Phuket Immigration Volunteers

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Marriage – Thai Wife (90 Day Non-O / 1 Year Extension) 

Persons who are married to a Thai (female) national can apply for a marriage extension if they fulfill the required criteria.

Initial Non-O 90 Day Requirements
- 15 working days left on current stamp
- An up-to-date address registration (TM30)
- If using bank balance option for financial proof, money must be deposited for a minimum of 1 day prior to application date

One Year Extension Requirements
- Valid Non-O visa without overstay or a valid extension
- An up-to-date address registration (TM30)
- If using bank balance option for financial proof, money must be deposited for a minimum of 2 months prior to application date

Required Papers

Completed:
- TM7 (already have a Non-O) OR TM86 (have an existing visa, other than Non-O) OR TM87 (currently visa exempt)
- STM2
- Overstay Acknowledgement

Copies of passport pages:
- Detail page
- Current visa/extension
- All extensions from last Non-O visa or transfer stamp to new passport (if applicable)
- Most recent entry stamp (not re-entry)
- TM6 departure card (if applicable)
 
Passport size photo

Marriage Certificate Koror 2 (maximum 60 days old)
Marriage Certificate Koror 3
OR
Foreign Marriage Certificate (English or Thai language)  NOTE 1 
Marriage Certificate Koror 22 if a foreign marriage certificate is used (maximum 60 days old) – This can be obtained at the local district office (Amphur) with your certified translated foreign marriage certificate

Copy of wife’s ID card
Copy of wife’s house book
Copy of birth certificate of any children
Copy of house book for each child

If the Thai wife is not the owner of the house:
- Copy of the owner’s ID card
- Copy of the owner’s house book
- Copy of the lease agreement

Map to Residence with GPS coordinates

4 Photos – 1 full body in front of residence with house, 1 Close up in front of residence showing clearly the house number, 2 inside the residence (living room, kitchen). Primary and dependent(s), dressed appropriately, must be in all photos.

Proof of Financial Status

Bank Balance Option :
Minimum of 400,000 Baht in a Thai bank account (in your own name) for a minimum of 1 day (when applying for Non-O) or a minimum of 2 months (when applying for 1 year extension) before the application date, NOTE 2
Signed and stamped bank letter showing the required funds (maximum 7 days old) NOTE 3
Signed and stamped bank statement showing the required funds (must show 2 months of transactions for the 1 year extension) (maximum 7 days old) NOTE 3
Copy of Thai bank book name page
Copy of last 2 months of transactions in bank book, including a transaction dated the same day of application (make a small transaction prior to updating your bank book to show a transaction from the same day)

OR

Income Option
Letter issued within the last 6 months from your embassy verifying a minimum income of 40,000 Baht per month. Note 4 
(US, UK and Australia do NOT provide this letter, you will have to check with your own embassy)
Copy of Thai bank book name page

OR

Work Permit Option
Copy of the work permit
Copy of the company certificate (maximum 180 days old)
Certificate of income of a minimum of 40,000 Baht per month
Individual income tax 


The extension application can be submitted within the last 45 days  (Phuket specific)  of the current visa/extension.
Both applicant and wife must be present at immigration during the application process. 

Two complete sets of paperwork are required.

Please go to room 204 to submit your application.

If the application is successful, the applicant will receive an “Under Consideration” stamp and is granted a 1 month extension. 
After the 1 month consideration period, the applicant has to return to the immigration office to receive the remaining 11 months if the application is approved. 
You can check your application status at www.phuketimmigration.go.th. 
Enter the site and click on “Online Services” at the top and then select “Check Visa Application Status”. 

Note 1 : If the certificate is translated the translation must be authorized by the relevant embassy.
Note 2 : Please be aware that normal saving accounts are preferred. A fixed account can only be used if the money is available to access at any time.
Note 3 : It is highly recommended to obtain the bank papers on the same day as your application as this may be required by the immigration officer. Balances on the letter and statement must match.
Note 4 : Supporting documents of the income may be requested by the immigration officer.


Updated : July 2024

Disclaimer :
Phuket Immigration Volunteers cannot accept any liability for the content of this website, or for the consequences of any actions taken on basis of the information provided. Immigration officers can ask for any additional information which they deemed necessary to support your application.