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Thailand Travel Guidelines

Last Updated : 31st May 2021

Pre-Arrival


  • Can Indian travel to the Thailand?
  • NO

  • Visa and Immigration related updates:
  • Announcement
  • Cancellation and Suspension of COE Issuance for Non-Thai Nationals from 1 May 2021
  • With reference to the Royal Thai Embassy’s announcement on 22 April 2021 regarding flights to Thailand on 1, 15 and 22 May 2021, the Embassy wishes to announce that due to the COVID-19 situation in Thailand, the Centre for COVID-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) has put restrictions for non-Thai nationals who wish to enter Thailand on the aforementioned flights as follows:
  • All COEs that have been issued to non-Thai nationals to enter into Thailand from India with the arrival date from 1 May 2021 will be cancelled.
  • The issuance of COEs for non-Thai nationals who will be arriving in Thailand from India from 1 May 2021 onwards will be suspended until further notice.
  • Therefore, the Embassy will not accommodate non-Thai nationals on the flights on 1, 15 and 22 May 2021.
  • Royal Thai Embassy,
    New Delhi
    25 April B.E. 2564 (2021)
  • https://www.facebook.com/659731067492544/posts/2267771793355122/
  • No COE means no VISA issuance

  • Date of reopening your borders for Indians
  • As of now Thailand has open borders for - None of foreigner from India can enter Thailand as mentioned above
  • Is a COVID medical certificate required. If yes, will it be required from a Govt Vs. Private, ICMR approved, or is there a consulate pre-approved list of providers
  • Please follow the info from the link
  • From 1st Apr 2021 until 1st May 2021
    https://m.facebook.com/1441487109509359/posts/2930963893894999/?sfnsn=wiwspmo
  • YES COVID medical certificate is required, there is no requirement of where it should be issued but according to Indian Gov announcement the COVID test certificate has to have QR Code.
  • Non-Thai nationals residing in India must apply for a Certificate of Entry (COE) and entry visa (if necessary) prior to travelling to Thailand. Letter from the Thai national concerned specifying the supporting reason/s for the entry into Thailand .A health insurance policy covering treatment and medical expenses related to COVID-19 throughout the duration of stay in Thailand with a minimum coverage of USD 100,000.- (US Dollars one hundred thousand).
  • A confirmed reservation of the Alternative State Quarantine (ASQ) facility for a period of 10 days from the date of the arrival at his/her own expense. List of ASQ facilities is available at http://newdelhi.thaiembassy.org/en/2020/07/asqhotel-list/.

  • What test is required (PCR, Rapid antigen or any other)
    Click here to know more
  • RT-PCR test is required.

  • When does the traveller need to take the test and how long must it be valid for? eg - 24hrs, 48hrs before departure?
    Click here to know more
  • YES- not more than 72 hours prior to travel.

  • Any self declaration required. If yes, where eg: any app? when- max xx hrs before departure?
  • No self declaration but the passenger has to download Amazing Thailand Plus Application before enter to Thailand.

  • Post Departure

  • Before departure from your country, any formalities or tests required? Any declaration?
  • Non-Thai nationals residing in India must apply for a Certificate of Entry (COE) and entry visa (if necessary) prior to travelling to Thailand. Letter from the Thai national concerned specifying the supporting reason/s for the entry into Thailand .A health insurance policy covering treatment and medical expenses related to COVID-19 throughout the duration of stay in Thailand with a minimum coverage of USD 100,000.- (US Dollars one hundred thousand). A confirmed reservation of the Alternative State Quarantine (ASQ) facility for a period of 14 days from the date of the arrival at his/her own expense. List of ASQ facilities is available at
    http://newdelhi.thaiembassy.org/en/2020/07/asqhotel-list/.