วันที่นำเข้าข้อมูล 9 Dec 2021
วันที่ปรับปรุงข้อมูล 17 Nov 2022
Can I process e-passport via regular mail?
Answer No, because we need biometrics information, such as fingerprint and photograph to be recorded into e-passport. Therefore, it is mandatory that you come in person.
What is e-passport? How is it different than regular passport?
Answer E-passport is a travel document with technical specifications adhering to the guidance set forth by International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO). The main differences between e-passport and normal passport are as follows:
How many types of e-passport are there?
Answer There are three types of e-passport:
Does the e-passport automatically renew?
Answer No, e-passport expires every 5 years or 10 years. Once expired, you will need to come in and request for e-passport again.
What documents do I need to request for e-passport?
For minors (age younger than 20) additional documentations are needed
For applicants who are pursuing further education
For applicants who are currently in monkhood or are ordained
Do I need to make an appointment?
Answer Yes, due to a large number of requesters and a limited capacity of the consulate to service large volume, as well as cases of missing documents, it is most beneficial and convenient to make an appointment to ensure your place.
How do I make an appointment?
Answer Presently, the Royal Thai Consulate has opened up an online appointment center at www.thaiconsulatela.org or call to make an appointment at Telephone no. (323)-962-9574.
Do minors (anyone younger than 20 years old) have to be accompanied by their parents when asked
Answer Yes, parents will need to accompany their minors to sign any necessary documents.
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