Residency Certificates

A residency certificate is a document produced by Thai Immigration to officially certify where a foreigner lives.


A residency certificate is a document produced by Thai Immigration to officially certify where a foreigner lives. Valid for 30 days from date of issue, uses for residency certificates include:

  • Greenbook transfer (used motorcycle or vehicle change of ownership)
  • Purchase of new car or motorbike
  • Driving license application (existing license classes)
  • Driver test (new class i.e. M-class)


  • Appointment required
  • Necessary for Greenbook transfer, driving license, bank account
  • Service includes document prep, form completion, trips to Immigration
  • Next day turn-around
  • 1500 BHT
  • Optional delivery 200 BHT

Included in Our Service

  • Preparation of Thai Residency Certificate application form for signature
  • Passport photocopying
  • All trips to Immigration office by Guroo staff member
  • Next day pickup service (if received by 4 p.m.)

Optional Delivery Service

For those who wish to make only one trip to our office, Guroo will deliver your passport and new residency certificate to your location of choice in Chiang Mai (5 KM radius from Guroo office) for 200 BHT.


  • 2 color passport photos (1.5 in x 2.36 in or 4 cm x 6 cm, white or blue background)
  • photocopy of passport photo page, visa and TM6
  • Original passport
  • Proof of residence: rental contract OR letter from landlord