Measures for Travelers

Extension of temporary ban on all international flights to Thailand until 30 June 2020

According to the latest Notification of the Civil Aviation Authority of Thailand Re: Temporary Ban on All International Flights to Thailand issued on 27 April 2020, in order to maintain the continuity of the prevention and control measures, by virtue of Section 27 and 28 of the Air Navigation Act B.E. 2497, the Civil Aviation Authority of Thailand hereby issues the following orders:

  1. The ban on international passenger flights to Thailand will be extended from 1 June 2020 at 17.00 UTC to 30 June 2020 at 17.00 UTC.
  1. All flight permits granted for such period will be canceled.
  1. The ban does not apply to state or military aircraft, emergency landing, technical landing without disembarkation, humanitarian aid, medical and relief flights, repatriation flights and cargo flights.
  1. The passengers on board the aircraft in no. 3 will be subjected to the measures under communicable disease law, such as 14 days state quarantine, and the regulations under the Emergency Decree on State of Emergency.

This shall come into force on the date of its announcement until amendment.

Important message from the Ministry of Public Health:

• STOP going to the Disease Infected Zones
• AVOID unnecessary travel to ongoing local transmission areas or affected areas reported by the World Health Organization (WHO)

 

  • Currently, the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) outbreak has spread across the world and the World Health Organization (WHO) stated that COVID-19 could be characterized as a pandemic (WHO declared COVID-19 a pandemic on 11 March 2020). People and outbound travelers are recommended to closely monitor the situation. Moreover, the public must fully cooperate and act as the Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) recommends for your safety and for the safety of others, and to decrease the negative social and economic impacts.
  • All travelers from the Disease Infected Zones (DIZ) who arrive in Thailand must implement mandatory self-quarantine at their registered hotels/accommodations for 14 days and people are not allowed to leave More details 
  • Travelers from ongoing local transmission areas or affected areas reported by the WHO are requested to implement control for observation (or self-monitoring) for 14 days More details

 

  • Travelers from other areas are recommended to take care of themselves with good sanitation, self-protection and by avoiding crowded places. More details  
  • In addition, air operators may apply the above measure for the screening of passengers from the airport of departure in the countries as affected from Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) from the report of the Ministry of Public Health or World Health Organization.
  • Travelers from Disease Infected Zones and ongoing local transmission areas that feel sick or have fever, accompanied by at least one of the following symptoms: cough, runny nose, sore throat, and shortness of breath, within 14 days of arrival in Thailand, must inform a disease control officer immediately upon symptom onset or upon suspecting illness in order to be tested, treated, clinically diagnosed, isolated or quarantined on a case by case basis.

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Royal Thai Consulate-General, Los Angeles
March 26, 2020

Measures under the Communicable Diseases Act B.E. 2558 (2015)
to control the Coronavirus Disease 2019 or COVID-19
version 4 updated on 25 March 2020

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Q&A Regarding the Measures for Travelers
updated on 25 March 2020

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[Published by DDC Thailand https://ddc.moph.go.th/viralpneumonia/eng/index.php]

Royal Thai Consulate-General, Los Angeles

Royal Thai Consulate-General, Los Angeles