Living in ThailandLife in Thailand
Life in Thailand
Please see our Thailand trip guide for up-to-date information on Thailand's legislation and practices, security and emergency situations. Please see our Thailand Entrance Regulations in our Trip Advisory Service. When you need to obtain a Thai National Tourist Visas before entering Thailand, please check with the closest Thai Ambassador. When you are already in Thailand, please consult the Thai Migration Bureau for all your visas and migration needs.
Also see Frequently Asked Question about Visa by the Thai Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Please see our Thailand tips. There are no mutual health treaties between Thailand and the United Kingdom. It is advisable to take out full health and traveller's health cover before entering the state. Please see the Thailand insurers page.
It is also important to ensure that you have UK healthcare coverage or you will be billed by NHS for any healthcare you get in the UK. The majority of Thailand's insurers offer healthcare and healthcare coverage only for persons up to 70 years of life. The majority of Thailand's privately owned clinics have an overseas connection unit with English-speaking employees to support the patient, their families and insurers.
They can find English speakers in Thailand. It is also worth checking if your recipes are lawful in Thailand. For information on importing medicines into Thailand, see the Royal Thai Ambassy, London. They must seek authorisation to introduce medicines containing either narcotics or psychotropics into the state. When you are planning: You must obtain a non-immigrant visas at a Royal Thai Ambassador and, once you have them, a work permits.
It is advisable to make precautions through your employers or volunteers and ask your local Thai Ambassador for information and guidance. Their voluntary organization must be officially certified by the Thai Ministry of Commerce. If you have previously resided or worked in Thailand, you can request a Thai criminal record.
If you have been asked to produce your British criminal record, you can request a criminal record. For information on Thailand taxation, see Thailand IRS. Advise on how to make your income taxation in Thailand. It is possible that you can take out social insurance abroad to cover your state pension and your right to other services and supplements.
View your benefit when you are living, moving or travelling abroad. View travelling abroad and travelling by car in Thailand. UK nationals living abroad may participate in some UK polls - you must be registered as a foreign national. Look what to do after someone deaths and grief information for Thailand. View UK Fare Application forms for UK Fare Clearance Documents and receive an accident management certificate (sometimes also known as an accident management passport).
The following numbers are available in Thailand: When you need help urgently, please consult your local UK diplomatic mission or local consular office. In principle, foreigners are not permitted to own a country in Thailand. If you are interested in purchasing a real estate or plot of real estate, you should consult a qualified solicitor. If you wish to transfer your annuity to the UK, please consult the International Boarding House Centre.
Final information should be obtained from the Thai authority.