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Traits Of A Thailand Work Permit

You do not need a lot of paper work or documents to work in Thailand if you have the legitimate visa and authentic work permit. The work permit is required to be kept in office where you work so that it is available for the immigration officer for inspection always.


To avail a work permit for Thailand you should either have immigrant visa or a non immigrant B visa. The non immigrant B visa is requested by a couple of embassies to give you work permit or a module WP2 for a work permit application which will be a condition for the issuance of an immigrant visa which is not a B.


There are no hard and fast rules of applying for a work permit in Thailand; it can be pertain for both visa and non immigrant visa. Only non Thailand residents with non immigrant OA visa (retirement) will not be permitted a work permit for Thailand.


You are given a work permit only on the condition that your course of work will be legitimate and not contradict with any Thai law of work and labor. It should be in accordance with the traits and customs of Thailand work styles. The work permit will give permission to practice trade only which is stated in the work booklet and the trade is allowed only in trade places and locations permitted by the Thai law.


Foreigners who are interested to work in Thailand are obliged to submit certain documents to apply for the Thai work permit. These documents include a request for work permit singed by the applicant, copy of departure card, map of the company you wish to work in with the signatures of its mangers/ owner, copy of applicants passport, medical certificates, three colored photographs, copies of training certificates or diploma degrees, marriage certificate is case of spouse being a Thai, and tax forms.

Klong Son Beach is good for:

peace and quiet

sandy beach



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Klong Son beach (or Had Klong Son) is located on the north of Koh Chang. Nice bay at the very top of the island. Pure white sand stretch of beach, shaded with coconut trees. Klong Son gets very low numbers of visitors with the bulk of the backpackers and tourists alike speeding south enroute to Koh Chang's finer and more popular stretches of sand.

White Sand Beach is good for:

night live

sandy beach

variety of restaurants


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Koh Chang's most famous stretch of sand, at over 2km long there's certainly room for everyone! Lined with bungalows, food stalls and shops this is one of the best beaches in all of Thailand.

Klong Phrao Beach is good for:

tranquil surroundings

gorgeous rocky landscape

all sorts of activities

quiet and peaceful

Short description:

Situated on the somewhat less glamorous, northern side of the Koh Chang Island, Klong Prao isn’t all that much of tourist destination, especially for those who are in need of a true holiday experience of the exotic kind.

Lonely Beach is good for:

great sunset

cheap and peaceful retreat

all sorts of beach activities

perfect for family

Short description:

Also known as Kai Bae Beach, this is the spot to catch a great sunset! A few small shops and food stalls are along the beach, a good spot to chill out away from the crowds at White Sands Beach.

Bangbao Bay is good for:


seafood restaurants



Short description:

A well-sheltered bay with a small and quiet beach. It is a fishing community where residents still live in houses built on stilts and are connected by wooden bridges. There are a growing number of tourist shops, scuba dive outlets and seafood restaurants offering a good selection of seafood.

Salak Khok Bay is good for:

pretty, unspoiled area

traditional Thai community


quiet and peaceful

Short description:

There aren’t so much attraction in Salak Kok, but tourists can Kayak among the mangroves. Salak Kok Bay still has a fishing community that doesn’t change so much in many years, a great place to see the real traditional Thai community.



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