AMBASSADOR KIPTINESS Lindsay Kimwole
Ambassador of the Republic of Kenya to the Kingdom of Thailand with Accreditation to the Kingdom of Cambodia, the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, Lao Peoples Democratic Republic (Lao PDR) and the Republic Union of Myanmar.
1. Education & and Professional Qualifications
MA Peace and Conflict Studies, Haceteppe University, Turkey; Post-Graduate Diploma (PGD) in Diplomacy & International Relations, University of Nairobi, Diploma in Public Administration, Kenya School of Government. Bachelor of Education, (Arts), Moi University, and Advanced Courses in Foreign policy matters, Diplomacy and international affairs in India, USA, Pakistan, Sudan and Ethiopia. International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP), US State Department National Trade Capacity Building on the WTO and Doha Negotiations National Defence College (K), National Security studies. Strategic Leadership Development Programme, Kenya School of Government. IGAD Capacity Program against Terrorism (ICPAT) and Centre on Global Counterterrorism Cooperation (CGCC), Disarmament, Demobilization and Rehabilitation (DDR) course- East African Standby Brigade. Public Policy Formulation, Implementation & Analysis
2. Work Experience
28 years of Public Service in various Ministries, Departments and Agencies ranging from High School Teacher, District Officer, Foreign Service Officer, Director and Ambassador.
Parade Commander, paramilitary course, Administration Police Training College Delegate, Assessment and Evaluation Commission of Sudan Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA). Delegate, Somali peace process Spokesman, Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Operation ‘Linda Nchi’. Delegate, Kenya Mission to the African Union and UNSC on re-hatting Kenyan troops to African Mission to Somalia (AMISOM). Established Kenya Embassy Ankara Turkey and became Head of Mission as CDA for 3 years. Coordinator, COVID-19 Response and Secretary, Standing Committee on Emergency Response (SCER) of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Our Mission in Bangkok
Kenya-Thai diplomatic relations started when the Government
of Thailand opened the Royal Thai Embassy in Nairobi in 1967.
A Kenyan Consulate was opened in Bangkok in 1992 and,in October
2006,the Embassy of the Republic of Kenya was opened in Thailand.
Since then, Kenya and Thailand have deepened economic, commercial,
cultural and trade co-operation.
The two countries have taken advantage of the cordial relations
to enhance co-operation in various fields. Kenya is the largest
economy in East Africa and has a wide range of lucrative opportunities
for investment in agriculture,tourism, infrastructure and industry
among others.It is also a source market for many high quality products,
especially in the agricultural sector.The Embassy is happy to provide
information on these opportunities and products.
The Embassy also issues visas to persons visiting Kenya and provides
consular services to Kenyans living in Thailand as well as the other
countries that the Embassy serves namely, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and
Vietnam.Our mission is to advance the interests of Kenya through
innovative diplomacy in the countries of accreditation.
Visa and Consular Services
between 9am -12pm on Fridays. Collection time is between 2pm – 4pm from Monday to Thursday and 9:00 – 12pm on Fridays.
1. Renewal/Extension of Passports
2. Issuance of Certificates of Good Conduct
3. Consular Assistance in case of arrest
4. Assistance in case of distress
5. Authentification of Kenyan documents
6. Change of Name
7. Assistance in issuance of birth certificates for Kenyans
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Embassy News Flash
EXTENSION OF TEMPORALY CLOSURE OF THE KENYA EMBASSY BANGKOK
1. This is to inform that Bangkok has been declared a red zone for the outbreak of COVID19 Third Wave. Thailand has encouraged the work from home Policy as a measure to combat the spread of COVID19.
2. The Mission will adopt the work from home Policy, and will therefore continue to remain closed from Monday 10th May, 2021 to Friday 21st May, 2021. The situation will be reviewed on Monday 24th May, 2021.
During the closure, kindly contact the following officers for any official assistance: -
i. Mr. Sebastian Mutunga - +66950624623
ii. Ms. Irene Moshira - +66824688110
iii. Ms. Roongrat Nimitpattana - +66817145376
iv. Email: Kenyaembassybangkok@yahoo.com
4. We regret the inconveniences caused and will keep you updated on any further developments.
The Principal Secretary,, Amb. Macharia Kamau and the Governor of the Central Bank of Kenya (CBK), Dr. Patrick Njoroge, co-hosted a virtual sensitization meeting with officials of Kenya Missions abroad and the Kenyan diaspora on the Diaspora Remittances Survey on Thursday 8th April 2021 the recording of the meeting is below:-https://www.centralbank.go.ke/2021/04/09/meeting-between-cbk-governor-ministry-of-foreign-affairs-and-kenyan-diaspora/”
Registration is a free service provided by the Kenya Embassy in Bangkok for citizens who are travelling and living in Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia or Lao PDR.
Registration allows us to have information about your residence, studies or travel. It also enables us to build a skills database on citizens training abroad.