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    Koh Lipe Information

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    Entering via Langkawi to Koh Lipe

    Langkawi island in Malaysia is just a stones throw from Koh Lipe, and within easy reaching distance in the high season.
    There are several ways to reach Koh Lipe from Malaysia, and it's worth knowing that you'll need to clear immigration for all of them.

    If you're arriving from Langkawi, you'll be guided towards the Thai Immigration Counter at Bundhaya Resort on Koh Lipe's Pattaya Beach. Meanwhile, if you're travelling via Pak Bara you'll usually clear immigration at Satun on the Thailand/Malaysia border.

    From Langkawi to Koh Lipe
    The journey from Langkawi to Koh Lipe takes one hour, and there are several services throughout the day during high season. Be aware that different ferry operators on Langkawi often use different ports, so it's worth asking the question when you're on the island. The main ports on Langkawi are based at Kuah Pier and Telaga Harbour, and timetables are subject to change so check with local operators closer to the time.

    From Peninsula Malaysia to Koh Lipe
    If you're travelling from Kuala Lumpur (or anywhere on peninsula Malaysia) to Koh Lipe, you have two main options. You can take a bus to Hat Yai before taking an onward journey to Pak Bara to catch the ferry. Alternatively you can fly to Langkawi, and take one of their ferries for the short journey across the Andaman Sea.

    The main thing to remember about travelling anywhere in Thailand, is that if it's possible to reach, the Thai's will do everything the can to get you there. They're experts in transporting people, and with over 14 millions visitors coming to Thailand every year, they've learned to develop some of the world's most efficient transport networks. Just mention the island of Koh Lipe at your hotel desk, and you'll be presented with a selection of easy travel options, to suit every budget.

    Visa infomation for Thailand, and entering via Langkawi to Koh Lipe

    Passport holders who can enter Thailand without visa & thus Travel from Langkawi to Koh Lipe are listed below.

    Note: visa's given at this crossing are usually only for stays of 15 Days...So if you want to stay longer purchase a visa before you travel.

    Australia : Commonwealth of Australia
    Austria : Republic of Austria
    Bahrain : State of Bahrain
    Belgium : Kingdom of Belgium
    Brazil : Federative Republic of Brazil
    Brunei : Brunei Darussalam
    Canada
    Chile : Republic of Chile
    Denmark : Kingdom of Denmark
    Finland : Republic of Finland
    France : French Republic
    Germany : Federal Republic of Germany
    Greece : Hellenic Republic
    Hungary : Republic of Hungary
    Indonesia : Republic of Indonesia
    Ireland : Republic of Ireland
    Israel : State of Israel
    Italy : Republic of Italy
    Japan
    Korea (South) : Republic of Korea
    Kuwait : State of Kuwait
    Luxembourg : Grand Duchy of Luxembourg
    Macau SAR
    Malaysia
    Netherlands : Kingdom of the Netherlands
    New Zealand
    Peru : Republic of Peru
    Philippines : Republic of the Philippines
    Portugal : Republic of Portugal
    Qatar : State of Qatar
    Singapore : Republic of Singapore
    South Africa : Republic of South Africa
    Spain : Kingdom of Spain
    Sweden : Kingdom of Sweden
    Switzerland : Swiss Confederation
    Turkey : Republic of Turkey
    United Arab Emirates
    United Kingdom of Great Britain and N. Ireland
    United States of America
    Vietnam

    The countries below it is possible to travel via Satun to Koh Lipe and receive a visa on arrival for 15 days.
    Note: you must catch the first ferry leaving Langkawi for Satun to catch the speed boat to Koh Lipe.

    According to the Interior Ministerial Announcements, passport holders from 21 countries and territories may apply for visas at the immigration checkpoints for the purpose of tourism for the period of not exceeding 15 days.
    - The applicant must possess means of living expenses at the amount of 10,000 Baht per person and 20,000 Baht per family accordingly.
    - The applicant must possess a passport with at least six-month validity and must present full paid ticket which is usable within 15 days since the date of entry
    - Visa on arrival is provided at 24 designated international checkpoints and applicants should submit the application form duly filled out and to which his/her recent photograph (4 x 6 cm) is attached. The application fee is 1,000 Baht.

    List of countries and territories is as follows :

    1. Bhutan : Kingdom of Bhutan
    2. China : Peopleís Republic of China
    3. Cyprus : Republic of Cyprus
    4. Czech : Czech Republic
    5. Estonia : Republic of Estonia
    6. Hungary : Republic of Hungary
    7. India : Republic of India
    8. Kazakhstan : Republic of Kazakhstan
    9. Latvia : Republic of Latvia
    10. Liechtenstein : Principality of Liechtenstein
    11. Lithuania : Republic of Lithuania
    12. Maldives : Republic of Maldives
    13. Mauritius : Republic of Mauritius
    14. Oman : Sultanate of Oman
    15. Poland : Republic of Poland
    16. Russian Federation
    17. Saudi Arabia : Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    18. Slovakia : Slovak Republic
    19. Slovenia : Republic of Slovenia
    20. Taiwan
    21. Ukraine

    List of Thailandís Immigration Checkpoints which provide facilities for issuance of visa on arrival :

    1. Suvarnabhumi Airport
    2. Don Muang International Airport , Bangkok
    3. Chiangmai International Airport , Chiangmai
    4. Phuket International Airport , Phuket
    5. Hatyai International Airport , Songkhla
    6. U Tapao Airport , Rayong
    7. Mae Sai Immigration Checkpoint , Chiengrai
    8. Chieng Saen Immigration Checkpoint , Chiengrai
    9. Chieng Khong Immigration Checkpoint , Chiengrai
    10. Betong Immigration Checkpoint , Yala
    11. Sadoa Immigration Checkpoint , Songkhla
    12. Samui Airport , Surat Thani
    13. Sukhothai International Airport, Tak Immigration Checkpoint
    14. Bangkok Harbour Immigration Checkpoint, Bangkok
    15. Sri Racha Immigration Checkpoint , Chonburi
    16. Mabtaput Immigration Checkpoint , Rayong
    17. Nong Khai Immigration Checkpoint, Nong Khai
    18. Samui Immigration Checkpoint , Surat Thani
    19. Phuket Immigration Checkpoint , Phuket
    20. Satun Immigration Checkpoint , Satun
    21. Krabi Immigration Checkpoint , Krabi
    22. Songkhla Harbour Immigraion Checkpoint , Songkhla
    23. Chiangrai Airport Immigration Checkpoint, Chiangrai
    24. Surat Thani Airport Immigration Checkpoint , Surat Thani

    For All Countries not on the first list and wish to use the boat services between Langkawi and Koh Lipe we advise you to arrange Thai Visas before you depart on your trip.

    you can get an extension of your exempt visa at any immigration office within each province. they will probably only give you 7 days.
    Fines for over stay are charged by the day and are at the moment: 500baht.
    "You can pay your overstay fine at the airport, but if you are caught by Immigration before you reach the airport, you will be jailed and deported until you can pay your fine and show a one way ticket back to your home country."



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