Thai law requires telecom providers to register SIM-Cards to the NBTC for both Thai nationals as visitors. This is done to identify ownership and prevent fraud from the use of mobile phone for illegal purposes while promoting safety and happiness in society and won’t be accessed for other purposes.
For more information and requirements see below.
Passport / ID Scan
ID Scan must be one of the following in JPG, GIF, PDF or PNG format:
Watermarks are acceptable and certain numbers can be crossed out. It’s also allowed to write down ”Copy for Thai SIM-Card registration”. However the following fields need to be clearly visible in order to get registered:
- date of birth
- expiration date
- passport / ID number
- full name
- issuance date