Category Archives: Work Permit and Visa

Importing Wine from France

Importing Wine from France To meet the requirements of importation of wine into Thailand, there are certain rules one needs to follow. Firstly, to register a business there needs to be 3 promoters. For the company to open up a warehouse in Thailand, they need to have a household registration number from the landlord where […]

Transferring a Work Permit between BOI Companies in Thailand

A foreigner who has a work permit with a Thailand BOI company and wishes to transfer to another needs to know the steps and timeline of how to do it. If you miss any crucial steps, you may have to leave the country and get a new non-immigrant “B” visa to get back in. To […]

One Stop Service for Visa and Work Permit

Not all foreigners are entitled to use the Thailand’s One-Stop Service Center to process their Thai visas and work permits. Such services in particular with extension of temporary stay; 90-day notification of address, re-entry permit, visa issuing and changing type of visa could be provided to those foreigners carrying out duties relating to the specific […]

Media Visa for Thailand

Journalists ask us if they need a media visa for Thailand. Yes, they need to get it. The validity of the visa is for 3 months or 1 year and it can be for a single or multiple entries. Non-immigrant, category “M” is media visa for Thailand, which media correspondents as well as journalists, applying to work for […]

39 Jobs restricted to foreigners

A foreigner who intends to work in Thailand is subject to the Alien Employment Act, which requires the foreigner to have a work permit to be issued by the Department of Employment, Ministry of Labor unless it falls within an exception of the said Act. However, there are some occupations that are for Thai workers […]

Termination of employment contract

Section 118 of Labor Protection Act B.E. 2541 states that the employer must pay severance pay to the employee who is terminated. Termination of employment is defined as follows. 1.        Any act which an employer refuses to allow an employee to work without paying wages on expiry of contract of employment or any other causes […]

Visa and Work Permits for Foreign Workers of BOI promoted company

Thai BOI promoted companies have the privilege to invite foreign nationals to work in Thailand with less restriction compared to ordinary Thai companies. Provision of using the privileges under the Investment Promotion Act B.E. 2520 (A.D. 1977): Section 24, Section 25 and Section 26, such rights and benefits for supporting visa and work permits of […]

Work Permit For Thailand

If your company in Thailand is engaged in service business and wants to hire more foreigners, but does not have 4 Thai employees for every foreign employee or does not want to increase your capital by Baht 2 M for every work permit, then BOI (Board of Investment) promotion may be the solution. As a BOI company […]