Is Legalisation the Same as Notarisation?

Every official process carried out in any country comes with its own set of rules, forms, timeframes, requests and requirements; and these often differ based on the government agency or organisation you are dealing with. The only constant is documentation, a set of paperwork or online filing which...

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What Is Investment Promotion Certification From the BOI?

The Thai Board of Investment, commonly referred to as the BOI, is a government agency responsible for attracting foreign investment into Thailand through incentives. While it is also now known for being the agency overseeing the new Long-Term Resident (LTR) Visa programme in Thailand, the BOI is...

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On The Long-Term Resident (LTR) Visa in Thailand

It’s 2022, an era of convenience. Despite the everlasting pandemic, its effects and long term impact on the economy, a lot of expats are still choosing to invest and leisure in Thailand. To invest, because of its available opportunities, advanced technology, relatively low minimum wage and accessibility....

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Can a Foreigner Register a Company in Thailand?

The answer to the above question is a resounding yes, but there are certain processes and regulations to adhere to and the best way to proceed is with the assistance of a suitably experienced, qualified and reputable specialist such as Umpire Legal. You will have noticed a number of companies, both...

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Comprehensive Guide to Setting Up A Company in Thailand

Many people that travel to Thailand fall in love with the culture, people, and landscape. It is commonplace to want to settle down here and start a business. Fortunately, the kingdom has a thriving economy that makes it the second largest in Southeast Asia and a legal system that provides foreigners...

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The Legalization of Cannabis in Thailand

Cannabis infused drinks, cannabis cookies, cannabis face cream, cannabis everywhere. A new law recently passed in Thailand legalizing the use of marijuana, cannabis, hemp or “Ganja” and since then there has been no looking back. The production and supplies of products containing this herb has broken...

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