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Re: ACS Outreach

Post by jingjai » March 7, 2018, 10:48 pm

Yes! Thank-You ACS.
With the money I saved by not having to go to BKK or C.M., I made a quick stop at Villa for a thick steak, and a good bottle Single Malt Whisky
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Re: ACS Outreach

Post by bumper » March 9, 2018, 8:34 am

A lot of people didn't know about the time change. They didn't receive an E mail because they didn't register with the Embassy. If you haven't it could be important to do so.
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Re: ACS Outreach

Post by mak » April 22, 2018, 1:20 pm

Next Khon Kaen Outreach June 20, 2018.
Next Udon Outreach November 2018.

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Re: ACS Outreach

Post by mak » June 8, 2018, 3:51 pm

The Consular Section of the U.S. Embassy in Bangkok is pleased to provide services in Khon Kaen.
Date: Wednesday, June 20, 2018
Time: 12:00PM to 2:00PM
Venue: Pullman Hotel
Address: 9-9 Prachasumran Road, Nai Muang, Muang 40000 KHON KAEN
Hotel phone: Telephone: (+66)43/913333 Fax: (+66)43/913334 Email: pullman@pullmankhonkaen.com http://www.pullmanhotels.com/gb/hotel-1 ... ndex.shtml

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Re: ACS Outreach

Post by mak » June 13, 2018, 10:49 am

SERVICES OFFERED AND OFFICIAL EXCHANGE RATES ON 20 JUNE 2018
• 3,630 THB- Renewal of adult passports
• 3,795 THB- Renewal of minor (under age 16) passports
• 4,785 THB- Renewal of first adult passports
• 4,785 THB- Replacement of adult lost/stolen passports
• 3,795 THB- Replacement of minor (under age 16) lost/stolen passports
• 990 THB- Adult passport card
• 495 THB- Minor passport card
• 1,650 THB (per notary stamp) – Notary – including Income Affidavits

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Re: ACS Outreach

Post by mak » June 13, 2018, 10:51 am

All BANK DRAFTS (PDF 345KB) must be:
• Purchased from Bangkok Bank, Kasikorn Bank, or Siam Commercial Bank (SCB). (There is no need to have an account at the bank to purchase a bank draft) (Kasikorn Bank calls a “Bank Draft” a “Bill of Exchange”). Made out to “American Embassy Bangkok.” (No variations, errors, or typos are permitted. Do not write on or make any markings on the bank draft.)
• In the exact amount of Thai Baht (THB) for your total service.
• Submitted at the time of service.
• Issued within the last six months. You can show this to the bank:



ลูกค้าท่านนี้ต้องการซื้อแบงค์ดร๊าฟ(สกุลเงินบาทเท่านั้น)

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และระบุสั่งจ่ายถึง “American Embassy Bangkok”

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Re: ACS Outreach

Post by mak » June 14, 2018, 5:48 pm

Sometimes the US Embassy has other business other than the Outreach at a specific location. This might explain their time schedule.

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Re: ACS Outreach

Post by mak » June 19, 2018, 2:32 pm

Khon Kaen Outreach tomorrow, 12 pm.

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Re: ACS Outreach

Post by mak » June 20, 2018, 4:58 pm

Another successful Outreach in KK. 88 customers were served. Service started at 11 am and finished after 2 pm. Thank you ACS for a job well done.

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Re: ACS Outreach

Post by parrot » June 21, 2018, 2:11 pm

Agree! The ACS visits are a major bennie for those of us who'd prefer not to go to Bangkok.

The embassy is encouraging citizens to renew their passports by mail. A friend of ours recently renewed his......mailed in the old and got the new in about 2.5 weeks. Pretty simple process!
I'd guess half or so of the people in KK yesterday were there to renew their passports. https://th.usembassy.gov/u-s-citizen-se ... ult-renew/

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Re: ACS Outreach

Post by mak » June 21, 2018, 7:02 pm

I agree. Renewing your passport by mail is a simple process. I did mine in March. Returned in less than 3 weeks.

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Re: ACS Outreach

Post by fdimike » June 21, 2018, 8:27 pm

It's actually easier than turning in all the required paperwork to ACS when they come to town because there's no waiting to meet with the ACS folks.
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Re: ACS Outreach

Post by thunder43549 » June 24, 2018, 11:31 am

Giggle wrote:
January 12, 2018, 11:56 pm
Move to Nong Khai. They don't accept silly Embassy affidavits. It's like a special "Laws-Don't-Apply-Here" zone. I think the Tourism Authority of Nong Khai should begin a campaign to attract tourism: Our filthy farang visitors are WAY better than Udon and Loei's filthy farang visitors.

And we can prove it!

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Hi; I was there in April. They took mine. Not a problem. A little bit slow though.

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Re: ACS Outreach

Post by Lone Star » June 24, 2018, 11:36 am

thunder43549 wrote:
June 24, 2018, 11:31 am
Giggle wrote:
January 12, 2018, 11:56 pm
Move to Nong Khai. They don't accept silly Embassy affidavits. It's like a special "Laws-Don't-Apply-Here" zone. I think the Tourism Authority of Nong Khai should begin a campaign to attract tourism: Our filthy farang visitors are WAY better than Udon and Loei's filthy farang visitors.

And we can prove it!

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Hi; I was there in April. They took mine. Not a problem. A little bit slow though.
I'm not surprised at either one of your experiences. The most consistent thing in many areas of Thailand is INconsistency. What happens for you or me or someone else yesterday or today, may not happen for any one of us or someone else tomorrow.
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Re: ACS Outreach

Post by Lone Star » June 24, 2018, 11:38 am

mak wrote:
June 20, 2018, 4:58 pm
Another successful Outreach in KK. 88 customers were served. Service started at 11 am and finished after 2 pm. Thank you ACS for a job well done.
Glad to see that they still begin earlier than scheduled. That has happened both times that I have gone to Khon Kaen for the outreach.
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Re: ACS Outreach

Post by mak » October 7, 2018, 9:39 am

Udon Outreach, next month. Exact date to be announced by email approximately 2 weeks prior to the event.
https://th.usembassy.gov/u-s-citizen-se ... -outreach/
https://th.usembassy.gov/u-s-citizen-se ... vice-fees/

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Re: ACS Outreach

Post by docta » October 7, 2018, 11:16 am

Thanks allot, Mak, great reference info...

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Re: ACS Outreach

Post by mak » October 29, 2018, 4:21 pm

Udon Outreach. Nov. 7, 12 pm, Centara Hotel.

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Re: ACS Outreach

Post by mak » November 5, 2018, 10:39 am

Just a reminder:
Udon Outreach
Wednesday Nov. 7, 12 pm, Centara Hotel.

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Re: ACS Outreach

Post by mak » November 7, 2018, 5:08 pm

Another successful Outreach. 131 customers were served.
Started at 11:15 am, finished at 3:30pm.
Thank you ACS.

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