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

The Consul is an ex-pat Aussie, retired Canadian Mountie & well-traveled soul wandering life’s path. Now a gentleman of leisure, he enjoys the experiences of a life less ordinary.   Explore Musings of life’s yesterdays and today” .

Covid-19 Information

Please monitor – Australian Embassy Bangkok website and Facebook page for information and updates.

Regarding letters of extension for Thai Visa’s – can only be issued by the Embassy Bangkok – see this Embassy webpage

If you have questions regarding any impact COVID-19 may have on your travel, please contact your airline/travel provider for advice or consult the following websites.

Travel to Australia:  please refer to latest updates on Australia’s entry restrictions

Travel to Thailand: please refer to latest updates from Thai authority (Department of Disease Control)

Australian Government’s Travel Advice for Thailand

Australian Government’s COVID-19 Travel Advice

Resources and Social Media Reference Sites of Interest, including for Chiang Mai

Various Covid-19 Resources and Social Media Reference Sites



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.

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: – or –

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 –

Consular Services & Answers to Frequent Questions

More information – Consular Outreach program, notarial services, passport applications, Australian visa & citizenship matters, and other frequent questions:

Click here for more information  –

Passport applications & renewals – can be lodged at the Consulate in Chiang Mai with an appointment, normally on Tuesdays and Wednesdays.

Notarial Services (such as witnesses signatures, certified copies, etc) can not be provided by the Chiang Mai Consulate. Notarial services are only available at the Embassy in Bangkok, with an appointment.

Alternate Website – You can also refer to the information provided on –  “Australian Consulate Chiang Mai


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My Personal Pages


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.