The Royal Thai Embassy in Greece is located in the city of Athens. We have a map to the embassy below and also the contact details. If you want to obtain a Thai visa for either business or tourism then the Thai embassy in Athens will be able to issue you your visa. If you are married to a Thai she can register her child born abroad in Athens at the Thai embassy or obtain a new Thai passport. The telephone numbers are listed below and is close to the Canadian Embassy in Greece and also the UK embassy in Greece so look around.
Thai Embassy Greece
If you are older then 50 years then you can apply for a Thai “OA” visa being the retirement visa. If you are married to a Thai national then you can also apply for a Thai “O” visa being the marriage visa. You can also apply for a Thai Education visa if you wish to study in Thailand.
Royal Thai Embassy Athens
|Thai Embassy Greece|
|25 Marathonodromou Street, Paleo Psychico, Athens 15452|
|Tel : (30) 210 6710 155, 210 6749 065|
|Tel : (30) 210 6756 978 (Visa)|
|Fax : (30) 210 6749 508|
|E-mail : firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com (visa and consular section),|
|E-Mail : firstname.lastname@example.org (passports and civil registration for Thai nationals only)|
|Office Hours : 9.00-13.00, 14.00-17.00|
|Visa and Consular section : 9.00-14.00|
Online Stickerless E-Visa Application
* For visa application, please go to the e-Visa website at https://www.thaievisa.go.th.
When filling in the Application Form, there are several important details to keep in mind. Firstly, ensure that all your personal information is correct, including your name, surname, passport number, and date of birth, as well as all the supporting documents required for the application. It is important to double-check before submitting and paying for the application, as changes cannot be made after submission and the visa fee is non-refundable.
Additionally, it is crucial that your name is spelled exactly the same as your English name on your passport. Avoid using special characters in your name or any other information.
If your passport does not have a middle name, it is important to leave the corresponding field in the application blank, without using any substitutes such as “-” or “N/A”.
Additional Visa Details
Additionally residency plays a key role in visa applications. The Embassy is authorized to issue visas only to applicants who currently reside in Greece, Malta, and Serbia. Any applications from individuals without current residency in these countries will be rejected without refund.
When submitting your passport. Likewise ensure that you have selected the appropriate passport type and travel document, taking extra care not to choose “Official/Service Passport” unless you are a government officer. Instead, select “Ordinary Passport.” Additionally, your passport/travel document must have at least 6 months validity at the time of application.
Supporting Documents are a critical aspect of your visa application. The Biodata page of your passport must be uploaded in jpeg format. All other supporting documents must also be uploaded in jpeg or pdf format, as specified on the website. Avoid taking pictures of supporting documents on mobile phones. If you are applying for a Tourist Visa, you must also submit a return ticket, and for your photo holding the passport, you can take a selfie with your mobile phone.
Additionally any errors in your application, such as misspelled names, incorrect passport type or number. Likewise will lead to application rejection, and the applicant will be required to reapply and pay again without refund.
The Embassy reserves the right to request additional documents, and if such a request is made, it must be responded to within 30 days; otherwise, the visa application will be rejected.
Likewise it is advisable to apply for your visa in advance and plan your trip accordingly. This as the visa approval process can take approximately 5-7 business days. Additionally, depending on the accuracy of the application and supporting documents, as well as the type of visa requested. The visa application status can be checked online.
Legalization of Documents
To legalize Greek/Maltese/Serbian documents to be used in Thailand, there are certain procedures that must be followed. Firstly, it is important to note that the Royal Thai Embassy will only accept documents and their English translations that have been legalized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Greece, Malta, or Serbia. The legalization must comply with the laws of the respective country.
However once the documents have been legalized by the relevant authorities, they must be further legalized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Thailand for use in Thailand. It is necessary to contact the Department of Consular Affairs or its legalization offices at +66 2572 8442 for details on this process.
Likewise to complete the legalization process, certain documents are required. These include a completed and signed legalization form, the Greek/Maltese/Serbian documents and their English translations for legalization, and copies of all pages of the documents. Additionally, a copy of the applicant’s ID card or passport is also required. The fee for 1 legalization stamp is 15 Euro.
Legalization of Thai Documents to be Used Abroad
Additionally on the other hand. To legalize Thai documents for use abroad, the Royal Thai Embassy will only accept documents and their English translations. That have been legalized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Thailand. Again, a completed and signed legalization form. The Thai documents and their English translations for legalization, copies of all pages of the documents, and a copy of the applicant’s ID card or passport are required. The fee for 1 legalization stamp is also 15 Euro.
It is important to note that the Royal Thai Embassy will not certify signatures of individual foreign nationals. However unless their signatures have been duly certified by a Notary Public and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Greece, Malta, or Serbia have certified the Notary Public’s signatures.
If more information is needed, it is recommended to contact the Royal Thai Embassy in Athens at email@example.com or (30) 210 6710 155.
Thai passport is lost
In the event that your passport is lost, it is crucial that you take the necessary steps to resolve the issue. The first step is to report the loss to the local police. Then thereafter obtain a copy of the police report. Once you have the report, you must visit the consular section of the embassy in person. Likewise keep in mind that if the report is in a local language, it must be translated into English first.
For lost Thai passports in Athens, you may contact the Tourist Police Department, which operates daily from 07:30 to 22:00 hrs. The department is located at 4, Dragatsaniou Street, Klauthmonos Square, near Panepistimio Metro Station (Red Line). It is advisable that you bring along relevant evidence such as your National ID card or copy, a copy of the lost passport (if applicable), residence permit (if applicable), and a copy of the visa of the country of residence or travel (if applicable) in addition to the police report.
It is important to note that the issuance of a new passport or temporary travel document for use on your return to Thailand is at the discretion of the consular officer. They reserve the right to request additional documents not specified in this guide for further consideration in issuing appropriate travel documents for you
Applying for a new passport
See the procedures and fess for a new Thai passport in Athens.
Passport documents for those of legal age (age 20 years old)
- Completed Passport Applicant Information Form (Download the document from the file below)
- Original ID card (If the card expires Please contact the Consular Section. to check)
- Original passport (if any)
- Residence Permit or visa of the country of residence (Greece, Malta or Serbia) which is still valid
- Report of lost passport
– 5-year passport: 35 euros
– 10-year passport: 50 euros (minors cannot get a 10-year passport)
If you are planning to request services from the embassy, there are several procedures you need to follow. First, it is essential to make an appointment in advance either through email at firstname.lastname@example.org or via phone at (30) 210 6710 155 ext. 5. Once the appointment is confirmed, you can proceed with the next steps.
The process of making a passport at the embassy typically takes about 30 minutes to collect biometric data, such as fingerprints and iris, and take pictures. After that, the passport will be produced in Thailand, which takes approximately 1-1.5 months to deliver to the embassy. It is important to note that, according to the regulations, you must pick up your passport by yourself, or you can give the receipt to the assigned person to receive it on your behalf.
However, if you find it inconvenient to pick up your passport by yourself, the embassy may allow you to receive your passport by post, but you will have to cover the expenses of sending documents back by post yourself.
Temporary travel document
To request emergency services from the embassy. There are certain procedures that need to be followed. The steps for obtaining an emergency passport are as follows:
Firstly, the applicant must fill out the “Emergency Passport Application Form”, which can be downloaded from the link provided. Additionally, you must provide their identity card, a copy of their current passport (if applicable), residence permit or visa of the country of residence, and a police report for a lost passport. The fee for an emergency passport is 10 euros/book, and the service life of this passport is limited to 1 year. However, some countries may not allow entry with an emergency passport, so it is best to check with the relevant authorities beforehand.
Emergency Travel Document
On the other hand, for travelers who lose their passport during their trip. They can request an Emergency Travel Document (ETD) for the sole purpose of returning to Thailand without any charge. The following documents are required for obtaining an ETD. The “Emergency Travel Document Request Form”, a copy of their identity card, lost passport (if applicable). Also, visa of the country of residence or travel (if any), police report, and evidence of reservation of an air ticket.
Unlike emergency passports, there is no fee for issuing an ETD. However, it is essential to note that ETDs are only valid for 1 month. Also they cannot be used to travel to third countries. As this document is issued only as a substitute for a passport on the return trip to Thailand. Travelers need to apply for a new passport after returning to Thailand.
For minors under 20 years of age, the embassy follows specific regulations for obtaining a passport for minors. Parents or guardians must be present with the minor. This and sign the consent form for an emergency passport or an ETD for their child.
Marriage Registration in Athens
When it comes to marriage registration at the embassy, it should be noted that it is only applicable for Thai nationals or between Thai nationals and foreigners residing in Greece, Malta, and Serbia. The registration is considered under Thai law, and both parties who intend to marry must appear in person at the embassy and have two witnesses with them, who are required to bring their passports or identity cards.
In order to apply for marriage registration, it is necessary to make an appointment in advance by email or phone. Additionally, supporting documents must be sent to the staff in advance by email for inspection and preparation of relevant documents. It is important to note that the embassy reserves the right to reject the marriage registration if the documents are incomplete, and may request additional necessary documents for consideration.
There is no fee for marriage registration.
The evidence required to support the request for marriage registration includes the request for marriage registration (which can be downloaded from the file below and filled out with the necessary details and signature), valid passports and copies of both spouses’ ID cards, a real single certificate with an age of not more than 6 months for both spouses, and a medical certificate stating that a woman who has been divorced for less than 310 days is not pregnant.
4.1 For Thai people, a certificate of celibacy can be obtained at the district office in Thailand. If it is not possible to obtain the certificate in person. Then a power of attorney can be made with the embassy, and relatives in Thailand can be contacted instead. It is recommended that the single certificate be translated into English and certified by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Thailand. This because foreign authorities may request it during document processing.
4.5.1 In addition to using the marriage certificate. Likewise a copy of the single certificate will also be requested to accompany the registration of family status of Maltese citizens to foreigners. However, providing documents with foreign agencies is the applicant’s own responsibility. It is important to check in advance with the local foreign authorities regarding the required documents.
4.5.2 For foreigners who are Greek, Maltese, or Serbian, the single certificate must be translated into English and certified by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of that country.
4.5.3 For foreigners of other nationalities. If the single certificate is in the local language. It must be translated into English and certified by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of that country. Then certified by the embassy of that country located in Greece, Malta, or Serbia where the person resides.
Children born to Thai national parents are eligible for Thai nationality. In order to obtain this, either the child’s father or mother must report the birth or apply for a Thai birth certificate at the embassy. Once a Thai birth certificate is obtained, the parent(s) can then request to make the child’s first passport.
The Royal Thai Embassy only accepts birth notices for children born in Greece, Malta, and Serbia.
It is highly recommended that parents bring their birth certificates to the embassy when obtaining their child’s passport. The birth certificates can be issued together with the passport. Afterwards, parents are advised to contact the district office/district where they reside to add the child’s name in the household registration. This can be done manually or through an authorized representative. For further information, please contact the district office directly.
1.1 The first document required is a completed Birth Registration Request Form, which can be downloaded from the file provided.
1.2 The second document required is a birth certificate from the local authorities of Greece, Malta or Serbia. This document must be officially translated into English and certified by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Greece, Malta or Serbia.
It’s important to note that when using the child’s name and surname in the Thai birth certificate, it must match the name-surname on the local birth certificate. Additionally, the child’s surname must be used according to the father or mother only.
1.3 If the parents are married and registered with the authorities of Greece, Malta or Serbia, a marriage certificate must be provided. This document must be translated into English and certified by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Greece, Malta or Serbia first.
1.4 The father and mother must also provide their passports, which have not expired.
1.5 Additionally, the father or mother who is Thai must provide their identification card.
1.6 The Thai house registration of the father or mother who is Thai is also required.
1.7 If the parents are divorced or not together, a registration of divorce must be provided.
1.8 Finally, one color photograph of the child, size 2 x 2 inches, must be provided. This can be taken from a mobile phone.
All of the required documents listed above must be scanned and sent to the embassy via email at email@example.com. The embassy will verify the authenticity of the documents and contact the parents to make an appointment for filing the documents and creating a birth certificate. Parents should prepare a copy of all documents, 1 set each.
It’s important to note that there is no fee for issuing a birth certificate. However, the embassy reserves the right not to accept birth certificates. If the documents are not complete, and they reserve the right to request other necessary additional documents for consideration.