*At present, all travellers are still required to undergo 14-day STATE QUARANTINE in Thailand WITHOUT EXCEPTIONS*
Travellers who were infected by, and have recovered from, COVID-19 still need to undergo 14-day state quarantine.
Travellers who have been vaccinated against COVID-19 still need to undergo 14-day state quarantine.
All non-Thai nationals travelling to Thailand must present the following documents at check-in counter in the country of origin:
Other relevant information
1. Who can enter Thailand?
2. How to travel to Thailand?
3. Mandatory 14-day quarantine
4. What documents are required for entry to Thailand?
5. How to apply for the Certificate of Entry (COE)?
6. Download important documents
In accordance with the Regulation issued under Section 9 of the Emergency Decree on Public Administration in Emergency Situations B.E. 2548 (2005), as amended, the following persons are permitted to enter Thailand:
(1) Thai nationals (for more information please visit www.thaiembassy.at/th/repat)
(2) Persons with exemption or persons being considered, permitted or invited by the Prime Minister, or the head of responsible persons accountable for resolving state of emergency issues to enter the Kingdom, pertaining to necessity. Such consideration, permission or invitation may be subject to specified conditions and time limits.
(3) Persons on diplomatic or consular missions or under International organizations, or representatives of foreign government performing their duties in the Kingdom, or persons of other international agencies as permitted by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs pertaining to necessity, including their spouse, parents, or children.
(4) Carriers of necessary goods, subject to immediate return after completion.
(5) Crew members who are required to travel into the Kingdom on a mission, and have a specified date and time for return.
(6) Non-Thai nationals who are spouses, parents, or children of Thai nationals.
(7) Non-Thai nationals who hold a Certificate of Residence, including their spouses and children.
(8) Non-Thai nationals who have work permit or have been granted permission to work in the Kingdom in accordance with Thai laws, including their spouses and children, or foreign workers who have been granted exemption from the government to temporarily stay in the Kingdom and permitted to work through their employers or licensees who are permitted to bring in foreign workers to work in the Kingdom.
(9) Non-Thai nationals who are students of educational institutions approved by Thai authorities, including their parents or guardians, excluding students of non-formal educational institutions in accordance with the law on Private schools and of other similar private educational institutions.
(10) Non-Thai nationals who are in need of medical treatment in Thailand, and their accompanying persons. However, this shall not include medical treatment for COVID–19.
(11) Non-Thai nationals who have been granted permission to enter into the Kingdom under special arrangements between Thai government agencies and other countries, or persons or groups of persons who have been granted permission by the Prime Minister upon the submission for consider after the examination and review by the Ad Hoc Committee for the Consideration of the Relaxation of the Enforcement of Measures to Present and Suppress the Spread of the Communicable Disease Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19), and shall comply with disease prevention measures determined by the Ad Hoc Committee.
All non-Thai nationals are required to undergo a 14-day quarantine at either
- Alternative State Quarantine (ASQ)
- Alternative Local Quarantine (ALQ)
- Alternative Hospital Quarantine (AHQ)
- Organisational Quarantine (OQ)
- Golf Quarantine (GQ)
- Travellers arriving in Bangkok can only stay at ASQ, or ALQ in Chonburi & Prachinburi.
- Travellers arriving in Phuket can only stay at ALQ in Phuket and Phang-Nga only (transfer from Bangkok to Phuket/Pang-Nga is not possible)
- Category (10) travellers, i.e. those seeking medical treatment, can only stay at AHQ
- Categories (3) and (9) travellers, i.e. diplomats and students, may choose to stay at OQ (if available).
- Categories (11) travellers, i.e. tourists, retirees, short-term business travellers, etc., may choose to stay at GQ (if they qualify).
Please note that GQ is currenly available for those travelling from LOW-RISK areas only. At present, travellers from Austria, Slovakia and Slovenia do not qualified.
- For a list of certified ASQ, ALQ & GQ faciltities, CLICK HERE
- For a list of certified AHQ facilities, visit http://www.hsscovid.com/files/Alternative%20Hospital%20Quarantine.pdf / http://www.hsscovid.com/files/Alternative%20Hospital%20Quarantine2.pdf
Non-Thai nationals who are permitted to enter Thailand must present the following documents at check-in counter in the country of origin and at immigration control in Thailand:
All travellers who have received COEs are required to download, and register via, ThailandPlus Application. They are required to show a QR code generated from the registration via the Application to be scanned by Thai authority upon arrival in Thailand. To download, CLICK HERE
**The travellers should avoid crowded or high-risk places at least 14 days before travelling to Thailand and they must wear masks while travelling**
Non-Thai nationals who resides in Austria, Slovakia, or Slovenia, may apply for a Certificate of Entry (ONLINE) with the Royal Thai Embassy in Vienna. Those residing in other countries should submit their applications with their respective Royal Thai Embassies.
***Please apply for COE online at least 3 weeks before your scheduled departure***
To apply, please:
(1) First, apply for an appropriate visa. For information on visa application procedures, CLICK HERE. If you already hold a valid Thai visa or qualify for Tourist Visa Exemption Scheme, please proceed to step (2).
(2) Once visa has been issued, please proceed to completing COE application online: https://coethailand.mfa.go.th Please make sure that you have the following documents ready:
(3) The COE application process is divided into two stages:
(4) Once COE is issued, the traveller should proceed to making an appointment with doctors/clinics to obtain:
***The information provided here is subject to change without prior notice***