Announcement on Consular Service from 11 May 2020
COVID-19 Update

Application for Certificate of Entry (for non-Thai nationals)

  1. In accordance with the Notification on Conditions for Aircraft Permission to Enter Thailand (No.2) issued on 2 July 2020, the entry to Thailand is permitted for particular persons in the exempted list. The list for non-Thai nationals includes the following:

1.1 Non-Thai nationals who are a spouse, parents, or children of a Thai national.

1.2 Non-Thai nationals who hold a valid certificate of residence, or permission to take up residence in the Kingdom

1.3 Non-Thai nationals who hold a valid work permit or are allowed to work in the Kingdom, including their spouse or children.

1.4 Non-Thai nationals who are students of educational institutions approved by Thai authorities, including the parents or guardians of the students.

1.5 Non-Thai nationals who are in need of medical treatment in Thailand, and their attendants. However, this shall not include medical treatment for COVID–19.

1.6 Persons with exemption or persons being considered, permitted or invited by the Prime Minister, or the head of responsible persons accountable for resolving state of emergency issues to enter the Kingdom, pertaining to necessity. Such consideration, permission or invitation may be subject to specified conditions and time limits.

1.7 Persons on diplomatic or consular missions or under International organizations, or representatives of foreign government performing their duties in the Kingdom, or persons of other international agencies as permitted by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs pertaining to necessity, including their spouse, parents, or children.


  1. Required documents for the entry:

2.1 Certificate of Entry (Please see no. 4 for the application process)

2.2 A valid visa or re-entry permit (for visa application, please refer to documents required for each type of visa)

2.3 Health Insurance Policy with the coverage of medical treatment in Thailand, including COVID-19 treatment, in the minimum amount of 100,000 USD or equivalent

2.4 Medical certificate with a laboratory result indicating that COVID-19 is not detected, using RT-PCR method (issued no longer than 72 hours before travel)

2.5 Fit to Fly health certificate

2.6 Prove of Alternative State Quarantine (ASQ) hotel booking for 14 days (if your travel date cannot be confirmed, please make a flexible booking with the hotel). The booking of the quarantine facility is at the expense of the traveler. If your arrival airport is in Bangkok, you must book the ASQ hotel in Bangkok only.

*The applicant should refrain from crowded or risky places at least 14 days before the date of travel to Thailand*


  1. Information about flights entering Thailand (as of 1 July 2020)

In accordance with the Notification on Conditions for Aircraft Permission to Enter Thailand (No.2), a flight ban is still in place. Those who have urgent needs to travel to Thailand can make a request to return by repatriation flight arranged by the Embassy. The repatriation flight departs from Amsterdam (operates by KLM) and Frankfurt (operates by Lufthansa) and the price is a normal rate charged by the airline for a one way route to Bangkok. There are no fixed timetable of the repatriation flight and the Embassy will contact each person back to inform about the next flight (on the basis of first come first serve and the urgency).



4. Application process for Certificate of Entry

4.1 Prepare documents in accordance with the checklist (download below)

4.2 Make an appointment with the Embassy to submit your documents for the request of Certificate of Entry (and visa application- if you do not have a valid re-entry permit). Please specify the date and time that you would like to make the appointment. The appointment is confirmed only when there is a confirmation e-mail from the Embassy. The request for appointment must be made through e-mail:

4.3 The application process takes at least 5-7 working days

** It is not possible to verify your documents by e-mail so you must submit all required documents in accordance with the check-list provided. The Embassy has the right to reject applications submitted without all required documents in accordance with the checklist (please download below). Visa applicants must also bring the relevant visa fees in cash. There is no fee for the Certificate of Entry***