Global Employment Solutions & PEO in Thailand

Omnipresent makes it fast and easy to employ remote talent in Thailand. We take care of payroll, compliance, taxes, and admin so you can focus on growing your business.

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What You Need to Know About Employing in Thailand

Don’t risk non-compliance with local employment, social insurance, and tax regulations.

How it works
Payroll & Taxes
Employer Costs
Working Hours
Holidays & Vacation
Types of Leave
Health & Benefits
Termination Laws

How Do Omnipresent Global Employment Solutions Work?

Omnipresent provides global employment solutions and professional employment organisation (PEO) services for companies looking to grow and build out a global team in Thailand. Traditional methods of establishing global employment and subsidiaries in Thailand typically take months and can incur heavy costs. Omnipresent’s global employment solutions and PEO services is helping hundreds of organisations onboard new employees in Thailand in a matter of days with full compliance of local labour laws. We use a tech-forward approach to streamline the process. 

  • Your company conducts the hiring and candidate selection process in Thailand.
  • Omnipresent hires the selected candidate through our local professional employment organisation in Thailand.
  • We take care of ensuring your new employee is hired in compliance with local labour laws, payroll regulations, benefits and more -- all without needing to set up a subsidiary in Thailand.
  • The individual is legally contracted by Omnipresent but assigned to work for your company and reports to a manager or team in your organisation as your full-time employee.
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Payroll & Taxes in Thailand

Employee Income Taxes:

0%: 0 - 150,000 THB

5.00%: 150,001 to 300,000 THB

10.00%: 300,001 to 500,000 THB

15.00%: 500,000 - 750,000 THB

20.00%: 750,000 - 1,000,000 THB

25.00%: 1,000,000 - 2,000,000 THB

30.00%: 2,000,000 - 5,000,000 THB

35.00%: 5,000,000 THB and above

Payroll Cycle:



Employer Costs in Thailand

Employer Contributions:

3.00%: Pension

1.50%: Health Insurance

0.50%: Unemployment

0.2%-1.0%: Work Injury

Employee Contributions:

3.00%: Pension

1.50%: Health Insurance

0.50%: Unemployment


Working Hours in Thailand

Typical Working Hours per Week:

The typical work week in Thailand consists of up to 48 hours per week.

It’s important to note that typical working hours can vary by industry in some countries. Contact our team for the most up-to-date information!

Overtime Laws:

Overtime laws in Thailand are complex and can depend on the specific circumstances and the employee. We are happy to discuss in more detail for a specific context.


Public Holidays & Vacation Time in Thailand

Standard Public Holidays in Thailand

  • New Year’s Day
  • Māgha Pūjā
  • Chakri Memorial Day
  • Songkran
  • Family Day
  • Labour Day
  • Royal Ploughing Ceremony
  • Vesak
  • H.M Queen Suthida Bajrasudhabimalalakshana's Birthday
  • Asalha Puja
  • Beginning of Vassa
  • Queen's Birthday
  • H.M. King Bhumibol Adulyadej The Great Memorial Day
  • Chulalongkorn Memorial Day
  • Father’s Day, King’s Birthday
  • Constitution Day
  • New Year’s Eve

Vacation Time in Thailand

After 1 full year of consecutive work (current and past employers), the minimum paid annual holiday is 6 working days. 

In the following year, the employer may grant additional vacation beyond the minimum 6-day entitlement. Employers can agree to postpone days of annual holiday to be included in following years.


Types of Leave in Thailand

Sick Leave:

Sick leave in Thailand includes up to 30 days.

Maternity Leave:

The paid maternity leave entitlement in Thailand is 98 days. The 98 days do include any time off for pre-natal doctor visits, as well as public holidays during the leave period. .

Paternity Leave:

No statutory right for paternity leave.


Health Insurance & Supplementary Benefits in Thailand

We believe that remote employees should be able to access their local, as well as a high standard international benefits anywhere they are. Details about international or country specific benefit packages can be provided on request. Please contact us for further details.


Termination & Severance in Thailand

Termination with Cause:

In Thailand, there are a range of legal reasons that an employer can use to terminate an employment relationship, which depend on the specific circumstances. If you would like to know more specific details, please contact us. 


Severance pay may need to be provided to the employee, depending on the  length of service and the reasons at the base of the dismissal:

  • Length of service - 120 days-1 year: 30 days wages
  • Length of service - 1-3 years: 90 days wages
  • Length of service - 3-6 years: 180 days wages
  • Length of service - 6-10 years: 240 days wages
  • Length of service - 10-20 years: 300 days wages
  • Length of service - 20 or more years: 400 days wages

Notice of Termination:

Notice in advance of termination is required unless the employee is dismissed for a reason connected with their behaviour or performance. 30 days advance notice is common, and some ask for longer. The duration of the notice period is agreed upon in the employment contract.


Grow your global team. 

Employ the best talent, anywhere in the world.

The benefits of growing a global team and finding the best talent anywhere in the world are endless. It’s important to note that labour laws and regulations in Thailand are strict with penalties for non-compliance. Let our team take care of the global employment solutions such as payroll, benefits, compliance, taxes, and admin so you can focus on growing your business. We are here to help you every step of the way.

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Omnipresent makes it easy to hire, pay, and support your international team. Book a call with us to start building your global team today.

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