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Useful Information

Consulates in Chiang Mai

As its high development in terms of business, tourism as well as cultures, Chiang Mai is progressively a hub of the northern region. It also acts like a gate to neighboring countries in the north. Chiang Mai is known for its picturesque natural resources and landscape which calls an increasing number of tourists to experience what it has to offer. Also, it is where a lot of expat retirees choose to spend their time. Chiang Mai is a home to consulates of many countries to provide the services to tourists and expatriates travelling and living in the northern region.

Australia Australia
Consulate of Australia
236 Chiang Mai–Doi Saket Rd., San Sai District, Chiang Mai 50210
Tel.: 0 5349 2480, Fax.: 0 5349 2426
Opening Hours: Daily from 09.00 am. - 01.00 pm.

Austria Austria
Consulate of Austria
15 M.1, Huey Keaw Rd., Chang Puak, Mueang District, Chiang Mai 50300
Tel.: 0 5340 0231,0 5322 1020, 0 5321 3473, Fax.: 0 5340 0232

Bangladesh Bangladesh
Consulate General of Bangladesh
95 Huay Kaew Rd., Suthep, Mueang District, Chiang Mai 50200
Tel.: 0 5321 2373-4, Fax.: 0 5322 3524
Opening Hours: Daily from 08.30 am. - 06.00 pm.

Canada Canada
Consulate of Canada
121 Chiang Mai-Lampang Superhighway Rd., Tahsala, Mueang District, Chiang Mai 50000
Tel.: 0 5385 0147, 0 5324 2292, 0 5324 2292 ext. 116, Fax.: 0 5385 0147

China China
Chinese Consulate General of China
111 Changloh Rd., Haiya, Mueang District, Chiang Mai 50010
Tel.: 0 5327 6125, 0 5327 6457, 0 5327 4614, Fax.: 0 5327 4614
Opening Hours: Daily from 09.00 am. - 11.00 am.

Finland Finland
Consulate of the Republic of Finland
104-112 Thapae Rd., Mueang District, Chiang Mai 50300
Tel.: 0 5323 4777, 0 5323 4812, 0 5323 3532, Fax.: 0 5325 1512

France France
Consulate of France
138 Charoen Prathet Rd., Mueang District, Chiang Mai 50100
Tel.: 0 5327 5277, 0 5328 1466, Fax.: 0 5382 1039
Opening Hours: Daily from 10.00 am. - 12.00 pm.

Germany Germany
Consulate of Germany
199/163 M.3, Baan Nai Fun 2, Kan Klong Chonpratan Rd., Mae Hia, Mueang District, Chiang Mai 50100
Tel.: 0 5383 8735, Fax.: 0 5383 873

Greece Hellenic Republic
Honorary Consulate of Hellenic Republic (Greece)
199/145 Mooban Nai Fan 2, Soi 10, Khankhlongchonprathan Rd., Maehiech, Mueang District, Chiang Mai 50100
Tel.: 0 5383 8620, Fax.: 0 5383 8620

India India
Consulate of India
33/1, Thung Hotel Rd., Wat Kate, Mueang District, Chiang Mai 50000
Tel.: 0 5324 3066, Fax.: 0 5324 7879
Opening Hours: Daily from 09.00 am. - 12.00 pm.

Italy Italy
Consulate of Italy
101/136 Intavaroros Rd., Mueang District, Chiang Mai 50220
Tel.: 0 5321 29252, Fax.: 0 5322 4832

Japanese Japan
Consulate General of Japan
Unit 104-107, Airport Business Park, 90 Mahidol Rd., Haiya, Mueang District, Chiang Mai 50100
Tel.: 0 5320 3367, Fax.: 0 5320 3373
Opening Hours: Daily from 08.30 am. - 12.00 pm.

Italy Korea (ROK-Republic of KOREA : South Korea)
Consulate of Korea
50 V-Group Building Huey Keaw Rd., Chang Puak, Mueang District, Chiang Mai 50300
Tel.: 0 5322 3119-23 ext. 204, Fax.: 0 5322 5661

Peru Peru
Consulate of Peru
362/30 U-Sa-Fah-Haam Compound, Charoenraj Rd., Mueang District, Chiang Mai 50000
Tel.: 0 5330 6358, Fax.: 0 5330 6357

Sweden Sweden
Consulate of Sweden
186/48 M.5 Green Valley, Mae Sa, Mae Rim District, Chiang Mai 50180
Tel.: 0 5329 8632, Fax.: 0 5329 8634

United Kingdom United Kingdom
Consulate of United Kingdom
198 Bumrungraj Rd., Mueang District, Chiang Mai 50000
Tel.: 0 5326 3015, Fax.: 0 5326 3016

United States United States
Consulate General of United States
387 Wichayanond Rd., Mueang District, Chiang Mai 50300
Tel.: 0 5310 7700, Fax.: 0 5325 2633
Opening Hours: Mon - Wed 08.30 am. - 12.00 pm.

Health and Safety Tips

In general, Chiang Mai is a safe city to travel and live. Yet, there are some tips that could be taken as precaution so that you can travel and enjoy your holiday without any hassles. It is not safe to drink tap water in Chiang Mai. Refining or boiling is needed before drinking. Even though Chiang Mai is malaria free, if you plan to go trekking in the forests, then it is advisable to take prophylactic drug. Some vaccinations against tetanus, hepatitis, and salmonella infections are also recommended in particular if you travel to undeveloped part of the country.

Like other countries, there are pickpockets in particular in crowded or touristy areas. Keep your belongings with you at all time. Touting can be seen in main tourist destinations. They could be some sort of scam or commissioned by merchandisers. You will be excessively charged for the price of what you buy to cover the commission. Refuse them so you won’t lose your time and money.

Credit and debit cards should be used at only well-established and professional outlets. They should not be placed anywhere out of sight and avoid carrying a big amount of cash with you. Drugs are not tolerated in Thailand, which include opium, marijuana, amphetamines or yaa-baa. The punishment of trading or possessing is severe.

When you buy gemstones, to make sure what you buy is authentic, check the government's JFC seal are proved of authentic quality standard which should be affixed in front of JFC member outlets. The JFC logo represents a ruby ring with the names TGJTA and Jewel Fest Club.

Useful Phone Numbers

During your stay in Chiang Mai, it is advisable to keep emergency numbers as well as important numbers in case they will come in handy. Most agencies provide English speaking service. Here are some important numbers in Chiang Mai.

Travel Agency

Web Sawadee Plc.
• Bangkok Office 0 2674 5555 • Koh Samui Office 0 7742 9999

Emergency & information

• Airport Tourist Police Office 0 5327 0222 • Emergency 191
• Ambulance Service 1669 • Fire 199
• Ambulance Radio Centre 0 5312 1052 • Traffic Accidents 1193
• Directory Enquiries 1113 • Water Problems 0 5323 3479
• Disaster Rescue Unit 0 5325 9354 • Vehicle Theft Police 1192
• Electricty Problems 0 5324 1777    
Tourist Office & Tourist Police Station
• Airport Tourist Police Office
(Tourist Police: Airport Office)
0 5327 0222 ext 2191 • Tourist Police Section 8th Division 3 1155, 0 5324 7318
• Thaton Tourist Police 0 5345 9033 • Tourist Police 1699
• Tourist Authority Of Thailand Northern Office 0 5324 8604, 1672    
Police Station
• Chiang Mai Traffic Police 0 5323 4051, 0 5325 2787 • Phrao Police Station 0 5347 5309
• Chang Phuak Police Station 0 5321 8445, 0 5321 8443 • Phuping Police Station 0 5321 9230, 0 5321 1750
• Central Police Station 0 5327 7477, 0 5327 6458 • Sankamphaeng Police Station 0 5333 2452
• Highway Police Division 0 5324 0289, 0 5324 2441 • San Pa Tong Police Station 0 5331 1123, 0 5331 1122
• Immigration Police 0 5327 7510, 0 5320 1755-6 • San Sai Police Station 0 5349 1949, 0 5349 1952
• Mae Ping Police Station 0 5327 5715, 0 5327 5704 • Samoeng Police Station 0 5348 7090
• Mae Wang Police Station 0 5392 8028 • Saraphee Police Station 0 5332 1090
• Omkoi Police Station 0 5346 7066, 0 5346 7110 • Wiang Haeng Station 0 5347 7066, 0 5347 7066

Post Offices

• Chaiprakarn Post Office 0 5345 7017 • Maejo Post Office 0 5349 8480
• Chang Phuak Post Office 0 5322 2483 • Mae Ping Post Office 0 5325 2037
• Chiang Dao Post Office 0 5345 5058, 0 5345 5058 • Mae Tang Post Office 0 5347 1324
• Chiang Mai Airport Post Office 0 5327 7382 • Mueang Chiang Mai Post Office 0 5324 1070, 0 5324 8719
• Chiang Mai University Post Office 0 5322 0098, 0 5322 1085 • Omkoi Post Office 0 5346 7065
• Doi Saket Post Office 0 5349 5504 • Phrao Post Office 0 5347 5289
• Doi Tao Post Office 0 5346 9063 • San Pa Tong Post Office 0 5331 1361
• Fang Post Office 0 5345 1149 • San Sai Post Office 0 5349 1697
• Hang Dong Post Office 0 5344 1609 • Samoeng Post Office 0 5348 7084
• Hot Post Office 0 5346 1090 • Saraphee Post Office 0 5332 1096
• Mae Ai Post Office 0 5345 9005 • Wiang Haeng Post Office 0 5347 7050
• Mae Chaem Post Office 0 5348 5102    

Healthy

Dental Care
• Clinic Rak Fun 08 5327 7625 • Furtune Dental Clinic 0 5328 1881, 08 1993 1993
• CM Dental Clinic Chiangmai 0 5326 6557 • Kitcha Dental Clinic 0 5327 1950
• Dental World Clinic 0 5320 9100 , 08 7356 7305 • Sakda Dental Clinic 08 1595 3393
• Empress Dental Care Clinic 0 5311 1299 • SS Dental Clinic Chiang Mai 0 5322 6078
• Funsabai Dental Clinic 0 5321 2656 • Virush - Kobkul Dental Clinic 0 5327 5103, 0 5327 2000
Hospitals
• Central Chiang Mai Memorial Hospital 0 5381 9333-40, 0 5327 7090 • Mae On Hospital 0 5388 0745-6
• Chaiprakarn Hospital 0 5387 0584-6 • Mae Tang Hospital 0 5347 1478, 0 5347 1059
• Chang Phuak Hospital 0 5322 0022-31 • Mae Wang Hospital 0 5336 3438
• Chiang Dao Hospital 0 5345 5074, 0 5345 5248-49 • Maharaj Nakorn Chiang Mai Hospital
(Suan Dok Hospital)
0 5322 1122, 0 5322 1141
• Chiang Mai Dental Hospital 0 5341 1150-1 • Mae Ai Hospital 0 5345 9036, 0 5345 9037
• Chiang Mai Neurological Hospital 0 5321 7704 • McCormick Hospital 0 5392 1777
• Chiang Mai Ram Hospital 0 5392 0300 • Nakhon Ping Hospital 0 5399 9200
• Chiang Mai Ram 2 Hospital 0 5385 2590-9 • Omkoi Hospital 0 5346 7068
• Chinda Singnet Hospital 0 5324 1712 • Phrao Hospital 0 5347 5271
• Dararatsami Hospital 0 5329 7207 • Rajavej Chiang Mai Hospital 0 5380 1999
• Doi Saket Hospital 0 5349 5571 • Rhuampath Chiang Mai Hospital 0 5327 0144-50, 0 5327 3576
• Doi Tao Hospital 0 5346 9018 • Samoeng Hospital 0 5348 7124-5
• Dr. Wong Hospital 0 5324 9559-61 • San Pa Tong Hospital 0 5335 5338
• Fang Hospital 0 5345 1444-5 • San Sai Hospital 0 5349 8996, 0 5349 8998
• Hang Dong Hospital 0 5344 2390-93, 0 5344 2333 • Saraphi Hospital 0 5332 1179, 0 5332 1062
• Hot Hospital 0 5346 1095, 0 5383 1443 • St Peter Eye Hospital 0 5322 5011-5
• Lanna Hospital 0 5399 9777 • Suanprung Psychiatric Hospital 0 5328 0228-46
• Mae Chaem Hospital 0 5348 5073, 0 5348 5099 • Wiang Haeng Hospital 0 5347 7011-12

Transportation

Bus Services
• Arcade Bus Station 0 5324 2664 • Rung Prasert Tour 0 5324 7866
• Chogrungtawi Tour 0 5326 0664 • Siam First Tour 0 5330 4748
• New Wiriya Yanyon Tour 0 5324 7007 • Sombut Tour 0 5323 3448-9
• Prempacha 0 5330 4748    
Train
• Chiang Mai Railway Station 0 5324 4795, 0 5324 4094    
Airlines
• Bangkok Airways   • AirAsia 0 2515 9999
  - Airport 0 5328 1519 • Air Mandalay 0 5381 8049
  - Reservation & Ticketing 0 5327 6176, 0 5328 1519 • Korea Air 0 5392 2556, 0 2620 6900
• China Airlines   • Lao Airlines 0 5322 3401
  - Bangkok / Chiang Mai / Phuket 0 2250 9888 • Nok Air 1318, 0 5392 2183
• Thai Airways International   • Orient Thai Airlines 1126
  - Airport 0 5327 7900 • Silk Air 0 5390 4985, 0 5390 4987
  - Reservation & Ticketing 0 5392 0921-34, 0 5392 0999