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Visa Run Trip to Penang

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Visa Run Trip To Penang

This page is designed to help you make the Tourist Visa Run Trip by yourself to the Thai Consulate, Penang. For booking your travel to Penang contact us to discuss the options. We recommend booking your return tickets to Koh Tao after you receive your passport back from the consulate/ your visa agent. If you get a 60-day tourist visa you can apply for 30 day extension at Koh Tao Immigration upon your return.

Updated January 2024

To apply for a 60-day tourist visa at Penang we recommend you prepare ahead. Take note of the latest requirements;

Note these requirements change often, so contact Island Travel to confirm before your departure. We can also recommend a local visa agent to assist you. Please contact us to ask for his details.

  1. All documents must be in English language.
  2. Print a rental contract/ hotel reservation in Thailand. Proving you have accommodation for your first 2 months.
  3. Print your bank statement for the previous 3 months. To show the equivalent of 60,000 baht minimum in any currency.
  4. Print out your flight itinerary showing your flight out of Thailand. This can be to any destination.
  5. Print a copy of your passport page. Ensure you have a minimum of 6 blank pages in your passport Your passport must be valid for at least 6 months beyond your date of arrival to Thailand.
  6. Ensure you have no record of overstay in your passport.  Just 1-day overstay & your application could be denied.
  7. Allow 4 business days for the visa application to be processed. We recommend not booking return travel until you get your passport back.
  8. In your passport you can not have had a tourist visa less than 12 months ago. Also, in your passport maximum of 2 border bounces with 30-day extensions are allowed in the last 12 months.

For your visa-run trip to Penang, we can recommend a local visa agent to assist you. He can help with Tourist Visas, and also Non-O & Non-B. Please contact us to ask for his details.

Visa Extension Application Koh Tao