Under the Publishing Act B.E. 2550, a magazine or any printed material issued for the purpose of sale in Thailand requires a publishing license.
The first step in applying for the publishing license is to check if the name of the magazine/printed material is available. Once this is confirmed, an application can be made at the Ministry of Culture, whereby the following requirements will need to be fulfilled:
The business must be registered in Thailand, with at least three-quarter (3/4) Thai directors on the board and no less than 70% Thai shareholding