By Paula Parker
Travel to Thailand pre Covid-19 was as easy as booking a flight, accommodation and packing your bags. Unfortunately due to Covid-19 the simplicity of travelling to Thailand has changed.
So if you’re
planning to travel to Thailand, just be aware that there are new entry
requirements that you need to know.
As of the 1st of November 2021, all travelers
arriving in Thailand by air are required to register for a Thailand Pass to
travel to Thailand.
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To register for any of the programs go to the Thailand Pass Web Portal
The Thailand Pass QR Code will be automatically issued within 2-3 hours once you have completed your registration, Your entry to Thailand is not determined solely by the Thailand Pass QR code, but also by the validity of your attached documents.
Travel to Thailand without having to quarantine with the No Quarantine Plan.
This program is for fully vaccinated people from any country.
Travel to Thailand Requirements For Unvaccinated Travellers or Partially Vaccinated
The Quarantine plan allows visitor from any Country to enter Thailand who are not vaccinated or only partially vaccinated against COVID- 19.
Unvaccinated or partially vaccinated travellers can avoid the mandatory quarantine and Day 5 test as long as they upload proof of a negative PCR test or a Professional ATK test result via the Thailand Pass within 72 hours before traveling to Thailand. If you can do this, you will be allowed entry and will be free to go anywhere within Thailand
If you are unvaccinated or you are only partially vaccinated and you don’t have proof of a negative PCR Test or Professional ATK test Result you will be required to:
You will be required to have one RT-PCR tests in Thailand on day 4 of your quarantine.
SHA Extra+ hotels meet the "Amazing Thailand Safety and Health Administration" standards and are authorised to be used as hotels under the Blue Zone Sandbox Program, as well as accommodation to wait for your RT-PCR result under the Exemption from Quarantine Scheme.
AQ Hotels are authorised to be used as quarantine sites under the AQ scheme as well as designated venues to wait for your RT-PCR result under the Exemption from Quarantine scheme.
A convenient way to book SHA Extra Plus hotel is
by using a reliable online booking company.
We use Agoda for all our online accommodation bookings.
Covid-19 vaccines approved by the Thai Government are listed below:
Thailand recognizes mixed vaccination, however, your second vaccination needs to be administered based on the recommended timeframe for each vaccine:
Applying for the Thailand Pass for travel to Thailand is not
as straight forward as you may think.
Below are a few tips to assist you with the process.
You will be required to upload documents for the Thailand
Pass including your receipt or proof of purchase of insurance and confirmation
of your paid hotel booking.
Some hotels and insurance confirmations may have multiple pages, which the Thailand Pass system doesn’t allow you to send. If the first page clearly shows receipt of payment or purchase with your travel dates just upload the first page.
File Formats and File Size
The Thailand Pass System will only accept JPG or PNG file
format in a file size smaller than 5 Megabytes.
The system doesn’t allow you to upload word documents or PDF files.
Your Email Provider
The best email provider to use to register for the Thailand
Pass is Gmail.
If you use the following email address there is a risk that your confirmation could be delayed or not be accessible by the Thailand Pass.
Ensure you Book your hotel through approved Hotel Booking Sites
Agoda is an approved hotel booking site where you can book your stay for vaccinated travellers with inclusive PCR tests and airport transfers, or all-inclusive quarantine stays for non-vaccinated travellers.
When booking your SHA Extra + hotel on Agoda ensure the Thailand Pass or Quarantine filter is on.
Please Note: Avoid making your hotel reservations through Booking.com as they do not fully comply with Thailand’s entry regulations and may result in problems or delays with your entry requirements.
If you would like further information about the Thailand Pass visit the Department of Consular Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Thailand’s website.
Thailand Pass Support Contact
For inquiries about the status of your registration you can email firstname.lastname@example.org
Or call the 24 Hour Phone Support on +66 2572 8442
Details you will need to include in your email or over the phone
Disclaimer: Due to the pandemic, rules and regulations are ever changing so we recommend for you to contact the Royal Thai Embassy or the Royal Thai
Consulate-General in your area for further information.
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