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 Pass: How to register for entering Thailand from May 2022

Thailand Pass System is a new simpler online system that replaced Certificate of Entry (COE) application process for entering Thailand. Here you will find information how to register for Thailand Pass and the process of getting Thailand Pass approval for traveling to Thailand from May 2022.

Thailand has launched the new Thailand Pass Registration System to facilitate tourists to pre-register entry to Thailand. From 1 May 2022, travelers entering Thailand by air will be subject to new entry measures. We have also updated the guide on how to register for Thailand Pass according to new entry measures which depending on their vaccination status.

Here’s the step-by-step guide on how to enter Thailand with Thailand pass from May 2022.

Step 1: Choose type of travel into the country

Thailand Pass Registration

To start making registration, you just choose the type of travel into the country -

  • Air Travel or
  • Land Travel

Step 2: Choose Thai Nationals or Non-Thai Nationals

Thailand Pass Registration

The next step, you just choose from “Thai Nationals" or "Non-Thai Nationals” to access the next page. The required documents are a little bit different between Thai citizen or a foreign citizen.

Step 3: Choose Thailand Entry Schemes 

Thailand Pass Registration

The next step on Thailand Pass Registration System is choosing your travel plan as there are 2 different options for international tourists entering Thailand from 1 May 2022 as follows:

No Quarantine - for vaccinated travelers and unvaccinated travelers with a negative RT-PCR test result issued within 72 hours before traveling 

Quarantine - for unvaccinated travelers without a negative RT-PCR test result issued within 72 hours before traveling 


Required documents for Thailand Pass registration

Document requirements vary depending on the scheme which you are planning to use for entering Thailand. Details are as follows:

No Quarantine (Exemption from Quarantine) 

  • A valid passport 
  • Thai Visa (If required)
  • Vaccination Certificate
  • Insurance which expressly covers treatment and medical expenses in relation to COVID-19, with minimum coverage of 10,000 USD. The insurance must cover the total duration of stay in Thailand. 
    • Expats living and working in Thailand under a valid visa or residential permit are required to provide proof of insurance coverage in Thailand or valid social security card or certifying letter from their employer
    • Thai nationals, entitled to government health coverage, are not required to obtain an insurance policy
  • For unvaccinated / not fully vaccinated persons COVID-19 RT-PCR test result issued no more than 72 hours before departure

Quarantine 

  • A valid passport
  • Thai Visa (If required) 
  • AQ Hotel Reservation confirmation (fully paid or at least 15,000 THB / 500 USD deposit) including the fee for RT-PCR test for 5-day quarantine and airport transfer
  • Insurance which expressly covers treatment and medical expenses in relation to COVID-19, with minimum coverage of 10,000 USD. The insurance must cover the total duration of stay in Thailand. 
    • Expats living and working in Thailand under a valid visa or residential permit are required to provide proof of insurance coverage in Thailand or valid social security card or certifying letter from their employer
    • Thai nationals, entitled to government health coverage, are not required to obtain an insurance policy

Step 4: Acknowledge and accept compliance with disease prevention measures

At this step, you need to click acknowledge and accept that that you have understood all that compliance with disease prevention measures of the Government of Thailand

Thailand Pass Registration

Step 5: Verify your Purpose of Arrival

The next step is to verify your Purpose of Arrival page and press “register”.  This takes you to your information page.

Thailand Pass Registration

Information needed to be filled:

  • Purpose of Arrival
    • Travel
    • Business
    • Education
    • Healthcare
    • Returning to Thailand
    • Other
  • Departure from country / area
  • First Arrival Port in Thailand (City)
  • Flight Number (Arrival Thailand)
  • Date of Arrival (mm/dd/yyyy)
  • Estimate Date of Departure from Thailand

Step 6: Register on Thailand Pass website

1. Personal Information Page

Thailand Pass Registration

Personal Information to be provided

  • Name
  • Nationality
  • Date of birth
  • E-mail (Please avoid registering with a Hotmail or Outlook email address. Otherwise email responses from Thailand Pass could be delayed.)
  • Occupation
  • Passport details

Information of dependent children (under 18 years old)

In case you are a guardian, you can register on behalf of a dependent person  (under 18 years old). Information of dependent children including name, nationality, date of birth, and passport details need to be provided.

2. Vaccination Page

Vaccinated Passengers travelling to Thailand without quarantine have to be vaccinated with the vaccines approved by Thailand or by the World Health Organization (WHO) or other vaccines as allowed by the Ministry of Public Health of Thailand, no less than 14 days prior to their travels.

Thailand Pass Registration

You need to upload the certificate of both your 1st and 2nd dose of vaccination (only the 1st dose is required in case of Janssen vaccine). The certificate of vaccination should include your personal information for identification such as your full name, date of birth, nationality, passport number and vaccination details.

Vaccination Certificate with QR Code

If your vaccination certificate has QR code, you can attach a QR Code that will make the verification of vaccine information more convenient and considering of your application faster. The QR code should be captured or cropped, only the QR code is not blurred. No text and shadow over the QR code.

Unvaccinated Passengers travelling to Thailand without quarantine can choose the "RT-PCR" and attach the COVID-19 RT-PCR test result issued within 72 hours before traveling

Those previously infected must have received 1 dose of an approved vaccine at least 14 days before travelling to be considered as fully vaccinated.

3. Accommodation & Contact Page

Booking Accommodation Info

Travelers entering Thailand from 1 May 2022 under the no quarantine scheme do not have to provide proof of certified hotel reservation on Thailand Pass. However, you are required to provide an address in Thailand where you will be staying. 

Thailand Pass Registration

Contact & Accommodation Information needs to be provided:

Booking Accommodation Info

Address in Thailand: for a stay at your own house or apartment 

If you will be staying at your own house or apartment you can choose to fill information in this section

  • Province
  • Address 

Agoda: for a stay at hotel

  • Province
  • Booking ID
  • Duration of Stay (Check-in date)

You can book your hotel in Thailand here ⬇️

Thailand Pass Registration

Permanent Address outside Thailand

  • Overseas address
  • Overseas mobile number

Emergency contact details

  • Name
  • Mobile number

4. Medical Insurance and additional document Page

Thailand Pass Registration

Travelers must read the Terms and Conditions of Insurance carefully as well as check the small fine print of any insurance policy before purchasing. A copy of the insurance policy in English covering healthcare and treatment expenses (with or without COVID-19) per applicant for the whole duration of your stay in Thailand with coverage much clearly identify as being no less than 10,000 USD before purchasing.

Unless you are entitled to Thai national healthcare coverage (Thais and mostly eligible foreign expatriates), please make certain that your insurance policy covers *the costs of your isolation, quarantine, testing, and treatment if you become a high-risk contact or infected with the virus while in Thailand. Otherwise, the incurring medical and room expenses associated with being infected with COVID-19, including in-patient hospitalisation and isolation must be borne by yourself.

Insurance information needs to be provided:

Medical insurance

  • Insurance Policy Number
  • Minimum medical coverage of 10,000 USD (Yes/No)
  • The insurance period covers the total duration of stay in Thailand (Yes/No)
  • Effective Date
  • Medical insurance documents (Upload)

Note! Get the special offer for 10,000 USD Insurance for Thailand Pass.


Other visited countries within 14 days before arrival

  • Name of Country

Additional documents (if any)

You can attach additional documents for consideration such as Surname Change Registration Certificate, Medical Certificate or other documents in PDF format, not more than 3 files

Step 7: Review your information provided

It is recommended to review the personal information for accuracy. If any information is inaccurate, click Back to the previous page to make edits before moving forward. If everything is fine, you just need to click the button “Submit”.

Thailand Pass Registration

How long does it take to get approved?

After filling your details and uploading the required documents you need to wait for the pre-approval of your Vaccination certificate. Good news that from 29 April 2022, Thailand Pass consideration will take no more than 48 hours (2 days). Applicants with vaccine certificates from 30 countries / territories that share their PKI QR Code information with Thailand can expect their applications to be automatically approved. Once approved, you will get the Thailand Pass QR Code. You will be required to present this QR Code to airlines at the check-in counter and to immigration officers for entering Thailand.


Important! The “Thailand Pass” will be approved by the central authorities in Thailand and NOT the Royal Thailand Embassy. Therefore, please allow sufficient time for approval after registering for the “Thailand Pass”. 


Entering Thailand

Not only Thailand Pass QR Code is needed when entering Thailand. You will need to pass through body temperature screening. After that, you should prepare and show these mandatory documents:

  • QR Code from Thailand Pass
  • Vaccination Certificate
  • COVID-19 Health Insurance with minimum coverage of 10,000 USD
  • RT-PCR test result within 72 hours (if you are not vaccinated)

If your documents are approved, you can proceed through immigration screening, baggage claims and customs clearance then go to the meeting point and take transportation to your hotel.


 

Thailand Pass Timeline / Update

Update 1 May 2022

From 1 May 2022, travelers entering Thailand by air will be subject to new entry measures. Registration for Thailand Pass under the new entry measures will be opened from 29 April 2022 onwards (00.01 hrs Thailand time).

  • For the fully vaccinated travelers: Register for Thailand Pass by submitting the required documents such as Passport copy, Vaccination Certificate and Medical Insurance. 
  • For the unvaccinated travelers
    • Option 1: Exemption from quarantine for travelers with negative RT-PCR test result issued within 72 hours before travelling. Travelers need to upload RT-PCR test result while applying Thailand Pass.
    • Option 2: Those travelers who cannot do RT-PCR test within 72 hours before travelling or who wish to be quarantined must apply Thailand Pass by submitting Passport Copy, Alternative Quarantine hotel confirmation for 5 days and insurance with minimum coverage of USD 10,000.

Update 1 February 2022

Registration for Test and Go scheme will commence from 1 February 2022 at 9am (Thailand time) onwards. Fully vaccinated passengers travelling from ALL countries/territories are eligible to apply under the Test and Go scheme.

Update 10 January 2022

Travellers departing from African countries can now register in the Thailand Pass to enter Thailand under the Sandbox scheme from 11 January 2022. The quarantine period under the Alternative Quarantine scheme will be reduced from 14 days to 7 days for vaccinated persons and 10 days for unvaccinated ones.

Please be advised that travellers who have been previously approved to enter Thailand under AQ scheme but wish to change to another scheme must re-register on Thailand Pass.

UPDATE 7 Jan 2022: 

Thailand Pass is closed for all new Test and Go applications until further notice but applications are still accepted for Alternative Quarantine and Phuket Sandbox programs. Starting from 11 January 2022, new Samui SandboxPhang Nga Sandbox and Krabi Sandbox applications will be accepted again.
 
New measures apply for all applicants on Thailand Pass, as follows; 
  • Applicants who have received their Thailand Pass QR Code can enter Thailand under the scheme they have registered.
  • New applicants are not able to register for Test and Go and Sandbox measures (except Phuket Sandbox). Thailand Pass accepts new applicants seeking to enter Thailand under Alternative Quarantine (AQ) or Phuket Sandbox only. From 11 January 2022, new Samui Sandbox, Phang Nga Sandbox and Krabi Sandbox applications will also be accepted.
  • Passengers who will arrive in Thailand under Test and Go and Sandbox Programme with a previously approved Thailand Pass must undergo their 2nd COVID-19 test using the RT-PCR technique (not ATK self-test) at government-designated facilities (no additional cost). 

Update 23 December 2021

Effective immediately, new registration for the Sandbox Programme must submit a certificate / receipt confirming payment for two RT-PCR tests (Day 0/1 and Day 5/6).

Update 22 December 2021

Due to the current Covid-19 situation, the registration for Thailand Pass has been revised as follows:

  • Test & Go scheme will be temporarily suspended from 22 December 2020 at 00.00 hrs (Thailand time)
  • For the Sandbox programme, only the following Sandbox areas will be open for registration: Phuket, Krabi, Phan-nga and Surat Thani (Koh Samui, Koh Tao, Koh Pha-ngan).
  • For applicants who have already been approved under the Test & Go or Sandbox programme, the QR Code remains valid for travel into Thailand.
  • For applicants who have registered but have not received the QR Code, your application is in the approval process and will be notified of the result accordingly.
  • Effective immediately, all travelers entering Thailand through Test & Go or Sandbox scheme must undergo a second RT-PCR lab test at a government designated venue.
  • All travelers entering Thailand must register under the Alternative Quarantine (AQ) scheme (except those entering Phuket, Krabi, Phan-nga and Surat Thani (Koh Samui, Koh Tao, Koh Pha-ngan) may register through Sandbox or Alternative Quarantine).

Further Updates on Thailand Reopening

Keep in mind that during COVID-19 pandemics the rules and regulations are often changed, so we would recommend contacting your local Thai embassy before making any plans or reservations.

In the meantime, follow our Facebook page for the newest updates on traveling to Thailand.