Sandbox Program: traveling from non-eligible country + fully vaccinated

What is the Sandbox Program?

The Sandbox program is a quarantine protocol designed for foreign travelers who wish to enter Thailand but does not qualify for the Test and Go Program.


What are the requirements for the Sandbox Program?

  • Travelers must travel by air from any country around the world.
  • Travelers must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 no less than 14 days before traveling
  • Travelers who were previously infected within 3 months must have received 1 dose of an approved vaccine at least 14 days before traveling.
  • Travelers under 18 years of age, traveling with parents or guardians, are exempt from the vaccination requirement.
  • Travelers must stay the first 7 nights within one of the 17 Blue Zone Sandbox destinations (see below) if planning to continue the journey to other destinations in Thailand.

List of Required Documents

  • Passport
  • Thai visa (if required)
  • A Certificate of Vaccination (fully vaccinated) with an approved vaccine at least 14 days before traveling.
  • A Medical Certificate with an RT-PCR lab result indicating that COVID-19 is not detected and issued no more than 72 hours before traveling (all travelers).
  • A confirmed payment for a 7-night stay at SHA+, AQ, OQ, or AHQ accommodation, and 1 RT-PCR test and Antigen Self-test Kit
  • An insurance policy with coverage no less than US$50,000.

How does the process work?

Before Departure

  • Register on Thailand Pass Registration System
  • Fill out the application
  • Upload the required document (along with the valid visa/re-entry permit, if required), and allow 3-5 working days for the approval process. Wait for the approval of the Vaccine Certification and paid accommodation, including the RT-PCR test.
  • Confirm the approval, and receive a Thailand Pass QR Code (or COE).

Upon Arrival

  • Present the Thailand Pass QR Code (or COE) to the Health Control to carry out checks, then proceed through the Immigration procedures.
  • Undergo the RT-PCR COVID-19 test at the reserved accommodation or the pre-arranged test center. (Children aged under 6 years have a saliva test.)
  • Proceed to the hotel by the pre-arranged airport transfer. (Distance from the airport within 5 hours.)
  • Download and install the “MorChana” application

During Your Stay

  • Travelers must stay at least the first 7 nights within one of the SHA+, AQ, OQ, or AHQ accommodations in the 17 Blue Zone Sandbox destinations if planning to continue the journey to other destinations in Thailand
  • The "MorChana" application will notify travelers for self-testing on days 6 - 7 and travelers must log the result in the application

After travelers have completed the 7-night stay in one of the 17 Blue Zone Sandbox destinations,  travelers can now roam freely across Thailand or leave the country.  However, due to the current COVID-19 situation, travelers are advised to follow the guidelines and measures announced by each local officials.


List of the 17 Blue Zone Sandbox Destinations

  1. Bangkok
  2. Krabi
  3. Chonburi (Banglamung, Pattaya, Si Racha, Koh Si Chang, and Sattahip)
  4. Chiang Mai (Mueang, Doi Tao, Mae Rim, and Mae Taeng)
  5. Trat (Koh Chang)
  6. Buri Ram (Mueang)
  7. Prachuap Khiri Khan (Hua Hin and Nong Kae)
  8. Phang-Nga
  9. Phetchaburi (Cha-Am)
  10. Phuket
  11. Ranong (Koh Phayam)
  12. Rayong (Koh Samet)
  13. Loei (Chiang Khan)
  14. Samut Prakan (Suvarnabhumi Airport)
  15. Surat Thani (Koh Samui, Koh Pha-ngan, and Koh Tao)
  16. Nong Khai (Mueang, Sangkhom, Si Chiang Mai, and Tha Bo)
  17. Udon Thani (Mueang, Ban Dung, Kumphawapi, Na Yung, Nong Han, and Prachaksinlapakhom)
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