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Information for application for notarization and accreditation
The Embassy of China in Thailand can provide service of notarization and attestation involving address, unmarried statement, survival/living, name, passport, photocopy, and so on as well as the authentication of signature on power of attorney, statement, and etc. for Chinese citizens living in Thailand. The lawful documents issued by the Thai authority (such as certificate of education and degree, certificate of enterprise registration and the related documents, court verdict, marriage certificate, birth certificate and death certificate), which are needed in China, should firstly be attested by the Thai Foreign Ministry and then sent to the consular section of the Embassy of China in Thailand for accreditation. There is a window for notarization and attestation in the visa hall of the Embassy. Office hours are 9:00am to 11:30am from Monday to Friday (except for holidays). The procedure for ordinary notarization and common civil attestation needs five working days at the price of 700 Baht per piece; the common attestation of documents involving business and property charges 1400 Baht per piece; the fees will be payable when the documents is delivered. If you want to pick up documents on the same day, extra 1200 Baht will be charged.  If you want to pick up documents next day, extra 800 Baht will be charged.

(I)  Notarization of Address. The purpose of this service is used to apply for driving license for vehicles. The applicants should submit the following documents :-

1.  The valid original passport and one photocopy of the data page and the final visa page of the passport;

2.  The valid original work permit in Thailand and one copy of the data page and newest work limitation page of the work permit.

3.  Students should submit an English certification issued by the school and the original student ID and its photocopy;

4.  The applicants who live in Thailand due to marriage should provide the original English marriage certificate attested by the Thai Foreign Ministry and its photocopy;
5.  The applicants who live in Thailand depending on relatives should provide the notarized certificate of kin relationship and the employement certificate of the spouse or relatives.

6.  Fill in one copy of "Application Form for Notarization and Accreditation" in detail. The address in Thailand should be written in capital letters of English clearly by applicants. The applicants should take the responsibility for any loss due to mistakes in writing.

(II) Notarization of Unmarried Statement

1. Fill in one copy of "Application Form for Notarization and Accreditation" in detail;

2. Submit the valid original passport and one copy of the data page and the final visa page of the passport;

3.  Provide the original notarization of unmarried statement (including cases in which the applicants are not married again after divorce or death of the spouse) and one of its copies which should be attested by Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs or the foreign affairs office of the province, city and the Thai Embassy in China;

4. Provide an unmarried statement (or unmarried statement after divorce or death of the spouse) in English and in duplicate;

5. Provide the one copy of ID or passport of two witnesses in Thailand. The witnesses are required to write and sign a guarantee in the witness of the consular officials. The names of the witnesses should be consistent with those on the English statement and application form;

6. Provide one photocopy of two chinese witnesses' ID or passport and the witnesses should write and sign a signature in the witness of the consular officials;

7.  Provide the ID of the boyfriend or girlfriend and its copy;



8. The applicant must come to the embassy personally and sign his/her name in the English statement.

(III) Notarization of Passport. The applicants must submit the following documents :-

1. Fill in one copy of "Application Form for Notarization and Accreditation" in detail;

2. Submit the valid original passport and two copies of the demographic page and the final visa page of the passport. In the process of notarization, there is a need to check with the issuing authority in China. The whole process will take two to three weeks. (The passports issued by the Chinese Embassy are not limited by this regulation).

(IV) Notarization of Names. The following documents are required :-

1. Fill in one copy of "Application Form for Notarization and Accreditation" in detail;

2. Submit the valid original passport and one copy of the data page and the final visa page.

(V) Notarization of Survival/Living. The purpose of notarization of this kind is for those to claim for pensions in China. The validity of the notarization is six months. The applicants must come to the embassy personally and cannot ask the other people to do it on behalf. The applicants must submit the following documents :-

1. Fill in one copy of "Application Form for Notarization and Accreditation" in detail;

2. Submit the valid original passport and one copy of the data page and the final visa page of the passport;

3. Submit the original Retirement Certificate issued by China and its photocopy.

4. Submit the address in Thailand, in Chinese.



VI. Notarization of the authentication of signatures on trust deeds and statements. There are relatively many types of this notarization, mainly providing the convenience to the Chinese citizens who are living in Thailand for a long term and cannot go back to China to deal with corresponding business out of various reasons, such as purchasing or selling property, divorce lawsuit and entrusting children. The applicants must come to the embassy personally and cannot ask the other people to do it on behalf. The following documents are needed :-

1. Fill in one copy of "Application Form for Notarization and Accreditation" in detail;

2. Submit the valid original passport and one copy of the data page and the final visa page of the passport.

3.  Submit a power of attorney in duplicate, whose content must contain the individual data of the trustors and trustees (including names, sexes, birth dates, numbers of passports or ID, the present addresses and occupations), reasons for trusting, items, limit of authority and limit of time. The trustors must sign their names in witness of the consular officials.

4. Submit the original ID or passport of the trustees and its photocopies.

5. Submit the documents related to the business (For example, for entrusting children, you should submit birth certifications in English certified by the Thai Foreign Ministry and the corresponding photocopy.

6. For selling property, you should submit the original property certificate and its photocopy.

7. For buying property, you should submit the photocopy of Agreement on Buying Property.

(VII) Notarization of Photocopies refers to the notarization of the consistence of the photocopies and the original documents. Besides the personal valid passport and its photocopies, the original documents and two corresponding photocopies are also needed.


(VIII) The following documents are required for attestation :-

1. Fill in one copy of "Application Form for Notarization and Accreditation" in detail;

2. Submit the valid original passport of the applicant and one copy of the data page and the final visa page of the passport or the original ID and its photocopy;

3. Provide the documents to be notarized and their photocopies both (in English and Thai, preferable for Chinese version.)

4. Show the original documents related to those to be notarized and their photocopies. For example, for attestation of the company's documents, there is a need for registration certification, business license and taxation certification (both in Thai and English, preferable for Chinese version), all of which must be certified by the Thai Foreign Ministry

5. For accreditation of documents of a company, there is a need for the chairman of the board of directors or the manager general to write a power of attorney in English or Chinese to the embassy.

6. If there are words against the law of China, the consular officials have the right to refuse to provide accreditation.

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