Requirements for Non-Thai Nationals to Enter Thailand during the COVID-19 Situation

 

Category of non-Thai nationals permitted to enter Thailand

Required documents for pre-approved registration
(All documents must be in English or have a certified translation)

Required documents
for COE issuance

Exempted Persons

Please contact the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Thailand or Royal Thai Embassy

Diplomats and International Organizations Officers

1. Copy of passport

2. Copy of Thai visa If the applicant does not have a valid visa, the applicant must submit the following original documents directly to the Embassy to request the issuance of an appropriate visa (if required)

3. An official Note issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of that country or International Organization.

4. A letter from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of that country/ International Organization affirming that the Embassy/ International Organization responsible for healthcare or medical treatment expenses including COVID-19.

- Flight confirmation

- ASQ / OQ confirmation on arrival date or equivalent documents

Family of Thai Nationals

1. Copy of passport

2. Copy of valid Thai visa or re-entry permit (If visa/re-entry permit has already expired, please apply for a new one)

3. Copy of spouse’s / parent’s Thai passport or Thai Identification card.

4. Proof of relationship with Thai nationals, such as a copy of marriage certificate or birth certificate.

5. Medical insurance or letter from employer guaranteeing that the insurance company or employer will cover a minimum of 100,000 USD of medical costs incurred by the applicant in Thailand, including medical costs in the event that applicant contracts COVID-19 (The insurance must cover the total duration of stay in Thailand)

- Flight confirmation

- ASQ confirmation on arrival date

Certificate of Residence Holders

1. Copy of passport

2. Copy of valid Thai visa or re-entry permit (If visa/re-entry permit has already expired, please apply for a new one)

3. Copy of Certificate of Residence

4. Medical insurance or letter from employer guaranteeing that the insurance company or employer will cover a minimum of 100,000 USD of medical costs incurred by the applicant in Thailand, including medical costs in the event that applicant contracts COVID-19 (The insurance must cover the total duration of stay in Thailand)

- Flight confirmation

- ASQ confirmation on arrival date

Work Permit Holders

For work permit holder

1. Copy of passport

2. Copy of valid Thai visa or re-entry permit (If visa/re-entry permit has already expired, please apply for a new one)

3. Copy of a valid work permit or letter from relevant Thai authority confirming permission to work in Thailand (letter confirming approval of WP.3, approval letter from BOI, or approval letter from IEAT)

4. (if spouse or children will accompany a work permit holder)

4.1 Copy of passport of your spouses or children

4.2 Copy of official documents as proof of relationship, such as marriage certificate, or birth certificate.

5. Medical insurance or letter from employer guaranteeing that the insurance company or employer will cover a minimum of 100,000 USD of medical costs incurred by the applicant in Thailand, including medical costs in the event that applicant contracts COVID-19 (The insurance must cover the total duration of stay in Thailand)

 

For spouse or children of a work permit holder

1. Copy of passport

2. Copy of valid Thai visa or re-entry permit (If visa/re-entry permit has already expired, please apply for a new one) 3. Copy of passport of work permit holder

4. Copy of a valid work permit of work permit holder or letter from relevant Thai authority confirming permission to work in Thailand (letter confirming approval of WP.3, approval letter from BOI, or approval letter from IEAT)

5. Copy of official documents as proof of relationship, such as marriage certificate, or birth certificate.

6. Medical insurance or letter from employer guaranteeing that the insurance company or employer will cover a minimum of 100,000 USD of medical costs incurred by the applicant in Thailand, including medical costs in the event that applicant contracts COVID-19 (The insurance must cover the total duration of stay in Thailand)

- Flight confirmation

- ASQ confirmation on arrival date

Students

For student

1. Copy of passport

2. Copy of valid Thai visa or re-entry permit (If visa/re-entry permit has already expired, please apply for a new one)

3. Copy of letter confirming enrollment or admission

4. (If parents or guardians will accompany a student)

4.1 Copy of passport of your parents or guardians

4.2 Copy of official documents as proof of relationship, such as marriage certificate, or birth certificate

5. Medical insurance or letter from employer guaranteeing that the insurance company or employer will cover a minimum of 100,000 USD of medical costs incurred by the applicant in Thailand, including medical costs in the event that applicant contracts COVID-19 (The insurance must cover the total duration of stay in Thailand)

 

 

For parents or guardians of a student

1. Copy of passport

2. Copy of valid Thai visa or re-entry permit (If visa/re-entry permit has already expired, please apply for a new one)

3. Copy of passport of student

4. Copy of letter confirming the student’s status or admission of the student.

5. Copy of official document proving the relationship with the student as his/her parent or guardian, such as birth certificate.

6. Medical insurance or letter from employer guaranteeing that the insurance company or employer will cover a minimum of 100,000 USD of medical costs incurred by the applicant in Thailand, including medical costs in the event that applicant contracts COVID-19 (The insurance must cover the total duration of stay in Thailand)

- Flight confirmation

- ASQ confirmation on arrival date

Foreigners with Medical Appointment

(as of 26 April 2021, the entry to Thailand under this category is not allowed until further notice)

For patient

1. Copy of passport

2. Copy of valid Thai visa or re-entry permit (If visa/re-entry permit has already expired, please apply for a new one)

3. Financial statement showing that the applicant is able to take responsibility for all of the treatment expenses and any other expenses that may be incurred during the stay in Thailand

4. Copy of confirmation letter for Alternative Hospital Quarantine (DHSS/AHQ 1) with stamp of approval from Ministry of Public Health

4. Medical insurance or letter from employer guaranteeing that the insurance company or employer will cover a minimum of 100,000 USD of medical costs incurred by the applicant in Thailand, including medical costs in the event that applicant contracts COVID-19 (The insurance must cover the total duration of stay in Thailand)

**One patient is allowed a maximum of 3 accompanying persons who must be quarantined at the same hospital as the patient and the period of their stay in Thailand needs to be at least 14 days**

 

For an accompanying person

1. Copy of passport

2. Copy of valid Thai visa or re-entry permit (If visa/re-entry permit has already expired, please apply for a new one)

3. Copy of passport of patient

4. Patient’s copy of confirmation letter for Alternative Hospital Quarantine (DHSS/AHQ 1) with stamp of approval from Ministry of Public Health

5. Affidavit of Support with stamp of approval form Ministry of Public Health

6. Medical insurance or letter from employer guaranteeing that the insurance company or employer will cover a minimum of 100,000 USD of medical costs incurred by the applicant in Thailand, including medical costs in the event that applicant contracts COVID-19 (The insurance must cover the total duration of stay in Thailand)

- Flight confirmation

- AHQ confirmation

Foreigners under a Special Arrangement or have been granted permission by the Prime Minister

(1) Approved Thailand Elite Member[1]

(2) APEC Card Holder[2]

(3) Long Stay Visitor

- Non-Immigrant O-A Visa Holder[3]

- Non-Immigrant O-X Visa Holder[4]

(4) Medium-Term Visitor

- Tourist-TR Visa Holder (single entry)[5]

- Businessman and Investor (Non-Immigrant B Visa Holder)[6]

(5) Special Tourist Visa (Tourist-STV) Holder[7]

(6) Approved Film Crew Member

1. Copy of passport

2. Copy of valid Thai visa or re-entry permit (if required) (If visa/re-entry permit has already expired, please apply for a new one)

3. Medical insurance or letter from employer guaranteeing that the insurance company or employer will cover a minimum of 100,000 USD of medical costs incurred by the applicant in Thailand, including medical costs in the event that applicant contracts COVID-19 (The insurance must cover the total duration of stay in Thailand)

4. Additional required documents

4.1 Thailand Elite Member - Letter from Thailand Privilege Card Co., Ltd., or the Ministry of Tourism and Sports or relevant government agencies.

4.2 APEC Card Holder - APEC card

4.3 Long Stay Visitor - Certificate of Residence (if any)

4.4 Special Tourist Visa Holder - Receipt or the proof of payment for at least 14 days of staying in ASQ or AHQ

4.5 Film Crew Member - Copy of a permit letter issued by the Thailand Film Office, Department of Tourism, Ministry of Tourism and Sports of Thailand

- Flight confirmation

- ASQ confirmation on arrival date

 

[1] Thailand Elite Member should contact Thailand Privilege Card Co., Ltd to check eligibility to enter Thailand. Thai Embassy/Consulate-General will issued COE to a person whose named is in a list submitted by Thailand Privilege Card Co., Ltd., Ministry of Tourism and Sports or relevant government agencies.

[2] APEC Card holder must travel from a member economy where he/she holds citizenship (eligible member economies: Australia, China, Hong Kong, Japan, Malaysia, New Zealand, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan and Vietnam), and is permitted to stay in Thailand for 90 days.

[3] The applicant must be a foreigner age of 50 and over who have a permanent residence in a country in which the application is submitted. Holder of Non-Immigrant O-A visa is allowed to stay in Thailand for 1 year. Employment of any kind is strictly prohibited.

[4] The applicant must be an ordinary passport holder with a nationality of Japan, Australia, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, Canada, and the United States of America, with the age of 50 years old and over, including spouse and child (age under 20 years old). Holder of Non-Immigrant O-X visa is allowed to stay in Thailand for 5 years each time (total 10 years). Employment of any kind is strictly prohibited.

[5] Tourist Visa (TR) holder is permitted to stay in Thailand for 60 days and can apply for a 30-day extension.

[6] A non-Immigrant B visa holder is permitted to stay in Thailand for 90 days. Applicant must have an invitation letter from a Thai company with a registered capital not less than 2 million THB or evidence showing ownership of a condominium/ deposit in a Thai bank/ Thai government bond with face value not less than 3 million THB.

[7] Applicant for STV must reside in the country with a low-rate of confirmed COVID-19 cases as determined fortnightly and officially by Announcement of the Ministry of Public Health of Thailand. STV visa holder is allowed to stay in Thailand for 90 days and the STV can be extended 2 times, 90 days each.