Thai Birth Certificate (ENG)

Thai Birth Certificate (ภาษาไทย)
  • A person born to a Thai parent (mother or legal father) acquires Thai Nationality by birth.
  • A parent of Thai nationality may apply for his or her child’s Birth Certificate in person at the Royal Thai Embassy, Consular Section between 9 am. to 12 pm. (EST) on Monday to Friday or by mail to Royal Thai Embassy, Consular Section : Address 2300 Kalorama Rd. NW, Washington, D.C. 20008.
    It is advised that all relevant documents are sent to regis@thaiembdc.org in advance for verification.
Required Documents
1. Original U.S. Birth Certificate authenticated and sealed by the Department of State (Please see details on Authentication of U.S. Documents), and a copy

Step 1 : Secretary of State

www.nass.org/index.php/state-business-services/apostilles-document-authentications/

Step 2 : Department of State

https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/legal-considerations/judicial/authentication-of-documents/office-of-authentications.html

2. Two recent (2 x 2 inches) photographs of the child

3. In case of the U.S. Birth certificate does not have a hospital name and child’s weight. The applicant needs to get a certified letter from the hospital

4. Proof of your current address such as a utility bills

5. Original and or a copy of  Parent’s U.S. Passport or U.S. Driver license or State ID

6. Original and or a notarize signatures copy of Parent’s Thai National ID Card or Thai House registration with 13-digit ID.

7. Original and or a notarize signatures copy of Parent’s valid Thai passport

8. Original and or a notarize signatures copy of Parents’ Marriage Certificate (if applicable)

9. Completed* “Application of Birth Certificate Form” [Download]

10. Completed* “Application of Legalization Form” [Download]

11. Completed* “Testimony of the Mother Form” in case of a Non-Thai Father [Download]

12. Completed* “Testimony of Mother Form” in case that parents have not registered their marriage [Download]

13. Legalization Fee-Money order of $15.00 USD made payable to “Royal Thai Embassy”

14. Self-addressed return envelope by ‘USPS (US Postal Service) Priority Mail Express’ with $25.50 postage stamp

Advice on first and last names of the child
  • The child’s names in the Thai Birth Certificate must be the same (i.e. written in Thai as it is pronounced in English) as in the U.S. Birth Certificate
  • The child’s last name must be that of his legal father or mother. The spellings of such last name must follow the parent’s Thai document.
*All required forms and other information can be found at www.thaiembdc.org/th

 

Office Hours & Address

  • Chancery (1024 Wisconsin Ave NW Washington DC 20007)
    M - F 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
    & 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Consular Office (2300 Kalorama Rd NW Washington DC 20008)
    M - F 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

    Thai Embassy's Public Holiday

Thai Time/ U.S. Time

17-Jul-201917-Jul-2019

 

Since June 7th, 2015