Mou or Memorandum of Understanding means "Memorandum of Understanding" is a form of writing expressing the intentions of two or more persons or entities in doing cooperation and willing to comply with the specified conditions. Both parties are planning to join activities together in a broaden concept. It is not considered as a binding contract (non-legally binding agreement) because there is no enforceable condition. It is to indicate that if any party not follow the conditions and to express the signatory's firm intention in accordance with the contents of the MOU, which is normally used for limited-scope agreements. Another recognized of the MOU is The "Memorandum of Understanding or Cooperation". It is proof of the support of collaboration, assistance in resources, knowledge and personnel between departments.

  • Memorandum of Understanding on Labor Cooperation (mou) and
  • employment agreement (Agreement) Thailand - Myanmar
  • Specify work that is forbidden for foreign workers to do.
  • Principles prohibiting employers who operate contract labor businesses from bringing
  • foreigners to work. According to the memorandum of understanding or memorandum of
  • understanding that the Thai government has made with foreign governments

  • Advantages of the MOU import group

    Saving labor cost, get skilled workers; skilled workers are quite similar to Thai workers but foreign workers are highly patient and working more flexible than Thai worker.
    Employment contract 2 years per 2 years to 4 years, able to renew (Recontract) for many more cycles by working in a loop group to enter again for another 4 years until the worker reaches the age of 55 years.
    The documentation process is more convenient and easier to manage compared to other foreign labor hiring systems.
    There is a turnover rate (Turn Over) that is lower than Thai workers or other foreign groups. (CI Nationality Verification Group, Pink Card)
    Screening on labor’s criminal history before deliver them to the workplace
    The employment according to the contract is quite stable.


    The system can be operated all year round.


    The number of workers and applicants are enough for job demand, which support the need of labor effectively.

    The current population of foreign workers in November 2023.

    593002

    MOU


    (Number of People)

    5 แสน 9 หมื่น

    1720638

    Cabinet Resolution


    (Number of People)

    1 ล้าน 7 แสน

    291591

    others


    (Number of People)

    2 แสน 9 หมื่น

    2605231

    Total number


    (Number of People)

    2 ล้าน 6 แสน

    Case of foreign employee who passed Nationality Verification Group and Pink Card

    Conditions: It can be changed in the case of the employee leaves the previous employer without any offense;
  • Being laid off without reasonable reasons, e.g., employee lack of liquidity or
  • reduce the number of employees
  • Employer death or going out of business
  • Employer does physically bruise the employee
  • Employer does not make a wage payment or failure to comply with the employment contract
  • Employer assigns the employee to work in the non-hygienic environment or hazardous locations
  • However, foreign workers need to apply for their permission to work toward the new employer within 15 days after resigning from the former employer.

    Legislation related to foreign workers

    Announcement of the Department of Employment
    - Announcement of the Department of Employment regarding the notification form for the extension of the working period under Section 62 of the Foreigners' Employment Management Act B.E. 2017 and its amendment
    - Determine the place to notify the coming to work which is urgent and has a working period of not more than 15 day
    - Deadline for applying for a work permit and nationality verification for foreigners fleeing the country of Myanmar , Laos and Cambodia. According to the Cabinet resolution on June 12, 2012
    - Determine the time and place to receive the request letter for foreign workers. According to the Cabinet resolution on January 15, 2013
    - Determine the time and place to receive the request letter for foreign workers. According to the resolution of the Cabinet dated 15 January 2013 (No.2)
    - Determine the time and place to receive the request letter for foreign workers. According to the Cabinet Resolution on January 15, 2013 (No.3)
    - Extending the period for obtaining work permits for foreigners fleeing Myanmar, Laos and Cambodian nationality according
    to the cabinet resolution on August 6, 2013
    - Organizing foreign workers according to the Announcement of the National Council for Peace and Order
    - Announcement of the Department of Employment Regarding activities that do not fall within the scope of work under the Working of Alien Act B.E. 2008
    - Receiving a report for registration of history and obtain a work permit for foreigners of Myanmar nationality Laos and Cambodia in the sea fishing business
    Regulations of the Department of Employment
    - Regulations of the Department of Employment Regarding the criteria for considering the allocation of the number of employment of foreign workers, B.E.2016
    - Regulations of the Department of Employment Regarding the criteria for considering the allocation of the
    number of employment of foreign workers (Version 2)B.E.2016
    - Regulations of the Department of Employment on criteria for consideration Work Permit for Aliens (Version 3) B.E. 2015
    - Regulations of the Department of Employment on determining the completion period of consideration for alien work permits, B.E. 2014
    - Regulations of the Department of Employment on Criteria for Consideration of Foreign Work Permits (Version 2) B.E. 2014
    - Regulations of the Department of Employment on Criteria for Considering Work Permits for Aliens B.E. 2009
    - Regulations of the Department of Employment on Criteria for Allocation of Numbers and Consideration of Work Permit for
    Foreigners of Myanmar, Laos and Cambodian Nationality, B.E. 2005
    - Regulations of the Department of Employment on Criteria for Considering Work Permits for Aliens, B.E. 2004
    - Regulations of the Department of Employment on Receiving Notifications of Necessary and Urgent Jobs, B.E. 2003
    - Regulations of the Department of Employment on Receiving Notifications of Necessary and Urgent Jobs, (version 3) B.E. 2003
    - Regulations of the Department of Employment on Criteria and Conditions for Consideration of Work Permits for Aliens (version 2) B.E. 2002
    - Regulations of the Department of Employment Regarding the criteria and conditions for considering work permits for aliens, B.E. 2002
    - Regulations of the Department of Employment Regarding the criteria for consideration of requests Working Permit for Aliens (version 3) B.E.1999
    - Regulations of the Department of Employment Regarding the criteria for consideration of requests Work Permit for Aliens (version 2) B.E.1998
    Ministerial Regulations
    - Exemption of work fees for foreigners B.E. 2016
    - Exemption of work fees for foreigners who are victims of trafficking in persons or witnesses of crimes under the Anti-Human Trafficking Act B.E. 2008, B.E. 2017
    - Regarding obtaining a license Licensing And Notification of Alien Work (No. 2) B.E. 2017
    - Regarding obtaining a license Licensing and notification of the work of aliens, 2011
    - Set fees and waive working fees for aliens B.E. 2015
    - Determine the period of deduction of wages. To be remitted to the Fund for the Repatriation of Aliens out of the Kingdom B.E. 2015
    - Exemption of work fees for aliens who are victims of human trafficking offenses, B.E. 2013
    - Determine the prohibited characteristics of aliens. which will apply for a work permit B.E. 2009
    - Ministerial Regulations on Working Fees and Employment of Aliens B.E.2009
    - Ministerial Regulations, No. 10 (B.E. 2004), issued under the provisions of the Working of Aliens Act, B.E. 1978
    - Ministerial Regulations No. 9 (B.E. 2011) issued under the provisions of the Working of Aliens Act B.E. 1978
    - Ministerial Regulations No. 8 (B.E. 1999) issued under the Working of Aliens Act B.E. 1978
    - Ministerial Regulations, No. 7 (B.E. 1996) issued under the provisions of the Working of Aliens Act, B.E. 1978
    - Ministerial Regulation No. 6 (B.E. 1993) issued under the Working of Aliens Act B.E. 1978
    - Ministerial Regulation No. 5 (B.E. 1987) issued under the provisions of the Working of Aliens Act, B.E. 1978
    - Ministerial Regulations, No. 4 (B.E. 1986) issued under the provisions of the Working of Aliens Act, B.E. 1978
    - Ministerial Regulations, No. 3 (B.E. 1984) issued under the provisions of the Working of Aliens Act, B.E. 1978
    - Ministerial Regulation No. 2 (B.E. 1979) issued under the provisions of the Working of Aliens Act B.E. 1978
    - Ministerial Regulations (B.E. 1979) issued under the Working of Aliens Act B.E. 1978
    - Ministerial Regulations Prescribing Working Fees for Aliens, B.E. 2002
    - Ministerial Regulations Prescribing Working Fees for Aliens,(No.2) B.E. 2004

    Because all our laborers are legally recruited and processed,

    both employers and employees can feel totally a peace. For us, we consider
    our clients’ tasks as one of our own, therefore we doing our best to satisfy all expectations.