COVID-19 has changed the social dynamic, including tourism. Of course, we know that in the first period travel wasn't an option but in this new stage, tourism has been activated. This is the best news any traveler can receive. It's time to travel! There are many wonderful countries to visit but if you like colorful and mystics landscapes, we recommend you to visit Thailand. Its golden temples, blue skies, and exotic food make it one of the best places to have a travel adventure.
Luckily, if you are a Swedish passport holder you don’t require a visa to travel to Thailand! However, according to the new measures that the Thai government is taking to reduce the new coronavirus spread, Swedish passport holders require a Thailand Health Declaration to enter Thailand. Continue reading to know how can you obtain this Health Declaration in the most simple way.
The new Thailand Health Declaration (T.8 Form) contains a QR code that must be presented upon arrival to the immigration officials so they can allow you the entry. In iVisa, we can help you to process your Thailand Health Declaration in the easiest way possible.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
I have a Swedish passport, do I need a visa to visit Thailand?
If this is your situation, you can consider yourself a lucky traveler because you don’t need a visa. However, you will require a Thailand Health Declaration This is an official document that Thai authorities created to protect public health.
What is a Thailand Health Declaration (T.8 Form)?
It is an official document requested by Thai authorities to protect public health. Thailand Health Declaration (T.8 Form) is a form that contains a QR code that confirms the patient was tested and is free for the new COVID-19. It must be presented upon arrival to the immigration officials so they can allow you the entry.
How long can visitors with Swedish passport stay in Thailand with the Health Declaration?
The length of stay in Thailand will depend on the nationality of the applicant and not on the Health Declaration. In the case of Sweden citizens, since they are part of the list of visa-exempt countries for Thailand, they can stay up to 30 days in this country.
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 can enjoy a shorter 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
- COVID test after arrival: All travelers will be PCR tested on arrival.
- COVID test in quarantine: Fully vaccinated travelers will be PCR tested on day 6/7 and unvaccinated travelers will be PCR tested on day 8/9.
Is quarantine obligatory when I arrive in Thailand?
Quarantine requirements for fully vaccinated travelers: 7 days in pre-booked hotel (AQ/OQ/AHQ/SQ).
Quarantine testing for fully vaccinated travelers: PCR test on arrival and on day 6/7.
Quarantine requirements for unvaccinated travelers: 10 days in pre-booked hotel (AQ/OQ/AHQ/SQ) for air/sea arrivals and 14 days in pre-booked hotel (AQ/OQ/AHQ/SQ) for land arrivals.
Quarantine testing for unvaccinated travelers: PCR test on arrival and on day 8/9.
**Sandbox programme nationalities: Only Phuket Sandbox applications are open.
Quarantine requirements for Sandbox programme travelers: 7 days in pre-booked hotel.
Quarantine testing for Sandbox programme travelers: PCR test on arrival and on day 6/7.
What are the required documents to apply?
It is important that before applying with us you meet the following requirements that we will show you below:
- A valid passport scan: it has to be valid for at least six months from the planned date of arrival.
- A payment method: it can be a credit or a debit card. In case you prefer to use your PayPal account, it is also allowed.
What are the processing times and prices?
We will show you the 3 procedure times with their respective fees that iVisa has for you:
Standard: 7 days - USD 20.00. This is the cheapest and most common option.
Rush: 5 days - USD 35.00. Fastest than the previous one, if you want to relieve your anxiety and have everything ready for your trip soon this is the option for you.
Super Rush: 3 days - USD 60.00. The best investment you can make. It’s really worth it!
How long does it take to apply for a Thailand Health Declaration?
It takes just a few minutes to apply online and submit your application. Once you submit it, just wait for 3 to 1 business days. The number of days will depend on the processing fee you chose.
How can I apply for a Thailand Health Declaration?
It is so simple and easy with iVisa, you just need to click on this page to apply for your Thailand Health Declaration (T.8 Form). We promise this will be a less stressful procedure. We'll take care of the approval for your document.
How many times can I enter Thailand with this Health Declaration?
The Thai Health Declaration permits you a Single Entry. Remember that our health should be always checked, so it will always necessary to have a second medical revision.
Do I need to get a Thailand Health Declaration for my kids too?
Yes, all people who intend to enter in Thailand will need their Thailand Health Declaration. It's important to protect our health and even more if it's for kids.
How can I apply for my family or friends?
It's easy you don't have to make a new application. If you have already started an application, just click on the "add new applicant" button and include your friends. Of course, they will have their own Health Declaration, this is only for the iVisa online process.
Do I need a Thailand Health Declaration if I am in transit through Thailand?
No, if you don’t go out transit zone you won’t require it.
How do I know if my Thailand Health Declaration (T.8 Form) is approved?
Don't worry, we will keep you updated on your application. Once it’s approved, we will send you an email.
What can I do if I make a mistake in my application?
Contact us! You can use any of our customer service channels, in this way our customer service agents can help you to fix the information before you submit your application. Keep in mind, that once it is submitted and already in the government management, any modification can be done. You will have to apply again.
What can I do if I have more doubts or need more information?
If you need more info, you can always be assisted by our customer service team. They will be pleased to guide you.
Prepare to have all the necessary guidance or help with us!