Branch Office in Thailand - Juslaws & Consult Co., Ltd
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What is a Branch Office in Thailand?


Branch office can derive from business in Thailand and can sell goods and services within that branch office.

How to open and setup a Branch Office of Foreign Company in Thailand?


Similarly to the representative office, to open branch office of foreign company in Thailand you must apply for Foreign Business License (FBL) under the category which best fits your business activities in Thailand. Foreign Business License takes a period of at least 60 days from the date the application in order to receive a grant or denial. Once Foreign Business License has been approved, the branch office is then considered registered.

Characteristics and requirements to open a Branch Office in Thailand?


1.
There are no specifics or limitations to foreign or Thai shareholding such as that in a Thai limited company
2.
A minimum capital of 3 million THB must be brought into the country prior to such a grant of foreign business license which shall be brought in accordingly:
A.
No less than 25% of 3 million must be remitted into the country within the first three months approval
B.
During the first year, at least 50% of the capital must be remitted
C.
The remainder of 25% of the capital must be remitted each year after that.
3.
Must have at least on Agent in order to look after the management and the day to day of branch office.
4.
Submission of taxes every fiscal year that consist of the details of the business development, in a report form, and financial reports and taxes to the Revenue Department.

As your kind of business, we recommend you to discuss with professional prior to apply for any registered offices in Thailand.

Why should you setup a Branch Office with Juslaws?


At Juslaws & Consult we assist with a vast amount of incorporated and un-incorporated entities suitable for your needs and business outlook. If you would like to start your business in Thailand. We will support you and your business with our professional team of corporate lawyers for preparing, submission, registration and opening branch office. Please contact us today at our Bangkok or Phuket office.

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CHRISTIAN MOSER

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