It is not
easy to obtain the Thailand citizenship, it is a
long process but if you really want to spend the
rest of your life in Thailand the waiting will be
rewarded. To apply for the Thailand citizenship you
have to meet some criteria such as: to have a
positive background and behaviour, because your
political background, criminal record and drug
involvement will be checked.
You age must be at
least 18 and you have to be major in your origin
have a job in Thailand your income must reach a
minimum of 80.000 baht per month. If you live in
Thailand because you graduated a university, are married or
have a child here, you have to have a minimum 30.000 baht
income and have all the taxes paid for the last 3 years.
You must have
lied in this country for 5 years, continuously, prior to
apply for the Thailand citizenship. You must know the
national anthem, to be able to sing it and of course, you
have to know the Thai language, listening, understanding and
Next you have
to pass the interview with the government’s
officers, in Thai, of course.
applicants receive the points as it follows: 25
points for education and age, 35 points for
occupation, 10 points if you know the Thai language,
10 points for personality, 10 points for the
relationship you have with Thailand and its people
and 10 points for your Thailand residence’s length.
You have to score a minimum of 50 points for a
consideration qualification. You have to come with
two guarantors for your assets and behaviour but the
relatives are not allowed.
For the Thailand
citizenship are necessary to have: 5 copies of your
passport, 5 copies of your marriage registration (they have
to be in the Thai language), 5 copies of documents that
verifies the address you have in Thailand, 5 copies of your
work permit, 2 copies of your guarantors’ house
registrations and IDs, 5 copies of your house registration.
If you have a wife/husband and children, you have to
bring a copy of the children’s birth certifications
and a copy of your life partner’s passport or ID.
The other documents are: 2 copies of the partnership
or company registration, list of shareholders,
licenses from the organization where you work, a
document form the bank to show that you have the
minimum 80.000 baht, a document that attests that
you paid your taxes in the last 3 years, 2 documents
attesting your educational background and of your
children, a document that verifies your occupation
from your work place; your salary and your position
must be specified in this document, a document that
verifies that you have
reached the majority in our country, a
document that verifies your charities donations-over 5000
baht and the money have to be donated a long time ago not
with few time before applying for the Thailand citizenship,
a dozen of 2.5x2.5 inches photographs.