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See below details & site menu above for consular information and what can be or cannot be provided by the Australian Consulate


This website was developed to offer consular & other information that may be useful to clients in northern Thailand.

Consulate & Contact

The Consulate supports the Australian Embassy in the Northern Thailand consular district.  This support consists of providing some consular assistance & information to clients, promoting and strengthening the Australian-Thailand bilateral relationships, undertaking public diplomacy and participating in the Consular Corps of Northern Thailand.

The Australian Consulate normally operates Monday to Thursday

  • Hours: 09:00 am – 12:00 noon
  • Closed Friday, Saturday, Sunday & public holidays
  • Visits by appointment only
  • For information or before visiting please contact the Consulate:

Phone: 091 857 6996 or Email: australianconsulate.chiangmai@gmail.com

Out Of Hours consular assistance  – If the Consulate is closed please phone the Embassy on 02 344 6300 or email them – consular.bangkok@dfat.gov.au – (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 call the Emergency Centre 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 Centre in the first instance to discuss your needs on: 1 300 555 135 (within Australia Only)

AUSTRALIA DAY 2018 Chiangmai – Australia Day celebration opportunities were available around town on Friday 26th January 2018 and the Consulate got out and about to participate – check out this post for details.

Outreach Program

The Australian Embassy provides a Consular Service Outreach Program that visits Chiangmai – The Embassy offers some notarial and passport services during the visit program. The Outreach operates at Le Meridien Hotel Chiang Mai – See below for next date or more information at this website.

Consular Service Limitations

Notarial and Passport Services – The Consulate in Chiang Mai is not authorised to provide notarial services (statutory declarations, witness signatures or certify true copies) or accept Australian passport applications, in accordance the Consular Fees Act & DFAT policy. It can offer referral information or see this Embassy page.

Australian Visa or Citizenship by Decent -The Consulate is not able to assist with visa and citizenship matters Information and visa application are managed by the Department of Homeland Affairs (Immigration and Border Protection). You can obtain information at this website.

Register marriage in Thailand -The Consulate is not able to assist – see the information at this website.

Thailand Visa’s & extensions – The Consulate can not offer advice or information on obtaining, extending or facilitating visa’s for Thailand.  If you are in Thailand contact Thai Immigration.  There are many Thai Visa Agents in Chiang Mai to assist visa matters – these can be on through the internet. If you are in Australia you need to contact the Thai Embassy, Canberra or a Thai Consulate closest to you.

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