Traveling to Koyao Under the Sandbox Program

From 11 January 2022, international travelers will be able to travel to Thailand under the Sandbox program and can choose to undergo their mandatory 7-day stay in either Phang-Na, Krabi, Phuket, or Surat Thani (only Ko Samui, Ko Pha-ngan, and Ko Tao).

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All eligible travelers traveling from the eligible countries must have the following documents for entering Thailand:

  • A Thailand Pass, which can be applied via https://tp.consular.go.th/.
  • A Medical Certificate with an RT-PCR lab result indicating that COVID-19 is not detected, issued no more than 72 hours before traveling.
    • Travelers under 6 years of age, traveling with parents with a negative RT-PCR test result within 72 hours before traveling, are not required to have a pre-arrival negative RT-PCR test result and can have a saliva test when entering the Kingdom.
    • For arrivals by water, everyone on board the vessels must have a medical certificate with an RT-PCR lab result indicating that COVID-19 is not detected within the officially specified time frame. Anyone on board with a history of COVID-19 infection within a period between 14-90 days must have a medical certificate of recovery.
  • An insurance policy with coverage no less than US$50,000.

  • A confirmed payment for at least a 7-day stay at approved accommodation establishment/s; such as a SHA++ hotel, within either Krabi, Phang-Nga, Phuket, or Surat Thani (Ko Samui). Travelers are allowed to change accommodation twice within the first 7 days. For instance, if you are applying for a Phuket Sandbox entry program, you can stay in two hotels. The same applies for Krabi, Phang-Nga, and Ko Samui.
  • A confirmed payment for 2 RT-PCR tests;

    • Krabi, Phang-Nga, and Phuket: Travellers can reserve and prepay for the 2 mandatory RT-PCR tests via www.thailandpsas.com (2,100 Baht/test, or 4,200 Baht / 2 tests).

  • A Certificate of COVID-19 Vaccination/Recovery

    • Everyone 18 years of age and older must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 with an approved vaccine at least 14 days before traveling to Thailand.
    • Travelers 12-17 years of age traveling to Thailand unaccompanied must get vaccinated with at least 1 dose of an approved vaccine. Those traveling with parents are exempt from this requirement.
    • Travelers 6-11 years of age, traveling with parents, are exempt from this requirement.
    • For arrivals by water, everyone on board must be fully vaccinated. This is except for travelers under 18 years of age, traveling with parents or guardians. *We will provide an update on this as soon as the official information becomes available.
    • Travelers with a history of COVID-19 infection who have recovered by medical treatment and travelers who have received at least 1 dose of an approved vaccine after post-infection must have a certificate of COVID-19 recovery.

All travelers must undergo ‘exit screening’ at the point of departure, i.e., at the airline check-in counter, and present the required documents to the person in charge to carry out the checks.

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  1. Travelers must complete the TM6 Immigration Form (while on the plane).

  2. Upon arrival in the airport’s terminal, travelers must complete and sign the Quarantine Form before proceeding to the Health Control screening point. Children under 12 years of age can use the same form as their parents/guardians. *Soon this step will be conducted while on the plane.

  3. Present the required documents, including the Thailand Pass, arrival date, and RT-PCR test results to the Communicable Disease Control officers to carry out the checks. Provided that all documents are in order, the officers will then affix the Quarantine Form with the official seal of Thailand’s Department of Disease Control, along with instructions on either to undergo a quarantine or mandatory stay and the 2 required RT-PCR tests.

  4. Travelers will receive a copy of the affixed Quarantine Form, along with a QR code indicating the requirement to under the 2 mandatory RT-PCR tests, which must be prepaid by the travelers prior to applying for the Thailand Pass.

  5. Travelers can then proceed to Immigration. As well as going through the Immigration procedures, travelers must also present their copy of the affixed Quarantine Form and passport to the Immigration officer to carry out the checks. Provided that all are in order, travelers will then be allowed to proceed to a prearranged transfer to the reserved hotel.

  6. Upon arrival at the hotel, travelers must present their copy of the affixed Quarantine Form to the hotel staff to carry out the checks on the type of entry scheme permitted to the travelers. The travelers’ information will then be registered on the COSTE system. Afterward, travelers must undergo the first RT-PCR test (except for those who have already taken the test at government-designated hospitals/lab centers prior to their arrival at the hotel).

  7. If receiving a negative RT-PCR test result, travelers can enjoy travel activities within a Sandbox destination throughout the 7 days but must return to their prearranged accommodation on a nightly basis. They are not allowed to stay overnight in any other places.

  8. On Day 5-6, travelers must go to their appointment at the government-designated hospitals/lab centers to undergo their second RT-PCR test (must be prepaid by the travelers prior to applying for the Thailand Pass).

  9. Travelers give their copy of the affixed Quarantine Form/prepaid RT-PCR testing number to the hospitals/lab centers for reference.

Travellers must stay at least the first 7 nights within a Sandbox destination if planning to continue the journey to other destinations in Thailand. If staying less than 7 nights, the traveller must leave Thailand to another country immediately.

All travellers must download and install the MorChana application, and set it on at all times for the COVID-19 precautionary measures and to record the result on Day 5-6 in the application.

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Travelers whose test results return as positive will be referred for appropriate medical treatment in accordance with Thailand’s Communicable Diseases Act B.E. 2558 (2015). The expenses must be covered by the required insurance for foreign travelers, or national healthcare coverage for Thais and eligible foreign expatriates.

Pending on their conditions, they may be medically advised to receive treatment in either hospital hotel isolation or community isolation.

During receiving the medical treatment – at least 10 days, they must remain in their accommodation only. They should not leave their accommodation unless utmost necessary and must notify the Communicable Disease Control officer in charge.

After having recovered from COVID-19, they will receive a medical certificate of recovery.

Contact us directly to discuss your best options to travel to Koyao under the current rules and regulations.

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While in Thailand, you are advised to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. This means washing your hands often, practicing social distancing, undergoing regular temperature checks, testing for COVID-19, and installing the alert application.

Travelers who are experiencing COVID-like symptoms should get tested. If testing positive they must get appropriate medical treatment. Those with COVID-19 testing appointments must get tested.

Please be aware that in Thailand masks are to be worn at all times in public areas and in any vehicle with 2 or more people.

Contact us directly to discuss your best options to travel to Koyao under the current rules and regulations.

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Whatsapp+66 65 64 000 64

Please note

  • Rules and regulations in the Sandbox Programme are subject to change.
  • We do not assume any responsibility or liability for any errors or omissions in the content of this page. The information contained on this page is provided on an informative basis with no guarantees of completeness or accuracy.

Contact us to discuss your best options to travel to Koyao under the Sandbox 7+7 Extension. 

Email: [email protected]

Whatsapp: +66 65 64 000 64