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Work Permits for Foreign Nationals

The Foreign Working Act of 2008 requires all foreigners working in Thailand to obtain a work permit prior to starting work in the Kingdom and describes the procedures for issuance and maintenance of work permits and lists certain occupations from which the foreigners may be excluded.

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Additional Info

Field Value
Document type Guidelines, instruction manuals, handbooks
Language of document
  • English
Short title (alternative/varying form of title) ใบอนุญาตทำงาน
  • Business structures and legal registration
  • Foreign workers in country
  • Forest policy and administration
  • Immigration
  • Logging and timber
  • Overview of policy and legal framework
Geographic area (spatial range)
  • Thailand
Copyright Yes
Access and use constraints

2017 © BOI Thailand. All rights reserved. No known access and use constraints.

Version / Edition N/A
License unspecified

Thailand (Head Office) : 555 Vibhavadi-Rangsit Road., Chatuchak, Bangkok 10900, Thailand Tel : (+66) 2553 8111 Fax : (+66) 2553 8315 E-Mail :

Author (corporate) Thailand Board of Investment
Publication place Bangkok, Thailand
Publisher Thailand Board of Investment
Publication date 2015
Keywords V4MF,FLEGT,Business Guide,BOI
Date uploaded July 9, 2018, 13:53 (UTC)
Date modified February 18, 2019, 04:28 (UTC)