The 5 Ways to Make Money in Thailand

Last updated: February 16th, 2016 | in Working

The slogan of this site is living the dream in Thailand and so most articles here cover all sorts of fun topics on how to spend money from hookers in Bangkok to sightseeing in rural Isaan. What I haven’t talked about so much yet is how to actually make that dream of living here long …
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Unless you’re fortunate enough to be able to retire, you’ll have to find a suitable way to make money in Thailand if you expect to live here long term.   And unless you enjoy teaching or you have a distinguishable skill that lends well to the few legitimate expat jobs out there, you might consider making …
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How to Find a Job in Thailand

Last updated: February 16th, 2016 | in Working

Working and living in paradise Thailand is the dream of a lot of people all around the world. When first coming for a holiday to the land of smiles it’s quite easy to immediately fall in love with the Thai natural beauty, culture, food, weather and women. You might remember your first trip to Thailand …
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The Minimum Wages For Thai People

Last updated: December 19th, 2014 | in Working

What has been an election campaign pledge by the ruling Pheu Thai Party (populists) in 2011 and piloted in seven provinces throughout the country in 2012, has become official labor law on January 1st, 2013: The minimum salary for Thai people is 300 baht per day. Employers who are caught paying anything below that have …
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The Minimum Wages for Foreigners Working in Thailand

Last updated: October 4th, 2015 | in Working

Thinking about taking up work in Thailand? The good news is that the Thai government has fixed minimum wages for foreigners working in Thailand which are obviously significantly higher than the minimum wages for Thai people. There are four different types, depending on the employee’s country of origin. 50,000 Baht/month: Western European Countries, Australia, Canada, Japan, …
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One of the downsides with working in Thailand is the regulation of how things are done here in order for you to work legally. Not just getting a Thai Business Visa and Work Permit can be an exhausting process if you don’t know the procedures (follow the links to learn about it) but especially if …
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National Public Holidays and Festivals in Thailand

Last updated: November 7th, 2014 | in Working

There is no law that entitles employees in Thailand for a minimum amount of holidays per year – different to most western countries. In comparison, a full-time employee in Germany can claim at least 20 holidays per year and in many cases the number written down in the working contract even exceeds this number, it’s not uncommon …
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Fees / Penalties for Illegally Working in Thailand

Last updated: September 4th, 2014 | in Working

There are hundreds if not thousands of foreigners illegally working in Thailand. While most of them know about it and try to hide their profession as good as possible some aren’t even aware that they break Thai law especially guys working online and think they can do it on an education or even tourist visa. …
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How to Set Up a Thai Limited Company as a Foreigner

Last updated: January 31st, 2015 | in Working

A Thai Limited Company is the most common type of all Thai companies. No matter if you want to run a restaurant, a bar, a hotel, a coffee shop, a beauty salon, an online business, a spa, a motorbike rental service or most other business objectives that come into your mind – you will need …
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How to get a Work Permit in Thailand

Last updated: December 20th, 2016 | in Working

For any kind of work you take up in Thailand, no matter if you are being employed by someone or set up your own company, work online and generate revenues outside of Thailand or even if you are an intern and receive no salary – you must obtain a work permit in advance. However before …
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How to get a Non Immigrant Business Visa in Thailand

Last updated: December 20th, 2016 | in Working

No matter if you intend to work as an employee or plan to set up your own company in Thailand, the first thing you are required to get is a Non Immigrant Business Visa. Once you have it you need to apply for a work permit. These are the two things you need to legally …
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