Thai Identification Card

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Who is eligible to obtain a Thai ID Card

Thai nationals who would like to renew their ID card (expired / lost / damaged / change of name or address)

1. An applicant’s name MUST not be in the Central house registration.
2. An applicant’s personal information MUST match with the official central database of the Ministry of Interior.
3. An applicant who has never been issued a Thai ID card is not eligible to obtain a Thai ID card abroad. The applicant may apply for their first ID in Thailand. The information can be found at Click here

Photo by: Ministry of Education

How to obtain?

1. Submit the application in person at the consular section, Royal Thai Embassy, 2300 Kalorama Rd NW, Washington, D.C. 20008 during business hours (9.00 a.m. to 12.00 p.m., Monday to Friday except Embassy’s holidays). An applicant may make an online appointment at “Online Booking”.

2. Mobile Consular Services the Royal Thai Embassy will provide consular services in different states. An applicant may check the schedule and make an online appointment through the Embassy’s website under “Mobile Consular Services 2020”.

Required Document and Fees for Thai ID

CaseRequired DocumentFees
1. ID Card expired (less than one year)1. ID Card form (download)
2. Thai ID Card
3. Thai Passport (valid)
No fees
2. ID Card expired (more than one year)1. ID Card form (download)
2. Investigation form (download)
3. Thai ID Card
4. Thai Passport (valid)
No fees
3. Lost ID Card1. ID Card form (download)
2. Interrogation Record form (download)
3. A copy of Thai ID (if applicable)
4. Thai Passport (valid)
5. Thai House Registration
6. U.S. Document such as Driver License, Green Card, and else (if applicable)
7. Police Report (if Thai ID is still valid)
$4 (Cash)
4. Broke or Worn-out ID Card1. ID Card form (download)
2. Thai ID Card
3. Thai Passport (valid)
$4 (Cash)
5. Changing Name or Address1. ID Card form (download)
2. Thai ID Card
3. Thai Passport (valid)
4. Proof of changing name or address in Thai system
$4 (Cash)

Note: Applicants must submit all the required documents.


For more information:

Consular Section, Royal Thai Embassy

2300 Kalorama Road NW,

Washington, D.C. 20008

Contact Number:  (202) 640-5328

Fax Number:  (202) 459-9536