The Australian Consulate for Northern Thailand is located in Chiang Mai and operated by an Honorary Consul. Explore the “MENU” to find  “Consulate information”. Below find contact details and a link to information about frequently asked questions.

The Consul is an expat Aussie, retired Canadian Mountie, well-traveled soul and gentleman of leisure who is wandering life’s path, enjoying it’s experiences & a life less ordinary.   Enjoy Musings of my life’s yesterdays and today“.


Air Quality & Pollution – Please monitor the situation due to health impacts.

Voting in Australian Election 2019see this web page for information.

Anzac Day Dawn Service, Chiang Maisee here for details.


The Consulate for Northern Thailand supports the Australian Embassy in the consular district, provides some consular assistance to Australians, promotes and strengthens the Australian-Thailand bilateral relationships and participates in the Consular Corps of Northern Thailand.

Consulate hours of normal operation are – Monday to Thursday – 09:00 am – 12:00 noon – Closed – Friday, Saturday, Sunday & public holidays – Visits are by appointment only

For consular information and before visiting please make contact with the consulate:  Phone: 091 857 6996, (business hours only) or Email: or

Out of Hours Assistance

For urgent After/Out Of Hours consular assistance – Phone the Embassy on 02 344 6300 and, (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 Emergency Center on +61 2 6261 3305 (call charges apply).

Consular Services & Answers to Frequent Questions

Passport applications & renewals can be lodged at the Consulate in Chiang Mai. Find out about the Consular Outreach program changes, notarial services, passport applications, visa matters and more by:

Clicking here for information

Other Consulate Website – You can also refer to information on an associated consulate website –  “Australian Consulate Chiang Mai Website


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Australian Activities in Chiang Mai

Australia Day – 26 January – Have a look at 2019 events in Chiang Mai. You can also check out last years happenings –  2018 activity

Anzac Day – 25 April – The plans for 2019 are being organised. It is anticipated to be at the same location and time as last year – see 2018 activity.

Australia Showcase – Our pavilion was on display from 22 June to 1 July 2018 at the Chiang Mai Exhibition and Convention Center. See this website for more.

My Personal Pages


The other aspect of this website is a look at my personal journey of a life less ordinary and through the experiences.  See the menu links to explore my earlier life – in Canada, Australia and now Thailand.  This is a link to overview my journey:

My Life Path

This is a link to a new site – My Happy Snaps – a photo-blog or journal in pictures of life in Thailand.