No. 11/2563Subject: Temporary Adjustment of Consular Service Hours and Procedures
during the COVID-19 (Coronavirus Disease) Pandemic
Given the ongoing outbreak of COVID-19 (Coronavirus Disease), the United States Government declared a Public Health Emergency on 31 January 2020 and a National Emergency on 13 March 2020. In addition, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued various guidelines and recommendations on gatherings and social distancing in an effort to contain and mitigate the pandemic.
In compliance with the abovementioned guidelines and recommendations to help reduce the spread of COVID-19, the Royal Thai Consulate-General, Los – Angeles, will temporarily adjust consular service hours and procedures from 23 March 2020 as follows:
- Consular service hours
– Monday – Friday from 09.00 – 12.00 hours (except holidays) for Thai passport, Thai national identification card, temporary passport and certificate of identity
– Legalization service, Thai registration service and visa application will be restricted to mail services ONLY
- Operating Procedures
2.1 By appointment: (1) Passport via the Royal Thai Consulate-General’s website at www.thaiconsulatela.org (2) Thai national identification card via
email: firstname.lastname@example.org (3) temporary passport and certificate of identity via email: email@example.com. For further enquiries, please contact the Royal Thai Consulate-General through telephone number 323 – 962 – 9574
For those who have scheduled their passport appointments prior to
this Announcement, the Royal Thai Consulate-General will contact them to arrange new appointments according to the temporary adjustment of consular service hours.
2.2 By mail: For services on legalization, Thai registration and visa application, please visit the Royal Thai Consulate’s website for more information.
For service on certificate of return to Thailand, consular service hours are applied and no appointment is required. For after-hours service and emergency, please contact mobile number 323 – 580 – 4222 or 323 – 552 – 3227.
Kindly informed accordingly.