Non-Thai nationals in need of medical treatment in Thailand including their accompanying persons.
The applicant that in need of medical treatment in Thailand, except for treatment of COVID-19 must upload the following documents:
Applicant contacts hospital in Thailand that has been approved by the Ministry of Public Health (MOPH) to receive foreign patients and quarantine foreign patient and send a request to the Department of Health Service Support (HSS), along with
(1.1) Confirmation Letter
(1.2) Affidavit of Support
(1.3) Summary Form of Vehicles for Patients and other related documents such as a passport.
If approved, HSS will send the list of approved patients and accompanying family members to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to inform the Embassy to issue a Certificate of Entry (COE) and visa.
The applicant contact the Royal Thai Consulate-General, Los Angeles by following the procedures below.
Step 1 – Online e-Visa Application
The applicant who does not have a valid visa or re-entry permit must apply for a visa by:
1) complete the Online e-Visa Application “Click here”; and
2) upload the following documents in PDF format :
1. Two passport-size photographs (2″x2″ – JPEG format)
Photographs must have a light color background with a full- face view of the person
without wearing a hat or dark glasses and covering up shoulders.
Photos must be taken within 6 months. (photocopy or photo taken from Photostat will not be accepted).
2. A copy of Passport (must not expire within 6 months)
3. A copy of flight confirmation/ reservation, showing going from US to Thailand.
(The name of the applicant must indicated clearly)
4. A copy of recent bank statement ($700 per person and $1,500 per family)
(The name of the applicant must indicated clearly),
In case of submitting family bank statement a proof of relationship.
(i.e. birth certificate, marriage certificate) must be provided.
5. A letter from the hospital or Medical Facility in Thailand indicating medical purpose, duration of treatment,
and AHQ1 form approved by the Ministry of Public Health.
6. AHQ – Booking of Alternative Hospital Quarantine
*Letter of certification from the hospital in Thailand confirming the admission of the patient and
arrangement of quarantine within the hospital for the period of at least 14 days
(for the patient and their attendants)*
**The patient can be accompanied by 3 people at maximum and they need to be quarantined at
the same hospital as the patient and the period of their stay in Thailand needs to be at least 14 days**
7. Copy of Confirmation Letter with the stamp from MOPH (Letter of certification from the hospital in Thailand
confirming the admission of the patient and arrangement of quarantine within the hospital for the period
of at least 14 days (for the patient and their attendants)).
8. Copy of Affidavit of Support Letter with the stamp from MOPH (for family members).
9. For non-US citizen, a copy of permanent resident card.
Please note : Consular officers reserve the right to request additional documents
as deemed necessary and also reserve the right to reject any application
without having to provide reason.
Processing time : minimum 15 business days
Fee – $40 for single entry (3 months)
To remind : Your visa request may be denied when:
(1) upload unprepared documents and photo;
(2) information uploaded does not meet requirement; and
(3) applying for wrong visa.
Step 2 – Thailand Pass
After receiving a visa, the applicant may register for Thailand Pass at https://tp.consular.go.th/
Step 3 – At the departure airport.
At the departure airport, the approved applicant is required to present
3.1 Thailand Pass.
3.2 A Medical certificate with a laboratory result indicating that COVID -19 is not detected, using RT-PCR test, issued no more than 72 hours before departure.
3.3 A Medical insurance covering all expenditures of medical treatment, including COVID-19, while traveling to Thailand in an amount of at least 100,000 USD (The insurance must cover the whole duration of stay in Thailand).
Step 4 – Upon entry to Thailand.
Travelers arriving in Thailand during the COVID-19 pandemic must present the following documents
4.1 Thailand Pass
4.2 Medical certificate with a laboratory result indicating that COVID -19 is not detected, using RT-PCR test, issued no more than 72 hours before departure
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