The New Thai Driving Test


Ask any foreigner who has sat the Thai driving exam and they will tell you it’s a joke on account of it being ridiculously easy to obtain. But as with most laws enforced since the politic troubles of May, things are changing. Officials are now making it harder to obtain a Thai driving license and […]

Black LIsted Visa



From March / April 2016 a black listing is set to be put in place for over stays on your visa, as was announced by the immigration bureau chief. Under the rules that currently stand at the moment, you are only subject to a fine and would be able to enter the Kingdom of Thailand […]

Change to UK pension law Thailand


Due to upcoming changes in UK pension law Thailand and EU directives, British expats and people who have worked in the UK and paid into company/private pension schemes can currently move their pension offshore and receive their UK pension gross of income tax. Sadly as of 5th April 2015 this will come to an end […]

Foreigners Working in Thailand – Do you Need a Work Permit for All Work?

Foreigners Working in Thailand – Do you Need a Work Permit for All Work?


The Rules for Foreigners Working in Thailand! New Work Permit exemptions were clarified by the Department of Employment in Thailand in March 2015. They produced a document that specifically states that certain activities are not considered “work” and this has been added to the amended Foreign Workers Act, B.E. 2551 (2008) Here is a list […]

Starting A Business In Thailand


So you’re thinking of settling and starting a business in Thailand? Slow your roll, sadly it’s not as simple as all that. There are many legislations to look through, forms to fill out and standards to meet. Luckily for you guys LOVEPATTAYA have spoken to our business owning contacts for a chat about the ins […]

Divorce In Thailand


Need some advice on Divorce in Thailand? You gave it your best shot but things just aren’t working out, you’re getting ready to file for divorce. One of the most stressful things you may ever do and LOVEPATTAYA want to help make it as stress-free as possible. Now as with everywhere else in the world […]

Marriage Law Thailand


So you met a girl and you’re done playing the field, you want to settle down and get married. To give you a bit of useful advice LOVEPATTAYA have been through sources to find you all the legal information you are going to need for the big day. Like any other special occasion, marriage takes […]

Thailand Prenuptial Agreement


The Thailand prenuptial agreement or a premarital agreement is a written contract between two people before they are to be married. The contract is basically a list of all the property, assets and debts each person has. It also states what each person has the right to if you separate. LOVEPATTAYA believes this is something […]