Working Illegally in Thailand

Working Illegally in Thailand

From time to time it does make the press when a foreigner or a few of them are caught and arrested in Thailand for working without a work permit. Working illegally has many issues for both the employer and employee in Thailand. We have listed the current penalties for working illegally in Thailand.

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Foreign Journalists working in Thailand

Foreign Journalists working in Thailand

If you are a foreign journalist going to or wanting to work in Thailand then there are a few basic rules which you need to meet. The requirements for a work permit in Thailand for a foreign journalist is listed as follows by the Foreign Correspondents Club in Thailand. Note what needs to be applied for and also the procedure as it is not the same as other work permits.

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Thai Work Permit Fees

Thai Work Permit Fees

The Thai government fees for a work permit in Thailand varies according to the length of time of the work permit. Most work permits in Thailand tend to be 1 year work permits as it is normally based on the length of the contract. Most employment contracts in Thailand are 12 month contracts hence the work permit will be as long as the contract is for. If you have a 3 year contract the government fees with be for a 3 year work permit.

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