In this guide you will find the following sections:
Be sure to check out the details for Your Ultimate Guide to Becoming a Long Term Resident in Thailand.
The Long Term Resident (LTR) visa that has recently been announced is a program designed to attract ‘high-potential’ foreigners to Thailand. By providing a seamless application and approval process it offers many benefits to individuals who are looking to Thailand as a destination to work, retire and simply reside in.
It is attractive to individuals by offering benefits such as a visa which is valid for 10 years and a range of tax and non-tax benefits.
LTR is available for the following groups:
Holders of an LTR visa will be eligible for many benefits which have been designed to make living in Thailand long term easier. *Examples include:
*As your individual Tax situation may differ and be complex, it is advised to always check with a Tax expert on your specific requirements and obligations. You can reach out to a Tax expert or Employer of Record such as Aster Lion to assist you to ensure you remain compliant.
Thailand Long Term Visa
The LTR visa allows foreigners to remain in Thailand for up to ten years and a total of four dependents (such as spouse and children) may be granted a visa as well.
Other benefits include:
LONG TERM VISA APPLICATION PROCESS
Check here to understand the requirements for each category to ensure you meet the qualifications.
Download Your Thailand SMART & LTR Visa Requirement Checklist from our website and check all the documentation required for submission.
Our team will go through your details to ensure everything is correct
Our team will consolidate all detail and submit your application to BOI and ensure a smooth and timely approval.
Obtaining a Digital Work Permit:
Our visa expert will assist the applicant in applying for the Digital Work Permit at the One Stop Service Center for Visa and Work Permits.
How long does it take to receive an LTR?
Approximately 2-3 months.
Can I bring my family to Thailand as dependents?
Yes it is possible for you to bring your family as dependents under the LTR visa.
Can I work/seek employment using an LTR visa?
Yes, the LTR visa offers the possibility for holders to obtain a digital work permit.
Can I leave and re-enter Thailand using an LTR?
Yes, the LTR visa comes with multiple re-entry permits
Did you know that Thailand offers different types of Visa. Still deciding which option is better for you. You can check out this article on Thailand Digital Nomad Visa: SMART vs. Long Term Resident to help you decide. Or you can check out our Ultimate Guide to Becoming a Digital Nomad in Thailand as a comprehensive guide with all options available to you.
Your obligation to pay tax will vary greatly depending on the type of Visa you secure. Because of the complexity, it’s best to engage with a Tax or Employer of Record expert such as Aster Lion to ensure you are compliant with your tax and statutory requirements.
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