How to issue a certificate under the new arbitration law
Foreigners who come to work in Thailand are likely to have concerns about documentation handling and different official language. Undeniably, many foreigners feel that it is difficult to process.
Currently, there are many organizations that help foreigners in the handling of documents. For foreign arbitrators who wish to enter Thailand to participate in a dispute resolution proceeding, Thailand Arbitration Center (THAC) also offers services that facilitate foreign arbitrators and mediators. The services are including initial screening and issuing certificates for arbitrators and mediators. This is because THAC is a center with an international standard and is generally recognized as such.
The Thai government aims to attract highly skilled individuals and investors to work or invest in the country’s S – Curve (the country’s target industry) or the country’s target businesses Arbitration is also one of the target industries of the country as well. In this regard, assistance from THAC in issuing certificates for foreign arbitrators will also help to build confidence in government organizations. It will also reduce the time and procedure for submitting foreigners’ documents.
To keep up with the international standard, THAC has web pages in both Thai and English to serve various users. Documents and forms are available on the website for arbitrator, mediator, and the parties to conveniently use them at will. THAC also has many channels and staffs available for any inquiry or a timely response to problems.
As such, THAC is able to issue certification documents for a work permit and SMART Visa for foreign arbitrators. You can watch a short video by THAC to better understand the issuance of a certificate under the new arbitration law, click.