Test and Go: Thailand Quarantine-Free Hotels

Starting March 1, 2022, travellers can arrive in Thailand by air, land, and water with the required prepaid accommodation reduced to 1 night and the COVID-19 tests revised to 1 RT-PCR and 1 self-ATK. The health insurance coverage has also been reduced to no less than US$20,000.

All travellers must undergo entry screening including body temperature check, and presenting the required documents to the Immigration/Health Control officer to carry out the checks. Proceed to the prearranged accommodation or medical facility to undergo the Day 1 RT-PCR test. *Travellers under 6 years ofage, travelling with parents, can have a saliva test. Travellers whose test result returns as negative are free to go anywhere in Thailand, but will be provided with 1 Antigen Self-Test Kit for a self-test on Day 5 and be required to report/record the result via the Mor Chana application or another specified application.

Requirements for Test and Go Travelers

Even though you are a fully vaccinated traveler, from an approved country traveler, and are traveling by air traveler, you are still required to show required documents to Thai authorities to be granted entry in Thailand.  Here are the requirements that a Test and Go traveler must have:

Thailand Pass QR Code

You will need to obtain a QR Code that will be received upon approval after applying for a Thailand Pass. Provide all the necessary details and upload documents that are asked and wait for confirmation or approval for you to receive a QR Code which will be scanned upon arrival in Thailand.

UPDATED! TEST & GO rules to ease from 1 March 2022

Travellers can arrive in Thailand by air, land, and water with the required prepaid accommodation reduced to 1 night and the COVID-19 tests revised to 1 RT-PCR and 1 self-ATK.

Thailand is planning to ease Test & Go measures from 1 March 2022 onwards:

✔️ Cancel RT-PCR test on the 5th day at the hotel

✔️ Reduce the health insurance requirement from 50,000 USD to 20,000 USD

✔️ Open boarder in the pilot areas of ​​Nong Khai, Udon Thani, Songkhla

Changes would be applicable for travelers applying for Thailand Pass from 1 March and arriving in Thailand from 7 March 2022

Changes of Test & Go program are NOT officially confirmed as they must be published in the Royal Gazette first.

More details: Updated Thailand Entry Rules from 1 March 2022 [Test & Go]

Certificate of Vaccination

You will need to obtain a Certificate of Vaccination for proof that you are a fully vaccinated traveler.

Know that the certificate of vaccination will be only be accepted if the vaccines you have received are approved by the Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) or by the World Health Organization (WHO). And it shall be at least 14 days before your scheduled travel date.

For children that are under the age of 18, they will not be required to be vaccinated as long as their parent or guardian is vaccinated and have a certificate of vaccination.

Medical Certificate for COVID-19 Test Result

To enter Thailand, you are required to have a negative result. The result shall be issued within 72 hours of the travel date and the test shall be an RT-PCR test.

If you have just recovered from COVID-19, you will need Certificate of Recovery. It will serve as proof that you have recovered from COVID-19 at least 3 months already.

COVID-19 Insurance

You will have to purchase COVID-19 insurance that will cover the costs of COVID-19 related incidents in case one gets infected during the stay in Thailand.
The COVID-19 insurance must have a minimum coverage of $20,000. For COVID-19 insurance that you can trust, AXA Sawasdee Thailand is the best option.

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In the case of Test and Go travelers, you are required to book a hotel for at least 1 night for Day 1 and another 1 night for Day 5.

Packages for Test and Go Travelers

Since Thailand has introduced the Test and Go to travelers, approved Alternative Quarantine (AQ) and SHA EXTRA + Hotels have added the Test and Go packages to cater to those travelers.

The Test and Go package should cover:

  • RT-PCR COVID-19 Test
  • Accommodation for at least 1 night for Day 1.
  • Transport service transfer from the airport to your designated hotel.