Containers with an indicated destination to BFTZ do not need to be opened for inspection at the port of disembarkation and are allowed to proceed directly to BFTZ for importation procedures. However, under certain circumstances, the Customs Authority may request to x-ray some containers at the port. The clearance of documents and inspection will be done at the BFTZ on-site Customs Check Point.
No, both zones have 4 types of ready built building
- Raised-floor warehouse
- Flat-Slab warehouse
- Mini factory
- Standalone factory
The BFTZ project is for rent only.
No, they cannot. Government regulations prohibit staff from residing in any industrial area. There are provisions, however, to allow staff to rest during their work shift.
There are public vans available from BTS Udomsuk station to BFTZ. There is also a local public bus no. 132, if you would like a more local experience, in addition to taxis which are arguably the most convenient way to reach BFTZ.
Yes, you are allowed to do so.
Normally, Customs Officers will be on duty from 8.00-16.00 hrs. However, Customs Clearance after office hour can be processed by arrangement with on-site Customs Official, in which case an extra fee/overtime will be charged.
In the case of setting up a Factory, you need to apply for a Factory License. In the case of Warehousing, there is generally no need for a license unless the operation involves storing, for example. hazardous substances, ot is is located in a Free Zone. BFTZ comprises of two types of zone, namely Free Zone and General Zone. Both Factory operation and Warehousing in a Free Zone area require a Free Zone License
BFTZ is granted official status as an "Industrial Zone" through announcement in the Government Gazette by the Ministry of Industry and is also endorsed as "Purple Area", which means that Factory licensing is easier. Our staff at BFTZ will help you navigate the licensing process through to completion.
There are certain basic criteria to meet in setting up business in a FZ. Our staff will help guide you through the FZ licensing process.
A Free Zone is an indicated area for industrial manufacturing, logistic and other business activities operations with no customs duty and VAT on purchases or importation of raw materials, components or finished goods.
In a General Zone , unlike a Free Zone, customs duty and VAT are imposed on those imported raw materials, components or finished goods.
There are basic criteria for setting up business in FZ
Yes, you do, since the Free Zone is a designated area with oversight by the Customs Department. Given the specific operating parameters and benefits of the Free Zone, a company wishing to be in this area requires a Free Zone License.
Note that while BOI privileges generally include corporate income tax exemption and import duty exemption, a benefit of being located in a Free Zone is the convenience of having goods admitted through the on-site Custom Check Point. This simplifies custom entry procedures in relation to the standard BOI-project execution requirements on imported goods.