HOW ITALIANS CAN ENTER THAILAND DURING CORONAVIRUS

HOW ITALIANS CAN ENTER THAILAND DURING CORONAVIRUS

iVisa | Updated on Apr 24, 2020

Event though they are not so close, Thailand is a good destination for Italian citizens due the variety of attractions it has to offer. And not only that, there are over 1,000 Italian restaurants all over Thailand that can make you feel like home. If you are a cuisine passionate, then you will not get bored by trying the local food. The majority of restaurants may be in Bangkok, but you can also find some in Chiang Mai, Phuket, Koh Phangan and others. You can think that you will only be able to travel after the current medical situation our world is going through ends, but the Thai government, conscious of this, has released the Thailand Health Certificate (T.8. Form). An official document that you can obtain by applying here and whose purpose is to impulse tourism and decrease the spread of COVID-19. Want to know more? Then check the FAQs we have gathered for you below.

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

I’m an Italian national, do I need a Visa to visit Thailand?

According to recent announcements from the Thai government, Italians now need a Visa to visit its country. For details of how to obtain your Visa, you can contact the Thai embassy in Italy.

How much will I pay for the Thailand Health Certificate (T.8. Form)?

The T.8. Form doesn't have a cost. You will only pay our service fee depending on the processing speed you choose. You'll find more information about this in the questions below.

Can you explain a little more about the Thailand Health Certificate (T.8. Form)?

Of course! The Thailand Health Certificate (T.8. Form) is an official health declaration issued by the Thai government whose purpose is to prevent the spreading of COVID-19 as well as confirm if travelers meet all the conditions to enter Thailand safely. The Immigration Officers will verify this certificate by scanning the QR Code in your phone that you will receive from us.

How long can we Italian passport holders remain in Thailand with this T.8. Form?

The T.8. Form only grants the right to enter Thailand. Your stay will depend on your Visa's validity. For more information about it, you can contact the Thai embassy in Italy.

What documents do I need to send you for this Thailand Health Certificate (T.8. Form)?

Actually, you don't need to send us any document. Just have the following valid at the moment of submitting your application:

  • Passport Personal Details Scan

Does the Thailand Health Certificate (T.8. Form) have any expiration date?

Even though the Thai government has not established any validity period officially, here at iVisa we assume the *T.8. Form is only valid for 72 hours after its date of issuance, because that’s the soonest a traveler is allowed to apply.

What about the processing time and the cost of this T.8. Form?

Both the processing time and the cost (which is our service fee ) will change based on the processing speed you choose. Below you will find the three speeds we offer:

  • Standard Processing: If you select this option, it will take 3 Business Days to process your T.8. Form. The service fee here is USD 20.00.

  • Rush Processing: One level higher! Here we will process your T.8. Form in 2 Business Days. In addition, the fee you will pay is USD 30.00.

  • Super Rush Processing: The one we recommend if you need to travel right away. On this level, it only takes 1 Business Day to process your form. It costs USD 55.00 but it worth it.

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

Sure! The T.8. Form works as a health statement that you will need to complete prior your travel to Thailand. It is downloadable by scanning a QR Code that we will send you once your application is approved. The officers at the airport will scan the code on your phone and then decide if you are fit to enter the country.

How long will it take me to apply for the T.8. Form?

This will be really quick. You can have your application ready in less than 10 minutes by clicking here.

I'm ready to apply, what steps do I need to follow?

Awesome! Well first, you need to click here and then proceed with the following:

  • Fill basic information about you and select the processing speed you prefer.
  • Give the final review to your application before proceeding with the payment.

What will happen after I apply?

After you apply, we’ll take care of submitting your application to the Thai government. We’ll also keep you informed from the beginning to the end by e-mail.

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

The Thailand Health Certificate (T.8. Form) can only be used once.

I want to travel with my children, do I have to get a T.8. Form for them as well?

As long as your children hold their own ordinary passport, they will need their own T.8. Form.

My relatives want to travel with me, how can they apply?

Well you can all apply at the same time, just click on add new applicants in your application form. In case you are only helping them to apply, you fill their information by clicking here. Please, make sure they have the required documents before filling the form.

Do us Italians passport holders need a Visa if we are only transiting through Thailand?

If you are transiting through Suvarnabhumi Airport and Don Mueang International Airport for less than 12 hours, then you will not need a transit Visa. For further information, you can visit this website.

How will I know if my application has been approved?

Once we have received the approval, we will let you know by e-mail. You can also contact us during the whole process through our chat if you want to know your application's status.

I made a mistake filling my application, how can I fix it?

There's no need to panic. Contact one of our agents immediately through our chat to receive the proper support.

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

Well we have tons of experience processing multiple travel documents for different nationalities and destinations. Also, we always make sure to send your application following the government's regulations to increase the approval rate. Having said that, please bear in mind the final response depends entirely on the government.

Can I contact you if I have further queries?

You absolutely can! For further assistance, contact us through our chat or send us an e-mail to help@ivisa.com. You can also give us a call to this number +1 (786) 460-2707 (8am-8pm EST).

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