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Thai Government Launches New Visas to Attract Global Talent

BANGKOK (NNT) – The government has initiated a strategic plan to transform Thailand into a hub for skilled foreign workers, enhance its economic competitiveness, and ensure sustained growth. Led by Prime Minister Srettha Thavisin, the initiative will lead to the introduction of several new visa categories to attract global talent.

Thai Government Introduces Destination Visa for Digital Nomads and Long-Term Workers

Official data from the Board of Investment (BOI) reveals that Thailand has issued working visas and work permits to over 56,000 foreign experts engaged in projects that promote investment. Moreover, the Long-Term Resident (LTR) visa program now boasts over 4,000 holders from diverse countries, including the US, Russia, the UK, China, Germany, Japan, and France. This particular type of visa is designed for specialists, remote workers, wealthy individuals, and retirees with companions, offering perks such as a ten-year residency, substantial tax reductions for specialists, and less frequent immigration check-ins.

Full story: National News Bureau of Thailand

Krajangwit Johjit
National News Bureau of Thailand


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