What are the working days of the Thai Embassy?
The Thailand Embassy/Consulate operates Monday through Friday. It is closed on Saturdays, Sundays and, public holidays or any special days specified by the Embassy from time to time.
To know more, please visit: https://thaiembdc.org/contact/
The Thailand Embassy is in Washington, with Thani Thongphakdi serving as the Ambassador. The Embassy of Thailand offers many services to the Thailand Citizen as well as for other citizens in the United States, such as Thailand passport renewal, emergency passport Issuing, attestation certificates, Thailand visa requirements for Diplomatic and official passport holders, etc.
To know more, please visit: https://thaiembdc.org/.
To allow for more ease of use and access, the Embassy/Consulate has established multiple Consulates across the country to offer its services seamlessly.
What are the primary activities performed by the Embassy/Consulate of Thailand located in Washington, USA?
The Embassy/Consulate assists travelers from the United States to Thailand, and vice versa. It also plays a main role in the educational exchange program, science, and technical development, arts, and culture sponsored by the Thailand government.
What are the other services offered by the Thailand Consulate/ Embassy in Washington?
Community Services: Embassy dealing with aiding the distressed the Thailand woman, community welfare societies providing help to the Thailand diaspora, registration of new organization with the Thailand Embassy, transportation of mortal remains to Thailand with due respect, sending and receiving legal documents/summons through Embassy
Commerce: Business news services, appointing Commercial representative, aiding the establishment of new businesses in the USA, maintaining regulation of both export and import in coordination with USA authorities, promotion of Thailand exporters and manufacturers in the USA, promoting Investing in Thailand, publishing list of exhibition and trade fair in Thailand
Education: Publishing Thailand centric activities in university and schools, providing no objection certificate to students for study in Thailand, registration of Thailand student aboard, study in Thailand promotion activities, doing a student exchange program, giving science and technology-related opportunities, academic research collaborations
What type of passport services are provided by the Thailand Embassy/Consulate?
The primary purposes of travel to the United States by Thailand nationals are tourism, higher education, employment, and other activities (such as parents visiting children, business events, etc.). In the United States, any foreign resident needs to possess a valid travel document, or the traveler will be deported to their home country. If the travel documents, such as a passport, got expired or were lost, the Embassy would work to provide new records to the traveler and issue an emergency Thailand passport based on the travel need of the applicant.
How many Thailand Consulates/Embassy is in the United States to serve travelers?
The Thailand Embassy in Washington (address listed above) along with thirteen Consulates/Embassy spread across the country to aid travelers to and from Thailand.
Royal Thai Consulate-General – New York
351 E 52nd St.
New York, NY 10022
Royal Thai Consulate-General – Chicago
700 North Rush Street,
Chicago IL 60611-2504
Royal Thai Consulate-General – Los Angeles
611 N.Larchmon Blvd, 2nd Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90004
Royal Thai Honorary Consulate-General – Atlanta
C/O Akerman LLP, 999 Peachtree Street, N.E, Suite 540,
Atlanta, Georgia 30309
Royal Thai Honorary Consulate-General – Boston
41 Union Street,
Boston, MA 02108
Royal Thai Honorary Consulate-General – Dallas
15950 North Dallas Parkway, South Tower Ste 400,
Dallas, Texas 75248
Royal Thai Honorary Consulate-General – Denver
8821 E.Hampden Ave. Suite 256,
Denver, Colorado 80231
Royal Thai Honorary Consulate-General – Honolulu
1035 Kikowaena place,
Honolulu, HI 96819
Royal Thai Honorary Consulate-General – Houston
3 Greenway Plaza, Suite 800,
Houston, TX 77046
Royal Thai Honorary Consulate-General – Miami
2525 Ponce de Leon Boulevard – Suite 300,
Coral Gables, Florida 33134
Royal Thai Honorary Consulate-General – New Orleans
320 Julia St,
New Orleans, LA 70130
Royal Thai Honorary Consulate-General – Portland
The Maytag Building, 1136 N.W Hoyt Street, Suite 210,
Portland, Oregon 97209
Royal Thai Honorary Consulate-General – Salt Lake City
757 South River Front Parkway #110,
South Jordan UT 84095
Does a Consulate operate out of Washington Consulate/Embassy?
Yes. There is a Consulate in Washington DC, which operates separately from the Embassy. The Consulate is located at 2300 Kalorama Road, NW Washington, DC 20008-1623
Can a traveler submit travel documents to the Thailand Embassy/Consulate in Washington?
Yes. The applicant can visit Thailand visa application center for submission of documents, and they must be submitted by visiting the Thailand Embassy/Consulate in Washington, In the case of an Thailand e visa, a visit is not mandatory to the Embassy, Consulate, or Thailand authorized visa agent.
Can a traveler collect travel documents from the Thailand Embassy/Consulate in Washington?
Yes, you must visit the Thailand Embassy/Consulate in Washington to collect the documents. For Thailand electronic visa, you don’t require to visit.
What are the hours of operation of the Thailand Embassy/Consulate in Washington?
Thailand Embassy working hours are 9:00 AM to 12:30 PM and 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM. Consular Service Hours are 09:00 AM to 12:00 PM EST for Walk-In and 1:30 PM to 5:00 PM EST for Inquiry by phone
On which holidays is the Embassy/Consulate closed?
The list of holidays the Thailand Embassy in Washington observes can be found at the link below.
Are there any jurisdictional restrictions regarding services from the Thailand Embassy in Washington?
Yes, only people residing in the states under Consular control of Thailand Embassy, Washington, are eligible for services like the issue of passports and visa services.
Which states are coming under the jurisdiction of the Thailand Consulate/Embassy in Washington?
The Washington Embassy covers the following states and territories: Alabama, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, Puerto Rico, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, and West Virginia.
Is there an emergency phone number to reach the Washington Consulate/Embassy?
For any Consular emergency services, please contact number 202-684-8493. The number is available during weekends and other Embassy holidays. For people who are in serious need only contact the above number and this service is only for Thailand Citizens.
Does Thailand provide any E-visa?
Yes, there are two types of E-visa offered by Thailand as following
What is the Visa-Free Score of Thailand Passports?
Thailand passports accumulate points to every visa-free nation that determines enter without obtaining a visa or to get an arrival visa.
To explore more details about Thailand Visa-Free Score, check out: https://www.passportindex.org/passport/thailand/