Visa & Permits for Foreigners

If you’re one of the many foreigners who have started a business here in Thailand in hope to use your business to assist you in getting a long stay Visa and still having trouble with it, read on!

We have personally known too many friends and associates facing this problem. Some have even jumped from one Visa Agent to another and each promised to sort it out for you however after numerous attempts, excuses and reasons, your Visa status is still in limbo. First of all, let us explain how this works from the perspective of the Thai… Read More »If you’re one of the many foreigners who have started a business here in Thailand in hope to use your business to assist you in getting a long stay Visa and still having trouble with it, read on!

Are you one of the remaining few tourists that were serendipitously stranded here in Thailand since the beginning of COVID-19 and are now finding a way to stay in Thailand for a much longer term?

I’m sure you have heard of many options, from marrying a Thai partner to getting a Education Visa and then there are Non B Visa and Non O Visa — You must be wondering what are all these and which actually works, which requires you to fly out of Thailand and come in again and which don’t. Here at UnionSPACE,… Read More »Are you one of the remaining few tourists that were serendipitously stranded here in Thailand since the beginning of COVID-19 and are now finding a way to stay in Thailand for a much longer term?

The easiest way (also the most common way) to ‘move’ or to be able to stay in Thailand legally for 1 year for Australia Passport Holders

The most common approach is to purchase a flight ticket, land in Thailand, and get a stamp for 30 days Tourist Visa and then you’ll go on a ‘Visa Run’ to the neighboring countries and return to Thailand and get another 30 days and so on and so forth. However as this article is written in the time of COVID-19,… Read More »The easiest way (also the most common way) to ‘move’ or to be able to stay in Thailand legally for 1 year for Australia Passport Holders

6 Steps of obtaining a work permit in Thailand

1. Apply for a work permit Applicants for work permits must show every page of their passports to prove they are outside Thailand. You should apply for this visa within 30 days before you plan to depart your country. The Consulate or consular officer will ask for copies of the registration documents and financial statements from the company. 2. Apply… Read More »6 Steps of obtaining a work permit in Thailand

How to open a company in Thailand

Choose the legal form There are several main types of companies and the process starts by choosing a suitable one. These business forms include the ordinary and the limited partnerships, the public and the limited companies and the sole trader. Select the available name The name of the new company is important and it needs to be a unique one… Read More »How to open a company in Thailand

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Ways to cut cost for startup/small businesses

1) Office Space Serviced offices are one great way to go to cut your office space expenses. The really good thing about serviced offices is the flexibility it offers, unlike traditional office spaces. Usually, traditional office spaces require longevity in the contract of lease. On the other hand, serviced offices are offered in very flexible terms that would cut your… Read More »Ways to cut cost for startup/small businesses

Visa and Work Permit Application Process – Thailand

The visa and work permit application process for a foreign national can be summarized into three steps as follows: 1. Apply for a 90 days single entry Non-immigrant B visa at a Thai Embassy/Consulate abroad once the company has been incorporated and registered for VAT with the Revenue department; 2. Apply for the Work permit from the labour department once the company… Read More »Visa and Work Permit Application Process – Thailand

Capital required to be able to hire / sponsor Work Visa ?

In the case that the company would be required to support a foreigner’s visa and work permit, the company must meet the following conditions: 1. Have two million Thai Baht in registered capital to support each foreigner’s work permit – this amount will not need to be shown in cash unless it exceeds 5 million Baht; 2. Register for VAT, after… Read More »Capital required to be able to hire / sponsor Work Visa ?

Step by step guide on Registering a Limited Company in Thailand (setting up a company in Thailand)

Once you understand the steps required to setup a company here in Thailand, it is not that difficult after-all. One main challenge that we noticed for foreigner is to accept that there will be some risk involve since you cannot fully own the company and may be dependent on a nominee to register your company. This risk can be mitigated… Read More »Step by step guide on Registering a Limited Company in Thailand (setting up a company in Thailand)