Thailand Pass

There are currently 3 schemes to enter The Kingdom of Thailand : 

1.) Test & Go (Quarantine Exemption ) 

2.) The Blue Zone Sandbox (Sandbox Programme)  

3.) Alternative Quarantine

** Registration available from Feb 1, 2022  ** 

Family in Airport

           Exemption from Quarantine (TEST & GO)

1.

Conditions

  • Fully vaccinated travelers from any country around the world can apply for a TEST & GO Thailand Pass up to 60 days in advance.

  • All TEST & GO applications must submit A proof of prepayment for 2 separate nights of accommodation at government-approved hotel/s, such as, SHA Extra Plus (SHA++), AQ, OQ, or AHQ on Day 1 and Day 5, and the expenses for 2 RT-PCR tests on Day 1 and Day 5.  The prepayment for Day 1 must include accommodation, a test and a prearranged transfer from the airport to the hotel.

  • Travelers can book 2 different hotels for the accommodation on Day 1 and Day 5. However, on both Day 1 and Day 5, they must stay within the room for the RT-PCR test result.

  • The second RT-PCR test will not be required if the traveler’s length of stay is less than 5 nights, or his/her scheduled international departure date out of Thailand is on Day 5 or before. For example if the traveler plans to stay in Thailand for 3 days, then he/she does not have to undergo the second RT-PCR test, but he/she must leave for another country immediately. However, whether the traveler will be required to take another RT-PCR test depend on the airline and the final international destination.

Documents required for registration

1. Passport and Visa (if required)

2. Certificate of Vaccination

3. Insurance with minimum coverage of 50,000 USD (not required for Thai nationals, and foreign residents in Thailand can use their social security or certificate from their employer)

4. Paid Reservation Confirmation from SHA Extra+ / AQ Hotel for 2 nights (Day 1 and Day 5)

– Day 1 hotel reservation and fee for 1st RT-PCR test and airport transfer.

– Day 5 hotel reservation and fee for 2nd RT-PCR test.

Approval process
1. Upon submission of your registration, your hotel will authenticate your reservation (room for Day 1 and Day 5 + airport transfer + 2 RT-PCR test fees) and process the application within 24 hours.

  • The hotel will reject any incomplete or non-compliance documentation, and a notification email will be sent to resubmit the additional documents. For any inquiries at this stage, please contact your hotel directly.

2. After hotel authentication and approval, the Department of Disease Control (DDC) will verify your Certificate of Vaccination and the Thailand Pass QR Code will be sent to you via email within 3 - 7 days upon approval.

  • The DDC will reject any incomplete or non-compliance documentation, and a notification email will be sent within 3 - 7 days.
     

* Please be advised that the processing time for Thailand Pass is 3 – 7 days. Applicants are highly advised to plan ahead and submit the registration for Thailand Pass at least 7 days prior to departure as a high number of applications are expected which may lead to longer processing time. *

* It is highly recommended that travelers book their hotel accommodation (room + airport transfer + 2 RT-PCR tests) directly with the hotel to expedite the authentication process by hotels. *

2.

The Blue Zone Sandbox (Sandbox Programme)  

Conditions

  • Travellers from any country / territory. Stay in the Sandbox area for 7 days and will be able to travel in Thailand thereaftersee list of Sandbox areas

  • Fully vaccinated against COVID-19 no less than 14 days before travelling

  • Booking for 7 days on approved SHA Extra+ or AQ hotel

  • Obtain a negative COVID-19 test result (RT-PCR), issued within 72 hours before travelling

    • RT-PCR result must be negative or not detected

      • If RT-PCR result is positive or detected then medical certificate proof of covid recovery at least 14 days but less than 90 days from onset or first date of detection is required

Documents

  • Passport

  • Thai Visa (if required)

  • Certificate of Vaccination

  • Paid AQ / SHA Extra+ hotel reservation confirmation throughout the 7 days period (including the fee for 2 RT-PCR tests)

  • Insurance with minimum coverage of 50,000 USD

       Alternative Quarantine

3.

Conditions

  • Travellers from any country / territory. Stay in quarantine for 7/10/14 days and will be able to travel in Thailand thereafter

  • Full vaccination is not required under this scheme

  • Booking for 7/10/14 days on approved AQ hotel

  • Approved List:

  • AQ Hotel

  • Obtain a negative COVID-19 test result (RT-PCR), issued within 72 hours before travelling

    • RT-PCR result must be negative or not detected

    • If RT-PCR result is positive or detected then medical certificate proof of covid recovery at least 14 days but less than 90 days from onset or first date of detection is required

Documents

  • Passport

  • Thai Visa (if required)

  • Paid AQ hotel reservation confirmation (fully paid or at least 15,000 THB / 500 USD deposit) (including the fee for 2 RT-PCR tests for 7/10-day quarantine or 3 RT-PCR tests for 14-day quarantine)

  • Insurance with minimum coverage of 50,000 USD