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 319KB) (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 1,850 THB – purchase a bank draft

    Effective on February 19, 2024, Exchange rate for U.S. Mission Thailand will be Baht 37: USD 1. Please use the following rate.

    + print “Bank draft request form_1850” (PDF 856KB)

  • Return envelope, an insured return envelope is required – Please pay Thailand Post Courier Pass Back envelope fee 100THB here. (If the page appears in Thai, you may use a translate function into English at the top right corner of the page.)
     
    The fee is non-refundable and the mailing information cannot be amended after paid; ensure providing the applicant’s full name and accurate returning address on both shipping and billing address. Then, includes a payment confirmation email in your application package. An actual envelope will be delivered to U.S. Embassy in Bangkok and U.S. Consulate General in Chiang Mai for returning your document.

    The tracking number will be provided in a separate email from the vendor. You may trace your passport after the processing time has passed by using the tracking number here https://track.thailandpost.co.th/.

    NOTE: Prepaid envelope cannot be accepted.

    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