I’m 64. All I have is my Social Security check I get for $633 a month. I don’t have any other assets. I know a Thai woman who owns a small business, a coffee shop. I want to marry her and live there.
You have 2 options in order to stay long-term in Thailand. As you have plans in marrying your Thai girlfriend, you may apply for a Marriage visa. This type of visa is applicable for those who are legally married to a Thai national and has met the financial requirements of either 400,000 THB in a Thai bank account, monthly income of 40,000 THB, or a combination of both.
Foreigners as well who have reached the age of 50 and above may also have the option to apply for a Retirement visa. Financial requirements is a lot higher than the Marriage visa which is 800,000 THB in a Thai bank account, monthly income of 65,000 THB or a combination of both may be used for this application.
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