How to obtain a police certificate - Thailand

Do I need to provide a Police Certificate with my Application for Permanent Residence? No. Citizenship and Immigration Canada will send you a letter requesting a police certificate after you send your Application for Permanent Residence. You must bring that letter when you apply for a Police Certificate.

Name of document(s) to get: Police Certificate

How to get a Police Certificate:

If you are a citizen of Thailand:

If you live in Thailand:

You should apply in person at the Special Branch of the Royal Thai Police (see Special notes and considerations for complete address). You must bring:

  • The original and one self-certified copy of each: passport, national identification card, household registration, marriage, divorce and name change certificates and military record (if applicable)
  • Copy of the request for a police certificate issued by Citizenship and Immigration Canada
  • Two recent passport-size photographs (2.5 cm × 5 cm in height)
  • Applicable fees

If you live outside of Thailand:

You should apply at the Special Branch of the Royal Thai Police (see Special notes and considerations for complete address). You must bring:

  • The original and one self-certified copy of each: passport, national identification card, household registration, marriage, divorce and name change certificates and military record (if applicable)
  • Copy of the request for a police certificate issued by Citizenship and Immigration Canada
  • Two recent passport-size photographs (2.5 cm × 5 cm in height)
  • Applicable fees
  • Two sets of original fingerprints (must be taken by: the local police, the Royal Thai Embassy or the Consulate in your country of residence and must bear the official seal and be signed by the person taking the fingerprints.
  • Pre-paid registered self-addressed envelope

If you are not a citizen of Thailand:

If you live in Thailand:

You should apply in person at the Special Branch of the Royal Thai Police (see Special notes and considerations for complete address). You must bring:

  • Self-certified copy of your passport, marriage, divorce and name change certificates and military record (if applicable)
  • Copy of the request for a police certificate issued by Citizenship and Immigration Canada
  • Two recent passport-size photographs (2.5 cm × 5 cm in height)
  • Applicable fees
  • Two sets of original fingerprints (must be taken by: the local police, the Royal Thai Embassy or the Consulate in your country of residence and must bear the official seal and be signed by the person taking the fingerprints.

If you live outside of Thailand:

You should apply at the Special Branch of the Royal Thai Police (see Special notes and considerations for complete address). You must submit:

  • Self-certified copy of your passport, marriage, divorce and name change certificates and military record (if applicable)
  • Copy of the request for a police certificate issued by Citizenship and Immigration Canada
  • Two recent passport-size photographs (2.5 cm × 5 cm in height)
  • Applicable fees
  • Two sets of original fingerprints (must be taken by: the local police, the Royal Thai Embassy or the Consulate in your country of residence and must bear the official seal and be signed by the person taking the fingerprints.
  • Pre-paid registered self-addressed envelope

Information and documents you need:

Please see above for specifics

Special notes and considerations

Building 24, Royal Thai Police (available in Thai only)
Rama 1, Pathumwan
Bangkok, Thailand 10330
Tel: 66-2205-2168, 66-2205-2169
Fax: 66-2205-1295
E-mail: psccenter@royalthaipolice.go.th

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