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With Thailand now welcoming visitors from all countries to stimulate the Thai economy, we’ve sourced information from the best and latest sources to put together this reliable guide for you. Here’s how you can travel to Thailand and all the entry information you need.

While travellers from all countries are welcome, only travellers from the 63 countries considered low risk listed below can enter quarantine-free. If your country is not listed here, you can still enter Thailand under the Sandbox schemes or Alternative Quarantine arrangements. Read the full article for all the information you need.

Visitors from these countries can enter Thailand quarantine-free under the “Test and Go” scheme starting 1 November 2021:

  1. Australia
  2. Austria
  3. Bahrain
  4. Belgium
  5. Bhutan
  6. Brunei Darussalam
  7. Bulgaria
  8. Cambodia
  9. Canada
  10. Chile
  11. China
  12. Croatia
  13. Cyprus
  14. Czech Republic
  15. Denmark
  16. Estonia
  17. Finland
  18. France
  19. Germany
  20. Greece
  21. Hong Kong
  22. Hungary
  23. Iceland
  24. India
  25. Indonesia
  26. Ireland
  27. Israel
  28. Italy
  29. Japan
  30. Kuwait
  31. Laos
  32. Latvia
  33. Lithuania
  34. Luxembourg
  35. Malaysia
  36. Maldives
  37. Malta
  38. Mongolia
  39. Myanmar
  40. Nepal
  41. Netherlands
  42. New Zealand
  43. Norway
  44. Oman
  45. Phillipines
  46. Poland
  47. Portugal
  48. Qatar
  49. Romania
  50. Saudi Arabia
  51. Singapore
  52. Slovak Republic
  53. Slovenia
  54. Sri Lanka
  55. South Korea
  56. Spain
  57. Sweden
  58. Switzerland
  59. United Arab Emirates
  60. United Kingdom
  61. United States
  62. Vietnam
  63. Taiwan

Travellers must have stayed in an approved country for 21 consecutive days or more before entering Thailand.

This 21-day rule does not apply to returning Thai citizens and residents. They may travel to any approved countries in the last 21 days before travelling to Thailand.

Other than “Test and go”, the Thai government has also announced 2 other travel schemes:

  • “Living in the Blue Zone” – Vaccinated travellers from unlisted countries can travel within 17 blue zones (mass vaccination of above 70%) in the first 7 days. A second Covid-19 antigen test is required on Day 6.
  • “Happy Quarantine” – Unvaccinated tourists can visit Thailand but must quarantine for 10 days at designated Alternative Quarantine facilities.

What are the entry requirements under the “Test and go” scheme?

Here are the requirements you’ll need to fulfil:

  • Be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 with a WHO-approved vaccine at least 14 days before travelling to Thailand
  • Proof of vaccination
  • Negative RT-PCR Covid-19 test taken within the 72 hours before departing to Thailand
  • Medical insurance with minimum $50,000 coverage
  • Certificate of Entry (COE). Apply here
  • On-arrival RT-PCR Covid-19 test
  • Payment confirmation of 1-night stay at approved quarantine hotels or SHA+ hotels (to await on-arrival test results)

Can I still travel to Thailand if my country is not listed?

Yes, you can under the Sandbox Programme or Alternative Quarantine (these may be referred to as the Living in the Blue Zone and Happy Quarantine schemes respectively). The infographic below summarises the air travel schemes available when travelling to Thailand.

Thailand’s newly introduced blue zones include these 17 destinations (previously only Krabi, Phuket, Samui and Phang-Nga). Visitors must stay at these destinations for at least 7 days. Afterwards, you may continue to travel to other parts of Thailand.

If you are not travelling to the blue zone destinations or you are unvaccinated, you will need to quarantine for 10 days at an approved Alternative Quarantine hotel. Find the list of AQ hotels here or book directly here.

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Image from Thailand’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs twitter

This article may be updated periodically as more information about travelling to Thailand becomes available.

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Travel information for Thailand as of 5 October 2021 on Covid Entry Check

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