F.A.Q. Pattaya

ATTORNEY – PATTAYA
Attorney References per the U.S. Embassy
MONARCHY
Disrespect of the King is a crime.
BANKING
Documents needed for an account – Currency Rate – ATM – Checks – Direct Deposit – Debit Card
NEWSPAPERS
English language newspapers – local / national
BUYING A VEHICLE
Used vehicle rules – There are no rules!
NIGHTLIFE
Styles of nightlife – Thai massage – Pubs – Go-Go Bars – Beer Bars
CRIME
Burglary – King – Nightclubs – Petty Theft – Reporting a Crime – Prostitution – Signing Legal Documents – Visa
RESTAURANTS
Guide to Thai / Western restaurants
DEATH OF AN AMERICAN CITIZEN
US Embassy procedures and services regarding death of a U.S. citizen in Thailand
SANITATION
Guide to Sanitation Thai Style
DRIVER’S LICENSE
What you need. Where to go. Plus International Drivers license
SECURITY
What you need to do to protect your valuables
EMERGENCY PHONE NUMBERS
Key numbers you should have
SUPERMARKETS
Where the markets are
ETIQUETTE
Clothing – Wai
TELEPHONES
Mobile phones – Regular Phone
INSURANCE
Group Medical Insurance – Private Medical Insurance – Vehicle Insurance
THAI LANGUAGE
Sometimes you do need to speak in Thai
INTERNET
Internet Café – Cable – Wireless – Technicians
TRANSLATORS
Where to get important Thai documents translated
LEGAL
Lawyers – Bail – Telephone call privilege – Court Appeal – Rescheduling a Court Hearing – Police Report
TRANSPORTATION
Options for getting around in Pattaya and Thailand
MAIL
Private domestic post office – International mailing – JUSMAG post office –
VISA
Entry stamp, Visa, Tourist Visa 90 report – procedures explained
MARRIAGE
Steps to register a marriage in Thailand
U.S. EMBASSY
Procedures – Contacts
MEDICAL
Where the hospitals are
WILLS
Procedures – Contacts