Category Archives: Land Ownership by Foreigners

Measures to prevent the use of Thai nominees by foreigners to own land in Thailand

In general, foreigners are not permitted to acquire land in Thailand unless they comply with the rules and conditions of exception specified in The Land Code of Thailand. Only Thai individuals and juristic persons are allowed to purchase and own land in the country. The same restriction applies to foreign companies in Thailand. A company […]

Land ownership in Thailand

According to Thai law, foreigners, (or most cases the company with 100% foreign ownership) in general are prohibited from owning freehold land in Thailand.  However, there are a few exceptions to this. Leasehold.  Foreigners may hold total leasehold interest in land and house leases.  The Thai lease law allows a 30-year maximum lease period, with […]