EMBASSY'S ANNOUNCEMENT : Thailand Visa and Certificate of Entry (COE) News

EMBASSY'S ANNOUNCEMENT : Thailand Visa and Certificate of Entry (COE)

Thailand Visa and Certificate of Entry (COE)
( The following regulations applied during COVID-19 situation until further notice )

 

***PLEASE SUBMIT THE APPLICATION FOR VISA AND CERTIFICATE OF ENTRY (COE) DIRECTLY TO THE ROYAL THAI EMBASSY IN OTTAWA OR THE ROYAL THAI CONSULATE-GENERAL IN VANCOUVER ONLY***

 

Please note: 

1. The Embasssy will ONLY process VISAS and COE applications for those who travel on the repatriation flight departing Toronto on 18 August 2020 , however any applications received after 7 August 2020 will not be processed. 

2. Please be advised that the next repatriation flight is not yet determined by the Government of Thailand and will be announced at a later date. 

VISA and COE applications received during this pandemic situation will not be processed / issued until further notice from the Government of Thailand. Please check the Embassy's website periodically for any updates.

 

Under the Declaration of an Emergency Situation, foreigners are not allowed to enter Thailand, except for the following cases by one of the repatriation flights arranged by the Embassy, which will be communicated in the near future or your own arranged chartered flight :

 

For diplomats and officials of international organisations

For work permit holders 

For non-Thai who are going to work in Thailand

For family members of Thai nationals (spouse/child/parent)

For medical treatment in Thailand

For students attending schools and universitites in Thailand

For non-Thai nationals who have the Certificate of Residence

 

**Please note that the Civil Aviation Authority of Thailand has announced the extension of travel ban of commercial flights to Thailand until further notice.**

 

Please submit your documents (application, passports, other documents) by post at least 21 days before your departure date along with pre-paid Canada Post/FedEx envelope already specifying applicant’s address.

 

All non-Thai passengers will be subject to a 14-day quarantine at their own expenses at one of the facilities for Alternative State Quarantine (ASQ) that have been approved by the Thai authorities. 

***Please click HERE for the updated ASQ list***.

All non-Thai passengers are also required to have a Fit to Fly health certificate and a medical certificate with a laboratory result indicating that COVID -19 is not detected (COVID test must be by RT-PCR method), both issued within 72 hours before departure. This is your own responsibility as these 2 documents will have to be presented upon check-in with the airlines and arrival in Thailand.

 

**The Certificate of Entry is not for tourism, retirement purposes, volunteers and religious workers.**

 

 

For diplomats and officials of international organisations and their family members

While Thailand still puts in place travel restriction, diplomats or officials of international organisations who are returning to Thailand, or are going to Thailand for their overseas postings or temporary official missions, can apply for the Certificate of Entry at the Royal Thai Embassy. 

Required documents:

1. An official note issued by the Global Affairs Canada / international organisation requesting the Certificate of Entry, providing the following information :

  1. Your name, DOB, position and scope of work in Thailand, and intended date of arrival, as well as your family members who will accompany you (if any), with copy of passports
  2. Certifying that you and your family members are consent to 14-day self-quarantine under the supervision of the embassy/international organisation

2. A letter from the respective embassy/international organisation in Thailand affirming responsibility for healthcare or treatment expenses, or documentary evidence demonstrating a guarantee that the traveller is able to take responsibility for his/her own healthcare or treatment expenses, including for COVID-19, throughout the duration of stay in Thailand, or copy of your insurance policy which covers COVID and no less than 100,000 USD 

3. Declaration form, duly completed and signed

Unless you have a valid visa, you have to apply for both the Certificate of Entry and visa, providing all supporting documents.

Please see our visa page for more detail.

http://www.thaiembassy.org/ottawa/en/services/10550

What you need to present at airlines check-in counter and upon arrival in Thailand:

  1. The Certificate of Entry
  2. Declaration form, duly completed and signed
  3. Fit to Fly health certificate, issued within 72 hours before departure 
  4. Medical certificate with a laboratory result indicating that COVID -19 is not detected (COVID test must be by RT-PCR method), issued within 72 hours before departure
  5. Letter from the embassy/international organisation affirming responsibility for healthcare or treatment expenses, or documentary evidence demonstrating a guarantee that the traveller is able to take responsibility for his/her own healthcare or treatment expenses, including for COVID-19, throughout the duration of stay in Thailand, or copy of your insurance policy which covers COVID and no less than 100,000 USD 
  6. For officials of international organisations and their family members, a copy of a hotel booking for Alternative State Quarantine (ASQ) at one of the hotels approved by the Thai authorities is required*
  7. T.8 form

 

Please send your documents for the Certificate of Entry by postal mail or courier at Royal Thai Embbassy, 180 Island Park Drive, Ottawa, Ontario K1Y0A2

 

For work permit holders and their family members 

While Thailand still puts in place travel restriction, work permit holders and their family members who wish to return to Thailand, as well as foreigners who will be employed or going on a business trip, can apply for the Certificate of Entry.   

Required documents : 

  1. Your passport copy
  2. A copy of your Thai visa (if already expired, you have to apply for a new one)
  3. A copy of your work permit (if it is already expired, your employer should contact the Ministry of Labour to issue a WP3), or a copy of letter of permission to work in Thailand from a Thai government agency, such as the Ministry of Labour, the Ministry of Education, BOI.
  4. A copy of documents as proof of relationship, such as marriage certificate, or birth certificate, and copy of passport of your family members (if they will accompany you)
  5. A copy of your health insurance policy with coverage including COVID-related treatment in Thailand in the amount no less than 100,000 USD *   
  6. A copy of a hotel booking for Alternative State Quarantine (ASQ) at one of the hotels approved by the Thai authorities *
  7. Declaration form, duly completed and signed *

If you already have valid visa or re-entry permit, please send your documents for the Certificate of Entry

by postal mail or courier at Royal Thai Embbassy, 180 Island Park Drive, Ottawa, Ontario K1Y0A2

If your visa has expired or you do not have visa, you have to apply for both the Certificate of Entry and visa at the same time.

Please see our visa page for more detail. ​

http://www.thaiembassy.org/ottawa/en/services/10550

What you need to prepare hard copy to present at the immigration in Thailand:

1. The Certificate of Entry 

2. Declaration form

3. Copy of your work permit or WP3 or permission to work in Thailand

4. Fit to Fly health certificate, issued within 72 hours before departure 

5. Medical certificate with a laboratory result indicating that COVID -19 is not detected (COVID test must be by RT-PCR method), issued within 72 hours before departure

6. Copy of your insurance policy which covers COVID and no less than 100,000 USD 

7. Copy of your confirmed booking at an ASQ hotel

8. T.8 form

 

For non-Thai who are going to work in Thailand

While Thailand still puts in place travel restriction, those who are going to work in Thailand can apply for the Certificate of Entry.   

Required documents :  

  1. Your passport copy
  2. A copy of letter of permission to work in Thailand from a Thai government agency (your employer/company in Thailand has to seek this permission from the Thai authorities)
  3. A copy of your health insurance policy with coverage including COVID-related treatment in Thailand in the amount no less than 100,000 USD *  
  4. A copy of a hotel booking for Alternative State Quarantine (ASQ) at one of the hotels approved by the Thai authorities *
  5. Declaration form, duly completed and signed *

If you already have valid visa or re-entry permit, please send your documents for the Certificate of Entry

by postal mail or courier at Royal Thai Embbassy, 180 Island Park Drive, Ottawa, Ontario K1Y0A2

If your visa has expired or you do not have visa, you have to apply for both the Certificate of Entry and visa at the same time. 

Please see our visa page for more detail.

http://www.thaiembassy.org/ottawa/en/services/10550

What you need to prepare hard copy to present at the immigration in Thailand:

1. The Certificate of Entry 

2. Declaration form 

3. Copy of the letter of permission to work  in Thailand 

4. Fit to Fly health certificate, issued within 72 hours before departure 

5. Medical certificate with a laboratory result indicating that COVID -19 is not detected (COVID test must be by RT-PCR method), issued within 72 hours before departure

6. Copy of your insurance policy which covers COVID and no less than 100,000 USD 

7. Copy of your confirmed booking at an ASQ hotel

8. T.8 form

 

 

For family members of Thai nationals (spouse/child/parent)

While Thailand still puts in place travel restriction, spouse or child or parent of a Thai national can apply for the Certificate of Entry to go to Thailand.  

Required documents:

  1. Your passport copy and your spouse's or child’s or your parent's passport copy
  2. A copy of your Thai visa (if already expired, you have to apply for a new one)
  3. Copy of marriage certificate or birth certificate
  4. Copy of health insurance policy which covers COVID related medical treatment and coverage of no less than 100,000 USD
  5. A copy of a hotel booking for Alternative State Quarantine (ASQ) at one of the hotels approved by the Thai authorities 
  6. Other supporting documents (if any), such as if you own a property in Thailand
  7. Declaration form, duly completed and signed

If you already have valid visa or re-entry permit, please send your documents for the Certificate of Entry

by postal mail or courier at Royal Thai Embbassy, 180 Island Park Drive, Ottawa, Ontario K1Y0A2

If your visa has expired or you do not have visa, you have to apply for both the Certificate of Entry and visa at the same time. 

http://www.thaiembassy.org/ottawa/en/services/10550

What you need to present at airlines check-in counter and upon arrival in Thailand:

  1. The Certificate of Entry 
  2. Declaration form 
  3. Fit to Fly health certificate (within 72 hours before departure) 
  4. Medical certificate with a laboratory result indicating that COVID -19 is not detected (COVID test must be by RT-PCR method), issued within 72 hours before departure
  5. Copy of your insurance policy which covers COVID and no less than 100,000 USD
  6. Copy of your confirmed booking at an ASQ hotel
  7. T.8 form

 

 

 

For medical treatment in Thailand

While Thailand still puts in place travel restriction, non-Thai nationals who wish to seek an medical treatment in Thailand can apply for the Certificate of Entry. They can travel to Thailand with up to 3 accompanying persons.

Required documents :    

  1. Your passport copy, as well as passport copy of up to 3 accompanying persons
  2. A copy of your visa (if have)
  3. Letter from a hospital in Canada that you have a life-threating conditions and cannot be treated here, and require medical treatment in Thailand, as well as medical record for referral
  4. Letter from the hospital in Thailand that they would accept you to be an in-patient, and the arrangement for transfer from the airport to the hospital and 14-day quarantine at the hospital
  5. Financial evidence that you have sufficient fund to pay for your medical treatment in Thailand, such as bank statement
  6. A health insurance policy to cover your medical treatment in Thailand which include COVID-19 with coverage of at least 100,000 USD
  7. Proof of relationship with the accompanying person(s)
  8. Other supporting documents (if any), such as if you own a property in Thailand
  9. Declaration form, duly completed and signed 

If you already have valid visa or re-entry permit, please send your documents for the Certificate of Entry

by postal mail or courier at Royal Thai Embbassy, 180 Island Park Drive, Ottawa, Ontario K1Y0A2

If your visa has expired or you do not have visa, you have to apply for both the Certificate of Entry and visa at the same time. 

http://www.thaiembassy.org/ottawa/en/services/10550

What you need to present at airlines check-in counter and upon arrival in Thailand:

  1. The Certificate of Entry 
  2. Fit to Fly health certificate, issued within 72 hours before departure 
  3. Medical certificate with a laboratory result indicating that COVID -19 is not detected (COVID test must be by RT-PCR method), issued within 72 hours before departure
  4. The health insurance policy 
  5. Copy of your confirmed booking at an ASQ hotel or a hospital
  6. T.8 form

 

 

For students attending schools or universitites in Thailand 

While Thailand still puts in place travel restriction, students, and their parents or guardians, who will attend schools or universities  Thailand can apply for the Certificate of Entry.   

Required documents :  

  1. Your passport copy
  2. A copy of your visa (if still valid)
  3. Letter confirming enrollment details from school or university signed by authorised person together with a copy of ID card or passport of the signer
  4. Approval letter from concerned authority under the Ministry of Education
  5. A copy of documents as proof of relationship, such as marriage certificate, or birth certificate, and copy of passport of your family members (if they will accompany you)
  6. A copy of your health insurance policy with coverage including COVID-related treatment in Thailand in the amount no less than 100,000 USD *  
  7. A copy of a hotel booking for Alternative State Quarantine (ASQ) at one of the hotels approved by the Thai authorities *
  8. Declaration form, duly completed and signed *

If you already have valid visa or re-entry permit, please send your documents for the Certificate of Entry

by postal mail or courier at Royal Thai Embbassy, 180 Island Park Drive, Ottawa, Ontario K1Y0A2

If your visa has expired or you do not have visa, you have to apply for both the Certificate of Entry and visa at the same time. 

Please see our visa page for more detail.

http://www.thaiembassy.org/ottawa/en/services/10550

What you need to prepare hard copy to present at the immigration in Thailand:

1. The Certificate of Entry 

2. Declaration form 

3. Fit to Fly health certificate, issued within 72 hours before departure 

4. Medical certificate with a laboratory result indicating that COVID -19 is not detected (COVID test must be by RT-PCR method), issued within 72 hours before departure

5. Copy of your insurance policy which covers COVID and no less than 100,000 USD 

6. Copy of your confirmed booking at an ASQ hotel

7. T.8 form

 

For non-Thai nationals who have the Certificate of Residence

While Thailand still puts in place travel restriction, non-Thai nationals who have the Certificate of Residence and valid re-entry permit can apply for the Certificate of Entry.   

Required documents :  

  1. Your passport copy
  2. A copy of the Certificate of Residence
  3. A copy of valid re-entry permit
  4. A copy of your health insurance policy with coverage including COVID-related treatment in Thailand in the amount no less than 100,000 USD *  
  5. A copy of a hotel booking for Alternative State Quarantine (ASQ) at one of the hotels approved by the Thai authorities *
  6. Declaration form, duly completed and signed *

Please send your documents for the Certificate of Entry by postal mail or courier at Royal Thai Embbassy, 180 Island Park Drive, Ottawa, Ontario K1Y0A2

What you need to prepare hard copy to present at the immigration in Thailand:

1. The Certificate of Entry 

2. Declaration form 

3. Fit to Fly health certificate, issued within 72 hours before departure 

4. Medical certificate with a laboratory result indicating that COVID -19 is not detected (COVID test must be by RT-PCR method), issued within 72 hours before departure

5. Copy of your insurance policy which covers COVID and no less than 100,000 USD 

6. Copy of your confirmed booking at an ASQ hotel

7. T.8 form

 

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