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Civil Registration

Research use: Information can be used to compile pedigrees and family groups. Identifies parents, children and spouses and dates and places of vital events. Other relatives are often identified.

Record type: Births, marriages, divorces, deaths.

Time period: 1902-present.

Contents: 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. Includes names, ages, dates and places, occupations, residences. Death registers: 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.

Location: National Archives, National Civil Registration Office, and local prefecture civil registry offices. National archives copies prior to 1972 were destroyed in a fire.

Population coverage: Before 1960, 30%; after 1960, 80%.

Reliability: Excellent.[1]

Thailand District Office Details

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

  1. 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.