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Buying Property in Phuket

by Siam Legal International June 28, 2013 Property Law

Phuket belongs to the top holiday destination in Asia. This Thai island attracts tourists all over the world promoting it as an international hub in the region. This rise in tourism and strong reputation of Phuket brings a growing number of investment opportunities. Expatriates from Europe, Canada, Russia, America, so as the affluent families from […]

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Legal Issues of Owning a Condo in Thailand

by Siam Legal International May 13, 2013 Property Law

Thai Law put restrictions on foreigners upon acquiring immovable properties in Thailand. There is one form of real estate property in Thailand where foreigners are able to hold ownership: Buying condominium units. Condominium units are permitted to be sold to foreigners outright. Condominium Ownership brings a lot of issues, especially to a foreigner who secures […]

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Tourist Visa in Thailand Strict Requirements

by Siam Legal International February 20, 2013 Immigration Law

New regulations are now enforced at Thai Embassies and Consulates around the world about additional requirements on the Issuance of Tourist Visa to Thailand Additional Requirements on the Issuance of Tourist Visa to Thailand Thai Embassies in different countries now implement stricter requirements with regards to approval and issuance of Tourist Visa to Thailand. Tourist […]

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Investing in Thailand: Getting A Foreign Business License

by Siam Legal International February 6, 2013 Business Law

Registering a business in Thailand is governed by Thailand Foreign Business Act B.E. 2542 (FBA) which restricts foreigners to a maximum of 49% of the issued capital in most business operations (other than manufacturing). According to the Foreign Business Act, business activities are generally divided into 3 types: List 1: Business Not Permitted to Foreigners […]

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Do I Need a Visa to Enter Thailand?

by Siam Legal International December 20, 2012 Immigration Law

One of the most frequently asked question whenever a foreigner wants to travel to Thailand would be “Do I need a visa?” A visa is a clearance to enter or leave a territory for which it was issued, subject to permission of an immigration official at the time of actual entry. Prior to traveling to […]

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