Thai Death Certificate

Thai Death Certificate

Do you need a certified Thai death certificate, but are halfway around the globe? You may need this in case you are a relative of the deceased with pending insurance benefit claims, an insurance company who wants to verify a life insurance claim, for family records and archives, or simply a foreigner who wants to marry a widowed Thai national. In addition, Zele Investigators Thailand can verify and deliver a certified Thai death certificate to your global doorstep. Furthermore, in Thailand as in most countries, the local registrar issues and manages records of deaths. Furthermore, these are normally filed within 30 days of death. The following information must be provided to expedite the verification and issuance of a Thai death certificate:

  • Complete name of the deceased person
  • Date of death
  • Place of death
  • Complete name and address of the requesting party
  • Purpose of the certification

How to Get A Thai Death Certificate

Anyone can get a copy of a death certificate directly from the local registrar (amphur MOFA), as long as they are directly related to the decedent. In addition, the processing of death certificate requests can take anywhere from 5 days to 4 weeks. Death records usually include the following information about the deceased:

  • Name
  • Place of death
  • Full name of the hospital or institution (if death occurred there)
  • Date of death
  • Cause of death
  • Residential address
  • Sex
  • Race
  • Occupation
  • Birthplace
  • Birth date
  • Citizenship
  • Parents’ names (including mother’s maiden name)
  • Surviving spouse’s name and address (if any)

Please note, death certificates issued before about 1980 may not be in the Bangkok registrar office. 

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