Thai Identification Card

The required documents for renewing Thai National Identification Card (Thai ID Card)

  1. In case of expired Thai ID card
    1. 60 days prior to the card expiration date
    2. 60 days after the card expiration date

Required documents: Current Thai ID (even if the ID has already expired) and U.S. Driver license

  1. In case of lost or damaged Thai ID Card

Required documents:

  • A copy of the current Thai ID Card (if possible)
  • The Photo Identification issued by the Thai Government such as Thai Passport, Thai Driver License, etc.
  • The Photo Identification issued by the U.S. Government
  1. In case of dilapidated Thai ID card

Required Documents:

  • Current Thai ID card
  • The Photo Identification issued by the Thai Government such as Thai Passport, Thai Driver License, etc.
  • The Photo Identification issued by the U.S. Government
  1. In case of name changing (First Name and/or Last name)

Required Documents:

  • Current Thai National ID card
  • Certificate of name change
  • The Photo Identification issued by the U.S. Government
  1. Change of address

Required Documents:

  • Current Thai National ID Card
  • Thai House Registration with new address
  • The Photo Identification issued by the U.S. Government

Those who will not be permitted to renew Thai National ID Cards abroad

  1. Their name is not registered under their Thai House Registration
  2. Thai ID card has not been renewed for an extended period of time and their record does not appear in the official central data base
  3. The person has never been issued a Thai National ID card

Fee rate

  1. Lost Thai ID – 4.00 USD
  2. Name changed in Thai House registration – 4.00 USD
  3. Dilapidated Thai ID – 4.00 USD
  4. Change of address – 4.00 USD

Process of obtaining a Thai ID Card

Complete the Thai National Identification form

The officers check the documents

Scan fingerprints and photo is taken

Card is issued

Receive the card

Duration: 15 minutes

Notes: Fees are subject to change

Royal Thai Consulate-General, Los Angeles

Royal Thai Consulate-General, Los Angeles