The Most Admirable Order of the Direkgunabhorn
  The Order was established by King Rama IX in 1991 to be bestowed upon those who have rendered devotional services to the Kingdom. It consists of seven classes:
  Class  I Knight Grand Cross (First Class) of the Most Admirable Order of Direkgunabhorn    
  Class  II Knight Commander (Second Class) of the Most Admirable Order of Direkgunabhorn    
  Class  III Commander (Third Class) of the Most Admirable Order of Direkgunabhorn    
  Class  IV Companion (Fourth Class) of the Most Admirable Order of Direkgunabhorn    
  Class  V Member (Fifth Class) of the Most Admirable Order of Direkgunabhorn    
  Class  VI The Gold Medal (Sixth Class) of the Direkgunabhorn    
  Class  VII The Silver Medal (Seventh Class) of the Direkgunabhorn    
         
    >>Royal Decree of Decoration Conferment<<    
         
  Certificates of Royal Decorations
   
 

The certificate is authorized for Member Class upwards.

         
  Request for Decorations
   
 

Conferment Regulations:

 

The Royal Decree of Decoration Conferment (1991) bestow the Decorations upon two occasions.
1. Devotional Service to the Kingdom
2. Donation

1. Devotional Service to the Kingdom

 

- Five years of devotional service to the Kingdom, from the last conferment.
- Outstanding service to the State, Religion and the People.
- Act of bravery for the State, Religion and the People.
- The first Decoration to be conferred is the Silver Medal or Companion, in case of extraordinary service.

 

Deemed Person
Code VI of the Royal Decree reserves the right for a deemed person to request for the Silver Medal of the Direkgunabhorn. Decorations of higher class can be attained through years of excellent service, until Knight Grand Cross is reached.

 
   
 

Categories of Deemed Person

 
Person of Other Nationalities
can attain Member and Companion
Sportsmen (Olympics, World Games, Asian Games, Asian Championship)
can attain Silver Medal to Companion
Private School Personnel
can attain Member and Companion
Private University Personnel
can attain Silver Medal to Knight Commander
Researchers, Scientists, National Artists
can attain Companion
   
 

2. Donation

 
Class Decorations Value
I Knight Grand Cross
30,000,000 Bahts
II Knight Commander
14,000,000 Bahts
III Commander
6,000,000 Bahts
IV Companion
1,500,000 Bahts
V Member
500,000 Bahts
VI Gold Medal
200,000 Bahts
VII Silver Medal
100,000 Bahts
   
 

Departments in Charge

 
The Ministries or Departments concerned, including the Thai Red Cross, must certify the works of excellence.
 

Should a person meet any particular rules, those rules are applied on case by case basis.