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Non-immigrant Visa (for business), is a visa for foreigners who wants to conduct business or invest in Thailand.

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Why Apply For a Business Visa Through The Thaiger?

A business visa is one of the hardest visas to obtain in Thailand, but we’ve got you covered. All you have to do is click apply now, give us your information, and we’ll do the rest of the hard work.

What is a business visa?

Non-Immigrant B Visa (for business), also called Business Visas are for foreign nationals who wish to do business or invest in Thailand or foreign nationals who wish to apply for a work permit in Thailand. This visa is not the same as a work permit that allows you to take up jobs in Thailand. Still, you need a business visa to apply for a Thai Work Permit.

Thai Business Visas are available as single or multiple entries. You will be expected to report your status when you leave and re-enter Thailand while on a multiple entry visa. If your Thai Business Visa is for a single entry, your visa will expire as soon as you leave the country.

* Note that nationals of certain countries are required to apply for a visa only at the Royal Thai Embassy or Royal Thai Consulate-General in their home/residence country.

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How to apply for a thailand business visa

Thailand has various conditions that must be met for a new recruit to receive a work visa from both your company and your workers. Be informed with our help. Know the steps and procedures for an easy transaction.

Choose the visa type

There are several types of Business Visa. Choose the most appropriate one for your specific needs.

Fill out contact details

Fill out personal details, such as name, nationality, passport number, etc.

Submit Your Application Form

We’ll review and submit your application, making sure that it will get approved.

Wait for notification

All you have to do now is wait for your visa. We’ll notify you when it’s ready.

What are the basic requirements for Thailand Business Visa?

The company you are going to work with, or the company you set up, must meet the following requirements.

Registered capital

To receive a business visa, the company must have 2 million Thai Baht paid-up cash and must be registered in Thailand. If the company wants to acquire a business visa for two individuals, the company must have paid-up capital of 4 million Thai Baht.

Number of Thai staff

The company must have a ratio of at least four Thai employees for every foreigner and at least 4 Thai workers are needed in order to obtain one business visa. In short, if the company request 2 business visa, it must have 8 Thai employees.

Value added tax

The company must file with the Revenue Department for VAT and pay VAT regularly. There are no clear rules and regulations about how the business can pay, but on a case by case basis, the Immigration Officer may accept it.

Personal Documents

For your business visa to be approved, you will need to provide three personal documents. Original and signed copies of your passport, three colour copies of your passport, and proof of your flight tickets will be required.

Company Documents

1. WP3 (Pre-approved Work Permit).
2. Company registration documents
3. Phor Phor 01 (VAT Registration)
4. Phor Phor 20 (VAT Certificate)
5. Phor Phor 09 (if any)
6. PND1, Phor Phor 30 and Social Security contribution for the latest 3 months
7. Employment Contract
8. Guarantee Letter addressed to the Thai Embassy

The applicant will be given a Single-Entry Non-B visa and the Thai work permit will be applied immediately after arriving in Thailand.

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Customer Reviews


The agency provided quick, good service and kept me fully informed, they were impressively quick to react to my e-mails and I had the required my business visa within 3 days.
Will use them again definitely.
Thank you!

James C.


Thank you the Thaiger for giving me good information, I have always thought of setting up a business in Thailand. Now with your services I have gathered enough information to apply for this visa.

Jenny Petrov


Inquired, now just waiting for approval, thank you for you service 5 stars.

Michelle P.


Thank you The Thaiger for this service, working takes pretty much all my time, now this is one less thing that I need to worry about! 5 stars

Kathrina C.


“The Non-Immigrant B-A Visa is for foreign nationals who wish to start a business or invest in a Thai company in Thailand.” this is what im looking for will enquire now to see if this service is a possiblity for me.

Liz Wood


I got contacted within two hours. The person explained to me everything very patiently, which is nice because with all the document preparation one can really go lost

Loren Methon


Just got the application form today from the thaiger’s partners, it was an effortless proceedure, I have sent the form back and now just waiting on approval.

Jason Watt


The process was a lot easier with the company rather than if I had to do it alone.

Wandy Pires

What are the categories of business visa?

Below are the business visa categories we offer. You can choose one depending on your specific needs. If you aren’t sure, feel free to reach out to us and we’ll discuss your options.

The Non-Immigrant B Visa is for foreign nationals who want to do business in Thailand. Those who need to apply for a work permit in Thailand and take up a job opportunity can also apply for this visa. The issuance of this visa largely depends on the application’s intent.

The visa must be used within one year after its issuance. You are, however, expected to leave and re-enter Thailand every 90 days by air, sea or land transport,

Key Points:

  • For foreign nationals wishing to do business in Thailand
  • Must be used within one year after its issuance.
  • With this visa, you are expected to leave and re-enter Thailand every 90 days.

The Non-Immigrant B-A Visa is for foreign nationals who want to start a business or invest in a Thai company. The company that you are investing in or conducting business with may apply for this type of visa on your behalf.

The holder of a Category B-A visa can stay for one year from their first day of arrival in Thailand.

Key Points:

  • For foreign nationals who want to start a business or invest in a Thai company in Thailand.
  • The associated company may apply for this visa on your behalf.
  • You can stay in Thailand for a year, starting from the first day of your arrival in Thailand.

The Non-Immigrant IB Visa is for foreign nationals hired by the Board of Investment of Thailand to work on investment projects.

Such projects must be involved in or bring benefit to Thailand in the following ways: export-promotion, increasing employment, utilizing local raw materials, projects engaging the provinces, and encouraging technology transfer to Thai nationals, not hindering existing domestic businesses.

Key Points:

  • For foreign nationals hired by the Board of Investment of Thailand to work on investment projects.
  • Projects must be involved in or bring benefit to Thailand.
  • Project should not hinder any existing domestic businesses.



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Travel for work
Non-Immigrant B
(Business visa)

Enter Thailand for business meetings/conferences
Must have company invitation before applying

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    • Visa consultation
    • Coordination with the inviting company for required documents
    • Preparation of invitation letter and documents
    • All service fees
    • Excludes visa fee, paid at the Thai Embassy
    • Excludes courier fee to send the documents to the applicant


฿23,000 / year

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Visa Extention
Non-Immigrant B
(Extending Existing Business visa)

Must have a Non-Immigrant B visa before applying
Supporting applications in Bangkok only

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    • Fixed-rate/No hidden cost
    • Pre-application visa consultation
    • Preparation of documentary requirments and official forms
    • Certificate of tax and company documents
    • Accompany client to the immigration office (including traveling fees)
    • Post application consultation
    • Visa fees
    • Excluded 7% VAT
    • Excluded visa extension process


฿33,100 / year

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Relocate for work
Non-Immigrant B-A
(Business Approved visa)

Relocating to Thailand for a job
Must have an employer in Thailand before applying
Supporting applications in Bangkok only

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    • Work Permit and visa consultation
    • Visa & work permit fees
    • All service fees
    • Process WP3 (Pre-approved work permit)
    • Preparation of invitation letter and company documents for the Thai Embassy or Consulate
    • Non-Immigrant B visa with 90 days validity
    • Work permit application process
    • 4 trips to Labor Office (including traveling fees)
    • Post application consultation
    • Excluded visa extension process


฿20,000 / year

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Work Permit


Must have a visa before applying
Supporting applications in Bangkok only

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    • Work Permit and visa consultation
    • Work permit fees
    • All service fees
    • Preparation of all official forms for the Labor Office
    • 2 trips to the Labor office (including traveling fee)
    • Post application consultation
    • Exclude visa extension

Explore Thailand while running your own business legally by having business visa.

When they say that I could get my visa in just a few clicks, they’re not lying. The application process was very confusing for me, but the Thaiger managed to make it simpler. I had so many questions, and they answered everything clearly. I can now do my business in peace as I know what I’m doing is legal and comply with the rules!

Top tip: Don’t be too shy to ask questions. The application process is confusing for everyone, but the team is ready to help.

Thai Business Visa Application Requirements

When you want to set up or conduct a business in Thailand, several documents are required for your business visa application.

1. Passport – Must be valid for at least six months and has at least two blank visa pages and a passport-sized picture with a white background.

2. Visa application form – The form must be completed and signed.

3. Financial requirement – Proof of sufficient financial means to cover the duration of your stay. You need 20,000 Thai Baht if you travel alone and 40,000 Thai Baht if you travel as a family.

4. A letter from your employer – Must state your position, how long you have been employed, your salary, and the reason for your visit.

Join the many satisfied customers who’ve got their Business Visa with The Thaiger.

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Other Types of Visa The in Thailand

Want to live and work in Thailand? Or do you need to conduct business in the Land of Smiles? Below are some visa types offered in Thailand.

Employment Visa

For foreign workers who intend to work in Thailand, an employment visa is the correct visa type. Let the Thaiger advise and support through all of the application processes and get more advantages.

Education Visa

Make your journey more meaningful by learning and travelling at the same time. With an education visa, you can study the Thai language while enjoying the country’s beauty. An education visa also allows you to study other things, even recreational learning such as Scuba Diving or Thai Boxing.

Marriage Visa

A marriage visa is one of the most difficult visas to obtain in Thailand. If you are legally married to a Thai national and have met the requirements, we’ll help make the process easier.

Thailand Elite Visa

The Thai Elite Visa allows you to reside in Thailand for long-term (5, 10, or 20 years). It comes with many benefits as well. If you are an investor or a businessman who travel to Thailand multiple times a year, this visa is ideal for you.

Other Visa

Looking for other visa types not listed above? We’ve got you. Thailand offers many options for its visitors, and we strive to help you access those options more easily.

Visa Services

The Thaiger visa services ensure a hassle-free visa application to Thailand. Don’t worry about getting it done on your own because we’re here to do the legwork. If you need a visa extension, renewal, 90-day reporting, cancellation, or even a visa run while in Thailand, we are always ready to help. Let us help make your stay in the Land of Smiles more convenient.

Thailand Elite Visa

Thailand can be your second home with the Thailand Elite Visa, which allows you to stay in the country for five to 20 years. With the Thailand Elite Visa, you can skip the hassle of 90-day reporting, an extension of stay, and more requirements you may face when dealing with visa applications or extensions.

With the Thai Elite Visa, you only have to complete visa runs once. It’s an ideal choice for digital nomads and retirees who don’t want to be bothered by the existing complicated rules that change regularly. It suits investors and business people who travel to Thailand multiple times a year as well.

Besides allowing you to stay in Thailand for up to 20 years, the Thailand Elite Visa also grants you various privileges, such as first-class accommodations, airport service, priority treatment at Thai immigration, investment opportunities, healthcare benefits, and even prestigious golf club memberships. Your family members can also get some of these privileges, including an airport fast track service.

Frequently Asked Questions about Business Visa

However, business visas are valid for a period of 90 days and the business visa on arrival is valid for 14 days after issued.

The consular officer will also hold on to your passport and papers after the visa interview to finish processing your application.

If the consulate accepts your immigrant visa application, it takes 7 to 10 days to get your passport back.

In order to enter Thailand first and then set up a business, you will need to get at least a Thai non-immigrant visa.

You have to show that your business has a paid-up registered capital of 2,000,000 baht in order to qualify for a work permit. Similarly, there must have been at least 4 Thai employees working.

You will need to obtain B visa if you wish to do business in Thailand.

Preparing documents provided by the organization. Submitting the necessary documents to the consulate. Paying the consular fees by check, credit card or by cash. Then the visa application is reviewed and processed.

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