Category Archives: Work Permit and Visa

Countries Permitted to Enter Thailand From 1 November 2021

COVID or not, here we are! Thailand is partly opened. In accordance with the Notification of the Operation Centre for Measures on the Arrival into and Departure from Thailand, and Protection of Thai Nationals Abroad dated 21 October 2021, the following are the list of countries permitted to enter Thailand from November 1, 2021. Australia […]

Work Permit and Visa for Thailand STARTUPs

Wondering what kind of work permit and visa for Thailand startups is available to you? Here we have the answers. You must have a startup project, first. You may be eligible for the smart visa, SMART S, which is for Technology-based startup entrepreneurs in the targeted industries only. If your plan is approved, you will […]

Change Smart Visa to Non B

We can help change smart visa Non B visa for you. Foreigners who have a smart visa sometimes wish to work for another company. They consult with us, ThaiLawyers, to see their options. If you have a smart visa, it means you can work with the company who gave you the smart visa without having […]

Smart Visa for Startups

If you are planning to create a technology based startup in Thailand, you are considered a startup entrepreneur. You are lucky because Thailand Board of Investment offers a smart visa for startups entrepreneurs who will create a business in one of the targeted industries. You will enjoy many benefits as follows: Holders of Smart Visa […]

Changing Visa in Thailand

Most of the time, a foreigner needs to come into Thailand with a non-immigrant B visa before he can apply for a work permit through his employer company. What if he is already in the Kingdom and found a job? How can he obtain a work permit? He needs to change his visa first. A […]

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 […]

Jobs prohibited to foreigners

From 1 June 2020, the jobs prohibited to foreigners in Thailand are classified into the three lists below: List 1: Jobs that are absolutely prohibited to foreigners and reserved for Thai nationals only: Wood carving Driving motor vehicles or vehicles which do not use machinery or mechanical devices, except international aircraft piloting and forklift driving […]