THE TRAT PROVINCE

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Tourism Authority of Thailand
The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) operates an office on Trat-Laem Ngob Road (Tel. 039-597-255, 039-597-259).

Immigration Office
The regional immigration office is in Laem Ngob (email : c_laemngob@immigration.go.th, Tel : 039-597-261).  It is open from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on weekdays, while the visa section is operated from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. on weekdays. The office is closed on National Holidays and weekends so better call in advance if you have an apppointment.

        Another location is in Klong Yai  (Tel : 039-588-108, email : c_khlongyai@immigration.go.th). To go to Klong Yai, there are mini-vans at the Trat town centre that leave every few minutes.

Post Office
The main postal office at Tha  Rua Jang Road (Tel : 039-511 -175) is located in the   northeastern section of the town centre, and is open from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on weekdays and from 9:00 a.m. to midday on Saturdays. The telecommunications office near the post office, which opens daily from 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m., offers international phone and fax services. The other post office is in Laem Ngob (Tel :  039-597-240).

Boriwaen Yutthanavee (Naval Battle Ground Memorial)
This site, located in Laem Ngob, commemorates the naval battle between Thailand and France when both countries fought during the height of the French colonization of Indochina in 1941.

Money and Banking
Bank services are between 8:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. Mondays to Fridays  except for the Krung Thai Bank which extends its service to 4:30 p.m. All ATMs operate round the clock. Besides banks, there are currency exchange booths.