The Consulate in Chiang Mai is CLOSED – from 21 May to 13 June. The consulate will open again on Monday 14 June.
No phone or email service is available with the Consulate during this period. The next dates for passport applications in Chiang Mai are on – 22 & 23 June (see below)
For assistance, when the consulate is closed, contact the Bangkok Embassy Consular Section: phone 02 344 6300 – or -email: firstname.lastname@example.org
For urgent Out of Hours assistance (when Embassy & Consulate are closed) – Phone the Embassy on – 02 344 6300 & select option 1 to be transferred to the Consular Emergency Center in Australia. If your call is not transferred you can call the Canberra Emergency Center on +61 2 6261 3305 (call charges apply).
Passports – Lodging applications at the Consulate in Chiang Mai has been suspended temporarily. During our closure period you can lodge your application at the Australian Embassy in Bangkok, with an appointment. See link for application & appointment information: http://thailand.embassy.gov.au/…/Australian_Passports…
The next dates for lodging passport applications in Chiang Mai, will be on 22 & 23 June 2021. You can email for info & appointment, but emails will not be responded to until 14 June.
In the interim period you lodge applications with the Bangkok Embassy Consular Section or contact them for passport information.
Notarial Services – Chiang Mai Consulate can not provide this service. The Consulate is not authorised (by DFAT policy), so is not able to assist with notary (document) services.
Some notarial services are available at the Embassy Consular Section in Bangkok (appointment required). See link http://thailand.embassy.gov.au/bkok/Notarial_Services.html
Consulate Conditions of Service & Entry
Due to recent customer service incidents, for in person services at the Consulate the following condition of entry and service will apply & need to be acknowledged:
“Abuse of consular staff or inappropriate behavior & language will not be tolerated. Service may be cancelled and the client or accompanying person(s} will be directed to leave the Consulate if they display bad behavior or are abusive.
The Australian Consulate in Chiang Mai is operated from a private residence. It is not Australian property and clients do not have a right of entry or of stay.”