From October 1, 2022 to March 31, 2023, Thailand will extend the time of stay for travelers entering the country, with the aim of promoting tourism during the peak season. announced the Tourism Authority of Thailand.
The extension of the period of stay depends on each country. Travelers with passports from countries or territories that can enter Thailand under a tourist visa waiver scheme will be able to extend their stay from 30 days to 45 days. These countries are the following: Andorra, Australia, Austria, Bahrain, Belgium, Brunei, Canada, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Indonesia, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Kuwait, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania , Luxembourg, Malaysia, Maldives, Mauritius, Monaco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Oman, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey , United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Ukraine and the United States.
Travelers who have a passport from countries or territories that can request Visa on Arrival (VOA), may extend their stay from 15 to 30 days; these countries are as follows: Mexico, Bhutan, Bulgaria, China, Cyprus, Ethiopia, Fiji, Georgia, India, Kazakhstan, Malta, Nauru, Papua New Guinea, Romania, Saudi Arabia, Taiwan, Uzbekistan, and Vanuatu.
In addition, passport holders from the following countries or territories can enter Thailand without a visa under a bilateral agreement: Cambodia (14 days), Myanmar (14 days), Hong Kong (30 days), Lao People’s Democratic Republic. (30 days, Macau (30 days), Mongolia (30 days), Russia (30 days and VOA), Vietnam (30 days), Argentina (90 days), Brazil (90 days), Chile (90 days), Korea ( ROK) (90 days) and Peru (90 days).
Please note that travelers from some countries must apply for a visa at the Royal Thai Embassy or Royal Consulate General in their country of residence or at the designated embassy or consulate; Therefore, we recommend contacting them to find out the requirements they must meet to carry out the procedure.
Regarding the requirements for Covid-19, Thailand welcomes travelers from all over the world who have a complete vaccination certificate; in case of not having a vaccine, they must present a negative result of an RT-PCR or ATK test done within 72 hours prior to travel. It can be presented in printed or digital format.
In addition, the Thai authorities advise travelers to strictly follow health and safety regulations.
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