The Royal Thai Consulate-General, Los Angeles, would like to provide information on travelling from the US to Thailand during COVID-19, from November1, 2021 onwards, as follows:

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1. Thai nationals who are fully vaccinated (i.e. travel at least 14 days after completing required dose(s)), and have a negative RT-PCR COVID-19 test result (no more than 72 hours before travel), will be exempted from quarantine BUT will have to stay at one of the SHA+ hotels or Alternative Quarantine hotels (AQ) for 1 night for another RT-PCR test at the hotel. If the test is negative, travelers will be able to travel to other domestic destinations freely.

2. Thai nationals who are not vaccinated (or travel before 14 days after completing required dose(s)) will have to quarantine at an AQ hotel for 10 nights.

3. Non-Thais who are fully vaccinated (i.e. travel at least 14 days after completing required dose(s)), have a negative RT-PCR COVID-19 test result (issued no more than 72 hours before travel), and have stayed in the US (or in countries listed by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Thailand) longer than 21 days, will be exempted from quarantine as mentioned in No. 1.

4. Non-Thais who are fully vaccinated (i.e. travel at least 14 days after completing required dose(s)), have a negative RT-PCR COVID-19 test result (issued no more than 72 hours before travel), BUT have stayed in the US (or in countries listed by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Thailand) less than 21 days, can enter Thailand through Sandbox Program and MUST stay in SHA+ hotels in Sandbox area for at least 7 nights.

5. Non-Thais who are not vaccinated (or travel before 14 days after their second dose) must have a negative RT-PCR COVID-19 test result (no more than 72 hours before travel) and quarantine at an AQ hotel for 10 nights.

Summary of required documents and proofs for each case are as shown in the table



Please read the
following regulations applied during COVID-19 situation until further notice. 

E-Visa  processing time is 15 business day (Incomplete information will cause a delay in your applications). 

Since 27 September 2021, The Royal Thai Consulate General, Los Angeles has been implementing Stickerless e-visa service. No longer require to submit passport and original document via mail to The Royal Thai Consulate. After the E-visa application has been approved, a confirmation email will be sent to applicants. It is kindly requested to print a copy of the confirmation email to present to airline and the Thai Immigration Officials to carry out checks when traveling to Thailand.

By virtue of Section 9 of the Emergency Decree on Public Administration in Emergency Situations B.E. 2548 (2005)
and Section 11 of the State Administration Act B.E. 2534 (1991), the entry to Thailand is permitted for particular persons
in the exempted list. The list for non-Thai nationals includes the following:

Diplomats and International Organizations Officers    
        Persons on diplomatic or consular missions or under International organizations, or representatives of
        foreign governments or agencies performing their duties in Thailand, or any other persons in
        international agencies, that the Ministry of Foreign Affairs gives permission pertaining to necessity,
        including their spouse, parents, or children.   
(3)    Diplomats and Officials
(D / F / NON F)  (click here

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Family of Thai Nationals   
         Non-Thai nationals who are spouses, parents, or children of Thai nationals.
(6)    Family of Thai Nationals (NON – O)   (click here)

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Certificate of Residence Holders   
         Non-Thai nationals who have a certificate of residence, or have been permitted to take up residency
         in the Kingdom; 
       
(7)    Certificate of Residence Holders 
 (NON – O)   (click here)

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Business Work Permit & Family   
         Non-Thai nationals who have a work permit or have been granted permission to work in the Kingdom
         in accordance with Thai laws, including their spouses or children;
(8)     Work permit holders or granted permission to work in Thailand  (NON-B / IB / SMART Visa)  (click here)
(8)    Spouses or Children or Work Permit Holders (NON-O) 
(8)    Work permit holders – Religious / Missionary works (NON-R)  (click here)
(8)    Work permit holders – Volunteers or NGOs  (click here)
(11)   Elite – Thailand Elite Card Member (Elite)  (click here)
(11)   APEC – APEC Card Holder (APEC)  (click here) 

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Study
         Non-Thai nationals who are students of educational establishments in Thailand approved by Thai authorities,
         including their parents or guardians, except for students of non-formal schools in accordance with laws
         on private schools or of any other similar private educational establishments;
(9)     Students (NON-ED)   
(click here)
(9)    Students (Parents / Guardians) (NON-O) 
(11)  Studying, training, or do internship or attending religious activities in Thailand (NON-ED) 

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Medical Appointment  – Suspended – 
        Non-Thai nationals who need to receive medical treatment in Thailand, including their accompanying persons,
        except for treatment for COVID-19;
(10)  Foreigner with Medical Appointment (TR-MT)   (click here
(10)  Accompany person of foreigners with Medical Appointment  (NON-O) 

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Long Stay
(11)   Long Stay visitor (NON-O)    (click here)
(11)   Long Stay retirement  (up to 1 year)  (NON-OA)    (click here)
(11)   Long Stay retirement  (up to 5 years)  (NON-OX)   (click here)

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Medium Term 
(11)    Visa exemption scheme  (Exempt)   (click here)  
(11)    Medium Term  Visitor  – Tourist visa (TR – single entry only)      (click here)
(11)    Medium Term  Visitor  – Businessman and Investor  (NON-B)    (click here)

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Tourist / Sport / Film 
(9)     Transit/Transfer Passengers at Suvarnabhumi International Airport  (click here) 
(11)    Special Tourist visa (STV)  (click here)
(11)    Approved Film Crew Member (NON-M)  (click here)

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Royal Thai Consulate-General, Los Angeles

Royal Thai Consulate-General, Los Angeles