This new Long Term Visa program is administered by the Bureau of Investment (BOI) rather than the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Thai Embassies & Consulates).

There are 4 categories that can qualify for the LTR Visa as well as their spouses and dependents can also qualify. of the above

This type of Visa is very new and we do not have any reports on individuals' personal experience in applying for it.  The information below showing what qualifies is from the BOI website. When you visit the website, click on the relevant category to see the requirements and application information.

Click the button below to visit the BOI website


BOI Website with LTR Visa Information



Wealthy

Pensioners

For Retirees, the requirement is an income of at least US$80,000 per year or personal income of at least US$40,000 and investment of at least US$250,000 in Thai Government bonds, foreign direct investment, or Thai property. 

In addition, health insurance of at least US$50,000 covering the period of stay or US$100,000 in a bank account for no less than 12 months or social security benefits which insures hospitalization & treatment in Thailand.

Wealthy

Global Citizens

To qualify, the applicant must meet all the following conditions:

  • Have at least USD 1 million in assets

  • Personal income of a minimum of USD 80,000/ year in the past two years

  • Investment of at least USD 500,000 in Thai government bonds, foreign direct investment, or Thai property

  • Health insurance with at least USD 50,000 coverage or social security benefits insuring treatment in Thailand or at least USD 100,000 deposit


Work-from-Thailand

Professionals

Remote workers working for well-established overseas companies can qualify if they meet the following requirements:

  • Personal income of a minimum of USD 80,000 / year in the past two years

  • In case of personal income below USD 80,000/year but no less than USD 40,000/year in the past two years, applicants must have a Master’s degree or above or own intellectual property or receive Series A funding.

  • Work for a Public company on a stock exchange or; a Private company in operation for at least three years with combined revenue at least USD 150 million in the last three years.

  • Have at least 5 years of work experience in the relevant fields of the current employment over the past 10 years.

  • Have health insurance with at least USD 50,000 coverage or social security benefits insuring treatment in Thailand or at least USD 100,000 deposit.

Highly-Skilled

Professionals

Professionals or experts in targeted industries working for business entities or higher education institutes or research centers or specialized training institutions in Thailand or Thai government agencies

  • Personal income of a minimum of USD 80,000 / year in the past two years

  • In case of personal income below USD 80,000/year but no less than USD 40,000/year in the past two years or before retirement, applicants must have a Master’s degree or above in science and technology or special expertise relevant to the job assignment in Thailand.

  • No minimum personal income for professionals working for Thai government agencies.

  • Business in any targeted industries - Click here for more information.

  • Higher education institution, research institution, specialized training institution, or Thai government agency.

  • At least 5 years of work experience in the targeted industries except for applicants with a PhD or above in the relevant fields of the targeted industries or applicants working for Thai government agencies.

  • Health insurance with at least USD 50,000 coverage or social security benefits insuring treatment in Thailand or at least USD 100,000 deposit.


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