Consular Outreach: Pattaya

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The Consular Section of the U.S. Embassy in Bangkok is pleased to inform you of the location for the scheduled consular outreach visit to Pattaya on Friday, January 16, 2015.

Consular staff will be available to provide services on January 16, 2015 from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm at the:

Amari Hotel Pattaya

Pattaya Beach Rd. 20150

Tel: (66) 38-418-418

Website: www.amari.com

The following consular services are available during our outreach visits:

* Passport renewal applications ($110 or 3,630 baht for adult passports, and $105 or 3,465 baht for a child’s passport). There are two options for obtaining your new passport; (a) The mail back option: There will be prepaid Thailand Post envelopes (costing 80 baht) available for purchase if you wish to have your passport mailed back to you. Please note your current passport MUST be submitted to the consular officer if you will be requesting this option. (b) Collecting in person from the Embassy: You may collect your passport in person from the Embassy in Bangkok and be sure to bring your current passport. Or, you may give written authorization for someone to collect the passport on your behalf. Choosing this option will allow you to hold your passport until you pick up your new passport at the Embassy.

Passport applications for minors under 16 years of age require the minor and both parents/legal guardians to appear in person. Please refer to http://www.travel.state.gov/passport/get/minors/minors_834.html for more information on the requirements to apply for a passport for a minor.

* First-time adult passport applications and passport applications for a lost or stolen passport ($135 or 4,455 baht). In the case of a lost or stolen passport, be sure to bring the original and a copy of the police report, and any copies of the lost or stolen passport that were made prior to its loss. There are two options for obtaining your new passport; (a) The mail back option: There will be prepaid Thailand Post envelopes (costing 80 baht) available for purchase if you wish to have your passport mailed back to you. Please note your current passport MUST be submitted to the consular officer if you will be requesting this option. (b) Collecting in person from the Embassy: You may collect your passport in person from the Embassy in Bangkok and be sure to bring your current passport if applicable. Or, you may give written authorization for someone to collect the passport on your behalf.

* Notarial Services and Certified Copies ($50 or 1,650 baht). This includes income affidavits for retirees in Thailand.

* Extra visa pages ($82 or 2,706 baht). Note: we can accept applications, but the passports will have to be brought back to the Embassy for final processing. There are two options for receiving your passport back. (a) The mail back option: There will be prepaid Thailand Post envelopes (costing 80 baht) available for purchase if you wish to have your passport mailed back to you. (b) Collecting in person from the Embassy: You may collect your passport in person from the Embassy in Bangkok. Or, you may give written authorization for someone to collect the passport on your behalf.

* Social Security, VA, or other federal benefits questions will be limited, but we will try to provide forms and answers.

Please bring exact change! We do not bring change with us.

Please see http://bangkok.usembassy.gov/service.html for more information and requirements for each service.

Consular Reports of Birth Abroad cannot be processed during consular outreach trips.

Appointments are not necessary for consular services during outreach visits. If you have any questions, please email [email protected] or call the American Citizen Services Unit at 02-205-4049. Also, please follow us on Twitter by searching our username @ACSBKK.