Russians in Phuket granted 1 month extension to remain

Despite Controversial within the country simply 2 days in the past, the Russian Consulate in Phuket has posted on its own Facebook page yesterday to announce that Russian residents in Phuket can stay a minimal of month longer than the original date on their visa.
To do this, Russian travellers must go to Phuket immigration with their unique letter from the consulate, their passport, and a doc confirming where they are at present residing in Phuket.
This afternoon, the consulate will ship letters to Phuket immigration requesting the official extension.
“Reception shall be on a first-come, first-serve basis.”

Phuket immigration has not made any official announcements about extensions for Russians, or Ukrainians, at this stage. But the consulate’s Facebook post careworn that the extension for Russians is principally for individuals who are stranded because of cancelled flights and the issues for each Russian and Ukranian citizens accessing money, and so on at this time.
“P.S, Please note that the issuance of letters is primarily intended for citizens who are ‘stuck’ on the island because of canceled flights, and whose visa/stamp expires in the coming days”.
The consulate stated it’s going to inform Russians in regards to the date of the following reception on this problem.
In Big , Russians made up Phuket’s largest vacationer demographic, with over 17,000 travellers arriving that month. Russian travellers have been a serious element of Phuket’s tourism since pre-Covid days..

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