For Some Expats Thailand is No Longer an Affordable Paradise

Changes to immigration laws and the rising Baht over the past several years is persuading many expats it’s time to move on.

For Some Expats Thailand is No Longer an Affordable Paradise

For decades, the lure of Thailand’s Land of Smiles drew both working and retired expats in droves to its warm weather, glorious beaches, friendly locals and laid-back lifestyle. Many of those attracted by Thailand’s cheap cost of living, easy long-stay visas, traditional culture and friendly locals were single, elderly men looking to bring a new […]

Thailand’s Immigration Changes Retirement Visa Rules Confusing Many Expats and Immigration Officials

“Foreigners now need to keep 800k in Thai bank for three months AFTER their retirement extension is granted.”

Thailand’s Immigration Changes Retirement Visa Rules Confusing Many Expats and Immigration Officials

  BANGKOK – Days after new rules changed how visas are processed for foreign retirees some Expats in Thailand and Immigration Officials are confused with the new requirement provoking a lot of concern for people making applications for ‘Retirement’ and ‘Marriage’ visas so they can remain in the Kingdom. Khaosod English News reported that immigration […]