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Medical visitors from CLMV nations and China allowed 90-day visas



Thailand’s Ministry of Interior has approved 90-day visas for patients and medical guests from Cambodia, Lao PDR., Myanmar in addition to Vietnam (CLMV) as well as through the People’s Republic of China. This particular has been put in place given that 22 March, this year.

Prior to this, Chinese and CLMV citizens were capable to get visas of 14, 35 and 90 days and nights, depending on the bilateral agreements between Thailand and the respective countries. Under the new structure, visitors coming regarding medical treatment through these five nations, as well as a maximum of three accompanying people, will be provided a 90-day visa.

This is a good extension of a policy already inside place for people of the Gulf Cooperation Countries (GCC), which include the Kingdom of Bahrain, State of Kuwait, Sultanate of Oman, State of Qatar, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates.

To get the 90-day visa in addition to come to Asia for medical treatment, citizens of China and the CLMV as well as GCC have to contact hospitals or perhaps healthcare centres outlined by the Ministry of Public Wellness to make a good appointment. The hospital or healthcare center will then send a confirmation to the patient. This particular letter has to be shown to immigration officials in any checkpoint directly into Thailand. The established can then grant a stay of up to ninety days days at their discretion.

The Ministry of Public Wellness has by far listed 118 clinics and healthcare companies that are qualified to provide a confirmation letter to patients or guests seeking medical treatment in Thailand.

Typically the measure is directed at promoting Thailand’s thriving medical travel and leisure industry. It is also in range with the guidelines of the Ministry of Tourism in addition to Sports, which is trying to advertise Thailand as a regional hub regarding medical and health and fitness tourism.

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