Prenuptial Agreements

Thailand

This is all about prenuptial agreements. Not being an expert in Thai contract law I decided to look at what effect is given to prenuptial agreements in Thailand. I found that generally speaking, so long as the Prenuptial agreement is registered at the time of the marriage the courts in Thailand will uphold the agreement.

Which US Visa to use in Thailand

Thailand

Do you know which US visa to use in Thailand? The CR1 and IR1 visa (CR-1 if married less than two years, IR-1 if married more than two years to your Thai Spouse) visa is an immigrant visa, the holder of which is lawfully admitted for permanent residence immediately upon arrival in the United States.

Affidavit of support for a fiancee

Thailand

This it the Affidavit of support for a Thai fiancee. When a US Citizen sponsors a Thai fiancé or spouse for immigration to the United States. The US Citizen must show that he/she can support the Thai immigrant. The US government is interested in making sure that an immigrant brought to the US (for our Read More

Advance Parole

Thailand

Advance Parole gives a Thai fiancée the right to re-enter the United States on a K-1 Visa after leaving the country. This is important because your fiancée cannot leave the country on a K1 Visa. Then return without obtaining this crucial travel document.

K3 Visa in Thailand

Thailand

Essentially the K3 Visa in Thailand was designed as a fast alternative to the immigrant visas (IR1/CR1). K3’s are a non-immigrant visa so one cannot stay indefinitely in the United States on one of these visas. For the Thai/American couple looking to immigrate to the USA, the K-3 is a good choice if time is Read More

Work Permit and Visa

Thailand

Lets tlak about your Work Permit and Visa. If you are going to work in Thailand then you can apply for a work permit while holding a number of Thai visas. Most people work in Thailand after obtaining a Thai Business Visa to apply for the visa. This visa has to be applied for at Read More

Visa on Arrival

Thailand

The visa on arrival is a visa waiver. Certain nationalities can enter Thailand for a period of 90 days while others are allowed in for 30 days. There are also those who obtain 14 days on arrival while other will need to show money when arriving at an immigration check point. These do change so Read More

Change of Visa Status

Thailand

You can have a change of visa status in Thailand without the need to leave the country. Its not very common but there are those expats who change visa status from time to time. This as they work then dont work. The most common one are those who have a marriage visa for Thailand. Then Read More

Thai Immigration Forms

Thai Immigration Forms These are most of the Thai immigration forms. You will notice that there are many but for most in Thailand there will be use for only a handful of these. We have highlighted those that might be of interest to an expat in Thailand. The more common Thai immigration forms. These will Read More

K1 Visa Process

Thailand

Before getting into the K1 Visa Process I would always advise obtaining competent legal advice from a licensed American attorney. Thailand can be very difficult to start the process however thousands have completed the process without many problems.