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How to Find the Records[edit | edit source]

Offices to Contact[edit | edit source]

National Archives of Thailand
Office of the National Archives
Samsen Road, Wachira Phayaban, Dusit
Bangkok, Thailand 10300

Telephone: 0 2281 1599, 0 2282 8423
Fax: 0 2628 5172
Email: contact@nat.go.th
Facebook: Office of the National Archives

List of National Archives branches

Central Civil Registration Office
Ministry of Interior
Phra Nakhon District
Bangkok, Thailand 10200
Telephone: 0 - 2222 - 1141-55

Additional locations: Local prefecture civil registry offices. The list of the 76 provinces includes names of governors, deputy governors and their phone numbers.

Below are 10 of the district offices with their contact information.

Historical Background[edit | edit source]

Time period: 1902-present. National archives copies prior to 1972 were destroyed in a fire.[1]

Coverage and Compliance[edit | edit source]

Population coverage: Before 1960, 30%; after 1960, 80%[1]

Information Recorded in the Records[edit | edit source]

Births

  • Child’s name
  • Birth date and place
  • Parents’ names, residence, and occupation
  • Witnesses’ ages, relationships, residences

Marriages

  • Bride and groom names
  • Ages
  • Residences
  • Occupations
  • Marriage date and place
  • Sometimes ages and/or birth dates and places
  • Parents' names; residences, occupations
  • Witnesses
  • Former spouses

Divorces

  • Often listed on the back of the marriage register
  • Names
  • Ages
  • Dates and places
  • Occupations
  • Residences

Deaths

  • Name of deceased
  • Age
  • Death date and place
  • Occupation
  • Name of surviving spouse
  • Informant’s name and residence
  • Cause of death
  • Sometimes birth date and place, parents’ names, children’s names[1]

Thailand District Office Details[edit | edit source]

In the country of Thailand families are listed by House Identfication (ID) which is kept by district areas. There are 882 districts, (Amphoe) in Thailand with their respective 76 Provinces (Changwat) and regions. Contact each district directly to get information below Contact details of ten most well known district offices in Thailand where a large majority of foreigners get married are listed below. Or go to this link in wikipedia to find additional info http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_districts_of_Thailand search for "Thai Only" website for Thailand language use.

Academic study of the history of Thai civil registration of deaths


Contact details of ten most well known district offices in Thailand where a large majority of foreigners get married are listed below:

  • Amphur Muang Phuket Registration Office
    Mae-Larn Road , Tambon Talardyai, Amphur Muang, Phuket 83000
    Tel: (66) (076) 211 171
    Web contact for Amphur Muang Phuket Registration Office
    (Thai Language Website) It will get you to a website.There are two pull down menus near the top. The left pull down menus for choose city and the right pull down menus for choose district.
  • Amphur Muang Chiang Mai Registration Office
    36 Intrawarorot Road , Tambon Sri-Poom, Amphur Muang, Chiang Mai 50000
    Tel:(66) (053) 221 016, Fax : (66) (053) 219 119
    Web contact for Amphur Muang Chiang Mai Registration Office
    (Thai Language Website) It will get you to a website.There are two pull down menus near the top. The left pull down menus for choose city and the right pull down menus for choose district.
  • Amphur Banglamung Registration Office
    Moo 2, Sukhumvit Road , Tambon Na Klua, Amphur Banglamung, Chonburi 20150,
    Tel:(66) (038) 222 480, (66) (038) 221 124,Fax : (66) (038) 222 480, (66) (038) 221 335
    Web contact for Amphur Banglamung Registration Office
    (Thai Language Website) It will get you to a website.There are two pull down menus near the top. The left pull down menus for choose city and the right pull down menus for choose district.
  • Amphur Koh Phangan Registration Office
    2 Moo 2 Tongsala- Chaloklum Road , Tambon Koh Phangan, Amphur Koh Phangan, Suratthani 84280
    Tel:(66)(077) 377 021,(66)(077) 377 064,(66)(077) 377 748,Fax : (66)(077) 377 064,(077) 377 065
    Web contact for Amphur Koh Phangan Registration Office
    (Thai Language Website) It will get you to a website.There are two pull down menus near the top. The left pull down menus for choose city and the right pull down menus for choose district.
  • Krabi registration Office
    212 Uttarakij Road, Tambon Paknam, Amphur Muang, Krabi 81000
    Tel:(66) (075) 611 340, (66) (075) 620 399
    Web contact for Krabi Registration Office
    (Thai Language Website) It will get you to a website.There are two pull down menus near the top. The left pull down menus for choose city and the right pull down menus for choose district.

References[edit | edit source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 The Family History Department of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, “Family History Record Profile: Thailand,” Word document, private files of the FamilySearch Content Strategy Team, 2001.