Electronic Passport (E-PASSPORT)
An applicant must apply for an e-passport in person at the Royal Thai Consulate because his/her biometric data, such as fingerprints, must be collected by a contactless integrated circuit.
1. Applicant’s previous Thai Passport or a certified copy
2. Thai Citizenship I.D.Card/House Registration which contains the 13-digit Personal Number
Applicants under 20 years old
1. Previous Thai Passport (If applicable)
2. Birth Certificate or Thai Citizenship I.D.Card/House Registration which contains the
13-digit Personal Number
3. Valid Passports or Citizenship I.D.Cards of applicant’s parents or legal guardian
4. Applicant’s parents or legal guardian must appear and sign the parental consent form
5. If the applicant’s parents or legal guardian live in Thailand, they can sign the parental
consent form at the Passport Division, Department of Consular Affairs, However, if they
are not in the Kingdom, they must sign the parental consent form at the nearest Thai
embassy or consulate-general
- A child who was born to either or both Thai parents is qualified for Thai citizenship and is,
therefore, eligible to a Thai passport.
- If a child was born to a Thai mother outside the Kingdom, the mother will have to notify the Thai
embassy and/or consulate-general so that a Birth Certificate can be issued to prove that the
child holds a Thai nationality.
- If a child was born to a Thai father who did not sign a marriage certificate with a foreign mother,
he/she will be qualified for Thai citizenship by
(1) The subsequent marriage of the parents
(2) Legitimate Child Registration made on application by the Thai father
(3) A court order on the legitimate child of the father.
1. An official letter from the Office of Civil Service Commission or the applicant’s ministry
granting the applicant permission to continue studying aboard.
2. A copy of Thai House Registration or the Thai Citizenship I.D.Card
3. Applicant’s previous Official Passport
1. An official letter from Sangha Supreme Council granting the applicant permission to travel
2. Buddhist monk identification card
3. A copy of House/Temple Registration
4. Previous Thai Passport or a certified copy
Additional Documents (If applicable)
1) Change of Name Certificate
- Required if an applicant’s current name or surname does not match that in the Passport or
the amendments made in the Passport
2) Marriage Certificate
- Required if a female applicant has taken her spouse’s surname
- Required if an applicant is under 20 and his/her mother’s surname does not match that of the
3. Divorce Certificate
- Required if a female applicant’s surname has changed from the surname shown on her
Passport due to a divorce
4. Memorandum of Divorce
- Required to prove sole custody of accompanying parent if the applicant is under 20 years
5. Adoption/Legal Custody Certificate
- Required if an applicant is under 20 years of age whose birth parents had legally given up the
applicant for adoption, or his/her parents are not married, and the applicant is in the father’s
6. Alien Certificate of the applicant’s parents (only for applicants under 20 years old)
- Required only if the parents are aliens
1. The applicant will be charged a $55 fee for an E-Passport application.
2. The processing time takes about 3-6 weeks.
3. In the case of a lost or stolen passport, a police report with one photocopy are required.
4. For more information, please contact 02 9241 2542-3 to 200 and 206.