The Phuket Wedding

LEGAL REGISTRATION

Our services
  • We arrange for a government official to come to your wedding at the hotel

  • We process your legal documents at the local district office (Amphur)

 

We require the following documents at least 3 working days prior to the wedding date:

  • Two copies of both the bride’s and groom’s passports.

  • The original certificated letter (Statutory declaration for Aus/NZ or Affirmation of Freedom to Marry from the UK) from your embassy in Bangkok.

  • Two copies of the certificated letter having been translated in Thai by an officially authorized Thai translator with a rubber stamp affixed from the Thai Ministry of Foreign Affairs for processing and endorsements.

The whole process
  1. Go to your embassy in Bangkok by yourself to get a certificated letter (Affirmation of freedom to marry (UK) / Statutory declaration (AUS, NZ))
    *All Embassies are located in Bangkok. (The consular section is open between 8:00-11:00 and 13:00- 15:30 Monday-Thursday and 8:00-12:00 on Friday. It is not possible to make an appointment for this service)
    UK embassy website: http://ukinthailand.fco.gov.uk/
    Australian embassy website: http://www.austembassy.or.th/

  2. Have your certificated letter translated into Thai by an authorized translator.
    *Please note that Consular Sections does not undertake the preparation or translation of documents. There are a number of companies within a short walk of the Embassy.

  3. Get a rubber stamp on the translated certificated letter from the Thai Ministry of Foreign Affairs at the following address:
    The Legalization Division
    Department of Consular Affairs
    Ministry of Foreign Affairs
    123 Chaeng Wattana Road, Laksi District, Bangkok 10210

  4. Bring those documents to the hotel, and we will then process the legal arrangements. *We will take your documents to the local district office (Amphur) where your paperwork will be endorsed, verified and submitted to the Registrar. We require all documents at least 2 or 3 working days before the wedding date.

  5. An officer from the local district office will come to the hotel on your wedding day for the registering process. They will present you with your marriage certificate. Once you have signed the certificate, you are officially recognized under Thai law as husband and wife.

  6. Get the marriage certificate translated into English by an authorized translator.

  7. Get a rubber stamp from the Thai Ministry of Foreign Affairs on the translated marriage certificate at the following location:
    The Legalization Division
    Department of Consular Affairs
    Ministry of Foreign Affairs
    123 Chaeng Wattana Road, Laksi District, Bangkok 10210

If this whole process is not completed, you will not be able to lawfully use the Thai marriage certificate in your country.

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