Land Office Documents
Thai script power of attorney

For the registration of rights, obligations or transfer of ownership of immovable property by someone else than the owner of the land the government provincial and local land department's branch offices in Thailand ONLY accept the official standard land department's Thai script 'power of attorney' (the tor dor 21). Any other forms of power of attorney, e.g. a lawyer drafted power of attorney, will not be accepted by the land offices. Below a sample of a translated Thai script 'Tor.Dor.21' land office power of attorney.

POWER OF ATTORNEY

(translation)

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Land
Section................................. Sub-district .............................
Land no.................................. ; Survey no. ................................. District ......................................
Title Deed no. ............................................................ Province ....................................

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Subject ........................................................................................................................

Sign at ..................................................
Date........... Month........... B.E. ...........

By means of this letter, I ......... (name) ............ I.D. card no. ........... Age........................ year old, race ..................... nationality.................... Child of ................. (father & mother’s name) ................ residing at ................................ village number ................. Soi ............................... road........................ sub-district ........................... district................... Province........................................Tel: ............................

Authorize and appoint .......... (name) ............... I.D. card no. ........... Age........................ year old, race ..................... nationality.................... Child of ................. (father & mother’s name) ................ residing at ................................ village number ................. Soi ............................... road........................ sub-district ........................... district................... Province........................................Tel: ............................

Hereby empower to be my lawful and legal attorney for the purpose of ............................... ........................... .................................... ..................... ....................................... .............................. ..................... ................ ....................... ...................... .......................... ..................... .............. .............................................. .................................... ..................................... ................................ ...... ....................... .................................................. to have authority to carry out the actions on my behalf until they are terminated.



In witness hereof, I sign my name ........................... (sign name) ............ or thumbprint - in presence of witness.

...................... appointer

I, the witness, hereby certify that ............ (his/ her name) ......... or thumbprint - belong to the appointer and appointee ......... ....... (his/ her name) ................. in front of me.

.....................................witness

.....................................witness

Remarks If the appointers choose to sign or make a finger print whichever if, should to cross out the other wording also it’s have to be a left finger if the appointers choose to make a finger print

Please see instructions behind

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(backside)

Instructions

For the land owner & the interested person protections

1) A power of attorney done outside Thailand must be certified by an embassy or a consulate or a notary public.
2) Clearly specify subject and arrangement to delegate one's authority such as sell, buy, mortgage, etc. If there are any special conditions please explain.
3) Do not use different writing and different color ink in this form also have to be a same type writer.
4) If there any erased marks, retouched marks, corrected marks, or cross-out mark, specify how many and the appointer has to sign next to every mark.
5) An appointer shall not sign his/her name before the form is completely filled and correct
6) There must be at least one witness. If an appointer uses thumbprint, there must be at least 2 witnesses. Witnesses must sign, not thumbprint.
7) A power of attorney done outside Thailand must be certified by an embassy or a consulate or a notary public.

Source Thai version: The Thailand land department

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