Starting from Tuesday, June 2, parcel senders will be required to show their ID cards or passports at Thai post offices, otherwise the parcels will not be accepted for delivery.
The new measure aims to prevent the use of postal services for drug smuggling and follows an order by the Prime Minister’s Office.
State-owned Thailand Post Co., Ltd. said Wednesday that all Thai parcel senders were now required to present their ID cards to postal counter officials so their personal information could be recorded. Foreign parcel senders will be required to show their passport.
If they fail to do so their parcels will not be accepted for delivery by postal officials.
The following announcement has been published on the official Thailand Post website: