Thailand Announced Updated Guidelines For Foreign Travelers

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The Royal Thai Embassy on Wednesday announced new guidelines for foreign travelers to enter the Kingdom of Thailand from 1 April 2021.

In the latest guidelines, the embassy said that Thailand has reduced the quarantine period for travelers who have completed the vaccination of the following vaccines no less than 14 days before departure and holds the vaccination certificate are required to undergo 7-day quarantine and will be given COVID-19 PCR tests twice during quarantine.

Here is the list of approved vaccines by the govt. of Thailand

  1. Pfizer BioNTech
  2. AstraZeneca
  3. Covidshield (Serum Institute of India)
  4. Johnson & Johnson
  5. Sinovac
  6. SK BIOSCIENCE
  7. Modema

Those who have not received the vaccine or have received other vaccines not listed on the above such as Sinopharm and Sputnik V are required to undergo a 10-day quarantine program and will be given COVID-19 PCR tests twice during quarantine.

It must be noted that only the original vaccine certificate or printed online vaccination certificate must be presented to authorities at the Suvarnabhumi International Airport in Bangkok upon arrival.

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Apart from the Vaccination and RT-PCR Test requirements, the Thai Govt will also require few documents to enter the Kingdom of Thailand.

Required Documents For Enter Into Thailand

  • Fit-to-Fly/ Fit-to-Travel Health Certificate is no longer required, yet PCR test is still required, with the validity of 72 hours prior to check-in at the airline counter.
  • Certificate of Entry (COE) is also to present at the check-in at the airline counter and can be applied through https://coethailand.mfa.go.th/ 5-7 days before departure.
  • All travelers who have completed the vaccination are encouraged to fill in detail about the vaccination during submission for the COE for the Embassy’s information.

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