Thailand Company Registration

Thailand Real Estate Law Center

Thailand Law provides for several different types of business organizations. The regulations controlling establishing a business in Thailand are found in the Thailand Civil and Commercial Code. Special types of Business entities for foreigners (non-Thai nationals) in Thailand are provided for in laws such as the Board of Investment Act and the Foreign Business Act B.E 2542 (A.D. 1999). The most commonly used types of Company registrations in Thailand take on the following forms: Thailand … [Read more...]

Thailand Foreign Business License

Thailand Real Estate Law Center

A Thailand foreign company is a business entity which shares are majority-owned by non-Thai nationals or foreigners. Certain types of businesses are prohibited to be owned by non-Thai persons or activities if they are listed in the prohibited categories of Foreign Business Act. If the foreign company or entity seeks to conduct business in one of the prohibited categories of business, it must obtain a business license according to the provisions of the Foreign Business Act B.E. 2542 (A.D. 1999). … [Read more...]

Registering a Non-Government Organization or NGO in Thailand

Registering a Non-Government Organization (NGO) in Thailand

NGOs (Non-Government Organizations) operate in Thailand in a variety of areas. Many NGOs operate in the border areas or impoverished areas of Thailand, providing educational, medical, charitable or other services. Other NGOs focus on economic or community development. Foreign workers and volunteers, along with the NGOs themselves are subject to Thai law and must obtain licenses and permits to operate legally in Thailand. Thailand law does not use the term “Non-Government Organization” or … [Read more...]

Thailand Work Permit

work permit

Non-Thai nationals who wish to work or conduct a business in Thailand are required to obtain a non-immigrant visa (NON-B visa) that will grant a foreigner permission to stay in Thailand for a period of time as well as a work permit that would allow work in Thailand. A common misconception is that a Non-B visa alone authorizes the visa holder to lawfully engage in work in Thailand. A Non-B visa is a pre-requisite to obtaining a Thailand work permit that will grant a foreigner permission to work … [Read more...]