UNHCR Thailand - Help for refugees and asylum-seekers

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, created this website for refugees and people seeking asylum in urban areas of Thailand.

Services are available to those registered with UNHCR Thailand and that have a valid UNHCR card:

Sample of UNHCR Thailand Card

Here you will be able to find information about:


  • The information on this website is only relevant to people currently in Thailand. If you have questions regarding UNHCR operations and seeking asylum in other countries, please refer to the relevant website on the UNHCR HELP homepage.
  • The information on this website is focused on UNHCR’s registration and refugee status determination process and the services that UNHCR and its partners provide to asylum-seekers and refugees registered with UNHCR. It applies only to individuals who can register with UNHCR and be issued a UNHCR card.

ATTENTION! All services provided by UNHCR are free, including registration. For more on reporting fraud, abuse and exploitation, please check the fraud section on this website.

Are you outside of Thailand?  Are you seeking help for relatives abroad? Please select the country you want information about on UNHCR’s HELP homepage or contact your closest UNHCR country office.