Thailand Visa and Certificate of Entry (COE) during COVID Pandemic + Alternative State Quarantine (ASQ)

Thailand Visa and Certificate of Entry (COE) during COVID Pandemic + Alternative State Quarantine (ASQ)

1 Apr 2021

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Thailand Visa and Certificate of Entry (COE)
( The following regulations applied during 
COVID-19 situation until further notice )

 

All eligible travellers travelling to Thailand are required to have a Certificate of Entry (COE) to enter Thailand. 

The Embassy requires up to 20 business days to process the visa. 

PLEASE SUBMIT THE APPLICATION FOR VISA  DIRECTLY TO THE ROYAL THAI EMBASSY IN OTTAWA OR THE ROYAL THAI CONSULATE-GENERAL IN VANCOUVER ONLY.

 

 

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Under the Declaration of an Emergency Situation, Eligible travellers who are allowed to enter Thailand are as follows:

A) Diplomat/International Organizations

B) Work permit holders 

C) Non-Thai who are going to work in Thailand

D) Family members of Thai nationals (spouse/child/parent)

E) Medical treatment in Thailand

F) Students attending schools and universitites in Thailand

G) Non-Thai nationals who have the Residence Permanent Status

H) Non-Thai nationals who are permitted to enter the Kingdom under a special arrangement with a foreign country or have been granted permission by the Prime Minister:

H1 - Thailand long stay retirement visa (O-A & O-X) and Non-Immigration (Retirement) (90 days) 

H2 - Thailand Privilege Cardholder/ Thai Elite Card holder

H3 - Media production or Filming

I) Tourist (TR)

J) Special Tourist Visa

 

 

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STEPS TO TRAVEL TO THAILAND BY COMMERCIAL FLIGHT

 

Apply for a visa (if needed)

Canadians can travel to Thailand without visa (45 days visa exemption).

1. If you need a visa, the applicant must submit the required documents for Visa to the Royal Thai Embassy in Ottawa via postal mail/courier ONLY or the Royal Thai Consulate-General in Vancouver. 

2. The Royal Thai Embassy in Ottawa or the Royal Thai Consulate-General in Vancouver will review your application case by case. We will contact visa's applicants back if we need more documents.  

3. Once approved, the Royal Thai Embassy in Ottawa or the Royal Thai Consulate-General in Vancouver will issue an appropriate visa for you and send it back by a return enveloppe that you provided.

Prepare documents to apply for Certicate of Entry (COE) ONLINE

4. You need to book an Alternative State Quarantine - ASQ (http://www.hsscovid.com/). Your name(s) should be indicated clearly on ASQ hotel confirmation letter, along with the correct date of your arrival flight to BKK.

5. You need to have e-ticket confirmation/flight details from the airline. Your name(s) should be indicated clearly on e ticket.

6. You need to have a copy of your health insurance policy with coverage including COVID related treatment in Thailand in the amount no less than 100,000 USD. The insurance should cover from the date of departure and cover your period of your stay in Thailand.

7. You will need to apply for a COE online. Please visit this link https://ottawa.thaiembassy.org/en/content/thailand-s-coe-registration-guideline-for-air-trav?cate=5f069ee272a783584326eaf5

Make an appointment for COVID test

8. You need to obtain a COVID-19 lab test result indicating that COVID-19 is not detected. The COVID test must be by RT-PCR method/PCR method (the method must be clearly indicated on the form).  The lab test result must also clearly indicate that has been “issued” or “reported” within 72 hours before departure time. THIS DOCUMENT MUST BE IN ENGLISH.

 

***Failure to follow any of the above steps can result in REFUSAL to board your flight at the airport!!

 

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IMPORTANT INFORMATION: In order to enhance confidence in travelling among visitors and locals, a new application ‘ThailandPlus’ has just recently been prepared to assist the travellers and make the journey in Thailand seamless.

Please click on the link below for information about THAILAND PLUS Application

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1ygCCAxND2eeRpBriNy3ggyvVcE975Vz1/view?usp=drivesdk

DOWNLOAD THAILAND PLUS APPLICATION

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.dga.thailandplus.android

 

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Alternative State Quarantine (ASQ)

All non-Thai passengers will be subject to a 10-day quarantine at their own expenses at one of the facilities for Alternative State Quarantine (ASQ) that have been approved by the Thai authorities. 

***For the updated ASQ list and package details, please visit  

http://www.hsscovid.com or https://bit.ly/3556nel

https://www.facebook.com/Alternative-State-Quarantine-105755234490444 **** 

How to make a reservation?
- Contact a hotel direectly for reservation
- Make a reservation on authorized online platforms
(1) https://www.agoda.com/quarantineth
(2) https://asq.locanation.com/
(3) https://asq.ascendtravel.com/
(4) https://entrythailand.go.th (Available after 7 April 2021)

For further information, please contact us via email: visa@thaiembassy.ca

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**Every passenger who wishes to enter Thailand shall comply with Disease Prevention Measures for the Persons Entering the Kingdom to Prevent the Spread of the COVID-19 Disease Annexed to the Order of the Centre for the Administration of the Situation due to the Outbreak of the Communicable Disease Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) No. 7/2563 Issued on 30 June B.E. 2563 (2020)**

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Documents

T8_Form.pdf
Declaration_Form-General.doc
Declaration_Form-Diplomat.doc
visa-application-form_1.pdf
visa-OA-additional-form.pdf
visa_medical-certificate-form_for_OA_visa.pdf