The Consulate supports the Australian Embassy Bangkok in the Northern Thailand consular district.
The Australian Consulate in Chiang Mai is operated by an Honorary Consul.
The website offers information about Australian consular services & other matters. Generally, this involves providing consular information & some assistance, (we take passport applications by appointment- Note: we can not provide notarial services). It also involves promoting and strengthening the Australian-Thailand bilateral relationships, undertaking public diplomacy, and participating in the Consular Corps of Northern Thailand.
Open hours: – Monday to Thursday – 9:00 am to 12:00 noon – Visit by appointment Only –
Closed – Friday, Saturday, Sunday & Public Holidays (or as advertised)
For Information & before visiting, contact the Consulate – during operating hours – Phone: 091 857 6996 – or – email: firstname.lastname@example.org – or – ausconcm@tranquilinthailand
Location – Google Map
Out Of Hours Consular Assistance
When the Consulate is closed contact the Bangkok Embassy on 02 344 6300 or email – email@example.com – (for a business hours response). If it is after Embassy hours, select option 1 to be transferred to the Consular Emergency Centre in Australia.
If your call is not transferred, you can contact the DFAT Emergency Center on +61 2 6261 3305 (call charges apply).
If you are in Australia and want to make contact with the Consulate in Chiang Mai, it is recommended you contact the DFAT Consular Emergency Center in the first instance to discuss your needs: 1 300 555 135 (within Australia Only)
The following is an extract from the Australian Embassy Bangkok website:
COVID-19 updates and returning to Australia
- Global COVID-19 Health Advisory
- COVID-19 and travel
- COVID-19: Frequently asked questions
- COVID-19 and the border (Department of Home Affairs)
- Coronavirus (COVID-19) advice for travellers (Department of Health)
- Travelling to Thailand and Thai visas
Monitor the Australian Embassy Bangkok website & social media for information updates:
Thailand Visa Extension for Foreigners
The Consulate in Chaing Mai can not provide Thai visa information, advice, or assistance to extend your visa. For more information about your situation please contact the Immigration Bureau’s call center at 1178 or your local Immigration Office.
Passport & Consular Service – Limitations in Chiang Mai
For general information see this Australian Embassy consular service web page
Passports – New and renewal passport applications can be lodged in person with an appointment at the Consulate in Chiang Mai, (only on nominated days). -. Click – the Bangkok Embassy passport webpage for passport information. Please email or phone the consulate for application information and to discuss appointment dates – firstname.lastname@example.org
Notarial Services – The Consulate in Chiang Mai is not authorised to provide notarial services (statutory declarations, witness signatures, residence certificates or certify true copies) in accordance with the Consular Fees Act & DFAT policy. It can offer referral information. Some notarial services are available by mail with Embassy in Bangkok. see this Embassy webpage
Australian Visa or Citizenship by Decent -The Consulate is not able to assist with Australian visa and citizenship applications and related matters. Information and visa application are managed by the Department of Homeland Affairs (Immigration). Applications can be made online or through the Australian Visa Application Center – with an office in Chiang Mai. You can obtain further information on this website.
Register marriage in Thailand -The Consulate is not able to assist with paperwork requirements but can provide information. Please see the information on this website.
Thailand Visa’s & extensions – The Consulate can not offer advice, information or assistance on obtaining, extending or facilitating visas for Thailand. If you are in Thailand contact Thai Immigration. There are also many Thai Visa Agents in Chiang Mai who can assist with visa matters – these can be found through internet searches. If you are in Australia you need to contact the Thai Embassy, Canberra or a Thai Consulate closest to you for information.
Assisting Australians Overseas – Consular Service Charter
This Charter outlines the consular services and assistance that are provided to Australian citizens by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade. There will be circumstances in which our ability to provide consular support may be limited.
Be the first to know official government advice when traveling. Stay in contact with your family & friends when traveling & assist in the event of an emergency.