You will find here a series of summaries providing an overview of useful legal regulations, processes and legal issues for Doing Business in Thailand.

Apply online for visas and work permits

The Board of Investment (‘BOI’), in collaboration with the Immigration Bureau and the Department of Employment, has launched a ‘Single Window’ programme for visas and work permits. This is a programme allowing companies that receive BOI incentives to apply online for visas and work permits for foreign skilled experts.

Amendment to the Labour Protection Act

On 31 August 2017, the Labour Protection Act (No. 6) B.E. 2560 (“the LPA”) was published in the Government Gazette. We set below an overview of the LPA, which came into effect on 1 September 2017.