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New passport fees take effect


The Royal Gazette website on Wednesday published an announcement by the Foreign Affairs Ministry regarding the new fee rate for making a passport.

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The announcement, signed by Foreign Affairs Minister Don Pramudwinai on February 23, stipulates the new fee rate will be effective from March 11.

Here are the new rates:

• Bt500 for making a 3-year passport

• Bt1,000 for a 5-year passport

• Bt1,500 for a 10-year passport

• Bt1,000 for issuing an official passport

• In case a passport is needed urgently (on the same day), applicants must pay an additional Bt2,000.

• Bt200 for issuing an emergency passport

• Bt100 for passport endorsement

• Bt100 for a copy of passport holding history

The Foreign Affairs Ministry will exercise its discretion on whether to wave the fee for urgent or emergency passports due to humanitarian or government-related reasons.

Published : March 11, 2021

By : THE NATION