Thailand’s SMART Visa Programme
The SMART Visa, launched 1 February 2018 is a new type of visa designed to attract highly skilled manpower and investors to help accelerate the development of the country’s targeted industries.
What is a SMART Visa?
The SMART Visa program is designed to enhance Thailand’s attractiveness in drawing science and technology experts, senior executives, investors and Startups. A SMART Visa is offered to foreign experts, executives, entrepreneurs and investors who wish to enter into the Kingdom of Thailand to work or to invest in the following “10 S-Curve” industries or the country’s targeted industries.
- Next-Generation Automotive
- Smart Electronics
- Affluent, Medical and Wellness Tourism
- Agriculture and Biotechnology
- Food for the Future
- Automation and Robotics
- Aviation and Logistics
- Biofuels and Biochemicals
- Medical Hub
Visa Type Category Purpose SMART T Highly-Skilled Experts (Talents) I Investors E Senior executives S Startup entrepreneurs O Spouse and Children of SMART Visa holders
For more information, Click BOI-brochure 2018-smart visa-EN-20180125_97687_87299
Royal Thai Embassy in New Delhi
29 January 2018