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by LoneTraveler
February 15, 2020, 11:45 am
Forum: Thailand Visa & Immigration Information
Topic: Visa Extension
Replies: 19
Views: 969

Re: Visa Extension

So I went to Udon immigration yesterday to extend my expiring Visa as I had done many times before. I was going to get the 60 marriage extension and they wanted to see the paper for my wife's name change to my last name??????? I have never been asked this before?? My wife was not sure what they wer...
by LoneTraveler
February 14, 2020, 12:09 pm
Forum: Thailand Visa & Immigration Information
Topic: Visa Extension
Replies: 19
Views: 969

Re: Visa Extension

So I went to Udon immigration yesterday to extend my expiring Visa as I had done many times before. I was going to get the 60 marriage extension and they wanted to see the paper for my wife's name change to my last name??????? I have never been asked this before?? My wife was not sure what they wer...
by LoneTraveler
February 14, 2020, 9:27 am
Forum: Money, Finance & Investing
Topic: FBAR Report for American Citizens
Replies: 5
Views: 485

Re: FBAR Report for American Citizens

Did mine on-line already. Easy as pie. Hello, I am trying to determine if I need to file FBAR Report. I read all the information on-line and still not sure. I am not working in Thailand all income in a Thai bank account comes from Direct Deposit of Social Security and other pension benefits in the ...
by LoneTraveler
July 23, 2019, 8:41 am
Forum: General Udon Thani Forum
Topic: TM 30 Form
Replies: 32
Views: 2167

TM 30 Form

I just read an interesting question on another forum where the BM asked if he needed a TM 30 form for extension. He owns a house, has a blue book for his wife and a yellow book for himself for the past few years. His question is; are Immigration asking everyone for the TM 30 form even though you hav...
by LoneTraveler
July 15, 2019, 10:56 am
Forum: General Udon Thani Forum
Topic: US Soc. Security Questionnaire
Replies: 21
Views: 1647

Re: US Soc. Security Questionnaire

The child benefit form used to come mid-year i think but just recenly got a letter informing me the SSA has stopped sending out the forms for child payments. Any changes must still be reported. Could start back up though. I used to fill it out online after logging in to my SS account. Was never a p...
by LoneTraveler
July 13, 2019, 2:08 pm
Forum: General Udon Thani Forum
Topic: US Soc. Security Questionnaire
Replies: 21
Views: 1647

Re: US Soc. Security Questionnaire

Yes, I am not as concerned as I used to be. This happened to me once before but I did receive it in October rather than June. I was told there are 2 mailings. If the do not receive a response from the June mailing they send out another form in October. I think you are right, hopefully, they will giv...
by LoneTraveler
June 28, 2019, 10:13 am
Forum: General Udon Thani Forum
Topic: US Soc. Security Questionnaire
Replies: 21
Views: 1647

US Soc. Security Questionnaire

I usually receive the annual SS Administration questionnaire around mid-June. The one in which you have to answer a few questions and return it by a certain date or they say your benefits may cease. To date I have not receive it. There is no way to contact this Office, no phone number or email. Writ...
by LoneTraveler
June 8, 2019, 10:06 am
Forum: General Udon Thani Forum
Topic: Competent Electrician
Replies: 1
Views: 296

Competent Electrician

Can someone direct me to an electrician that can prewire a room for an air conditioner? If can only speak Thai is ok. Had a good one nearby but he has moved on. Thank you in advance.
by LoneTraveler
June 1, 2019, 10:42 am
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: postal info
Replies: 4
Views: 1023

Re: postal info

UPS is very expensive. I would ask the EMS Service at the Thai post. I have used them over the years, sent item to USA with no problems, good and prompt service.
by LoneTraveler
May 21, 2019, 8:19 am
Forum: Where to Buy Things in Udon
Topic: Best place to buy a decent treadmill?
Replies: 6
Views: 726

Re: Best place to buy a decent treadmill?

http://marathon.co.th/index.php/bike/16-fitness-equipment/43-bike-home Marathon on Posi Road, across from AEK hospital. I agree, Marathon on Posi Road. I purchased a treadmill from them with about the same specs and price you are looking for. My wife and I have been using it for the past 3 years, w...
by LoneTraveler
May 15, 2019, 12:24 pm
Forum: Thailand Visa & Immigration Information
Topic: Marriage Extension New Rule
Replies: 160
Views: 11586

Re: Marriage Extension New Rule

Got mine a month ago or so and only took one non relative. Only spoke to him at the desk . He showed his id card and house book. He wasn't at the desk more than 3 mins. About a 6 days later 2 nice guys came to the house and spoke to deputy Pooyban. Nothing to it!!!!_ Thank you that confirms what I ...
by LoneTraveler
May 15, 2019, 10:31 am
Forum: Thailand Visa & Immigration Information
Topic: Marriage Extension New Rule
Replies: 160
Views: 11586

Re: Marriage Extension New Rule

Having applied for marriage extension were you required to bring a Thai witness to attest to the marriage? I ask because I was in Udon Immigration for my 90 day and asked if this would be a requirement when I applied for marriage extension (currently retirement). I/O kept asking me what, what you a...
by LoneTraveler
May 14, 2019, 10:45 am
Forum: Thailand Visa & Immigration Information
Topic: Marriage Extension New Rule
Replies: 160
Views: 11586

Re: Marriage Extension New Rule

Just an update on someone who's just applied for the marriage ext ,All documents in, accepted , he was then given 2 dates to report back to the office ,first date to bring in evidence of his already submitted bank account ,as in proof of usage (as they put it ) he asked ,"did they require a further...
by LoneTraveler
May 14, 2019, 10:37 am
Forum: Thailand Visa & Immigration Information
Topic: Marriage Extension New Rule
Replies: 160
Views: 11586

Re: Marriage Extension New Rule

Just an update on someone who's just applied for the marriage ext ,All documents in, accepted , he was then given 2 dates to report back to the office ,first date to bring in evidence of his already submitted bank account ,as in proof of usage (as they put it ) he asked ,"did they require a further...
by LoneTraveler
May 4, 2019, 1:31 pm
Forum: Udon Thani News
Topic: Power cuts coming to Udon ?
Replies: 40
Views: 3472

Re: Power cuts coming to Udon ?

Why do you think certain individuals urged self-sufficiency so often? If you have to rely on the competence and professionalism of others, you will likely be quite often disappointed here. Buy a generator and avoid the uncomfortable stretches at 40+ degrees when the pros at PEA are unravelling thei...
by LoneTraveler
May 3, 2019, 11:27 am
Forum: Udon Thani News
Topic: Power cuts coming to Udon ?
Replies: 40
Views: 3472

Re: Power cuts coming to Udon ?

Amazingly enough, Loei immigration has a battery backup system for their computers. Here in my area of Loei province, the electric grid is horrible. It goes down often, maybe a minute or two five times on many days with long downtimes often. My solar systems may never pay for themselves but it sure...
by LoneTraveler
May 3, 2019, 11:05 am
Forum: Pet Services
Topic: free to good home
Replies: 2
Views: 1709

Re: free to good home

Where do you live in Udon Thani? Do you have phone number? Will I need to pickup dogs. What about Vet Care? Are there immunizations up to date? Are they medicated every three months for fleas and ticks. I would provide a good home for your dogs as I have a large property, one fenced-in the other not...
by LoneTraveler
May 1, 2019, 8:39 am
Forum: Thailand Visa & Immigration Information
Topic: Marriage Extension New Rule
Replies: 160
Views: 11586

Re: Marriage Extension New Rule

Ok Here's my penny's worth , re money in the bank re- marriage extension , and application for the marriage extension can be made upto 30 days before your last extension / visa expires, on application there must be proof of at least 400,00 bht in a THAI bank account for a minimum of 60 days ,(i was...
by LoneTraveler
April 26, 2019, 11:10 am
Forum: Thailand Visa & Immigration Information
Topic: Marriage Extension New Rule
Replies: 160
Views: 11586

Re: Marriage Extension New Rule

This is what went down in Udon Immigration office yesterday , (just received phone call from guy involved ) 1 . marriage kor tor 2 ,out of date , has to be within a month of application ,(he went in a few weeks ago to show them the new kor tor 2 , they said it was ok ,) obviously depends on which o...
by LoneTraveler
April 25, 2019, 2:51 pm
Forum: General Udon Thani Forum
Topic: ACH Funds Transfer To BKK NY
Replies: 50
Views: 3531

Re: ACH Funds Transfer To BKK NY

BBL sent this letter to all customers using BBL NY for ACH transfers to Thailand. Thank you for the information. I need to update my address with BKK because I have not received the letter. It appears they will try to extend the deadline until June 30th so I will give it a try with 2 more ACH money...

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