FAQs and advice, companies & driving licence in Thailand.

 

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FAQ's and advice, companies & driving licence in Thailand

Reporting on Aliens who Break the Law
Aiding or abetting the illegal entry of aliens into the Kingdom is an offence according to the “Immigration Act, B.E. 2522 (1979)”, punishable by not more than 10 years imprisonment and a fine not exceeding 100,000 Baht.

Giving residence, hiding or helping in any way for an alien to stay in the country illegally or escape arrest, according to the “Immigration Act, B.E. 2522 (1979)”, is punishable by not more than 5 years imprisonment and a fine not exceeding 50,000 Baht.

Setting up a new company   
The laws have changed

now when you are setting up a new company you must have the registration amount in a bank account, i.e.     if setting up a THB. 1,000,000 company ( to buy a house in your name) you must have THB. 500,000 in a bank account, the rest in assets. .

If setting up a THB. 2,000,000 registered company ( one work permit) you must have THB. 500,000 in a bank account. and the rest in assets.

You must now show payments to shareholders etc. and your accountant must send in your accounts each year.

July 2006 Landholding Companies
Read this now don't get caught

How to report :
If you suspect a foreigner to be a danger to the country, please report directly to the Investigation Unit of the Immigration Bureau. Room 411, 4th Floor, Old building, Soi Suan Plu, South Sathorn Road, Sathorn District, Bangkok 10120 .

Tel. 287-1158 or 287-3122 (24 hours) or by mail to PO Box 1177, Suan Plu Post Office, or the nearest Police Station.

Driving licence
You must have non-immigrant cat "O" or "B" Visa, certificate from doctor, two photo's, THB. 110, copy of passport (plus original) your driving licence from your home country, on site - a quick colour eye test.

new location of office

On change of address, you need  a letter  from local immigration giving your new address.

For renewal: photo copy of your passport, 2 x photo's, old licence and THB. 110

Office closed for lunch between 12.00hrs and 13.00hrs daily

Note: I use my Thai driving licence as identification for internal flights, booking in to hotels, getting  into tourist spots at Thai prices and as I.D. at police checkpoints whilst driving.

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