Foreigners who want to get Thai nationality must meet the following criteria:
have experienced 10 consecutive years in Thailand
be over 40 years
Fluency in Thai
An exception may be made if the applicant is married to a person of Thai nationality a child born in Thailand or having studied at a college or university in Thailand preparing for a license.
The applicant must complete an application package nationality and submit it to the following address:
Tthe Criminal Investigation
Division Group I, Subdivision 3,
Rama I Road, Bangkok.
The fee is 5,000 Baht (2001). The procedure is long, about 2 to 3 years to be heard.
In the case of a minor child, born of a father or mother Thai, the applicant must provide proof of Thai citizenship of a parent to take advantage of Thai nationality.
It is the same for a foreign man married to a Thai nationality.
Mandate: Act BE 2508 (1965) and Act (No. 2) BE 2535 (1992)
The text above can be used in any official text.
Thai laws are written in Thai and only one official translation may be valid.
Thai laws are constantly changing and the text below for information purposes only.
For more accurate and effective informations, please contact the Thai Authorities.
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