Recent changes to the Test & Go Scheme are applicable from 1st May 2022.

Who will be affected?

Foreigners who are entering Thailand.

Background

The Centre for COVID-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) decided to scrap the requirement for RT-PCR testing of overseas arrivals, and the “Test and Go” scheme for fully vaccinated travelers as the country prepares for more easing of restrictions in line with the COVID-19 situation.

Impact

From 1st May 2022, travelers enter Thailand by air. The Thailand Pass will be subject to new entry measures, as follows:

  • The minimum travel insurance coverage for medical treatments in Thailand will be reduced from US$20,000 to $10,000.
  • COVID-19 test, both prior to and after arriving in Thailand, is no longer required

 

Applicants can use their approved Thailand Pass QR Code to enter Thailand on a different date of arrival if the new date of arrival is within 7 days before or after the original date of arrival as indicated on the QR Code (no need to re-apply or modify your application).

Please note that applicants are required to show proof of revised hotel accommodation that corresponds to the new travel dates, and non-Thais are also required to show proof of insurance for medical treatments in Thailand for the entire duration of their revised travel itinerary. Failure to produce these documents may result in denied boarding. Further note that each Thailand Pass QR Code can be used only once.

Implementation date

1st May 2022

Santa Fe recommendations

As COVID-19 continues to disrupt global travels, we encourage all travelers to continue to practice hygiene and safety measures.

If you have questions about Thailand immigration, or how to enter Thailand during COVID-19, please reach out to your local Santa Fe Consultant, and we will be able to advise you further.

For more information or assistance, you can also contact:

Benjawan Kruajan
Immigration Manager – Thailand
Santa Fe Relocation
Bangkok, Thailand
D: +66 65 504 8899
M: +66 98 267 6975
E: benjawan.kruajan@santaferelo.com

Robert Day
Group Head of Immigration Operations

Santa Fe Relocation
London, UK
D: +44 7990 021125
E: Robert.Day@santaferelo.com

To read more immigration updates, click here

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