Thailand Privilege Visa GOLD Membership

Thailand Privilege Visa Gold Membership

Thailand Privilege Visa Gold Membership

The first membership is GOLD Membership, designed for newcomers, digital nomads, tourists and expats. It offers a 5-year visa at 900,000 THB, making it ideal for those wanting to experience Thailand without a long-term commitment.

TPC has simplified its membership options, phasing out eight Elite Visas and offering four new ‘Thailand Privilege Card’ packages; including the Gold Membership. These packages focus on providing you with more choices and tailored privileges for various lifestyles.

The new visas will target four main segments:

  • Frequent International Visitors/Investors.
  • Workcation/Digital Nomads.
  • Expats and Retirees.

Overview of the GOLD Membership

Validity: 5-Years
Price: THB 900,000 / USD 24,768
Note: Please check the latest currency rate, as it is constantly changing, for up-to-date USD pricing.
Privilege Points: 20

Thailand Privilege members can stay in Thailand without the need to leave the country every 90 days or go on visa runs, as required by other visa categories. The staff at Thailand Privilege will assist applicants with the 90-day reporting process. Another benefit is that if you are a frequent traveler, you can enjoy multiple entry visits during your membership.

The Gold Membership is designed for individual use, as it does not offer family add-ons or family plans as part of the base membership offering.

Thailand Privilege has decided to implement a ‘Point System’ instead of fixed benefits for different memberships. The points must be used within 1 year, and it won’t be carried over to the next year.

What are the Benefits of the GOLD Membership?

The benefits listed below are the standard for every membership package.

  • Multiple entries into Thailand.
  • Unlimited access to an Elite Personal Assistant (EPA).
  • Arrive in style with chauffeur-driven limousine service.
  • Enjoy exclusive access to premium Airport Lounges at Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport, Phuket International Airport, and Chiang Mai International Airport.
  • Swing into action with complimentary rounds of golf at top courses.
  • Relax, refresh, and energize with spa treatments.
  • Stay on top of your health with an annual comprehensive health check.
  • Investment and Wealth Advisory.
  • Member Contact Centre (MCC).
  • Annual health checkups (once per membership validity).
  • Arrive in style with chauffeur-driven limousine service.
  • One night stay at Anantara Vacation Club (during 1st year of membership only) in Thailand.
  • Unlimited buy-1-get-1-free movie tickets in Thailand.
  • Once a month buy-1-get-1-free meals at Mos Burger chains in Thailand.
  • Personal Accident Insurance (180 days, during 1st year of membership only).
  • Premium Lounge, parking privileges, and shopping assistant (via appointment).
  • Swing into action with complimentary rounds of golf at top courses.
  • Relax, refresh, and energize with spa treatments.
  • Stay on top of your health with an annual comprehensive health check.
  • And other privileges to tune up your experience in Thailand, provided you have enough points on hand to spend.

Applying for your GOLD Membership

You can apply for the GOLD membership from October 1, 2023 and beyond. You don’t have to be in Thailand to apply as you can be anywhere in the world to do so. The application process will be very similar to the previous Thailand Elite.

Here is a how to apply for your GOLD membership:

Application Submission

You will need the following documents to apply:

  • Signed application
  • Signed PDPA form
  • Color copy of your passport
  • Photo of yourself in front of a white background

Background Check

When you submit your application, a background check will be conducted and you must meet the following criteria:

  • Not having been adjudicated bankrupt
  • Not having been sentenced by a judgment to imprisonment in any country except for an offense committed to negligence
  • Not having been declared as a person of unsound mind, incompetence, or quasi-incompetence

Payment of Membership

After passing the background check, and being approved, you will get a Welcome Letter from Thailand Privilege. It will tell you the next steps, the benefits of the GOLD membership and how to pay.

There are several ways you can pay, and they include the following:

  • Credit card
  • Bank transfer
  • Cash
  • Cryptocurrency

Getting the Visa

Members have a few ways to get their visa affixed to their passport, which we will explain below.

1. Upon Arrival

When you arrive in Thailand, you will be able to receive the visa stamp at one of the following airports:

  • Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport
  • Phuket International Airport
  • Chiang Mai International Airport

2. Thai Embassy or Consulate

You can get your Thailand Privilege Visa by contacting the Thai Embassy or Consulate in your home country. You will get the stamp fixed in your passport there.

3. Immigration Office

If you are already in Thailand, you can get the visa at the Immigration Bureau in Bangkok. You are able to book an appointment with the Thailand Privilege office or with a certified Thailand Privilege agent if you need any assistance.

Additional Considerations and Restrictions

Working in Thailand

Thailand Privilege Visas, including the GOLD membership, are classified as a Tourist Visa. You won’t be allowed to work in Thailand, however, if you are a digital nomad or someone working for an overseas company is permitted.

To work or earn an income in Thailand, you must have a valid work permit. This permit is not available with a Thai Elite visa. If you want to get a job or start a business in Thailand, you should contact your Thai Privilege agent to explore the many options for obtaining a work permit.

Excluded Countries

Not every country can apply for a Thai Privilege GOLD Membership. Citizens from the following countries CANNOT APPLY:

  • Asia: North Korea, Afghanistan, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka
  • Africa: Central Africa, Cameroon, Democratic Republic of Congo, Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Guinea, Ghana, Liberia, Nigeria, Sao Tome, Principe, Sierra Leone, Somalia, and Sudan.
  • Middle East: Algeria, Iraq, Egypt, Iran, Lebanon, Libya, Palestine, Syria, and Yemen

Contact an Agent Today

If you have any questions, or concerns, or need help applying for a GOLD Membership, it’s recommended that you get in touch with an agent such as Siam Legal, or fill out the inquiry form on the right side.

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