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Thailand COVID19

Responsible Office

Responsible Office

Please send all your documents to our office in: Bern

Entry (COVID19)

Entry (COVID19)

At the moment all citizens need a visa for Thailand to enter the country and all visitors have to be in quarantine for 2 weeks.

In order to be eligible for entry, you have to follow 3 steps:

  1. Step - Visa Application:
    Currently there are only 11 eligible categories for entry into Thailand. Under "List of categories of persons authorized to apply" you will find all 11 categories. For the moment we have listed the four most requested categories. But if you need information about the other categories, please feel free to contact us.

  2. Step - CeO (Certificate of Entry):
    Once the visa is issued, an entry certificate must be applied. We can apply for the CeO for you after the visa has been issued for an additional fee. If you would like to take advantage of this service, we will inform you as soon as possible which additional documents we need.

  3. Step - Documents for the boarding of flights to Thailand
    When boarding in Thailand, you must present the following documents in addition to your visa and Certificate of Entry:

  • One copy of a RT-PCR negative test in English, not older than 72 hours before departure
  • A copy of Fit to Fly/Fit to Travel certificate, not older than 72 hours before departure (download form)
  • A copy of a valid health insurance certificate stating that the insurance covers all medical expenses, including COVID19, and has a value of at least USD 100,000 (certified insurance packages are available from us).
  • Tor 8 Form (download form)

List of categories of persons entitled to apply

  1. Thai nationals holding a valid Thai passport - แนวปฎิบัติสำหรับผู้มีสัญชาติไทยในสวิตเซอร์แลนด์ที่ประสงค์จะเดินทางเข้าประเทศไทย

  2. Non-Thai nationals holding a diplomatic/official/identity card, including their spouse, children and parents

  3. Non-Thai nationals who are spouses, parents or children of Thai nationals

  4. Non-Thai nationals in possession of a valid certificate of residence or permission to reside in the Kingdom (model certificate of residence, click here).

  5. Non-Thai nationals who are in possession of a valid work permit / business meeting / investors / companies who want or are allowed to work in the Kingdom, including their spouse and children

  6. Non-Thai nationals studying at an educational institution and certified by the Thai authorities, including parents or guardians

  7. Non-Thai nationals in urgent need of medical treatment in Thailand, including their carers.

  8. Non-Thai nationals in possession of a valid Non-Immigrant visa (O-A and O-X)

  9. Non-Thai nationals in possession of a valid Medium Term Visitor - Tourist 60 days visa.

  10. Non-Thai nationals in possession of a valid elite visa and a letter of approval from the Thailand Elite Member Quarantine Programme (TEMQ)

  11. Non-Thai nationals in possession of a valid Non-Immigrant O (Retirment Visa) or a valid re-entry permit (Retirement)

Your reason for traveling to Thailand is not documented but listed in the above categories or you need help applying for CeO and/or insurance. We will be happy to help you and send you the necessary documents and information. Please contact our office in Bern:

E-Mail:
Phone: +41 31 372 05 20

Documentation

Documentation

Business meeting, Conference, Technical support mit einmaliger Einreise

1 Application form
Dully filled and original signed (download)

Original passport
Valid for at least six months beyond return date

2 passport photos
Biometric and in color, not older than 6 months (see photo criteria)

Invitation letter
Invitation letter on company letterhead, stamped and signed. The letter must specify:

  • Data from the invited person
  • Traveldates
  • Reason for the trip

Additional business documents from Thailand
In addition, it requires the following documents from the inviting company from Thailand:

  • Business registration
  • List of share holders (in Thai: สำเนาบัญชีรายชื่อผู้ถือหุ้น แบบ บอจ. 5). (The company must have Paid-up Share Capital at least two million Thai Baht)

Stay more than 15 days
If the applicant will stay in Thailand for more than 14 days, an approval letter from the Ministry Labour and Social Welfare (Formular WP.3) or a letter of approval from the Board of Investment of Thailand (BOI) or confirmation from Industrial Estate Authority of Thailand is required.

Letter of introduction
from the applicant's employer in Switzerland, stamped and signed. The letter must specify:

  • Data from the traveling person
  • Travel dates
  • Reason for the trip
  • Confirmation to cover the travel expenses

Travel confirmation

  • Copy of flight confirmation for entry and departure
  • Copy of the hotel confirmation

Residence permit
If necessary, a copy of the applicant´s residence permit valid for Switzerland or Liechtenstein

Media Touristik Visa with single entry and stay of 60 days

1 Application form
Completely filled out and original signed (download)

Original passport
Valid for more than 6 months after the date of return

2 passport photos
Biometric and in color, not older than 6 months (see photo criteria)

Health insurance abroad
Proof of a valid international health insurance with a coverage of at least 100'000 USD, which includes all medical treatments, as well as explicitly the treatment of COVID-19.

Booking confirmation ASQ Hotel

Confirmation of ASQ (Quarantine Hotel Arrangement) hotel booking for 14 days from the date of arrival.

Accommodation in Thailand after quarantine

  • Copy of the hotel booking with name, address and contact details of the hotel for at least half of your stay

            or

  • Invitation letter from a Thai host with copy of Thai passport/identity card and house register (Ta Bien Baan)

            or

  • Invitation letter from a foreign host with copy of passport, residence/work permit in Thailand and lease or purchase agreement with the corresponding house register (Ta Bien Baan)

Proof of financial evidence
Recent bank statements for the last 6 months, with minimum balance of 500,000 Baht or 16,000 CHF at the end of the month.

Travel confirmation

  • Copy of flight confirmation for entry and departure

Residence permit
If necessary, a copy of the applicant´s residence permit valid for Switzerland or Liechtenstein

Nationals who are spouses, parents or children of Thai nationals.

1 Application form
Completely filled out and original signed (download)

Original passport
Valid for more than 6 months after the date of return

2 passport photos
Biometric and in color, not older than 6 months (see photo criteria)

Marriage or birth certificate

  • For spouses, a copy of the marriage certificate
  • For parents or children, a copy of the birth certificate

Evidence from the family member

  • Copy of Thai ID
  • Copy of Thai passport
  • Copy of the house registration (Ta-Bien ban)

Year visa / multiple entry
Written confirmation letter in Thai language, from Thai spouse,parent or child about the relationship (the sample of the letter you can find here)

Proof of financial evidence
Current bank statements for the last 3 months, with minimum balance of 400,000 baht at the end of the month, or income certificate for the last 3 months in original, with monthly salary of at least 40,000 baht.

Travel confirmation

  • Copy of flight confirmation for entry and departure
  • Confirmation of ASQ (Quarantine Hotel Arrangement) hotel booking for 14 days from the date of arrival

Residence permit
If necessary, a copy of the applicant´s residence permit valid for Switzerland or Liechtenstein

Long Stay Visa (Non-Immigrant O-A) - from the age of 50 years

3 Application form
Completely filled out and original signed (download)

Original passport
Valid for more than 6 months after the date of return

2 passport photos
Biometric and in color, not older than 6 months(siehe Fotokriterien)

Accommodation in Thailand after the mandatory quarantine at least the first month.

  • If applicants live in their own house/apartment, two copies of the first page of the yellow book or title deed (cha-nod; โฉนด) and the purchase agreement..
  • Applicants staying in a hotel / condominium rental house, two copies of hotel confirmation with hotel contact information or rental/lease agreement with copies of owner's Thai ID or foreigner's passport.
  • If applicant is residing with a Thai national, signed invitation letter and copies of his/her Thai ID card and house register (Ta-bian-baan).
  • If applicant is staying with a foreigner, letter of invitation signed by the foreigner and a copy of the foreigner's passport and proof of ownership / rent / lease of the accommodation before (see above information).

Proof of financial evidence
Two copies of recent bank statements for the last 3 months, with minimum balance of 800,000 baht at the end of month, or two copies of income certificate for the last 12 months, with minimum monthly salary of 65,000 baht

Medical certificate
Two copies of medical certificate from a licensed doctor. Applicants must not have any prohibited diseases under Ministerial Order No. 14 (B.E. 2535), which include leprosy, tuberculosis, elephantiasis, drug addiction, and third stage syphilis. The certificate must be valid not older than 3 months (download medical certificate here).

Curriculum vitae
Two current curriculum vitae

Criminal record extract

An original and a copy of the criminal record certificate from the country of permanent residence. The certificate must be valid not older than 3 months.

2 copies of insurance certificate
Proof must include the following:

  • Valid for Thailand or Worldwide
  • Validity/Duration
  • Applicant's first name/last name
  • Date of birth
  • Outpatient treatment of at least 40,000 baht and for inpatient treatment of at least 400,000 baht
  • Indication that the insurance covers all medical expenses including COVID-19

If your insurance company is not listed by the Thai General Insurance Association, the insurance company must complete the foreign insurance certificate (download here).

Travel confirmation

  • Copy of flight confirmation for entry and departure
  • Confirmation of ASQ (Quarantine Hotel Arrangement) hotel booking for 14 days from the date of arrival

Residence permit
If necessary, a copy of the applicant´s residence permit valid for Switzerland or Liechtenstein

Processing time

Processing time

5 - 20 working days

Information

Information

There is currently no specific information available.

Documents

Documents

Application form

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Order form

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