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Visa by Investment

Thailand

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

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A Thai retirement visa will allow you to stay in Thailand for a period of 1 year (12 months), and it can be renewed annually. There are no limitations on the amount of times you can renew a Thai retirement visa as long as you continue to meet all the visa requirements.

This visa can be applied for as a single or multiple entry visa.

 

THAILAND PROVIDES VISA'S BY PROPERTY INVESTMENT

A Thai retirement visa is available for foreign nationals over 50 years of age who wish to retire in Thailand. This visa can be applied for in Thailand or while overseas, at a Royal Thai Embassy or Royal Thai Consulate. When applied for within Thailand it is officially known as a Non-Immigrant O-Long Stay Visa. When applied for outside of Thailand it is known as a Non-Immigrant OA-Long Stay Visa.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • To apply for this visa you must be 50 years of age or older.

  • You must meet at least one of the following:

  • Have at least 800,000 Thai baht in a Thai Bank account which is in your name. This money must have been cleared in the account at least 2 months prior to making your application.

  • Or, have a monthly income or pension of at least 65,000 Thai baht.

  • Or, have an annual income, pension, and money in a Thai bank, which come to a combined total of at least 800,000 Thai Baht.

Important: A Thai retirement visa does not allow you to work in Thailand.

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Investment visas are unique because anyone can get them regardless of employment, spouse, age, or nationality and it allows you yearly renewable long term stay in Thailand. You and your family can qualify under Thailand’s investor visa program by purchasing or leasing a brand new apartment (under the Condominium Act) in Thailand from a developer. Second hand properties are not covered under this program.

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Q1: What is a Thai retirement visa, and how long is it valid?

A1: A Thai retirement visa allows you to stay in Thailand for 1 year (12 months) and can be renewed annually. There are no limitations on the number of times it can be renewed, provided you meet all visa requirements.

Q2: Can I apply for this visa as a single or multiple entry visa?

A2: Yes, you can apply for a Thai retirement visa as either a single or multiple entry visa.

Q3: Who is eligible for a Thai retirement visa?

A3: Foreign nationals over 50 years of age who wish to retire in Thailand are eligible. It can be applied for within Thailand (Non-Immigrant O-Long Stay Visa) or outside Thailand (Non-Immigrant OA-Long Stay Visa).

Q4: What are the key requirements for obtaining a Thai retirement visa?

A4: To apply, you must be 50 years or older and meet one of the following criteria: have at least 800,000 Thai Baht in a Thai bank account, a monthly income or pension of at least 65,000 Thai Baht, or a combined income, pension, and bank savings of at least 800,000 Thai Baht.

Q5: Can a Thai retirement visa holder work in Thailand?

A5: No, a Thai retirement visa does not permit you to work in Thailand.

Q6: How does the investment visa work, and who qualifies?

A6: The investment visa allows anyone, regardless of employment, spouse, age, or nationality, to qualify. It offers yearly renewable long-term stay in Thailand. Qualification involves purchasing or leasing a brand new apartment under the Condominium Act from a developer.

Q7: Are second-hand properties covered under the investor visa program?

A7: No, the investor visa program specifically covers brand new apartments under the Condominium Act. Second-hand properties are not included in this program.

Q8: Is the investor visa available for individuals and families?

A8: Yes, individuals and their families can qualify under Thailand’s investor visa program, which provides an opportunity for yearly renewable long-term stays

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