The Thai Embassy in Iran is in the city of Tehran. The contact details for the embassy is listed below with a map to the embassy. You can also contact then and these details have been listed below. See also their office hours in Tehran before you visit the embassy. This embassy can register your marriage in Iran if you are Thai or you can apply for a Thai visa for Thailand at the embassy as an Iranian citizen.
Thai Embassy in Iran
You can also ask at the Thai Embassy in Tehran for assistance with registering your child born in Iran to a Thai parent. They can also assist you with a marriage registration and an application for a new Thai passport or a new Thai ID card while in Tehran. The telephone number and email address has been listed below.
Royal Thai Embassy Iran
|Thai Embassy in Iran|
|No.7 Nahid Alley, North Kamranieh Road, Tehran|
|Workday 8.30 - 12.00 - 13.00 -16.30 Days Off: Friday & Saturday|
|Tel : (98-21)2280-8198|
|Fax : (98-21) 7753-2022|
|Email : firstname.lastname@example.org|
The processing time for a Tourist Visa is a minimum of 4 (four) business days. However, incomplete information provided in your application will cause a delay. On the other hand, for other types of Visa, the processing time varies based on the completeness of documents submitted.
It is important to note that the visa fee is non-refundable. Therefore, it is advisable to verify the accuracy of your information before submitting the application. In addition, consular officers hold the right to request additional documents if deemed necessary. Furthermore, they also retain the right to reject any application without providing any reason.
Moreover, according to regulations, the Royal Thai Embassy cannot issue a visa to foreign nationals who are currently in Thailand. Hence, all travelers must obtain a visa before entering Thailand
Ordinary passport (valid for 10 years)
Starting from March 11, 2021, the issuance of passports for Thai nationals who have reached the age of majority has been updated. They can now apply for passports for individuals under 10 years of age, provided they meet the qualifications and requirements set by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Regulation on Passport Issuance (Version 3) B.E. 2564.
To apply for a passport for an individual under 10 years of age, the applicant must be a sui juris person or legally married under Thai law, have a name in the Thai house registration, and possess a valid ID card. However, those who have not reached the age of majority or who are applying for their first passport in a foreign country and do not have a name in the Thai household registration cannot apply for a passport less than 10 years old.
To apply for a passport, required documents include an ID card with a 13-digit ID number, a copy of the Thai house registration with the correct name of the applicant, a current passport, proof of residence in Iran, and additional documents in case the name-surname or title does not match the passport or if the passport has been lost.
The passport fee is 50 euros per copy, and if required, an additional fee of 5 euros will be charged for endorsing the old passport. It is also advised that those with a passport with a remaining validity of 6 months or less should request a new passport. The processing time for a passport book is approximately 1.5 – 2 months (6 – 8 weeks).
Ordinary passport (valid for 5 years)
When applying for a passport for individuals under 5 years old, there are specific documents that are required. These include an original ID card with a 13-digit ID number, a copy of the Thai house registration with the correct name of the applicant, and a current passport. In addition, there are several situations that may require additional documentation, such as a copy of a marriage or divorce certificate or a name or surname change certificate. If the passport has been lost, a notification letter will need to be provided.
There are also fees associated with obtaining a passport for individuals under 5 years old. The passport fee is 35 Euros per copy. Additionally there is an additional fee of 5 Euros for endorsing an old passport, if required.
It is important to note that individuals with passports that have a remaining validity of 6 months or less should request a new passport. The processing time for a passport book is approximately 1.5 – 2 months (6 – 8 weeks).
Applying for a temporary passport
When Thai nationals lose or expire their passports while abroad. Then have an urgent need to travel to a third country. Then a temporary passport valid for 1 year may be issued. However, this type of passport has limitations. Such as not having a machine-readable bar code. This makes it impossible to apply for a visa to temporarily enter the country. As a result, the petitioner must contact the embassy of the country they wish to travel to in order to obtain a visa and confirm whether a temporary passport can be used.
Likewise there are two situations in which a temporary passport may be issued. Firstly in case of a lost passport and in case of an expired passport. Secondly for both cases, supporting evidence is required. These including copies of the original passport, ID card or house registration, and passport-size photographs. Additionally, the petitioner must fill out two sets of a temporary passport application form and investigation records. Lastly the fee for a temporary passport is 10 euros, and it must be paid in cash.
Emergency Travel Document
To issue an Emergency Travel Document (TD), which can be used as a travel document to Thailand only. The following guidelines must be followed:
Submission of Request – Those who do not have a passport, or whose passport is lost or expired. But have other evidence sufficient to believe that they are Thai nationals and wishes to travel urgently. They must submit a request at the embassy in person to apply for an emergency travel document or TD.
Document Preparation – Passport and a copy – Thai ID card – Copy of Thai house registration – Copy of marriage or divorce certificate or Marriage or Divorce Family Status Registration (Kor. 22) – Copy of name or surname change certificate (If the name-surname does not match the passport). Additionally for individuals under 20 years old, a copy of the birth certificate – Proof of residence in Iran – In the case of a lost passport, a police report – Request for an emergency travel document TD (available at the embassy)
*For minors (under 20 years of age), follow the guidelines for issuing a passport for minors.
Fees – Validity not exceeding 30 days (expires upon arrival in Thailand) – No fee.
Thai ID card
Thai nationals can obtain a new Thai ID card in several cases. Firstly, they can do so if their card expires or is lost or destroyed. Additionally, they can request to change the card in case an important part of the card is damaged, or if they need to change their first name or surname or prefix, or move their address. However, if an individual has never had a Thai ID card before, they cannot make one at the embassy and must make a card in Thailand only.
To prepare for the application process, several documents are required, including a request for an ID card, which can be obtained at the embassy. Additionally, a Thai ID card and a passport with a copy, a copy of Thai house registration, and proof of residence in Iran are necessary. If the card has expired, the original expired card must also be presented.
Likewise if the card is lost, destroyed, or damaged. Then documents issued by the government and photographs attached such as driving licenses, educational qualifications, or passports, as well as a police report, may be necessary. If the prefix does not match the passport. Then a copy of a marriage or divorce certificate or family status registration of marriage or divorce (Khor. 22) must be presented. Also if the name-surname does not match the passport, a copy of the name or surname change certificate must be provided.
There are fees associated with obtaining a new Thai ID card. If the card has expired, there is no fee. However, if the card is lost or damaged, the fee is 5 euros. In case of changing the surname or title. This or changing the address in Thailand, the fee is also 5 euros. See also the Thai Embassy Greece.
When registering a birth. Please make an appointment in advance. Both parents and children must go in person. If requesting a Thai birth certificate from the embassy. Then the child must have been born in Iran or Syria and have a birth certificate from the official authority of that country only. The birth registration process is free of charge.
Additionally to complete the birth registration request. The following forms need to be filled out: 1 set of a birth registration request form, 1 set of a request for a passport abroad (in case of applying for a passport). This and a letter of consent if one of the parents cannot be present to submit a request for a passport for the child.
Supporting evidence is also required. If the parents have registered their marriage, the following documents are needed. Firstly one color photograph of the child, size 1 x 1.5 or 1 x 2 inches. Secondly the original certificate from the hospital where the child was born or original birth certificate issued by the Iranian authorities. Thirdly a copy of the identity card of the father and mother. Fourthly also 1 set if the ID card does not have information in Thai or English. Lastly one copy of the passports of both parents, a copy of the father and mother’s house registration. Also if the house registration does not contain information in Thai or English, and a copy of the marriage certificate. In the case of marriage registration under foreign law, an English translation by a translation company with a stamp to certify the correct translation is required.
Likewise if the parents did not register their marriage. The required documents are the same as above, except for a child custody certificate (Por.Khor.14). This which is needed in case of being unable to contact the father of the child. If the child wants to use the father’s surname, the father must sign a consent form to use his surname as well.
If the parents have registered for divorce. Then the following documents are required: one color photograph of the child, size 1 x 1.5 or 1 x 2 inches, the original certificate from the hospital where the child was born or original birth certificate issued by the Iranian authorities, a copy of the identity card of the father and mother, 1 set if the ID card does not have information in Thai or English, one copy of the father’s passport, a copy of the father and mother’s house registration, if the house registration does not contain information in Thai or English, an English translation by a translation company of the divorce record stating child custody power, if registered in Thailand, and a copy of the child custody certificate (Por.Kor. 14), 1 set, if registering for a divorce in Iran or Syria.
Note that if the documents are already in Thai and English, no translation is needed. See also the Thai Embassy in Beijing.
Thai to Thai
To apply for marriage registration between Thai people. Both parties must personally submit their application at the Royal Thai Embassy. This is because the spouse must sign in front of the registrar with 2 witnesses. It’s important to note that the applicant for marriage registration must be a sui juris. In the case of a minor, a parental consent letter must be presented to the registrar. However, there is no marriage registration fee.
To support the marriage registration application, several documents are required. Likewise including a request for marriage registration, original ID card with a copy, a copy of house registration, original passport with a photocopy, and a certificate of celibacy issued by the Khet/Amphur Office within 6 months. If the applicant has been previously married and divorced, a certificate (issued by the Khet/Amphur Office within 6 months) stating that they have never married a person after the divorce must be provided. In case of a previous marriage, the original divorce certificate or divorce family status certificate with a copy must be shown. If a Thai woman has divorced less than 310 days, she must have a medical certificate stating that she is not pregnant.
After the marriage registration. Spouses have the right to choose the surname of either party as agreed upon, or they can still use their original surname by informing the registrar. For women, when married under Thai law, they can use “Mrs.” or “Mrs.” as a title.
Thai to Iranian
When applying for marriage registration between a Thai person and an Iranian person. There are certain procedures and supporting documents that need to be presented. Firstly, both parties must apply in person at the embassy as the spouse must sign in front of the registrar with two witnesses. Lastly it is important to note that there is no marriage registration fee.
For Thai nationals, the supporting documents required include a request for marriage registration. Firstly the original ID card with one copy, a copy of house registration, original passport with one photocopy. Secondly a certificate of celibacy issued by the Amphur Office within six months.Thirdly if the person has been married and divorced, they must have a certificate issued within six months. Also stating that they have never married anyone after the divorce. Additionally, in the case of a Thai woman who has been divorced for less than 310 days, a medical certificate stating that she is not pregnant is required.
On the other hand, for an Iranian national. The supporting documents required include an original passport with one photocopy. Also an original ID card with one copy with an English translation certified by a Notary Public. The Official of the province, and Iranian Foreign Ministry. Likewise a copy of house registration with English translation certified by a Notary Public Official of the province. Also the Iranian Foreign Ministry, and a certificate of celibacy issued by a local authority within the last 6 months. This with an English translation certified by a Notary Public, Official of the province, and Iranian Foreign Ministry are required.
It is important to keep in mind that in some cases, the embassy may request additional documents. After marriage, spouses have the right to choose the surname of either party as agreed. This or both parties can still use their original surname by informing the registrar. For women, when married under Thai law, “Mrs.” or “Mrs.” can be used as a title.