Thailand’s latest entry requirements from 1 May 2022

The following rules will take effect on May 1, 2022, with specific requirements for travelers who have been vaccinated and unvaccinated / not fully vaccinated from all countries / territories upon arrival from this date.

This information was updated on April 30, 2022.

Pre-arrival requirements for vaccinated travelers

Vaccinated passengers The following documents are required to enter Thailand:

  • A valid passport, and a Thailand pass (via https://tp.consular.go.th/), or a border pass for entry through the border checkpoint.
  • An insurance policy with a coverage of not less than US $ 10,000. Thai and foreign expatriates are exempt from this requirement under the Thai National Healthcare Coverage.
  • COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate
    • Everyone 18 years of age or older must be fully vaccinated with COVID-19 with an approved vaccine at least 14 days prior to travel to Thailand.
    • Travelers ages 5-17 must be vaccinated with at least 1 dose of an approved vaccine at least 14 days prior to travel to Thailand without traveling to Thailand. Those traveling with parents are exempt from this requirement.
    • Travelers with a history of COVID-19 infection who have received at least 1 dose of the approved vaccine after infection must have a medical certificate of COVID-19 recovery.

Pre-arrival requirements for immunized travelers

Immigrant / not fully vaccinated travelers The following documents are required to enter Thailand:

  • A valid passport, and a Thailand pass (via https://tp.consular.go.th/), or a border pass for entry through the border checkpoint.
  • An insurance policy with a coverage of not less than US $ 10,000. Thai and foreign expatriates are exempt from this requirement under the Thai National Healthcare Coverage.
  • Proof of prepayment for 5-night quarantine at a government-approved hotel; For example, SHA Extra Plus (SHA ++) hotels, or AQ accommodation / s, also proof of prepayment for 1 RT-PCR COVID-19 test. Thais do not need to be prepaid for the exam.

Quarantine is waived for travelers who are able to upload proof of a negative RT-PCR test within 72 hours of traveling through the Thailand Pass system, unexpectedly / not fully vaccinated. The discount also extends to travelers with parents under 6 years of age

Arrival requirements

Upon arrival in Thailand, all travelers must undergo screening, including a body temperature test, and submit the necessary documents to the Immigration / Health Control Officer to run the checks.

The Vaccinated travelers Entry will then be allowed and free to go anywhere in the state. * To arrive by land using the border pass, they will only be allowed to stay within the specified area for more than 3 days.

Similarly, Unvaccinated travelers Those who have uploaded negative RT-PCR test evidence within 72 hours of traveling through the Thailand Pass system will be allowed entry and will be able to go anywhere in the state.

Otherwise, Unvaccinated travelers Must go to quarantine for 5 days. The trip to the pre-booked accommodation must be by a pre-planned vehicle on a sealed route within a travel time of more than 5 hours. Then, they should have an RT-PCR test every 4-5 days. Travelers under the age of 5, traveling with parents and staying in quarantine together, can have their saliva tested. Travelers who test negative will be allowed to travel anywhere in the state, and those who test positive will be referred for appropriate treatment and costs must be covered by the necessary insurance / own expenses for foreign travelers, or Thai and eligible National Healthcare Coverage for Foreign Expatriates.

Time to stay

While in Thailand, travelers are advised to strictly adhere to health and safety standards, both vaccinated and non-vaccinated / not fully vaccinated. Travelers who are experiencing COVID-like symptoms should get tested. If the test is positive, they must take appropriate treatment.

We wish all visitors a pleasant, safe and fruitful holiday in Thailand at this exciting time where we will once again be able to welcome travelers from around the world.

Thailand's latest entry requirements from 1 May 2022

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