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Thailand coronavirus travel restrictions

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The travel advice is Reconsider your need to travel to Thailand. Thailand is Open with restrictions for travel. Get travel ban, restrictions alerts and advice before travelling to Thailand. Thailand is part of Asia with main city at Bangkok. Its Developing country with a population of 65M people. The main currency is Baht. The languages spoken are Thai.
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๐Ÿšจ Travel Advice for Thailand

Open with restrictions

for travel
International travel to Thailand is permitted. It is necessary to comply with requirements to ensure entry is allowed.

Open with conditions

If a country other than Thailand or those on the 'allowed list' has been visited in the previous 21 days, travelers will be required to undergo quarantine for 10 days and take RT-PCR tests on arrival and on the eighth or ninth day after arrival. This does not apply to travelers on the Phuket Sandbox program.

Other restrictions

All foreign travelers must provide proof of travel insurance which includes full coverage for COVID-19 for a minimum of $50,000 USD for COVID-19 medical costs and accommodation.

Vaccinations and vaccinated travel

Travelers are required to present a valid international certificate for full vaccination against COVID-19, with the use of an approved vaccine. All vaccines approved by Thailandโ€™s Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) or the World Health Organization (WHO) are accepted.
Further information can be found at https://thaiembdc.org/covid-19inthailand/

Quarantine required

Travelers are required to quarantine for 1 night at a pre-booked approved government facility or until a negative result is confirmed from the RT-PCR test taken on arrival. A pre-paid reservation confirmation must be presented on arrival. A list of approved government hotels can be found at https://thaiembdc.org/asq/
Those traveling under the Phuket Sandbox program are required to undergo quarantine for 7 days. Phuket Sandbox or Samui Plus travelers are required to stay at approved facilities for their respective programs. Additionally, RT-PCR tests will be administered at the beginning and at the end of the quarantine period. Further information can be found at https://thaiembdc.org/covid-19inthailand/

Test/medical certificate required

Proof of a negative RT-PCR test, taken within the previous 72 hours, must be provided on departure.

Testing on arrival

An RT-PCR test will be administered on arrival and an AKT self-test must be taken on the sixth or seventh day after arrival. If a positive result is received, travelers must follow the instructions of health officials.
Those traveling under the Phuket Sandbox program will get tested on arrival and on the sixth or seventh day after arrival.

Other medical measures

All passengers are subject to health screening on departure and on arrival, such as temperature checks and visual assessment. Further health testing may be required for those displaying symptoms of COVID-19.

Additional documents required

Travelers are required to register for Thailand Pass before travel. The Thailand Pass QR Code received will be required on departure and on arrival.
Certificates of Entry approved before November 1st remain valid for travel to Thailand. - Thailand Pass
For more details Royal Thai Embassy, Washington D.C.

Government measures

An emergency decree is in effect which restricts entry to high-risk areas and all public gatherings are prohibited. Guidelines and restrictions vary between regions and regulations can change at short notice. We recommend keeping up-to-date with official guidelines throughout your trip.

Use of masks

Face masks are required in public spaces, enclosed environments, and on public transportation.

Public transport

Public transportation is operating as usual, but operating times may vary. Further restrictions may be in place depending on the region.

Restaurants

Restaurants are open but customers may be required to undergo pre-entry health checks. Restaurants may be closed in high-risk areas.

Bars

Bars are open but customers may be required to undergo pre-entry health checks. Bars may be closed in high-risk areas.

Nightclubs

Nightclubs remain closed to limit the rate of transmission.

Shops

Shops are open with adapted safety measures in place, such as the use of hand sanitizer, pre-entry temperature checks, and social distancing. Customers may be required to provide their personal information for contact tracing purposes.

On return

Vaccinations and vaccinated travel

Travelers who present a valid certificate for full vaccination against COVID-19 issued in some countries are exempt from pre-departure testing, post-arrival testing on day 8, and quarantine requirements. The final dose must have been administered at least 14 days before departure.
Vaccinated travelers are still required to book a rapid lateral flow test or PCR test for day 2 after arrival and complete a passenger locator form. Travelers testing positive on the rapid lateral flow test will undergo PCR testing. Those who test positive on the PCR test will be required to self-isolate for 10 days.
Vaccination exemptions will only apply if the full dose and certificate were issued in the United Kingdom, Europe, United States, and other specific countries. A full list of authorized vaccines and issuing countries can be found at https://www.gov.uk/guidance/red-amber-and-green-list-rules-for-entering-england

Quarantine required

Travelers are required to self-quarantine for 10 days on arrival at their own residence or accommodation, or the full duration of the trip if staying less than 10 days.
If traveling to England, travelers may apply for the 'Test to Release' scheme to be tested on the fifth day after arrival and be relieved from self-isolation early, if the result is negative. Those with a positive result will be required to self-isolate for another 10 days.
Further details can be found at https://www.gov.uk/guidance/coronavirus-covid-19-test-to-release-for-international-travel

Test/medical certificate required

Proof of a negative nucleic acid test, such as a PCR, LAMP, or antigen test, taken within the previous 72 hours, must be provided on departure. This certificate must be in English, French, or Spanish.
Further information on tests such as the minimum standards accepted can be found at https://www.gov.uk/guidance/coronavirus-covid-19-testing-for-people-travelling-to-england#test-providers-and-type-of-test

Testing on arrival

Those traveling to England are required to purchase a 'COVID Testing Package' before departure, for 'Day 2 and day 8 tests'. These tests must be administered twice during isolation, on or before day 2 and on day 8.
Vaccinated travelers who meet the exemption criteria are only required to book a 'Day 2 test'.
Unvaccinated travelers staying for less than 10 days, and vaccinated travelers staying for less than 2 days, are still required to book the relevant testing package regardless of the duration of their stay. The tests only have to be taken if the travelers are still in England on the test dates.
Proof of purchase for this testing package must be provided on departure. This can be booked directly at https://quarantinehotelbookings.ctmportal.co.uk/ or a list of approved third-party test providers can be found at https://www.gov.uk/find-travel-test-provider

Travel restriction details for Thailand

๐Ÿšซ Destination Quarantine required
๐Ÿ›ฌ Return Quarantine required
๐Ÿ–๏ธ Some Visitors
๐Ÿฝ๏ธ Restaurants & bars Open with restrictions
๐Ÿ›๏ธ Open shopping
๐ŸšŒ Operational with restrictions transport
๐Ÿ“… events Partially Allowed

๐Ÿ”’ Lockdown Details for Thailand

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) would like to provide an update on the easing of COVID-19 restrictions in the 29 dark-red zone provinces, effective from Wednesday, 1 September, 2021, until further notice.
Resumption of businesses and services in dark-red zone provinces The following services and venues are allowed to resume operations.
-Restaurants and eateries, including those inside shopping malls or similar venues, are allowed to resume dine-in services up until 20.00 Hrs. without the sale and consumption of alcoholic beverages. Seating for dine-in customers shall be limited at 50% for air-conditioned restaurants and at 75% for the open-air ones. -Hair and beauty salons. -Health massage shops and health spa shops are allowed to reopen only for foot massage services. -Markets can open up until 20.00 Hrs. -Shopping malls, shopping centres, community malls, or similar establishments can resume normal operations until 20.00 Hrs., with limitations on the following venues and services:
-Aesthetic clinics, medical clinics for beauty services, and cosmetic clinics are allowed to accept customers with an advance appointment.
-Hair and beauty salons are allowed to accept customers with an advance appointment for a one-hour service per customer.
-Health massage shops and health spa shops are allowed to open only for foot massage services with an advance appointment.
-Tutorial schools, cinemas, water parks and amusement parks, swimming pools, fitness centres, and gaming centres, as well as banquet and meeting activities are to 
  remain closed.
-Public parks, sports fields, sports complexes, and outdoor swimming pools can open up until 20.00 Hrs. and organise competitions without audiences. -Educational institutions of all types.
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๐Ÿ›ก๏ธ Travel safety for Thailand

Reconsider your need to travel

Thailand continues to experience local transmission of COVID-19. Wear a mask, practice social distancing and follow government restrictions. Foreigners can only enter Thailand under exceptional circumstances (see 'Travel'). Protests have occurred in Bangkok and other areas of Thailand.ย Monitor local news and avoid public gatherings (see 'Safety'). There are limited flights out of Thailand. Follow the Australian Embassy social media accounts for regular updates on flight options for leaving Thailand (see 'Local contacts'). We now advise: Reconsider your need to travelย to Thailand overall due to the impacts of COVID-19.
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