Cabinet okays new visa scheme permitting a 1 year stay for medical tourists

Astonishing approved, in principle, by the Thai Cabinet at present will enable foreigners who are travelling to Thailand for medical remedy to remain in the Kingdom for up to a 12 months. At the second, many medical tourists keep in the country on 60-day vacationer visas, which could be extended for one more 30 days, and (before the pandemic) many in Thailand for longterm medical treatment had to do border runs every three months to get a new visa.
Under the new visa scheme, medical vacationers might need to provide a financial institution statement displaying they’ve no less than 800,000 baht of their account to cover their treatment costs in Thailand. They should additionally present affirmation of an appointment with healthcare professionals in Thailand issued a minimal of 30 days earlier than travelling overseas.
According to Thai PBS, a spokesperson for the government stated the visa scheme is according to the plan to advertise the country as a world medical hub..

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