Schemes for entering Thailand

o Once granted a Visa or if travellers already hold a valid Thai visa or qualify for Tourist Visa Exemption Scheme travellers must register your entry to Thailand at Thailand Pass Website at https://tp.consular.go.th . The applicants are requested to register for Thailand Pass at least 7- 15 business days before their departure.

 

** Please note that the COE application is available until 31 October 2021.

o Upon entry into Thailand, all travellers departing from Australia are required to undergo 1,7 or 10 days Alternative Quarantine (AQ), or SHA+ (more information can be found on http://hsscovid.com/ or https://www.thailandsha.com/ ). Registration at requires a proof of reservation for an AQ or SHA+ for a minimum period of 1,7 or 10 days, depending on the vaccination status of the traveller.

Suggestion for hotel reservation

AQ hotel can be reserved through:

  1. Directly with the hotel. (The list of the hotel can be found through https://bit.ly/3556nel)
  2. https://asqthailand.com/
  3. https://asq.locanation.com/
  4. https://asq.ascendtravel.com/
  5. https://www.agoda.com/quarantineth

SHA+ hotel can be reserved through:

  1. Directly with the hotel. (The list of the hotel can be found through https://web.thailandsha.com/shalists?type=2 )

 

Suggestion for purchasing RT-PCR test
RT-PCR test in Phuket can be purchased through https://www.thailandpsas.com/
RT-PCR test in Bangkok and other destination should be included in the hotel package.

Suggestion for hotel transport

The purchased hotel package should included airport-hotel transfer.

o From 1st November 2021, Thailand will reduce the quarantine period as follows:

The list of approved/recognised vaccines include:

(1) 2 doses of CoronaVac (Sinovac Biotech Ltd.)

(2) 2 doses of AstraZeneca or Covishield (AstraZeneca & University of Oxford / SK Bioscience (Korea) / Siam Bioscience / Serum Institute of India (SII))

(3) 2 doses of Pfizer – BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine or Comimaty (Pfizer Inc, &BioNTech)

(4) A dose of Janssen or Janssen/Ad26.COV2.5 (Johnson & Johnson Service, Inc.)

(5) 2 doses of Moderna (Moderna Inc.)

(6) 2 doses of Sinopharm vaccine or Covilo (Sinopharm Co., Ltd.)

(7) 2 doses of Sputnik V(Gamaleya Research Institute of Epidemiology and Microbiology) * only recognised for international travel*

(8) 2 does Covaxin (Bharat Biotech International Limited :BBIL)
Any combination of the above-mentioned vaccines is acceptable.

o For information about COVID-19 insurance, please visit https://covid19.tgia.org/

Entry Requirements to Test and Go Scheme for travellers from eligible countries/territories

* For the fully vaccinated travellers from Australia,
please read the details on Test and Go Scheme (1-day quarantine) from the infographic below. *

List of Countries/Territories eligible for Test and Go Scheme (1-day quarantine)

Entry Requirements to Sandbox Areas in Thailand

 

* For the fully vaccinated travellers from Fiji, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Vanuatu and Kiribati, please read the details on 7-day Sandbox Scheme from the infographic below. *

Requirements to enter Alternative Quarantine (AQ) for the partially or non-vaccinated travellers

* For the partially or non- vaccinated travellers from Fiji, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Vanuatu and Kiribati, please read the details on 10-day Quarantine Scheme from the infographic below. *

Steps Required to Enter Thailand

 

STEP 1 – STUDY THE CATEGORY OF ELIGIBLE PERSON TO ENTER THAILAND:

 

The applicants must check visa conditions and eligibilities on our website at https://canberra.thaiembassy.org/type-of-visa/

– Please apply for visa at “Royal Thai Embassy, Canberra” if you reside in Australia (VIC, QLD, WA, SA, TAS, NT and ACT), Papua New Guinea, Fiji, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Vanuatu and Kiribati
– Please apply for visa at “Royal Thai Consulate, Sydney” if you reside in New South Wales (NSW)

 

Some applicants may opt to enter Thailand without a visa under the Visa Exemption program. Nationalities under the Visa Exemption Program are allowed to enter Thailand without a visa by the Thai Embassy or Consulate-General.

STEP 2 – APPLY FOR VISA:

 

Each applicant must submit a complete application form together with the required documents* to the Royal Thai Embassy, Canberra by post or in person. The visa processing time will take 10 business days.

* Please make sure that the application has been submitted 3 to 4 weeks before travelling and a separate application is needed for each person (regardless of age) *

 

STEP 3 – APPLY FOR THAILAND PASS (FROM 1 NOVEMBER 2021 ONWARDS)

 

Please register your entry to Thailand at Thailand Pass, which will be available from 1 November 2021 at https://tp.consular.go.th . The applicants are requested to register for Thailand Pass at least 7- 15 business days before their departure.