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OPERATING A BUSINESS RELATED TO RESTAURANT, PUB-BAR IN THAILAND

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OPERATING A BUSINESS RELATED TO RESTAURANT, PUB-BAR IN THAILAND

Preamble 

By far once a foreign investor arrives in a country from abroad, mostly some of such foreign investors are interesting in opening a restaurant and/or a pub-bar business of their home-country culinary.  So as to be an exotic meal for the locals therein.  Thus, there be of several legal matters to be concerned and encompassed thereto, which we hereby detail in-brief as follows:

1.         Corporate Legal Works

  • A Commercial Registration (if any),
  • A Thai Limited Company formation / establishment,
  • Shares Register Book and Shares Certificate preparation,
  • Related agreements e.g. Shareholder Agreement, Loan Agreement, Shares Pledge  Agreement, Franchise Agreement, Licensing Agreement and so forth,
  • Value Added Tax registration (if any),
  • Social Security Office registration (if any),
  • Foreign Business License and/or Certificate application (if any).

2.         Permits and Licenses 

  • Food Selling License,
  • Food Storage License (if any),
  • Alcohol Selling License (import and/or domestic ones),
  • Cigarette Selling License (import and/or domestic ones),
  • License to perform or play music in public, obtained from a music-industry royalty agent (if any).

3.         Visa and Work Permit

  •   Non Immigrant-B Visa,
  •   Work Permit.

4.         Intellectual Property Work

  •  Trademark registration.

The Tentative / Brief Process of Such Business(s) Operation 

A foreigner could operate such restaurant / pub-bar by himself / herself or cooperating with a Thai partner(s) so as to establish a Thai Limited Company with ease.  Otherwise, should such to be set up business is 50% or more of foreign shareholding scheme, a Foreign Business License (List 3 (19)) / Certificate is required to be obtained prior to operating such restaurant, pub-bar business.  Then, several of said foregoing agreements, as sampled, could be a mechanism to pursue of one’s business objectives.

Prior to a foreigner applies for his / her Visa and/or Work Permit, a Valued Added Tax (“VAT”) and Social Security Office (“SSO”) registrations are so required since the VAT, SSO documents are needed to be supplemented to one’s Visa and/or Work Permit application(s).

Prior to operating a restaurant, pub-bar business, the Food Selling License, Food Storage License (if any), Alcohol and/or Cigarette Selling License are required to be applied and obtained prior to the actual business operation / launch-up.  Unless otherwise, such entrepreneur shall be subject to penalty of imprisonment or fine by virtue of Thai law(s), at which could effect on of his / her good-standing immigration records / status.

 

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A foreigner could operate such restaurant / pub-bar by himself / herself or cooperating with a Thai partner(s) so as to establish a Thai Limited Company with ease. Otherwise, should such to be set up business is 50% or more of foreign shareholding scheme, a Foreign Business License (List 3 (19)) / Certificate is required to be obtained prior to operating such restaurant, pub-bar business. Then, several of said foregoing agreements, as sampled, could be a mechanism to pursue of one’s business objectives.

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