Certified true copies of U.S. Passport for use in other purposes

Certified true copies of U.S. Passport for use in other purposes, it is usually required by Thai authorities for different purposes for example marriage registration, household registration, etc.

This process takes approximately 7-10 days from the date we receive your completed package to when you receive your return package by mail.

If you are looking for Certified true copies of documents for use with Social Security applications, FBU Manila, please click here.

Required paperwork:

  • Completed Checklist (PDF 185KB) (print and complete)
  • Original SIGNED U.S. passport
    Remarks: U.S passport must be signed by a bearer of passport or a parent of minor under age 16 prior mailing it in.
    See how to sign a passport of minor (under age 16) here.
  • Fee: Non-refundable service fee and Return envelope fee 2 Bank drafts (see the following details)
    + Certified true copies fee 1,550 THB – print “Bank draft request form_1550” (PDF 897KB)
    + Return envelope fee 100 THB – print “Bank draft request form_100” (PDF 897KB)

    • Purchase TWO separate Bank Drafts (1 bank draft for certified true copy fee and 1 bank draft for a return envelope) (Sample of Bank draft (PDF 587KB) from the following banks:
    • Pay to American Embassy Bangkok in Thai Baht

IMPORTANT: Please check for correctness on the issued bank drafts (see sample below) prior to leaving the bank. DO NOT write on the bank draft.

Mailing:
Send your completed Checklist (PDF 99KB) and package ONLY through the following couriers (Thailand Post and DHL), otherwise the package will be rejected; ensuring that you received a tracking number from the courier.

Mailing address:
U.S. Embassy Bangkok Mailing Address:
Certified-true-copy by Mail Service
ACS/Consular Section,
U.S. Embassy,
95 Wireless Road,
Bangkok 10330, Thailand

OR

Consulate General Chiang Mai Mailing Address:
Certified-true-copy by Mail Service
ACS/Consular Section,
U.S. Consulate General Chiang Mai
387 Witchayanond Rd.
T.Changmoi A. Muang
Chiang Mai 50300, Thailand