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Becoming a citizen represents a commitment to Australia and its people. It gives a sense of belonging because you can fully participate in all aspects of Australian life.
If you are an Australian Citizen and require a passport, please note that the processing of Australian passports are managed by the Consular Section at the Australian Embassy Bangkok. Enquiries relating to procedures for obtaining an Australian passport, processing times and documentary evidence required should be directed to the Consular Section. Please visit the following link for more information http://www.thailand.embassy.gov.au/bkok/Consular_P2.html
Citizenship by Conferral
For information regarding citizenship please visit http://www.citizenship.gov.au/
Citizenship by Descent
A child born overseas can be registered as an Australian citizen by descent if at least one of the parents was an Australian citizen at the time of the child’s birth.
A parent can apply for registration of Australian citizenship by descent on behalf of the child before the child reaches 16 years of age.
If you child was born through a surrogacy arrangement please refer to the link Children born through a surrogacy arrangement.
Lodgement of applications
Applications may be lodged in person at the Visa and Immigration Office between 10:30am and 12:00pm, Monday to Friday, excluding public holidays. Applications can also be sent by mail or courier.
Visa and Immigration Office
Australian Embassy Bangkok
37 South Sathorn Road
The following document checklist outlines how to apply in Bangkok for Citizenship by Descent.