Thailand Residency

Residential Requirements.

You must have had a Thai non-immigrant visa for at least three years prior to the submission of your application. Holders of multiple Non-Immigrant visas cannot apply. You must have 3 consecutive yearly extensions in order to qualify.

You must be a holder of a non-immigrant visa at the time of submitting your application.

You must be able to meet one of these categories to apply for PR status in Thailand:

1.       Investment category minimum 3m Baht (100,000 USD / 80,000 GBP) to 10m Baht (335,000 USD / 260,000 GBP) investment in Thailand

2.       Working/ Business category

3.       Support a family or Humanity Reasons category: In this category, you must have a relationship with a Thai citizen or an alien who already possess a residence permit as a husband or wife; father or mother; or a guardian of a Thai child under 20 years of age.

4.       Expert / academic category

 

5.       Other categories as determined by Thai Immigration

 

Pathway to Residency

Real Estate.

You can either buy real estate, put money into a fixed deposit account at a bank in Thailand, or purchase government bonds to quality under Thailand’s investor visa program.

Investing in a combination of those assets also works. You can purchase a 5-million-baht (170,000 USD / 130,000 GBP) condo and put another 5 million in a term deposit.

Buying multiple properties works too – just as long as you meet the 10 million-baht (335,000 USD / 260,000 GBP) minimum.

Investment.

Investment category minimum 3m Baht (100,000 USD / 80,000 GBP) to 10m Baht (335,000 USD / 260,000 GBP) investment in Thailand

Contribution.

In addition to this, you can be eligible to become a director of a Thai public company, as well as eventually apply to become a naturalized Thai citizen. You will also be able apply for an extension of stay and Permanent Resident status for your non-Thai family members.

All applications for Thai Permanent Residency is processed by the Royal Thai Immigration Commission. The annual quota for granting permanent residency in Thailand is a maximum of 100 persons per country. The application period for Thai PR usually from October to the end of December of every year.

Commitments.

You can file an application to become a Thai naturalized citizen after holding Permanent Resident status in Thailand for 10 consecutive years.

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