The Australian Consulate for Northern Thailand in Chiang Mai is operated by an Honorary Consul. The Consul is an ex-pat Aussie, retired Canadian Mountie & well-traveled soul wandering life’s path & enjoying a life-less-ordinary.
Explore the “MENU” to find “Consulate information”. Contact details and answers to frequently asked questions – including COVID 19 are below. You can also explore my personal “Musings of life’s yesterdays and today“.
The CONSULATE IS CLOSED – from 22 October to 8 November 2020. Please contact the Embassy Consular Section in Bangkok (see below)
The Consulate for Northern Thailand supports the Australian Embassy Bangkok across the consular district. It provides some consular assistance to Australians, promotes and strengthens the Australian-Thailand bilateral relationships, and participates in the Consular Corps of Northern Thailand.
When Open, our hours – Monday to Thursday – 09:00 am – 12:00 noon
Visits are by appointment only.
Closed – Friday, Saturday, Sunday & public holidays
For consular information and before visiting – please contact the consulate: Phone: 091 857 6996, (business hours only) or Email: email@example.com – or – firstname.lastname@example.org
Out of Hours Assistance
For After Hours/Out Of Hours consular assistance – Phone the Bangkok Embassy on 02 344 6300 – or – (if it is after Embassy hours – select option 1 – to be transferred to the Consular Emergency Center in Australia). If your call is not transferred, you can call the Consular Emergency Center on +61 2 6261 3305 (call charges apply). For non-urgent matters, you can contact the Embassy Consular Section by email – email@example.com
The Australian Embassy Bangkok is managing the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade response in Thailand. Please monitor the Embassy social media sites for information and updates:
Australia in Thailand Facebook page (updates)
Australian Registration in Thailand – See website for information required
Australian Immigration, visas & citizenship Information
Travel to Australia: please refer to latest updates on Australia’s entry restrictions
Thai Immigration – Visa Extensions
For visa support letters, see the Embassy Bangkok webpage for further information.
If you have questions regarding your Thai visa please liaise with your local Thai Immigration office. The Consulate in Chiang Mai can not assist with your visa extensions or provide visa advice.
Consular Services & Answers to Frequent Questions
The consular Outreach program, notarial services, passport applications, Australian visa & citizenship matters, and other frequent questions – click the link for more information –
Passport applications & renewals – can be lodged at the Consulate in Chiang Mai with an appointment, normally every other Tuesday and Wednesday. Please email or call the Consulate for passport application information or to make an appointment. You can also find information at this Embassy webpage.
Notarial Services (such as witnesses signatures, certified copies, registering marriage in Thailand docs, etc) can not be provided by the Chiang Mai Consulate. Notarial services are only available at the Embassy in Bangkok, with an appointment. Check the Embassy website & click the heading “Services for Australians” for details.
Alternate Website – You can also refer to the information provided on – “Australian Consulate Chiang Mai“
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MUSING OF MY LIFE; YESTERDAYS AND TODAY
The other aspect of this website highlights my journey through a life less ordinary by sharing some of my personal experiences. Through the menu explore my earlier life – in Canada, Australia and now Thailand. This is an overview of the journey: My Life Path
Australian Events – Chiang Mai
Australia Day – 26 January – Chiang Mai 2020
CANCELLED – Anzac Day Dawn Service – 25 April 2020 – This years dawn service hosted by the International House of Praise has been cancelled – see this post.