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Consular Services : Legalization of Work Contract

Legalization of Contract of employment

To prevent workers being tricked into working abroad without being paid according to the law. Employees shall have the contract approved by Royal Thai Embassy to receive permission to go out from the country.

Processes:

1. An employer fills in Contract of employment (1 contract per 1 person) in English (Please download https://lomake.fi/forms/pdf/STM/6.02/en or employment contact for fruit and berry farming task (Download here)) and also Legalization Work Contract Form (Download here)

2. An employer sends Contract of employment(s) of all employees and Legalization work contract form to Royal Thai Embassy, Helsinki for prior approval by e-mail or post.

3. Royal Thai Embassy will inform you by e-mail or phone either approved or not.

4. For a case that Contract of employment(s) is/are approved, the employer can sign the contract(s) and have them notarized by the local Notary Public (Maistraatti).

5.  The aforementioned notarized Employment Contract(s) must subsequently be certified by the Ministry for Foreign Affairs,Finland (Ulkoasiainministeriö)/ Estonia

Ulkoministeriön laillistuspalvelujen yhteystiedot (Suomi)

Asiakaspalvelu on avoinna ma–ke klo 9–12. Puhelinvaihde: 0295 350 000
Postiosoite: Ulkoministeriö , KPA-20/Laillistukset  PL 423

 

The consular department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Estonia)
Address: B division, Lauteri 2, Tallinn
Post address: Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Consular Department, Islandi väljak 1, 15049 Tallin

6. The Employer submit/send the original certified Contract of employment(s) together with the original Legalization Work Contract Form to the Royal Thai Embassy, Helsinki for the final process. 

   Address: Royal Thai Embassy, Lönnrotin Puistikko 5 A 2, 00120 Helsinki

     7. The Employer sends the certified Contract of employment(s) to the Employee in Thailand. After that the employee brings the work contract and report to Thailand Overseas Employment Administration (http://www.overseas.doe.go.th/) or local labour department in her/her province in order to receive permission to go out from the country. 

 

Importance notice

1. If you sent the application by post, please enclose a self-addressed stamped envelope with sufficient postage for the return documents. 

     2. Process of checking and considering Contract of employment(s)  and other related documents takes approximately 1-2  weeks or longer, therefore the Employee/Employer should not buy the flight ticket yet.

3.  The Contract of employment(s) can be submitted no earlier than three months before the working starts. 

Working Hours:

The Embassy opens during 9.00-12.00 Monday-Friday, except public holidays announced by the Royal Thai Embassy, Helsinki.

 

For further inquires please contact the Embassy by phone  09 612 2640

from Mon-Fri during 13.30-16.00 hrs.