Author: Richard Stone

Getting Married in Thailand

Police Clearance in Thailand

You will need a police clearance certificate from Special Branch Police in Bangkok for a foreign visa. This could be for American, British or Australian and Canadian visa options. There is a set procedure for this and you will need to speak to your lawyer in Bangkok about this. Below you will find the basics…
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Thai Marriage Registration

Thai Marriage Registration

In order to register your marriage in Thailand you first need to check if you understand the marriage laws in Thailand. This has been added to this website. Then also check how to obtain a letter of affirmation from your Embassy and how long this normally takes. Below you can find a brief breakdown of…
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Affirmation

Letter of Affirmation

You can read the article on  to see if you will have any problems in Thailand with your marriage registration. The process to register a marriage in Thailand starts with a letter of affirmation from your Embassy to stat that you are eligible for marriage in your home country. Each country has its own procedures.…
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K3 Visa for Thai

K3 Visa for Thai

When you are married to a Thai national and have registered your marriage in Thailand you can apply for a US spouse visa for a Thai while in Thailand. You wife can go to the US on a K3 visa and the children can go on a K4 visa. Normally these are applied for at…
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K2 Visa & K4 Visa

K2 Visa & K4 Visa

These US visa types are for those who have children and wanting to take them to the US while their mother has a K1 fiancée visa or a K3 spouse visa. Usually the attorneys in Thailand would start the process together with the other application for the mother. Below you will find the basic break…
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K1 Visa in Thailand

K1 Visa in Thailand

As an American in Thailand you have two basic options for taking your Thai girlfriend back to the US. The first is to apply for a US K1 visa for a Thai fiancée, or you can get married in Thailand and apply for a K3 spouse visa for a Thai or a CR1 visa.

Australian Spouse Visa

Australian Spouse Visa

The Australian spouse visa for a Thai national is an option for taking your Thai wife back to Australia once you have registered your marriage in Thailand. Note that this is a temporary visa and you will need to be an Australian citizen or and Australian permanent resident.