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Our child was born in Canada. I am born and raised Canadian. The mother was Temporary Resident at the time, now is a Canadian. When the child was born the Thai Consul in Vancouver, happily, Issued a Thai Birth Certificate. {I was dumfounded there was no 'fee' to pay.}

I'm 93% certain the mother is a dual Thai-Canadian, meaning she could return to Thailand, at will, and resume Thai citizenship [sometimes i wish - lol]

What about the child? Could she apply for a Thai Passport? If she ever wanted to, when a young adult, could she move to Thailand and take up Citizenship, based on her Birth Certificate? [she's not fluent in Thai, if that matters?]

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If a Thai, dual Citizen, returned to take up life back at home, would the Thai Income Tax Dept want a cut of any of the years of over seas earnings? Could they receive their over seas Pension funds without any strings Attached to Thai taxing?

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You daughter doesn't have "to take up citizenship". She is Thai by birth and posses citizenship as a natural right. You can apply for her Thai passport at any time in Canada. Also your wife's citizenship has never been suspended. She is and will remain a full Thai citizen for all her life.

Thailand cannot want anything of your wife foreign earnings. Also, foreign pensions are not Thai taxable income.

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You child is already Thai. You should get a her a Thai passport so she can travel to here without a visa. It would be best to apply for her passport in Vancouver. She can hold both nationalities. Canada nor Thailand forbid dual nationalities.

You should get your child registered on a house book here so later she can get a Thai ID card and get passports here in the future.

You wife also can also hold both both nationalities and should enter Thailand on her Thai passport.

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You child is already Thai. You should get a her a Thai passport so she can travel to here without a visa. It would be best to apply for her passport in Vancouver. She can hold both nationalities. Canada nor Thailand forbid dual nationalities.

You should get your child registered on a house book here so later she can get a Thai ID card and get passports here in the future.

You wife also can also hold both both nationalities and should enter Thailand on her Thai passport.

near what I suspected... that info about a house book is a gem, though. *thanks* [any vacations we can manage will be fine on their Canadian passports, but if they ever want to go there for an extended period, we have the detailed info, now]

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Not to sound pedantic, but I find the express half "some nationality" diminutive, even if used casually.

Nobody is "half something", but one can be both something, and something else.

Both isn't really a good idea. 'Consolidated' is much better. It doesn't matter that luk khrueng means half child, I demand consolidated children from now on.

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You child is already Thai. You should get a her a Thai passport so she can travel to here without a visa. It would be best to apply for her passport in Vancouver. She can hold both nationalities. Canada nor Thailand forbid dual nationalities.

You should get your child registered on a house book here so later she can get a Thai ID card and get passports here in the future.

You wife also can also hold both both nationalities and should enter Thailand on her Thai passport.

near what I suspected... that info about a house book is a gem, though. *thanks* [any vacations we can manage will be fine on their Canadian passports, but if they ever want to go there for an extended period, we have the detailed info, now]

Why is being in a house book such a *gem*?

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