Entry to Thailand during COVID-19 Pandemic
Information regarding the entry of non-Thai national to Thailand during COVID-19 pandemic.
Important Announcement (as of 1 April 2021)
- Foreign nationals who wish to enter Thailand during COVID-19 pandemic must apply for Certificate of Entry (COE), issued by the Royal Thai Embassy/Royal Thai Consulate-General, before entering Thailand. COE registration can be done at https://coethailand.mfa.go.th. For information regarding process and required document, please visit <<Process and Required documents>>
- Foreign travellers are required to have medical insurance which covers treatment and medical expenses in relation to COVID 19, with a minimum coverage of 100,000 USD, for the entire stay period in Thailand.
- Foreign nationals are required to obtain medical certificate with a laboratory result indicating that COVID-19 is not detected by RT-PCR test, issued no more than 72 hours before departure.
- Foreign nationals are required to be quarantined at the Alternative State Quarantine (ASQ), Alternative Local Quarantine (ALQ) or Alternative Hospital Quarantine (AHQ) at his/her own expense for no less than 10 days (for non-vacinated travellers) and no less than 7 days (for vacinated travellers). However, those from country/territory with COVID-19 variant strains are required to be quarantined for no less than 14 days (Jordan, Iraq and Palestine are not in the list of country with COVID-19 variant strains as of 31 March 2021). For more details, please visit our <<Frequent Asked Question>>
- Travellers entering into Thailand shall be under the control and supervision of competent officials or communicable disease control officers and shall also comply with conditions, timeframe, criteria and the disease prevention measures for travellers entering into Thailand.
- All measures and regulations are subject to change or amenment in accordance with current situation without prior notice.
Update (as of 31 March 2021)
Starting from 1 April 2021 onwards:
- Quarantine period will be reduced from 14 days to no less than 10 days (Including Jordan, Palestine and Iraq).
- Quarantine period will remain no less than 14 days for travellers from country with COVID-19 variant strains.
- Vaccinated travellers in accordance with Thai regulation may be quarantined for no less than 7 days.
- Foreign travellers are no longer required to obtain Fit to Fly health certificate to enter Thailand.
- For more information, please visit our <<Frequent Asked Question>>
Update (as of 12 March 2021)
Starting from 1 March 2021 onwards, passengers traveling with internationa flight to other countries/territories are permitted to transit/transfer at Suvarnabhumi International Airport. The time period of each transit/transfer operation shall not exceed 12 hours. For more information, please visit <<Transit/Transfer Passenger>>.
For previous update, please visit <<Update History>>
Frequent Asked Questions (FAQ)
Non-immigrant visa type “O” (Retirement)
Special Tourist Visa (STV)
Tourist visa exemption scheme/bilateral agreement
List of nationals under tourist visa exemption scheme
Approved Film Crew Member
Non-immigrant visa type “O-A” (Long-Stay)
Tourist Visa (not exceeding 60 days)