Synopsis: New updates on covid rules were presented by the government authority for the international travelers planning to visit Thailand. They are no longer to present their vaccination certification beginning from October 1.
New updates on covid rules were presented by the government authority for the international travelers planning to visit Thailand. They are no longer to present their vaccination certification beginning from October 1. New plans and policies are introduced to attract international tourists.
International visitors entering Thailand will no longer be needed to present evidence of immunization or the results of an ATK test beginning on October 1. This will boost tourism in Thailand and make it a favorite tourist spot for international travelers.
In addition, the Thailand Cabinet has authorized extending the term of stay for visitors from regions and nations eligible for visa exemption from 30 days to 45 days. Additionally, the 15-day window has been increased to 30 days for individuals who qualify for a Visa on Arrival (VOA). According to reports, this will likewise take effect on October 1, 2022.
The action was taken in response to the announcement made on September 30 by Thailand’s Centre of Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) that the national COVID-19 Emergency Decree had come to an end. Beginning on October 1, 2022, the monarchy will likewise downgrade COVID-19 from “a serious communicable illness” to “a communicable disease under monitoring.”
The CCSA will be automatically disbanded as a result of this pronouncement, and any statements, directives, and instructions made by the Prime Minister and the Cabinet in accordance with the decree would be nullified. Now tourists can freely travel to the best places in Thailand without any restrictions.
With the help of special initiatives like the Phuket Sandbox, Samui Plus, and 7+7 Extension programs, Thailand slowly began to reopen to foreign tourists in July 2021 after the epidemic. This was then followed by a four-phase reopening timetable from October 2021 to January 2022.