A divorce shall be registered at the Royal Thai Embassy only in the case of the Registration between Thai nationals or between a Thai national and a non-Thai, and the Registration is valid under Thai law.
An appointment to register a divorce has to be made at least seven working days in advance. All required documents must be submitted in advance to an officer to verify and prepare relevant documents.
Both parties must be present and voluntarily apply for a Divorce Certificate.
Registration of Divorce is free of charge.
An Application for Registration of Divorce Form, which can be downloaded from the Royal Thai Embassy’s website. Complete the form and sign by both parties.
An original Marriage Certificate held by each party.
A valid Passport of both parties.
A copy of Thai National ID Card or Household Registration of both parties if the parties are Thai citizens.
In case a party is non-Thai, you can use an Australian Driver License.
In the case that the parties had registered for a marriage before, a copy of Divorce Certificate must be submitted.
Two witnesses must be present during the lodgement of the application with their Thai National ID Card or Passport together with a copy.
Change of Surname
In case a divorced woman of Thai nationality wishes to change her surname, it can only be done by registering the Family Status at the District Office in Thailand.