The investment visa (non-immigrant IM visa) is issued to foreigners who bring in THB 10 million into Thailand by one investment or a combination of purchasing a condominium or property, buying government bonds or putting it into a fixed deposit account in a Thai bank.
Investment visa holders are not allowed to earn a salary but can stay in Thailand for an unlimited period as long as the visa is renewed annually.
Length of stay
The investment visa is valid for 90 days and has to be used within three months.
Documents needed to apply for the investment visa include:
Visa application form
Passport with a validity of six months
Evidence of an investment of THB 10 million (ie bank statement, sale and purchase agreement or foreign exchange transfer form)
Letter from the Board of Investment