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Procedure for Entering Thailand for Those Travelling from Countries with Ongoing Local Transmission
1. Before check-in at the airport of origin, travellers must present the following documents to the airlines:
1.1 Non-Thai citizens
• Health certification describing "No laboratory evidence of COVID-19 infection in the previous 72 hours and no signs of illness in the 14 days prior to the departure date"
• Health insurance (in an amount of at least 100,000 USD) that should cover all expenditures of medical treatment while traveling to Thailand. The travelers need to purchase health insurance before traveling.
1.2 Thai citizens
• Health certification confirming that the passengers are fit to fly
• Letter issued by the Royal Thai Embassy, Thai Consular Office or the Ministry of Foreign Affairs certifying that the passengers are Thai nationals returning to Thailand.
2. Upon arriving in Thailand, travellers must fill in the health form (T.8 form) accurately and truthfully.
3. Travellers are required to download the “AOT Airport of Thailand” mobile application (by scanning the QR Code) to record their information and monitor their health signs and symptoms until completing the duration of monitoring.
4. Travellers with fever and at least one of the following symptoms: cough, runny nose, sore throat, and difficulty breathing, must notify the disease control officers at the quarantine for control of communicable diseases office immediately upon arrival in Thailand.
5. All travellers will pass a fever screening through a thermal scan. Travellers who meet the criteria of surveillance will be referred to a designated hospital.
6. All travelers who pass the initial fever screening are requested to implement control for observation (or self-monitoring) for 14 days at their registered residences and comply with the recommendations.
• If you are foreigners, you will be requested to implement self-monitoring at the registered hotels, condominium, or dormitories, in which a Proof-of-Address document in Thailand for at last 14 days can be provided to the disease control officers at the quarantine for control of communicable diseases office.
• If you are Thais, you will be requested to implement self-monitoring at your residence or designated areas (as determined by Thai government), in which a Proof-of-Address document in Thailand can be provided to the officers.
• All travellers must record his/her presence with the disease control officers in the required channel of communication
• If you exhibit any clinical symptoms, you must report to the disease control officers within three hours.
• Should you need to leave your registered place of stay under the self-monitoring, you are required to contact the disease control officers for permission. Permission to leave will be granted when deemed necessary in the required channel of communication.
More information can be found on Department of Disease Control's Website
Royal Thai Embassy, Bern
23 March 2020