Thailand: Updated COVID-19 Related Entrance Requirements

April 27, 2022 Jessie Butchley

Key Points  

  • Thailand will reduce COVID-19 related entrance requirements beginning 1 May 2022  

Overview  

The government of Thailand announced that beginning 1 May 2022, fully vaccinated travelers entering the country will no longer be required to undergo RT-PCR testing prior to arrival. As a result, fully vaccinated travelers will be permitted to enter the country so long as they have registered for a Thailand Pass, can provide proof of vaccination against COVID-19, and hold a health insurance policy with a coverage of at least 10,000 US dollars.  

Unvaccinated travelers permitted to enter Thailand must provide proof of a negative pre-arrival RT-PCR test result taken within 48 hours of departure, have registered for a Thailand Pass, and hold a health insurance policy with a coverage of at least 10,000 US dollars. These travelers will also need to undergo a five-day quarantine upon arrival.  

What are the Changes?  

The government of Thailand will update its COVID-19 related entrance requirements beginning on 1 May 2022. Travelers entering the country should ensure that they hold the appropriate authorization prior to arrival. 

Looking Ahead  

Continue to check the government of Thailand's website and Envoy’s website for the latest updates and information. Travelers entering the country should ensure that they hold the appropriate authorization prior to entering the country.  


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This article was published on 27 April 2022 and may not be the most recent update concerning COVID-19 entrance restrictions, testing requirements and quarantine measurers. For the most recent updates be sure to check our Global Mobility Resource Center.

Content in this publication is for informational purposes only and not intended as legal advice, nor should it be relied on as such. For additional information on the issues discussed, consult an attorney at one of the two U.S. Law Firms working with the Envoy Platform or another qualified professional. On non-U.S. immigration issues, consult an Envoy global immigration service provider or another qualified representative.

About the Author

Jessie is Envoy's Global Immigration Writer.

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