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Key Points

  • Thailand will reduce COVID-19-related entrance requirements beginning May 1, 2022


The government of Thailand announced that beginning May 1, 2022, fully vaccinated travelers entering the country will no longer be required to undergo RT-PCR testing before arrival. As a result, fully vaccinated travelers will be permitted to enter the country so long as they have registered for a Thailand Pass, can provide proof of vaccination against COVID-19, and hold a health insurance policy with at least 10,000 US coverage dollars.

Unvaccinated travelers permitted to enter Thailand must provide proof of a negative pre-arrival RT-PCR test result taken within 48 hours of departure, have registered for a Thailand Pass, and hold a health insurance policy with a coverage of at least 10,000 US dollars. These travelers will also need to undergo a five-day quarantine upon arrival.

What are the Changes?

The government of Thailand will update its COVID-19-related entrance requirements beginning on May 1, 2022.

Looking Ahead

Continue to check the government of Thailand’s website for the latest updates and information. Travelers entering the country should ensure that they hold the appropriate authorization before entering the country.

Written by: Jessie Butchley, Global Immigration Writer, Envoy Global
Source: Department of Disease Control, Thailand

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