Notary Public in Bangkok is the lawyer who are accredited by Lawyer Council Association of Thailand and have their office in Bangkok area. This lawyer will have separate license allowing them to certified the document to use in oversea.
Once you are living in Bangkok Thailand and you need to certify your document to use in oversea, here are the information where and how you can get the certification for your document.
Table of Content
- The reason why you need to certified by Notary Public in Bangkok
- Who can be the Notary Public in Bangkok to certified your document?
- The documents that can be certified by Notary Public Service in Bangkok.
- How to get your document certified by Notary Public in Bangkok?
- Timeframe to do the Notary Stamp in Bangkok
- Where you can get the Notary Public in Bangkok?
1. The reason why you need to certified by Notary Public in Bangkok
When you are living in Bangkok and you need to use or submit your document to oversea authority, the such authority needs to make sure that the document is prepared and/or signed by you.
Because it has possibility that the document can be faked and you are unaware of it.
So, the authority in oversea need someone that reliable and control by government certified that such document and/or signature is real.
And that person who can make certification is Notary Public in Bangkok
Once your document certified by them, you can scan and/or courier via DHL to oversea for using it. (depend on destination how they require)
2. Who can be the Notary Public in Bangkok to certified your document?
You need to understand that not every lawyer is Notary Public. Only the lawyers who pass exam and training from The Lawyer Council Association of Thailand can the Notary Public in Bangkok.
First, They need to graduate from Bachelor Degree from the University first. This Bachelor Degree will take time to study allow 4 years.
Then, they need to study and training for Lawyer License or we called Attorney-at-Law License. This license is very hard to get. And they need to pass theory examination, practice examination, interview examination, and become trainee in the real law firm for more than 6 months. The overall timeframe is around 1 and half years.
Finally, they can register and training with The Lawyer Council of Thailand again to become the Notary Public Service in Bangkok.
3. The documents that can be certified by Notary Public Service in Bangkok
Normally, the oversea authority will tell you which documents/pages that need to be certified by Notary Public in Bangkok.
Because not every document needs to be certified.
You can also ask the destination place that you are going to submit your document which is necessary to certified as well.
From our several years of practice, here is the documents that often certified:
Power of Attorney: This is the important document that you allow someone in oversea to be your representative or act on behalf for you because you are in Bangkok and are not convenience to travel to oversea. The activities under POA maybe sale the property, mortgage the property, release mortgage the property, sale the car etc. I
In this case the Notary Public in Bangkok need to certified that you are signing the document in front of Notary.
Passport: As this document can be easily to fake, the authority in oversea need to make sure that the copy that you provide to them is the real copy from the original.
In this case the Notary Public in Bangkok will stamp “CERTIFIED TRUE COPY’ on the passport and put the Notary’s stamp on it.
Embassy form: Sometime, your Embassy need you to sign the document on specific Embassy form such as consent letter, passport application etc. They will advise you to get Notary Stamp on such form. So, you need this certified by Notary Public in Bangkok for you.
Proof of Address: Most likely, this kind of this certification will use for open bank account, trust account, stock trading account with the financial institution in aboard that they require information of your domicile place.
In this case, you can bring the invoice of utility bill such as electricity bill, water bill, telephone bill, credit card bill etc. that showing your name and address for certified proof of address. Even it in Thai language, the Notary Public in Bangkok can translate and make the certification for you as well.
Translation of document: This is something like your documents are in Thai language and you need it to use in oversea such as company certificate from DBD, marriage certificate, Tabien Bann and other more. The destination place will require you translate it into English for their review and/or attached with your application.
In this case the Notary Public in Bangkok can certified “Correct Translation” for you. In case you have a lot of document, it is better that you can send the document to Notary Public for review that they can do the translation for you or not. Please also read more about translation here: Translation Service.
Other documents : Beside of above examples, you can consult with us case by case. Because it may has some of legal form, Wills & Testament that you may need to notarized. Or you can read more article here: Notary Public in Thailand.
4. How to get your document certified by Notary Public in Bangkok?
Once you sure that you are in need to get Notary Stamp on your document, here is the process how you can get certified by Notary Public in Bangkok:
- Step 1: You should prepare the document that you willing to certified to be ready in your hand.
- Step 2: You can contact the Notary Public in Bangkok via telephone call, LINE, WhatsApp or Email.
- Step 3: Please inform the detail to Notary Public in Bangkok that what document you need to certified and where is the destination place that you will submit these Notarized documents.
- Step 4: The Notary Public Officer will answer you how possible to certified such document and how long it will take.
- Step 5: You should discuss with them about the fee for certified your document in sum amount.
- Step 6: Once you satisfied with all discussion, you can visit them to certified your document.
*Remark: In case you have a lot of document or the document need sometime for translation, you should forward the document to Notary Office prior you visit them.
5. Timeframe to do the Notary Stamp in Bangkok
If your document is not too much or it no need to be translated, the timeframe to complete the Notary Stamp in Bangkok is about 30 – 45 minutes.
If you have a lot of document to certified or it need to be translated, the timeframe to complete is about 1 working day or 24 hours.
6. Where you can get the Notary Public in Bangkok?
It has several offices of Notary Public in Bangkok, but not every Notary Officer can speak English well. And some office is far away from downtown and not has convenience transportation.
So, we advise you contact and/or come to Siam Attorney International Ltd. via the information below.
Land line: 02-258-1763
WhatsApp: 095-750-0888 or click the bottom on the right-hand side.
Line ID: siam.attorney
Address: No. 1 Vasu 1 Building, 15 Floor, Room no. 1501/3, Sukhumvit 25 Alley, Sukhumvit Road, Khlong Toei Nuea, Wattana, Bangkok 10110
How to come by BTS: BTS Direction
How to come by drive: Driving Direction
When you are in Bangkok Thailand and you need to use the document in oversea, it is necessary that the authority in such country need to make sure that the document is real or the signature is signed by you or the translation is accurate with the original. So, they need the document certified by Notary Public in Bangkok before they implement the document for you.
We are the Notary Public in Bangkok that are expert and practice in this area for several years. We can also certify the document and also guide you what the destination authority wants for your transection.
The most important thing is the person who in charge your case must has ability to communicate in English to understand what your need and provide the action appreciate to your transection.
You can contact us now for arrange appointment or use the WhatsApp message us for more detail.
Enjoy your day.