Travel Requirements

03 November 2020

 

The information on this page is based on the guidance made available oline by the relevant authorities on the date above and may be subject to change at very short notice. THAI is not responsible for the accuracy of external sites. We remind passengers that it is their responsibility to always check the relevant governmental websites to ensure they comply with the entry requirements at their destination at the time of travel, as well as the regulations in place at their point of departure.

Entry Requirements to Thailand for Thai Nationals

Thai Nationals can apply for the Certificate of Entry (COE) through the online application system at https://coethailand.mfa.go.th/

Each passenger has to register and apply individually. Parents can apply for their children.


Passengers have to book ASQ hotels for quarantine for 14 days. For the list of ASQ booking, please click here.

 

Quarantine for Thai Nationals holding Thai passports:

 

Those who wish to quarantine free of charge in the premises provided by Thai authorities in the State Quarantine (SQ) must have a valid flight ticket from Thai Airways only and have to register online with the Royal Thai Embassy.


Please allow at least 7 days for the Embassy to process your application with the following steps:

 

Step 1 :  Register and fill in your personal details, and upload supporting documents. The Embassy will screen and pre-approve the applicants who meet the requirements. (Please check the status of your application after 1-3 working days)


Step 2 : The applicants can check their status online if they have been pre-approved. They will be contacted by email if the Embassy requires more documents. The applicants who are pre-approved passengers can then buy flight tickets and book their ASQ hotels. Copy of ticket and ASQ hotel booking confirmation have to be uploaded in order to get the COE. (Please check the status of your application after 1-3 working days)


Step 3 : When the COE has been approved, the applicants can check their status online and click to download their COE.


Checklist for the documents each passenger need to have for going to Thailand. They must present these to the airlines and the Thai authorities:


1. The Certificate of Entry 


2. Declaration form


3. Fit to Fly certificate, issued within 72 hours before departure - this is a statement by a doctor that you are free from symptoms and fit to fly


4. Copy of confirmed ASQ hotel booking (or AHQ and permission from the Ministry of Public Health in case of medical treatment)


5. T.8 Form

 

Passengers can purchase their tickets from the Thai Airways website. If using an existing ticket or travel voucher please fill in the following form.

 

Entry Requirements to Thailand for non-Thai Nationals

Foreigners in the UK and Ireland wishing to go to Thailand can check if they meet the requirements at https://london.thaiembassy.org/en/publicservice/119247-requirements-for-certificate-of-entry


Foreigners in the UK and Ireland who meet the above requirements can apply for the Certificate of Entry (COE) through the online application system at https://coethailand.mfa.go.th/


Each passenger has to register and apply individually. Parents can apply for their children.


Passengers have to book ASQ hotels for quarantine for 14 days. For the list of ASQ booking, please click


Please allow at least 7 days for the Embassy to process your application with the following steps:


Step 1 :  Register and fill in your personal details, and upload supporting documents. The Embassy will screen and pre-approve the applicants who meet the requirements. (Please check the status of your application after 1-3 working days)


Step 2 : The applicants can check their status online if they have been pre-approved. They will be contacted by email if the Embassy requires more documents. The applicants who are pre-approved passengers can then buy flight tickets and book their ASQ hotels. Copy of ticket and ASQ hotel booking confirmation have to be uploaded in order to get the COE. (Please check the status of your application after 1-3 working days)


Step 3 : When the COE has been approved, the applicants can check their status online and click to download their COE.


Checklist for the documents each passenger need to have for going to Thailand. They must present these to the airlines and the Thai authorities:


1. The Certificate of Entry 


2. Declaration form


3. Fit to Fly certificate, issued within 72 hours before departure - this is a statement by a doctor that you are free from symptoms and fit to fly (must be separate from COVID test)


4. COVID-19 test result with a laboratory result indicating that COVID -19 is not detected (COVID test must be by RT-PCR method), issued within 72 hours before departure


5. Copy of insurance policy which covers COVID and no less than 100,000 USD - please print the insurance certificate and all pages of the terms and conditions on the COVID coverage and medical benefits (some people were refused to board the flight because they could not show that their insurance met this requirement)


6. Copy of confirmed ASQ hotel booking (or AHQ and permission from the Ministry of Public Health in case of medical treatment)


7. T.8 Form


Passengers travelling to Thailand must have a valid non-immigrant visa or re-entry permit, as tourist visas and 30-day visa exemptions are currently suspended.


For visa application, please see https://london.thaiembassy.org/en/publicservice/84508-non-immigrant-visas


Passengers can purchase their tickets from the Thai Airways website. If using an existing ticket or travel voucher please fill in the following form.



Essential Information to Enter the United Kingdom

 

The United Kingdom is taking steps to help stop the spread of COVID-19.


1) To protect your health and others’, everyone must complete an online Passenger Locator Form before arrival in the United Kingdom.


2) You may be required to self-isolate for 14 days on arrival. Check the exempt countries list immediately before you travel as this list can change at short notice.


3) It is a legal requirement that you wear a face covering on public transport in the UK.


Failure to comply with the above measures is a criminal offence and you could be fined. Please visit www.gov.uk/uk-border-control for detailed public health advice and requirements for entering the UK.

 

For more details and visa requirements please visit www.gov.uk/uk-border-control/before-you-leave-for-the-uk



Entry Requirements to Other Countries

 

We urge passengers to keep abreast of the restrictions in place for their final destination and/or transit.

For British passport holders, please visit the FCO website for information on travel restrictions and entry requirements. www.gov.uk/world

 

For other passport holders please contact the local Embassy of the country you wish to visit.