From 1 February 2022, Thai government has adjusted Thailand reopening measures by allowing travelers from all countries of the world to register in the Thailand Pass system to obtain permission to enter Thailand under the Test & Go program.

Here you will find information how to register for Test & Go and the process of getting Thailand Pass approval for traveling to Thailand on the official website of Thailand Pass system: https://tp.consular.go.th/ 

Step 1: Choose Thai Nationals or Non-Thai Nationals

To start making registration, you just choose from “Thai Nationals" or "Non-Thai Nationals” and choose the suitable pop-up language (only available in English as of Feb. 2022) to access the next page. The required documents are a little bit different between Thai citizen or a foreign citizen.

Step 2: Choose Thailand Entry Schemes 

The next step on Thailand Pass Registration System is choosing your travel scheme as there are 3 different options for international travelers entering Thailand from 1 November 2021 as follows:

  1. Test & Go (Exemption from Quarantine) - for vaccinated travelers 
  2. Living in The Blue Zone Sandbox - for vaccinated travelers 
  3. Happy Quarantine - for unvaccinated travelers

Required documents for Test & Go registration

Document requirements vary depending on the scheme which you are planning to use for entering Thailand. Details for Test & Go scheme are as follows:

Test & Go scheme (Exemption from Quarantine)

  • A valid passport 
  • Thai Visa (If required)
  • Vaccination Certificate
  • Insurance which expressly covers treatment and medical expenses in relation to COVID-19, with minimum coverage of 50,000 USD. The insurance must cover the total duration of stay in Thailand. 
    • Expats living and working in Thailand under a valid visa or residential permit are required to provide proof of insurance coverage in Thailand or valid social security card or certifying letter from their employer
    • Thai nationals, entitled to government health coverage, are not required to obtain an insurance policy
  • Paid AQ Hotel or SHA Extra Plus Hotel Reservation confirmation
    • Paid AQ / SHA Extra+ hotel reservation confirmation for 2 days (Day 1 and Day 5, and the booking must include 2 RT-PCR tests fee and airport transfer for Day 1)
    • If you plan to stay in Thailand for less than 5 days (including departing on Day 5), only the hotel booking for Day 1 (including 1 RT-PCR test fee and airport transfer) and flight document indicating your date of departure are required

Step 3: Acknowledge and accept compliance with disease prevention measures

At this step, you need to click acknowledge and accept that that you have understood all that compliance with disease prevention measures of the Government of Thailand

Step 4: Verify your Purpose of Arrival

The next step is to verify your Purpose of Arrival page and press “register”.  This takes you to your information page.

Information needed to be filled:

  • Purpose of Arrival
    • Travel
    • Business
    • Education
    • Healthcare
    • Returning to Thailand
    • Other
  • Departure from country / area
  • First Arrival Port in Thailand (City)
  • Flight Number
  • Date of Arrival (mm/dd/yyyy)
  • Estimate Date of Departure from Thailand

Domestic transit in Thailand is allowed ONLY from Suvarnabhumi Airport to Koh Samui and Phuket by 4 dedicated flights coded PG5XXX. More information can be found here: Sealed-route Flights from Bangkok to Phuket

After clicking Register, you will see the pop-up to ask you to Confirm for the Compliance with disease prevention measures of the Government of Thailand. Just click Confirm if you do.

Step 5: Register on Thailand Pass website

1. Personal Information Page

Personal Information to be provided

  • Name
  • Nationality
  • Date of birth
  • E-mail (Please avoid registering with a Hotmail or Outlook email address. Otherwise email responses from Thailand Pass could be delayed.)
  • Occupation
  • Passport details

In case you are a guardian, you can register on behalf of a dependent person (under 18 years old). Information of dependent children including name, nationality, date of birth, and passport details need to be provided.

2. Vaccination Page

Passengers travelling to Thailand under Test & Go or Blue Zone Sandbox schemes have to be vaccinated with the vaccines approved by Thailand or by the World Health Organization (WHO) or other vaccines as allowed by the Ministry of Public Health of Thailand, no less than 14 days prior to their travels.

You need to upload the certificate of both your 1st and 2nd dose of vaccination (only the 1st dose is required in case of Janssen vaccine). The certificate of vaccination should include your personal information for identification such as your full name, date of birth, nationality, passport number and vaccination details.

Vaccination Certificate with QR Code

If your vaccination certificate has QR code, you can attach a QR Code that will make the verification of vaccine information more convenient and considering of your application faster. The QR code should be captured or cropped, only the QR code is not blurred. No text and shadow over the QR code.

Those previously infected must have received 1 dose of an approved vaccine at least 14 days before travelling.

3. Accommodation & Contact Page

Booking Accommodation Info

Exemption from Quarantine (Test & Go): Paid AQ / SHA Extra+ hotel reservation confirmation for Day 1, and the booking must include 1 RT-PCR tests fee and airport transfer for Day 1. 

You are required to attach proof of 1 pre-paid RT-PCR tests to be taken during Day 0-1 in Thailand on the next page otherwise your application will be rejected.

Your booking on Day 1 in Thailand

Contact & Accommodation Information needs to be provided:

Booking Accommodation Info

  • Booking via:
    • SHA Extra+ / AQ Hotel
    • Alternative Quarantine Hotel
    • Organizational Quarantine
    • Alternative Hospital Quarantine
  • Province
  • Accommodation Name
  • Address
  • Booking ID
  • Duration of Stay (Check-in date & Check-out date)
  • RT-PCR Receipt Number (If any) You can submit your RT-PCR receipt number for verification such as PSAS receipt from Phuket Sandbox 
  • Document of accommodation booking (upload)

Permanent Address outside Thailand

  • Overseas address
  • Overseas mobile number

Emergency contact details

  • Name
  • Mobile number

4. Medical Insurance and additional document Page

Insurance Information needs to be provided:

Medical insurance

  • Insurance Policy Number
  • Minimum medical coverage of 20,000 USD (Yes/No)
  • The insurance period covers the total duration of stay in Thailand (Yes/No)
  • Effective Date
  • Medical insurance documents (Upload)

Travelers must read the Terms and Conditions of Insurance carefully as well as check the small fine print of any insurance policy before purchasing. A copy of the insurance policy in English covering healthcare and treatment expenses (with or without COVID-19) per applicant for the whole duration of your stay in Thailand with an addition of 10 more days in case you were subjected to a COVID-19 related isolation or hospitalised, with coverage much clearly identify as being no less than US $20,000 before purchasing.

Unless you are entitled to Thai national healthcare coverage (Thais and mostly eligible foreign expatriates), please make certain that your insurance policy covers the costs of your isolation, quarantine, testing, and treatment if you become a high-risk contact or infected with the virus while in Thailand. Otherwise, the incurring medical and room expenses associated with being infected with COVID-19, including in-patient hospitalisation and isolation must be borne by yourself.

Other visited countries within 14 days before arrival

  • Country

Additional documents (if any)

You can attach your required proof of ONE pre-paid RT-PCR tests to be taken during Day 0-1 in Thailand, and additional documents for consideration such as Surname Change Registration Certificate, Medical Certificate or other documents in PDF format, not more than 3 files

It is recommended to review the personal information for accuracy. If any information is inaccurate, click Back to the previous page to make edits before moving forward. If everything is fine, you just need to click the button “Submit”.

How long does it take to get approved?

After filling your details and uploading the required documents you need to wait for the pre-approval of your accommodation and Vaccination certificate. The hotel and Department of Disease Control (DDC) will check the information. Therefore, please allow sufficient time for approval after registering for the “Thailand Pass”. Thailand Pass needs to be registered online at least 7 days before travel. Once approved, you will get the Thailand Pass QR Code. You will be required to present this QR Code to airlines at the check-in counter and to immigration officers for entering Thailand.

Approval process

  1. Upon submission of your registration, your hotel will authenticate your reservation (room for Day 1 and Day 5 + airport transfer + 2 RT-PCR test fees) and process the application within 24 hours.

The hotel will reject any incomplete or non-compliance documentation, and a notification email will be sent to resubmit the additional documents. For any inquiries at this stage, please contact your hotel directly.

  1. After hotel authentication and approval, the Department of Disease Control (DDC) will verify your Certificate of Vaccination and the Thailand Pass QR Code will be sent to you via email within 3 - 7 days upon approval.

The DDC will reject any incomplete or non-compliance documentation, and a notification email will be sent within 3 - 7 days.

Entering Thailand

Not only Thailand Pass QR Code is needed when entering Thailand as you still need to get a negative RT-PCR test result within 72 hours before departure from your country. Upon your arrival at the first airport in Thailand, another PCR test will be taken.

You will need to pass through body temperature screening. After that, you should prepare and show these mandatory documents:

  • QR Code from Thailand Pass
  • Vaccination Certificate
  • COVID-19 Health Insurance with minimum coverage of 50,000 USD
  • RT-PCR test result within 72 hours
  • Reservation confirmation of SHA+ hotel or AQ hotel

If your documents are approved, you can proceed through immigration screening, baggage claims and customs clearance then go to the meeting point and take transportation to your hotel.

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