Same Sex Marriage

Can homosexual couples who are in Thailand get married and can one apply for a marriage visa on this basis? No, legally, two people of the same gender cannot marry in Thailand. And also legal marriage between transsexuals cannot be done under Thai Law. Note that since you cannot get married you cannot apply for …

Amphur in Thailand

We live in Phuket and were wondering about where to register our marriage while in Thailand. Do we now need to get to Bangkok to register our marriage? Yes. For foreign nationals who intend to get married in Thailand, a visit to the embassy of your home country in Bangkok shall be required for you …

Marriage in Thailand

I live in Thailand and I am looking to marry my first-half cousin in Thailand. What are the laws regarding such marriage in Thailand? Would this be allowed in Thailand? The According to the Thai Civil and Commercial Code, parties for marriage should have no blood relations. They should not be in the direct descendant …

Thai Marriage Certificate

If someone got married in Thailand and they now live in America, how would they go about getting a copy of their marriage certificate/license in Thailand? The Couples who wish to obtain a copy of their marriage certificates in Thailand involves different procedure such as providing a Power of Attorney certified or notarized by the …

Getting Married in Thailand

My fiance and I are from Hong Kong and China. We are now planning to get married and would like to have our wedding registration in Chiang Mai, Thailand. The exact date is not confirmed yet. Understanding the complicated procedure of registration for foreigners, we would like to consult you for a legal foreigner-foreigner wedding …

Thailand Immigration

I would like to visit Thailand this year and was told it was best to apply for a visa first at the Thai embassy. Can you tell me how long does it take to obtain a Thailand visa? This depends on where you apply for your Thai visa as it depends on the embassy. Most …

Marriage Registration in Thailand

I married my Thai wife abroad, will our foreign marriage be valid in Thailand? Or do we need to visit the district office or Amphur in Thailand to marry again under Thai law? A marriage in a foreign country between Thai nationals or between a Thai national and a foreigner may legally take effect according …

Thailand Immigration

We are visiting Thailand in December and want to spend the New Year in Bangkok. I am going to be staying in Thailand for 32 days do I need to apply for a visa? There would be two options on how you could stay in Thailand for 32 days. First, we recommend that you should …