Considerations for Older Travelers

“More and more numbers of U.S. citizens are traveling or living abroad after they retire.  Some are experienced adventure travelers, and for some it’s a first ever international trip.  As an older traveler, you may face challenges related to health, federal benefits, or emergency services while abroad. For helpful information and resources about this topic …

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Consular Outreach: Pattaya

The Consular Section of the U.S. Embassy in Bangkok is pleased to provide services in Pattaya. Date: Wednesday, June 6, 2018 Time: 10:00AM to NOON Venue: Dusit Thani Pattaya Hotel Address: 240/2 Pattaya Beach Road, Pattaya City, Chonburi 20150, Thailand Hotel phone: +66 (0) 3842 5611 Website:  https://www.dusit.com/dusitthani/pattaya/location No appointment necessary, services are provided on a …

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2018 International Women of Courage Award

The Secretary of State’s International Women of Courage Award annually recognizes women around the globe who have demonstrated exceptional courage and leadership in advocating for peace, justice, human rights, gender equality, and women’s empowerment, often at great personal risk. Since the inception of this award in 2007, the State Department has honored over 120 women …

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Consular Outreach: Phuket

The Consular Section of the U.S. Embassy in Bangkok is pleased to hold a Town Hall and provide services in Phuket on Wednesday, 14 March 2018. Date: 14 March 2018 Time:  11:30am-12:00pm Town Hall 12:00pm – 3:00pm Passport/Notary Services *Please note the new time* Venue:   Millennium Resort Patong Phuket Address: 199 Rat-U-Thit 200 Pee Road, Patong, Kathu, Phuket 83150 Hotel phone:   (66) 7 …

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Consular Outreach: Udon Thani

The Consular Section of the U.S. Embassy in Bangkok is pleased to provide services in Udon Thani on Wednesday, 7 March 2018. Further details regarding this event will be sent by email to all Americans registered in the STEP program ( http://step.state.gov/step ). We recommend that all U.S. visitors and residents in Thailand register to receive updates and information …

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Consular Outreach: Chiang Rai

The Consular Section of the U.S. Consulate in Chiang Mai is pleased to announce that we will be providing services in Chiang Rai on Friday, March 16, 2018. Time: 8:30 – 11:30 AM Venue: Le Meridien Chiang Rai Resort Address: 221/2 M. 20, Kwaewai Rd., T. Robwieng, A. Muang, Chiang Rai, 57000, Thailand Hotel phone:  +66 (53) 603 …

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2018 Southeast Asia Youth Leadership Program Thailand

Information for Applicants Application Deadline: Thursday, January 25, 2018 Program Description: Secondary school students from Thailand are invited to apply for participation in the Southeast Asia Youth Leadership Program (SEAYLP) which will take place in April 2018. The program will host 50 to 60 participants from countries in Southeast Asia that are members of the …

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American English E-Teacher Spring 2018

The American English E-Teacher Program offers 8-week, online university-level courses in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) developed by U.S. educational institutions. What courses are available? Using Educational Technology in the English Language Classroom Integrating Critical Thinking Skills into the Exploration of Culture in an EFL Setting Teaching Grammar Communicatively Professional Development for …

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Consular Outreach: Mae Sot

The Consular Section of the U.S. Consulate in Chiang Mai is pleased to provide services in Mae Sot, Tak. Date: Friday, November 17, 2017 Time: 8:30 – 10:30 AM Location: Centara Mae Sot Hill Resort in Mae Sot, Tak Address: 100 Asia Road, Amphur Mae Sot, Tak Hotel phone: (055) 532 601 – 8 Information about all our upcoming …

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Consular Outreach: Phuket

***To receive updates of specific times and locations of any of our upcoming outreaches, please register with the SmartTraveler Enrollment Program (STEP) ( http://step.state.gov/step ). STEP is a free service of the U.S. Department of State Bureau of Consular Affairs that allows U.S. citizens traveling and living abroad to enroll with the nearest U.S. Embassy or …

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Consular Outreach: Khon Kaen

The Consular Section of the U.S. Embassy in Bangkok is pleased to provide services in Khon Kaen Date: Wednesday, November 8, 2017 Time: 8:00AM to 11:00AM Venue: Pullman Hotel Address: 9-9 Prachasumran Road, Nai Muang, Muang 40000 KHON KAEN Hotel phone: Telephone: (+66)43/913333 Fax: (+66)43/913334 Email:  pullman@pullmankhonkaen.com http://www.pullmanhotels.com/gb/hotel-1877-pullman-khon-kaen-raja-orchid/index.shtml SERVICES OFFERED AND OFFICIAL EXCHANGE RATES ON November 8, 2017 3,850 THB-  Renewal of adult passports 3,675 THB-  Renewal of minor (under age 16) passports

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Consular Outreach: Pattaya

The Consular Section of the U.S. Embassy in Bangkok is pleased to provide services in Pattaya.  Date: Wednesday, November 1, 2017 Time: 10:00AM to NOON Venue: Dusit Thani Pattaya Hotel Address: 240/2 Pattaya Beach Road, Pattaya City, Chonburi 20150, Thailand Hotel phone: +66 (0) 3842 5611 https://www.dusit.com/dusitthani/pattaya/location/ Additionally, we are glad to announce that we will also come to Pattaya …

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Lower Mekong Initiative: Professional Communication Skills for Leaders Core Curriculum

Click here to download Lower Mekong Initiative: Professional Communication Skills for Leaders Core Curriculum (PDF 29.8MB) © 2017 by LMI PCSL Lower Mekong Initiative Professional Communication Skills for Leaders Core Curriculum for the Office of English Language Programs. This work is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License, except where noted. To view a copy of this license, visit http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0 

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Consular Outreach: Khon Kaen

The Consular Section of the U.S. Embassy in Bangkok is pleased to provide services in Khon Kaen Date: Friday, March 10, 2017 Time: 8:00AM to 11:00AM Venue: Pullman Hotel Address: 9-9 Prachasumran Road, Nai Muang, Muang 40000 KHON KAEN Hotel phone: Telephone: (+66)43/322155 Fax: (+66)43/322150 Email: pullman@pullmankhonkaen.com Website:  http://www.pullmanhotels.com/gb/hotel-1877-pullman-khon-kaen-raja-orchid/index.shtml Services will be provided on a first-come, first-served …

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Consular Outreach: Pattaya

The Consular Section of the U.S. Embassy in Bangkok is pleased to provide services in Pattaya Date: Friday, March 3, 2017 Time: 10:00 AM – NOON at the: Venue: Amari Garden Pattaya Address: 240 Pattaya-Naklua Road, Pattaya, 20150 Hotel phone: Tel. +66 (0) 3841 8418 Fax. +66 (0) 3842 8165 http://www.amari.com/garden-pattaya/ Services will be provided on …

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Consular Outreach: Chiang Rai

The Consular Section of the U.S. Consulate General in Chiang Mai is pleased to provide services in Chiang Rai Date:                   March 10, 2017 Time:                  8:30 – 11:30 AM Venue:                   LE MÉRIDIEN CHIANG RAI RESORT Address: 221/2 Moo 20, Kwaewai Rd., Tambon Robwieng, Amphur Muang, Chiang Rai Hotel Phone: +66 53 603 333 | …

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Consular Outreach: Phuket

The Consular Section of the U.S. Embassy in Bangkok is pleased to provide services in Phuket on Friday, November 18, 2016 from 8:00 AM – NOON at the: The Millennium Resort Patong Phuket 199, Rat-Uthit 200 Pee Road Patong, Kathu, Phuket, Thailand 83150 Phone: +66 7 660 1999 E-mail:   enquiry@millenniumpatong.com Services will be provided on a first-come, first-served basis; no appointment is necessary. BANK …

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Chiang Mai Consular Section Renovation: Visa Services and U.S. Citizen Services will resume regular services on Tuesday, November 1, 2016

The Consular Section of the U.S. Consulate General in Chiang Mai is pleased to announce that our office will resume regular services on Tuesday,November 1, 2016. American Citizen Services (ACS) Unit Appointments for routine U.S. Citizen Services, including notarials, passport services, voting inquires and federal benefits inquiries, are available every business Tuesday and Thursday between 8:00-15:00. …

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Consular Outreach: Udon Thani

The Consular Section of the U.S. Embassy in Bangkok is pleased to provide services in Udon Thani on Friday, November 4, 2016 from 8:00 AM – NOON at the: Centara Hotel & Convention Centre Udon Thani Address: 277/1 Prajaksillapakhom Road, Amphur Muang, Udon Thani 41000, Thailand Phone: +66 (0) 4234 3555 Fax: +66 (0) 4234 3550 E-mail: cud@chr.co.th Services will be provided on a first-come, first-served basis; no …

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Consular Outreach: Pattaya

The Consular Section of the U.S. Embassy in Bangkok is pleased to provide services in Pattaya on Friday, October 28, 2016 from 10:00 AM – 1:30 PM at the: Amari Garden Pattaya 240 Pattaya-Naklua Road, Pattaya, 20150 Tel. +66 (0) 3841 8418 Fax. +66 (0) 3842 8165 http://www.amari.com/garden-pattaya/ Services will be provided on a first-come, first-served …

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Consular Outreach: Chiang Mai

The Consular Section of the U.S. Consulate in Chiang Mai is pleased to provide limited U.S. citizen services during our temporary closure (Sep. 12-Oct. 31, 2016) in Chiang Mai on Friday, October 7th, 2016 from 8:30 AM – 11:30 AM and 1:00-2:00 PM at: The River Market Restaurant, Chareon-Phathet Rd., Chiang Mai.  http://therivermarket.com/ Services will be …

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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Update on Bombings in Hua Hin and Other Incidents

This is an update to the Security Message sent to U.S. citizens on the morning of August 12, 2016.   Since late on August 11, multiple bombing incidents have occurred in parts of Thailand, including in Hua Hin, Phang Nga, Trang, Surat Thani, and Phuket. The latest incident occurred at approximately 10:30 a.m. today, August …

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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: August 11, 2016 Bombings in Hua Hin and Other Incidents

In the evening of August 11, two bombs exploded in a Hua Hin market area; a third bomb exploded near the Hua Hin clock tower in the morning of August 12.  Thai local law enforcement and media are reporting at least one death of a Thai woman and approximately 20 injured, including foreign nationals.  Other, …

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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: August 7, 2016 Constitutional Referendum in Thailand

Citizens across Thailand will be voting in a constitutional referendum on Sunday, August 7, 2016. The Embassy would like to remind U.S. citizens that while traveling in Thailand you should exercise caution and avoid crowds and demonstrations. The National Council for Peace and Order has banned political gatherings and placed restrictions on the media, freedom …

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Her Royal Highness Princess Sirindhorn visited U.S. Embassy Bangkok

U.S. Embassy Bangkok welcomed Her Royal Highness Princess Sirindhorn and a group of military cadets from the Chulachomklao Royal Military Academy (CRMA) to a special presentation on the U.S. Presidential election process by Fulbright Scholar Dr. Robert Sterken. Following the lecture, Her Royal Highness and the CRMA group joined Ambassador Davies at his residence for …

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Grant and Research Opportunities: Lower Mekong Initiative (LMI) Nexus Futures Program

Lower Mekong Initiative (LMI) Nexus Futures Program Application Deadline: 5 P.M. EDT on August 1, 2016. The goal of the LMI Nexus Futures Program is to advance sustainable economic development, strengthen regional integration, and build resiliency to the impacts of climate change in the Lower Mekong countries by strengthening regional discussions (preferably within country-recognized/supported processes) …

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Grant and Research Opportunities: Young Women Lead!

Throughout the year, the U.S. Embassy offers various open grant opportunities that aim to provide local organizations with funds in support of projects that help advance key strategic objectives in Thailand and the region.  Below please find information and applications for current Embassy-offered grant opportunities, as well as information on other grant and research initiatives …

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Statement by Secretary Kerry on Vesak Day

On behalf of President Obama and the American people, I offer our warmest wishes to all those celebrating Vesak Day. We wish you a joyous commemoration of the birth, enlightenment, and passing of Siddhartha Gautama, the founder of Buddhism. In honor of Vesak Day, we recognize the contributions to thought, culture, and belief that Buddhism, …

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Statement by the President on the Celebration of Vesak

Michelle and I extend our warmest wishes to Buddhists in the United States and around the world in their celebration of Vesak, a day honoring the birth, enlightenment, and passing of Buddha. During this season, we reflect on Buddha’s universal teachings of peace, service, and recognition of common humanity — shared values that also bind …

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Consular Outreach: Udon Thani

The Consular Section of the U.S. Embassy in Bangkok is pleased to provide services in Udon Thani on Friday, May 13, 2016 from 8:00 AM – NOON at the: Centara Hotel & Convention Centre Udon Thani Address: 277/1 Prajaksillapakhom Road, Amphur Muang, Udon Thani 41000, Thailand Phone: +66 (0) 4234 3555 Fax: +66 (0) 4234 3550 E-mail: cud@chr.co.th Services will be provided on …

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Consular Outreach: Pattaya

The Consular Section of the U.S. Embassy in Bangkok is pleased to provide services in Pattaya on Friday, May 6, 2016 from 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM at the: Amari Garden Pattaya 240 Pattaya-Naklua Road, Pattaya, 20150 Tel. +66 (0) 3841 8418 Fax. +66 (0) 3842 8165 http://www.amari.com/garden-pattaya/ Services will be provided on a first-come, first-served …

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Consular Outreach: Phuket

The Consular Section of the U.S. Embassy in Bangkok is pleased to provide services in Phuket on February 26, 2016 from 8:00 AM – NOON at the: Millennium Resort Patong Phuket 199 Rat-U-Thit 200 Pee Road, Patong Kathu, Phuket 07-660-1601 http://www.millenniumhotels.com/millenniumpatongphuket/ Services will be provided on a first-come, first-served basis; no appointment is necessary. The following …

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Consular Outreach: Khon Kaen

The Consular Section of the U.S. Embassy in Bangkok is pleased to provide services in Khon Kaen on Friday, February 19, 2016 from 8:00 AM – NOON at the: PULLMAN KHON KAEN RAJA ORCHID 9/9 PRACHASUMRAN ROAD, NAI MUANG, MUANG, KHON KAEN 40000 THAILAND Phone: 04-332-2155 Mobile: 089-779-0188 Email: ADOS_CORP@PULLMANKHONKAEN.COM http://www.pullmanhotels.com/gb/hotel-1877-pullman-khon-kaen-raja-orchid/index.shtml Services will …

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Consular Outreach: Pattaya

The Consular Section of the U.S. Embassy in Bangkok is pleased to provide services in Pattaya on Friday, February 5, 2016 from 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM at the: Amari Garden Pattaya 240 Pattaya-Naklua Road, Pattaya, 20150 Tel. +66 (0) 3841 8418 Fax. +66 (0) 3842 8165 http://www.amari.com/garden-pattaya/ Services will be provided on a first-come, first-served …

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