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Thailand’s Business Hours

Government officials (e.g., immigration) open their desks at 9.00 a.m. Lunch is from midday to 1.00 p.m. and they close at 4.30 p.m. Soi Suan Phlu Immigration Center is open Monday-Friday and Saturday mornings. If your tourist visa expires on a Sunday or holiday you can extend it the next working day. Banks open from 9.00 a.m. to 3.30 p.m., Monday to Friday. Banks and government offices are closed on public holidays. Department stores open around 10 a.m. and close between 8.00 p.m. and 10.00 p.m. Smaller businesses are open from 8.30/9.00 a.m. until 5.30/6.30 p.m., while some family-run shops are open all day. Pubs and clubs are open from around 7.00 p.m. until the early hours – times differ. Restaurant hours vary, too: some close at 5.30/6.00 p.m. while others stay open until midnight and later.