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Laos Border Crossing policy amendment

Information gleaned from GTR website, bottom of page 3

At a meeting in Vientiane on 10th January 2024 it was agreed that there needs to be a policy / rule change, especially in Visit Laos Year 2024.
I will update this when the translation is done

https://www.gt-rider.com/se-asia-mot...-3#post-107184

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Thanks for posting, Wayne. It's great to see officials are paying attention to the issue of temporary motorcycle imports into Laos.

It appears this meeting was spurred primarily by Thai-Lao border crossings. Any idea whether revised TIP policies will apply to all Lao borders? I'm looking forward to seeing the English translation.

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I am not sure whether it will apply to all borders, hopefully once the English translation is out we shall know more. Otherwise I can ask the question on the other forum

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The rough translation is out, it’s on the same link in my first post

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Update curtesy of gtrider forum

Link is the same

There was a meeting with the Minister of Public Works in Vte and the rumour is next month - March - there will be an official confirmed policy change.
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