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Thailand Entry Requirements

Updated on October 24th, 2021

UPDATE (October 12th) The PM has announced a new NO QUARANTINE policy starting November 1st for some vaccinated travelers.

UPDATE (October 21st) The official list of countries for quarantine-free entry was released today, as well as entry requirements (notice).

Currently there are additional entry requirements in place to enter Thailand. Please refer to the following steps to qualify to enter Thailand.

Step 1: Insurance (not required if Thai)

The insurance must cover travel, as well as COVID-19.

COVID-19 coverage meets the 50,000 USD coverage requirement to enter thailand, as well as the 100,000 USD visa requirement for some visas.

30 DAY COVERAGE

Online approved within 48 hours (unless otherwise specified)

Starting October 1st policies marked as "Supports STV/OA" will also satisify the visa requirements for STV, and OA based retirement visas.

* prices which are not originally in THB have been converted to THB, and may not be exact.

* The insurance package must cover the full stay of the visa you will be entering on.

Step 2: Visa, or Exempt Entry

September 30th: Starting on October 31st travelers may arrive on VOA again.

Please refer to this LIST to see if your passport country is currently allowed 30 day exempt entry. If it is not on the list you must apply for a visa at your local Thai Consulate.

Step 3: COE

You can obtain your COE here.

Starting November 1st you will be able to apply using the Thailand Pass.

Step 4: Flight

Before finalizing your AQ hotel you must have a flight secured.

Step 5: AQ / SANDBOX / SAMUI PLUS / TEST & GO

September 30th: The 14 Day AQ stay has been reduced to 10 days for unvaccinated, and 7 days to fully vaccinated travelers starting October 1st.

The minimum Sandbox stay has also been reduced from 14 nights to 7 nights, and expanded to cover Samui, Krabi, and Phang-nga.

October 24th: The 1 Day Test & Go scheme will be available to fully vaccinated travelers from the specified countries starting November 1st.

You can request an AQ / SANDBOX booking by using ASQ.in.th. If you are wishing to take advantage of the Sandbox programs, please refer to the (Sandbox Entry Requirements).

All approved Hotels for all entry programs

Step 6: RT-PCR Test (not required if Thai)

Medical Certificate with a laboratory result indicating that COVID-19 is not detected, using RT-PCR method, issued no longer than 72 hours before departure

Step 7: COE Status

Check your COE status again here (additional documents may be requested).

Step 8: Come to Thailand

  1. Prepare T.8 document
  2. Prepare Declaration form
  3. Passport or C.I.
  4. Flight tickets
  5. COVID-19 Travel Insurance (not required if Thai)
  6. AQ / SANDBOX hotel booking voucher confirmation
  7. Certificate of Entry (COE)
  8. Medical Certificate with a laboratory result indicating that COVID-19 is not detected, using RT-PCR method, issued no longer than 72 hours before departure (not required if Thai)
  9. Install the ThailandPlus, or the "Mor Chana" application on your mobile device.

Step 9: Start your quarantine / sandbox

Complete your quarantine/sandbox, and then enjoy Thailand

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Entry FAQS

How can I enter Thailand right now?

Currently there are additional entry requirements in place to enter Thailand. Please refer to the following steps to qualify to enter Thailand.

What health insurance is required to enter Thailand?

The insurance must cover travel, as well as COVID-19. You can get the lowest priced COVID-19 travel insurance here.

How much does COVID-19 insurance cost to enter Thailand?

You may see a list of the lowest priced travel insurance options for multiple age groups which over COVID-19 here.

What is the cheapest COVID-19 health insurance that meets the entry requirements for Thailand?

The following insurance is the cheapest.

What countries qualify for 30 day exempt entry to thailand?

Please refer to this LIST to see if your passport country is currently allowed 30 day exempt entry. If it is not on the list you must apply for a visa at your local Thai Consulate.

Where can i obtain a COE (Certificate of Entry)?

You can obtain your COE here. (Currently COE is not being issued for travelers coming from India, Nepal, Pakistan, Bangladesh, and Maldives.)

What kind of COVID-19 test is required to enter Thailand?

Medical Certificate with a laboratory result indicating that COVID-19 is not detected, using RT-PCR method, issued no longer than 72 hours before departure. If you are Thai you do not need this.