COVID-19 Situation in Thailand

ข้อมูลภาษาไทย:สถานการณ์ COVID-19 ในประเทศไทย

COVID-19 Situation 

COVID-19 Information:

Source: Department of Disease Control   
Center for COVID-19 Situation Administration (CCSA)www.facebook.com/informationcovid19 
Daily Briefing (MFA): Documents Summary | YouTube

 

Update Regulations on entry to Thailand

 

 

Travel to Thailand during the COVID-19 pandemic

 

Step 1 Select Schemes for entering Thailand by air travel (see regulations)
1) Exemption from Quarantine (test and go scheme)temporarily suspended from 22 December 2021
2) Sandbox Programme – stay 7 days in Sandbox area.
Sandbox areas include PhuketKrabiPhan-Nga and Surat Thani (Koh Samui, Koh Tao and Koh Phangan).
3) Alternative Quarantine (AQ) – 
7 days quarantine for fully vaccinated or 10 Days quarantine for not fully vaccinated travellers 

 Step 2  Apply e-Visa online (if required)
Apply e-Visa online at least 15 days before travel. After the e-Visa application has been approved, a confirmation e-mail will be sent to applicants. It is kindly requested to print a copy of the confirmation e-mail to present to airline and Thai Immigration officials to carry out checks when travelling to Thailand. Please note that from 26 September 2021, 11.00 PM (UTC), it is no longer required for e-Visa applicant to submit his/her passport and original supporting documents in person at the Royal Thai Embassy/Consulate. 

Step 3  Apply Thailand Pass online (https://tp.consular.go.th/)
Application guidelines:
1) Submit your application at least 7 days before travel
2) Prepare the required documents before apply Thailand pass online 
3) A separate application is needed for each person (accompanied minors under 12 years of age who not vaccinated, are eligible to enter under Exemption from Quarantine program)
3) Register on Thailand pass and obtain the Thailand Pass QR code 

Step 4 Prepare required documents prior to departure
Get a COVID-19 RT_PCR test within 72 hours before departure with a negative result

 


Choose a plan that’s right for you:

The Blue Zone Sandbox (Sandbox Programme)

Conditions: 

  • Travellers from any country / territory. Stay in Sandbox area for 7 days before being permitted to travel to other parts of Thailand.
  • Current Sandbox areas include Phuket, Krabi, Phan-Nga and Surat Thani (Koh Samui, Koh Tao and Koh Phangan).
  • Fully vaccinated against COVID-19 no less than 14 days before travelling
  • Pre-paid 7 days SHA Extra+ / AQ hotel reservation confirmation including the fee for 2 RT-PCR tests (www.thailandpsas.com) and airport pick-up.
    – Approved List: SHA Extra+ or AQ hotel (Please be advised to avoid making hotel reservations through Booking.com as they do not fully comply with Thailand’s entry regulations and may result in delayed consideration)
  • Obtain a negative COVID-19 test result (RT-PCR), issued within 72 hours before travelling
    RT-PCR result must be negative or not detected

    – If RT-PCR result is positive or detected then medical certificate proof of COVID recovery at least 14 days but less than 90 days from onset or first date of detection is required

Documents:

  • Passport
  • Thai Visa (if required)
  • Certificate of Vaccination
  • Paid SHA Extra+ or AQ hotel reservation confirmation throughout the 7 days period (including the fee for 2 RT-PCR tests) and airport pick-up.
  • Proof of a confirmed payment for 2 RT-PCR tests, which can be reserved via www.thailandpsas.com (Day 0/1 and Day 5/6).
  • Insurance with minimum coverage of 50,000 USD

 

Alternative Quarantine

Conditions:

  • Travellers from any country / territory. Stay in quarantine for 7/10 days and will be able to travel in Thailand thereafter 
  • Full vaccination is not required under this scheme
  • Booking for 7/10 days on approved AQ hotel. Approved List: AQ Hotel (Please be advised to avoid making hotel reservations through Booking.com as they do not fully comply with Thailand’s entry regulations and may result in delayed consideration)

Documents:

  • Passport
  • Thai Visa (if required)
  • Paid AQ hotel reservation confirmation (fully paid or deposit at least 15,000 THB / 500 USD) (including the fee for two RT-PCR tests)
  • Insurance with minimum coverage of 50,000 USD

 


Visa to Thailand

Attention: For Medical visas scheme (Tourist MT or Non Immigrant – O), the applicants are strictly advised to contact the Royal Thai Embassy/Consulate General for authorization prior to their e-Visa application submission. Any unauthorized application submission under Medical visas scheme would be rejected and non-refundable.
Attention: From 26 September 2021, 11.00 PM (UTC), it is no longer required for e-Visa applicant to submit his/her passport and original supporting documents in person at the Royal Thai Embassy/Consulate. After the e-Visa application has been approved, a confirmation e-mail will be sent to applicants. It is kindly requested to print a copy of the confirmation e-mail to present to airline and Thai Immigration officials to carry out checks when travelling to Thailand.

Please click here for more information.

 


Flights to Thailand

For the availability and flights information, please contact the airlines directly.
Please note that travelers entering Thailand through Phuket Sandbox must transit at the international airport only. (For example, fly from the USA to transit via Doha/Singapore/Dubai/Abu Dhabi and then to Phuket)

 


Thailand Pass System

Beginning on 1 November 2020, eligible Non-Thai nationals* who wish to travel to Thailand must register on the Thailand Pass online and obtain the Thailand Pass QR code.

Please kindly check Frequently Asked Question (FAQ) for more information
https://consular.mfa.go.th/th/content/thailand-pass-faqs-2 (PDF file)

 


MorChana Application 

Upon entry to Thailand, Travelers arriving in Thailand during the COVID-19 pandemic must submit a Morchana.  Register online through phone application at https://www.facebook.com/MorchanaApp/

Download Mobile application