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Introduction of Representative Office in Thailand 泰國代表處介紹

Setting up a representative office in Thailand is one of company type in Thailand. It is a non-trading entity, which means it can’t earn any income, and is supported by the head office in another country.

在泰國設立代表處也是一種公司型態。此為非貿易企業,即不能有收入,並由在國外的母公司支援。


Following are characteristics of a representative office in Thailand:

以下為泰國代表處的特點:

Ø The operating expense is paid by the head office;

營運費用由總公司支付;

Ø Doesn’t earn income from its service;

不能藉由提供的服務產生收入;

Ø Can’t receive purchase order or make sales;

不能接收訂單或買賣;

Ø Isn’t required to pay corporate income tax.

不需支付企業所得稅。


To register a representative office in Thailand, you will need:

在泰國設立辦公室需要:

Ø An application form;

申請書;

Ø Copy of the company affidavit;

公司宣誓書影本;

Ø Copy of a passport of the representative and a non-immigrant visa or an entry visa stamp;

代表處負責人的護照影印本及非移民簽證或入境章證明;

Ø Power of Attorney of the representative of the office

代表處負責人的委託書


All documents should be notarized and certified by Thai embassy.

所有文件需在泰國外交部認證。


In addition, there are some business activities that a representative isn’t allowed to conduct, such as:

另外代表處有被禁止從事的業務,像是:


Ø Making purchase or relevant activity on behalf of the head office or its affiliated companies;

代表總公司或相關企業進行採購或相關活動;

Ø Accepting purchase orders on behalf of the head office or its affiliated companies;

代表總公司或相關企業接受採購訂單;

Ø Checking and controlling the quality and quantity of goods for companies that are not the head office or its affiliated companies;

檢查及控管非總公司或相關企業商品的品質及數項;

Ø Providing advice on goods that are not produced or sold by the head office or its affiliated companies;

針對非總公司或相關企業生產或售出的商品提供意見;

Ø Giving advice on products that are produced by unaffiliated companies;

向非相關企業的產品提供意見;

Ø Producing business reports to unaffiliated companies;

向非相關企業提供企業報告;

Ø Providing after-sale service about installation and maintenance.

提供安裝及維護的售後服務。


There are some advantages of setting up a representative office in Thailand, such as:

在泰國設立代表處有優勢,像是:


Ø It can be 100% owned by foreigners;

可以由外國人100%持有;

Ø No need to pay incorporate income tax;

不需要支付企業所得稅;

Ø No need to pay government fee for incorporation;

設立時不需要支付規費;

Ø Is not subject to work permit that the employer has to hire four Thai employees for each foreign employee.

不受「每四位泰籍員工才能聘僱一位外國員工」的規定。


The benefits of setting up a representative office in Thailand are really attractive. Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions about setting up one in Thailand.

在泰國設立代表處的優惠非常吸引人。如果有意在泰國設立代表處請與我們聯絡。


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