HOW HONGKONGERS CITIZENS CAN ENTER THAILAND DURING CORONAVIRUS

HOW HONGKONGERS CITIZENS CAN ENTER THAILAND DURING CORONAVIRUS

iVisa | Updated on Apr 21, 2020

Due to its proximity, Thailand has always been a favorite destination for travelers coming from Hong Kong, specially because Hongkongers does not need a Visa to visit this country. In order to encourage citizens from Hong Kong to travel to Thailand, the government of that country has released the Thailand Health Certificate (T.8. Form) which you can get by applying through our website. For more information about this certificate, please check the FAQs we have gathered below:

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

I’m a Hongkonger citizen with an ordinary passport, do I need a Visa to travel to Thailand?

Based on the visa requirements for Hongkongers citizens, you are free to visit Thailand without a Visa.

Why do you charge a fee if the T.8. Form doesn’t have a cost?

The T.8. Form has no cost but we charge our service fee which is a small price considering the time you will save at the airport.

Can you explain what is the Thailand Health Certificate (T.8. Form)?

Sure! The Thailand Health Certificate (T.8. Form) is an electronic document issued by the Thai government which travelers will need to show at the airport upon their arrival in Thailand. The Immigration Officers will scan the QR Code in your phone (that leads to the form) to verify if you are fit to enter the country.

How long does the T.8. Form allow me to stay in Thailand?

The T.8. Form only allows you to enter Thailand, the stay will depend on your Visa. Hongkongers passport holders can travel without a Visa, but they are only allowed to stay up to 90 days (3 months).

Do you need any document to receive my application?

Actually, you do not need to provide us any document. However, you will need to have the following at the moment of submitting your applicationt:

  • Passport Personal Details Scan

Does the Thailand Health Certificate (T.8. Form) have a validity period?

Officially, there’s no information provided by the government regarding the validity period of this document. Nonetheless, it’s safe to assume that is only valid for 72 hours after issued, since that’s the soonest a traveler is allowed to apply for the T.8. Form.

How much do I need to pay to apply for the Thailand Health Certificate (T.8. Form) and how long does it take to process?

As we explained previously, we only charge our service fee which will depend on the processing speed you choose. According to the speed, the processing time will change as well:

  • Standard Processing: Here it will take 3 Business Days to process your T.8. Form. Plus, the service fee is USD 20.00.

  • Rush Processing: In this level, the processing time is 2 Business Days with a service fee of USD 30.00.

  • Super Rush Processing: Our fastest processing, here it only takes 1 Business Day to process. The cost of USD 55.00 may sound a little high, but it really worth it.

Can you explain how the Thailand Health Certificate (T.8. Form) works?

Of course! The Thailand Health T.8. Form works as a health statement which will be evaluated by the immigration officers upon your arrival. They are going to do it by scanning the QR Code on your phone that you will receive from us.

Will it take me so much to apply for the T.8. Form?

Not at all. As a matter of fact, you can apply here while you wait for the water to boil.

I want to apply, but I don’t know where to start. Can you help?

Say no more, we’ve got this. The process is not complicated at all, just click here to start and then complete these two easy steps:

  • In the first place, fill basic information related to you and choose the processing speed more suitable for you.
  • After that, please give the final review to your application before making the payment.

After I submit my application, what’s the next step?

Then, you just need to prepare everything for your trip and we’ll take care of your T.8. Form. Once we receive the approval from the government, we will send your QR Code through your e-mail.

Can I use my T.8. Form more than once?

You can only use this certificate once per travel.

Do my children need this document as well if they are traveling with me?

If your children hold their own Hongkonger passport, they will have to obtain their own Thailand Health Certificate (T.8. Form).

How can I apply for my family and friends?

That’s simple! You can add new applicants in your application form in case your family is traveling with you. But if they will travel on their own and you only wish to help them, you can apply here by introducing their information. We recommend you to make sure they have the required documents before filling the form.

If I only intend to transit through Thailand, will I need a transit Visa?

That wouldn’t be necessary since Hongkonger passport holders can travel to Thailand without a Visa.

Will you let me know if my application has been approved?

Of course! We will keep you informed during the entire process and let you know by e-mail once your application is approved.

What can I do if I have made a mistake in my application?

First thing is to keep calm. Then, you just need to contact us through our live chat and one of our agents will give you the support you need.

Why should I choose iVisa to process my Thailand Health Certificate (T.8. Form)?

We have a vast experience processing different travel documents for travelers around the world and we use easy-to-fill forms to make sure to send your application following the government’s regulations in order to increase the approval rate. Nonetheless, please bear in mind the final decision depends on the government.

Do you have any contact information in case I have more questions?

Indeed we do. Our customer service agents will wait to solve all your queries in our chat or through our e-mail help@ivisa.com. Also, please feel free to give us a call to this number +1 (786) 460-2707 (8am-8pm EST).

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