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Open for citizens: yes Open for foreigners: no Open for tourism: no Quarantine: yes
Airlines Updates

29.06.2020
Thai AirAsia
X has modified planned operation for August 2020, as the airline plans scheduled service resumption as early as 01AUG20. For August 2020, planned interim schedule as of 24JUN20 as follows.

Additional changes remain likely.

Bangkok Don Mueang – Fukuoka eff 01AUG20 3 weekly
Bangkok Don Mueang – Osaka Kansai eff 02AUG20 3 weekly
Bangkok Don Mueang – Seoul Incheon eff 02AUG20 3 weekly
Bangkok Don Mueang – Shanghai Pu Dong eff 05AUG20 2 weekly
Bangkok Don Mueang – Tokyo Narita eff 02AUG20 3 weekly
Published on 25.06.2020
9 Air resumes Bangkok service from July 2020
Bangkok Airways outlines A319 operation in July 2020
Thai AirAsia X August 2020 preliminary operations as of 24JUN20

Published on 23.06.2020
Thai VietJet Air schedules new domestic routes in 2H20

19.06.20202 Bangkok Airways in the last few weeks filed additional changes to its summer 2020 operation. Based on the airline’s announcement on 01JUN20, the airline’s service resumption to Sukhothai was delayed to 06JUN20, while Phuket service resumption delayed to 01JUL20. Revised summer schedule from 01JUL20 to 24OCT20, as of 17JUN20, as follows.

Bangkok – Chiang Mai 2 daily
Bangkok – Koh Samui 5 daily
Bangkok – Lampang 1 daily
Bangkok – Phuket 2 daily
Bangkok – Sukhothai 1 daily
Phuket – Koh Samui 1 daily
12.06.2020 Nok Air has outlined planned operation for the month of July 2020, as the airline increases operation on selected domestic routes, based on comparison with June schedule. Planned operation as of 17JUN20 as follows.

Bangkok Don Mueang – Buriram 21 weekly
Bangkok Don Mueang – Chiang Mai 35 weekly
Bangkok Don Mueang – Chiang Rai 18 weekly
Bangkok Don Mueang – Chumphon 14 weekly
Bangkok Don Mueang – Hat Yai 35 weekly
Bangkok Don Mueang – Khon Kaen 14 weekly
Bangkok Don Mueang – Lampang 21 weekly
Bangkok Don Mueang – Loei 7 weekly
Bangkok Don Mueang – Mae Sot 7 weekly
Bangkok Don Mueang – Nakhon Si Thammarat 35 weekly
Bangkok Don Mueang – Phitsanulok 28 weekly
Bangkok Don Mueang – Phrae 14 weekly
Bangkok Don Mueang – Phuket 14 weekly
Bangkok Don Mueang – Ranong 14 weekly
Bangkok Don Mueang – Sakon Nakhon 21 weekly
Bangkok Don Mueang – Surat Thani 21 weekly
Bangkok Don Mueang – Trang 11 weekly
Bangkok Don Mueang – Ubon Ratchathani 4 weekly
Bangkok Don Mueang – Udon Thani weekly
Chiang Mai – Ubon Ratchathani 4 weekly
Chiang Mai – Udon Than 7 weekly

International service remains cancelled in July.

Published on 18.06.2020
Nok Air July 2020 operatons as of 17JUN20
Thai AirAsia July 2020 operations as of 12JUN20

Published on 11.06.2020
Thai Airways to resume international flights on Aug. 1

Published on 01.06.2020
Thai Lion Air International operations as of 29MAY20, eff. 01JUL20

Published on 29.05.2020
Thai Airways Intternational Europe services 16JUL-31JUL,as of 29MAY20

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Flight Restrictions

published 01.07.2020
1. Passengers and airline crew are not allowed to enter Thailand until 31 July 2020.
– This does not apply to:
– nationals and residents of Thailand;
– passengers who are spouses, parents or children of a national of Thailand;
– airline crew with a return scheduled flight;
– students.
2. Passengers must have a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) test result.
3. Passengers must have an insurance to cover medical expenses in Thailand.
4. Passengers are subject to medical screening and quarantine.
5. Airline crew are subject to self-isolation until their next scheduled flight.

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Quarantine

If you come to the attention of Thai health authorities with fever and flu-like symptoms, and have traveled internationally or had close contact with a known COVID-19 case within the past 14 days, you will be placed in isolation and required to undergo testing which can take up to 48 hours. If you are found to be positive, you will be hospitalized until symptoms resolve and you have two negative tests separated by 24 hours.

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Insurance
Certification

COVID-19 negative certification subject to special conditions.

Passengers who have traveled from affected areas need to get a health screening at the international point of entry upon arrival in Thailand.

Vaccination

Yellow fever (2019)
Country requirement at entry: a yellow fever vaccination certificate is required for travellers aged 1 year
or over arriving from countries with risk of yellow fever transmission and for travellers having transited more
than 12 hours through an airport of a country with risk of yellow fever transmission.
WHO vaccination recommendation: no

Malaria (2019)
Malaria risk exists throughout the year in rural (especially forested and hilly) areas of the country, mainly
toward the international borders, including the southernmost provinces. There is no risk in cities (e.g.
Bangkok, Chiang Mai and Pattaya), urban areas, Samui Island, and the main tourist resorts of Phuket Island.
However, there is a risk in some other areas and islands. P. falciparum resistance to mefloquine and to quinine
has been reported from areas near the borders with Cambodia and Myanmar. Artemisinin resistance has been
reported near the border with Myanmar. P. vivax resistance to chloroquine has been reported. Human
P. knowlesi infection has been reported.
WHO recommended prevention in risk areas: A; in areas near Cambodia and Myanmar borders: C

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  • Thailand Aviation authorities will lift ban on international flights on 1 July (Reuters, 29.06.2020)
    This does not apply to state or military aircraft, emergency landing, technical landing without disembarkation, humanitarian medical or relief flights, repatriation flights (commercial or government) and cargo flights. All flight permits granted for this period will be cancelled.

    *****International Restrictions:
    The Civil Aviation Authority of Thailand (CAAT) has extended its ban on incoming international flights. Under the Royal Thai Government’s emergency decree, foreigners are banned from entering the Kingdom of Thailand at all points with the exception of diplomats, cargo shipments, pilots, and foreigners with a work permit. This decree is in effect until further notice. There are no longer international flights departing from Chiang Mai International Airport or Phuket International Airport until further notice.
    Travellers who come to the attention of Thai health authorities with fever and flu-like symptoms, and have traveled internationally or had close contact with a known COVID-19 case within the past 14 days, you will be placed in isolation and required to undergo testing which can take up to 48 hours. If you are found to be positive, you will be hospitalized until symptoms resolve and you have two negative tests separated by 24 hours.

    *****

    Internal restrictions:

    An emergency decree is currently in place until 31 July 2020.
    Internal bus and train routes are opening up and travel between provinces is now permitted. However, travellers moving between provinces may be required by local authorities to undergo quarantine on arrival in a new province, for which requirements at destination. should be checked. If you are taking an internal flight in Thailand, you may be asked to download an app or complete additional travel documentation. Some regional airports are temporarily closed – please double-check before travelling. There may be road checkpoints in place across Thailand so you should carry a passport as proof of identification when in public. Provincial authorities may enforce measures which are stricter or different to those in other areas, including closing borders, imposing internal travel restrictions, making masks compulsory or closing hotels and beaches. Further measures may be introduced at any time. The advice of the Thai authorities should be followed.
    A number of measures have been outlined stating, among other instructions, you must not: enter high risk areas; hoard essential goods; attend public gatherings; propagate false information; All passengers must wear masks on all public transport. Many shops have the same requirement. The Thai Department of Disease Control linked the smoking of cigarettes to the impact of coronavirus. Smoking in public is banned and can result in a fine of up to 5,000 Baht. Electronic cigarettes are already illegal in Thailand and their use may incur further fines or imprisonment. Some entertainment venues such as pubs and clubs are still temporarily closed. Some provinces may impose stricter measures including lockdowns on certain premises. A phased lifting of lockdown measures across Thailand is underway. Details of the measures may differ between different provinces. Measures may also change or even be reimposed at short notice in response to COVID-19 conditions. Check the details for the province where you are. Most shops and malls etc now have processes in place to register customers on entry and exit.

    *****

    Relaxation of restrictions:

    Shopping malls and department stores can extend their operations for another hour until 10 p.m., while convenience stores can open for 24 hours. Schools will restart. (Asian Review, 30.06.2020)

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    30.06.2020
  • Thailand International inbound flights to Thailand are suspended. International flights expected to resume in September at the earliest. (BT, 21.06.2020)
    This does not apply to state or military aircraft, emergency landing, technical landing without disembarkation, humanitarian medical or relief flights, repatriation flights (commercial or government) and cargo flights. All flight permits granted for this period will be cancelled.

    *****International Restrictions:
    The Civil Aviation Authority of Thailand (CAAT) has extended its ban on incoming international flights. Under the Royal Thai Government’s emergency decree, foreigners are banned from entering the Kingdom of Thailand at all points with the exception of diplomats, cargo shipments, pilots, and foreigners with a work permit. This decree is in effect until further notice. There are no longer international flights departing from Chiang Mai International Airport or Phuket International Airport until further notice.
    Travellers who come to the attention of Thai health authorities with fever and flu-like symptoms, and have traveled internationally or had close contact with a known COVID-19 case within the past 14 days, you will be placed in isolation and required to undergo testing which can take up to 48 hours. If you are found to be positive, you will be hospitalized until symptoms resolve and you have two negative tests separated by 24 hours.

    *****

    Internal restrictions:

    Internal bus and train routes are opening up and travel between provinces is now permitted. However, travellers moving between provinces may be required by local authorities to undergo quarantine on arrival in a new province, for which requirements at destination. should be checked. If you are taking an internal flight in Thailand, you may be asked to download an app or complete additional travel documentation. Some regional airports are temporarily closed – please double-check before travelling. There may be road checkpoints in place across Thailand so you should carry a passport as proof of identification when in public. Provincial authorities may enforce measures which are stricter or different to those in other areas, including closing borders, imposing internal travel restrictions, making masks compulsory or closing hotels and beaches. Further measures may be introduced at any time. The advice of the Thai authorities should be followed.
    An emergency decree is currently in place until 30 June 2020. A number of measures have been outlined stating, among other instructions, you must not: enter high risk areas; hoard essential goods; attend public gatherings; propagate false information; All passengers must wear masks on all public transport. Many shops have the same requirement. The Thai Department of Disease Control linked the smoking of cigarettes to the impact of coronavirus. Smoking in public is banned and can result in a fine of up to 5,000 Baht. Electronic cigarettes are already illegal in Thailand and their use may incur further fines or imprisonment. Some entertainment venues such as pubs and clubs are still temporarily closed. Some provinces may impose stricter measures including lockdowns on certain premises. A phased lifting of lockdown measures across Thailand is underway. Details of the measures may differ between different provinces. Measures may also change or even be reimposed at short notice in response to COVID-19 conditions. Check the details for the province where you are. Most shops and malls etc now have processes in place to register customers on entry and exit.

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    28.06.2020
  • Thailand Seven airports were allowed to reopen to domestic flights as of 6 June. These include: Tak, Trad, Nakhon Ratchasima, Narathiwat, Pai, Phetchabun and Sukhothai. (Xinhuanet, 06.06.2020)
    Domestic flights to resumed at Phuket International Airport on 15 June (02.06.2020).

    International inbound flights to Thailand are suspended. International flights expected to resume in September at the earliest. (BT, 21.06.2020)
    This does not apply to state or military aircraft, emergency landing, technical landing without disembarkation, humanitarian medical or relief flights, repatriation flights (commercial or government) and cargo flights. All flight permits granted for this period will be cancelled.

    *****International Restrictions: Travellers in Thailand are required to carry their ID and have their temperature checked.
    Passengers will be subject to a 14-day quarantine and will be transported by an allocated vehicle to a government-designated facility upon arrival. Returning citizens and residents who are not coming from “high-risk areas”, such as countries with ongoing local transmission of COVID-19, and stay outside of the capital Bangkok or surrounding provinces, can request self-quarantine at their residences by presenting a negative test result for COVID-19.
    The Civil Aviation Authority of Thailand has opened up more airports for special international flights. Chiang Mai, Chiang Rai, Hat Yai, Hua Hin, Krabi, Koh Samui and Surat Thani have been given permission to handle international flights which are repatriating foreign nationals, or Thai citizens coming home.
    Diplomats and members of international organisations and their families, and foreigners with valid work permits in Thailand, and some other categories of people are still able to enter as long as they obtain a fit-to-fly certificate issued not more than 72 hours before arrival. Diplomats must have a certificate of entry approved by Thai government agencies (eg. Ministry of Foreign Affairs).
    The Interior Ministry has ordered for a maximum of one land checkpoint to be opened per border province. Only Chiang Rai will be exempted, as it borders both Myanmar and Laos.Checkpoints with Malaysia are closed.The first Thai-Myanmar Friendship Bridge in Task is closed.The border linking Kanchanaburi and Myanmar is closed.
    Ban Khao Din in Sa Kaeo linking Thailand to Cambodia is closed.
    Returning citizens are required to provide a medical certificate stating their health is fit for flying (“Fit to Fly” Health Certificate) and a letter certifying their return to Thailand issued by the Royal Thai Embassy, Thai Consular Office or the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. If the travellers could not present the documents mentioned above, they will be denied from boarding the flight.
    Over 357 checkpoints have been set up across the country to check local and international travellers for symptoms.Members of a diplomatic mission, cabin crew or essential goods transport workers are also required to produce the ‘fit-to-fly’ health certificate (in English or the official language of the country of departure), issued within 72 hours prior to arrival in the country. Additionally, a certificate of entry issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs is required from members of a diplomatic mission. All incoming travellers will be screened at their port of entry. All travellers and crew members must present a completed T.8 health questionnaire and submit the required information in the AOT Airport of Thailand mobile application to the Health Control Office upon arrival. This document includes personal information and residence while in Thailand. Travellers landing in Buri Ram, Krabi, Nakhon Phanom, Phitsanulok, and Trang airports will be quarantined for 14 days.
    Land borders are closed, unless used for the repatriation of stranded Thai nationals in neighbouring countries. Automatic renewal of visas will be granted for foreign nationals whose visa has expired after 26 March. This extension will be until 31 July, for all visa types. Those whose visa expired before 26 March must still apply for renewal at immigration offices.

    *****

    Internal restrictions:

    Government extends national state emergency until 30 June (OSAC, 27.05.2020)
    Restrictions in most parts of Phuket have been lifted. Five areas of Phuket including Patong, Cherng Talay, Koh Kaew, Rassada and Chao Fa Garden Village, remain under quarantine. The State Railway of Thailand suspended its train services connecting Bangkok and the North, Northeast and South. Koh Samui district (Surat Thani Province) has banned entry to travellers who do not have a health certificate. rat Airport (Trat Province), Samui Airport (Surat Thani Province) and Sukhothai Airport (Sukhothai Province) are closed. Until further notice. Chiang Rai Province has been placed under partial lockdown. Only four motorway routes will remain open for motorists in and out of the province during this period. There may be road checkpoints in place across Thailand so you should carry a passport as proof of identification when in public. All passengers must wear masks on all public transport. Many shops have the same requirement.

    *****Relaxation to restrictions:
    Internal bus and train routes are opening up and travel between provinces is now permitted. However, travellers moving between provinces may be required by local authorities to undergo quarantine on arrival in a new province so you should check the requirements for your destination.
    A phased lifting of lockdown measures across Thailand is underway. Details of the measures may differ between different provinces. Measures may also change or even be reimposed at short notice in response to COVID-19 conditions. Check the details for the province where you are. Most shops and malls etc now have processes in place to register customers on entry and exit.

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    22.06.2020
  • Thailand Seven airports were allowed to reopen to domestic flights as of 6 June. These include: Tak, Trad, Nakhon Ratchasima, Narathiwat, Pai, Phetchabun and Sukhothai. (Xinhuanet, 06.06.2020)
    Domestic flights to resumed at Phuket International Airport on 15 June (02.06.2020).

    International inbound flights to Thailand are suspended. International flights expected to resume in September at the earliest. (BT, 21.06.2020)
    This does not apply to state or military aircraft, emergency landing, technical landing without disembarkation, humanitarian medical or relief flights, repatriation flights (commercial or government) and cargo flights. All flight permits granted for this period will be cancelled.

    *****International Restrictions: Travellers in Thailand are required to carry their ID and have their temperature checked.
    Passengers will be subject to a 14-day quarantine and will be transported by an allocated vehicle to a government-designated facility upon arrival. Returning citizens and residents who are not coming from “high-risk areas”, such as countries with ongoing local transmission of COVID-19, and stay outside of the capital Bangkok or surrounding provinces, can request self-quarantine at their residences by presenting a negative test result for COVID-19.
    The Civil Aviation Authority of Thailand has opened up more airports for special international flights. Chiang Mai, Chiang Rai, Hat Yai, Hua Hin, Krabi, Koh Samui and Surat Thani have been given permission to handle international flights which are repatriating foreign nationals, or Thai citizens coming home.
    Diplomats and members of international organisations and their families, and foreigners with valid work permits in Thailand, and some other categories of people are still able to enter as long as they obtain a fit-to-fly certificate issued not more than 72 hours before arrival. Diplomats must have a certificate of entry approved by Thai government agencies (eg. Ministry of Foreign Affairs).
    The Interior Ministry has ordered for a maximum of one land checkpoint to be opened per border province. Only Chiang Rai will be exempted, as it borders both Myanmar and Laos.Checkpoints with Malaysia are closed.The first Thai-Myanmar Friendship Bridge in Task is closed.The border linking Kanchanaburi and Myanmar is closed.
    Ban Khao Din in Sa Kaeo linking Thailand to Cambodia is closed.
    Returning citizens are required to provide a medical certificate stating their health is fit for flying (“Fit to Fly” Health Certificate) and a letter certifying their return to Thailand issued by the Royal Thai Embassy, Thai Consular Office or the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. If the travellers could not present the documents mentioned above, they will be denied from boarding the flight.
    Over 357 checkpoints have been set up across the country to check local and international travellers for symptoms.Members of a diplomatic mission, cabin crew or essential goods transport workers are also required to produce the ‘fit-to-fly’ health certificate (in English or the official language of the country of departure), issued within 72 hours prior to arrival in the country. Additionally, a certificate of entry issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs is required from members of a diplomatic mission. All incoming travellers will be screened at their port of entry. All travellers and crew members must present a completed T.8 health questionnaire and submit the required information in the AOT Airport of Thailand mobile application to the Health Control Office upon arrival. This document includes personal information and residence while in Thailand. Travellers landing in Buri Ram, Krabi, Nakhon Phanom, Phitsanulok, and Trang airports will be quarantined for 14 days.
    Land borders are closed, unless used for the repatriation of stranded Thai nationals in neighbouring countries. Automatic renewal of visas will be granted for foreign nationals whose visa has expired after 26 March. This extension will be until 31 July, for all visa types. Those whose visa expired before 26 March must still apply for renewal at immigration offices.

    *****

    Internal restrictions:

    Government extends national state emergency until 30 June (OSAC, 27.05.2020)
    Restrictions in most parts of Phuket have been lifted. Five areas of Phuket including Patong, Cherng Talay, Koh Kaew, Rassada and Chao Fa Garden Village, remain under quarantine. The State Railway of Thailand suspended its train services connecting Bangkok and the North, Northeast and South. Koh Samui district (Surat Thani Province) has banned entry to travellers who do not have a health certificate. rat Airport (Trat Province), Samui Airport (Surat Thani Province) and Sukhothai Airport (Sukhothai Province) are closed. Until further notice. Chiang Rai Province has been placed under partial lockdown. Only four motorway routes will remain open for motorists in and out of the province during this period.   

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    21.06.2020
  • Thailand Seven airports were allowed to reopen to domestic flights as of 6 June. These include: Tak, Trad, Nakhon Ratchasima, Narathiwat, Pai, Phetchabun and Sukhothai. (Xinhuanet, 06.06.2020)

    Domestic flights to resume at Phuket International Airport on 15 June (02.06.2020).

    International inbound flights to Thailand are suspended.
    This does not apply to state or military aircraft, emergency landing, technical landing without disembarkation, humanitarian medical or relief flights, repatriation flights (commercial or government) and cargo flights. All flight permits granted for this period will be cancelled.

    Travellers in Thailand are required to carry their ID and have their temperature checked.
    Passengers will be subject to a 14-day quarantine and will be transported by an allocated vehicle to a government-designated facility upon arrival. Returning citizens and residents who are not coming from “high-risk areas”, such as countries with ongoing local transmission of COVID-19, and stay outside of the capital Bangkok or surrounding provinces, can request self-quarantine at their residences by presenting a negative test result for COVID-19.
    The Civil Aviation Authority of Thailand has opened up more airports for special international flights. Chiang Mai, Chiang Rai, Hat Yai, Hua Hin, Krabi, Koh Samui and Surat Thani have been given permission to handle international flights which are repatriating foreign nationals, or Thai citizens coming home.
    Diplomats and members of international organisations and their families, and foreigners with valid work permits in Thailand, and some other categories of people are still able to enter as long as they obtain a fit-to-fly certificate issued not more than 72 hours before arrival. Diplomats must have a certificate of entry approved by Thai government agencies (eg. Ministry of Foreign Affairs).
    The Interior Ministry has ordered for a maximum of one land checkpoint to be opened per border province. Only Chiang Rai will be exempted, as it borders both Myanmar and Laos.Checkpoints with Malaysia are closed.The first Thai-Myanmar Friendship Bridge in Task is closed.The border linking Kanchanaburi and Myanmar is closed.
    Ban Khao Din in Sa Kaeo linking Thailand to Cambodia is closed.
    Returning citizens are required to provide a medical certificate stating their health is fit for flying (“Fit to Fly” Health Certificate) and a letter certifying their return to Thailand issued by the Royal Thai Embassy, Thai Consular Office or the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. If the travellers could not present the documents mentioned above, they will be denied from boarding the flight.
    Over 357 checkpoints have been set up across the country to check local and international travellers for symptoms.Members of a diplomatic mission, cabin crew or essential goods transport workers are also required to produce the ‘fit-to-fly’ health certificate (in English or the official language of the country of departure), issued within 72 hours prior to arrival in the country. Additionally, a certificate of entry issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs is required from members of a diplomatic mission. All incoming travellers will be screened at their port of entry. All travellers and crew members must present a completed T.8 health questionnaire and submit the required information in the AOT Airport of Thailand mobile application to the Health Control Office upon arrival. This document includes personal information and residence while in Thailand. Travellers landing in Buri Ram, Krabi, Nakhon Phanom, Phitsanulok, and Trang airports will be quarantined for 14 days.
    Land borders are closed, unless used for the repatriation of stranded Thai nationals in neighbouring countries.
    Automatic renewal of visas will be granted for foreign nationals whose visa has expired after 26 March. This extension will be until 31 July, for all visa types. Those whose visa expired before 26 March must still apply for renewal at immigration offices.

    Internal restrictions:

    Government extends national state emergency until 30 June (OSAC, 27.05.2020)
    Restrictions in most parts of Phuket have been lifted. Five areas of Phuket including Patong, Cherng Talay, Koh Kaew, Rassada and Chao Fa Garden Village, remain under quarantine.
    The State Railway of Thailand suspended its train services connecting Bangkok and the North, Northeast and South. Koh Samui district (Surat Thani Province) has banned entry to travellers who do not have a health certificate. rat Airport (Trat Province), Samui Airport (Surat Thani Province) and Sukhothai Airport (Sukhothai Province) are closed. Until further notice
    Chiang Rai Province has been placed under partial lockdown.
    Only four motorway routes will remain open for motorists in and out of the province during this period.   

    Read more
    06.06.2020
  • Thailand Government extends national state emergency until 30 June (OSAC, 27.05.2020)
    International inbound flights to Thailand are suspended.
    This does not apply to state or military aircraft, emergency landing, technical landing without disembarkation, humanitarian medical or relief flights, repatriation flights (commercial or government) and cargo flights. All flight permits granted for this period will be cancelled.

    Travellers in Thailand are required to carry their ID and have their temperature checked. Until 31/05/2020.
    Passengers will be subject to a 14-day quarantine and will be transported by an allocated vehicle to a government-designated facility upon arrival. Returning citizens and residents who are not coming from “high-risk areas”, such as countries with ongoing local transmission of COVID-19, and stay outside of the capital Bangkok or surrounding provinces, can request self-quarantine at their residences by presenting a negative test result for COVID-19.
    The Civil Aviation Authority of Thailand has opened up more airports for special international flights. Chiang Mai, Chiang Rai, Hat Yai, Hua Hin, Krabi, Koh Samui and Surat Thani have been given permission to handle international flights which are repatriating foreign nationals, or Thai citizens coming home.
    Diplomats and members of international organisations and their families, and foreigners with valid work permits in Thailand, and some other categories of people are still able to enter as long as they obtain a fit-to-fly certificate issued not more than 72 hours before arrival. Diplomats must have a certificate of entry approved by Thai government agencies (eg. Ministry of Foreign Affairs). Until 31/05/2020.
    The Interior Ministry has ordered for a maximum of one land checkpoint to be opened per border province. Only Chiang Rai will be exempted, as it borders both Myanmar and Laos.Checkpoints with Malaysia are closed.The first Thai-Myanmar Friendship Bridge in Task is closed.The border linking Kanchanaburi and Myanmar is closed.
    Ban Khao Din in Sa Kaeo linking Thailand to Cambodia is closed.
    Returning citizens are required to provide a medical certificate stating their health is fit for flying (“Fit to Fly” Health Certificate) and a letter certifying their return to Thailand issued by the Royal Thai Embassy, Thai Consular Office or the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. If the travellers could not present the documents mentioned above, they will be denied from boarding the flight.
    Over 357 checkpoints have been set up across the country to check local and international travellers for symptoms.Members of a diplomatic mission, cabin crew or essential goods transport workers are also required to produce the ‘fit-to-fly’ health certificate (in English or the official language of the country of departure), issued within 72 hours prior to arrival in the country. Additionally, a certificate of entry issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs is required from members of a diplomatic mission. All incoming travellers will be screened at their port of entry. All travellers and crew members must present a completed T.8 health questionnaire and submit the required information in the AOT Airport of Thailand mobile application to the Health Control Office upon arrival. This document includes personal information and residence while in Thailand. Travellers landing in Buri Ram, Krabi, Nakhon Phanom, Phitsanulok, and Trang airports will be quarantined for 14 days.
    Land borders are closed, unless used for the repatriation of stranded Thai nationals in neighbouring countries.
    Automatic renewal of visas will be granted for foreign nationals whose visa has expired after 26 March. This extension will be until 31 July, for all visa types. Those whose visa expired before 26 March must still apply for renewal at immigration offices.

    Internal restrictions:

    Restrictions in most parts of Phuket have been lifted. Five areas of Phuket including Patong, Cherng Talay, Koh Kaew, Rassada and Chao Fa Garden Village, remain under quarantine.
    The State Railway of Thailand suspended its train services connecting Bangkok and the North, Northeast and South. Koh Samui district (Surat Thani Province) has banned entry to travellers who do not have a health certificate. rat Airport (Trat Province), Samui Airport (Surat Thani Province) and Sukhothai Airport (Sukhothai Province) are closed. Until further notice
    Chiang Rai Province has been placed under partial lockdown.
    Only four motorway routes will remain open for motorists in and out of the province during this period.   

    Read more
    01.06.2020
  • Thailand International inbound flights to Thailand are suspended. This does not apply to state or military aircraft, emergency landing, technical landing without disembarkation, humanitarian medical or relief flights, repatriation flights (commercial or government) and cargo flights. All flight permits granted for this period will be cancelled. Until 30/06/2020. Travellers in Thailand are required to carry their ID and have their temperature checked. Until 31/05/2020. Passengers will be subject to a 14-day quarantine and will be transported by an allocated vehicle to a government-designated facility upon arrival.Returning citizens and residents who are not coming from “high-risk areas”, such as countries with ongoing local transmission of COVID-19, and stay outside of the capital Bangkok or surrounding provinces, can request self-quarantine at their residences by presenting a negative test result for COVID-19. The Civil Aviation Authority of Thailand has opened up more airports for special international flights. Chiang Mai, Chiang Rai, Hat Yai, Hua Hin, Krabi, Koh Samui and Surat Thani have been given permission to handle international flights which are repatriating foreign nationals, or Thai citizens coming home. Diplomats and members of international organisations and their families, and foreigners with valid work permits in Thailand, and some other categories of people are still able to enter as long as they obtain a fit-to-fly certificate issued not more than 72 hours before arrival. Diplomats must have a certificate of entry approved by Thai government agencies (eg. Ministry of Foreign Affairs). Until 31/05/2020. The Interior Ministry has ordered for a maximum of one land checkpoint to be opened per border province. Only Chiang Rai will be exempted, as it borders both Myanmar and Laos.Checkpoints with Malaysia are closed.The first Thai-Myanmar Friendship Bridge in Task is closed.The border linking Kanchanaburi and Myanmar is closed. Ban Khao Din in Sa Kaeo linking Thailand to Cambodia is closed. Returning citizens are required to provide a medical certificate stating their health is fit for flying (“Fit to Fly” Health Certificate) and a letter certifying their return to Thailand issued by the Royal Thai Embassy, Thai Consular Office or the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. If the travellers could not present the documents mentioned above, they will be denied from boarding the flight. Over 357 checkpoints have been set up across the country to check local and international travellers for symptoms.Members of a diplomatic mission, cabin crew or essential goods transport workers are also required to produce the ‘fit-to-fly’ health certificate (in English or the official language of the country of departure), issued within 72 hours prior to arrival in the country. Additionally, a certificate of entry issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs is required from members of a diplomatic mission. All incoming travellers will be screened at their port of entry. All travellers and crew members must present a completed T.8 health questionnaire and submit the required information in the AOT Airport of Thailand mobile application to the Health Control Office upon arrival. This document includes personal information and residence while in Thailand. Travellers landing in Buri Ram, Krabi, Nakhon Phanom, Phitsanulok, and Trang airports will be quarantined for 14 days. Land borders are closed, unless used for the repatriation of stranded Thai nationals in neighbouring countries. Automatic renewal of visas will be granted for foreign nationals whose visa has expired after 26 March. This extension will be until 31 July, for all visa types. Those whose visa expired before 26 March must still apply for renewal at immigration offices.

    Internal restrictions:

    Restrictions in most parts of Phuket have been lifted. Five areas of Phuket including Patong, Cherng Talay, Koh Kaew, Rassada and Chao Fa Garden Village, remain under quarantine. The State Railway of Thailand suspended its train services connecting Bangkok and the North, Northeast and South. Koh Samui district (Surat Thani Province) has banned entry to travellers who do not have a health certificate. rat Airport (Trat Province), Samui Airport (Surat Thani Province) and Sukhothai Airport (Sukhothai Province) are closed. Until further notice Chiang Rai Province has been placed under partial lockdown. Only four motorway routes will remain open for motorists in and out of the province during this period.

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    27.05.2020
  • Thailand

    International restrictions:

    The Civil Aviation Authority of Thailand has opened up more airports for special international flights. Chiang Mai, Chiang Rai, Hat Yai, Hua Hin, Krabi, Koh Samui and Surat Thani have been given permission to handle international flights which are repatriating foreign nationals, or Thai citizens coming home. Other international inbound flights to Thailand are suspended until 30 June. This does not apply to state or military aircraft, emergency landing, technical landing without disembarkation, humanitarian medical or relief flights, repatriation flights (commercial or government) and cargo flights. All flight permits granted for this period will be cancelled. Passengers will be subject to a 14-day quarantine and will be transported by an allocated vehicle to a government-designated facility upon arrival. Returning citizens and residents who are not coming from “high-risk areas”, such as countries with ongoing local transmission of COVID-19, and stay outside of the capital Bangkok or surrounding provinces, can request self-quarantine at their residences by presenting a negative test result for COVID-19. Foreigners are banned from entering Thailand until 31 May. Diplomats and members of international organisations and their families, and foreigners with valid work permits in Thailand, and some other categories of people are still able to enter as long as they obtain a fit-to-fly certificate issued not more than 72 hours before arrival. Diplomats must have a certificate of entry approved by Thai government agencies (eg. Ministry of Foreign Affairs). A State of Emergency is in place until 31 May. The decree will give the government more powers to impose restrictions. Measures may include curfew, banning of mass gatherings and allowing deployment of military forces for enforcement. Returning citizens are required to provide a medical certificate stating their health is fit for flying (“Fit to Fly” Health Certificate) and a letter certifying their return to Thailand issued by the Royal Thai Embassy, Thai Consular Office or the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. If the travellers could not present the documents mentioned above, they will be denied from boarding the flight. Members of a diplomatic mission, cabin crew or essential goods transport workers are also required to produce the ‘fit-to-fly’ health certificate (in English or the official language of the country of departure), issued within 72 hours prior to arrival in the country. Additionally, a certificate of entry issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs is required from members of a diplomatic mission. All incoming travellers will be screened at their port of entry. All travellers and crew members must present a completed T.8 health questionnaire and submit the required information in the AOT Airport of Thailand mobile application to the Health Control Office upon arrival. This document includes personal information and residence while in Thailand. Land borders are closed, unless used for the repatriation of stranded Thai nationals in neighbouring countries. Checkpoints with Malaysia have already closed given the lockdown in Malaysia. The first Thai-Myanmar Friendship Bridge in Task has been closed until further notice. The border linking Kanchanaburi and Myanmar is closed. Ban Khao Din in Sa Kaeo linking Thailand to Cambodia is closed. Automatic renewal of visas will be granted for foreign nationals whose visa has expired after 26 March. This extension will be until 31 July, for all visa types. Those whose visa expired before 26 March must still apply for renewal at immigration offices. Travellers landing in Buri Ram, Krabi, Nakhon Phanom, Phitsanulok, and Trang airports will be quarantined for 14 days.

    Internal restrictions:

    Domestic flights are gradually resuming. A daily curfew is in place nationwide from 23.00 to 04.00. Essential services are exempted from this restriction. Under an emergency decree, over 357 checkpoints have been set up across the country to check local and international travellers for symptoms. Whilst interprovincial travel is still allowed, the measure aims to discourage people from doing so. Travellers in Thailand are required to carry their ID and have their temperature checked. The emergency decree is in place until 31 May. Despite the state of emergency being extended, the authorities may ease restrictions in several provinces. The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) plans to reopen several businesses in selected categories, such as restaurants, markets and sports venues and parks. Entertainment venues are closed in Chiang Mai until further notice. The State Railway of Thailand will suspend its train services connecting Bangkok and the North, Northeast and South until further notice. The annual public Holiday of Songkran has been postponed and schools are closed nationwide. Provincial governors have been given the authority to close public gathering venues and entertainment areas. Koh Samui district (Surat Thani Province) has banned entry to travellers who do not have a health certificate. Trat Airport (Trat Province) is closed. Samui Airport (Surat Thani Province) and Sukhothai Airport (Sukhothai Province) are closed. Chiang Rai Province has been placed under partial lockdown. Only four motorway routes will remain open for motorists in and out of the province during this period. From 17 May, gyms, sports centres, department stores and community malls in Thailand will be allowed to resume operations between 10.00 and 20.00.

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    18.05.2020
  • Thailand Aviation authority extends ban on incoming international passenger flights until end of June (Reuters, 16.05.2020)

    International restrictions:

    The Civil Aviation Authority of Thailand has opened up more airports for special international flights. Chiang Mai, Chiang Rai, Hat Yai, Hua Hin, Krabi, Koh Samui and Surat Thani have been given permission to handle international flights which are repatriating foreign nationals, or Thai citizens coming home. Other international inbound flights to Thailand are suspended until 31 May. This does not apply to state or military aircraft, emergency landing, technical landing without disembarkation, humanitarian medical or relief flights, repatriation flights (commercial or government) and cargo flights. All flight permits granted for this period will be cancelled.

    Passengers will be subject to a 14-day quarantine and will be transported by an allocated vehicle to a government-designated facility upon arrival. Returning citizens and residents who are not coming from “high-risk areas”, such as countries with ongoing local transmission of COVID-19, and stay outside of the capital Bangkok or surrounding provinces, can request self-quarantine at their residences by presenting a negative test result for COVID-19. Foreigners are banned from entering Thailand until 31 May. Diplomats and members of international organisations and their families, and foreigners with valid work permits in Thailand, and some other categories of people are still able to enter as long as they obtain a fit-to-fly certificate issued not more than 72 hours before arrival. Diplomats must have a certificate of entry approved by Thai government agencies (eg. Ministry of Foreign Affairs). A State of Emergency is in place until 31 May. The decree will give the government more powers to impose restrictions. Measures may include curfew, banning of mass gatherings and allowing deployment of military forces for enforcement. Returning citizens are required to provide a medical certificate stating their health is fit for flying (“Fit to Fly” Health Certificate) and a letter certifying their return to Thailand issued by the Royal Thai Embassy, Thai Consular Office or the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. If the travellers could not present the documents mentioned above, they will be denied from boarding the flight. Members of a diplomatic mission, cabin crew or essential goods transport workers are also required to produce the ‘fit-to-fly’ health certificate (in English or the official language of the country of departure), issued within 72 hours prior to arrival in the country. Additionally, a certificate of entry issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs is required from members of a diplomatic mission. All incoming travellers will be screened at their port of entry. All travellers and crew members must present a completed T.8 health questionnaire and submit the required information in the AOT Airport of Thailand mobile application to the Health Control Office upon arrival. This document includes personal information and residence while in Thailand. Land borders are closed, unless used for the repatriation of stranded Thai nationals in neighbouring countries. Checkpoints with Malaysia have already closed given the lockdown in Malaysia. The first Thai-Myanmar Friendship Bridge in Task has been closed until further notice. The border linking Kanchanaburi and Myanmar is closed. Ban Khao Din in Sa Kaeo linking Thailand to Cambodia is closed. Automatic renewal of visas will be granted for foreign nationals whose visa has expired after 26 March. This extension will be until 31 July, for all visa types. Those whose visa expired before 26 March must still apply for renewal at immigration offices. Travellers landing in Buri Ram, Krabi, Nakhon Phanom, Phitsanulok, and Trang airports will be quarantined for 14 days.

    Internal restrictions:

    Domestic flights are gradually resuming. A daily curfew is in place nationwide from 23.00 to 04.00. Essential services are exempted from this restriction. Under an emergency decree, over 357 checkpoints have been set up across the country to check local and international travellers for symptoms. Whilst interprovincial travel is still allowed, the measure aims to discourage people from doing so. Travellers in Thailand are required to carry their ID and have their temperature checked. The emergency decree is in place until 31 May. Despite the state of emergency being extended, the authorities may ease restrictions in several provinces. The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) plans to reopen several businesses in selected categories, such as restaurants, markets and sports venues and parks. Entertainment venues are closed in Chiang Mai until further notice. The State Railway of Thailand will suspend its train services connecting Bangkok and the North, Northeast and South until further notice. The annual public Holiday of Songkran has been postponed and schools are closed nationwide. Provincial governors have been given the authority to close public gathering venues and entertainment areas. Koh Samui district (Surat Thani Province) has banned entry to travellers who do not have a health certificate. Trat Airport (Trat Province) is closed. Samui Airport (Surat Thani Province) and Sukhothai Airport (Sukhothai Province) are closed. Chiang Rai Province has been placed under partial lockdown. Only four motorway routes will remain open for motorists in and out of the province during this period. From 17 May, gyms, sports centres, department stores and community malls in Thailand will be allowed to resume operations between 10.00 and 20.00.

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    16.05.2020
  • Thailand Thailand has allowed domestic air travel to resume, with Nok Air, AirAsia, Thai Lion Air and Thai Vietjet Air returning to the air last Friday 1 May. he flights were operated between 14 airports and Bangkok’s Don Mueang and Suvarnabhumi. The 14 airports are in Lampang, Mae Sot (Tak), Phitsanulok, Buri Ram, Sakon Nakhon, Nakhon Phanom, Roi Et, Khon Kaen, Ubon Ratchathani, Udon Thani, Trang, Nakhon Si Thammarat, Surat Thani and Krabi. (TTG Asia, 06.05.2020)

    International restrictions:

    Other international inbound flights to Thailand are suspended until 31 May. This does not apply to state or military aircraft, emergency landing, technical landing without disembarkation, humanitarian medical or relief flights, repatriation flights (commercial or government) and cargo flights. All flight permits granted for this period will be cancelled. Passengers will be subject to a 14-day quarantine and will be transported by an allocated vehicle to a government-designated facility upon arrival. Returning citizens and residents who are not coming from “high-risk areas”, such as countries with ongoing local transmission of COVID-19, and stay outside of the capital Bangkok or surrounding provinces, can request self-quarantine at their residences by presenting a negative test result for COVID-19. Foreigners are banned from entering Thailand until 31 May. Diplomats and members of international organisations and their families, and foreigners with valid work permits in Thailand, and some other categories of people are still able to enter as long as they obtain a fit-to-fly certificate issued not more than 72 hours before arrival. Diplomats must have a certificate of entry approved by Thai government agencies (eg. Ministry of Foreign Affairs). A State of Emergency is in place until 31 May. The decree will give the government more powers to impose restrictions. Measures may include curfew, banning of mass gatherings and allowing deployment of military forces for enforcement. Returning citizens are required to provide a medical certificate stating their health is fit for flying (“Fit to Fly” Health Certificate) and a letter certifying their return to Thailand issued by the Royal Thai Embassy, Thai Consular Office or the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

    If the travellers could not present the documents mentioned above, they will be denied from boarding the flight. Members of a diplomatic mission, cabin crew or essential goods transport workers are also required to produce the ‘fit-to-fly’ health certificate (in English or the official language of the country of departure), issued within 72 hours prior to arrival in the country. Additionally, a certificate of entry issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs is required from members of a diplomatic mission. All incoming travellers will be screened at their port of entry. All travellers and crew members must present a completed T.8 health questionnaire and submit the required information in the AOT Airport of Thailand mobile application to the Health Control Office upon arrival. This document includes personal information and residence while in Thailand. The Interior Ministry has ordered for a maximum of one land checkpoint to be opened per border province. Only Chiang Rai will be exempted, as it borders both Myanmar and Laos. Checkpoints with Malaysia have already closed given the lockdown in Malaysia. The first Thai-Myanmar Friendship Bridge in Task has been closed until further notice. The border linking Kanchanaburi and Myanmar is closed. Ban Khao Din in Sa Kaeo linking Thailand to Cambodia is closed. Automatic renewal of visas will be granted for foreign nationals whose visa has expired after 26 March. This extension will be until 31 July, for all visa types. Those whose visa expired before 26 March must still apply for renewal at immigration offices.

    Internal restrictions:

    Land borders are closed, unless used for the repatriation of stranded Thai nationals in neighbouring countries. Domestic flights will gradually resume on 1 May. A daily curfew is in place nationwide from 22.00 to 04.00. Essential services are exempted from this restriction. Under an emergency decree, over 357 checkpoints have been set up across the country to check local and international travellers for symptoms. Whilst interprovincial travel is still allowed, the measure aims to discourage people from doing so. Travellers in Thailand are required to carry their ID and have their temperature checked. On 27 April, the emergency decree was extended until 31 May. It was previously due to end on 30 April. Under the emergency decree, entertainment venues, malls and markets in Bangkok are closed. Supermarkets, restaurants with takeaway options and pharmacies will remain open. The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) has also announced the closure of sport arenas, public playgrounds, theatres, museums, libraries as well as meeting and banquet rooms in hotels as well as public and private nurseries. Similar measures may be taken in the rest of the country. Entertainment venues are closed in Chiang Mai until further notice. The State Railway of Thailand will suspend its train services connecting Bangkok and the North, Northeast and South until further notice. The annual public Holiday of Songkran has been postponed and schools are closed nationwide. Provincial governors have been given the authority to close public gathering venues and entertainment areas.

    Koh Samui district (Surat Thani Province) has banned entry to travellers who do not have a health certificate. The authorities have announced that restrictions in most parts of Phuket will be lifted from 1 May. Five areas including Patong, Cherng Talay, Koh Kaew, Rassada and Chao Fa Garden Village, will remain under quarantine. Trat Airport (Trat Province) is closed. Samui Airport (Surat Thani Province) and Sukhothai Airport (Sukhothai Province) are closed. Pattaya city (Chon Buri Province) is under lockdown. Non-residents are barred from entry. Chiang Rai Province has been placed under partial lockdown. Only four motorway routes will remain open for motorists in and out of the province during this period. Travellers landing in Buri Ram, Krabi, Nakhon Phanom, Phitsanulok, and Trang airports will be quarantined for 14 days.

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    15.05.2020
  • Thailand International inbound flights to Thailand are suspended until 31 May.
    Thailand has allowed domestic air travel to resume, with Nok Air, AirAsia, Thai Lion Air and Thai Vietjet Air returning to the air last Friday 1 May. he flights were operated between 14 airports and Bangkok’s Don Mueang and Suvarnabhumi. The 14 airports are in Lampang, Mae Sot (Tak), Phitsanulok, Buri Ram, Sakon Nakhon, Nakhon Phanom, Roi Et, Khon Kaen, Ubon Ratchathani, Udon Thani, Trang, Nakhon Si Thammarat, Surat Thani and Krabi. (TTG Asia, 06.05.2020)

    International restrictions:

    Other international inbound flights to Thailand are suspended until 31 May. This does not apply to state or military aircraft, emergency landing, technical landing without disembarkation, humanitarian medical or relief flights, repatriation flights (commercial or government) and cargo flights. All flight permits granted for this period will be cancelled. Passengers will be subject to a 14-day quarantine and will be transported by an allocated vehicle to a government-designated facility upon arrival. Returning citizens and residents who are not coming from “high-risk areas”, such as countries with ongoing local transmission of COVID-19, and stay outside of the capital Bangkok or surrounding provinces, can request self-quarantine at their residences by presenting a negative test result for COVID-19. Foreigners are banned from entering Thailand until 31 May. Diplomats and members of international organisations and their families, and foreigners with valid work permits in Thailand, and some other categories of people are still able to enter as long as they obtain a fit-to-fly certificate issued not more than 72 hours before arrival. Diplomats must have a certificate of entry approved by Thai government agencies (eg. Ministry of Foreign Affairs). A State of Emergency is in place until 31 May. The decree will give the government more powers to impose restrictions. Measures may include curfew, banning of mass gatherings and allowing deployment of military forces for enforcement.
    Returning citizens are required to provide a medical certificate stating their health is fit for flying (“Fit to Fly” Health Certificate) and a letter certifying their return to Thailand issued by the Royal Thai Embassy, Thai Consular Office or the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. If the travellers could not present the documents mentioned above, they will be denied from boarding the flight. Members of a diplomatic mission, cabin crew or essential goods transport workers are also required to produce the ‘fit-to-fly’ health certificate (in English or the official language of the country of departure), issued within 72 hours prior to arrival in the country. Additionally, a certificate of entry issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs is required from members of a diplomatic mission. All incoming travellers will be screened at their port of entry. All travellers and crew members must present a completed T.8 health questionnaire and submit the required information in the AOT Airport of Thailand mobile application to the Health Control Office upon arrival. This document includes personal information and residence while in Thailand. The Interior Ministry has ordered for a maximum of one land checkpoint to be opened per border province. Only Chiang Rai will be exempted, as it borders both Myanmar and Laos. Checkpoints with Malaysia have already closed given the lockdown in Malaysia. The first Thai-Myanmar Friendship Bridge in Task has been closed until further notice. The border linking Kanchanaburi and Myanmar is closed. Ban Khao Din in Sa Kaeo linking Thailand to Cambodia is closed. Automatic renewal of visas will be granted for foreign nationals whose visa has expired after 26 March. This extension will be until 31 July, for all visa types. Those whose visa expired before 26 March must still apply for renewal at immigration offices.

    Internal restrictions:

    Domestic flights will gradually resume on 1 May. A daily curfew is in place nationwide from 22.00 to 04.00. Essential services are exempted from this restriction. Under an emergency decree, over 357 checkpoints have been set up across the country to check local and international travellers for symptoms. Whilst interprovincial travel is still allowed, the measure aims to discourage people from doing so. Travellers in Thailand are required to carry their ID and have their temperature checked. On 27 April, the emergency decree was extended until 31 May. It was previously due to end on 30 April.
    Under the emergency decree, entertainment venues, malls and markets in Bangkok are closed. Supermarkets, restaurants with takeaway options and pharmacies will remain open. The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) has also announced the closure of sport arenas, public playgrounds, theatres, museums, libraries as well as meeting and banquet rooms in hotels as well as public and private nurseries. Similar measures may be taken in the rest of the country. Entertainment venues are closed in Chiang Mai until further notice. The State Railway of Thailand will suspend its train services connecting Bangkok and the North, Northeast and South until further notice. The annual public Holiday of Songkran has been postponed and schools are closed nationwide. Provincial governors have been given the authority to close public gathering venues and entertainment areas. Koh Samui district (Surat Thani Province) has banned entry to travellers who do not have a health certificate. The authorities have announced that restrictions in most parts of Phuket will be lifted from 1 May. Five areas including Patong, Cherng Talay, Koh Kaew, Rassada and Chao Fa Garden Village, will remain under quarantine. Trat Airport (Trat Province) is closed. Samui Airport (Surat Thani Province) and Sukhothai Airport (Sukhothai Province) are closed. Pattaya city (Chon Buri Province) is under lockdown. Non-residents are barred from entry. Chiang Rai Province has been placed under partial lockdown. Only four motorway routes will remain open for motorists in and out of the province during this period. Travellers landing in Buri Ram, Krabi, Nakhon Phanom, Phitsanulok, and Trang airports will be quarantined for 14 days.

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    10.05.2020
  • Source [https://th.usembassy.gov/covid-19-information/]
    [https://pandemic.internationalsos.com/2019-ncov/ncov-travel-restrictions-flight-operations-and-screening]
    [https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/thailand]
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