e-Visa and Certificate of Entry (COE) arrangement
Step 1 – Study the category of eligible person to enter Thailand. (During COVID-19)
– ASQ reservation
– Flight reservation
Step 2 – e-Visa application
Step 3 – COE application
Step 4 – Download ThailandPlus application.
Step 5 – Prepare require documents prior to departure.
Please read the following regulations applied during COVID-19 situation until further notice.
e-Visa and COE processing time is 15 business day
Incomplete information will cause a delay in your applications.
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
(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)
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)
Non-Thais are required to arrange their own ASQ facility.
– Golf Quarantine will be suspended from 1 May 2021 until further notice.
Regarding flights to Thailand, please be advised that normal commercial passenger flights into Thailand
have been suspended until further notice.
1. Semi-Commercial Flight
(For the availability and flights information, please contact the airlines directly)
At present, certain air operators are permitted to operate semi-commercial flights to Thailand, Cilck here
Before booking flights to Thailand with the above-mentioned air operators, travelers should ensure that
they study the different categories of visas granted to foreign nationals at this time to determine
the possibility of travel.
Please note that having plane tickets does not guarantee entry to Thailand,
non-Thai travelers must have all the required documents to enter Thailand.
2. Repatriation Flight
The Thai Government organizes repatriation flights for Thai nationals to return to Thailand
on a regular basis. For the coming month, repatriation flights on various airlines have been
scheduled for the following days:
Arriving in Thailand on 6 May 2021 – Qatar Airways
Arriving in Thailand on 11 May 2021 – Etihad Airways
Arriving in Thailand on 13 May 2021 – Korean Air
Arriving in Thailand on 14 May 2021 – EVA Air
Arriving in Thailand on 20 May 2021 – Asiana Airlines
Arriving in Thailand on 22 May 2021 – Japan Airlines
Arriving in Thailand on 25 May 2021 – Emirates
Arriving in Thailand on 27 May 2021 – All Nippon Airways
If you wish to travel to Thailand on one of the above flights, please contact the travel agents authorized by
the airlines directly to see if they can accommodate you.
|FAQ for Non-Thais wishing to enter Thailand during the COVID-19 pandemic|