Thailand’s Entry Requirements May 2022

Updated: May 13


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Craving warm beaches, a cold Chang, and some Thai food? We’ve got some good news for you. From 1 May 2022, Thailand is reopening its doors to travelers without all the hustle and bustle. Here’s what you need to know:


Pre-arrival requirements


Documents required for vaccinated travelers entering Thailand:


  • A valid passport

  • Thailand Pass (apply via https://tp.consular.go.th/) or a Border Pass for arrivals via border checkpoints

  • COVID-19 insurance with coverage of at least US$10,000

  • COVID-19 Vaccination certification

Notes:

  • Travelers over 18 years of age must be fully vaccinated at least 14 days before traveling to Thailand

  • Travelers 5-17 years of age traveling to Thailand unaccompanied must have at least 1 dose of vaccination at least 14 days before traveling to Thailand except for those traveling with parents

  • Travelers with at least 1 dose of vaccination and have a history of COVID-19 must have a medical certificate of COVID-19 recovery



Documents required for Unvaccinated or not fully-vaccinated travelers entering Thailand:

  • A valid passport

  • Thailand Pass (apply via https://tp.consular.go.th/), or a Border Pass for arrivals via border checkpoints

  • COVID-19 insurance with coverage of at least US$10,000

  • A proof of prepayment for a 5-night quarantine at a government-approved hotel: SHA Extra Plus (SHA++) hotel, or AQ Accommodation

  • Proof of payment for 1 RT-PCR COVID-19 test

  • Quarantine is exempt for unvaccinated / not fully vaccinated travelers who provide proof of a negative RT-PCR test within 72 hours of travel via the Thailand Pass system. The exemption also extends to travelers under 6 years of age traveling with parents

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On Arrival Requirements

Upon arrival, all travelers must undergo entry screening including a body temperature check, and present the required documents listed above to the Immigration/Health Control officer.


Vaccinated Travelers


Vaccinated travelers are free to go anywhere in the kingdom.


Unvaccinated Travelers


Unvaccinated / not fully-vaccinated travelers who have provided proof of a negative RT-PCR test within 72 hours of travel via the Thailand Pass system are free to go anywhere in the kingdom.


Those without proof of a negative RT-PCR test within 72 hours of travel must undergo quarantine for a period of 5 days. The trip to the pre-booked accommodation must be by a prearranged vehicle on a sealed route within a traveling time of no longer than 5 hours. Once at the quarantine hotel, all travelers must undergo an RT-PCR test on days 4-5. Travelers with negative RT-PCR test results are will be allowed to go anywhere in the kingdom while those who test positive will be referred for appropriate medical treatment. Expenses of further medical treatment must be covered by the required insurance or at their own expense.


Source: TATnews.org

 

Frequently asked questions

What documents do I need to travel to Thailand if I am fully vaccinated?

Fully vaccinated travelers can travel to Thailand with the following documents; A valid passport, a Thailand Pass, COVID-19 insurance, and a COVID-19 vaccine certification.

If I am fully vaccinated, do I need proof of a negative PCR test?

Where do I apply for the Thailand Pass?

Do I need to go through quarantine if I am fully vaccinated?

Can unvaccinated travelers enter Thailand?

Can unvaccinated travelers enter Thailand without a negative RT-PCR test result?

What government-approved hotels can I stay at during quarantine?




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