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THAILAND

Residence Program
A Brief Overview

The Kingdom of Thailand is at the center of the Indochinese peninsula in Southeast Asia. Thailand is a constitutional monarchy and its capital and most populous city is Bangkok. The country is a major exporter, and manufacturing, agriculture, and tourism are leading sectors of the economy.

 

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Thailand Elite was enacted according to Article 17 of the Immigration Law B.E. 2522 in the year 2003. The Thailand Elite program promotes Thailand to foreigners through the issuance of a special residence visa, enabling them the right to reside in Thailand for 5, 10 or 20 years. The program offers applicants VIP airport services and many more benefits with affordable fees ranging from THB 500,000 to THB 2,000,000.

Benefits of Thai Residence
Investment Options
  • Straightforward application process, with the option to collect the visa at a Thai airport

 

  • Flexibility in choosing your visa length: 5, 10 or 20 years

 

  • Exclusive VIP service at Thai airports

 

  • Government concierge assistance in settling in Thailand; special discounts and benefits at hotels, restaurants and more.

 

  • 24-hour assistance in English at the member contact center, with further assistance in Japanese, Korean and Mandarin

 

  • The special permit visa’s remaining validity is transferable to another person

 

  • No minimum presence requirement

 

  • No tax on foreign income remitted to Thailand in the following year

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Applicants can choose one of the following options:

 

  • Pay a membership fee of THB 500,000 and receive a 5-year resident visa under ELITE EASY ACCESS. Benefits include VIP airport service and limousine transfer service. Applicants cannot include family members.

 

  • Pay a membership fee of THB 800,000 and receive a 5-year resident visa under ELITE FAMILY EXCURSION. Benefits include VIP airport service and limousine transfer service. Applicants can include family members for THB 300,000 per member.

 

  • Pay a membership fee of THB 800,000 and receive a 10-year resident visa under ELITE FAMILY ALTERNATIVE. Benefits include VIP airport service. Applicants can include family members for THB 700,000 per member.

 

  • Pay a membership fee of THB 1 million and receive a 10-year resident visa under ELITE PRIVILEGE ACCESS. Benefits include VIP airport service, annual health check and limousine transfer service. Applicants can include family members for THB 800,000 per member.

 

  • Pay a membership fee of THB 1 million and receive a 20-year resident visa under ELITE SUPERIORITY EXTENSION. Benefits include VIP airport service. Applicants cannot include family members.

 

  • Pay a membership fee of THB 2.14 million with annual fee and receive a 20-year resident visa under ELITE ULTIMATE PRIVILEGE. Benefits include VIP airport service, annual health check, and complimentary golf, spa and limousine transfer service. Applicants can include family members under ELITE FAMILY PREMIUM option for THB 1 million with annual fee per member.

 

The Process

The process typically takes 30 days to complete and applicants can pick up their special visa on arrival in one of designated airports in Thailand.

The application procedure comprises the following steps:

  • Submission of residence application with a copy of passport and color photos.
  • The Thailand Privilege Card Company Limited will process the application.
  • After approval, fees are remitted.
  • Reception of Welcome letter.
  • Pickup of the Thai special resident visa at a Thai embassy or consulate, an immigration bureau in Thailand or at one of the designated airports (BKK Suvarnabhumi airport, CNX Chiang Mai airport, and HKT Phuket airport).
Investment Summary
OptionMembership fees
Elite Easy Access (5-year resident visa)THB 500,000
Elite Family Excursion (5-year resident visa)THB 800,000
Elite Family Alternative (10-year resident visa)THB 800,000
Elite Privilege Access (10-year resident visa)THB 1 million
Elite Superiority Extension (20-year resident visa)THB 1 million
Elite Ultimate Privilege (20-year resident visa)THB 2.14 million

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