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Provincial entry and exit rules as Thailand eases COVID-19 control measures

As of 1 February, 2021, Thailand’s 77 provinces have been classified into five areas with specific measures in place depending on the level of risk

Bangkok, 03 February, 2021 – The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) would like to provide a summary of the entry and exit rules at each of the country’s 77 provinces, following the Royal Thai Government’s announcement on easing of the COVID-19 control measures in most areas nationwide as of 1 February, 2021.

This guideline summary should be used as reference only. Travellers are advised to recheck with local provincial authorities for specific requirements, which may change with the constantly evolving situation.

Provincial entry and exit rules as Thailand eases COVID-19 control measures
Provincial entry and exit rules as Thailand eases COVID-19 control measures

Maximum Controlled area (1 province)

Samut Sakhon: Update info on entry/exit measures not available.  
Provincial entry and exit rules as Thailand eases COVID-19 control measures

High controlled areas (4 provinces)

Central Region  

Bangkok: Update info on entry/exit measures not available.  

Samut Prakan: All visitors must show official documents to prove their travel was necessary. They are also required to register with the Mor Chana contact tracing application.  

Pathum Thani: Visitorswho want to entry/exit Pathum Thani must show official documents to prove their travel was necessary.  

Nonthaburi: Visitors who have been to at-risk areas are required to undergo health screening and comply with disease control measures including enter a 14-day hospital quarantine.

Visitors who want to exit Nonthaburi must show official documents to prove their travel was necessary.  
Provincial entry and exit rules as Thailand eases COVID-19 control measures

Controlled areas (20 provinces)

Central Region (9 provinces)  

Ang Thong:  Update info on entry/exit measures not available.

Ayutthaya: Visitors from Bangkok, Chon Buri, Nakhon Pathom, Nonthaburi, Pathum Thani, Rayong, and Samut Sakhon are required to register with the local contact tracing QR code, and enter a 14-day home quarantine or alternative local quarantine on their own expense.

Visitors from Chachoengsao, Chanthaburi, Phetchaburi, Ratchaburi, Samut Prakan, Samut Songkhram, Saraburi, and Tak are to report to the local administration or public health office, and enter a 14-day home quarantine or alternative local quarantine on their own expense.

Lop Buri: Update info on entry/exit measures not available.

Nakhon Nayok: Visitors from Samut Sakhon who intend to stay more than 14 days are to report to the local administration or public health office, and must show official documents to prove their travel was necessary. They are also required to enter a 14-day home quarantine and take the DMHTT precautions.

Visitors from Samut Sakhon for a day trip or who intend to stay less than 14 days are to report to the local administration or public health office, and must show official documents to prove their travel was necessary. Overnight visitors must avoid public places, and take the DMHTT precautions. In addition, accommodation establishments with guests from these four provinces must follow strict disease control measures.

Visitors from Bangkok, Nonthaburi, Pathum Thani, and Samut Prakan are to report to the local administration or public health office. Those who intend to say more than 14 days must enter a health screening system within 12 hours for further instructions by the local health authorities.
Overnight (less than 14 days) and day-trip visitors must also undergo a health screening. All are required to take the DMHTT precautions.

Visitors from the controlled and high surveillance areas are to report to the local administration and take DMHTT precautions (quarantine not required). Meanwhile, visitors from the surveillance areas are advised to take the DMHTT precautions.

Residents who plan to go to Samut Sakhon are required to seek permission from the local administration or public health office and must show official documents to prove their travel was necessary.

Nakhon Pathom: Visitors from Samut Sakhon, Bangkok, Nonthaburi, Pathum Thani, and Samut Prakan are to report to the local administration or public health office, and are required to complete an entry registration form as well as register with the Mor Chana contact tracing application.

Samut Songkhram: Visitors from Samut Sakhon, Bangkok, Nonthaburi, Pathum Thani, and Samut Prakan are to report to the local administration or public health office. Entry or exit documents are not required.

Saraburi: Visitors from Samut Sakhon are to report to the local public health office and register with the local contact tracing QR Code, enter a 14-day home quarantine, and take the DMHTT precautions.

Visitors from Bangkok, Nonthaburi, Pathum Thani, and Samut Prakan are to register with the local contact tracing by QR Code and enter a 14-day self-monitor. Overnight (less than 14 days) and day-trip visitors must also undergo a health screening.

All visitors are required to take the DMHTT precautions.

Sing Buri: Visitors from Samut Sakhon, Bangkok, Nonthaburi, Pathum Thani, and Samut Prakan are to report to the local administration or public health office or required to seek advance permission to enter and exit via to Sing Buri to Go online form or scan QR Code. They are also required to enter a 14-day home quarantine, and take the DMHTT precautions.

Suphan Buri: Visitors from Samut Sakhon, Bangkok, Nonthaburi, Pathum Thani, and Samut Prakan are to report to the local administration or public health office.  

Eastern Region (7 provinces)

Chachoengsao:
Update info on entry/exit measures not available.

Chanthaburi: Visitors from the maximum controlled, high controlled, controlled, and high surveillance areas are required to report to the local administration or public health office.

Visitors from Samut Sakhon specifically must also show official documents to prove their travel was necessary.

In addition, visitors from Samut Sakhon, Bangkok, Nonthaburi, Pathum Thani, and Samut Prakan are required to register with the Mor Chana contact tracing application.

All visitors are advised to take the DMHTT precautions.

Chon Buri: Update info on entry/exit measures not available.

Prachin Buri: Update info on entry/exit measures not available.

Rayong: Entry or exit documents are not required.

Sa Kaeo: Visitors from Bangkok, Nonthaburi, Pathum Thani, and Samut Prakan are to report to the local administration and take DMHTT precautions (quarantine not required)

Trat: Visitors from Samut Sakhon are to report to the local public health office, enter a 14-day home quarantine, and take the DMHTT precautions. Entry or exit documents are not required.

Western Region (4 provinces)

Kanchanaburi: Visitors from Samut Sakhon are to report to the local public health office, enter a 14-day home quarantine, and take the DMHTT precautions.

Phetchaburi: Update info on entry/exit measures not available.

Ratchaburi: Returning residents from Samut Sakhon are to report to the local public health office, and are required to register with the Mor Chana or Thai Chana contact tracing application, must avoid public places, and take DMHTT precautions.

Day-trip visitors from Samut Sakhon are to report to the local public health office, and are required to register with the Mor Chana or Thai Chana contact tracing application, must avoid public places, and take DMHTT precautions.

Tak: Visitors from Samut Sakhon, Bangkok, Nonthaburi, Pathum Thani, and Samut Prakan are to report to the local public health office, and are required to register with the Mor Chana or Thai Chana contact tracing application. They are also required to enter a 14-day home quarantine, and take DMHTT precautions.
Provincial entry and exit rules as Thailand eases COVID-19 control measures

High surveillance areas (17 provinces)

Central Region (4 provinces)  

Chai Nat: Visitors are required to seek advance permission to enter and exit via the Chainat to Go online form.    

A medical certificate, issued no more than 72 hours with an RT-PCR laboratory result indicating that COVID-19 is not detected, is required from visitors from the maximum controlled areas (Samut Sakhon).

Overnight visitors from Samut Sakhon as well as the high controlled areas (Bangkok, Nonthaburi, Pathum Thani, and Samut Prakan) are required to enter a 14-day quarantine.  

Nakhon Sawan: Overnight visitors from the maximum controlled areas are required to register their visits at all locations, avoid public places, and take the DMHTT precautions.

Returning residents from the maximum controlled areas are to report to the local administration or public health office, enter a 14-day home quarantine, and take the DMHTT precautions.  

Phetchabun: Visitors from Samut Sakhon must show official documents to prove their travel was necessary. They are to report to the local administration or public health office and enter a 14-day home quarantine, or alternative local quarantine on their own expense.  

Visitors from Bangkok, Nonthaburi, Pathum Thani, and Samut Prakan are to report to the local administration or public health office and enter a 14-day quarantine, or alternative local quarantine on their own expense. In addition, accommodation establishments with guests from these four provinces must follow strict disease control measures.  

Uthai Thani: Visitors from Samut Sakhon are to report to the local administration or public health office, and must show a medical certificate, issued no more than 72 hours with an RT-PCR laboratory result indicating that COVID-19 is not detected. They are also required to enter a 14-day quarantine.  

Visitors from Bangkok, Nonthaburi, Pathum Thani, and Samut Prakan are to report to the local administration or public health office, and must enter a health screening system for further instructions by the local health authorities.  
Northern Region (2 provinces)  

Kamphaeng Phet: Update info on entry/exit measures not available.  

Sukhothai: Visitors from Samut Sakhon are required to enter a 14-day home quarantine. Exceptions are made for public health officials, freight forwarders, and public transport drivers.  

Visitors from Bangkok, Nonthaburi, Pathum Thani, and Samut Prakan are to report to the local administration or public health office, and enter a 14-day self-monitor.  
Northeastern Region (3 provinces)  

Buri Ram: Visitors are required to complete both the T. 8 health screening from and the AOT Healthy Passport contact tracing application.  
Visitors from Samut Sakhon, Bangkok, Nonthaburi, Pathum Thani, and Samut Prakan must also show a medical certificate, issued no more than 72 hours with an RT-PCR laboratory result indicating that COVID-19 is not detected. They are also required to enter a 14-day quarantine.  

Domestic flight passengers from the controlled, high surveillance, and surveillance areas who transit in Bangkok are not required to enter a quarantine.  

Chaiyaphum: Update info on entry/exit measures not available.  

Nakhon Ratchasima: Visitors from Samut Sakhon who intend to stay more than 14 days are to report to the local administration or public health office, and must show official documents to prove their travel was necessary. They are also required to enter a 14-day home quarantine, and take the DMHTT precautions.  

Visitors from Samut Sakhon for a day trip or who intend to stay less than 14 days are to report to the local administration or public health office, and must show official documents to prove their travel was necessary. Overnight visitors must avoid public places, and take the DMHTT precautions. In addition, accommodation establishments with guests from these four provinces must follow strict disease control measures.  

Visitors from Bangkok, Nonthaburi, Pathum Thani, and Samut Prakan are to report to the local administration or public health office. Those who intend to stay more than 14 days must enter a health screening system within 12 hours for further instructions by the local health authorities. Overnight (less than 14 days) and day-trip visitors must also undergo a health screening. All are required to take the DMHTT precautions.  
Southern Region (8 provinces)  

Chumphon: Update info on entry/exit measures not available. However, the province has increased surveillance along the border to prevent illegal entry from Myanmar.  

Narathiwat: Update info on entry/exit measures not available.  

Phang Nga: Visitors from Samut Sakhon must show official documents to prove their travel was necessary. Without the required documents, they must enter quarantine (14 days or throughout the duration of visit).  

Visitors from Bangkok, Nonthaburi, Pathum Thani, and Samut Prakan are required to complete a questionnaire to determine their health level of risk. Those from districts with new COVID-19 cases in the last 7 days must enter a 14-day quarantine.  

Visitors from the controlled and high surveillance areas are to report to the local administration and take DMHTT precautions (quarantine not required). Meanwhile, visitors from the surveillance areas are advised to take the DMHTT precautions.  

Ranong: All visitors are required to register their visit via the Ranong Chana contract tracing application, and take DMHTT precautions.  

Visitors from Samut Sakhon are to report to the local administration or public health office, and must show a medical certificate, issued no more than 72 hours with an RT-PCR laboratory result indicating that COVID-19 is not detected. They are also required to enter a 14-day quarantine.  

Visitors from Bangkok, Nonthaburi, Pathum Thani, and Samut Prakan are to report to the local administration or public health office, to observe their health for 14 days (self-monitoring).  

Surat Thani: Returning residents from Samut Sakhon are to report to the local public health office, and enter a 14-day home quarantine.   Returning residents from Bangkok, Nonthaburi, Pathum Thani, and Samut Prakan are to report to the local public health office, enter a 14-day self-isolation, and take the DMHTT precautions.  

Returning residents from the controlled areas (20 provinces) are to take the DMHTT precautions, and avoid public or crowded places.  

Songkhla: Visitors from Samut Sakhon are to report to the local public health office, enter a 14-day home quarantine, and take the DMHTT precautions.  

Yala: Update info on entry/exit measures not available.
Provincial entry and exit rules as Thailand eases COVID-19 control measures

Surveillance area (35 provinces)

Northern Region (11 provinces)  

Chiang Mai: All visitors must register with the CM-Chana contact tracing application, and follow official instructions.   

Visitors from Samut Sakhon must also show official documents to prove their travel was necessary. They are to report to the local administration or public health office and enter a 14-day home quarantine.  

Visitors from Bangkok, Nonthaburi, Pathum Thani, and Samut Prakan must also report to the local administration or public health office and enter a 14-day self-monitoring.  

Chiang Rai: Visitors from Samut Sakhon must show official documents to prove their travel was necessary and enter a 14-day home quarantine. Those who do not have official documents will be isolated in a local quarantine facility.  

Visitors from Bangkok, Nonthaburi, Pathum Thani, and Samut Prakan are to register via the Chiang Rai Sawasdee and Thai Chana contact tracing applications. They are also required to enter a 14-day self-monitoring, take the DMHTT precautions, and avoid crowded places.  

Visitors from the controlled, high surveillance and surveillance areas are to register via the Chiang Rai Sawasdee and Thai Chana contact tracing applications, self-observe their health, and take the DMHTT precautions.  

Lampang: Returning residents who have been to at-risk areas are required to enter a 14-day self-quarantine. They are also required to register with the Lampang Chana contact tracing application and follow the advice from the local public health authorities.  

Returning residents from Samut Sakhon, Bangkok, Nonthaburi, Pathum Thani, and Samut Prakan must show official documents to prove their travel was necessary.   

Lamphun: Overnight visitors are required to report to the local administration or public health office.

Visitors from Samut Sakhon, Rayong, Chon Buri, Bangkok (Bang Phlat, Bangkok Noi or high controlled districts) are required to report to the local administration or public health office, and enter a 14-day home quarantine.   

Mae Hong Son: All visitors are required to register with the Sawasdee Mae Hong Son local contact tracing application and enter a health screening system. Hospital treatment, local quarantine, or home quarantine will be required depending on the individual’s health status.   

All visitors who have been to at-risk areas are required to undergo health screening and comply with disease control measures including enter a 14-day hospital quarantine.  

Resident visitors who have been to other provinces with known infections are required to report to the local administration or public health office and enter a 14-day self-quarantine.   

Nan: Visitors from Samut Sakhon must enter a 14-day home quarantine.   Visitors from Bangkok, Nonthaburi, Pathum Thani, and Samut Prakan must enter a 14-day self-monitoring, and report to village health volunteers every 3 days.  

Visitors from the controlled areas (20 provinces) must enter a 14-day self-monitoring, and report to village health volunteers every 7 days.  

Phayao: Update info on entry/exit measures not available.  

Phichit: Update info on entry/exit measures not available.  

Phitsanulok: Update info on entry/exit measures not available.  

Phrae: All visitors are required to register with the Phrae Chana contact tracing application.  

Specifically for visitors from Samut Sakhon, Bangkok, Nonthaburi, Pathum Thani, and Samut Prakan, they must show official documents to prove their travel was necessary. They are also required to register with the Mor Chana contact tracing application and enter a 14-day home quarantine.   

Visitors from the controlled areas (20 provinces) are required to report to the local administration or public health office, and enter a 14-day self-monitor.   Visitors from the high surveillance (17 provinces) are to take the DMHTT precautions.  

Uttaradit: All visitors are required to register with the HUG UTT contact tracing application, and take DMHTT precautions.  
Northeastern Region (17 provinces)  

Amnat Charoen: Visitors from Samut Sakhon, Bangkok, Nonthaburi, Pathum Thani, and Samut Prakan are to report to the local administration or public health office and enter a 14-day home quarantine.  

Visitors from other provinces are required to report to the local administration, public health office, or village health volunteers. Returning residents from overseas who have completed the 14-day state quarantine are to report to the local administration or public health office and enter a 14-day self-monitor.  

Bueng Kan: Visitors from Samut Sakhon are to report to the local administration or public health office, and enter a 14-day home quarantine.  

Kalasin: Update info on entry/exit measures not available.  

Khon Kaen: Update info on entry/exit measures not available.  

Loei: Update info on entry/exit measures not available.  

Maha Sarakham: All visitors are required to register with the local contact tracing QR code.  

Specifically for visitors from Samut Sakhon, they must show official documents to prove their travel was necessary. They are also required to register with the Mor Chana contact tracing application as well as report to the local administration or public health office, and enter a 14-day home quarantine.   

Visitors from Bangkok, Nonthaburi, Pathum Thani, and Samut Prakan are required to report to the local administration or public health office, and enter a 14-day home quarantine.   

Visitors from controlled (20 provinces) and high surveillance (17 provinces) areas are required to report to the local administration or public health office, and enter a 14-day self-monitor.  

Mukdahan: Visitors are required to report to the local administration or public health office, enter a 14-day home quarantine.   

Nakhon Phanom: Update info on entry/exit measures not available.  

Nong Bua Lamphu: Update info on entry/exit measures not available.  

Nong Khai: Visitors from Samut Sakhon must enter a 14-day home quarantine, or alternative local quarantine at their own expense.   Visitors from Bangkok, Nonthaburi, Pathum Thani, and Samut Prakan are required to enter a 14-day self- quarantine.  

Roi Et: All visitors must register by scanning the local QR code.   Returning residents from Samut Sakhon are also to report to the local public health office, and enter a 14-day home quarantine.  

Returning residents from Bangkok, Nonthaburi, Pathum Thani, and Samut Prakan are to report to the local public health office, enter a 14-day self-isolation, and take the DMHTT precautions.  

Returning residents from the controlled areas (20 provinces) are to take the DMHTT precautions, and avoid public or crowded places.  

Sakon Nakhon: Visitors must register by scanning the local contact tracing QR code. They are to report to the local administration or public health office, and enter a 14-day home quarantine.  

Visitors who have been to other provinces with known infections are required to report to the local administration, public health office, or village health volunteers, as well as register with the local contact tracing systems.  

Si Sa Ket: All visitors must register by scanning the local QR code.   Specifically for visitors from Samut Sakhon, Bangkok, Nonthaburi, Pathum Thani, and Samut Prakan, they must show official documents to prove their travel was necessary. They are to report to the local administration or public health office and enter a 14-day home quarantine.  

A medical certificate, issued no more than 72 hours with an RT-PCR laboratory result indicating that COVID-19 is not detected, is required from visitors from the maximum controlled areas (Samut Sakhon).  

Surin: Visitors from Samut Sakhon are to report to the local administration or public health office, and must show a medical certificate, issued no more than 72 hours with an RT-PCR laboratory result indicating that COVID-19 is not detected. They are also required to register with the Mor Chana contact tracing application, and enter a 14-day home quarantine.  

Visitors from Bangkok, Nonthaburi, Pathum Thani, and Samut Prakan are to report to the local administration or public health office and enter a health screening system for further instructions by the local health authorities. They are also to register with the Mor Chana contact tracing application.  

Ubon Ratchathani: All visitors must show official documents to prove their travel was necessary. They are also required to register with the Hug Ubon contact tracing application and take DMHTT precautions.  

Visitors from Ang Thong, Bangkok, Chanthaburi, Chon Buri, Nakhon Pathom, Nonthaburi, Pathum Thani, Rayong, Samut Prakan, Samut Sakhon, and Trat are also to report to the local administration or public health office and enter a 14-day home quarantine.  

Udon Thani: Returning residents from Ang Thong, Bangkok, Chanthaburi, Chon Buri, Nonthaburi, Pathum Thani, Rayong, Samut Prakan, and Samut Sakhon are to report to the local administration or public health office, as well as register with the local contact tracing system and enter a 14-day home quarantine.  

Yasothon: Update info on entry/exit measures not available.  
Southern Region (7 provinces)  

Krabi: Visitors from Samut Sakhon are required to register with the QT14 and Mor Chana contact tracing applications and must show official documents to prove their travel was necessary. They are also required to present a medical certificate, issued no more than 72 hours with an RT-PCR laboratory result indicating that COVID-19 is not detected. In addition, they are required to enter a 14-day home quarantine.  

Visitors from the other 76 provinces are to register with the QT14 and Mor Chana contact tracing applications, but do not need to enter quarantine.  

Nakhon Si Thammarat: Visitors from Samut Sakhon are to report to the local administration or public health office, and enter a 14-day home quarantine or local quarantine.  

Visitors from other areas are to report to the local administration or public health office, enter a 14-day self-monitoring, take the DMHTT precautions, and avoid crowded places.  

Pattani: Update info on entry/exit measures not available.  

Phatthalung: Update info on entry/exit measures not available.  

Phuket: Visitors from Samut Sakhon are required to register with the Mor Chana contact tracing application and register online via www.gophuget.com, or report to the local administration, as well as show official documents to prove their travel was necessary. They are also required to enter a health screening system for further instructions by the local health authorities, enter a 14-day home quarantine, and take the DMHTT precautions.  

Visitors from Bangkok, Nonthaburi, Pathum Thani, and Samut Prakan are required to register with the Mor Chana contact tracing application and register online via www.gophuget.com, and enter a 14-day self-monitor. Overnight visitors must avoid public places and take the DMHTT precautions. Accommodation establishments with guests from these four provinces must follow strict disease control measures.  

Satun: All visitors are to report to the local administration or public health office, and take the DMHTT precautions.  

Trang: Update info on entry/exit measures not available.  

Maximum controlled area (1 province): only Samut Sakon is classified under this area. 

High controlled areas (4 provinces): Bangkok, Nonthaburi, Pathum Thani, and Samut Prakan.

Controlled areas (20 provinces): (region by region) Central: Ang Thong, Ayutthaya, Lop Buri, Nakhon Nayok, Nakhon Pathom, Samut Songkhram, Saraburi, Sing Buri and Suphan Buri; East: Chachoengsao, Chanthaburi, Chon Buri, Prachin Buri, Rayong, Sa Kaeo and Trat, and West: Kanchanaburi, Phetchaburi, Ratchaburi, and Tak. 

High surveillance areas (17 provinces): (region by region) Central: Chai Nat, Nakhon Sawan, Phetchabun, and Uthai Thani, North: Kamphaeng Phet and Sukhothai, Northeast: Buri Ram, Chaiyaphum, Nakhon Ratchasima, and South: Chumphon, Narathiwat, Phang Nga, Prachuap Khiri Khan, Ranong, Surat Thani, Songkhla, and Yala. 

Surveillance areas (35 provinces): (region by region) North: Chiang Mai, Chiang Rai, Lampang, Lamphun, Mae Hong Son, Nan, Phayao, Phichit, Phitsanulok, Phrae and Uttaradit, Northeast: Amnat Charoen, Bueng Kan, Kalasin, Khon Kaen, Loei, Maha Sarakham, Mukdahan, Nakhon Phanom, Nong Bua Lamphu, Nong Khai, Roi Et, Sakon Nakhon, Si Sa Ket, Surin, Ubon Ratchathani, Udon Thani, and Yasothon, and South: Krabi, Nakhon Si Thammarat, Pattani, Phatthalung, Phuket, Satun, and Trang.

DMHTT: Thailand’s Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) has advised the public to take DMHTT precautions to prevent the spread of COVID-19: D – Distancing, M – Mask wearing, H – Handwashing, T – Temperature check, and T – Thai Chana contact tracing application. See  more details at How to protect yourselves and others from COVID-19 in Thailand.

TAT is constantly providing updates on the tourism-related COVID-19 situation in Thailand at the TAT Newsroom (www.tatnews.org); Facebook (tatnews.org); and Twitter (Tatnews_Org).

For additional information and assistance relating to Thailand’s tourism, contact the TAT Contact Centre 1672 or Tourist Police 1155.

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