HOW CAN MACAO PEOPLE ENTER THAILAND DURING CORONAVIRUS?

HOW CAN MACAO PEOPLE ENTER THAILAND DURING CORONAVIRUS?

iVisa | Updated on May 02, 2022

If you live in Macao and want to take a break from the current global situation, Thailand is always a great choice to relax. Due to its proximity, Macao citizens can travel there in less than 7 hours. Nonetheless, in these difficult times, we need to prioritize safety above all. Being aware of this, the Thai government has released the Thailand Health Declaration (T.8 Form) as one of its actions to decrease the spread of the novel COVID-19. This new certificate will identify if travelers are fit to enter the country by verifying their medical information.

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Here at iVisa.com, we are working hard to offer you a good service despite the current situation, that’s why we can help you get your T.8 Form, you just need to apply here. Additionally, please check the frequently asked questions we have compiled for you.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Do I need a visa to travel to Thailand if I hold a Macao passport?

According to the visa policy of Thailand, Macao passport holders are free to visit its country without a Visa. However, you will need to apply for a Health Declaration (T.8 Form).

What is the Thailand Health Declaration (T.8 Form)?

The Thailand Health Declaration is an electronic document issued by the Thai government whose main purpose is to identify if travelers are fit to enter Thailand in order to prevent the propagation of COVID-19.

This Health Declaration will be in a QR Code to facilitate its verification by the Immigration Officers. So be sure to process yours at the correct time.

Why do I have to pay for this T.8 Form if it doesn’t have a cost?

What we charge is our service fee for processing your T.8 Form. This is the only payment you will make with us and in exchange, you will avoid long lines at the airport since you will have your Health Declaration beforehand.

Do I need to show a COVID vaccination certificate to enter Thailand?

Full vaccination is not mandatory to enter Thailand, however, if you display your COVID vaccine passport or vaccination certificate, you won't need to present a negative PCR test nor to follow a quarantine.

Accepted vaccines are Sinovac, AstraZeneca, Pfizer, Johnson & Johnson, Moderna, Sinopharm, and Sputnik V.

You are considered vaccinated if all doses of a vaccine against SARS-Cov-2 have been administered at least two weeks before traveling.

Do I need a negative COVID-19 test result to enter Thailand?

  • COVID test prior to arrival: PCR within 72 hours before departure for unvaccinated travelers
    • COVID test exemptions: Fully vaccinated travelers.

Is quarantine obligatory when I arrive in Thailand?

Option 1 - exemptions from quarantine for unvaccinated travelers:

  • Travelers with a negative PCR test taken within 72 hours before departure.
  • Travelers must have proof of insurance with at least 10,000 USD coverage for medical treatments in Thailand (for non-Thais only.)

Option 2 - for unvaccinated travelers who cannot undergo an RT-PCR test result within 72 hours before traveling:

  • Alternative Quarantine (AQ) hotel confirmation for 5 days (including 1 RT-PCR test.)
  • Travelers must have proof of insurance with at least 10,000 USD coverage for medical treatments in Thailand (for non-Thais only.)
  • Take a PCR test on days 4 - 5 in Thailand during the mandatory 5-day quarantine at AQ hotel.

NOTE: Fully vaccinated travelers are exempted from quarantine requirements.

How long can I stay there with the T.8 Form?

Bear in mind that the Thailand Health Declaration (T.8 Form) it only grants you a Single Entry and it is valid for 14 days after arrival or until passport expires.

We know that based on the visa requirements for Macao citizens, you are allowed to stay in Thailand for up to 30 days without a visa. This also applies to the Health Declaration.

What documents do I need to submit my application?

You just need to have the following documents valid at the moment of submitting your application:

  • Passport Scan: from the page where your personal information appears.
  • Payment Method:we are currently accepting all the credit and debit cards. Paypal payments are also accepted.

How much time does it take the processing of the Health Declaration (T.8 Form)?

It doesn't take too much time to process your application, however, we have divided the processing times into three options so you can see when you will receive the QR Code. Both the processing time and service fee change according to the speed you select. Below you will find the three different types of processing time we offer:

  • Standard Processing: this is our regular processing. Here it will take 7 days to get your T.8 Form. Plus, the service fee will cost USD 26.00.

  • Rush Processing: a little bit faster than the previous one. Here you will receive your QR Code in 5 days. The service fee will also increase a little to USD 45.50.

  • Super Rush Processing: our main star! Faster than the flash, here you will receive your QR Code in just 3 days. The price of this alternative is USD 78.00.

How does the Thailand Health Declaration work?

You will need to show the QR Code of your Health Declaration, that we will send to you by email, to the Immigration Officers upon your arrival in Thailand. They will scan this code in their system so the T.8 Form will download itself in their platform and they will give the physical version of this document to you.

Will it take a long time to apply for the T.8 Form?

Not at all, you just need ten minutes of your time to complete the online application form that we have on our website.

How do I have to submit my application?

Well, it’s really simple. You just need to click here and proceed with the following steps:

  • In the first step, you will need to fill all the basic information about you, and then you have to choose one of the processing times.

  • Then, you have to make a quick revision of all the info you have provided in the first part and then proceed with the payment.

  • Finally, you just need to upload your passport scan and submit your form. It's that simple, you don't need to waste too much time in the online application.

Apply here and avoid all the bureaucracy that other pages offer you.

After I submitted my application, what comes next?

You just need to focus on your luggage and stuff since we’ll handle all the process. Once we receive the approval from the government, we will send the QR Code to you by email.

Do my kids require to obtain the Health Declaration (T.8 Form) too?

If your kids hold their own ordinary passport, then they will need to apply for the T.8 Form as well.

I have relatives who also want to travel, how can they apply?

If they are traveling with you, you just need to add new applicants into your application form. Now, if you are only helping them to apply, click here and fill the online form with their information. Do not forget to make sure they have the required documents to apply.

How will I be notified if my application is approved?

During the whole process until the final response from the government, we will keep you informed by email. However, you can also contact us at any time if you want to know your application’s status.

Are you a trusted service website to process my Thailand Health Declaration (T.8 Form)?

Of course, we are! We promise we will not disappoint you. Our large experience in helping travelers to get their visas backs up as well as our customer’s reviews. Although the final response depends entirely on the government, we make sure to submit your application as compliant as it can be to increase the approval rate from the government.

Where can I obtain additional information about this topic?

You can contact us by chat or email. Do not hesitate to contact our customer team and solve all your inquiries before applying online with us.

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