Authentication of US Documents

Authentication of US Documents

วันที่นำเข้าข้อมูล 9 Dec 2021

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1. Jurisdiction

The Royal Thai Consulate General, Los Angeles can legalize documents which are originally issued in the Royal Thai Consulate's jurisdiction ONLY, which are

Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming as well as all of the unincorporated territories of the United States in the Pacific such as Guam

The Royal Thai Consulate General, Los Angeles will only authenticate official US documents which are issued or have already been certified by the United States Department of State. (Information on document certification by the Department of State can be found at http://www.state.gov/m/a/auth)

2. Required Documentation

  • Legalization application  -> Online legalization application Click Here
  • Original Document that requires authentication, which has already been certified by the U.S. Department of State
  • Thai National ID Card or valid Thai passport, or in the case of a non-Thai citizen, state issued ID/driver’s license or valid passport
  • Return Self-Address Envelope USPS Express Mail.

3. Fees
$15 per official seal. Payable only with a money order or cashier’s check to the Royal Thai Consulate General, Los Angeles. Cannot be paid with cash, personal check, or credit/debit card.

4. Processing
• In person: Documentation can be handed in on a business day at the Royal Thai Consulate General, Los Angeles between the hours of 9 AM and 12 PM and can be picked up the same business day after 3:00 PM. (Temporary Suspended)

• By mail:

  • Have your filled legalization petition form.
  • Valid original Thai National ID Card/ Thai passport (for Thai nationals) or Valid Original foreign passport or state issued ID/driver’s license/ (for other nationals) or Notarized a copy by Notary Public in case do not wish to send us a original.
  • Notarized your signature by a notary public (Download)  or using the Notary Public Form provided by the Royal Thai Consulate General, Los Angeles
  • Return Self-Address Envelope USPS Express Mail.
  • Mail in all of the documents in No. 2 along with notarized by-mail required documents, and the necessary fees in a stamped envelope with your return address clearly written on it to the Royal Thai Consulate General, Los Angeles
  • The Royal Thai Consulate General, Los Angeles will take 5-7 business days counting from the day it receives your mailed documents. The amount of time it takes for you to receive your official documents back depends on stamp costs and type of mail service used. The Royal Thai Consulate General, Los Angeles is not responsible for any mail that is lost in transit.