Message for U.S. Citizens: Kingdom of Thailand Elections To Be Held on Sunday, March 24

Location: Thailand (various locations throughout the country)
Event: Elections, Sunday, March 24, 2019.

The U.S. Embassy in Bangkok advises U.S. citizens that on Sunday, March 24 Thai voters will participate in the first elections since 2011. Travelers may encounter a heightened police and military presence throughout the country, particularly near polling stations.

Actions to Take:
· Follow the instructions of Thai authorities; abide by Thai laws that prohibit criticism of the monarchy.
· Avoid any election-related large gatherings.
· Monitor international and Thai media before, during, and after the elections.

American Citizens Services

State Department – Consular Affairs