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  • New visa applications accepted Statement 01/07/2020

    In order to lift the temporary restriction on non-essential travel into the EU for Thai citizens, the Consular Section of the Embassy accepts new visa applications. Thai citizens living in Thailand can apply for Schengen visas from 1st of July 2020.

    Every two weeks, travel restrictions may be totally or partially lifted or reintroduced for Thailand, according to changes of the Covid-19 epidemiological situation.

    New access methods to the Consular Section of the Embassy:

    1/ Make an appointment. 2/ Be on time. 3/ Come alone except if you are a minor. 4/ Wear a mask and use your own pen. 5/ Have the exact amount. 6/ Present a proof of residence legalized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Thailand and translated by a sworn translator.

     
         
                 
             

  • Information Statement 30/06/2020

    The Embassy of Luxembourg wishes to inform that passports issuance as well as visas issuance have resumed as normal, and with due respect of applicable physical distancing provisions.

     

    The Embassy draws the attention of all Luxembourg residents to the fact that five airlines (Eva Air, KLM, Korean Air, Lufthansa, and Qatar) are still operating flights out of Bangkok to Europe. In addition, Turkish Airlines resumed its domestic flights since June 1 and will gradually resume its international flights from June 10 to various European destinations.

     

    Thai authorities grant permission to foreigners of all nationalities residing in Thailand an automatic visa extension for ALL visa types including Visa on Arrival which have not expired prior to 26 March 2020. Luxembourg citizens will be able to stay in Thailand until 31 July 2020 without having to apply for an extension at the Immigration Office for this period and will not be fined THB 500 per day for this case. A similar extension was granted until April 30.

    Luxembourg citizens who are due for 90 days reports between 26 of March and 31 of July 2020 are temporarely exempted from reporting in this period until further notice. However, it is still be possible to do online on the Immigration website .

    Luxembourg citizens who are holding Border Passes will be allowed to stay in Thailand for now. However, Luxembourg citizens with Border Passes must depart Thailand within 7 days of the border crossing points opening date.

     

    The Government announced on June 13, 2020 that the Cabinet had decided to stop the curfew from June 15, 2020. The maintenance of closed borders is still in force.

  • FAQ regarding the COVID-19 situation in Thailand Statement 15/06/2020

    Can foreigners travel to Thailand?

    No, they cannot. Foreigners are banned from entering, transfering or transiting the Kingdom of Thailand, at all points with the exception of diplomats, cargo shipments, pilots, and foreigners with a work permit until further notice. Visitors or residents can still leave the country.

    Is there any existing curfew in Thailand?

    No, since June 15, 2020.

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  • Ambassador Jean-Paul Senninger met Dr. Laura Altinger and Yossi Zahar from Earth Wake Statement 09/06/2020

    Ambassador Jean-Paul Senninger met Dr. Laura Altinger and Yossi Zahar from  Earthwake , recipient of the  ICFA - International Climate Finance Accelerator  Spring Cohort 2020 in Luxembourg.
    Earth Wake supports vulnerable communities, entrepreneurs and micro SMEs in Asia-Pacific to transition to climate-resilient practices and implement low-carbon solutions.
    Earth Wake will set up an investment fund and an investment vehicle in Luxembourg providing climate finance at scale through debt capital markets and technical assistance to enable Micro Insurance Institutions (MFIs) across Asia-Pacific to strengthen resilience, adapt to climate change and grow sustainably. Yossi Zahar stressed that “Earth Wake aims to quantify risk and to bring it to capital markets”.

    Earth Wake will soon take full advantage of Luxembourg’s sustainable finance ecosystem in the Asia-Pacific region and provide European and international investors with an innovative investment route into climate and sustainable funds.

  • Luxembourg supports education in Myamar during Covid-19 Statement 18/05/2020

    Luxembourg is working together with the European Union and member States Denmark, Finland, France and Germany to support education in Myanmar during Covid-19 with current combined contributions of over 500 million EUR.

    You can see the video on Youtube

  • Luxembourg is supporting the Government of Lao in its response to COVID-19 pandemic Statement 23/04/2020

    The Luxembourg Cooperation, through its Lao-Luxembourg Health Sector Support Programme - Phase II (LAO/027) implemented by LuxDev, is supporting the Government of Lao PDR in its response to COVID-19 pandemic. [...]

    You can read full article here

  • Hotline for Covid-19 Statement 23/03/20

    +66 (0)65 536 5150

  • 5Oth anniversary of the Francophonie Statement 27/02/2020

    This year, Luxembourg is assuming the role of country coordinator of the Month of the Francophonie in Thailand.

    The Month of the Francophonie is organized each year around the world in March, to promote the French language in the context of cultural diversity, as well as to reinforce the cooperation among member states. This year is a special year for the Francophonie, because it marks the 5Oth anniversary of the organization. For 50 years, the Organisation Internationale de la Francophonie allows people from different parts of the world to build a closer relationship, thanks to the sharing of the common French language. [...]


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