Your retirement visa allows you to stay in Thailand for one year once approved. You must report to the Immigration office every 90 days to verify your current address. Also, you are not allowed to have employment while on this type of visa. Please ensure that you obtain a Re-entry Permit at the Thai Immigration prior to leaving Thailand for any period of time.
The Kingdom of Thailand is a beautiful country with its white sand beaches, green mountains, warm weather and soothing environment. The people are hospitable and the cost of living is low that you can maintain a comfortable lifestyle without spending a lot of money.