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  • MasksRequired
  • COVID TestPCR required to enter
  • RestaurantsOpen
  • Quarantine7-14 days in a government facility
  • Public TransportationOperating
Updated: August 3, 2021
Reviewed: October 26, 2021
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Thailand's borders have opened for tourist under certain conditions, and domestic restrictions are continuously being lifted.

Can I travel to Thailand?

  • Thailand has re-opened its borders, however most arrivals must apply for a visa first. This can be done on the Thai government website.
  • All arrivals must fill in a Certificate of Entry before arrival.
  • It is possible to stay as tourists at Phuket, Krabi, Phang Nga, or Surat Thani according to their visa.
  • Arrivals from India, Bangladesh, Nepal and Pakistan are banned.

Do I need to go into quarantine when arriving to Thailand?

  • All arrivals to Thailand will be required to enter 14 days quarantine in a government facility, at their own expense. This does not apply to diplomats.
  • Arrivals may apply to stay at an Alternative Quarantine Facility.
  • Fully vaccinated arrivals are be required to undergo 7 days of quarantine upon arrival, they will have to show vaccination proof, and will be required to return two negative COVID-19 tests.

Are COVID-19 tests required to travel to Thailand?

  • Anyone arriving to Thailand will be required to present a negative PCR test, no more than 72 hours old.
  • Anyone arriving to Thailand, other than diplomats, will be required to have medical insurance covering COVID-19 treatment.

Is public transportation open in Thailand?

  • Public transportation in Thailand is operating.
  • High-risk areas are under lockdown, and travel to and from these areas is banned, unless for necessary reasons.

Are the restaurants and bars open in Thailand?

Restaurants in Thailand are open under social distancing and hygiene restrictions. Bars are closed.

In high-risk areas, restaurants are open for takeout only.

Are businesses and attractions open in Thailand?

  • Non-essential businesses and attractions in Thailand are open, under social distancing and capacity limitations.
  • In high-risk areas, non-essential businesses and attractions are closed.
  • A nightly curfew is in place in high-risk areas from 22:00 to 4:00.

Do I need to wear a face mask in Thailand?

Wearing face masks is required in public places.


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