Thai E-Passport (ENG)
| Instruction for Obtaining an E-Passport (ภาษาไทย)
- An applicant must apply in person at the consular office, Royal Thai Embassy, Washington D.C., or at the Mobile Consular Units due to the biological data must be collected (photo and fingerprints)
|Required Documents to be submitted
|Adults (20 years old and above)
- E-Passport Application Form [Download]
- Your current passport with a photocopy or local police report in case of lost or stolen passport.
- Original Thai Citizenship ID card or Thai House Registration with a 13-digit identification number, with a photocopy
*If an applicant is assigned to the Central Registration, He/She must contact District Office in Thailand.
- Fee $US 35.00 payment by Money Order or Cashier’s Check made payable to Royal Thai Embassy (No cash, Personal Checks, and credit cards).
|Additional Documents for Minors (under 20 years old)
- Thai Birth Certificate with a photocopy
- Thai House Registration that the minor has been added and assigned 13-digit identification number of parents, and a photocopy (this is exempted for the first passport)
- Thai Citizenship ID card or Thai House Registration with 13-digit identification number of parents, and a photocopy
- Marriage certificate of parents with a photocopy
- Parents must sign a consent form in person with the officer, or they must provide a “Power of Attorney and Consent” which was signed in front of a Notary Public to certify the signatures of the parents. In case the parents are in Thailand, both father and mother may acquire a “Letter of Consent for Minors’ passport” at the Department of Consular Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Bangkok) or at District Offices (Outside Bangkok)
*In case of the parents’ divorce, the person who gets sole custody will sign a consent form. Divorce Registration paper must be presented.
|For an applicant who is a Government Official/ student under supervision of Civil Service Commission (CSC)
- Letter from the Office of Civil Service Commission granting permission to continue studying in the U.S.
|For an applicant who is a Buddist monk
- Approval letter from the Sangha Supreme Council, Office of National Buddism, and a photocopy
- Identity Booklet for Buddhist monk, and a photocopy
- Thai House Registration, and a photocopy
|How to receive your passport
- Applicant may collect his/her passport at Royal Thai Embassy, Washington D.C. or at the Consular Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs Bangkok
- The applicants’ representative may collect a passport by showing a Power of Attorney together with the receipt and ID card of the representative.
- Applicant may request Royal Thai Embassy to mail his/her passport by providing self-addressed return envelope USPS (US Postal Service) Priority Mail Express with $23.75 postage stamp
***Please note that Royal Thai Embassy is not liable for any lost documents***
|Processing time between 4-6 weeks
Consular Office, Royal Thai Embassy
2300 Kalorama Rd., N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20008
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