Requirements for Foreigners travelling to Thailand during COVID-19 travel restriction and FAQ on Thailand Pass

Requirements for Foreigners travelling to Thailand during COVID-19 travel restriction and FAQ on Thailand Pass

9 Jul 2020

Schemes for Entering Thailand from the United Kingdom and Ireland as of 11 January 2022

📢 Announcement: On 7 January 2022 Thailand's Center for COVID-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) have assessed the COVID-19 (Omicron) situation and continues to temporarily suspend the Thailand Pass registration for Test and Go until the next assessment. Those who have already received the Thailand Pass QR Code for Test and Go can still travel and enter Thailand under the scheme (Test and Go) and schedule they have been approved. For those with a Test and Go Thailand pass and have an essential reason to reschedule their travel date, shall e-mail the purpose to reschedule along with required documents (passport, vaccine certificate, hotel receipt, insurance, and flight itinerary) to testgo@consular.go.th to consider on an individual basis and necessity. 
 
New Measures for All Applicants on Thailand Pass Registering from 11 January 2022
 

Travellers who are FULLY VACCINATED are eligible to enter the [Phuket, Krabi, Phang Nga, Surat Thani (Samui, Ko Tao, and Ko Pha-ngan)] Sandbox for 7 DAYS

Thai Nationals

- All persons aged 18 or over must have a vaccination certificate confirming that they have been fully vaccinated at least 14 days before travelling to Thailand.
- All persons aged 12 – 17 must have a vaccination certificate confirming that they have been vaccinated with 1 dose at least 14 days before travelling to Thailand, are eligible to travel alone. If they haven't been vaccinate, they are allowed to travel and register for the Thailand Pass with fully vaccinated parents.
- All persons aged below 12 who have not been vaccinated must travel and register for the Thailand Pass with fully vaccinated parents.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Foreigners

Must have been in the UK or Ireland for at least 21 consecutive days before travelling to Thailand

(except those with a proof of permanent resident in Thailand)

- All persons aged 18 or over must have a vaccination certificate confirming that they have been fully vaccinated at least 14 days before travelling to Thailand.
- All persons aged 12 – 17 must have a vaccination certificate confirming that they have been vaccinated with 1 dose at least 14 days before travelling to Thailand, are eligible to travel alone. If they haven't been vaccinate, they are allowed to travel and register for the Thailand Pass with fully vaccinated parents.
- All persons aged below 12 who have not been vaccinated must travel and register for the Thailand Pass with fully vaccinated parents.

- Must have been in any eligilble countries (exempted for quarantine) consecutively for at least 21 consecutive days  (including staying in multiple eligible countries for a total of 21 consecutive days) before travelling to Thailand (except those with a proof of permanent resident in Thailand).

1

Book an air ticket from the UK or Ireland to Phuket *

[Currently, domestic transit flights are still not allowed. Therefore, it is recommended to book an international route to enter your final destination in Thailand.]

1

Book an air ticket from the UK or Ireland to Phuket *

[Currently, domestic transit flights are still not allowed. Therefore, it is recommended to book an international route to enter your final destination in Thailand.]

2

Travellers are required to have negative RT-PCR test result tested within 72 hours before departure except travellers under 6 years old.

2

Travellers are required to have negative RT-PCR test result tested within 72 hours before departure except travellers under 6 years old.

3

Official vaccine certificate or passport (or other official document to certify full vaccination), which certifies that the traveller had received all required doses of vaccine no less than 14 days before departure. 

3

Official vaccine certificate or passport (or other official document to certify full vaccination), which certifies that the traveller had received all required doses of vaccine no less than 14 days before departure.

- If you have recovered from being infected from COVID-19 and the RT-PCR test before travelling is still positive, travellers need to show a medical record (issued within 3 months) stating that they have recovered from COVID-19 for more than 14 days. May be vaccinated with only one dose if fully recovered from COVID-19. 

- If you have been fully vaccinated before being infected, you can use your vaccine certificates to enter the country as "fully vaccinated" and a medical record (issued within 3 months) stating that they have recovered from COVID-19.

** All those who have been infected will have to take a RT-PCR test before travelling as stated in No. 2. **

- If you have recovered from being infected from COVID-19 and the RT-PCR test before travelling is still positive, travellers need to show a medical record (issued within 3 months) stating that they have recovered from COVID-19 for more than 14 days. May be vaccinated with only one dose if fully recovered from COVID-19. 

- If you have been fully vaccinated before being infected, you can use your vaccine certificates to enter the country as "fully vaccinated" and a medical record (issued within 3 months) stating that they have recovered from COVID-19.

** All those who have been infected will have to take a RT-PCR test before travelling as stated in No. 2. **

4

SHABA Certificate Seven (7) nights SHA+ hotel reservation confirmation and receipt which include the negative RT-PCR test. (The hotel must provide pick up transportation from the airport since travellers are not allowed to travel to the hotel on their own.)

Book for a RT-PCR test at https://www.thailandpsas.com/

4

SHABA Certificate Seven (7) nights SHA+ hotel reservation confirmation and which include the negative RT-PCR test. (The hotel must provide pick up transportation from the airport since travellers are not allowed to travel to the hotel on their own.)

Book for a RT-PCR test at https://www.thailandpsas.com/

5

Register for the “Thailand Pass” at tp.consular.go.th for at least 7 business days prior to departure. (Remarks The “Thailand Pass” will be approved by the central authorities in Thailand NOT the Royal Thailand Embassy. Therefore, please allow sufficient time for approval after registering for the “Thailand Pass”.)

5

Register for the “Thailand Pass” at tp.consular.go.th for at least 7 days prior to departure. (Remarks The “Thailand Pass” will be approved by the central authorities in Thailand NOT the Royal Thailand Embassy. Therefore, please allow sufficient time for approval after registering for the “Thailand Pass”.)

6

Thai nationals do not need to provide any health insurance.

6

Need to provide a health insurance with a minimum treatment coverage of 50,000 USD or equivalent in any other currencies.

7

Thai nationals, with a valid Thai passport or emergency travel document or emergency passport, do not need a visa to enter Thailand. Thai nationals travelling with a foreign passport will need to apply for a visa and prepare document required as foreigners travelling into Thailand.

7

Foreigners of a national eligible for the 30-days visa exemption scheme planning to stay over 30 days will have to apply for a visa to enter Thailand at thaievisa.go.th. Please apply for a visa at least 4 weeks in advance before departure.

 
 

Travellers who are FULLY VACCINATED are eligible to enter the Alternative Quarantine (AQ) for 7 DAYS

Thai Nationals

- All persons aged 18 or over must have a vaccination certificate confirming that they have been fully vaccinated at least 14 days before travelling to Thailand.
- All persons aged 12 – 17 must have a vaccination certificate confirming that they have been vaccinated with 1 dose at least 14 days before travelling to Thailand, are eligible to travel alone. If they haven't been vaccinate, they are allowed to travel and register for the Thailand Pass with fully vaccinated parents.
- All persons aged below 12 who have not been vaccinated must travel and register for the Thailand Pass with fully vaccinated parents.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Foreigners

Must have been in the UK or Ireland for at least 21 consecutive days before travelling to Thailand

(except those with a proof of permanent resident in Thailand)

- All persons aged 18 or over must have a vaccination certificate confirming that they have been fully vaccinated at least 14 days before travelling to Thailand.
- All persons aged 12 – 17 must have a vaccination certificate confirming that they have been vaccinated with 1 dose at least 14 days before travelling to Thailand, are eligible to travel alone. If they haven't been vaccinate, they are allowed to travel and register for the Thailand Pass with fully vaccinated parents.
- All persons aged below 12 who have not been vaccinated must travel and register for the Thailand Pass with fully vaccinated parents.

- Must have been in any eligilble countries (exempted for quarantine) consecutively for at least 21 consecutive days  (including staying in multiple eligible countries for a total of 21 consecutive days) before travelling to Thailand (except those with a proof of permanent resident in Thailand).

1

Book an air ticket from the UK or Ireland to Thailand *

[Currently, domestic transit flights are still not allowed. Therefore, it is recommended to book an international route to enter your final destination in Thailand.]

1

Book an air ticket from the UK or Ireland to Thailand *

[Currently, domestic transit flights are still not allowed. Therefore, it is recommended to book an international route to enter your final destination in Thailand.]

2

Thai nationals are not required to present their RT-PCR test result tested within 72 hours before departure.

2

Travellers are required to have negative RT-PCR test result tested within 72 hours before departure except travellers under 6 years old.

3

Official vaccine certificate or passport (or other official document to certify full vaccination), which certifies that the traveller had received all required doses of vaccine no less than 14 days before departure. 

3

Official vaccine certificate or passport (or other official document to certify full vaccination), which certifies that the traveller had received all required doses of vaccine no less than 14 days before departure.

- If you have recovered from being infected from COVID-19 and the RT-PCR test before travelling is still positive, travellers need to show a medical record (issued within 3 months) stating that they have recovered from COVID-19 for more than 14 days. May be vaccinated with only one dose if fully recovered from COVID-19. 

- If you have been fully vaccinated before being infected, you can use your vaccine certificates to enter the country as "fully vaccinated" and a medical record (issued within 3 months) stating that they have recovered from COVID-19.

** All those who have been infected will have to take a RT-PCR test before travelling as stated in No. 2. **

- If you have recovered from being infected from COVID-19 and the RT-PCR test before travelling is still positive, travellers need to show a medical record (issued within 3 months) stating that they have recovered from COVID-19 for more than 14 days. May be vaccinated with only one dose if fully recovered from COVID-19. 

- If you have been fully vaccinated before being infected, you can use your vaccine certificates to enter the country as "fully vaccinated" and a medical record (issued within 3 months) stating that they have recovered from COVID-19.

** All those who have been infected will have to take a RT-PCR test before travelling as stated in No. 2. **

4

Seven (7) nights Alternative Quarantine or SHA+ hotel reservation confirmation and receipt which include the negative RT-PCR test. (The hotel must provide pick up transportation from the airport since travellers are not allowed to travel to the hotel on their own.)

4

Seven (7) nights Alternative Quarantine or SHA+ hotel reservation confirmation and which include the negative RT-PCR test. (The hotel must provide pick up transportation from the airport since travellers are not allowed to travel to the hotel on their own.)

5

Register for the “Thailand Pass” at tp.consular.go.th for at least 7 business days prior to departure. (Remarks The “Thailand Pass” will be approved by the central authorities in Thailand NOT the Royal Thailand Embassy. Therefore, please allow sufficient time for approval after registering for the “Thailand Pass”.)

5

Register for the “Thailand Pass” at tp.consular.go.th for at least 7 days prior to departure. (Remarks The “Thailand Pass” will be approved by the central authorities in Thailand NOT the Royal Thailand Embassy. Therefore, please allow sufficient time for approval after registering for the “Thailand Pass”.)

6

Thai nationals do not need to provide any health insurance.

6

Need to provide a health insurance with a minimum treatment coverage of 50,000 USD or equivalent in any other currencies.

7

Thai nationals, with a valid Thai passport or emergency travel document or emergency passport, do not need a visa to enter Thailand. Thai nationals travelling with a foreign passport will need to apply for a visa and prepare document required as foreigners travelling into Thailand.

7

Foreigners of a national eligible for the 30-days visa exemption scheme planning to stay over 30 days will have to apply for a visa to enter Thailand at thaievisa.go.th. Please apply for a visa at least 4 weeks in advance before departure.

 

Travellers who are NOT FULLY VACCINATED are eligible to enter the Alternative Quarantine (AQ) for 10 DAYS

Thai Nationals

Foreigners

Must have been in the UK or Ireland for at least 21 consecutive days before travelling to Thailand

(except those with a proof of permanent resident in Thailand)

1

Book an air ticket from the UK or Ireland to Thailand *

[Currently, domestic transit flights are still not allowed. Therefore, it is recommended to book an international route to enter your final destination in Thailand.]

1

Book an air ticket from the UK or Ireland to Thailand *

[Currently, domestic transit flights are still not allowed. Therefore, it is recommended to book an international route to enter your final destination in Thailand.]

2

Thai nationals are not required to present their RT-PCR test result tested within 72 hours before departure.

2

Travellers are required to have negative RT-PCR test result tested within 72 hours before departure except travellers under 6 years old.

3

Ten (10) nights Alternative Quarantine or SHA+ hotel reservation confirmation and receipt to wait for the negative RT-PCR test results. (The hotel must provide pick up transportation from the airport since travellers are not allowed to travel to the hotel on their own.)

3

Ten (10) nights Alternative Quarantine or SHA+ hotel reservation confirmation and receipt to wait for the negative RT-PCR test results. (The hotel must provide pick up transportation from the airport since travellers are not allowed to travel to the hotel on their own.)

4

Register for the “Thailand Pass” at tp.consular.go.th for at least 7 business days prior to departure. (Remarks The “Thailand Pass” will be approved by the central authorities in Thailand NOT the Royal Thailand Embassy. Therefore, please allow sufficient time for approval after registering for the “Thailand Pass”.)

4

Register for the “Thailand Pass” at tp.consular.go.th for at least 7 days prior to departure. (Remarks The “Thailand Pass” will be approved by the central authorities in Thailand NOT the Royal Thailand Embassy. Therefore, please allow sufficient time for approval after registering for the “Thailand Pass”.)

5

Thai nationals do not need to provide any health insurance.

5

Need to provide a health insurance with a minimum treatment coverage of 50,000 USD or equivalent in any other currencies.

6

Thai nationals, with a valid Thai passport or emergency travel document or emergency passport, do not need a visa to enter Thailand. Thai nationals travelling with a foreign passport will need to apply for a visa and prepare document required as foreigners travelling into Thailand.

6

Foreigners of a national eligible for the 30-days visa exemption scheme planning to stay over 30 days will have to apply for a visa to enter Thailand at thaievisa.go.th. Please apply for a visa at least 4 weeks in advance before departure.

 

 

(Temporarily Suspended)

Travellers FULLY VACCINATED are eligible to enter Test and Go (Exemption from Quarantine: EQ)

Thai Nationals

- All persons aged 18 or over must have a vaccination certificate confirming that they have been fully vaccinated at least 14 days before travelling to Thailand.
- All persons aged 12 – 17 must have a vaccination certificate confirming that they have been vaccinated with 1 dose at least 14 days before travelling to Thailand, are eligible to travel alone. If they haven't been vaccinate, they are allowed to travel and register for the Thailand Pass with fully vaccinated parents.
- All persons aged below 12 who have not been vaccinated must travel and register for the Thailand Pass with fully vaccinated parents.

 

 

 

Foreigners

- All persons aged 18 or over must have a vaccination certificate confirming that they have been fully vaccinated at least 14 days before travelling to Thailand.
- All persons aged 12 – 17 must have a vaccination certificate confirming that they have been vaccinated with 1 dose at least 14 days before travelling to Thailand, are eligible to travel alone. If they haven't been vaccinate, they are allowed to travel and register for the Thailand Pass with fully vaccinated parents.
- All persons aged below 12 who have not been vaccinated must travel and register for the Thailand Pass with fully vaccinated parents.

- Must have been any eligilble countries (exempted for quarantine) consecutively for at least 21 consecutive days  (including staying in multiple eligible countries for a total of 21 consecutive days) before travelling to Thailand (except those with a proof of permanent resident in Thailand).

1

Book an air ticket from the UK or Ireland to Thailand *

[Currently, domestic transit flights are still not allowed except the designated “seal route” flight to Samui. Therefore, it is recommended to book an international route to enter your final destination in Thailand.]

1

Book an air ticket from the UK or Ireland to Thailand *

[Currently, domestic transit flights are still not allowed except the designated “seal route” flight to Samui. Therefore, it is recommended to book an international route to enter your final destination in Thailand.]

2

Travellers are required to have negative RT-PCR test result tested within 72 hours before departure except those under  6 years old.

*** Please check your airline for specific requirements.***

2

Travellers are required to have negative RT-PCR test result tested within 72 hours before departure except those under  6 years old.

*** Please check your airline for specific requirements.***

3

Official vaccine certificate or passport (or other official document to certify full vaccination), which certifies that the traveller had received all required doses of vaccine no less than 14 days before departure. 

3

Official vaccine certificate or passport (or other official document to certify full vaccination), which certifies that the traveller had received all required doses of vaccine no less than 14 days before departure. 

- If you have recovered from being infected from COVID-19 and the RT-PCR test before travelling is still positive, travellers need to show a medical record (issued within 3 months) stating that they have recovered from COVID-19 for more than 14 days. May be vaccinated with only one dose if fully recovered from COVID-19. 

- If you have been fully vaccinated before being infected, you can use your vaccine certificates to enter the country as "fully vaccinated" and a medical record (issued within 3 months) stating that they have recovered from COVID-19.

** All those who have been infected will have to take a RT-PCR test before travelling as stated in No. 2. **

- If you have recovered from being infected from COVID-19 and the RT-PCR test before travelling is still positive, travellers need to show a medical record (issued within 3 months) stating that they have recovered from COVID-19 for more than 14 days. May be vaccinated with only one dose if fully recovered from COVID-19. 

- If you have been fully vaccinated before being infected, you can use your vaccine certificates to enter the country as "fully vaccinated" and a medical record (issued within 3 months) stating that they have recovered from COVID-19.

** All those who have been infected will have to take a RT-PCR test before travelling as stated in No. 2. **

4

One (1) night Alternative Quarantine or SHA+ hotel reservation confirmation and receipt to wait for the negative RT-PCR test results. [The hotel must provide (1) pick up transportation from the airport since travellers are not allowed to travel to the hotel on their own and (2) ATK home kit test, which will be advised by the hospital associated with the hotel.]

4

One (1) night Alternative Quarantine or SHA+ hotel reservation confirmation and receipt to wait for the negative RT-PCR test results. [The hotel must provide (1) pick up transportation from the airport since travellers are not allowed to travel to the hotel on their own and (2) ATK home kit test, which will be advised by the hospital associated with the hotel.]

5

Register for the “Thailand Pass” at tp.consular.go.th for at least 7 business days prior to departure. The Department of Disease Control of Thailand will consider all the vaccine certificates or passports. Once approved, travellers will receive a “Thailand Pass QR Code” to enter Thailand.

(Remarks The “Thailand Pass” will be approved by the central authorities in Thailand NOT the Royal Thailand Embassy. Therefore, please allow sufficient time for approval after registering for the “Thailand Pass”.)

*** Thailand Pass will be open for registration on 1 November 2021. Those who arrive in Thailand on 1 November 2021 can still use the Certificate of Entry (COE) approved by the Royal Thai Embassy to enter Thailand.***

5

Register for the “Thailand Pass” at tp.consular.go.th for at least 7 business days prior to departure. The Department of Disease Control of Thailand will consider all the vaccine certificates or passports. Once approved, travellers will receive a “Thailand Pass QR Code” to enter Thailand.

(Remarks The “Thailand Pass” will be approved by the central authorities in Thailand NOT the Royal Thailand Embassy. Therefore, please allow sufficient time for approval after registering for the “Thailand Pass”.)

*** Thailand Pass will be open for registration on 1 November 2021. Those who arrive in Thailand on 1 November 2021 can still use the Certificate of Entry (COE) approved by the Royal Thai Embassy to enter Thailand.***

6

Thai nationals do not need to provide any health insurance.

6

Foreigners need to provide health insurance with a minimum treatment coverage of 50,000 USD or equivalent in any other currencies.

7

Thai nationals, with a valid Thai passport or emergency travel document or emergency passport, do not need a visa to enter Thailand. Thai nationals travelling with a foreign passport will need to apply for a visa and prepare all required documents as foreigners travelling into Thailand.

7

Foreigners of a national eligible for the 30-days visa exemption scheme planning to stay over 30 days will have to apply for a visa to enter Thailand at thaievisa.go.th. Please apply for a visa at least 4 weeks in advance before departure.