QUARANTINE-FREE TRAVEL STARTING 1ST NOVEMBER

Thailand welcomes fully vaccinated travelers without quarantine

 

The Thai Government has just announced that 46 approved countries/territories will be able to travel to Thailand from November 1st without quarantine. All that will be required is a negative test before and upon arrival and that you are fully vaccinated. Great news for all you sun seeking and sea bathing tourists needing that well-deserved break.

 Kindly note the information below information is subject to change without prior notice.

 

Test & GO: Quarantine-Free Entry Requirements From 1 November, 2021.

  1. Travel by air from the approved countries/territories. Currently, Thailand has approved quarantine-free entry for arrivals from Australia, Austria, Bahrain, Belgium, Bhutan, Brunei Darussalam, Bulgaria, Cambodia, Canada, Chile, China, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Latvia, Lithuania, Malaysia, Malta, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, UAE, UK, USA, and Hong Kong.
    • Must have been in the approved countries/territories for 21 days or more.
    • For returning Thais and foreign residents, it is not necessary to be in an approved country/territory for 21 days or more, as long as they are travelling from Thailand to the approved country/territory and return within the last 21 days.
  2. A Thailand Pass QR Code, which can be applied via https://tp.consular.go.th/ from 1 November, 2021. Until then, a Certificate of Entry (COE) can be applied via https://coethailand.mfa.go.th/.
  3. A Medical Certificate with an RT-PCR lab result indicating that COVID-19 is not detected issued no more than 72 hours before travelling.
    • A Medical Certificate of Recovery is also required from those having a lab result with COVID-19 detected to show that that have recovered from COVID-19 no later than 3 months.
  4. An insurance policy, with coverage clearly identified as no less than US$50,000, which should cover the cost of the treatment and other medical expenses associated with being infected with COVID-19, including in-patient hospitalisation for the whole duration in Thailand. *Except for Thai citizens who are entitled to the national health insurance system.*
  5. A payment confirmation for no less than a 1-night stay upon arrival at the approved quarantine facilities (Alternative Quarantine – AQ, Organisation Quarantine – OQ, or Alternative Hospital Quarantine – AHQ), or SHA Plus-certified hotel.
    • The prepayment should cover both the 1-night accommodation, the required RT-PCR COVID-19 test, and an Antigen Test Kit (ATK).
  6. A Certificate of Vaccination (fully vaccinated).
    • For those fully vaccinated, proof includes a Certificate of Vaccination with a vaccine approved by Thailand’s Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) (see here) or the World Health Organisation (WHO) (see here) no less than 14 days before their travel date.
    • For those having recovered from COVID-19, proof includes a Certificate of Recovery within the last 3 months and a Certificate of Vaccination with at least one dose of the approved vaccine at least 14 days before their travel date.
    • Travellers under 12 years of age, travelling with their parents or guardians, are exempt from this vaccination requirement, but must have a Medical Certificate with an RT-PCR lab result indicating that COVID-19 is not detected issued no more than 72 hours before travelling.
  7. Undergo the entry screening (health screening and Immigration procedures) upon arrival at Thailand’s International Airport, and submit all the required documentation to the officials.
  8. Then proceed directly by the approved airport transfer to the pre-arranged COVID-19 test centre, or the reserved accommodation and undergo the required RT-PCR COVID-19 test on Day 0-1.
    • Travellers must download and install the specified alert application (MorChana), and must wait within the accommodation only for the test result, which should be available within the day.
  9. If testing negative for COVID-19, travellers can go anywhere in Thailand.
    • Each traveller will receive an ATK that they have prepaid when booking the accommodation.
    • Any traveller experiencing COVID-19 symptoms must immediately get a test done, using the provided ATK. If experiencing no symptoms, travellers must use the provided ATK for COVID-19 self-testing on Day 6-7, and show the result to staff at the hotel or accommodation, as well as record the result (bot detected and non-detected) in the MorChana App.
    • Hotel/AQ staff must recommend that travellers self-monitor themselves for at least 7 days. If any traveller experiences COVID-19 symptoms, Hotel/AQ staff must immediately notify the officer in charge of communicable disease control in their respective area.
  10. For travelling from Thailand to other countries, travellers are advised to follow the guidelines and measures announced by the respective country of their destination.

From ‘Sandbox’ to ‘Business & Leisure Ultimate Experiences’ (Blue) Zone

Thailand continues to welcome fully vaccinated visitors from countries not on the list under relaxed requirements.

  • Travellers are welcome to choose from the 17 ‘Blue Zone’ destinations, up from currently 4 ‘Sandbox’ destinations, for their first 7-night mandatory stay within the destination before being able to move on to other parts of Thailand.
    • Bangkok
    • Krabi
    • Chon Buri (Banglamung, Pattaya, Si Racha, Ko Si Chang, and Sattahip – Na Jomtien and Bang Sarey)
    • Chiang Mai (Mueang, Doi Tao, Mae Rim, and Mae Taeng,)
    • Trat (Ko Chang)
    • Buri Ram (Mueang)
    • Prachuap Khiri Khan (Hua Hin and Nong Kae)
    • Phang-Nga
    • Phetchaburi (Cha-Am)
    • Phuket
    • Ranong (Ko Phayam)
    • Rayong (Ko Samet)
    • Loei (Chiang Khan)
    • Samut Prakan (Suvarnabhumi Airport)
    • Surat Thani (Ko Samui, Ko Pha-ngan, and Ko Tao)
    • Nong Khai (Mueang, Sangkhom, Si Chiang Mai, and Tha Bo)
    • Udon Thani (Mueang, Ban Dung, Kumphawapi, Na Yung, Nong Han, and Prachaksinlapakhom)
  • The two required COVID-19 tests have been revised to using the RT-PCR method for the first test upon arrival in Thailand, and the ATK method at the designated test centres for the second test, which takes place around Day 6-7.
  • The required health insurance coverage associated with being infected with COVID-19 will be reduced to US$50,000 (down from US$100,000).

Entry Thailand Under Alternative Quarantine (AQ) System

  • The quarantine period will remain 7 days for travellers who have been fully vaccinated with the approved vaccine, 10 days for air arrivals who are unvaccinated or partially vaccinated, and 14 days for land arrivals who are unvaccinated or partially vaccinated. However, they will be able to enjoy more activities within the hotel.
  • The 2 required COVID-19 tests have been revised to using the RT-PCR method for the first test upon arrival in Thailand, and the ATK method at the designated test centres for the second test which takes place around Day 8-9.
  • The required health insurance coverage associated with being infected with COVID-19 will be reduced to US$50,000 (down from US$100,000).

 

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS

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    A THAI CITIZEN

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    A NON-THAI CITIZEN

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    DCIO STAFF

    Diplomatic Missions, Consular Posts and International Organisations

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Documents Required to Enter Thailand for Thai Citizens – Travelling Alone

Please note that the documents list below is intended as an overall guide to what you will need to re-enter Thailand and stay at our hotel. Required documents are subject to change at short notice and may vary according to your personal circumstances. Please consult your nearest Thai Embassy or Consulate for the most up to date list of required documents.

  1. Flight details or eTicket (required at time of hotel booking)
  2. Copy of passport (required at time of the hotel booking)
  3. Copy of Thai identification card (if available)
  4. Signed Pre-Arrival Screening Form
  5. Certificate of Entry into the Kingdom of Thailand (entry permission letter)
  6. FIT to FLY letter
  7. Medical certification letter
  8. Letter of consent to quarantine in Alternative State Quarantine for 14 days
  9. Letter of consent to accept to pay the expenses to quarantine in Alternative State Quarantine for 14 days
  10. Letter of consent to travel across the border or province to quarantine in Alternative State Quarantine for 14 days
  11. Address after quarantine (the next destination you will visit after you finish state quarantine
  12. Letter of consent to quarantine in Alternative State Quarantine for 14 days for children under 18 years old
  13. Hotel confirmation letter

Documents Required to Enter Thailand for Thai Citizens – Two or More

Please note that the documents list below is intended as an overall guide to what you will need to re-enter Thailand and stay at our hotel. Required documents are subject to change at short notice and may vary according to your personal circumstances. Please consult your nearest Thai Embassy or Consulate for the most up to date list of required documents.

  1. Flight details or eTicket (required at time of hotel booking)
  2. Copy of passport (required at time of the hotel booking)
  3. Copy of Thai identification card (if available)
  4. Signed Pre-Arrival Screening Form
  5. Certificate of Entry into the Kingdom of Thailand (entry permission letter)
  6. FIT to FLY letter
  7. Medical certification letter
  8. Marriage certificate (in cases where husband and wife wish to stay together)
  9. Copy of visa to enter Thailand (in caseS where one spouse is a foreigner)
  10. Letter of consent to quarantine in Alternative State Quarantine for 14 days
  11. Letter of consent to accept to pay the expenses to quarantine in Alternative State Quarantine for 14 days
  12. Letter of consent to travel across the border or province to quarantine in Alternative State Quarantine for 14 days
  13. Address after quarantine (the next destination you will visit after you finish state quarantine)
  14. Letter of consent to quarantine in Alternative State Quarantine for 14 days for children under 18 years old
  15. Hotel confirmation letter
  16. Indemnity record (for communicable disease control)

Documents Required to Enter Thailand for Non-Thai Citizens – Travelling Alone

Please note that the documents list below is intended as an overall guide to what you will need to re-enter Thailand and stay at our hotel. Required documents are subject to change at short notice and may vary according to your personal circumstances. Please consult your nearest Thai Embassy or Consulate for the most up to date list of required documents.

  1. Flight details or eTicket
  2. Copy of passport
  3. Copy of visa to enter Thailand
  4. Signed Pre-arrival Screening Form
  5. Certificate of Entry into the Kingdom of Thailand (entry permission letter)
  6. FIT to FLY letter
  7. Negative COVID-19 test result (not more than 72 hours before departing)
  8. Work permit (for guests travelling for business purposes)
  9. Invitation letter (for guests invited to Thailand by someone else)
  10. Copy of ID card or passport of spouse or family members (when entering with visa type “O” but not staying in the hotel together)
  11. Letter of guarantee of healthcare insurance (covering all medical treatments, including COVID-19, up to at least USD 100,000)
  12. Address after quarantine (the next destination you will visit after you finish state quarantine)
  13. Letter of consent to quarantine in Alternative State Quarantine for 15 nights for children under 18 years old
  14. Hotel confirmation letter
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Documents Required to Enter Thailand for Non-Thai Citizens – Travelling Alone

Please note that the documents list below is intended as an overall guide to what you will need to re-enter Thailand and stay at our hotel. Required documents are subject to change at short notice and may vary according to your personal circumstances. Please consult your nearest Thai Embassy or Consulate for the most up to date list of required documents.

  1. Flight details or eTicket
  2. Copy of passport
  3. Copy of visa to enter Thailand
  4. Signed Pre-arrival Screening Form
  5. Certificate of Entry into the Kingdom of Thailand (entry permission letter)
  6. FIT to FLY letter
  7. Negative COVID-19 test result (not more than 72 hours before departing)
  8. Work permit (for guests travelling for business purposes)
  9. Invitation letter (for guests invited to Thailand by someone else)
  10. Copy of ID card or passport of spouse or family members (when entering with visa type “O” but not staying in the hotel together)
  11. Letter of guarantee of healthcare insurance (covering all medical treatments, including COVID-19, up to at least USD 100,000)
  12. Address after quarantine (the next destination you will visit after you finish state quarantine)
  13. Letter of consent to quarantine in Alternative State Quarantine for 15 nights for children under 18 years old
  14. Hotel confirmation letter

Documents Required to Enter Thailand for Non-Thai Citizens – Two or More

Please note that the documents list below is intended as an overall guide to what you will need to re-enter Thailand and stay at our hotel. Required documents are subject to change at short notice and may vary according to your personal circumstances. Please consult your nearest Thai Embassy or Consulate for the most up to date list of required documents.

  1. Flight details or eTicket
  2. Copy of passport
  3. Copy of visa to enter Thailand
  4. Signed Pre-arrival Screening Form
  5. Certificate of Entry into the Kingdom of Thailand (entry permission letter)
  6. FIT to FLY letter
  7. Negative COVID-19 test result (not more than 72 hours before departing)
  8. Work permit (for guests travelling for business purposes)
  9. Invitation letter (for guests invited to Thailand by someone else)
  10. Copy of ID card or passport of spouse or family members (when entering with visa type “O” but not staying in the hotel together)
  11. Marriage certificate (in cases where husband and wife wish to stay together)
  12. Letter of guarantee of healthcare insurance (covering all medical treatments, including COVID-19, up to at least USD 100,000)
  13. Address after quarantine (the next destination you will visit after you finish state quarantine)
  14. Letter of consent to quarantine in Alternative State Quarantine for 15 nights for children under 18 years old
  15. Hotel confirmation letter
  16. Indemnity record (for communicable disease control)

Documents Required to Enter Thailand for Non-Thai Citizens – Two or More

Please note that the documents list below is intended as an overall guide to what you will need to re-enter Thailand and stay at our hotel. Required documents are subject to change at short notice and may vary according to your personal circumstances. Please consult your nearest Thai Embassy or Consulate for the most up to date list of required documents.

  1. Flight details or eTicket
  2. Copy of passport
  3. Copy of visa to enter Thailand
  4. Signed Pre-arrival Screening Form
  5. Certificate of Entry into the Kingdom of Thailand (entry permission letter)
  6. FIT to FLY letter
  7. Negative COVID-19 test result (not more than 72 hours before departing)
  8. Work permit (for guests travelling for business purposes)
  9. Invitation letter (for guests invited to Thailand by someone else)
  10. Copy of ID card or passport of spouse or family members (when entering with visa type “O” but not staying in the hotel together)
  11. Marriage certificate (in cases where husband and wife wish to stay together)
  12. Letter of guarantee of healthcare insurance (covering all medical treatments, including COVID-19, up to at least USD 100,000)
  13. Address after quarantine (the next destination you will visit after you finish state quarantine)
  14. Letter of consent to quarantine in Alternative State Quarantine for 15 nights for children under 18 years old
  15. Hotel confirmation letter
  16. Indemnity record (for communicable disease control)

Documents Required to Enter Thailand for Non-Thai Citizens – Two or More

Please note that the documents list below is intended as an overall guide to what you will need to re-enter Thailand and stay at our hotel. Required documents are subject to change at short notice and may vary according to your personal circumstances. Please consult your nearest Thai Embassy or Consulate for the most up to date list of required documents.

  1. Flight details or eTicket
  2. Copy of passport
  3. Copy of visa to enter Thailand
  4. Signed Pre-arrival Screening Form
  5. Certificate of Entry into the Kingdom of Thailand (entry permission letter)
  6. FIT to FLY letter
  7. Negative COVID-19 test result (not more than 72 hours before departing)
  8. Work permit (for guests travelling for business purposes)
  9. Invitation letter (for guests invited to Thailand by someone else)
  10. Copy of ID card or passport of spouse or family members (when entering with visa type “O” but not staying in the hotel together)
  11. Marriage certificate (in cases where husband and wife wish to stay together)
  12. Letter of guarantee of healthcare insurance (covering all medical treatments, including COVID-19, up to at least USD 100,000)
  13. Address after quarantine (the next destination you will visit after you finish state quarantine)
  14. Letter of consent to quarantine in Alternative State Quarantine for 15 nights for children under 18 years old
  15. Hotel confirmation letter
  16. Indemnity record (for communicable disease control)

Documents Required to Enter Thailand for DCIO Staff

Please note that the documents list below is intended as an overall guide to what you will need to re-enter Thailand and stay at our hotel. Required documents are subject to change at short notice and may vary according to your personal circumstances. Please consult your nearest Thai Embassy or Consulate for the most up to date list of required documents.

(Diplomatic Missions, Consular Posts and International Organisations)

  1. Flight details or eTicket
  2. Copy of passport or diplomatic ID
  3. Copy of visa to enter Thailand
  4. Signed Pre-arrival Screening Form
  5. Certificate of Entry into the Kingdom of Thailand (entry permission letter)
  6. FIT to FLY letter
  7. Negative COVID-19 test result (not more than 72 hours before departing)
  8. Declaration form
  9. Letter of guarantee of healthcare insurance (covering all medical treatments, including COVID-19, up to at least USD 100,000)
  10. Address after quarantine (the next destination you will visit after you finish state quarantine)
  11. Letter of consent to quarantine in Alternative State Quarantine for 15 nights for children under 18 years old
  12. Indemnity record (for communicable disease control)