As the Covid-19 pandemic has helped boost the demand for digital nomads, Thailand has yet to formalise a legal way for such workers to stay in the Kingdom. Although Thailand recently announced it is targetting highly paid digital workers to help aid in the country’s economic recovery, it leaves the rest of online workers in the dark. Citing the fact that such wealthier digital nomads would increase spending in the country, the government hasn’t realised that masses of lower-salaried digital nomads could also help the economy. Since Thailand has a low cost of living, even such lower-salaried workers from developed countries are still making much higher salaries than the average Thai person. As more and more countries move to offer digital nomad visas, such workers in Thailand are holding their breaths in hopes of also being granted a special visa for online working.
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10 hours ago, Dr.Sivada said: No future. Once you bring in your fund and investment, you ll not be getting them out out Thailand ever. If you can’t even see that, you deserve to fail. I'd suggest a requirement (to…
On 12/23/2021 at 2:16 PM, LoongFred said: I'd suggest a requirement (to be taxed) of att least 100k/mo from foreign sources so as not to be a burden and maybe contribute to Thai society. Not really that much because around…
8 minutes ago, Zorba_the_Geek said: You are barely literate, yet make draconian rules for others based on what? Greed and selfishness! In your mind "poor = criminal". People like you are part of the social problems that breed crime. You…
22 minutes ago, Marc26 said: You do realize a lot of countries have minimum salaries to qualify for a work permit, right? My salary is This digital nomad push from the Thai government is a short term money grab and a…
On 12/18/2021 at 8:53 PM, Paco said: Let me answer the topic...there is no future for digital nomads, because they not willing to make for once a visa with normal requirements, Thailand is greedy and make stupid requirements ALL the…