Thailand Plans To Issue International Vaccine Passports For Travellers

August 05, 2021

As a part of Thailand’s effort to reopening its territories for tourism and enabling locals to travel abroad, the public health ministry’s Disease Control Department has announced that it will be issuing an international vaccine passport for those who are fully vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus. The passport will be made a compulsory travel document for those travelling abroad. And tourists who are visiting Thailand could also obtain this as a document of proof as they travel around Thailand.

In order to obtain the passports, one should submit documents proving that they have received two shots of vaccines that have been approved by the government and the World Health Organisation. Furthermore, you have to bring your passport, proof of travel – visa, flight ticket, etc and a sum of 50 baht will be charged as the fee.

The passport could be obtained at the Bureau of Communicable Diseases, Travel Medicine Clinic, Bamrasnaradura Infectious Disease Institute, Institute of Urban Disease Control and Prevention Bang Khen Bangkok. If you are stationed at a resort establishment or a 5-star hotel in Bangkok the likes of Pathumwan Princess Hotel, you could also obtain information on this new law implementation by reaching out to the hotel’s front desk.