Updated 27 October 2021
Thailand, encompassing charm and chaos, with its pristine beaches and vibrant pubs, is love in true sense. The densely populated and chaotic urban retreat, combined with its scrumptious cuisines and luscious landscapes, is truly an enchanting getaway.
The kingdom has been welcoming both Thai nationals and foreign tourists from India, subject to strict testing and quarantine procedures. Here are the latest entry requirements you should be aware of while travelling from India to Thailand.
Can I travel to Thailand from India?
Yes, you can.
The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) mandates all travellers to submit the following documents prior to arriving in Thailand:
- A valid visa or re-entry permit
- Certificate of Entry (COE) issued by the Royal Thai Embassy or Consulate
- COVID-19 health insurance policy
- Confirmation of Alternative Quarantine (AQ) hotel booking
All arriving travellers from India, irrespective of their vaccination status, are required to submit a medical certificate with an RT-PCR laboratory result indicating that COVID-19 is not detected issued no more than 72 hours before departure.
While there is no relaxation in testing for fully vaccinated travellers, the quarantine period for fully vaccinated travellers from India to Thailand has been slashed to 7 days from the earlier stipulated 14 days of quarantine.
To be qualified as being fully vaccinated, travellers need to be vaccinated with a vaccine approved by Thailand’s Ministry of Public health (MoPH) or the World Health Organisation (WHO), no less than 14 days before departing to Thailand.
- Johnson & Johnson
The quarantine period varies according to your vaccination status.
The quarantine period for fully vaccinated travellers from India to Thailand has been slashed to 7 days from the earlier stipulated 14 days of quarantine. During the quarantine, they are required to undergo two RT-PCR tests – first upon arrival on Day 0-1, and the second before finishing the quarantine period on Day 6-7.
During the quarantine, they are required to undergo two RT-PCR tests – first upon arrival on Day 0-1, and the second before finishing the quarantine period on Day 6-7.
Travellers who have not been vaccinated, without a vaccine certificate, or partially vaccinated, and who arrive in Thailand by air will be required to enter a 10-day quarantine and undergo two RT-PCR tests – first upon arrival on Day 0-1, and the second on Day 8-9.
Flights from India to Thailand
Most airports in Thailand are now operational, so you’ll be able to easily fly into the country from India.
Thai Airways, Indigo, Air India, Vistara, provide flights to destinations in Thailand such as Bangkok, Phuket, Pattaya and many others.