Australian Embassy Consular Outreach & Passports – Chiang Mai

OUTREACH PROGRAM

The Consular Outreach visits to Chiang Mai in 2019 will be reduced in 2019 and anticipate the next visit to be in June 2019. At least six weeks’ notice will be provided by the Embassy for their next visit date. please monitor here for updates.

Passport Applications

Australian passport applications (& renewals) can now be lodged with the Honorary Consul, Chiang Mai – by appointment only. Please contact the Australian Consulate Chiang Mai (Monday to Thursday 9 am to 12 noon) on 091 857 6996 or by email –ausconcm@gmail.com – to book an appointment.

Note that you need to allow a minimum of four weeks for the passport to be processed and returned to you. Payment at the consulate in Chiang Mai is by credit card (Visa or MasterCard) authorisation form ONLY. No cash or debit card payment is accepted.

For information on the requirements to lodge a passport application, please refer to Australian Passports section on the Embassy’s webpage. An interesting Australian Passport Video – a behind the scenes look here

Australian Embassy in Bangkok – is available to lodge passport applications and to provide notarial services. The consular services section no longer witnessing income or bank balance statutory declarations for Thai Immigration purposes. They no longer provide statutory declarations for residence certificates. See this page.

Book an appointment  – at the Australian Embassy in Bangkok an appointment is required for passport of notarial services. Please refer to the Embassy Appointment Booking page on our website for further information.

Further Information

Please contact the following if your require further details or to confirm fees payable:

  • the Embassy Consular section on 02 344 6300 or email – consular.bangkok@dfat.gov.au – or
  • Chiang Mai Consulate 091 857 6996 or ausconcm@gmail.com

Notarial fees – these are legislated according to the Consular Fees Act 1955 and consular staff has no discretion in applying these fees.

* Fee Payment – Credit or debit card payment is required at the Embassy or during the Outreach. For passport services at the Chiang Mai Consulate ONLY a Credit card (visa or mastercard) authorisation form is accepted.

Note – the Consulate in Chiang Mai is not authorised to provide notarial (document) services.

Reference sites:

Passports: https://www.passports.gov.au/…/Pages/passport-fees-2017.aspx

Notarials: http://thailand.embassy.gov.au/bkok/Notarial_Services.html

Australian Consulate Chiang Mai website: https://tranquilinthailand.com

 

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