Updated on January 2023
Thailand remains fully open to all international tourists.
In a recent statement to the media, Thailand’s Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Public Health, Mr. Anutin Charnvirakul, stated that no vaccination proof is necessary when travelers arrive.
Furthermore, ATK and RT-PCR results are not required of tourists from foreign countries.
As part of the full reopening to tourism, Thailand is also offering a longer period of stay for visitors. For passport holders from visa-exempt countries, the length of stay was extended until March 31st 2023 from 30 days to 45 days.
During the same time period, the duration of stay for Visa On Arrival was extended from 15 days to 30 days.
September 20, 2022
Thailand is completely open to all tourists from all over the world!
Since October 1st 2022, All travelers eligible for entry without proof of vaccination or a COVID-19 test result.
There is also no requirement for travelers to show health insurance before arrival (even though it’s very recommended to have one).
SHA plus hotels, SHA extra plus, Thailand Pass, test & go and sandbox programs are no longer necessary for entering Thailand.
Thailand Pass is no longer required since July 1st 2022.
Prior to July 1st, 2022, foreign travelers had the following pre-arrival rules:
Travelers needed to provide passport details, vaccination, and an $10,000 health insurance policy to get an approved Thailand Pass.
The registration process for the Thailand Pass required a 5-day reservation at a SHA+ hotel and travel insurance coverage of no less than $10,000.
Make sure you have:
- A Valid Passport
- The Right Visa for Your Stay
- A Certificate of Vaccination (fully vaccinated) with an approved vaccine at least 14 days before traveling.
- RT-PCR / ATK for the unvaccinated travelers.
- Hotel Reservation
- A Flight Booking
- A COVID-19 Travel Insurance Policy is no longer needed, but is very recommended