The chamber has from our corporate member Baker & McKenzie received the following update related to Royal Thai Police launch new online appointment system.
To cope with current physical distancing practices due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the Royal Thai Police have introduced an online appointment system for the public to book appointments for filing a report/complaint with the police. The new system, which launched on 7 January 2021, allows the public to make an appointment with the local police station which has jurisdiction (i.e. where the incident occurred). In the pilot phase, there are three police stations available for online appointments, namely, Lumpini Police Station, Bangrak Police Station and Patumwan Police Station.
Additionally, an off-site police reporting service is available at Chatturat (Siam Square) Police Sub-Station, where police officials from Lumpini, Bangrak, or Patumwan Police station will meet the complainant to receive the complaint. However, this off-site service is only limited to offences related to embezzlement, fraud, defamation, and offences under the Offences Related to the Issuance of Cheques Act.