Category Archives: Doing Business in Thailand

Closing down a representative office in Thailand

Closing down a Representative Office in Thailand is much easier than opening it, which requires a lot of documents supporting the application for a Foreign Business License. Here are the documents needed when closing down a representative office to be filed at the Department of Business Development. A letter explaining the reason of closing down the […]

Work Rules and Regulations

The Thai Labour Law requires both Thai and foreign employers who employ a total of ten or more employees to arrange for their work rules and regulations in Thai to be announced in the work place within 15 days from the day they started employing 10 or more employees and send a copy of the […]

Eligible Applicants for Free Zone User

Free Zone is a designated area for industrial or commercial operation or any other operations involve in economic growth and development. It is considered to be outside Thailand and Thai Customs territory. Accordingly, when foreign merchandise is brought into a Free Zone, no taxes and duties is owed until the merchandise leaves the Zone and enters […]

Labour Welfare in Thailand

In Thailand, labour welfare is considered as a major concern where employers are required to provide the sufficiently comfortable, clean, and safe working conditions to all employees. To ensure that the employee is entitled to benefit from safe working conditions, the Minister of Labour issue Ministerial Regulations Concerning the Provision of Labour Welfare in Workplace […]

Copyright law in Thailand

As defined, a copyright is a form of protection for the creators of “original works of authorship” including literary, dramatic, musical, artistic, and other intellectual works, both published and unpublished. A copyright protects the form of expression rather than the subject matter of the work. Types of Work that can be Protected by Copyright in […]

Thailand IEAT Free Zone

The Industrial Estate Authority of Thailand (IEAT) law states that the free zone is designated for the operation of industrial activities, commercial activities or other business relating thereto, for the purpose of economics, national security, public well-being, environmental management or other necessities as prescribed by the Board of the IEAT, whereby goods taken into the […]