Thailand Announced Quarantine Free Travel From 46 Countries: Check Full List, Guidelines Here

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The Govt. of Thailand on Friday announced that it will allow quarantine free travel for fully vaccinated travelers from 46 low-risk countries and territories starting from 01st Nov 2021.

Earlier, Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-Ocha said that at least 10 countries, including Britain, Singapore, Germany, China, and the United States, would be exempt from quarantine rules.

Now, today, the Prime Minister announced that now people from 46 countries will not have to go through quarantine requirements.

Prayuth Chan-Ocha said the visitors could skip mandatory quarantine providing they arrive via air, have been fully vaccinated, and have a document to show they don’t have Covid. 

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Thailand Announced Quarantine Free Travel

List of Countries Approved For Quarantine Free Travel

Currently, Thailand has approved quarantine-free entry for arrivals by air from the following 46 countries;

S. No.Country
1Australia
2Austria
3Bahrain
4Belgium
5Bhutan
6Brunei Darussalam
7Bulgaria
8Cambodia
9Canada
10Chile
11China
12Cyprus
13Czech Republic
14Denmark
15Estonia
16Finland
17France
18Germany
19Greece
20Hong Kong
21Hungary
22Iceland
23Ireland
24Israel
25Italy
26Japan
27Latvia
28Lithuania
29Malaysia
30Malta
31Netherlands
32New Zealand
33Norway
34Poland
35Portugal
36Qatar
37Saudi Arabia
38Singapore
39Slovenia
40South Korea
41Spain
42Sweden
43Switzerland
44UAE
45UK
46USA

It must be noted that travelers must have been in the approved countries for 21 days or more. Transit/transfer from the approved counties is not allowed.

For returning Thais and foreign residents, it is not necessary to be in an approved country for 21 days or more, as long as they are traveling from Thailand to the approved country/s and return within the last 21 days.

Quarantine-Free Entry Requirements From 01 Nov.

  • A Certificate of Entry (COE) or a proof of registration for entry Thailand via specified platform. Currently, the COE can be applied online https://coethailand.mfa.go.th/
  1. A Medical Certificate with an RT-PCR lab result indicating that COVID-19 is not detected issued no more than 72 hours before travelling.
    • A Medical Certificate of Recovery is also required from those having a lab result with COVID-19 detected to show that that have recovered from COVID-19 no later than 3 months.
  • An insurance policy, with coverage clearly identified as no less than US$50,000, which should cover the cost of the treatment and other medical expenses associated with being infected with COVID-19, including in-patient hospitalization for the whole duration in Thailand. *Except for Thai citizens who are entitled to the national health insurance system.*
  1. A payment confirmation for no less than a 1-night stay upon arrival at the approved quarantine facilities (Alternative Quarantine – AQ, Organization Quarantine – OQ, or Alternative Hospital Quarantine – AHQ), or SHA Plus-certified hotel.
    • The prepayment should cover both the 1-night accommodation, the required RT-PCR COVID-19 test, and an Antigen Test Kit (ATK).
  1. A Certificate of Vaccination (fully vaccinated).
    • For those fully vaccinated, proof includes a Certificate of Vaccination with a vaccine approved by Thailand’s Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) (see here) or the World Health Organization (WHO) (see here) no less than 14 days before their travel date.
    • and a Certificate of Vaccination with at least one dose of the approved vaccine at least 14 days before their travel date.
    • Travelers under 12 years of age, travelling with their parents or guardians, are exempt from this vaccination requirement, but must have a Medical Certificate with an RT-PCR lab result indicating that COVID-19 is not detected issued no more than 72 hours before travelling.
  • Undergo the exit screening before departure to Thailand.
  1. Upon arrival at Thailand’s international airport, travelers must proceed directly by the approved airport transfer to the pre-arranged COVID-19 test centre, or the reserved accommodation and undergo the required RT-PCR COVID-19 test on Day 0-1.
    • Travelers must download and install the specified alert application (MorChana), and must wait within the accommodation only for the test result, which should be available within the day.
  1. If testing negative for COVID-19, travelers can go anywhere in Thailand.
    • Each traveler will receive an ATK that they have prepaid when booking the accommodation.
    • Any traveler experiencing COVID-19 symptoms must immediately get a test done, using the provided ATK. If experiencing no symptoms, travelers must use the provided ATK for COVID-19 self-testing on Day 6-7, and show the result to staff at the hotel or accommodation, as well as record the result (bot detected and non-detected) in the MorChana App.
    • Hotel/AQ staff must recommend that travelers self-monitor themselves for at least 7 days. If any traveler experiences COVID-19 symptoms, Hotel/AQ staff must immediately notify the officer in charge of communicable disease control in their respective area.
  • For travelling from Thailand to other countries, travelers are advised to follow the guidelines and measures announced by the respective country of their destination.

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