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Last update 04 April 2024Diplomatic missions

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Level 3: Increased level of risk (recommendation not to travel in certain areas of the country unless necessary)


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The Kingdom of Thailand

The Republic of Bulgaria does not have a functioning embassy in Bangkok, the capital of the Kingdom of Thailand. Bulgarian citizens residing in Thailand on a short or long-term basis may address consular matters to the Embassy of the Republic of Bulgaria in Hanoi, Vietnam

Embassy of the Republic of Bulgaria in Hanoi, Vietnam
Address: No 5 Nui Truc str., Van Phuc Hanoi; P.O.Box 10
Telephone: +84 24 3845 2908
Fax: +84 24 3846 0856
Working hours of the Consular Office: Mon – Fri, 9:00 – 12:00
E-mail: [email protected], [email protected]
Website: www.mfa.bg/embassies/vietnam

Honorary Consul of the Republic of Bulgaria in the Kingdom of Thailand
Mr. Sombat Laohapongchana, Honorary Consul of the Republic of Bulgaria in the Kingdom of Thailand

Address: 3675 Krung Thai Tractor Bldg., 4 Fl., Rama 4 Rd., Phrakanong, Klongtoey, Bangkok 10110 Thailand
Telephone: +66 2661 5669
Fax: +66 2258 5518
E-mail: [email protected], [email protected]
Assistants to the Honorary Consul in the Kingdom of Thailand:
Mr. Sivasit Laohapongchana – email: [email protected]
Miss Sibporn Sukumasawin – email: [email protected] , [email protected]

The Embassy of the Kingdom of Thailand in Bucharest is accredited to the Republic of Bulgaria.

Embassy of the Kingdom of Thailand in Bucharest, Romania
Office: 020953 Bucarest, 12, rue Vasile Conta, Sector 2
Telephone: +4021 311 00 31, +4021 311 00 67, +4021 311 00 78
Fax: +4021 311 00 44
E-mail: [email protected]
Website: www.thaiembassy.org/bucharest

Honorary Consul General of Thailand in Bulgaria
Mr. Victor Melamed
Headquarters: Sofia
Consular district: the entire territory of Bulgaria
Address: Sofia, "Parchevich" St. No. 42, 9th floor
Phone: +359 2 960 09 33
Fax: +359 2 960 09 32
E-mail: [email protected]; [email protected]

General information

For up-to-date information on mandatory and/or recommended vaccines you may contact the Regional Health Inspectorates in the country. Yellow fever vaccine is administered at the following regional health inspectorates: Sofia Regional Health Inspectorate; Varna RHI ; Burgas RHI; Pleven RHI; Plovdiv RHI; Blagoevgrad RHI and Ruse RHI.

Customs requirements:
All types of drugs are prohibited in Thailand.
You can import up to 250 grams of cigarettes and other tobacco products. Certain types of fruit, vegetables and plants are prohibited — you can find a full list on the internet.

Road traffic:
The bus mode of transport is the most advantageous.
Taxi services are cheaper than in Western Europe.

Local currency:
The local currency is called baht.

Travel papers and visas

Effective from 09.00 on 01 November 2022 (UTC+7), Bulgarian citizens residing in Romania and Bulgaria, who wants to apply for a Thai visa must submit their applications through the new E-Visa online platform using the following link: https://www.thaievisa.go.th/. As of this date, visa applicants will not need to present their passports and other original supporting documents at the Embassy of the Kingdom of Thailand in Bucharest. Upon approval of the e-Visa application, a confirmation email will be sent to applicants.

IMPORTANT!!! The Royal Thai Embassy has published information regarding the general conditions of the E-Visa System and common mistakes to avoid when applying for E-Visa specifically for applicants in Bulgaria on the Embassy's website https://bucharest.thaiembassy.org/ which can be directly accessed at: http://tinyurl.com/evisa-general-conditions and http://tinyurl.com/evisa-common-mistakes.

Applicants should refer to the information on the Royal Thai Embassy, Bucharest's website regarding the conditions and current visa processing time before applying for visa. In addition, the Embassy can be contacted by email addresses: [email protected] for general enquiries and [email protected] for visa-related issues. The email address [email protected] is no longer in use.

Tourist visa on arrival:

A tourist visa on arrival (visa on arrival) can be obtained at the border points of international airports in Thailand and guarantees a stay of up to 15 days (14 nights) in the Kingdom.
For a longer stay, the only option is to apply for an electronic visa on the website www.thaievisa.go.th, which guarantees a stay of 60 days. An important clarification is that this visa requires a minimum of 21 working days for processing, with public holidays for Thailand and Romania being non-working days and no visa applications being processed during this period. In case of refusal, the amount of paid fee is not refunded.
Bulgarian citizens should inform themselves in advance about the conditions for submitting an e-visa application on the website of the Embassy of the Kingdom of Thailand in Bucharest: http://www.thaiembassy.org/bucharest/

An international passport valid for at least 6 months as of the date of entry is required to travel to the Kingdom of Thailand.

A visa is required for the Kingdom of Thailand.

Recent update on vaccinations required for the Kingdom of Thailand is available at the National Center for Infectious and Parasitic Diseases, telephone: +359 2 944 69 99/221.

Competitive service

Emergency Travel Document:
In emergency cases, upon damaged, lost or stolen passport, Bulgarian citizens may apply to a Bangkok-based EU member-state embassy for having an Emergency Travel Document issued.

Certification and Legalisation:
In order to be valid in Bulgaria and recognized by the Bulgarian institution any documents issued by the authorities in Thailand must bear the stamp of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. After that they should be certified by the embassy of Thailand in Bucharest, Romania. The signature and certification of the embassy of Thailand in Bucharest should be certified at the consular service of the embassy of Bulgaria there.
The documents should then be translated into Bulgarian by an authorised translation agency in Bulgaria and certified by the Certifications and legalisations department of the Ministry of foreign affairs.


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