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Thailand Entry and Travel Guide during COVID-19

Due to COVID-19 situation, all passengers entering to Thailand will be subject to 14-nights quarantine at the Alternative Quarantine (AQ) or entering via Phuket Sandbox or Samui Plus program which allows visitor to travel freely inside the designated area for 14 nights before able to visit other part of the kingdom.

 

Thailand Entry Guide

 Travel Documents

 Entry without Quarantine Programs

 Phuket Sandbox
 Phuket Sandbox 7+7
 Samui Plus

 Normal Entry with Quarantine

 Bangkok

 

Required Documents for Entering Thailand

 

All documents must be hard copy only (electronic document is not allowed)

 

Thai Citizen

  • Passport or Emergency Travel Document (EDT)
  • Certificate of Entry (COE)
  • Hotel booking confirmation
    • AQ for entering Bangkok
    • SHA+ hotel booking confirmation for entering via Phuket sandbox, Phuket 7+7 Extension
    • Samui Extra plus hotel (and SHA+ hotel) for entering via Samui plus
  • RT-PCR COVID-19 negative test result within 72 hours before departure (depending on each country and airline policy).
  • T.8 Form

Non-Thai

  • Passport with at least 6 months validity Visa
  • Certificate of Entry (COE)
  • COVID-19 Insurance with a minimum 100,000 USD coverage.
  • Hotel booking confirmation
    • AQ for entering Bangkok
    • SHA+ hotel booking confirmation for entering via Phuket sandbox, Phuket 7+7 Extension
    • Samui Extra plus hotel and SHA+ hotel for entering via Samui plus
  • RT-PCR COVID-19 negative test result (depending on each country and airline policy)
  • T.8 Form

 

Entry without Quarantine

 

Starting from 1st July 2021, Thailand has open Phuket Sandbox, Samui Plus and Phuket 7+7 programs for fully vaccinated international travelers visiting Phuket, Koh Samui and nearby designated destinations without mandatory quarantine for 14 days before allowing to travel to other destinations in Thailand.

 

Eligible Travelers

  • Vaccinated person: a vaccine approved by Thailand’s Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) or the World Health Organization (WHO) for at least 14 days and have a valid Vaccine Certificate
  • Unvaccinated children under 18 years old travel with vaccinated parent
  • Approved countries and territories for Phuket Sandbox and Samui Plus as of August 20, 2021

Ref: TAT Newsroom

 

1. Phuket Sandbox

Program that allows you to stay and travel inside Phuket province without restriction of staying in the quarantine hotel all the time for 14 nights.

 

Entry

  • Required documents as mentioned above
  • Must enter by international flight to Phuket international airport or connecting flight via Bangkok (Separated booking is not allowed)

Stay

Exit

  • Less than 14 nights – Leave by International flight from Phuket International Airport
  • More than 14 nights with negative COVID-19 test result (conducted on Day 12-13) will receive Release Form from hotel and allow to travel to other destination in Thailand and follows each province entry measure.

 

2. Phuket Sandbox 7+7 Extension

An extended program which is like Phuket Sandbox but you can travel to other nearby destinations (Krabi, Phang Nga and Surat Thani) during the 7th-14th night.

Entry

  • Required documents as mentioned above
  • Must enter by international flight to Phuket international airport or connecting flight via Bangkok (Separated booking is not allowed)

Stay

  • First 7 nights in SHA+ hotel in Phuket (same measure as Phuket Sandbox)
    See Discounted hotel packages for 7 nights stay via Phuket Sandbox 7+7
  • Next 7 nights can visit and stay at
    • Krabi: Koh Phi Phi, Koh Ngai, or Railay by SHA+ boat and ferry services from approved piers.
    • Phang Nga:
      - Khao Lak by SHA+ transfer service direct to SHA+ hotel
      - Koh Yao Noi or Koh Yao Yai by SHA+ boat and ferry services from approved piers.
    • Surat Thani: Koh Samui, Koh Pha Ngan, Koh Tao by Bangkok Airways domestic flight to Samui airport
  • COVID-19 swab test on day 0, day 6-7 and day 12-13
  • You can purchase tour package and visit various attractions in PhuketKoh Samui, Koh TaoPhi Phi island

Exit

  • Less than 14 nights stay – Must return to Phuket and leave by International flight from Phuket International Airport
  • More than 14 nights stay with negative COVID-19 test result (conducted on Day 12-13) will receive Release Form from hotel and allow to travel to other destination in Thailand and follows each province entry measure.

 

3. Samui Plus

A 14-nights program that allows you to enter, stay and travel inside Koh Samui without staying in the quarantine hotel all the time. Also, you can travel to other nearby destinations (Koh Pha Ngan and Koh Tao) during the 7th-14th night.

Entry

  • Required documents as mentioned above
  • Must enter by international flight to Samui airport or connecting flight via Bangkok (Separated booking is not allowed)

Stay

  • First 7 nights in Samui Extra plus hotel (Koh Samui only)
    • Day 0 (first day) Must stay in the hotel room and wait for COVID-19 test result
    • Day 1-3 If the test result is negative, you can leave the hotel room for designated areas in the hotel only.
    • Day 4-7 Can travel within designated routes and on tour programs on Koh Samui only
  • Next 7 nights allow to travel and stay in SHA+ hotel in Koh Samui, Koh Phangan and Koh Tao
  • COVID-19 swab test on day 0, day 6-7 and day 12-13
  • You can purchase tour package and visit various attractions in Koh Samui, Koh Tao and Koh Pha Ngan. Travel between 3 islands can be done by Lomprayah ferry.

Exit

  • Less than 14 nights – Leave by International flight from Samui Airport
  • More than 14 nights with negative COVID-19 test result (conducted on Day 12-13) will receive Release Form from hotel and allow to travel to other destination in Thailand and follows each province entry measure.

 

Entry with 14 Nights Quarantine

 

Starting from 1st July 2021, all international passenger arriving in Bangkok (who not participate in Phuket Sandbox or Samui Plus program) must complete their 14 nights quarantine in the alternative quarantine (AQ) hotel at their own expense in Bangkok before they can transit to other domestic destinations.

 

Eligible Travelers

  • All passenger who arrives in Thailand through Suvanarbhumi airport Bangkok.
  • Traveler who did not meet the requirement for Phuket Sandbox, Phuket 7+7 and Samui Plus

 

1. Alternative Quarantine

Entry

  • Required documents at mentioned above
  • Must enter by international flight to Suvarnabhumi airport (Bangkok)

Stay

  • Once arrive at the airport, passenger must pass through health control and immigration then contact the AQ hotel that you have book for transfer from airport to the hotel.
  • Stay in AQ hotel for 14 nights at your own expense. 3 Meals/day and 3 COVID-19 swap test will be provided by hotel.
  • Click to see more AQ hotel packages in Bangkok

Exit

  • Complete 14 days quarantine can travel other destination in Thailand and follows each province entry measure.

 

Last Update: Aug 2021

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