Thai Immigration Crackdowns on Tourist Visas

by Admin on May 26, 2014

The chief of the Thailand Immigration Department has explained that the recent crackdown on border runs is predominantly aimed at preventing South Koreans, Russians and Vietnamese for working illegally in Thailand, but warns that discretion may not necessarily be exercised on other nationalities reports The Bangkok Post.

Immigration has explained that if someone wishes to work or retire in Thailand then they must apply for the correct visa, according to The Bangkok Post. The difficulty for many working illegally in Thailand is they are working in jobs that under Thailand labor laws are supposed to only be carried out by someone with Thai nationality, such as a tourist guide.

Since the policy was enforce, the main target has been South Koreans, with many people of that nationality being denied entry into Thailand on a daily basis.

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