Last update 15 November 2018Diplomatic missions
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 an embassy in the capital city of the Kingdom of Thailand, Bangkok. Bulgarian citizens staying in Thailand should address the Bulgarian Embassies in Vietnam or in Indonesia on consular matters.
Embassy of the Republic of Bulgaria in Hanoi, Vietnam
Address: №5 Nui Truc str., Van Phuc Hanoi; P.O.Box 10
Tel.: +844 3845 2908
Fax: +844 3846 0856
Official hours of the Consular Office: Mon - Fri, 9 - 12 h
Embassy of the Republic of Bulgaria in Jakarta, Indonesia
Address: Jakarta 10310, 34-36, Jalan Imam Bonjol
Telephone: +62 21 390 40 48, +62 21 391 31 30
Tel/fax: +62 21 390 40 49
Office hours: Mon - Fri, 9.30 - 17.00 h
Office hours: Mon - Fri, 9.30 - 17.30 h
The Thai Embassy in Bucharest is accredited for Bulgaria.
Embassy of the Kingdom of Thailand in Romania
Office: 020953 Bucarest, 12, rue Vasile Conta, Sector 2
Telephone: +4 021 311 00 31, +4 021 311 00 67, +4 021 311 00 78
Fax: +4 021 311 00 44
Honorary Consul of Thailand in Bulgaria
1000 Sofia, 42, rue Partchevitch, ét. 9
Tél.: +359 2 960 09 33
Fax: +359 2 960 09 32
Any type of narcotics is prohibited in Thailand.
Up to 250 grams of cigarettes and other tobacco products may be brought in the country upon entry. Some fruits, vegetables and plants are prohibited from bringing in; a full list of prohibited items is available on the Internet.
Bus transport is the most advantageous.
Taxi services are cheaper than those in Western Europe.
Travel papers and visas
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 Centre for Infectious and Parasitic Diseases, telephone: +359 2 944 69 99/221.
It is recommended to avoid wearing sleeveless tops, shorts and low necklines in public places.
Buddhist shrines are entered barefoot.
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.
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.