The Electricity office has moved

August 26, 2018 0

The purple building of the PEA (Provincial Electricity Authority) at the corner of Phetkasem and soi Rajpli 1 is no more. The new office is about 13 km further out of town, you will find […]

Emergency numbers in Thailand

March 26, 2018 0

If you stay in Cha-am or in Thailand, it may be useful to write down these numbers. Numbers to know Police and general emergency call – 191 Medical emergency call/Cha-am Hospital – 1669 Fire – […]

90 days report form to download

July 30, 2016 5

For foreigners living in Thailand on a one-year extension and having to report to the Immigration every 90 days, here is the form to download, as a Word document. Just fill it once, save it, […]

Get a driving licence in Cha-Am

May 9, 2016 1

Where to go to get or extend a driving licence? If you want to obtain or renew a Thai driving licence, you have to go to the “Transport office” (sam-nak-ngan kon-song) of the province of […]

Location of the Immigration Office

May 9, 2016 5

Where is the Immigration Office? Foreigners living in Cha-Am have to go to the Immigration Office of the province of Phetchaburi for all matters regarding visas, work permits, 90 days report, etc. Since September 2016, […]

Useful places, services or shops

May 9, 2016 9

There are many expats living in Cha-Am but it’s still a Thai seaside resort in a Thai town, so it’s not always easy to find what you are looking for. We hope this little guide […]

Where to send your children to school

May 8, 2016 0

Do you want to settle down in Cha-am with your kids? Here is a list of schools in Cha-am. But first, a few words of introduction about the Thai educational system. Thai educational system Grades […]

Population of Cha-Am

April 1, 2016 0

Here are some very basic information about Cha-Am and its population. Province, district and tambon There are 76 provinces (changwat) in Thailand (not including Bangkok). Cha-Am is in the province of Phetchaburi (which is also […]

Hospitals, clinics and police station

March 27, 2016 2

There is a hospital in Cha-Am, as well as several clinics and pharmacies. Other hospitals can be found in Phetchaburi and Hua Hin, especially the Bangkok Hospital which is the brand new first class hospital […]