Thai Embassy in Singapore

Thai EmbassyIf you are looking for a Thai visa then the Thai Embassy in Singapore can issue you a Thai visa. They do not however issue multiple entry visas but the Thai Embassy in Malaysia will issue if you can meet their requirements for a marriage visa. The Royal Thai Embassy in Singapore can also issue a tourist visa which they are very strict about.

Thai Embassy in Singapore

There are also single entry business visa if you have the correct documentation for the visa. The contact details and map to the Thai embassy is listed below. Ensure that your documents are correct if you are applying for a work permit and that you have all the needed paperwork if you are applying for a retirement visa.

Royal Thai Embassy Singapore

Please note that the Consular Section will be opened to answer all enquiries by phone only between 2pm and 5pm, Monday to Friday, except public holidays.

The Thai Embassy in Singapore is a vital hub for Thai citizens residing in the city-state as well as for Singaporeans who are looking to visit Thailand. The embassy provides a wide range of consular services, including passport issuance and renewal, visa applications, and legalization of documents. To obtain these services, applicants must follow specific procedures and submit required documents.


Thai Embassy in Singapore


Firstly, individuals must schedule an appointment with the embassy and submit the necessary documents. Additionally including passport application forms, proof of identity and residency, and payment of fees. Secondly, the embassy processes the applications and issues the necessary documents. Lastly throughout the entire process, the embassy staff provides support and assistance to ensure that everything runs smoothly.


Thai Embassy in Singapore
370 Orchard Road
Singapore 238870
Telephone: (65) 6737 2475, 6737 2476
Fax: (65) 6732 0778
For general visitors, please use the Royal Thai Embassy's entrance at Claymore Road [next to Pan Pacific Orchard]
e-mail for :
e-mail for visa and consular service :
Submission Hours :
Monday - Thursday
09:30am - 11:30am. (application submission only)
02:00pm - 3:00pm. (collecting only)
For Visa Information
Tel: +65 6737 2644 ext.665
For Thai Passports and Registry
Tel: +65 6737 2158 ext. 664


In addition to consular services. The Thai Embassy in Singapore also hosts cultural events and activities that aim to promote Thai culture and traditions in Singapore. These events provide a great opportunity for the local Thai community to come together and celebrate their heritage.





Thai Passport Application

Additionally applicants can book a time slot online at MOFA – Online advance registration (

Prepare Documents

To apply for a Thai passport at the Embassy in Singapore, applicants should be aware of the following procedures. Firstly, they do not have to bring their own photos as photos and fingerprints will be taken manually at the Consular Section. The processing time for the passport application is typically 3-4 weeks from the date of document submission and photography. However, the embassy does not offer an express service for passport applications. It is important to note that the passport application is processed at the Passport Division in Thailand and will be sent to the Thai Embassy in Singapore.

For individuals aged 20 and above, the general requirements for passport application include the original of the applicant’s current passport or a police report in the event of a lost passport. The original of the applicant’s valid Thai Identification Card and Singapore’s Identification Card (PR, LTVP, Employment Pass, S Pass, Work Permit, Student Pass) must also be presented. Additionally, the applicant must fill out the application form provided by the embassy and pay the passport renewal fee, which is S$58 for a 5-year passport and S$80 for a 10-year passport, in cash.


Passport Form


Submit Application 

When visiting The Royal Thai Embassy in person on the appointed date and time, applicants should take note of the following guidelines. Firstly, the Consular Office will provide a photographing service, so applicants need not bring their own photograph. However, it is important to note that the retina scan will be conducted and as such, contact lenses should not be worn. Additionally, nose piercing is not allowed, and male applicants are not permitted to wear earrings.

Male applicants with long hair will also be required to tie it up. Likewise it is crucial that applicants keep the Pink and White Receipt provided for passport collection and not lose it. Lastly, if the applicant’s current passport is still valid for more than six months, it may be used for travel while waiting for a new one. However, it will be automatically canceled upon collection of the new passport.


Collect Passport


Likewise after the day the applicant has submitted the documents and has the photograph taken, the processing time for the new passport is 3-4 weeks. Unfortunately, there is no express service available. The passport will be processed at the Passport Division in Thailand and sent to the Thai Embassy in Singapore. Once the new passport is ready, the applicant will be notified via SMS. It is important to note that the applicant needs to collect the new passport within 1-2 months after being notified; otherwise, the new passport will be automatically canceled.


Collection Times


To collect the new passport. The applicant can visit the embassy during Monday to Thursday from 2pm to 3pm without prior appointment. The required documents for passport collection depend on whether the applicant collects the passport in person or sends in a representative. Likewise if collecting in person. Additionally the applicant needs to bring the Pink and White Receipt and the original of their Thai Identification Card. If sending a representative. Then the Pink and White Receipt with an authorized signature of the applicant on the receipt. Additionally the original of the owner of passport’s Thai Identification Card, and the original of the representative’s Identification Card are required. For further information, please contact




Thai National Identification Card


The Thai National ID card service is exclusively for Thai residents in Singapore. The services are available from Monday to Thursday between 9.30-11.30 a.m. and no appointment is required for Thai National ID card services. If an applicant wishes to renew their Thai National ID card, they can do so up to 60 days prior to the expiry of their current card at NO cost. However, an application fee of S$ 5 (cash only) is applied in cases of loss or damage, change of name, surname, or address. In such cases, applicants are required to apply for an amendment of their personal data at Thai District offices in Thailand before applying for a Thai National ID card.

The required documents for renewing a Thai National ID card include the current Thai National ID card (for loss of Thai National ID card, a police report that was lodged no longer than 6 months is required), current Thai passport, and proof of residency in Singapore, such as Work Permit, S Pass, Long-Term Visit Pass, Dependent’s Pass, Employment Pass, etc.

It is important to note that a child born in Singapore who has never applied for a Thai National ID card before cannot apply for their first Thai National ID card at the Royal Thai Embassy in Singapore. Their first Thai National ID application can only be processed in Thailand. Additionally, Thai citizens who have their name and address in the central house registration also cannot renew their new Thai National ID card at the Royal Thai Embassy in Singapore. They have to renew it in Thailand. For more information, please contact


Likewise also see the Thai Embassy in Qatar and the Thai Embassy in Pakistan and the Thai Embassy in Norway.




Verification of Thai signature

The Royal Thai Embassy offers a service to certify Thai signature for Power of Attorney and Letter of Consent. The submission hours for this service are on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 09.30-11.30 am. To apply for this service, the applicant needs to come in person and prepare the following: an application form, which can be downloaded from the Embassy’s website, an original and a copy of Power of Attorney or Letter of Consent (the applicant must come in person to sign in front of the Consular officer), an original and 2 copies of Thai Passport, an original and 2 copies of Thai Identification Card, and an original and 2 copies of Singapore Identification Card.

Additionally, an application fee of S$30 (non-refundable) is required. It is important to note that document processing takes about 3-4 days, and no express service is provided.

For further information, please contact


Application Form



Registration of Birth

The Royal Thai Embassy in Singapore may issue birth certificates to Thai children who were born in Singapore only. However, certain criteria must be met to obtain Thai citizenship for children who are born abroad. These include the nationality of the father, mother, and child, as well as whether the parents are married or not.

If the parents have a registration of marriage, the child has the right to use the surname of both parents. But if the parents are not married, the child is the legitimate child of only the mother and has the right to use the mother’s surname. In case the mother wants the child to use the father’s surname which is illegitimate, the father must report the birth of the child with the local official in Singapore and give consent.


Child Name


Moreover, the child’s name on the Birth Certificate issued by the local authority of Singapore must match the name of the child who reported the birth to the Embassy, which must be in line with Thai law. If the applicant wants to apply for Thai nationality for the child, the name of the child should be consistent with Thai law. According to the law of Thailand, a child must use only the surname of the father or mother. If the father does not have a surname, the mother’s surname must be used in the Birth Certificate, and the consular officers will record the interrogation to confirm the use of the mother’s surname.

In addition, the child’s name and surname on Birth Certificates (Thai) consists of the first name, middle name (if any), and surname or family name. If the English name on the Birth Certificate (Singapore) indicates a middle name, it has to be written next to each other in Thai, as the law of Thailand.

If the father or mother has Thai nationality and wants to request a Birth Certificate (Thai) for their child that has other nationalities, which is the same nationality of the father or mother listed in the Birth Certificate (Singapore) as a nationality other than Thai nationality, they must provide evidence of their nationality. Required documents for obtaining a Thai Birth Certificate include a Singapore birth certificate, child’s valid passport (if any), valid passport and Thai national ID card (if applicable), Thai house registration (if applicable), and marriage certificate (if any).


Thai Birth Certificate takes 7 working days

The processing of Thai Birth Certificate takes 7 working days. However, it’s important to note that children with parents who are Singapore nationals and hold Singapore citizenship may face certain obligations if they choose to obtain Thai citizenship as well. Specifically, at the age of majority, they must choose only one nationality and fulfill their civic duty by serving the army for both Thailand and Singapore. Therefore, it is advisable to check the regulations on civil rights and civic duty before proceeding to apply for Thai nationality for your child. It’s important to note that if your child already has Thai nationality, they will not be able to request cancellation before reaching the age of majority.


Parents are Foreign citizens

To apply for a Thai Birth Certificate, there are certain procedures to follow. Firstly, if the document is issued by a Non-Singapore Authority, it must be certified by the Embassy of its country of origin in Singapore and then be certified by Singapore’s Notary Public before submitting to the Royal Thai Embassy. The required documents include a valid foreign passport of father or mother and a foreign marriage certificate. In case the document is in another language, the translations from a third language must be certified following the regulations of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

It’s important to note that if the father or mother holds certain nationalities such as British or Japanese. The procedure may differ. For British parents, the British High Commission in Singapore does not certify the documents. Likewise the documents can be processed as the parents are Singapore citizens. For Japanese parents, they need to email to enquire about the father’s birth certificate. This which indicates the father’s passport number and bring a copy of the father’s passport and birth certification. See also British birth in Singapore.




After certification of foreign documents by the Embassy of its country of origin in Singapore. The documents should be attached to Singapore documents. This such as the child’s birth certificate issued by local authorities in Singapore. This Singapore’s pass of parents, and marriage certificate issued by local authorities in Singapore. The documents must then be certified by Singapore’s Notary Public and Legalized. This by the Singapore Academy of Law (SAL) before submission at the Royal Thai Embassy. See also Singapore public notary as well. Likewise email to enquire about the Japanese father’s birth certificate.

It’s important to note that Thai documents don’t require certification. They include a valid Thai passport of father or mother, Thai national ID card of father or mother. Additionally a copy of the Thai house registration, and a Thai Marriage certificate (if any). The fee charged for each document is S$ 30.


For more inquiry information:

Tel: +65 6737 2158 ext. 664 or 620

On Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu at 4.00-5.30 p.m.

On Fri at 9.30-11.30 a.m. and 2.00-5.30 p.m.

Email :


Birth Documents



Registration of Marriage

**For Thai national residing in Singapore only**


To prepare for Marriage Registration under Thai laws at the Royal Thai Embassy, certain documents are required, and the process involves several steps. For Thai nationals, copies of their passport, identification card, house registration, work permit, permanent residency or any identification card in Singapore, and divorce certificate (if applicable) are necessary.

Foreigners, on the other hand, need a copy of their passport, marriage status certificate from their country, work pass, permanent residency or any identification card in Singapore, and divorce certificate (if applicable), and all documents from the above must be legalized and certified from the authority concerned. Two Thai witnesses are also required, and their copies of the Thai passport and identification card must be presented. An application form can be downloaded from the website.

To make an appointment. The individuals should contact the Embassy at least two weeks in advance during Consular Working Hours. This which is from Monday to Thursday, 9.30 – 11.30 hrs. During the appointment, individuals should personally visit Counter 1 with all the necessary documents. Likewise for further information, individuals can contact Ms. Pornpimol at 6737-2158 ext 664 or 619 or email at


Marriage Documents



Tourist Visa (TR)


To obtain a Tourist Visa (TR) for Thailand, passengers must meet certain requirements and provide specific documentation. The visa is designed for short-term visitors staying for 60 days or less and is valid for a single entry within three months of the issue date. However, a Multiple-Entry Tourist Visa is also available, allowing holders to enter Thailand multiple times within six months of the issue date for a maximum stay of 60 days per visit. To apply for the visa, applicants must complete the Online Visa Application (OVA) at least 14 working days before their intended travel date.


Required Documents


Required documents include a passport valid for at least 6 months, travel tickets to and from Thailand, evidence of adequate finances, proof of accommodation booking, and a sponsor letter if applicable. For Multiple-Entry Tourist Visas, a travel itinerary for the next 6 months and a financial statement of 8,000 SGD per person are also required.

In addition, applicants from certain countries may be required to present additional documents, and Consular officers reserve the right to request an interview or further documentation as needed. Finally, applicants must bring a completed application form, a recent photograph, and the application fee in cash (S$50 for Single-Entry and S$250 for Multiple-Entry Tourist Visas) when visiting the Embassy.

Remark: Applicant from Nigeria must submit letter from employer and certificate of Clearance issued by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency of Nigeria (NDLEA) that is certified by Nigerian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Royal Thai Embassy in Abuja.

Note : Complete the Online Visa Application (OVA) at least 14 working days before the intended date of travel


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