Tourist visa exemption scheme/bilateral agreement

Tourist visa exemption scheme/bilateral agreement

22 Dec 2020

Eligibility: Non-Thai nationals who wish to enter Thailand for tourism on short-medium term.  Starting from 7 December 2020 onward, passport holders of the following countries/ territories may enter Thailand without a visa. However, they must adhere to the relevant regulation and measures. 

 

Step 1:  Check if the applicant is eligible to enter Thailand without a visa. The list can be found <<Here>>

 

Step 2: Apply for Certificate of Entry (COE) at https://coethailand.mfa.go.th/ at least 7 working days before departure. Please choose entry category as "11(Exempt) - Medium Term Visitor - Visa Exemption". Required documents are as follows:

  1. A copy of the applicant’s valid passport
  2. A confirmed Alternative State Quarantine (ASQ) booking* in accordance with regulation. The list of ASQ can be found at http://www.hsscovid.com/
  3. Medical insurance which covers treatment and medical expenses in relation to COVID 19, with a minimum coverage of 100,000 USD for their entire stay period in Thailand. (Passenger can also buy health insurance at https://covid19.tgia.org/)
  4. Flight ticket reservation.
  5. COVID-19 vaccine certificate (optional)*

 

Step 3: Prepare health related documents.

  1. Fit to Fly or Fit to Travel Health Certificate (no longer required from 1 April 2021 onwards).
  2. Medical certificate with a laboratory result indicating that COVID-19 is not detected by RT-PCR, issued no more than 72 hours before departure

 

Step: 4: Before checking in at the airport, the applicant is required to demonstrate following documents:

  1. Valid passport
  2. COE issued by the Royal Thai Embassy.
  3. Fit to Fly or Fit to Travel Health Certificate (no longer required from 1 April 2021 onwards).
  4. Medical certificate with a laboratory result indicating that COVID-19 is not detected by RT-PCR, issued no more than 72 hours before departure.
  5. Medical insurance which covers treatment and medical expenses in relation to COVID 19, with a minimum coverage of 100,000 USD.
  6. A confirmed ASQ booking.
  7. COVID-19 vaccine certificate (optional)*

 

Step 5: Upon arriving in Thailand, the passenger is required to present the following documents to the authorities:

  1. Valid passport
  2. COE issued by the Royal Thai Embassy.
  3. Fit to Fly or Fit to Travel Health Certificate (no longer required from 1 April 2021 onwards).
  4. Medical certificate with a laboratory result indicating that COVID-19 is not detected by RT-PCR, issued no more than 72 hours before departure.
  5. Medical insurance which covers treatment and medical expenses in relation to COVID 19, with a minimum coverage of 100,000 USD.
  6. A confirmed ASQ booking.
  7. T 8 form (in the attachment below).
  8. Download and register with ThailandPlus application before the arrival at Thai Airport. 
  9. COVID-19 vaccine certificate (optional)*

 

Important Notes:

* For more details, please visit our <<Frequent Asked Question>>

 

For further inquiries, please contact us via e-mail at thaiembassy.amm@mfa.mail.go.th

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