Travel Restrictions Entering Thailand from Malaysia for Vaccinated Travelers

Travel Restrictions Entering Thailand from Malaysia for Vaccinated Travelers

Summary

Border Status
Allowed

Travel is allowed with restrictions

Allowed

Transit is allowed with restrictions

Policies
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Mandatory Masks

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Mandatory Health Assessment

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3x Mandatory Documents

Last Major Change
Cases Per Million
88.62
Increased by-22.47
at 5/17/2022
Vaccinated
80.51%
Increased by0.10%
at 5/17/2022
Return Status
Allowed

Travel is allowed with restrictions

The information on this page is applicable to people who are fully vaccinated and traveling from Malaysia to Thailand.

View restrictions for unvaccinated travelers

Governments may change their policies with little notice. We recommend checking in regularly and verifying requirements with the linked sources before making travel plans.

Border Status

Allowed

Travel is allowed with restrictions

Description

Travelers are allowed to enter Thailand. Please check the documentation, quarantine, and/or testing requirements before traveling.

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Allowed

Transit is allowed with restrictions

Description

Travelers are allowed to transit through Suvarnabhumi, Don Mueang, and Phuket International Airport as long as they stay in the "sealed route" at the airport and the transit time does not exceed 24 hours. The transit time in the case of Phuket international airport should not exceed 8 hours.

Travelers in transit are required to present:

  • Travel health insurance (worldwide or including Thailand) covering health care and treatment expenses for COVID-19, or any other guarantee throughout their stay in the Kingdom, with a coverage of no less than USD $10,000.00
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Visas

Before You Leave

Not Required

No proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results for vaccinated travelers

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Description

Fully vaccinated travelers are not required to have a negative pre-departure COVID-19 RT-PCR test result before traveling to Thailand.

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Mandatory

Mandatory Thailand Pass registration form

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Description

All travelers must register for the Thailand Pass online a minimum of 7 business days before departure. Travelers can apply for a Thailand Pass a maximum of 60 days before departure. Once approved, travelers must be ready to present the accompanying QR code on their mobile device or as a printed copy.

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All travelers aged 18 years and older must submit an individual registration. Travelers under the age of 18 can be added to the registration of their parents.

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Mandatory

Mandatory health insurance

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Description

Travelers are required to provide proof of medical insurance with minimum coverage of USD $10,000.00 covering COVID-19 treatment in Thailand. The policy should include in-patient hospitalization and cover the whole period of stay in Thailand.

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This requirement does not apply to:

  • Thai nationals and foreign expatriates under Thailand’s national healthcare coverage.
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Mandatory

Mandatory proof of vaccination for Thailand

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Description

Fully vaccinated travelers must attach on Thailand Pass proof of having received all doses required of a COVID-19 vaccine approved by Thailand's Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) or the World Health Organization (WHO). The whole course of vaccination must have been completed no less than 14 days before travel.

Travelers with a medical certificate of recovery from COVID-19 who have received 1 dose of an approved vaccine in the past 3 months of recovery and at least 14 days before travel are considered fully vaccinated.

Unaccompanied travelers aged 5-17 years old must be vaccinated with at least 1 dose of an approved vaccine.

The following vaccines are currently approved in Thailand: CoronaVac (Sinovac Biotech), Astra Zeneca (Covishield), Pfizer-BioNTech (Comirnaty), Janssen or Janssen, Moderna, Sinopharm, Sputnik V, Covaxin, Novavax (Nuvaxovid)/Covovax, Medigen, Turkovac/ERUCOV-VAC.

Travelers who have received two different vaccines may be considered fully vaccinated. Please check the link for more information on accepted vaccine combinations.

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This requirement does not apply to:

  • Travelers who present a valid medical certificate certifying the full recovery within 3 months and at least 14 days before traveling;
  • Travelers under the age of 18 accompanied by vaccinated parents.
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For Transit

Not Required

No proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results for transit

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Travel Purpose
Transit
Description

Travelers are not required to present proof of a negative COVID-19 test result when transitting through Thailand.

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On Arrival

Not Required

No quarantine required for vaccinated travelers

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Description

Fully vaccinated travelers are not required to quarantine on arrival in Thailand.

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Mandatory

Mandatory contact-tracing app

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Description

All travelers must download the MorChana application and set the application on at all times for the whole duration of their stay in Thailand. Travelers may also use the app to report their after-arrival COVID-19 test results.

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Mandatory

Health screening on arrival

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All travelers must undergo entry screening including a body temperature check on arrival in Thailand.

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While There

Mandatory

Masks are mandatory in public

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Travelers must wear masks in public places.

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COVID-19 Risk Information

Very High Risk
COVID-19 transmission is very high in Thailand.
Daily New Cases Per Millionmore information indicator
88.62
Increased by-22.47
at 5/17/2022
Positive Test Ratemore information indicator
43.96%
Increased by-7.92%
at 4/23/2022
Percent Vaccinatedmore information indicator
80.51%
Increased by0.10%
at 5/17/2022
People Vaccinatedmore information indicator
56,317,128
Increased by69,732
at 5/17/2022
Reproduction Ratemore information indicator
0.70
Increased by-0.03
at 5/14/2022

Data is sourced from Our World In Data, and risk levels are assessed and scored based on the CDC guidelines.

Local Guidelines

An emergency decree is in effect which restricts entry to high-risk areas and all public gatherings. Guidelines and restrictions vary between regions and regulations can change at short notice. We recommend keeping up-to-date with official guidelines throughout your trip.
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Use of mask

Required
Face masks are required in public spaces, enclosed environments, and on public transportation.

Public transportation

Restrictions in place
Public transportation is operating but operating times and restrictions on movement may vary by region.

Restaurants

Restrictions in place
Restaurants are open but further restrictions may be in place depending on the region.

Bars

Restrictions in place
Bars are open but further restrictions may be in place depending on the region.

Nightclubs

Closed
Nightclubs remain closed to limit the rate of transmission.

Shops

Restrictions in place
Shops are open with adapted safety measures in place, such as the use of hand sanitizer, pre-entry temperature checks, and social distancing. Further restrictions may be in place depending on the region.

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