Applications being accepted for Thai permanent residence

Effective 22 November 2021, the immigration office began accepting applications for Thai permanent residence (PR) for 2021. This is done annually by the Minister of Interior and the immigration authorities, allowing a maximum of 100 people of each nationality who are staying and working in Thailand for at least 3 consecutive years to request such status.

Keywords: Mazars, Thailand, Legal, Permanent residence, Minister of Interior, Immigration

23 December 2021

Applicants can submit the PR application between 22 November 2021 and 30 December 2021 during office hours.

Consideration period



Application, official fee paid and having fingerprints taken

22 November 2021 to
30 December 2021

Prepare the official order and wait for the results of the inspection from the relevant official agencies

90 Days

Testing: Thai speaking and listening skills and personality

90 days

Processing and proposing acceptance to the board of immigration

120 days

Reference: Immigration’s website