket why you are saying that airline will be responcible to fly him back??? he has a ticket to he can just move his date and fly with his ticket back if he's refused the entry...

Because he has to pass through immigration entry then exit control in order to get on the flight leaving back using his onward ticket. Only a transit visa would preclude going through immigration.

uh! you are right.... well then I guess I will have to travel back to Russia alone with 2 infants.... that really is no good for me ;( I was kinda angry at him before but now... I am completely mad ... it's like 10 hours fight... me and 2 kids... niiiiiiiiiice :)

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Even if he gets on the plane at Dubai, which is a no goer, and lands at Bangkok, the Immigration here will send him back to Dubai, and the Airline that brought him from Dubai to Bangkok will have to pay a fine and also take him back to Dubai.

Am sure that he can get a Passport quicker in Russia if he was to show his outward ticket, when applying

or

If he can get to Dubai without problems, why not apply for a Passport there.

http://www.gconsdubai.mid.ru/

Link to embassy in Dubai

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uh! you are right.... well then I guess I will have to travel back to Russia alone with 2 infants.... that really is no good for me ;( I was kinda angry at him before but now... I am completely mad ... it's like 10 hours fight... me and 2 kids... niiiiiiiiiice :)

Sorry about your problem. I understand it's warm in Russia this time of year but sounds like it's going to be pretty cold for him. :D

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"one must have atleast 6 months valid passport before departing from any country,thats international law..."

I find that very hard to believe. What law is that?

So, let's say you come to Thailand with a tourist visa, with six months left on your passport. When You're ready to leave after 2-3 months, Thai immigration won't let you leave because the passport isn't valid for another 6 months?

Call me a sceptic.

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uh! you are right.... well then I guess I will have to travel back to Russia alone with 2 infants.... that really is no good for me ;( I was kinda angry at him before but now... I am completely mad ... it's like 10 hours fight... me and 2 kids... niiiiiiiiiice :)

Sorry about your problem. I understand it's warm in Russia this time of year but sounds like it's going to be pretty cold for him. :D

you can't imagine how mad I am now...

there is no way to make a Russian travelling doculents faster than 1month ... and that's when he's in Russia.. if he'd do it in Dubai it would take 6 months !!! I know better coz I have been through that.... like 4 times... never faster than 4 months if it's done outside of Russia...

in Russia they can make one FAST like 3 days if I write a telegram that someone died in the family which I will not do, as I believe it is not a good thing to say or write.... other than that even with money under table it's 1 months... I don't know how we'll get through it but.... now am just p!ssed....sorry guys...it's not your fault

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