If you are starting a business in Thailand then you will need to apply for a business license for certain types of trade. If as an example you are starting a bar in Thailand you not only have to be registered for VAT but also for social security. You would also need an entertainment license for the bar. Below are the two main issues with starting a business in Thailand.
Business License Application
There are a number of options when it comes to business registration in Thailand. There are mainly two types of companies which are registered in Thailand. There is the limited company and the unlimited liability company. You can register a company in Thailand within 1 day. Speak to a lawyer in Thailand about company registration.
If you are into tourism and want to register you company to obtain a TAT license then there are certain rules which need to be followed. TAT is very strict about their license which allows you to show you potential customers that the Thai government has certified your business for tourism. See the main webpage for more information about this process in Thailand and what is needed from you.
If you are opening a bar or any form of entertainment venue then you need to obtain an entertainment license in Thailand. Speak to us about what is needed for the entertainment license and how best to obtain it. The government is very strict about the license much like the TAT license process. Call us today about this and also your cigarette and alcohol licenses which needs to be looked at.
With offices in Phuket and Bangkok you can visit any of our offices for a conversation with a lawyer about starting a business in Thailand. You can also call us toll-free if you need more information about the process, cost and how long the licensing takes in Thailand. Call us today or send us an email if you have many questions.