The Immigration Bureau have recently announced new visa regulations in accordance with the Orders of the Royal Thai Police Headquarter Nos. 777/2551 and 778/2551 which now have been effective since 25 November 2008. Accordingly, the Order No. 606/2549 has been repealed.
The Ministry of Labour has issued a new Ministerial Regulation (“MR”) in respect of work permit applications. This MR was issued in accordance with the provisions of the Working of Aliens Act B.E. 2551 (2008), has been effective from 14 June 2011, and implemented since 1 July 2011.