General information about Thai visa

Exemption from Quarantine


 Exemption from Quarantine

If visa is necessary, applicants should submit  visa application at least  30 days  before the intended travel date. ( see: https://www.thaiembassy.be/visa/?lang=en )

  1. *** From 1 November 2021 onwards, Thailand Pass platform (https://tp.consular.go.th/) will be replacing COE (https://coethailand.mfa.go.th), and the process takes at least 7  days. Therefore, travellers are require to register for Thailand Pass at least  7 days before the departure date.

Travellers may read useful information on https://consular.mfa.go.th/th/content/thailand-pass-faqs-2 and 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)
    • 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.
    • Upload your files in JPEG JPG and PNG formats ( PDF is not yet supported).
    • 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 have been residing in any of the countries ( either in one country or more as long as they are on the list) on the list of eligible countries for at least 21 consecutive days.  The list includes both Belgium and Luxembourg.
      • Australia, Austria, Bahrain, Belgium, Bhutan, Brunei Darussalam, Bulgaria, Cambodia, Canada, Chile, China, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, India, Indonesia, Israel, Italy, Japan, Latvia, Kuwait, Laos, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Maldives, Malta, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Oman, The Philipines, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, UAE, UK, USA, Vietnam, Hong Kong, Taiwan
      • The “21 days” requirement does not apply to travellers who reside in Thailand and traveled to eligible areas for a short-term visit, provided that they have not been outside of the said areas before returning to Thailand.
    • 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), Sinopharm or COVILO, AstraZeneca or Covishield,  Pfizer-BioNTech or Comirnaty, Janssen ( Johnson & Johnson), Moderna, and Sputnik V
    • 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 under the age of 12 , 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.
  2.  Thailand Pass registration*

    • A copy of passport valid more than 6 months
    • Medical insurance which covers treatment and medical expenses in relation to COVID-19, with a minimum coverage of equivalent to 50,000 USD.
    • Flight ticket
    • SHA+ or AQ hotel confirmation for 1 night
    • 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 be noted that the proof of vaccination is verified by the Public Health officers in Thailand
    •  COVID-19 RT-PCR test
      • negative (non-detected) test result issued no more than 72 hours before departure. The method of RT-PCR test is not limited to swabbing but also includes, for example, saliva collection. ( This includes the case of children; however, the doctor may use saliva collection as a method for the RT-PCR test.)
      • or ( in the case that travellers has been infected with COVID-19 and the PCR test result is positive) a recovery certificate or the certificate issued by a doctor certifying that travellers has been infected with COVID-19 and fully recovered within 3 months can also be presented to enter Thailand.
    • ***Techniques for 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)
      • 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.
      • Upload your files in JPEG JPG and PNG formats ( PDF is not yet supported).
      • In case that you are leaving for Thailand for good, please insert  999 in Length of Stay (Day).

Step 2 : Arriving in Thailand

Hotels will arrange transport from the airport to the hotel ( sealed-route)

  1.  QR code issued by the Thailand Pass 

    • The QR code is valid 72 hours from your date of departure.
  2. COVID-19 RT-PCR test 

    • One RT-PCR test will be taken on the day of arrival at traveller’s expense, included in hotel reservation
    • Travellers must wait in the hotel until they receive a negative (non-detected) test result before leaving the hotel)
    • ***All hotels include the PCR-test package except those in Phuket Sandbox area. Travellers must book a PCR-test appointment at the airport via www.thailandpsas.com 
  3. Journey-tracing application

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

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