How to Extend Your Thai Visa at the Phuket Immigration Offices

While extending your visa might involve some administrative effort and cost, the benefits of staying longer and maintaining legal status in the country can far outweigh these inconveniences, depending on your circumstances and needs. If you are in Phuket and want to stay longer, you can extend your visa at one of the three immigration offices in Phuket:


To extend your Thai visa, you will need the following:

  • A copy of your passport
  • A copy of your current visa and immigration card (if you have one)
  • A recent passport photo
  • The visa extension form (TM.7)
  • THB 1900 in cash


  1. Go to the immigration office during their opening hours.
  2. Fill out the visa extension form.
  3. Submit your form and other required documents to the information desk.
  4. Pay the THB 1900 fee.
  5. Wait for your number to be called.
  6. Verify your information with the immigration officer.
  7. Collect your passport and new visa.


  • Dress respectfully (cover shoulders and knees).
  • Bring copies of all required documents.
  • Arrive early to avoid the crowds.
  • Be patient and polite.

Additional Information


Extending your Thai visa in Phuket is a straightforward process. Just be sure to have all the required documents, dress appropriately, and be patient.