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Paid leave
in Thailand.

SALARY PAYMENT IN Thai baht (THB, ฿)

CONTRACT LANGUAGES Thai / English

PAYROLL TAX 5.2% – 6%

PAYROLL CYCLE Monthly

TIME TO HIRE 12 hours

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Annual leave in Thailand (holiday / vacation)

Thailand employees are entitled to at least 6 days of annual leave per year, not including public holidays.

Parental leave in Thailand

Thailand offers mandatory parental leave benefits to workers in the public sectors, and only mandatory maternity benefits for employees in the private sector.

Maternity leave in Thailand

Maternity leave entitlements are included as part of the employer and employee social security contributions. However, to be eligible to receive maternity benefits, social security contributions will need to have been made for at least five months in the last 15 months. Once eligible an employee is entitled to 98 days of maternity leave each pregnancy (up to two pregnancies in their lifetime). Maternity leave is paid to the employee by the employer for 45 days and the remainder from the Social Welfare Fund.

Paternity leave in Thailand

Employees who work in private employment do not receive any sort of mandatory paternity leave if their partner gives birth. For workers in the Thai Public Sector, new fathers are entitled to 15 days paid paternity leave.

Sick leave in Thailand

Private employees in Thailand are entitled to 30 days of paid sick leave per year. Employees must provide a valid medical certificate if they take more than three consecutive days off work from illness.

Bereavement and compassionate leave in Thailand

There is no mandated bereavement or compassionate leave policies in Thailand. It is common practice though for employers in Thailand to include their own policy around this type of leave for employees.

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FAQs

An employee is entitled to at least 6 days of paid annual leave per working year. 

The standard amount of PTO that an employee gets per year is around 19 days. This includes minimum annual leave entitlements and public holidays.

Employees are entitled to 30 days of paid sick days per year.

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