Australian Embassy

Consular Outreach

Consular Outreach

The last consular outreach in Chiang Mai occurred in July 2022. The next outreach will be in late 2022 or early 2023.

During the outreach, all fees must be paid by debit card or credit card only; cash is NOT be accepted.

Notarial services during outreach are limited. Please read the information below carefully.

During the outreach, staff can:

  • certify copies of original documents (documents must be Australian or for use in Australia). Please bring the original document and a colour photocopy of each page.
  • witness signatures on certain Australian documents or documents for use in Australia
  • the taking of Australian Statutory declarations being made for use in Australia by an Australian entity
  • the administering of affidavits, oaths and affirmations for use in Australian court or legal proceedings

If you have instructions from the requesting authority, please bring these with you.

For detailed information on notarial services, the requirements and current fees please visit the Embassy’s Notarial services page and the Smartraveller website


Getting Married in Thailand:

Please note that while Embassy staff can accept applications for a Certificate of No Impediment (CNI) and take the fee, we cannot issue the Certificate of No Impediment at the outreach. Applications will be processed upon our return to Bangkok and posted to you soon after.  For further information on the requirements for a Certificate of No Impediment, please refer to the Getting Married in Thailand page on this website.

Please also bring the originals of requested documents to support your application (e.g. divorce certificates) as well as colour photocopies of each page.


Passport Applications:

Applications for Australian passports will not be accepted during outreach. Australian passport applications can be lodged with the Honorary Consul, Chiang Mai - by appointment only. Please contact the Australian Consulate Chiang Mai (Monday to Thursday 9 am to 12 noon) on 091 857 6996 or by email – [email protected] - to book an appointment.

The Australian Embassy in Bangkok also remains available for the lodgement of passport applications and notarial services. An appointment is required at the Embassy for these services. Please refer to the Appointment Booking page on our website for further information.