Company Types

Treaty of Amity Company

Under the U.S. – Thai Treaty of Amity, Americans have the privilege of being able to set up a limited company in Thailand without many of the hurdles faced by other foreigners. This includes full foreign ownership of the company.

The formation process may be complicated, but MyThaiCompany can form your company in 7 business days* with all the right documents. Quick, easy, hassle-free – and most importantly – done correctly. 

* timeframe indicated is for company formation and excludes other licenses required for Treaty of Amity Companies. 

What should you know about Treaty of Amity Companies?

  • This is only applicable to U.S. citizens or U.S.-majority owned companies.
  • U.S. citizens must hold the majority of the company’s shares.
  • The company’s board of directors must be majority Thai or US citizens, and any other directors must co-sign with a Thai/US director.


  • 100% foreign ownership

  • American-owned companies are given many of the same rights as Thai-owned companies

  • Exempt from most restrictions on foreign investments.

  • Enjoys most of the same benefits as regular limited companies

  • Eligible for corporate and foreign currency bank accounts

Find out how you can start a Treaty of Amity Company in Thailand. Get a consultation with one of our experts today.

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