Bank of Thailand relaxes rules on Foreign Exchange Transactions

As the Thai Baht is under pressure due to imbalanced capital flows, thus unusually strong in comparison to foreign currencies, the Ministry of Finance (MOF) and the Bank of Thailand (BOT) decided to loosen rules to facilitate capital outflows. MOF and BOT expect these measures will lessen pressure on the Thai Baht. These regulations are effective since November 8th, 2019 and include facilitations on:

Read more


Hua Hin Court rules on Airbnb in Thailand

A court in Hua Hin, Prachuap Kirikan Province, has decided that Airbnb is illegal in Thailand, and thereby added to the uncertainty connected with the use of this very popular app.

Airbnb is a US-American company founded in 2008. It operates in the hospitality field and offers an online marketplace for individuals to rent or lease out their accommodation on a short-term basis.

Read more


Thailand Immigration confirms new overstay rules are now official

The website of the Thailand Immigration Bureau in Bangkok has on 22nd July 2014 posted a new announcement regarding its rules for overstay. Today’s announcement is further confirmation on the proposed crackdown on foreigners overstaying in Thailand, which was reported earlier this month.The announcement which is written in both English and Thai details the penalties for overstay as follows:

Read more