Highly-Skilled Professionals

Qualifications and Criteria

Personal Income

  • Personal income of a minimum of USD 80,000/year in the past two years
  • In case of personal income below USD 80,000/year but no less than USD 40,000/year in the past two years or before retirement, applicants must have a Master’s degree or above in science and technology or special expertise relevant to the job assignment in Thailand
  • No minimum personal income for professionals working for Thai government agencies

Current Employer

  • Business or higher education institution, research institution, specialized training institution, or Thai government agency in any targeted industries


  • At least 5 years of work experience in the targeted industries except for applicants with a PhD or above in the relevant fields of the targeted industries or applicants working for Thai government agencies

Health Insurance

  • Health insurance with at least USD 50,000 coverage or social security benefits insuring treatment in Thailand or at least USD 100,000 deposit