The Ministry of Public Health has announced the rules and conditions for permitting the travelers who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to enter Thailand with eased COVID-19 travel restrictions with travellers who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 eligible for a shortened mandatory quarantine period.
Entry Thailand has been launched as an online platform to facilitate these vaccinated international visitors. The platform enables all arrangements, specifically for international visitors who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and are eligible for a shortened mandatory quarantine period per the Royal Thai Government’s announcement, which took effect from 1 April, 2021.
To respond more efficiently with the dynamics of COVID-19 situations, the requirements are:
1. Quarantined at the selected state quarantine facility for at least 7 (seven) days— for travelers who are fully vaccinated no less than 14 (fourteen) days prior to departure with the country’s government-issued documentation certifying that the persons have been fully vaccinated against Covid-19.
2. Information in the above government-issued documentation must include:
2.1 Personal identification information of the traveler, e.g. the vaccinated traveler’s First and last name, DoB, Nationality, and Passport number.
2.2 Vaccine information
1) Numbers of vaccination received as specified by the vaccine manufacturer.
2) Date of the vaccination in which the latest vaccination must be no less than 14 (fourteen) days before the traveling date.
3) Batch number of the vaccine.
4) The vaccine must be registered under the Thailand’s law, or certified by WHO or else, according to the Ministry of Public Health. A list of the certified vaccines and manufactures is shown below.
5) Quarantined for at least 10 (ten) days—for travelers who are not, or not fully vaccinated as specified by the vaccine manufacturer.
6) Quarantined for at least 14 (fourteen) days—for travelers who traveled from 4. countries or regions which have reported SARS-CoV-2 virus mutations and variants. It is to note that as of April 2021, the Ministry of Public Health listed the following 11 countries:
1) Republic of South Africa
2) Republic of Zimbabwe
3) Republic of Mozambique
4) Republic of Botswana
5) Republic of Zambia
6) Republic of Kenya
7) Republic of Rwanda
8) Republic of Cameroon
9) Democratic Republic of the Congo
10) Republic of Ghana
11) United Republic of Tanzania
Further details may be found at https://www.entrythailand.go.th/journey/1