Announcement


Announcement on working hours of the consular services starting on Monday, 12 July 2021

11/07/2021

In response to the declaration of the state of emergency due to the COVID-19 pandemic in Tokyo Metropolitan from Monday, 12 July until Sunday, 22 August 2021, as well as extensions of the state of emergency in Okinawa and quasi-state of emergency in Kanagawa, Chiba, Saitama and Osaka until Sunday, 22 August 2021, the Royal Thai Embassy in Tokyo will adjust its working hours of the consular services starting on Monday, 12 July 2021 until the end of the state of emergency in Tokyo to the following:


Monday – Friday (except Embassy’s holidays)

between 10.00 - 12.00 hrs. and 13.30 - 14.30 hrs.


1. Thai nationals who wish to receive consular services (e.g. passport, Thai national ID card, civil registration) are requested to make an online appointment in advance. For more information on consular services and appointments, please visit the following sites:


Passport:

http://site.thaiembassy.jp/th/services/passport/


Legalization/Registration:

http://site.thaiembassy.jp/th/services/legalization/


Thai Identification Card:

http://site.thaiembassy.jp/th/services/id-card/


To prevent the crowdedness in the service area and reduce the risk of the spread of COVID-19, the Royal Thai Embassy will provide service only to the applicants who make an online appointment in advance.


2. For visa application, kindly be advised to make an online appointment in advance via the Visa Appointment Booking Online (VABO) system (http://site.thaiembassy.jp/en/visa/about/426/). Currently, the Royal Thai Embassy accepts all types of visa applications, the same as before the declaration of state of emergency in Thailand. Moreover, Visa Exemption scheme has also been available since 22 December 2020. However, Visa on Arrival (VOA) is still not allowed to enter into Thailand.

For more information on visa applications and Visa Exemption scheme, please visit http://site.thaiembassy.jp/en/visa/type/

Please note that all foreign travelers from Japan are required to obtain the Certificate of Entry (COE) issued by the Royal Thai Embassy, the Royal Consulate-General in Osaka or the Royal Consulate-General in Fukuoka, be quarantined for maximum of 14 days at a certified quarantine facility, and also meet other requirements.

For issuance of the Certificates of Entry to the Kingdom of Thailand for Thai nationals, please check the details on the Embassy’s website at http://site.thaiembassy.jp/th/news/announcement/.

For issuance of the Certificates of Entry to the Kingdom of Thailand for foreign nationals, please check the details on the Embassy’s website at http://site.thaiembassy.jp/en/news/announcement/ (in English) or http://site.thaiembassy.jp/jp/news/announcement / (in Japanese).


3. For consultations via telephone, please find the Embassy’s contact numbers as per attachment.


4. As measures to prevent the possible spread of COVID-19, the Royal Thai Embassy requests for kind cooperation on the following:

  • Wear a surgical mask or cloth mask during your visit to the Embassy.
  • Allow security officers at the Embassy’s gate to measure body temperature before entering the Embassy’s compound. The Embassy reserves the rights to deny entry of those who have a fever above 37.5 degree Celsius and those who show COVID-19 like symptoms.
  • Only the applicants are allowed to enter the consular service area. Accompanying persons are not allowed in the service area.
  • Please use alcohol-based hand sanitizers, provided by the Embassy, to clean your hands and wrists. Also, please keep social distancing while in the Embassy.
  • Those with sickness, fever or breathing problems, are requested to refrain from visiting the Embassy to obtain the consular services.




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