Message for U.S. Citizens: Regarding Social Security Services Overseas

The Social Security Administration (SSA) has consolidated its overseas operations into several regional offices that provide a full range of SSA services for U.S. citizens residing outside of the United States.  Effective October 1, 2017, individuals residing in Thailand who require social security services or have questions about SSA benefits must contact the SSA Federal Benefits Unit (FBU) located ...
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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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Message for U.S. Citizens: The Passing of His Majesty the King

Throughout his extraordinary reign, His Majesty the King devoted his life to the health, safety, and prosperity of the Thai people. Our thoughts and sympathies are with the members of the Royal Family and the people of Thailand at this somber time. We urge U.S. citizens visiting or residing in Thailand to join us in ...
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New Outreach Policy: No Cash Accepted

Please be advised the U.S. Embassy Bangkok and U.S. Consulate General Chiang Mai will no longer accept cash (U.S. Dollars and Thai Baht) at Outreach Events for American Citizen Services. This is a worldwide policy, and no exceptions can be considered. All future payments at U.S. Embassy Bangkok and U.S. Consulate General Chiang Mai Outreach Events must be made in the form of a BANK DRAFT Purchased from ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens: U.S. Embassy and Consulate General Chiang Mai Holiday Schedule

The U.S. Embassy in Bangkok and the U.S. Consulate General Chiang Mai will close at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, December 24. We will be closed on Friday, December 25; Thursday, December 31; and Friday, January 1 in honor of Thai and American holidays. Outside of normal business hours, U.S. citizens in need of emergency assistance ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens: Information on the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS)

The U.S. Mission Thailand is monitoring the current Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) outbreak in the Republic of South Korea and any related incidents in our region. This notice provides current recommendations. In South Korea, there are no signs of sustained community-acquired infection. Confirmed cases of transmission have been linked to hospitals. As a ...
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Message to U.S. Citizens: Air Quality in Northern Thailand

During this season when region-wide agricultural burning causes poor air quality, and poses a health threat, the Consulate wants to remind U.S. citizens to be aware of the local Air Quality Index (AQI) and take appropriate measures to minimize the impact on your health. The Thai government’s Pollution Control Department calculates the AQI daily and ...
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Message to U.S. Citizens: Final Opportunities to Return Voted Ballots

Embassies and consulates are not polling places.  The majority of states require voted ballots to reach local election officials by the close of polls on Tuesday, November 4.  U.S. citizens who want to participate in the 2014 U.S. elections should already have returned their absentee ballots to their local election officials.  U.S. embassies and consulates ...
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