If you wish to establish a business presence
in Thailand, We can advise on the legal entity that best
suits your requirements. We are efficient, cost effective
and experienced, and our excellent relationship with the
relevant government departments means that we can get you
started in business as quickly as possible.
The private limited company is a
popular vehicle for many who wish to establish a business in
Thailand. Yet without the proper advice, forming a company
that fully meets your needs can be difficult. It is vitally
important that the initial set up of the company is
completed to provide maximum protection to the principal,
whether a Thai citizen or foreign national. P&A Notary can
advise you on how to insert clauses in the company's
Articles of Incorporation and first shareholders meeting
that fully protects your interests. We can guide you through
the process of company name searching, producing the
promoter's document, formal registration of the company, and
obtaining VAT, tax identification numbers, and Social
Security Fund registration. If all required documentation is
available, companies can be incorporated in about ten
working days, but because collecting the documents usually
takes time, the average time taken is about one month.
If you are, or are intending to employ foreign
nationals, our legal team can incorporate your company to
allow it to apply for alien work permits. The work permit
regulations are exacting, so the company must be
incorporated with the work permit requirements fully in
mind. We have an excellent track record in this area and we
work closely with our clients and the Labour Department to
ensure successful applications.
By choosing us to
incorporate your company, you can be assured of full
protection of your investment, low incorporation costs, no
hidden charges, and free consultation and advice during the
incorporation process. We handle all of the requirements of
the Thai authorities, and our messengers can bring the
required documents to your door, so you don't even have to
leave your home or office.
foreign company may choose to set up a branch office in
order to do business in Thailand, as an alternative to
forming a limited company. The regulations and capital
requirements for setting up branch offices are complex and
without the right advice can lead to severe problems for the
We have a wealth of experience in
setting up branch offices for both small foreign companies
wishing to trade in Thailand and large corporate concerns.
With P&A Notary, you can be confident that your Thailand
branch office is set up to maximise your business potential
authoroties require companies doing business in specific
industries to obtain licence certificates.
Investment Application For Promotion
Thailand's Board of
Investment Promotion (BOI) is increasingly active in
securing inward investment into Thailand. The BOI is
promoting the following five target industries:
Agriculture and agricultural products.
particularly leather, garments, and jewellery
Automotive assembly and parts and components industries
ICT and electronics industries
* High value added
services such as call centres, regional operating
headquarters, and high value added printing and packaging.
There are considerable advantages to achieving BOI
promotion status, but the application process needs to be
managed with care to maximise the chances of approval.
Contact us if you are thinking of applying.
Businesses who wish to import or export goods from
Thailand are required to hold a valid Customs card.
If your business wishes to retail
alcoholic beverages, it will need an Alcohol Licence. There
are two types, a licence to sell alcohol products made in
Thailand only, and a licence to sell alcohol products from
Food And Beverage Licence
restaurants, cafes, and bars must have a valid Food and
Beverage Licence to sell food and non-alcoholic drinks.
We also deal with factory licences, VAT registration,
obtaining Tax ID numbers, Social Security Fund registration,
and all types of special licences. Our Legal Services
Division would be happy to discuss your licencing
Hin forming a company