Update 20 June 2022! Thailand entry rules will be updated from 1 July 2022. The requirement of Thailand Pass application and having COVID Insurance for 10,000 USD will be removed for travelers arriving in Thailand from 1 July 2022!


 

Thailand Entry Rules for Children from 16 December 2021

Since 1st November 2021, Thai authorities allow foreign tourists to visit Thailand under the Test & Go (Exemption from Quarantine), Sandbox and Alternative Quarantine programs. These Thailand entry measures were more relaxed for children entering the country from 16 December 2021.

Update of Entry Rules for Children from 16 December 2021

Guidelines are being adjusted for travelers under the age of 18 who wish to enter Thailand from December 16, 2021 as follows:

1. Test & Go Scheme

Test & Go for travelers from eligible countries

Travelers aged below 6

  • Vaccination not required
  • Not required to present a RT-PCR test result upon arrival
  • Must travel with parents or legal guardian
  • Once in Thailand, undergo COVID-19 test using saliva testing technique

Travelers aged 6-11

  • Vaccination not required
  • Present a RT-PCR test result (issued within 72 hours before departure) upon arrival (not required from 1 April 2022)
  • Must travel with parents or legal guardian

Travelers aged 12-17

  • Able to travel alone if vaccinated with 1 dose of vaccine no less than 14 days before travelling
  • If unvaccinated, must travel with parents
  • Present a RT-PCR test result (issued within 72 hours before departure) upon arrival (not required from 1 April 2022)

Travelers aged 18 or over

  • Fully vaccinated no less than 14 days before travelling
  • Present a RT-PCR test result (issued within 72 hours before departure) upon arrival (not required from 1 April 2022)

2. Sandbox Scheme

Living in The Blue Zone Sandbox for travelers from all other countries

Travelers aged below 6

  • Vaccination not required
  • Not required to present a RT-PCR test result upon arrival
  • Must travel with parents or legal guardian
  • Once in Thailand, undergo COVID-19 test using saliva testing technique

Travelers aged 6-11

  • Vaccination not required
  • Present a RT-PCR test result (issued within 72 hours before departure) upon arrival (not required from 1 April 2022)
  • Must travel with parents or legal guardian

Travelers aged 12-17

  • Able to travel alone if vaccinated with 1 dose of vaccine no less than 14 days before travelling
  • If unvaccinated, must travel with parents
  • Present a RT-PCR test result (issued within 72 hours before departure) upon arrival (not required from 1 April 2022)

Travelers aged 18 or over

  • Fully vaccinated no less than 14 days before travelling
  • Present a RT-PCR test result (issued within 72 hours before departure) upon arrival (not required from 1 April 2022)

3. Alternative Quarantine Scheme

Parents who have not received vaccines or who have not been fully vaccinated must be quarantined in Alternative Quarantine (AQ) hotels or facilities, approved by the Thai government. 

Children under 6 years old will be allowed to enter Thailand under the same scheme as their parents.

Thailand to Ease Entry Rules from 16 December 2021

Regulations for people who have been infected with COVID-19

Regulations for travelers who have previously been infected with COVID-19 and willing to enter Thailand under the Exemption from Quarantine scheme and Sandbox scheme are as follows:

1) Travelers who had been infected with COVID-19 within 3 months before entering Thailand are able to use the COVID-19 recovery form or a medical certificate certifying that the patient has already recovered from COVID-19 or no symptoms. In this category, presenting the RT-PCR test result is unnecessary.

2) Travelers who had been infected with COVID-19 for more than 3 months before entering Thailand must receive at least one dose of vaccination at any time after being infected with COVID-19.

3) Travelers who were fully vaccinated prior to COVID-19 infection are considered as fully vaccinated.

Required documents for entering Thailand

Insurance

Foreigners need to provide a health insurance with a minimum treatment coverage of 20,000 USD or equivalent in any other currencies for the whole period of stay in Thailand (Requirement for Non-Thai passport holders only).

Thailand Pass

All travelers need to register for the Thailand Pass online and obtain the Thailand Pass QR code for entering Thailand. It is recommended to register for the Thailand Pass at least 7 working days in advance for the concerned authorities in Thailand to consider and approve the Thailand Pass.

Covid-19 test before departure

Most traveler must provide medical certificate with a laboratory result indicating that COVID-19 is not detected by the test using RT-PCR method, which has been certified or issued no more than 72 hours before departure to the officers at the airport (not required from 1 April 2022).