With the growth of tourism over the last 30 years a special unit has been set up by the Royal Thai Police force to deal with the safety and well-being of tourists. The officers of the Tourist Police wear a distinctive badge on the their arm and speak English and some other European languages. They can be called upon in all kinds of situations, such as road traffic accidents, theft, disputes with hotels or shop keepers where a foreign tourist is involved. They will act as arbitrators on disputes, and in our experience they do so in an unbiased fashion.
This page is created for your information. Our website IS NOT the Tourist Police site. Please do not email us asking for assistance is legal disputes. You should contact one of the office below or phone 1155.
The force has offices in the major tourist areas:
Bangkok tourist assistance Centre call (02) 281 5051
Pattaya tourist police (038) 429 371
Phuket tourist police (076) 225 361
Chiang Mai tourist police (053) 248 130
General Emergency Call: 191
Ambulance and Rescue: 1554
Medical Emergency Call: 1669
Telephone Directory Assistance: 1133
Tourist Service Centre: 1672
Bangkok Taxi Call Centre: 1681, 1661, (02) 424 2222
Credit Card (Visa, Master Card): (02) 256 7326 to 7327