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Setting Up of Representative Office in Thailand


Certain conditions apply to those Thai representative offices which require an Alien Business License. It is important to clarify beforehand what constitutes income and subject to Thai taxes. In order to form a representative office, at least one of the following purposes would need to be sought for the purposes of limited “non-trading” activities.


       The business is to source goods or services inThailandfor the headquarters.

       To check the product ordered by the headquarters overseas

       To give advices to the headquarters about the goods to order

       To supply the information of the headquarters' products to the customers inThailand

       To report the economic movement inThailandto the headquarters


To fully understand the conditions which pertain to a representative office inThailand, contact any of our Thai lawyers or any of our foreign lawyers to provide you with guidance when considering to open a representive office inThailand.