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LEGALIZAITON SERVICE

 

PLEASE KINDLY NOTE:

1.  Applications for legalization must be submitted at Visa Section, Royal Thai Embassy, on Monday – Friday from 09:00 – 12:00 hours (except national holidays)

2.  Legalization process takes approximately within 3 - 5 working days.

3.  Legalization fee can only be paid in cash at the Visa Section.

 

4. All document must be original or certified copy from issuing government agency and also must be legalized by Legalization Division of Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Thailand before translation. (Document from plublic setor, please contact Legalization Division of Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Thailand)

5. If you need the document translated, it must be translated into one of the Swiss national languages (g, f, i) by one of the accredited translation offices listed from Embassy of Switzerland in Bangkok or by a professional translator in Switzerland who has been registered with Royal Thai Embassy.

6. To allow other person to get the legalization service on your behalf, a Power of Attorney is required. A Power of Attorney must be signed by yourself and the appointed representative as well as 2 witnesses. It also needs to be notarized to be effective.

7. The document must be less than 6 months old (after legalization) at the time the document is submitted at Royal Thai Embassy.

    Except the Attestation of Single Status and Criminal Record must be less than 3 months old at the time the document is submitted at Royal Thai Embassy.

 

 

Purpose of using the document in Switzerland: to get married, for adoption, to enroll in a school, to apply for a Swiss/Lichtenstein driver license or citizenship, for new-born registration, for business purpose, etc.

Types of Document from THAILAND*:

  • Birth Certificate
  • Death Certificate
  • Married Certificate
  • Divorce Certificate
  • Certificate of Name Change
  • Attestation of Single Status (must be less than 3 months old)
  • Attestation of Child Custody
  • Copy of House registration
  • Copy of ID Card
  • Copy of driving license
  • Criminal Record
  • Other Confirmation Letter issued by provincial government
  • Document which has certified copy from organization who issued the document
  • etc
* All document must be legalized by Legalization Division of Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Thailand before using in Switzerland or Liechtenstein

 

Please follow the instructions as follow:

Get the document translated in Thailand

Get the document translated in Switzerland

1) Get the original / certified copy document legalized by Legalization Division of Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Thailand
2) If needed, get the original document translated into a national language of Switzerland/Liechtenstein by one of the accredited translators*
3) Get the translation document legalized by the Embassy of Switzerland in Thailand*
4) Submit your document where it is required in Switzerland or Liechtenstein

* Nevertheless, Swiss Embassy may decline to legalize some documents, please kindly find the list of translators from Switzerland here.

1) Get the original / certified copy document legalized by Legalization Division of Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Thailand
2) If needed, get the original document translated into a national language of Switzerland/Liechtenstein (g, f, i) by a professional translator in Switzerland who has been produced translation which has been legalized by Royal Thai Embassy before. 
3) Get the translation document legalized by the Royal Thai Embassy in Bern

Please submit;
1. Application form for Legalization (for private use) or Company / Organization Introduction letter (for commercial use)
2. Original document, translation document
1 (If any), and a copy of all pages
3. Fee of CHF 20 per one original document

4. Fee of CHF 20 per one translation document2 (If applicable)
5. For Thai citizen; a copy of Thai passport / ID, Thai house registration, and all names spelt confirmation in Thai (whose names appear in the document)
6. If you wish to receive the document back via post, please provide a return envelope with recipient's name, address and postage stamps of total CHF 6.30 (Registered mail)

4) Submit your document where it is required in Switzerland or Liechtenstein

 

Remark:

1 The translation should be done by a professional or sworn translator who is able to translate the document accurately. The translator should also maintain the form of the original document as much as possible. Confirmation from the translator (with full name and signature) or/and translation company (with an authorized official of the translation company) with the date and city of the translation must be written in the translation.
2 The legalization fee for court order translation is CHF 20 per every 100 words.