All 50 district offices stop providing registration services on Saturdays, except notification of birth and death

Mrs. Silapasuai Rawisaengsun, Permanent Secretary for the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA), revealed that the current outbreak of Coronavirus Disease 2016 (COVID-19) had worsen with the high number of confirmed cases especially in the neighboring provinces that have areas connected to Bangkok. Amid the coronavirus situation, Registration Sections of all BMA 50 district offices continue to provide registration services to the public and many people come to use the services. Consequently, there is the risk for rapid spread of disease. In order to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in Bangkok Metropolitan area, the BMA determines to stop providing registration services on Saturdays except for notification of birth and death as well as the services provided by “Bangkok Mobile Service” from now on until the outbreak situation subsides and the BMA will further notify the public on this matter.

Regarding the services provided on Mondays to Fridays, the BMA will restrict the number of service users to appropriately reduce overcrowding. The district offices will expedite PR activities to encourage the public to use online queuing system via BMAQ Application. People can choose date, time and place before coming for services for more convenience in receiving services and travel time saving.