Office Information No.: 11

Visa and Work Permit Regulations
in Thailand

 

 

(March 2022, 19 pages, reading time approx.: 35 minutes)

 

 

 

Table of Contents

 

  I. Introduction
II. Immigration Law
1. Visa Exemption
2. Visa on Arrival
3. Tourist Visa
4. Non-Immigrant “B” Visa
a) Non-Immigrant, Single Entry
b) Non-Immigrant, One-Year, Multiple Entries
c) Permitted Activities
5. Other Visa Categories
6. Visa Extension and Re-Entry Permit
a) Visa Extension
b) Re-Entry
7. Visa Overstay
8. 90 Days Reporting
9. Permanent Residence
III. Work Permit
1. Overview
2. Restricted Occupations
3. Exemptions from Work Permit Requirements
a) Urgent and Essential Work
b) Short Term Work on Conventions or Exhibitions
c) Intergovernmental Sector
d) Activities not considered as „Work“
4. Work Permit Application
a) Overview
b) General Conditions
c) Special Conditions for Foreign Juristic Entities
d) Validity of Work Permit
e) Legal Consequences
IV. SMART Visa
Annex I: Required Documents and Permitted Activities
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