List Of 39 Prohibited Jobs And Activities For Foreigners In Thailand

A Royal Decree in 1973 listed 39 occupations and professions that were then prohibited to foreigners. This list has been amended on several occasions by subsequent Royal Decrees, the latest one in 2005;

1 Labor work, except crewmen engaging in fishery activities included under Item 2 below;

2 Cultivation, animal breeding, forestry and fishery work, except for labor work in maritime fisheries and work requiring specific skills in farm supervision;

3 Masonry, carpentry, or other construction work;