Open with restrictions

Thailand Travel Restrictions

282.7 active COVID-19 cases out of 100,000 people
7.53% of citizens have been vaccinated increase from 5.94% last week
Unvaccinated visitors from Canada need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and quarantine to enter Thailand.
For restrictions that apply to vaccinated visitors, please check the official guidelines from Thailand for the types of accepted and permitted COVID-19 vaccinations, requirements on proof of vaccination certificates, vaccination validity period, and persons and/or groups that may be exempt from vaccination restrictions.

Thailand entry details and exceptions

To enter Thailand, foreign visitors that are permitted to enter Thailand from approved countries are required to have:

- An approved Certificate of Entry (COE)

- Proof of a COVID-19 insurance plan that covers the entire duration of their trip with a minimum coverage of $100,000

- The Thailand Plus app in order to show a QR code upon entry

- Arrangements to stay at an Alternative State Quarantine (ASQ)

Entry restrictions do not apply to Thai nationals (and their spouses and families), permanent residents (along with their spouses and children), permitted legal residents such as work permit holders, international students, selected visa holders, and other approved exempted groups.


Outgoing travel to ThailandTraveling from Canada to Thailand

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Visitors from Canada must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Thailand.

Exceptions

Thai nationals are not required to present a COVID-19 test certificate.

Quarantine requirements

Visitors from Canada will need to quarantine for 14 days upon entering Thailand.

Details and exceptions

Travelers to Thailand are required to complete 14 days quarantine at a State Quarantine or Alternative State Quarantine (ASQ) facility. Quarantine length could vary for vaccinated travelers.

Starting July 1st, special travel restrictions will apply to Phuket. Fully vaccinated travelers from selected countries do not have to quarantine, but will need to stay in Phuket for at least 14 days in approved hotels.


Return travelReturning to Canada from Thailand

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Travelers returning from Thailand must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departure to Canada.

Exceptions

Children under the age of 5 are exempt from presenting a COVID-19 test, other exemptions includes, a crew member or a person who seeks to enter Canada only to become such a crew member, emergency service providers, technical stops – flights refueling.

Travelers are required to take a COVID-19 test on arrival in Canada at their own expense. Travelers are also required to take another COVID-19 molecular test on day 8 of their 14-day quarantine. They will receive a COVID-19 test kit and instructions before leaving the airport/border. Those who refuse will receive a $750 fine.

Quarantine requirements

Visitors returning from Thailand will need to quarantine for 14 days upon entering Canada.

Details and exceptions

Travelers are subject to a 14-day mandatory quarantine, this includes a mandatory 3 night pre-paid booking at a government-authorized hotel, at their own expense (approximately 2,000 CAD) and take a COVID-19 molecular test on arrival at their own cost.

Towards the end the quarantine period, travelers will be required to take another COVID-19 test. they will be required to stay in their place of quarantine until they receive a negative test result.

Certain persons are exempt from the mandatory quarantine requirement when entering Canada for the purposes of performing an essential job or function as identified in the Order under the Quarantine Act. Exemption will be validated for each entry into Canada.


Other COVID-19 restrictions for Thailand

Masks:Required in public spaces.
Restaurants:Open with restrictions
Bars:Open with restrictions

FAQs

  • Most visitors from Canada can enter Thailand but you need to provide a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departure and to isolate for 14 days

  • Travelers from from Canada are required to isolate for 14 days. Please read the details under the "Quarantine Requirements" section.

  • Travelers coming from Canada will need a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departure

  • Required in public spaces.

  • Open with restrictions