Legalization

*** We do not accept documents/applications in person at this time and everything must be submit by mail only, please check Temporary services adjustment for more information***

 

Legalization
General Information
According to the regulation issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Thailand, the Royal Thai Embassy is authorized to legalization documents bearing the Seal of the United States Department of State in Washington D.C. only. (We do not accept “Apostille”)
For further information about the legalization on the part of Secretary of State and U.S. Department of State, please contact:
1. Secretaries of State of the United States
http://www.nass.org/business-services/apostillesdocument-authentication-services
2. United State Department of State, Authentication Office
https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/legal-considerations/judicial/authentication-of-documents/office-of-authentications.html

Physical Address

600 19th Street, NW
Washington D.C. 20006
Tel. 202-485-8000

Mailing Address

Office of Authentications
U.S. Department of State
CA/PPT/S/TO/AUT
44132 Mercure Circle
P.O. Box 1206
Sterling, VA  20166-1206

Documents Required:
1. Legalization form (Download)
2. Original documents bearing the Seal of the United States Department of State in Washington
D.C.
3.  A copy of every page of the original documents
4.  A copy of passport or Identification card or driver’s license of the owner of documents or preparer

Disclaimer The Royal Thai Embassy assumes no responsibility for the contents of the document.

Processing Fee:
Legalization processing fee is $15 per document (per seal of Department of State)
payable in money order or cashier’s check made payable to “The Royal Thai Embassy”
NO CASH, NO PERSONAL and BUSINESS CHECKS ACCEPTED
Submission:

***Consular Services: Temporary Adjustment of Consular Services Procedures during the COVID-19 (Coronavirus Disease) Pandemic***

Applying by mail :
Mailing Address
The Royal Thai Embassy
2300 Kalorama Rd., N.W.
Washington DC 20008
Processing Time:
1. Applying in person: Applications are usually processed within 5 business days from the time of receipt
2. Applying by mail: Applications are usually processed approximately within 10 business days from the time of receipt (not including mailing time)
U.S. Postal mail entering The Royal Thai Embassy must go through a screening process which may delay the time in which we will receive the document.
Pick Up Methods:

***Consular Services: Temporary Adjustment of Consular Services Procedures during the COVID-19 (Coronavirus Disease) Pandemic***

Applicant may pick up the documents by these following methods:
1. Pick up in person (Not applicable at this time)
Open 09.00 a.m. – 12.00 p.m. Monday thru Friday (except embassy holidays)2. Mail service, Applicant must include self-address return envelope by these following mail service
2.1 Next-day Express Mail (US Post Office) with $26.35 postage stamp (Metered stamps will not be accepted)
2.2 FedEx or UPS with a prepaid air bill or account number and envelop***The Royal Thai Embassy do not accept any responsibility for any damage or loss***
Consular
The Royal Thai Embassy
2300 Kalorama Rd., N.W.
Washington DC 20008
Tel. (202) 640 – 1439
Fax. (202) 459 – 9536
Email: legalization@thaiembdc.org