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Entry requirements to Thailand

The Thai authorities have introduced requirements for customers arriving in the country.

Please note that travel restrictions are subject to change on a short notice. As a traveller you are always responsible for ensuring that you fulfill the requirements of your destination and possible transit country.


The following entry requirements apply: 

Thai nationals

  • You must hold a Certificate of Entry (COE) issued by a Royal Thai Embassy. 
  • You must hold a Fit to Fly Health Certificate issued in English at most 72 hours before departure from the first embarkation point. From 1 April 2021 a Fit to Fly Certificate is no longer required.
  • You must hold a confirmed hotel booking at an ASQ (Alternate State Quarantine) hotel for 11 nights at your own expense. – You can check a list of ASQ hotels from the local Royal Thai Embassy’s web page.

  • You must hold a completed T8 health declaration form. 

  • You must show proof of all of the above to the airline agent when boarding your flight to Thailand.

  • If you have received a complete dose of an approved coronavirus vaccination latest 14 days before travelling, you are required to have:

    • a vaccination certificate (you can check accepted vaccinations from the Royal Thai Embassy’s web site).

    • a Certificate of Entry (COE) issued by a Royal Thai Embassy.

    • a negative coronavirus RT-PCR test result in English issued earliest 72 hours before departure from the first embarkation point.

    • a confirmed hotel booking at an ASQ (Alternate State Quarantine) hotel only for 7 nights at your own expense. You can check a list of ASQ hotels from the local Royal Thai Embassy’s web page. 

Residents of Thailand  

  • You must hold a valid residence permit or  a valid re-entry stamp in your passport. 
  • You must hold a Certificate of Entry (COE) issued by the Royal Thai Embassy. 
  • You must hold a Fit to Fly Health Certificate issued in English at most 72 hours before departure from the first embarkation point. From 1 April 2021 a Fit to Fly Certificate is no longer required. 
  • You must hold a medical certificate with a negative coronavirus RT-PCR test result in English issued at most 72 hours before departure from the first embarkation point.
  • You must hold an insurance to cover medical expenses in Thailand, the insurance document must indicate that it covers treatment for the coronavirus (COVID-19) and the document must indicate that it has a minimum coverage of 100 000 USD (or 3 million Thai baht).
  • You must hold a confirmed hotel booking at an ASQ (Alternate State Quarantine) hotel for 11 nights at your own expense. You can check a list of ASQ hotels from the local Royal Thai Embassy’s web page. 

  • You must hold a completed T8 health declaration form. 

  • You must show proof of all of the above to the airline agent when boarding your flight to Thailand.

  • If you have received a complete dose of an approved coronavirus vaccination latest 14 days before travelling, you are required to have:

    • a vaccination certificate (you can check accepted vaccinations from the Royal Thai Embassy’s web site).

    • a Certificate of Entry (COE) issued by a Royal Thai Embassy.

    • a negative coronavirus RT-PCR test result in English issued earliest 72 hours before departure from the first embarkation point.

    • a confirmed hotel booking at an ASQ (Alternate State Quarantine) hotel only for 7 nights at your own expense. You can check a list of ASQ hotels from the local Royal Thai Embassy’s web page. 

Visa-waiver nationals

Visa-free entry is now permitted if you are a national of one of the following countries and you travel on a normal passport: Andorra, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bahrain, Brazil, Brunei, Canada, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, Indonesia, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Kuwait, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Maldives, Mauritius, Monaco, The Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Oman, Peru, The Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, San Marino, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, South Africa, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, Ukraine, UAE, UK, USA and Vietnam: 

  • You must hold a Certificate of Entry (COE) issued by a Royal Thai Embassy 
  • You must hold a Fit to Fly Health Certificate issued in English earliest 72 hours before departure from the first embarkation point. From 1 April 2021 a Fit to Fly Certificate is no longer required.
  • You must hold a medical certificate of a negative coronavirus RT-PCR test result in English issued earliest 72 hours before departure from the first embarkation point.   
  • You must hold an insurance to cover medical expenses in Thailand, the insurance document must indicate that it covers treatment for the coronavirus (COVID-19), it must be valid throughout your intended stay and the document must indicate that it has a minimum coverage of 100 000 USD (or 3 million Thai baht).  
  • You must hold a confirmed hotel booking at an ASQ (Alternate State Quarantine) for 11 nights at your own expense. You can check a list of ASQ hotels from the local Royal Thai Embassy’s web page.  
  • You must hold a completed T8 health declaration form. 
  • You must show proof of all of the above to the airline agent when boarding your flight to Thailand.
  • If you have received a complete dose of an approved coronavirus vaccination latest 14 days before travelling, you are required to have:

    • a vaccination certificate (you can check accepted vaccinations from the Royal Thai Embassy’s web site).

    • a Certificate of Entry (COE) issued by a Royal Thai Embassy.

    • a negative coronavirus RT-PCR test result in English issued earliest 72 hours before departure from the first embarkation point.

    • a confirmed hotel booking at an ASQ (Alternate State Quarantine) hotel only for 7 nights at your own expense. You can check a list of ASQ hotels from the local Royal Thai Embassy’s web page.

Travellers with a visa issued by Thailand  

  • Your visa must be valid. 
  • You must hold a Certificate of Entry (COE) issued by a Royal Thai Embassy. 
  • You must hold a Fit to Fly Health Certificate issued in English earliest 72 hours before departure from the first embarkation point. From 1April 2021 a Fit to Fly Certificate is no longer required.
  • You must hold a medical certificate of a negative coronavirus RT-PCR test result in English issued earliest 72 hours before departure from the first embarkation point.   
  • You must hold an insurance to cover medical expenses in Thailand, the insurance document must indicate that it covers treatment for the coronavirus, it must be valid throughout your intended stay and the document must indicate that it has a minimum coverage of 100 000 USD (or 3 million Thai baht).  
  • You must hold a confirmed hotel booking at an ASQ (Alternate State Quarantine) hotel for 11 nights at your own expense. You can check a list of ASQ hotels from the local Royal Thai Embassy’s web page. 
  • You must hold a completed T8 health declaration form. 
  • You must show proof of all of the above to the airline agent when boarding your flight to Thailand.
  • If you have received a complete dose of an approved coronavirus vaccination latest 14 days before travelling, you are required to have:

    • a vaccination certificate (you can check accepted vaccinations from the Royal Thai Embassy’s web site).

    • a Certificate of Entry (COE) issued by a Royal Thai Embassy.

    • a negative coronavirus RT-PCR test result in English issued earliest 72 hours before departure from the first embarkation point.

    • a confirmed hotel booking at an ASQ (Alternate State Quarantine) hotel only for 7 nights at your own expense. You can check a list of ASQ hotels from the local Royal Thai Embassy’s web page.

Other requirements for arriving in the country

  • You are required to have all required documents in A4 paper format. If you travel with children, your children must have their own separate documents. They cannot be included in their parents’ documents (COE, medical health insurance document and negative corona virus test certificate).
  • You must complete a T8 health declaration form before arriving in Thailand and carry with you a print-out of the completed form. The form is available on the Royal Thai embassy web site.
  • You can apply for a Certificate of Entry  online here.
  • International-to-international connections are currently not allowed when arriving to Bangkok on a Finnair flight. Domestic connections are not allowed as the quarantine must be served at the first point of entry.
  • There are no visa on arrival facilities available upon arrival in Thailand, all visa-nationals must obtain visas from the Royal Thai embassies before travel. 

Health and safety measures during boarding and after flight

  • We will scan the temperature of all customers at the departure gate in Helsinki. It is good to know that we will deny boarding for customers not fulfilling the health requirements set by the Thai authorities and those showing symptoms of coronavirus. 
  • The length of the quarantine is 10 days, but you need to book ASQ hotel for 11 days in order to complete full 10 days.
    • If you have visited in last 14 days at South Africa, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Botswana, Zambia, Kenya, Rwanda, Cameroon, DR Congo, Ghana or Tanzania, you are required to book an ASQ (Alternate State Quarantine) hotel for 15 nights at your own expense. You can check a list of ASQ hotels from the local Royal Thai Embassy’s web page.

Further information

You can find the latest entry restrictions via the destination country's government website or from the applicable Embassy or Consulate. See the contact details for the Royal Thai Embassy in Helsinki here

Check your options here, if your travel plans change due to the travel restrictions.

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