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  • Information Statement 01/04/2020

    Due to COVID-19 situation, all Embassy staffs are now working from home.

    For Consular matter, please contact +66 95 562 6555 (FR/EN)

    For more information regarding COVID-19 situation, please contact +66 65 536 5150 (FR/EN/LU)

    For other matter, please contact +66 81 855 0362 (FR/EN/TH)

     

    The Embassy draws the attention of all Luxembourg residents to the fact that Thai Airlines and Lufthansa still offer flights to Frankfurt in particular, and Qatar Airlines allows travelers to go to Europe via Doha (in transit) until now.

     

    Is your residence permit or visa expiring? The Luxembourg embassy in Thailand will exceptionally issue a visa extension request certificate.

    To obtain this certificate, please send your request to patrick.largeron@mae.etat.lu indicating your full name (surname and first name(s)), your passport number, the expiry date of your passport, your date and place of birth, your address in Thailand and Luxembourg, a reachable telephone number, a contact person in Luxembourg in case of emergency with his/her name, email and telephone number. Also indicate when your visa expires in Thailand.

  • FAQ regarding the COVID-19 situation in Thailand Statement 01/04/2020

    Can foreigners travel to Thailand?

    No, they cannot. Foreigners are banned from entering the Kingdom of Thailand at all points with the exception of diplomats, cargo shipments, pilots, and foreigners with a work permit.

    Is there any existing curfew in Thailand?

    Yes, there is a nationwide night curfew starting from 3 April 2020 onwards until further notice. Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha announced a nationwide curfew, to be effective from 22.00 to 04.00 hr. Under the curfew, people are prohibited from staying outside their premises, except in case of necessity and those who must perform their duties in medical services, banking, transportation of consumer goods, agricultural products, medecines, pharmaceuticals, medical equipment, newspapers, fuel, parcels, and export and import items, the movements of people for quarantine, the travel of people on duty at night time, and the travel of people to and from the airport, with documents on the necessity of travel and on their products, as well as their measures in disease prevention. [...]

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

    +66 (0)65 536 5150

  • COVID-19 Statement 23/03/2020

    It is advisable for all Luxembourg tourists and visitors passing through Thailand to return to Luxembourg as soon as possible due to the epidemic of covid-19 which is developing in the kingdom and its neighboring countries.
    Since March 22, foreigners are prohibited from entering or transiting through Thailand, unless they are able to present a "Covid-19" medical certificate. Read the table carefully, published on March 19 by the Civil aviation authority of Thailand. The interpretation of what is a "negative covid-19 certificate" may vary from one airline to another. It is therefore recommended to inquire about this point with the airline.
    The medical certificate does not concern Luxembourgers (tourists and residents) who wish to leave the country. They can do so without a medical certificate, on commercial flights still available.

  • Temporary suspension of visa and passport applications Statement 22/02/2020

    The issuance of short-term visas (C visas) and the issuance of long-term visas (D visas) as well as the issuance of visas in representation by other countries are temporarily suspended for 30 days, and subject to be renewed if necessary.

    Exemptions apply to : health professionals, health researchers and elderly care professionals; persons employed in the transport of goods and persons employed in the transport of goods and persons, including airline personnel; members of the diplomatic corps, personnel of international organisations, military personnel, personnel in the field of development cooperation and humanitarian aid, in the course of the performance of their official duties ; persons seeking international protection or subsidiary protection in the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg or for other humanitarian reasons. 

    Issuance of passports and of travel documents: 

    Urgent requests are exempted from this new measures but will be subject to prior approval by the Passport, Visa and Legalization Office in Luxembourg.

    Requests for passport renewals must be duly justified.

    During the 30 days period, the legalisation services of the Embassy will continue to operate as normal.

  • Press release for Luxembourg nationals currently abroad Statement 17/03/2020

    The Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs asks Luxembourg nationals and residents who are currently staying abroad or studying abroad to urgently check their possibilities to make their way back to Luxembourg.

    Indeed, the availability of options to come back diminishes as more and more countries impose restrictions on movement. In these circumstances, there is a risk that a return to Luxembourg may soon not be possible anymore.

    As of today, the Ministry recommends Luxembourg nationals and residents who are currently abroad, especially outside of the Schengen space, and depending on their particular situation, to check with their travel agency and/or airline for return flights to Luxembourg. If needed,

    contact the Luxembourg embassy accredited to the country in question

    https://maee.gouvernement.lu/en/missions-diplomatiques/missions-diplomatiques-et-consulaires-luxembourgeoises.html

    or the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs

    http://maee.gouvernement.lu/en/directions-du-ministere/affaires-consulaires.html

    For Luxembourg nationals and residents who wish to return to Luxembourg, the borders will be open.

  • 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. [...]

  • Luxembourg in the Top 10 of the worldwide INSEAD 2020 Global Talent Competitiveness Index Statement 18/02/2020

    In January 2020, the INSEAD Business School published together with The Adecco Group and Google Inc. its 7th Global Talent Competitiveness Index (GTCI), addressing the theme of Global Talent in the Age of Artificial Intelligence. The study "explores how the development of Artificial Intelligence (AI) is changing the nature of work and forcing a re-evaluation of workplace practices, corporate structures and innovation ecosystems. [...]


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