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THAI ID CARDS

Application for Thai National ID card


General Information

  • The first Thai national ID card is required to be done in Thailand.
  • Applicants eligible to apply for Thai National ID card must have the previous card and the name must not be registered in Central House Registration.
  • Thai National ID card contains details of personal data in accordance with Thailand’s database on House Registration system. In the case that the applicants wish to change the name title or surname after marriage or divorce, the applicants are required to apply for an amendment of his/her personal data at Thai District Offices in Thailand prior to applying for Thai National ID.

Applying for a Thai National ID card

  • Thai National ID card contains biometric information that can be used to authenticate the identity so one must apply for Thai National ID card in person only.
  • Applicants can renew Thai National ID card up to 60 days prior to the expiry of the current card.
  • There is no charge for renewing the card, changing name title or changing English’s spelling of name and surname
  • The application fee of AUD 5.00 (cash only) is applied in the cases of loss or damage, change of name, surname or address. (The applicants are required to apply for an amendment of his/her personal data at Thai District Offices in Thailand prior to applying for Thai National ID)
  • Thai National ID card will be issued immediately after the application process is completed.
  • Thai National ID form completely filled out.

Required Documents

 Renewal of Thai National ID card

  • Current Thai National ID card

Change of name or surname on Thai National ID card

  • Current Thai National ID card and Certificate of Name Change in Thailand

 Replacement of damaged card

  • Current Thai National ID card

 Change of name, title or address

  • Current Thai National ID card

 Loss of Thai National ID card

  • Current Thai passport 
  • If the applicants do not have a Thai passport, Thai House Registration or Birth Certificate and an Australian Photo Identity showing the same name and last name as Thai National ID card, are required

 Loss or replacement of old-versioned Thai National ID card (black and white)

  • Thai passport or Household Registration or Thai Birth Certificate indicating 13-digited Thai Citizen Number as well as Australian Photo Identity showing the same name and surname as shown in the Thai documents.
  • If the Australian Photo Identity shows different name and surname, the applicants must bring documents indicating the name change or Marriage Certificate for identity proof.

 

Service hours

Monday to Friday                  Morning            09.30 hrs – 12.30 hrs

                                                          Afternoon          14.00 hrs – 16.30 hrs

*Except public holidays (For additional information about Official public holidays, please click here)

 

For further enquiry, please send an email to thaiid@thaiconsulatesydney.org