COVID-19: Entry regulations to Thailand since 1(…)

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Considering the evolution of the health situation, the Thai government revised the conditions for entry into Thai territory at the suggestion of the health authorities.

Since July 1, 2022, the pre-departure obligation for non-Thai travelers, regardless of their country of origin, to register on the Thailand Pass website and bring a certificate of insurance has been lifted. during their stay in Thailand. These passengers entering Thailand by air and land should still submit the following new measures before departure:

1. Passengers with a full vaccination schedule:

- bring their valid passport;

- Bring vaccination certificates.

Regarding the vaccination certificate:

  • Travelers aged 18 and over must have a full vaccination schedule (done using one of the vaccines approved by the World Health Organization (WHO) or Thailand’s Ministry of Public Health (Sinovac, AstraZeneca, Pfizer, Moderna, Sinopharm, Johnson) & Johnson, Sputnik V, Nanovax , Medigen, Covaxin, Turkovac), at least 14 days before their departure to Thailand.
  • Unaccompanied travelers between the ages of 5 and 17 must receive at least one dose of vaccine approved by WHO or the Ministry of Public Health of Thailand at least 14 days before departure to Thailand. Travelers with a parent with a full vaccination schedule do not need to present a certificate of vaccination.

2. Unvaccinated passengers and passengers with an incomplete vaccination schedule:

- bring their valid passport;

- Bring your COVID-19 RT-PCR test or professional antigen test (ATK Professional Use) result 72 hours before travel. Those who do not get the result of the test performed within this period should follow the instructions of the health authorities at the scene and receive testing or medical treatment at their own expense.

The above-mentioned documents must be presented to the Thai health authorities and immigration authorities upon arrival.

For more details, please refer to the corresponding page of the Royal Thai Embassy website in France: http://www.thaiembassy.fr/fr/voyagecovid/ and the Thai Tourism Authority (TAT) website: https://www.tatnews. organ/

Given the changing context of the epidemic, we recommend that you keep yourself informed regularly as new provisions can intervene very quickly (links below).

We invite you to show the utmost care and absolute respect for wearing masks in public, to comply with barrier movements and social distance measures.

In addition, the following measures are in effect throughout Thailand:

- The Decree Law, which has been in effect since March 26, 2020, has been extended until July 31, 2022.

- From 23 June 2022, wearing a mask is optional, but recommended in areas where social distancing cannot be observed, where population is dense and with poor ventilation. It is also recommended to wear a mask for vulnerable persons, but is mandatory for people infected with COVID-19 and for contact cases.

- Note from 1 November 2021: According to a publication in the Royal Gazette of 1 November 2021, any meeting likely to spread COVID-19 could be sentenced to up to 2 years in prison and/or a maximum fine of THB 40,000. , unless authorized by the competent authorities. Exemptions relate to people traveling to and from quarantine areas for health reasons, activities related to medical care or public health, activities to support the population, regular meetings at places of residence or work, meetings related to physical exercise activities. Participation in designated places and events organized by authorities.

Since June 23, 2022, all provinces of Thailand have been classified as “surveillance zone” or “green zone”.

The following measures are in effect in the provinces within the “green zone”:

- Alcoholic beverages can be sold and consumed in restaurants in accordance with hygiene rules.

- Nightclubs, bars, karaoke rooms can be opened in accordance with health measures.

- Meetings can be held without limiting the number of people, but must allow for strict adherence to sanitary measures. For activities that bring together more than 2,000 people, those responsible for these activities should inform the relevant local health authorities about their organization.

For more information, please see:

– Daily Covid-19 status update (in Thai) from the COVID-19 Situation Management Center (CCSA) on the Thai government website: https://www.thaigov.go.th/news/contents/details /29299

– CCSA Facebook page (in Thai): https://www.facebook.com/informationcovid19

– Website of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Thailand (in Thai): https://www.moicovid.com

– Website of the Ministry of Public Health of Thailand: https://ddc.moph.go.th/viralpneumonia/eng/index.php

– Website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) of Thailand: https://www.mfa.go.th/en/index

– MFA Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/ThaiMFA/

– Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) Facebook page (in Thai): https://www.facebook.com/prbangkok/

– The website of the Thai government’s Department of Public Affairs (PRD): https://thailand.prd.go.th

– PRD Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/thailandprd

– Thailand National News Bureau (NNT) website: https://thainews.prd.go.th/en

– NNT Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/nbtworld/

– Thailand Tourism Authority (TAT) website: https://www.tatnews.org/

– TAT Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/tatnews.org/

– The website of the Thai Civil Aviation Authority (CAAT): https://www.caat.or.th/en

– travel advice page: https://www.diplomatie.gouv.fr/fr/conseils-aux-voyageurs/conseils-par-pays-destination/thailande/