Queue Online to Visit Royal Coffin Starting Dec. 1

Mourners outside the Grand Palace near the Ministry of Defense on Tuesday morning in Bangkok.

BANGKOK — A month into mourning for His Majesty the Late King, officials have announced an online system for mourners to book slots to pay their respects to the royal coffin should be available next month.

An online queuing system to ease the long lines and health concerns should be operational by Dec. 1, officials repeated Friday. The new system is being developed by the palace and government tech ministry.

Update: Online Reservation System For Visiting Royal Coffin Delayed

Officials said they are looking into accommodating mourners who lack internet access, with queueing in-person at the palace still possible. No further information was available and officials said to stay tuned for further announcements about how it would work.