Thailand Pass Start Accepting New Application For ‘Test-Free’ Travel

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Finally, the Thailand Pass is now accepting new applications for ‘Test-Free’ travel to Thailand beginning May 1. The upgraded Thailand Pass system began accepting the new test-free entrance scheme at 00:01 today, April 29th.

Under the new ‘Test-Free’ travel scheme fully vaccinated travellers are no longer required to take a PCR test upon arrival in Thailand, nor are they required to make a one-night hotel reservation.

Another benefit is that the now lengthy Thailand Pass form, which previously requires personal information, vaccination dosages, accommodation booking, test booking, and insurance, has been shortened now for visitors beginning May 1st, 2022.

Travellers can now able to apply for your Thailand Pass without any cost at https://tp.consular.go.th/ the new ‘Thailand Pass’ will only require details of:

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  • Passport
  • Certificate of Vaccination
  • Proof of insurance (now reduced US$10,000 requirement, for non-Thai travellers only)
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New Travel Protocols For Thailand

As Thailand has removed all three current entry channels, namely Test & Go, Sandbox, and Alternative Quarantine, on May 1, 2022, and will only have two simple categories;

1. Fully Vaccinated Persons must:

  • Register on Thailand Pass
  • Attach required documents including passport, certificate of vaccination
  • Attach proof of insurance with at least 10,000 USD coverage for medical treatments in Thailand (for non-Thais only)
  • (COVID-19 test, both prior to and after arriving in Thailand, is no longer required)

2. Unvaccinated Persons

Option 1 – Exemption from quarantine: Travellers with a negative RT-PCR test result issued within 72 hours before travelling must:

  • Register on Thailand Pass
  • Attach required documents including passport, and COVID-19 RT-PCR test result issued within 72 hours before travelling (must attach on Thailand Pass only)
  • Attach proof of insurance with at least 10,000 USD coverage for medical treatments in Thailand (for non-Thais only)
  • (Any COVID-19 test after arriving in Thailand is not required)

PLEASE NOTE: Travelers who have been approved to enter Thailand under the AQ scheme but wish to enter Thailand under an exemption from quarantine must re-apply on Thailand Pass.

Option 2 – Quarantine: Travelers who cannot undergo an RT-PCR test result within 72 hours before travelling or wish to be quarantined must:

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  • Register on Thailand Pass
  • Attach required documents including passport, Alternative Quarantine (AQ) hotel confirmation for 5 days (including 1 RT-PCR test)
  • Attach proof of insurance with at least 10,000 USD coverage for medical treatments in Thailand (for non-Thais only)
  • Undergo an RT-PCR test on days 4-5 in Thailand during the mandatory 5-day quarantine at AQ hotel

Travellers whose Thailand Pass has already been issued can travel with the issued QR Code and do not need to register for a new Thailand Pass.

Thailand Pass may end on June 01

Thailand is now all set to end the requirement of the Thailand Pass for international tourists arriving in the country starting June 01.

Phiphat Ratchakitprakarn, Tourism and Sports Minister of Thailand said that the Thailand Pass registration is expected to be cancelled on June 1, with travellers using their TM6 immigration form to declare their vaccination details.


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