Thailand is returning to the health restrictions at the borders, which it had abolished last October.
As Southeast Asian countries prepare to welcome tourists from China, where the pandemic is raging, all international travelers over the age of 18 must again prove that they are fully vaccinated against Covid. -19 before boarding, Reuters said, citing a statement from the Civil Aviation Authority of Thailand (CAAT).
This measure, which entered into force on January 9, 2023, is effective at least until the end of the month.
A non-vaccinated visitor can, however, provide a letter from a doctor attesting that he has recovered from Covid-19 for less than 3 months, or that a doctor specifies why he is not vaccinated, specifies France Diplomatie.
Passengers in transit are exempt from vaccination checks.
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The United States maintains the vaccination obligation
The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) added that travel insurance against Covid remains necessary for travelers whose country of origin requires a negative PCR test on arrival.
The expected return of Chinese tourists is leading some destinations to maintain restrictions.
This is the case of the United States, which requires foreign visitors to show proof of full vaccination until April 10.