• Entering Thailand (10/28/2020)

    As of 10/28/2020, entry into Thailand by non-Thai nationals is still strictly limited. Spoiler alert, NO TOURISTS. There had been plans to open the borders to tourists with testing and quarantines, but that plan has been put on hold. Currently, entry is limited to the following groups:

    (1) Exempted persons or persons who are specified, permitted or invited by the Prime Minister or Chief official responsible for remedying the emergency situation to enter into the Kingdom pertaining to necessity, whereby conditions and time frames may also be prescribed;

    (2) Persons on diplomatic or consular missions or under International organizations, or representatives of foreign governments or agencies performing their duties in Thailand, or any other persons in international    agencies, that the Ministry of Foreign Affairs gives  permission pertaining to necessity, including their spouse, parents, or children;  (click here for more information)

    (3) Non-Thai nationals who are spouses, parents, or children of Thai nationals (click here for more information)

    (4) Non-Thai nationals who have a certificate of residence, or have been permitted to take up residency in the Kingdom; (click here for more information)

    (5) Non-Thai nationals who have a work permit or have been granted permission to work in the Kingdom in accordance with Thai laws, including their spouses or children;  (click here for more information)

    (6) Non-Thai nationals who are students of educational establishments in Thailand approved by Thai authorities, including their parents or guardians, except for students of non-formal schools in accordance with laws on private schools or of any other similar private educational establishments; (click here for more information)

    (7) Non-Thai nationals who need to receive medical treatment in Thailand, including their accompanying persons, except for treatment for COVID-19 (click here for more information)

    (8) Non-Thai nationals who are permitted to enter the Kingdom under a special arrangement with a foreign country or have been granted permission by the Prime Minister – all of whom must strictly adhere to the Kingdom’s communicable disease prevention and control. 

    CLICK HERE FOR THE OFFICAL WORD

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