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Temporary special exemption for transit passengers at Thai airports until 31 March

Author: Theodore Koumelis / Date: Wed, 03/25/2020 - 13:06
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Suvarnabhumi Airport - Photo by Mladen ANTONOV / AFP
Suvarnabhumi Airport - Photo by Mladen ANTONOV / AFP

Temporary relaxed rules for transits passengers on required documentation between now and 31 March, 2020

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) would like to inform foreign passengers transiting through Thailand to another country of the temporary relaxed rules on required documentation between now and 31 March, 2020.

According to the Office of International Cooperation, Department of Disease Control, Ministry of Public Health, foreign passengers transiting through Thailand to another country (with a transit time of no more than 24 hours) are to comply with the following:

  • Provide a Health Certificate prior to boarding at the airport of origin confirming that the passenger is fit to fly.
  • Pass through a thermal scan upon arrival in Thailand and pass through a thermal scan prior to departure from Thailand.
  • These passengers are required to remain in the designated transit areas and strictly comply with the disease control measures applicable at the airport of transit in Thailand.

The aforementioned measures are effective only until 31 March, 2020, 23.59 Hrs., Thailand local time. After these dates, transit passengers will be required to present all required documentation in accordance with the upgraded guidelines by the Civil Aviation Authority of Thailand (CAAT) (Click to see: Notification of the Civil Aviation Authority of Thailand on Practical Guidelines for Air Operators Performing Flights into the Kingdom of Thailand and Summary of Practical Guidelines for Air Operators).

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