As you may have heard, Thailand Pass is temporarily suspended for all new Test & Go application effective 22 December 2021 to subside the risk of Omicron cases in the country.
- Travellers who have already received their Thailand Pass QR code will be allowed to enter Thailand under existing conditions of scheme they have registered. The new additional measure for these travellers is they must undergo their second Covid-19 test using the RT-PCR technique (not ATK self-test) at government-designated facilities on Day 5-6, or when they experience respiratory symptoms (no additional cost). Further info can be found https://www.tatnews.org/2021/12/thailand-reopening-exemption-from-quarantine-test-go/
- New registration for Thailand Pass under Exemption from Quarantine (a.k.a. Test & Go) and Living in the Blue zone Sandbox programs will no longer be accepted between 22 Dec 2021 until further notice. Applicants who have registered but have not received their QR Code must wait for their Thailand Pass to be approved. Once approved, they can enter Thailand under the scheme they have registered.
- Registration for Thailand Pass under Phuket Sandbox program remain open, and government is reviewing the situation periodically. This means fully vaccinated travellers from AU and NZ can travel to Phuket directly. They must have proof of a confirmed payment of at least 7-day stay at an approved accommodation (SHA+) within Phuket, along with prepayment of 2 RT-PCR tests. They also must undergo their second Covid-19 test using the RT-PCR technique on Day 5-6, or when they experience respiratory symptoms. Following the first 7 days in Phuket, AU and NZ travellers can move elsewhere within Thailand.https://www.tatnews.org/2021/12/thailand-reopening-living-in-the-blue-zone-17-sandbox-destinations/
To get your latest updates on Thailand, please keep an eye on https://www.tatnews.org/
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Please stay safe during this holiday season. Merry Christmas & Happy New Year!