Documents for Permit

Documents for Work Permit

Applying for a work permit in Thailand depends on the type of employment you will be taking in Thailand. The documents needed as listed below would be for a ‘normal’ job. These are jobs such as such as in administration, computer programming or other professions short of journalism or teaching …

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Popular jobs in Thailand

Popular jobs in Thailand

The most popular jobs in Thailand tends to be teaching. The teaching profession in Thailand however has changed over the years. See this website for more details. Schools are looking for people with higher qualifications however the salaries over the past 10 years have remain pretty static. These jobs are …

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Thailand Journalist Visa

Thailand Journalist Visa

If you are considering working as a foreign correspondent in Thailand or as a journalist then you will need a work permit to do this. For journalists it becomes a bit more complicated. The process below is what is required for the work permit and also the press credentials while …

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Thai Teacher’s License

Obtaining a Teacher's License

The process can become very complicated as the rules change on a regular bases in Thailand. Speak to an attorney or your school about the latest changes in government policy. Note that in Thailand you also need a ‘Cultural Certificate’ when you wish to teach in Thailand. The following is …

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Working without a Permit

Working without a Permit

As stated before on this website, you need to have a valid work permit in Thailand and have your work permit on you while at work or you could face deportation or a large fine. The Thai Business Visa does not allow you to work in Thailand. You will need …

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Prohibited Occupations

Prohibited Occupations in Thailand

As a foreigner you are not allowed to hold certain positions in Thailand. These jobs are on a prohibited list and you may not fill the role in any of them. Certain profession however you will be able to obtain a work permit for. These range of a chef in …

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Work Permit – Questions

Work Permit – Questions

These are the most common questions about working. There are short answers for each but if you do have any other question then email us. If you have any other questions about the work permit process or working while you are retired then speak to an attorney in Thailand about …

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