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Travel Advisory during COVID-19

Royal Brunei Airlines (RB) makes its best effort to update the information reflected in all COVID-19 Information Hub pages regularly, however entry or exit requirements and other travel requirements may change at very short notice. We advise our guests to check the latest advisory issued by relevant governments or authorities and be well-informed on all the travel requirements before their trip. Please note it is our guests’ responsibility to ensure they meet the travel criteria and have all appropriate approvals and documents for travel. Without this RB is not permitted to allow guests to travel in-line with international air transport regulations. RB shall not be held responsible for any guests being denied boarding for not meeting the travel requirements.

If you are a citizen or permanent resident of Brunei Darussalam, view your entry and exit requirements here.

This section gives a summary applicable to foreign nationals entering or exiting Brunei Darussalam. Full entry/exit requirements can be found on the Travel PortalPlease note it is our guests’ responsibility to ensure they meet the travel criteria and have all appropriate approvals and documents for travel. Without this RB is not permitted to allow guests to travel in-line with international air transport regulations. RB shall not be held responsible for any guests being denied boarding for not meeting the travel requirements.

Failure to comply to any of the requirements is an offense under the Infectious Diseases Act (Chapter 204) and if found guilty, will be liable to a fine for up to $10,000 or imprisonment for a period of up to 6 months or both.

Brunei’s Fully Vaccinated criteria

Fully vaccinated travellers are travellers who fulfill the following requirements: 

  • Individual has completed the full course of COVID-19 vaccination – 1 dose for Johnson & Johnson vaccine  OR 
  • Individual has completed the full course of COVID-19 vaccination – 2 doses for all other vaccines. 

Exiting Brunei 

Destination Country Requirements

  • It is travellers’ responsibility to check and fulfill other requirements as required by the destination country to visit.  
  • Should destination countries to visit require travellers to undergo RT-PCT test or ART before departure, travellers may undergo RT-PCR test at health center or private health clinic that provides services for RT-PCR test or ART at certified ART centres.

Fully vaccinated travellers without booster dose

  • Fully vaccinated foreign national travellers are allowed to exit Brunei. 
  • Fully vaccinated foreign nationals who are currently residing in Brunei for employment, visit (social, professional and business), education or as eligible dependent are required to secure Re-entry Visa before scheduled travel date if they intend to exit Brunei for short visit and are scheduled to re-enter Brunei. 
    This applies to foreigners whose nationality is required to have a re-entry visa. 

Vaccinated travellers with booster dose

  • Vaccinated foreign national travellers with booster dose are allowed to exit Brunei. 
  • Vaccinated foreign nationals who are currently residing in Brunei for employment, visit (social, professional and business), education or as eligible dependent are required to secure Re-entry Visa before scheduled travel date if they intend to exit Brunei for short visit and are scheduled to re-enter Brunei. 
    This applies to foreigners whose nationality is required to have a re-entry visa. 

Unvaccinated travellers

  • Unvaccinated foreign national travellers only allowed to exit Brunei if travellers have certificate of medical exemption for COVID-19 vaccination to be shown as proof. 
  • Certificate of medical exemption for COVID-19 vaccination can be obtained from medical health centres on the basis of medical contraindications, or other reasons such as having recovered from COVID-19 6 weeks before departure date.  
  • Unvaccinated foreign nationals who are currently residing in Brunei for employment, visit (social, professional and business), education or as eligible dependent are required to secure Re-entry Visa before scheduled travel date if they intend to exit Brunei for short visit and are scheduled to re-enter Brunei. 
    This applies to foreigners whose nationality is required to have a re-entry visa. 

Travellers of age below 18 years of age

Foreign national travellers of age below 18 years are allowed to exit Brunei, provided that: 

  • Travellers must adhere parent’s or guardian’s Vaccinated Traveller protocols who are travelling together with them.    

Entering into Brunei on and after 15 June 2022

Fully vaccinated travellers travelling on and after 15 June 2022

  • From 6 May 2022 to 31 October 2022, fully vaccinated foreign national with 1 dose for Johnson & Johnson vaccine OR with 2 doses for all other vaccines are allowed to enter Brunei. 
  • Starting 1 November 2022, fully vaccinated foreign national travellers with 1 dose for Johnson & Johnson vaccine OR with 2 doses for all other vaccines are only allowed to enter Brunei if travellers have obtained second dose of COVID-19 vaccine not more than 3 months or have obtained booster dose prior to the date of entry to Brunei.  
  • Foreign nationals entering Brunei for short visit purpose and are staying less than 90 days are required to obtain a Travel Medical Insurance from Brunei-based or overseas insurer with COVID-19 coverage of minimum BND 20,000. The insurance should be valid for the duration of stay in Brunei.   
    • Foreign nationals who will be entering Brunei for long-term visit such as employment, studying or as eligible dependent are exempted from being required to obtain Travel Medical insurance with COVID-19 coverage. 
  • Complete an E-Health Arrival Declaration Form (ADF) not more than 24 hours before departure to Brunei. 

Unvaccinated travellers travelling on and after 15 June 2022

  • Unvaccinated foreign nationals are not permitted to travel to Brunei Darussalam.  However, entry into Brunei Darussalam may be considered if they have obtained Certificate of Medical Exemption for COVID-19 vaccination.
  • Unvaccinated foreign nationals that have permit to enter Brunei must adhere to the following:
    • Travellers entering Brunei for short visit purpose and are staying less than 90 days are required to obtain a Travel Medical Insurance from Brunei-based or overseas insurer for the with COVID-19 coverage of minimum BND 20,000. The insurance should be valid for the duration of stay in Brunei.
    • Travellers who will be entering Brunei for long-term visit such as employment, studying or as eligible dependent are exempted from being required to obtain Travel Medical insurance with COVID-19 coverage.
    • Foreign nationals who are required to obtain Entry Visa for entry into Brunei Darussalam must first obtain appropriate Visa in accordance with prevailing regulations that are enforced such as Employment Visa, Dependent Visa, Social Visit Visa, Professional Visit Visa and Business Visa.
    • Complete an E-Health Arrival Declaration Form (ADF) not more than 24 hours before departure to Brunei.
    • Make advanced online payment of BND 100.00 for the post-arrival COVID-19 tests from BruHealth Portal.
    • Obtain a ‘Government of Brunei Darussalam’ or ‘Ministry of Health’ payment receipt stating the traveller’s name and passport number.
  • Upon arrival in Brunei, foreign national travellers are required to: 
    • Step 1: Perform ART upon arrival (being day of arrival as Day 1). 
    • Step 2: ART test can be done by travellers themselves when they arrive at their isolation accommodation (homes or hotels). 
    • Step 3: Serve their mandatory self-isolation and remain within home residence or hotel accommodation until they receive negative result of their Day 3 post-arrival RT-PCR test.  
    • Step 4: Perform RT-PCR test on Day 3 after arrival.
      COVID-19 RT-PCR can be done at health centres or private health clinics that offer RT-PCR swab test services listed here.
    • *Step 5: If unvaccinated foreign national travellers are tested positive for COVID-19 upon arrival, travellers are required to undergo a period of isolation in compliance with existing health protocols. 

Travellers of age below 18 years of age travelling on and after 15 June 2022

Foreign nationals of age below 18 years are allowed to enter Brunei, provided that: 

  • Travellers must adhere to parent’s or guardian’s Vaccinated Traveller protocols who are travelling together.    

All guests arriving into Australia are reminded to comply with all other requirements set-forth by the Australian government and state/territories. Please check the latest requirements to confirm your eligibility before booking.

All guests arriving into Australia who do not meet these criteria will be subjected to Australia’s travel restrictions as well as state or territory quarantine requirements of the jurisdiction where they arrive into Australia. If you do not meet these criteria and wish to travel to Australia, please contact Royal Brunei Airlines to make arrangements.

International guests arriving in New South Wales, Victoria or the Australian Capital Territory are not automatically permitted to transit to another state or territory. Guests are advised to check interstate travel requirements.

Masks are mandatory for the duration of the flight and while in Australian airports, and should also be worn in airports in other countries. 

Travelling to Australia on or after 18 April 2022

For more information on the travel requirements to/from Australia, you may visit the following links.

The followings are no longer needed:

  • Pre-departure COVID-19 test are no longer needed
  • Requirement to declare exposure to COVID in the 3 days prior to travel
  • 72 hour pre-departure Health Declaration component activation timeframe
  • COVID positive test or symptoms question

While the Digital Passenger Declaration (DPD) system transitions to these new arrangements, travellers need to:

  • Select ‘I am exempt from Australia’s COVID testing requirements’ in the health section of DPD
  • This selection will produce the outcome ‘confirmation required at check-in’ and don’t be concerned with this outcome.  As long as travellers can show evidence of your COVID-19 vaccination record (or acceptable proof that travellers cannot be vaccinated for medical reasons) and have filled out all other sections of the DPD.

All travellers entering Singapore on/after 1 April 2022 are subjected to Singapore’s new Vaccinated Travel Framework. Travel requirements via the Vaccinated Travel Framework is dependent on the traveller’s vaccination status.

Safetravel.ica.gov.sg has provided detailed travel requirement checklist for the following traveller’s profile:

Arriving into Malaysia on/after 1 April 2022

Effective 1 April 2022, Malaysia reopens its borders to international travellers.  All guests arriving into Malaysia on/after 1 April 2022 are to comply with the travel requirements by the Malaysian government. Travel requirements can be checked from safetravel.gov.my.

Take note that requirements may change last minute and it is guests’ responsibility to have all necessary approvals and/or documentation for travel.

Arriving into Malaysia on/after 1 May 2022

Effective 1 May 2022

  • Fully vaccinated travellers, children aged 12 and below regardless of their vaccination status, and travellers with a history of recovery from Covid-19 within six to 60 days of departure, will no longer be required to take a pre-departure polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) test. They will also not be required to take another test within 24 hours of arrival in Malaysia.
  • Partially or not vaccinated travellers must take an RT-PCR test 2 days before departure and a supervised RTK-Ag test within 24 hours of arrival. They will also have to quarantine for 5 days.
  • COVID-19 insurance is no longer required by Malaysian government for all travellers entering Malaysia.  However, travellers are required to check if insurance is required or exempted for themselves, by Brunei Government.

In accordance with the Philippines Department of Transport, guests entering and departing from Manila (Ninoy Aquino International Airport) are required to wear a face mask onboard the aircraft and at the airport (face shields are optional). All passengers are no longer required to download and register an account in the TRAZE CONTACT TRACING mobile app prior to entering The Philippines.

In compliance with Philippine regulations, the Inter-Agency Task Force on the management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-EID), guests are required to follow the arrival and quarantine protocols for non-OFWs and returning Overseas Filipinos & Foreign Nationals when travelling to the Philippines. Guests are reminded that it is your responsibility to follow, meet all entry/exit guidelines of the Philippines and pre-book Bureau of Quarantine (BOQ)-accredited quarantine hotel.

The Philippine Bureau of Quarantine (BOQ) has implemented a paperless solution for the Health monitoring and contact tracing process through the One Health Registration and Electronic Health Declaration Certificate (e-HDC). All passengers are mandated to register for free to the BOQ One Health Pass (OHP) to declare their personal information, health status, and travel history.

Here’s the two-step registration process:

Prior to the Departure date, register through https://www.onehealthpass.com.ph for free and complete all required fields. Please ensure that a copy of the unique Transaction Number is saved. This number will be required for the e-HDC Registration on the day of departure.
One Health Pass (OHP) is using new process effective 3 May 2022.  Please refer here for the video tutorial on the new process.

On the day of Departure, all passengers must fill up the e-HDC at https://www.onehealthpass.com.ph/e-HDC/ by entering the unique Transaction Number generated during the One Health Pass Registration. This will allow the passengers to retrieve their records which will direct the passengers to the Health Declaration process. Upon completing all the information, the passenger will receive a unique QR code which will be required during Check in. It is recommended to have a screenshot saved on your mobile phones or a print out (if registration is done through a PC workstation/laptop) to avoid any inconveniences during Check in. Children and Infants should have individual One Health Pass and e-HDC Registration. Parents can do the registration on their behalf and ensure that a file of the QR Code of each passenger is saved. This e-HDC QR code is subject for validation upon arrival in the Philippines.

Passengers will not be allowed to board unless the process is completed.

Philippine's Fully vaccinated criteria

Fully vaccinated against COVID-19 is considered:

  • If travellers has received the second dose in a 2-dose of COVID-19 vaccines series OR
  • If travellers has received a single dose of COVID-19 vaccine more than fourteen (14) days before the departure date of country of origin

Isolation, Quarantine and Vaccination Status Protocols-For Foreign Nationals

Effective from 1 April 2022, foreign nationals are allowed to enter Philippines without the need of Entry Exemption Document (EED) and are required to comply to the following:  

  1. Be fully vaccinated except for minor children below 12 years old travelling with their fully vaccinated parent(s) 
  2. Must have the following proofs of vaccination against COVID-19 recognized under existing IATF regulations: 
    • World Health Organization International Certificates of Vaccination and Prophylaxis;
    • VaxCertPH; or 
    • National or State Manual/Digital Vaccination certificate of the country/foreign government.
  3. Present a negative RT-PCR test taken within 48 hours or a negative laboratory-based Antigen Test taken within 24 hours, prior to departure from the country of origin.
    Please note that only laboratory-based Antigen Test results administered and certified by a healthcare professional in healthcare facility, laboratory clinic, pharmacy or other similar establishment will be accepted. 

    Remotely Supervised Antigen Rapid Tests is acceptable, provided that it is administered and certified by a healthcare professional.  This test is exempted for:
    a) Foreign nationals aged 18 years and above who have received the primary series of COVID-19 vaccine (fully vaccinated) and have received at least one COVID-19 booster shot.
    b) Foreign nationals aged 12 to 17 years who are fully vaccinated.
    c) Foreign nationals aged below 12 years, regardless of their vaccination status, who are accompanied by their parents or guardians who falls under item (a) above.
  4. Hold a return or outbound ticket to their country of origin or next country of destination not later than 30 days from the date of arrival.
  5. Travel insurance for COVID-19 treatment costs, with a minimum coverage of USD 35,000.00 during the stay in the Philippines.  This is no longer required but it is encourage for travellers to have it.
  6. Fully vaccinated foreign nationals with valid and current American, Japanese, Australian, Canadian or Schengen (AJACS) and American, Japanese, Australian, Canadian, Schengen, Singapore & United Kingdom (AJACSSUK) Visa who wish to visit the Philippines for tourism purposes are now allowed to enter visa free for an initial stay of seven (7) days.
  7. Indian nationals with valid US visas can enter the Philippines visa free for fourteen (14) days and may extend their stay for another seven (7) days.\
  8. Virtual APEC Business Travel Card (ABTC) or the physical copy of it is now accepted as a proof of eligibility for APEC admission for travel into the Philippines.

NOTE: Item 4 is exempted for: 

  • Foreign spouses and/or children of Filipino citizens 
  • Former Filipino citizens with Balikbayan privileges under Republic Act No. 9174, including their spouses and/or children who are travelling with them 
  • Foreign nationals with valid immigrant visa, non-immigrant visa except 9A visa holders, and/or special visa Issued by Bureau of Immigration or competent Philippine government agencies.  

Isolation, Quarantine and Vaccination Status Protocols-For Filipino Nationals

The entry, testing and quarantine protocols for arriving Filipinos allowed entry into the Philippines shall be as follows, regardless of their country of origin.

  1. Fully vaccinated international arriving passengers shall be required to present a negative RT-PCR test taken within 48 hours prior to departure from the country of origin.
    • Upon arrival, they shall no longer be required to observe mandatory facility-based quarantine but shall self-monitor for any sign or symptom for (7) days with the first day being the date of arrival and shall be required to report to the local government unit of destination upon the manifestation of symptoms, if any.
    • This test is exempted for:
      a) Filipino nationals aged 18 years and above who have received the primary series of COVID-19 vaccine (fully vaccinated) and have received at least one COVID-19 booster shot.
      b) Filipino nationals aged 12 to 17 years who are fully vaccinated.
      c) Filipino nationals aged below 12 years, regardless of their vaccination status, who are accompanied by their parents or guardians who falls under item (a) above.
  2. International arriving passengers must have the following proofs of vaccination against COVID-19 recognized under existing IATF regulations:
    1. World Health Organization International Certificates of Vaccination and Prophylaxis;
    2. VaxCertPH; or
    3. National or State Manual/Digital Vaccination certificate of the country/foreign government.
  3. For unvaccinated, partially vaccinated, or individuals whose vaccination status cannot be independently validated, they shall be required to present a negative RT-PCR test taken within forty-eight hours (48hrs) prior to departure from the country of origin. Additionally, they shall be required to undergo facility-based quarantine until the release of their negative RT-PCR test taken on the fifth (5th) day.
    Please note that only laboratory-based Antigen Test results administered and certified by a healthcare professional in healthcare facility, laboratory clinic, pharmacy or other similar establishment will be accepted. 
    Remotely Supervised Antigen Rapid Tests is acceptable, provided that it is administered and certified by a healthcare professional.  
  4. Fully recovered COVID-19 Filipino nationals but tested positive for the 48 hours pre-departure test may be allowed entry into the Philippines, if they comply the following departure/boarding requirements:
    • Positive for COVID-19 on RT-PCR test which is taken not earlier then 10 days but not later than 30 days from country of origin/port of embarkation
    • Positive for COVID-19 on RT-PCR test which is taken within 48 hours before departure from country of origin/first port of embarkation, excluding layovers, provided that travellers has not left the airport premises or was not admitted into the transit country.
  5. Unvaccinated Filipino nationals children below twelve (12) years of age who cannot be vaccinated shall follow the quarantine protocols of the parent/s or the accompanying adult/guardian travelling with them.
  6. Unvaccinated Filipino nationals children aged 12 to 17 years shall follow the health and quarantine protocols based on their vaccination status.
    Parent/s shall accompany their unvaccinated minor children during quarantine.
  7. Effective 10 February 2022, fully vaccinated nationals of non-visa required countries under Executive Order No. 408 (s.1960), as amended, shall be allowed to enter the Philippines, subject to the following conditions:
    • Holders of passports valid for at least six (6) months at the time of arrival, and with return or outbound ticket to their country of origin or next country of destination.
    • Must have the following proofs of vaccination against COVID-19 recognized under existing IATF regulations:
      • World Health Organization International Certificates of Vaccination and Prophylaxis;
      • VaxCertPH; or
      • National or State Manual/Digital Vaccination certificate of the country/foreign government.
    • Children below eighteen (18) years of age are exempted from the requirement of full vaccination and providing proof of vaccination status prior to boarding.
    • Shall observe the existing testing and quarantine protocols in place for fully vaccinated international arriving passengers
    • The list of non-visa required countries under Executive Order No. 408 (s.1960), as amended, may be found at https://dfa.gov.ph/list-of-countries-for-21-day-visa.

As of 4am on 18 March 2022, all travellers, regardless of vaccination status, are not required to take any COVID-19 tests or fill in a passenger locator form when travelling to the United Kingdom from abroad.

We advise our guests to check the latest advisory issued by relevant governments or authorities and be well-informed on all the travel requirements before their trip. Please note it is our guests’ responsibility to ensure they meet the travel criteria and have all appropriate approvals and documents for travel. Without this, RB is not permitted to allow guests to travel in-line with international air transport regulations. RB shall not be responsible for any guests being denied boarding for not meeting the travel requirements.

Effective 1 December 2020, All China-bound guests, regardless of nationalities, are required to present a green HS code (Chinese nationals) or HDC code (Foreign nationals) on their mobile devices or in print in order to board the flight. Guests are advised to upload copies of their negative COVID-19 Nucleic Acid Test (NAT) result and a negative IgM anti-body test from an authorized testing institution; within 2 days before boarding via Wechat (Chinese nationals) or website https://hrhk.cs.mfa.gov.cn/H5 (Foreign nationals) and fill in the required information. The Chinese Embassy will issue a green HS code (Chinese nationals) or HDC code (Foreign nationals) as soon as it verifies the results. Guests who fail to present all required documents will be denied boarding.

Effective 20 May 2021, all travellers into the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, except for Saudi citizens, are required to complete institutional quarantine at their own expense starting from the time of arrival at the institutional quarantine facilities. Travellers must have valid medical insurance to cover the treatment of COVID-19. The medical insurance should also cover the costs of treatment in outpatient clinics, emergencies, and hospitals; including institutional quarantine for a period of up to 14 days.

Immune travellers must fill out the Registration Immunization Information Form before traveling to the Kingdom to allow them to register their immunization data which will enable them to use TAWAKKALNA APP. This does not apply to Saudi Citizens and exempted categories.

For more information, you may contact the General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA)’s Passenger Care Center with toll free number 8001168888 or enquire through social media (@GacaCare), e-mail ([email protected]), or the Authority’s website: (gaca.gov.sa).

Please click here for details of the temporary suspension on travelling to and from countries within the Indian subcontinent.

The Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region announced in a press release on 28 December 2021 that in view of the latest global developments of the COVID-19 pandemic situation, Brunei Darussalam will be specified as Group A specified places from 00:00hrs on 31 December 2021 to tighten the boarding and quarantine requirements for relevant inbound travellers.

  • Non-Hong Kong residents are not allowed to enter Hong Kong.
  • Hong Kong residents can only board a flight for Hong Kong
    • If they have stayed in the same country in the previous 14 days
    • Have been fully vaccinated and hold a recognised vaccination record
    • Hold a negative COVID-19 polymerase chain reaction (PCR)-based nucleic acid test collected within 48 hours before departure
    • They will have to undergo compulsory quarantine in a designated quarantine hotel for 7 nights or 14 nights upon returning to Hong Kong. Refer to the official Hong Kong Government website for full quarantine requirements.
  • Details on the relevant boarding and compulsory quarantine requirements for respective specified places can be found here.

Brunei-issued vaccination booklet (yellow booklet) is not recognised as a valid proof of vaccination status. Using your BruHealth app, download a digital copy of your vaccination certificate to be used as a valid proof of vaccination status.

Travellers arriving into Indonesia are reminded to comply with the requirements set by the destination’s government and  may change last minute.  It is travellers’ responsibility to check the latest requirements and have all necessary approvals and/or documentation for travel.

Vaccination

  • Show a (physical or digital) card or certificate as a proof of vaccination status except for:
    • Nationals of Indonesia
    • Travellers under the age of 18 years
    • Travellers with conditions which prevent from receiving vaccination provided that there is a supporting doctor’s reference stating traveller is unable to receive COVID-19 vaccination
  • Fully vaccinated with COVID-19 vaccination at least fourteen  (14) days before departure.
  • Travellers who only received one dose out of two dose are not considered fully vaccinated even if they have recovered from COVID-19.

COVID-19 recovered patients

COVID-19 recovered patients must have tested positive a maximum of 30 days prior to departure.

COVID-19 recovered patients must:

  • Show doctor’s reference of COVID-19 recovery certificate from government hospital of the country of departure

COVID-19 recovered patients are exempted from:

  • Showing card or certificate of COVID-19 vaccination
  • Negative COVID-19 result through RT-PCR test

Insurance

Foreign nationals must show a proof of health insurance which includes the coverage for COVID-19 treatment and medical evacuation.

Quarantine

Condition Quarantine requirement
Not fully vaccinated 5 days
Not fully vaccinated (with proof from doctor stating traveller is unable to receive COVID-19 vaccination) No quarantine
Fully vaccinated (with second or third dose) No quarantine
Travellers under the age of 18 years Follows the quarantine provisions imposed to their parents/caregivers/travel companions

In the event of international travellers need to carry out quarantine at their own expense, they are required to show the payment confirmation as a proof of quarantine accommodation booking.  The confirmation must be from the accommodation provider while staying in Indonesia.

Post-arrival COVID-19 test

Travellers are subject to COVID-19 RT-PCR test upon arrival.  More details on the conditions can be checked here.

Mobile Application

Travellers are required to download and use PeduliLindungi app before departure into Indonesia.

Starting 1 May 2022, Thailand is easing its entry requirements and its Thailand Pass process.  Travellers below are allowed to enter Thailand:

  • Fully vaccinated travellers
    • Fully vaccinated with a minimum of two (2) doses of COVID-19 vaccine which are approved by Thai FDA are allowed to enter Thailand.
    • Travellers must be fully vaccinated at least 14 days before departure into Thailand.
  • Unvaccinated travellers or not fully vaccinated travellers
    • with a negative COVID-19 RT-PCR test not longer than 72 hours before departure OR
    • travellers with no COVID-19 RT-PCR test within 72 hours before departure but must undergo the mandatory 5 days Alternate Quarantine program

Application

All travellers must have an approved Thailand pass to enter Thailand from here.  The process time for Thailand pass will take not more than 2 days, however travellers are strongly advised to submit their Thailand pass registration earlier.

Step-by-step process to apply Thailand pass can be referred here.

  • Fully vaccinated travellers need the following upon applying Thailand pass:
    • Passport profile page.
    • Flight itinerary showing the confirmed arrival date.
    • Vaccination certificate as a proof of full (2 doses) of COVID-19 vaccines.
    • COVID-19 insurance policy with a minimum coverage of USD 10,000 medical expenses including COVID-19 while in Thailand.
  • Unvaccinated travellers need the following upon applying Thailand pass:
    • Passport profile page.
    • Flight itinerary showing the confirmed arrival date.
    • COVID-19 insurance policy with a minimum coverage of USD 10,000.
    • Payment proof of Alternate Quarantine hotel booking for 5 nights (Quarantine program) and payments for COVID-19 RT-PCR test for Day 4 &5 OR
    • A negative COVID-19 RT-PCR test result not older than 72 hours before the departure date (No Quarantine) in lieu of a vaccination certificate.
  • For travellers under age of 18 years:
    • They can be added to a parent or guardians Thailand Pass and following their parent or guardians’ requirement.

Quarantine

  • For fully vaccinated travellers:
    • Test & Go and Sandbox schemes are removed for vaccinated travelers. This is replaced with the No Quarantine program.
  • For unvaccinated travellers:
    • Unvaccinated travelers are allowed to enter Thailand by 5-day Alternate Quarantine, undergoing a mandatory 5 days quarantine OR
    • A No Quarantine program if unvaccinated travellers have a pre-departure negative COVID-19 RT-PCR test result.

Pre-departure COVID-19 test

  • For fully vaccinated travellers, COVID-19 RT-PCR test is no longer required when entering Thailand.
    • Children under age of 18 years travelling with fully vaccinated parent or guardians will follow the same requirement as their parent or guardians.
  • Unvaccinated travellers or not fully vaccinated travellers who are under 5-day Alternate Quarantine program must undergo COVID-19 RT-PCR test on day 4 and 5 in Thailand during their mandatory 5 days quarantine at Alternative Quarantine hotel.
    • That includes unvaccinated or not fully vaccinated children aged 6 to 17 years who are travelling with unvaccinated or not fully vaccinated parent or guardians.
    • Children under age of 6 years are exempted from  pre-departure RT-PCR COVID-19 test.

Post-arrival COVID-19 test

  • For fully vaccinated travellers, COVID-19 RT-PCR test is no longer required when entering Thailand.
  • Unvaccinated travellers who are under 5-day Alternate Quarantine program must undergo COVID-19 RT-PCR test on day 4 and 5 in Thailand during their mandatory 5 days quarantine at Alternative Quarantine hotel.

Insurance

  • All travellers need a COVID-19 insurance policy for the duration of their stay.
  • COVID-19 insurance is reduced from USD 20,000 to USD 10,000 medical expenses including COVID-19 while in Thailand.
  • Health insurance can be purchased from travellers own country, or insurance company in Thailand.
  • Thais and foreign expatriates who are under Thailand’s national healthcare coverage are exempted from this requirement.