GUIDELINES WHEN TRAVELING TO THAILAND

Effective arrival from 1 November 2021 onward, the Thailand Pass is required for all travelers whether Thai or foreigners based on the following 3 travel restrictions

BRIEF OVERVIEW IN ENTERING THAILAND

REQUIREMENTS EXCEMPTION FROM QUARANTINE (TEST & GO) LIVING IN THE ‘BLUE ZONE’ (17 SANDBOX DESTINATIONS) ALTERNATIVE QUARANTINE (AQ)
WEB/APPLICATION Before you arrive: Thailand Pass/ When you arrive: MorChana/Alert Application
COUNTRIES / TERRITORIES Eligible Countries/Territories
(Must reside in the countries for at least 21 consecutive stays, except those who have just travelled out from Thailand)
Countries/Territories Countries/Territories
QUARANTINE Exemption from Quarantine
(Must wait for RT-PCR test result at the hotel for 1 night or until you receive negative result)
Travel restricted in Sandbox area for 7 days
(Must wait for RT-PCR test result at the designated hotel before travelling)
Quarantine at AQ/OQ/AHQ/SQ
-Fully vaccinated: 7 days -Unvaccinated: air, sea arrivals 10 days/ land arrivals 14 days
VACCINATION Fully vaccinated
(at least 14 days prior to travelling)
Fully vaccinated
(at least 14 days prior to travelling)
Unvaccinated/Not fully vaccinated
ACCOMMODATION 1 day reservation at SHA+ or AQ Hotel
(Payment confirmation required)
7 days reservation at SHA+ Hotel in Sandbox area
(Payment confirmation required)
7, 10, or 14 days reservation at AQ/OQ/AHQ/SQ
(Payment confirmation required)
INSURANCE (Not required for Thai nationals) Insurance with minimum coverage of USD 50, 000 Insurance with minimum coverage of USD 50, 000 Insurance with minimum coverage of USD 50, 000
COVID-19 TEST RESULT BEFORE DEPARTURE Have an RT-PCR Covid-19 test result issued within 72 hours before travelling Have an RT-PCR Covid-19 test result issued within 72 hours before travelling Have an RT-PCR Covid-19 test result issued within 72 hours before travelling (not required for Thai nationals)
COVID-19 TESTS IN THAILAND (Note: Travellers are responsible for test fees which is included in hotel reservation) 2 COVID-19 tests
-RT-PCR on arrival date
-ATK self-test on Day 6-7
2 COVID-19 tests
-RT-PCR on arrival date
-ATK self-test on Day 6-7
2 COVID-19 tests
-On arrival date
-Day 6-7 / Day 8-9
REQUIREMENTS   WEB/APPLICATION
EXCEMPTION FROM QUARANTINE (TEST & GO)   Before you arrive: Thailand Pass/ When you arrive: MorChana/Alert Application
REQUIREMENTS   COUNTRIES / TERRITORIES
EXCEMPTION FROM QUARANTINE (TEST & GO)   Eligible Countries/Territories
(Must reside in the countries for at least 21 consecutive stays, except those who have just travelled out from Thailand)
LIVING IN THE ‘BLUE ZONE’ (17 SANDBOX DESTINATIONS)   Countries/Territories
ALTERNATIVE QUARANTINE (AQ)   Countries/Territories
REQUIREMENTS   QUARANTINE
EXCEMPTION FROM QUARANTINE (TEST & GO)   Exemption from Quarantine
(Must wait for RT-PCR test result at the hotel for 1 night or until you receive negative result)
LIVING IN THE ‘BLUE ZONE’ (17 SANDBOX DESTINATIONS)   Travel restricted in Sandbox area for 7 days
(Must wait for RT-PCR test result at the designated hotel before travelling)
ALTERNATIVE QUARANTINE (AQ)   Quarantine at AQ/OQ/AHQ/SQ
-Fully vaccinated: 7 days -Unvaccinated: air, sea arrivals 10 days/ land arrivals 14 days
REQUIREMENTS   VACCINATION
EXCEMPTION FROM QUARANTINE (TEST & GO)   Fully vaccinated
(at least 14 days prior to travelling)
LIVING IN THE ‘BLUE ZONE’ (17 SANDBOX DESTINATIONS)   Fully vaccinated
(at least 14 days prior to travelling)
ALTERNATIVE QUARANTINE (AQ)   Unvaccinated/Not fully vaccinated
REQUIREMENTS   ACCOMMODATION
EXCEMPTION FROM QUARANTINE (TEST & GO)   1 day reservation at SHA+ or AQ Hotel
(Payment confirmation required)
LIVING IN THE ‘BLUE ZONE’ (17 SANDBOX DESTINATIONS)   7 days reservation at SHA+ Hotel in Sandbox area
(Payment confirmation required)
ALTERNATIVE QUARANTINE (AQ)   7, 10, or 14 days reservation at AQ/OQ/AHQ/SQ
(Payment confirmation required)
REQUIREMENTS   INSURANCE (Not required for Thai nationals)
EXCEMPTION FROM QUARANTINE (TEST & GO)   Insurance with minimum coverage of USD 50, 000
LIVING IN THE ‘BLUE ZONE’ (17 SANDBOX DESTINATIONS)   Insurance with minimum coverage of USD 50, 000
ALTERNATIVE QUARANTINE (AQ)   Insurance with minimum coverage of USD 50, 000
REQUIREMENTS   COVID-19 TEST RESULT BEFORE DEPARTURE
EXCEMPTION FROM QUARANTINE (TEST & GO)   Have an RT-PCR Covid-19 test result issued within 72 hours before travelling
LIVING IN THE ‘BLUE ZONE’ (17 SANDBOX DESTINATIONS)   Have an RT-PCR Covid-19 test result issued within 72 hours before travelling
ALTERNATIVE QUARANTINE (AQ)   Have an RT-PCR Covid-19 test result issued within 72 hours before travelling (not required for Thai nationals)
REQUIREMENTS   COVID-19 TESTS IN THAILAND (Note: Travellers are responsible for test fees which is included in hotel reservation)
EXCEMPTION FROM QUARANTINE (TEST & GO)   2 COVID-19 tests
-RT-PCR on arrival date
-ATK self-test on Day 6-7
LIVING IN THE ‘BLUE ZONE’ (17 SANDBOX DESTINATIONS)   2 COVID-19 tests
-RT-PCR on arrival date
-ATK self-test on Day 6-7
ALTERNATIVE QUARANTINE (AQ)   2 COVID-19 tests
-On arrival date
-Day 6-7 / Day 8-9

Note: For Blue Zone Sandbox Programme, travelers must arrive in Thailand via designated international airports: Suvarnabhumi, Don Mueang, Chiang Mai, Phuket, Samui, U-Tapao, and Buri Ram (chartered flights only)

What are the Requirements for the Thailand Pass

Listed below are the requirements:

  • Passport
  • Vaccination Certificate
  • COVID-19 Health Insurance Certificate at USD50,000 per person
  • Confirmed of SHA+ hotel booking or Confirmed ASQ hotel booking
  • Paid RT-PCR test on arrival. Book and pay directly via https://www.thailandpsas.com (Approximately cost around THB2,400 per person for 1 RT-PCR test +1 ATK kit)
  • Copy of Thai Visa if required

How to Apply for Thailand Pass

The Thailand Pass System is a QR code generating system.
To obtain a QR entry code or Thailand Pass ID, travelers will have to:

  • Register at https://tp.consular.go.th/
  • Input personal details
  • Upload the required documents And if approved, you will receive an email of your QR Entry Code or Thailand Pass ID which you will use upon entering Thailand.





Fully Vaccinated from the Listed Countries

Fully vaccinated travelers, both Thai and foreigners will be allowed to enter Thailand without quarantine or sandbox stay. They only need to stay for 1 night in an ASQ or SHA+ Hotel while they wait for the COVID 19 RT-PCR test result that was taken upon arrival. The quarantine-free program is initially available for low-risk countries, and currently, there are 63 countries on the list. You must have stayed in these countries for at least 21 days before traveling to Thailand. Exception Thai resident/Thai Expat – no 21days required.

List of Approved Contries – updated 30 Oct 2021

Australia /Austria / Bahrain / Belgium/ Bhutan / Brunei / Bulgaria / Cambodia/Canada / Chile/China / Croatia /Cyprus/ Czech republic / Denmark / Estonia / Finland/ France/ Germany / Greece / Hungary/ Iceland / India / Indonesia / Ireland / Israel / Italy / Japan / Kuwait / Laos / Latvia / Lithuania / Luxembourg / Malaysia / Maldives / Malta / Mongolia / Myanmar / Nepal/ Netherland / New Zealand / Norway / Oman / Philippines / Poland / Portugal / Qatar / Romania / Sa udi Arabia / Singapore / Slovak Republic / Slovenia / Sri lanka / South Korea / Spain / Sweden / Switzerland / United Arab Emirates / United Kingdom / United states / Vietnam /Hongkong / Taiwan

Fully Vaccinated under Sandbox Program (for all countries)

Fully vaccinated travelers who are coming from non-listed countries are eligible to enter Thailand without quarantine. They must enter Thailand under the Sandbox Programs such as Bangkok, Pattaya, Hua Hin, Chiang Mai, Phuket or Samui Sandbox. They are required to spend 7 nights in an accredited SHA+ Hotel in these Sandbox areas before they will be allowed to travel to other parts of Thailand.

Non-Vaccinated under Quarantine Program

Non-vaccinated or partially vaccinated travelers are still allowed to travel to Thailand. They must undergo a mandatory quarantine of 10 nights in an accredited ASQ or AQ quarantine hotel before they will be allowed to travel to other parts of Thailand.

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