General information about Thai visa
Exemption from Quarantine ( PCR test required)

Exemption from Quarantine/ “Test&Go”

 Exemption from Quarantine/ Test&Go

 

Registration on Thailand Pass for travelers entering Thailand from 1 May 2022 under new entry measures will be opened from 29 April 2022 onwards (00.01 hrs Thailand time)

***From 1 May 2022, travelers entering Thailand by air will be subject to new entry measures, as follows;

1. Fully Vaccinated Persons must :

– Register on Thailand Pass

– Attach required documents including passport, certificate of vaccination

– Attach proof of insurance with at least 10,000 USD coverage for medical treatments in Thailand (for non-Thais only)

(COVID-19 test, both prior to and after arriving in Thailand, is no longer required)


*** From 1 November 2021 onwards, all travellers arriving in Thailand by air are required to register for Thailand Pass  (https://tp.consular.go.th/). The approval process takes at least 3-7 working days. Therefore, travellers are required to submit their registration at least  7 days before the intended departure date.

*** The Thailand Pass is not a replacement of a visa.  If a visa is required, travellers must ensure that they have obtained an appropriate visa before travelling. Visa application process can take up to 4 weeks. For more information, please see https://www.thaiembassy.be/visa/?lang=en .

 

Travellers may  read useful information on

  • Thailand Pass FAQ : https://consular.mfa.go.th/th/content/thailand-pass-faqs-2 
  •  https://image.mfa.go.th/mfa/0/zE6021nSnu/%E0%B8%81%E0%B8%AD%E0%B8%87_0302/Thailand_Pass_FAQs_Infographics.pdf
  • ***Tips for TP registration
    • register with a computer or a laptop on Google Chrome browser
    • register with gmail ( avoid registering with emails from hotmail and yahoo because the system has not yet supported)
    • Upload your files in JPEG JPG and PNG formats ( PDF is not yet supported). Applicants could try using https://pdf2jpg.net/ to convert the file from PDF to JPG.
    • Upload a full page of EU digital COVID Certificates in the Covid Vaccination Certificate section required.
    • Upload a cropped QR code from EU digital COVID certificate, not that of Covidsafe.be.
    • Insert a space between the first two letters of your passport number and the rest of the number such as EP123456. Please register as EP (tab a space bar 1 time ) 1234567  if the system mentions API server error.
    • In case that you are leaving for Thailand for good, please insert  999 in Length of Stay (Day).

Step 1 : Before departure date

  1. Eligible travellers

    • Travellers who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 with a vaccine approved by World Health Organization (WHO) or Ministry of Public Health of Thailand no less than 14 days before departure.
      • Coronavac (Sinovac) 2 doses (2 weeks apart)
      • Sinopharm /COVILO 2 doses (3 weeks apart)
      • Vaxzaria/AstraZeneca/ Covishield 2 doses (4 weeks apart)
      • Pfizer-BioNTech/ Comirnaty 2 doses (3 weeks apart)
      • Janssen ( Johnson & Johnson) 1 dose
      • Moderna 2 doses (4 weeks apart)
      • Sputnik V 2 doses (3 weeks apart)
      • Covaxin 2 doses (4 weeks apart)
      • Novavax/ Nuvavoxid 2 doses (3 weeks apart)
      • Medigen  2 doses (4 weeks apart)
      • Sputnik Light 1 dose ( Sandbox only)
    • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 infection and have received one dose of the approved vaccines within 3 months after the infection no less than 14 days before departure. [ A recovery certificate is required]
    • Unvaccinated children aged below 18 years old, travelling with parents or guardian, may enter Thailand under the same conditions a their parents. The child’s birth certificate or letter of consent from parents may be required as a proof of relationship/guardianship
    • Children aged 12-18 years old travelling alone must be vaccinated at least 1 dose for no less than 14 days before departure. Vaccination proof is not required for those travelling with the fully vaccinated parents.
  2.  Thailand Pass registration* should be done at least 7 working days before departure ( https://tp.consular.go.th/

    • A copy of passport valid more than 6 months
    • Vaccination certificate 
      • EU digital COVID-19 Certificates for both doses [except Janssen (Johnson and Johnson)] [Full pages clearly indicating details of names, vaccine names, and date of vaccination] or Local vaccination card or card from a vaccine company that clearly indicate details of names, vaccine names, and date of vaccination for both doses [except Janssen]
      • EU recovery certificate/ Medical certificate confirming  COVID-19 infection record  and  EU digital COVID-19 Certificate for one dose
      • ***Please noted that the proof of vaccination is verified by the Public Health officers in Thailand
          • Upload a full page of EU digital COVID Certificates in the Covid Vaccination Certificate section required.
          • Upload a cropped QR code from EU digital COVID certificate, not that of Covidsafe.be.
    • Medical insurance which covers treatment and medical expenses with a minimum coverage of equivalent to 10,000 USD.
    • (์No longer required for those arriving in Thailand from 1 May 2022 and registration for the new entry measure) SHA+ or AQ hotel confirmation for 1 night( MANDATORY FOR ALL CASES, INCLUDING THOSE WITH RECOVERY CERTIFICATE; however, such a certificate can be presented to exit the 1-night quarantine if the PCR test result remain positive.) 
      •  a SHA+ or AQ hotel booking confirmation letter (Travellers must wait in the hotel until they receive a negative (non-detected) test result before leaving the hotel) Hotels will arrange transport from the airport to the hotel
      • ( All SHA+ hotels include the PCR-test package except those in Phuket. Travellers arriving in Phuket must book a PCR test via www.thailandpsas.com ).
        • DAY 1 : SHA+ or AQ hotel ( 1 PCR test and airport pick-up) not further than 5 hours drive from the airport. This hotel must arrange transport from the airport to the hotel.
        • ( For the case of Phuket, Krabi, and Phang-Nga, a PCR-test can be booked via www.thailandpsas.com).
      • Upload a proof of fully paid AQ/SHA+ in a format of a confirmation letter. If the reservation is not directly done with the hotel but rather with online platform, please contact the hotel to obtain such a letter. Each letter contains different reservation reference number.
      • For hotel information, please see http://www.hsscovid.com/https://www.agoda.com/quarantinethhttps://asq.locanation.com/, https://asq.ascendtravel.com/https://www.thailandsha.com/, or  http://entrythailand.go.th/
    • (์No longer required for those arriving in Thailand from 1 May 2022 and registration for the new entry measure) COVID-19 test ( MANDATORY FOR ALL CASES, INCLUDING THOSE WITH RECOVERY CERTIFICATE ; however, such certificate can be presented to exit the 1-night quarantine if the PCR test result remain positive)
      • Upon arrival in Thailand
        • 1st : The first COVID-19 test using a RT-PCR method will be taken on the day of arrival at traveller’s expense included in hotel reservation, except the case of  those arriving in Phuket, Krabi, and Phang-Nga
        • 2nd : The second COVID test using an Antigen Self-test kit must be done on DAY 5/6 , and the result must be reported on the Mor Chana application.
      • ***All hotels include the PCR-test package and Antigen self-test kit, except those in Andaman areas ( Phuket, Krabi and Phang-nga). Travellers arriving in those areas must book a PCR-test appointment and purchase an Antigen test kit via www.thailandpsas.com 
      • ***In the case that travellers has been infected with COVID-19 and the PCR test result is positive) a recovery certificate such as EU digital COVID/ Recovery Certificate or the certificate issued by a doctor certifying that travellers has been infected with COVID-19 for at least 14 days after the date of the first positive result but not more than 3 months and and that they have been fully recovered can also be presented with the Positive PCR test result to  exit the 1-night quarantine despite the PCR test result remaining positive. However, the doctor must first examine the traveller’s conditions.
    • Flight ticket
      • Bangkok and Chonburi : Suvarnabhumi and Don Mueang Airports
      • Phuket, Krabi, and Phang-Nga : Phuket Airport ( direct flights from outside Thailand to Phuket, charted flights that stop over in Bangkok without transit before flying to Phuket, or dedicated transit flights at Suvarnabhumi Airport such as BKK-HKT (PG5275 and PG5279) contact www.bangkokair.com or salesAM@bangkokair.com  and TG2750  and WE8750 operated by Thai Smile-Thai airways 
        •  ***The Embassy recommends travellers to enter Phuket with a direct flight from other countries because domestic transfer flights for travellers from abroad are not confirmed and can be cancelled any time. ( Domestic flights for passengers from abroad and those for domestic passengers are operated separately due to sanitary reasons)
      • Surat Thani ( Koh Samui, Koh Pha-ngan, Koh Tao) : direct flight to Samui Airport or transfer in Bangkok at Suvarnabhumi airport (transit time should not exceed 4 hours) and luggage must be checked through. Please consult flight schedule https://www.bangkokair.com/ ( The flight number that allows travellers from abroad to transit in Thailand is PG51XX)

 


Step 2 : Arriving in Thailand

  1.  QR code issued by the Thailand Pass 

    • The QR code is valid within 7 days before or after your registered date of departure in case of the change of flight.
  2. COVID-19 RT-PCR test   (์No longer required for those arriving in Thailand from 1 May 2022 and registration for the new entry measure)

    • The first COVID-19 test using RT-PCR method will be taken on the day of arrival at traveller’s expense included in hotel reservation, except the case of  thoses arriving in Phuket, Krabi, and Phang-Nga ( MANDATORY FOR ALL CASES, INCLUDING THOSE WITH RECOVERY CERTIFICATE; however, such a certificate can be presented to exit the 1-night quarantine if the PCR test result remain positive.) 
    • The second COVID test using an Antigen Self-test kit must be done on DAY 5/6 , and the result must be reported on the Mor Chana application.
    • ***All hotels include the PCR-test package except those in Phuket. Travellers arriving in Phuket must book a PCR-test appointment via www.thailandpsas.com 
  3. Journey-tracing application

    • Travellers must install and use journey-tracing application as prescribed by the Thai Government such as Mor Cha-na

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