Services and Information: A-Z
The Consulate’s American Citizen Service (ACS) unit provides a range of services and information to U.S. citizens living and traveling in northern Thailand, including:
- Emergency Assistance. To report the death, arrest, or serious illness or injury of a U.S. citizen in Northern Thailand.
- Birth of a U.S. Citizen. How to apply for a Consular Report of Birth Abroad and first U.S. passport for your new baby.
- Death of a U.S. Citizen. A death in the family is harder when it happens so far away. Here’s what to expect when a U.S. citizen dies in Thailand.
- Federal Benefits. We can help you access benefits provided by the Social Security Administration, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), or other agencies.
- Getting Married. If you get married in Thailand, here’s what you need to do to make it legal.
- Legal Matters and Arrest. Information on Thai legal procedure, including information about immigration violations.
- Notary Services. The Consulate provides services similar to those of a notary public in the United States. We also provide documents that you might need for Thai immigration or to get a Thai driver’s license.
- Passport Services. How to apply for your first U.S. passport, renew your expiring U.S. passport, or replace a lost or stolen U.S. passport. Or, you can Add More Pages to your valid U.S. passport
- Professional Services. Though we offer many services at the Consulate, there are some things we can’t do. Here’s where to find a doctor, a lawyer, a mailing service, or a translator.
- Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP). Let us know that you’re here! Signing up for STEP allows us to contact you in an emergency or share information in a crisis.
- Safety and Security. Important information for U.S. citizens living and traveling in Thailand.
- Taxes. Information on U.S. federal tax matters, including how to apply for an Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN).
- Thai Visas. Information about Thai visas for U.S. citizens, including retirement visas.
- Voting Assistance. Though you’re outside the U.S., you still can vote in U.S. elections. Here’s how to register and vote absentee.
To provide consistent and equitable service to the many U.S. citizens who live in and visit northern Thailand, we use an appointment system for all of the non-emergency services listed above. To make an appointment, please visit our ACS Appointment page.
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