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 30 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 Quarantine (AQ) at his/her own expense for no less than 14 days. 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.
  • Travellers from Jordan, Iraq and Palestine, regardless of their nationality or vaccination status, are not eligible to enter Thailand under Sandbox Programme (Phuket Sandbox and Samui Plus) at this moment. 


Update (as of 29 April 2021)

1. Thai and non-Thai national with Certificate of Entry (COE) issued before 1 May 2021:

  • If entering Thailand between 1 - 5 May 2021, quarantine period will be no less than 7 days (vaccinated traveller) and no less than 10 days (non-vaccinated traveller).
  • If entering Thailand from 6 May 2021 onwards, quarantine period will be no less than 14 days.

2. Thai and non-Thai national with COE issued from 1 May 2021 onwards:

  • Quarantine period will be no less than 14 days.


Update (as of 28 April 2021)

Effective from 19 April 2021 until further notice, suspending entry to Thailand for medical treatment purpose.


For previous update, please visit <<Update History>>

Frequent Asked Questions (FAQ)

23 Oct 2020

Transit/Transfer Passenger

12 Mar 2021

Non-immigrant visa type “O” (Retirement)

12 Mar 2021

Special Tourist Visa (STV)

4 Jan 2021

Tourist visa exemption scheme/bilateral agreement

22 Dec 2020

List of nationals under tourist visa exemption scheme

21 Dec 2020

Approved Film Crew Member

12 Nov 2020

Non-immigrant visa type “O-A” (Long-Stay)

6 Nov 2020

Tourist Visa (not exceeding 60 days)

6 Nov 2020