Long-Term Resident (LTR) Visa

Regarding the new Notification of the Ministry of Interior on the LTR visa issued on 2 June 2022 (the “Notification”), the details of the Notification are as follows:

LTR visa shall be available to four types of foreigners including:

  • Wealthy global citizens
  • Wealthy Pensioners
  • Work-from-Thailand professionals
  • Highly skilled professionals

Please note that spouse and children under 20 years of age of an LTR visa holder also qualify (up to four dependents per a visa holder).

In addition, a LTR visa holder shall be entitled to the following benefits:

  • A visa with 10-year validity (which can be extended);
  • The requirement to report to immigration once a year;
  • Fast track service at airports;
  • Multiple re-entry permit;
  • Permission to work in Thailand (digital work permit);
  • Personal income tax rate reduction to 17% for highly skilled professionals;
  • Exemption from the four Thais to one foreigner employment requirement ratio.