Australian Spouse Visa

Australian Spouse Visa

If this is a same sex marriage then you need to speak to an immigration lawyer about your options such as the Australian partner visa. As gay marriage or same sex marriage is not recognised in Thailand or in Australia and t has its own requirements for Australia. See the Australian Partner visa for more details on this website as this visa is based on marriage however you can apply for this visa based on a de …

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Retirement worth living in Chiangmai

Retirement worth living in Chiangmai

Retirement is a time to enjoy more of life, spend the hard earned money and embrace new changes. The retirement place is important to achieve the kind of lifestyle each retiree desires. One of the best places to retire is in Chiangmai. Retirement in Chiangmai offers a high quality of life at a low cost and much better than retirement in Bangkok.

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Retire with a Smile in Bangkok

Retire with a Smile in Bangkok

As the cost of living gets more expensive in the west, more and more retirees are coming to Bangkok. The cost of living is a quarter of the cost of living in most western cities.  Bangkok has been popular now as place for retirement among westerners.

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Thai Marriage Visa

Thai Marriage Visa

If you are married to a Thai and have already registered your marriage in Thailand then you can also stay in Thailand if you are not going back to Australia. The marriage certificate will allow you to apply for an Australian Spouse visa (if you are moving to Australia) and you can also apply for a Thai marriage visa (if you decide to stay in Thailand). These are your two options with your Thai wife.

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Thai Retirement Visa

Thai Retirement Visa

Many Australians who get married in Thailand or marry a Thai national tend to stay in Thailand and retire. Some however move back to Australia with their Thai wife on an Australian Spouse visa or Australian Fiancée visa if they did not register their marriage in Thailand. This retirement visa is only one option for Australians. The Thai marriage visa is another option if you wish to stay in Thailand with your Thai wife and not return …

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Australian Parent Visa (subclass 103)

Australian Parent Visa

This has become a common Australian visa in Thailand as more Thai nationals settle in Australia and start a new life. This visa allows the parents of a Thai national now living in Australia (if their child is an Australian citizen or permanent resident) and is settled in Australia to apply for the visa and live with their children.

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Islamic marriages in Thailand

Islamic marriages in Thailand

If you are a Muslim in Australia and wish to take your Thai wife back to Australia then you can apply for an Australian Spouse visa or if you are not married an Australian Fiancée Visa. If you are planning on getting married in Thailand as a Muslim then there is another process to follow before you register your marriage in Thailand.

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