The Royal Thai Embassy in New Delhi, India on Friday announced the new quarantines norms for travelers to Thailand effective from 1 October 2021.
The announcement comes ahead of the reopening of Bangkok and other cities for fully vaccinated international tourists from November 2021 onwards.
It must be noted that the Centre for COVID-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) has approved a four-phase timeline for the country’s reopening plan to revitalize the national tourism industry.
Quarantine Guidelines For Travelers
Fully Vaccinated Travelers
The quarantine period shall be at least 7 days for travelers who are fully vaccinated with vaccines approved by Thai authorities at least 14 days prior to their departure date. The approved vaccines are as follows.
- CoronaVac (Sinovac Biotech Ltd.)
- AstraZeneca or Covishield (AstraZeneca & University of Oxford / SK Bioscience (Korea) / Siam Bioscience / Serum Institute of India (SID)
- Pfizer — BioNTech COVID-19 or Comimaty (Pfizer Inv., & BioNTech)
- Janssen or Janssen/Ad26.COV2.S (Johnson & Johnson Services, Inc.)
- Moderna (Moderna Inc.)
- Sinopharm or COVILO (Sinopharm Co., Ltd.)
- Sputnik V (Gamaleya Research Institute of Epidemiology and Microbiology)
Not Vaccinated Or Not Fully Vaccinated Travelers
The quarantine period shall be at least 10 days for travelers who are unvaccinated and who are not fully vaccinated.
Children’s Under The Age of 18
Children under the age of 18 who are not vaccinated and are traveling together with fully vaccinated parents or guardians can be quarantined for the same period as their parents or guardians.
All fully vaccinated travelers from India who got vaccination in India are requested to submit a clear vaccine certificate generated by CoWin at the time of COE registration.