In good news eagerly awaited by travellers, Thailand Pass registration and Covid-19 insurance will be abolished from July 1, the government spokesman said on Friday (June 17).
Taweesilp Visanuyothin, spokesperson for the Center for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA), said the decisions were made at the meeting on Friday.
Vaccinated arrivals will only have to show their vaccination certificate and non-vaccinated, the results of the Covid-19 test.
Without this proof, arrivals will be subject to random professional antigen testing at border entry points.
Random testing will continue until the government lifts all emergency measures to deal with Covid-19.
The Thailand Pass (Thailand Pass) registration system will remain in place, but will only be used by travelers to report suspected symptoms of dangerous diseases and other communicable diseases, as determined by the Ministry of Public Health, a said Dr. Taweesilp.
Foreign nationals will not have to be insured for Covid-19, and the thermal scanner will be removed at border checkpoints, he said.
Currently, visitors must be covered by Covid-19 insurance in the amount of USD 10,000.
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From July 1, the government will still encourage visitors to take out such insurance, the spokesperson said.
He said that from June 1 to 15, 348,699 people arrived from overseas, the largest number being Malaysians (61,486), Indians (51,800), Singaporeans (31,580), Vietnamese (18,885 ) and Americans (15,708).
Source: Bangkok Post