A marriage in Thailand must be registered with Thai authorities to be a valid marriage under Thai law. You must be aware that if you do not formally register your marriage with Thai authorities, you are not legally married in Thailand.
- Thai national identification card (Thai national)
- House book (Thai national)
- Passport (Foreigner)
- Affidavit of freedom to marry (Foreigner)
- Prenuptial agreement (if any)
There are 4 steps required by Thai authorities in order to register your marriage:
- Step 1: Obtain a document certifying that you are qualified and eligible to get married issued by your own embassy or consular office in Thailand
- Step 2: You must have your documents translated into Thai.
- Step 3: After the documents have been translated, they must be authenticated by Legalization Division, Department of Consular Affairs in Bangkok.
- Step 4: When you have completed the above requirements, you will have to go to any district office (Amphur) to formally register your marriage. Additionally, if you have prenuptial agreement, you must register it at the same time of your marriage in order for it to be valid under Thai Law.
Sample Marriage Certificate
If you are interested, please contact us for more details: Click here