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When Will Retirees Be Allowed to Return to Thailand?

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The question on many retiree’s lips is "When can I come back to Thailand?" 

We are making this video specifically for folks who are in Retirement Visa status or trying to get into Retirement Visa status to come to the Kingdom of Thailand. The first thing I want to note is there is no specific date that has been announced with respect to when Retirement Visa holders are going to be permitted to return to Thailand; so their return remains to be seen as of the time of this video. 

I am making this video to provide some insight into my thinking on the topic and I do hope at least and I do think as well, retirees are probably going to be on the next list if you will, list of folks that are going to be allowed to return to Thailand. As of now, and I made a specific video on this, we have a list of eleven categories that are currently being allowed to return to Thailand and it appears that that list at least for the foreseeable future, is going to hold steady. That is the list of categories of people with certain types of visas that are going to be allowed to return to Thailand. 

Now, as things progress, presumably they are going to be allowing folks the gain more broad access to Thailand in terms of category and hopefully retirees are the next category on the list. I would presume that they would be. I would think that the final loosening if you will, will be tourists in an unfettered way and somewhere between where we stand now and that point in time we are going to see retirees. Hopefully it is sooner rather than later.

I do know there are number of retirees who are stuck abroad. I have talked to a number of you. I really do feel for you. It is very unfortunate the way the situation currently stands. Hopefully we are going to see retirees permitted to return to Thailand sooner rather than later.