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While travelers canât get enough of the countryâs natural beauty of white sandy beaches and towering rainforests, Thailand is a unique adventure for any traveler. Hereâs what you need to know to get the most out of your experience.
Travel Requirements for Thailand
As of July 1, 2022 , Thailand no longer requires travel insurance. However, it is still a good idea to have suitable travel medical insurance for your visit.
COVID-19 in Thailand
For the most up-to-date information on entry requirements for Thailand please check with the Tourism Authority of Thailand. If you're traveling to Thailand, here are some Covid safety precautions to take. For the most up-to-date information on Covid safety please visitCDC guidelines.
Covid information for your trip
Do you know the Covid situation for your destination? Keep up with country-specific advisories and notifications.
Health & safety
Tap water is not always safe to drink in Thailand, but fresh bottled drinking water is readily available. The country is generally quite safe although petty theft and tourist scams can occur. Avoid bringing non-prescribed drugs into Thailand. Drug charges are taken very seriously and usually result in jail time.
Make sure you are up-to-date on all routine vaccines before your trip. Here are the common vaccination requirements:
- Chickenpox (Varicella)
- Flu (influenza)
- Measles-Mumps-Rubella (MMR)
- Japanese encephalitis
- Hepatitis A
- Hepatitis B
- Yellow fever
For the most up-to-date information on required vaccinations and other health requirements, visit the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) website.
Visas & documentation
The visas and documentation required for a trip to Thailand are changing due to Covid. Be sure to check with your local government agencies to learn what you will need in order to enter the country.