Health Insurance for Long Stay Foreigners becomes mandatory

As of 2019, long staying foreigners in Thailand are required by law to have health insurance that covers at least 400,000 Baht of inpatient costs and 40,000 Baht of outpatient costs. This mandatory health insurance is aimed at protecting both foreigners and the Thai healthcare system, ensuring that everyone has access to adequate medical care when needed. Our website provides essential information about this new law, including options for affordable health insurance plans that meet the minimum requirements. Stay compliant with the law and protect your health by getting the right insurance coverage today.

One Year Visa for Thailand

Thailand is a beautiful and vibrant country that attracts many visitors from around the world. If you’re planning on staying in Thailand for a year…

Thailand Work Permit

To legally work in Thailand, you need a Work Permit issued by the Ministry of Labor. The requirements include a Non-Immigrant Visa and a job offer from a Thai company. The Work Permit is valid for one year and must be renewed annually. Ensure that you always have a valid Work Permit to avoid legal consequences.

Visa Fees Thailand

Here is a short summery of the Visa Fees for a Thai Visa in Euro, USD, GBP & SEK. I have taken the numbers from selected Thai Embassies in Europe and the US.

The Visa Fees are usually set in Thai Baht first and then being converted into the other currencies. Basically, the prices for the Thai Visas are more or less the same all over the world, when you convert them back into Thai Baht.

Thai ATM Charges

Since April 2009, almost all Thai banks charge an additional fee for withdrawing cash with foreign credit cards at Thai ATMs. This fee was initially 150 Baht, then increased to 180, 200 and in February 2017 it is already 220 Baht.

Bangkok Airport

Bangkok is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world, and it’s no surprise that the city’s main airport, Suvarnabhumi Airport, is one of the busiest airports in Southeast Asia. Located 30 kilometers east of the city, Suvarnabhumi Airport is the main gateway to Thailand and serves as a hub for major airlines such as Thai Airways, Emirates, and Cathay Pacific.

The Pattaya Airport

The resort of Pattaya does not have its own airport. But there is the Utapao Airport, which is actually a military airport and is often…

The Best Beaches on Koh Samui

Welcome to Living in Thailand, your ultimate guide to exploring the beautiful country of Thailand. In this article, we will take you on a journey to discover the best beaches on Koh Samui, one of the most popular tourist destinations in Thailand. With its stunning coastline, crystal clear waters, and pristine beaches, Koh Samui is a tropical paradise that attracts travelers from all over the world. Whether you’re looking for a peaceful retreat, a fun-filled day with family and friends, or an adventure in the sun and sea, Koh Samui has something for everyone. Join us as we explore the top beaches on this magical island and discover why Koh Samui is a must-visit destination for any beach lover.