Thai Passport หนังสือเดินทางไทย

Information given correct as at 01/06/2009.

Please check with the website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs for up to date information, lost passport advice, online application forms, etc.

 


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Applying for an ordinary passport

A Thai citizen who wishes to apply for an ordinary passport is requested to present the Passport Division with the completed application form, his/her birth certificate and identity card, or instead of an identity card, whichever document has been issued by the Ministry of Interior as a substitute.

Procedure

  1. Checking the identity card of the applicant
  2. Taking a photograph
  3. Paying application fees
  4. Making a record of the applicants’ signature and issuing a passport application receipt


Applicants will be able to collect the passport 3 working days after the day of application or, in the case of applications made at a Passport Office in a provincial area, 10 working days after the day of application.


Documents required when applying for a Thai passport

Adults

(over 20 years)
  1. Identity Card


Minors

(under 20 years)
  1. Birth certificate (0-14 years) or identity card (15-20 years)
  2. Marriage Registration Certificate of mother and father.
  3. Identity cards of mother and father.
  4. Consent of parents or legal guardian(s)


Minors under 15 years of age must come to the passport office with both father and mother or legal guardian(s). In case one of the parents is unable to come , he/she must sign a letter of consent, which must be brought to the office by the other parent and the minor.

Minors over 15 years of age can apply for a passport with a letter of consent alone signed by both father and mother or legal guardian(s).

Other documents

(if applicable)
  1. Certificate of changing personal name.
  2. Marriage registration certificate.
  3. Divorce registration certificate.
  4. Adoption registration certificate.
  5. House registration document.


Application fees

  1. ฿1,073 for a 32-page passport
  2. ฿1,573 for a 64-page passport.


Notes

  1. Originals of the above-mentioned documents must be presented together with one copy "certified true " of each document.
  2. The passport can be collected after 3 working days.



Documents required when applying valid extension of validity of a Thai passport.

Adults

(over 20 years)
  1. Identity card.
  2. Current passport.
  3. One 2-inch photograph.


Minors

(under 20 years)
  1. Birth certificate or identity card.
  2. Marriage registration Certificate of the parent.
  3. Identity cards of mother and father.
  4. One 2-inch photograph.
  5. Consent of parents or legal guardian(s)


Minors under 15 years of age must come to the passport office with both father and mother or legal guardian(s). In case one of the parents is unable to come, he/she must sign a letter of consent, which must be brought to the office by the other parent and the minor.

Minors over 15 years of age can apply for a passport with a letter of consent alone signed by both father and mother or legal guardian(s).

Notes

  1. Application fee is ฿1,005
  2. The passport can be collected on the day of application if applied for in the morning.



Passport Offices

Applications in the UK should made at the Royal Thai Embassy in London.

Applications in Thailand can be made at any of the offices listed below:

Head Office

Department of Consular Affairs
Thanon Chaengwattana
Laksi
BANGKOK
Tel. 02 981 7171

Bang Na

9th Floor
Central City Shopping Center
Bang Na
Thanon Bang Na-Trad
BANGKOK
Tel. 02 361 0888 Ext. 3591
Fax. 02 383 8398

Pin-Klao

8th Floor
Central Dept Store Pin-Klao
Thanon Boromratchachonnani
BANGKOK
Tel. 02 884 8829
Fax. 02 884 8823

Khon Kaen

Khon Kaen Provincial Center
Thanon Sun Ratchakarn
KHON KAEN
Tel. 043 242707
Fax. 043 243441

Chiang Mai

Chiang Mai Provincial Center
Thanon Chodtana
Tambon Chang Phueak
Amphor Mueang
CHIANG MAI
Tel. 053 891535-6
Fax. 053 891534

Songkhla

1st Floor, Songkhla Provincial Hall
Thanon Ratchadamnoen
Amphor Mueang
SONGKHLA
Tel. 074 326510/1
Fax. 074 326506



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