Trip to Samui Immigration Office
Samui immigration office is now located in Maenam.
The closest pier is Maenam Lomprayah which is 3.5km from the office.
Seatran pier is a little farther away but if you plan to rent a bike to make the return trip to the office Seatran is a better option as they use the same pier for your Samui arrival & departure.
If you plan bike rental then we recommend the 06:30 Seatran then the 13:00 Seatran return to Koh Tao.
There is a cafe that rents out bikes directly opposite the Seatran area at Big Buddha, Bangrak.
Here are directions from Seatran;
TR from Seatran pier Drive 4.6 kms then TR at T junction traffic lights (signposted Nathon).
Keep driving straight for a further 3.6 kms then TL at the Family Mart.
Immigration is 500 ms on the right hand side.
Total distance 8.7 kms
If you plan to use Lomprayah arriving at Maenam here are directions.
From Duo bike shop (see below) drive up to the main road an TL at the ‘arch’
Keep driving straight for 3.5 kms, past Santibury, through traffic lights with Homemart then TR at the Family Mart.
Total distance 3.9 kms
There is an honest, trustworthy bike rental shop close to the Lomprayah Maenam pier called Duo.
Here are directions;
You come of lomprayah pier and go to the left, get to the car park turn right and walk around the temple building the turn right through the ‘arch’ , Duo is 1st shop on the right. Duo are now working with the shop next door, both trustworthy. Any problems let me know 😉
An honest, trustworthy bike rental shop near Nathon pier;
Is called Pijit. This “one lady business” is located near the main crossroads just as you come off the Lomprayah pier, one of the six or seven bike rental places there.
Visa Application Notes; for a visa extension you need the completed TM7 form, 1900 baht, 1 passport photo, signed copies of picture page, departure card, last stamp in & visa page if you have one.
Overstay; Overstay payment must be made if you are late for extension, 500 baht per day.
I.e if your stamp finished on Tuesday 13th but you go to the late on Thursday 15th that’s 2 days = 1000 baht
If its a weekend/ National Thai holidays (office closed) you normally won’t pay overstay if you go on the very first day that they reopen following holidays. If you go the day after they reopen you pay overstay all the way back to the day your stamp finished.
Note if you have lost your departure card you can still apply for the extension, should be no problem. You’ll need to complete new departure card when you exit Thailand.
Note; they are always closed at weekends and national/ public Thai holidays.
Please download the Visa form here, print and fill it out for your trip to Samui Immigration. You can come to our office and we help prepare everything with you for a small charge 100 baht