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Phuket: Immigration opens for permanent residence applications

Phuket: Immigration opens for permanent residence applications

BANGKOK: The Immigration Department has opened for applications by foreigners for permanent residence in Thailand, ThaiVisa reports. The application period runs until January 30, a month later than usual.


By The Phuket News

Thursday 15 January 2015, 09:50AM


The residence book for foreigners.

The residence book for foreigners.

ThaiVisa noted, “Although many feared that applications for the 2014 quotas had been shelved completely, as happened in 2010, it turns out that the government was just too busy to prepare to open for applications in December, as is normally the case.

“The necessary order stemming from a cabinet resolution and setting the quotas at 100 per nationality and 50 stateless persons was signed only on December 29 and published in the Royal Gazette on January 6. Therefore everything is just set back by a month.

“According to the announcement in the Royal Gazette, these are clearly the 2014 quotas, so Immigration should open again for applications in December this year.”

The application process is explained here.

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charlie | 16 January 2015 - 16:06:47

Don't use the service of lawyers and don't do it in Phuket.
Lawyers charge hundreds of thousand Baht which is a rip-off and Phuket Immigration is useless as they have to forward all documents to Bangkok.
The best is to do it in Bangkok with all documents.
Bangkok Immigration is very friendly and will help you to do it correctly without asking money.
In Phuket, we are about 230 foreigne...

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