There are seven reasons for which permanent residence status in Thailand can be revoked. These reasons are detailed below.
Those persons whose behaviour would (a) indicate possible danger to the public or the likelihood of becoming a nuisance, or (b) constitute any form of violence that would disturb the peace or safety of the public or endanger the security of the nation; and persons who are under warrant of arrest by a competent official of any foreign government.
Cases where there is reason to believe such persons entered the Kingdom for the purpose of being involved in prostitution, the trading of women or children, drug smuggling, or other types of smuggling that are contrary to public morality.
Persons who are persona non grata by virtue of the decision of the Interior Minister under Section 16 of the Immigration Act B.E.2522 (1979)
Those persons who have been sentenced to imprisonment by judgement or legal order of a Thai court or a court in a foreign country, except in the case of a minor offence, an offense committed through negligence, or an offence exempted as prescribed by Ministerial Regulations.
Those persons who are unable to earn their living because of mental deficiency or physical infirmity or as a result of having any disease as prescribed by Ministerial Regulations. (This category does not apply to an alien father, mother, husband, wife or child of a person having domicile within the Kingdom and who is able to provide support.)
Persons who have, at any time in the past, been punished in cases of bringing an alien into the Kingdom, or who have in any way helped, assisted or facilitated an alien to enter the Kingdom in contravention of Immigration Law.
Persons who have, at any time in the past, been punished in cases of having knowledge of any alien entering the Kingdom in contravention of Immigration Law, and who have harboured, hidden or in any manner assisted said alien to evade arrest.
- Section 53 of the Immigration Act B.E.2522 (1979)