Application Procedure for Certificate of Entry (COE) for For the person who has a Thai family or a person in family has valid Non-immigrant visa

Application Procedure for Certificate of Entry (COE) for For the person who has a Thai family or a person in family has valid Non-immigrant visa

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Application Procedure for Certificate of Entry (COE)

for the person who has a Thai family or a person in family has valid Non-immigrant visa

The Thai government only allows flights to Thailand on repatriation flights, which means that a Thai citizen is allowed to return to their home country and be accompanied by a member of his or her family.
If you have decided to travel to Thailand, register at the embassy and send the following documents to the embassy by e-mail [email protected]

1. Copy of valid passport of the applicant, spouse and children.

2. Recent Extract from the population information system in Finland/Estonia in English (valid not more than 180 days). The information must also include spouse /children (if have) information.

3. Applicant must fill in the declaration form (download from here) and consent to 14 days of quarantine at her own expense and in accordance with Thai regulations.

4. Health insurance with a minimum coverage of USD 100,000 for medical treatment expenses of COVID-19 during stay in Thailand. The health insurance scheme must indicate that it covers illness from COVID-19.

5. Cover letter/email stating the purpose or reason for the trip to Thailand, as the Thai authorities only allow travel for necessary reasons on a case-by-case basis.

6. For a family member of foreigner, who has a valid Non-immigrant visa, Please submit a copy of valid Non-immigrant visa/ a valid work permit of your family member.


**** The Embassy may ask for more documents as deemed necessary ****

Thailand will consider the request for entry the country on a case by case basis.

After application for COE is approved, applicant need to inform Royal Thai Embassy, Helsinki if you would like to travel with the repatriation flight (arranged by Thai Government). The Embassy will reserve a repatriation flight upon the passengers’ intended date of departure. Once the embassy receives the confirmation of the flight, the passengers will be informed of the details of the flight and how to reserve ticket accordingly. Then the passengers are required to reserve the ASQ and submit its confirmation of ASQ and flight ticket to the Embassy to proceed with the Certificate of Entry (COE).

The Embassy will inform the applicant to collect the Certificate of Entry (COE) by email which will be issued subject to the verification of the additional documents in item 7-9. 

The applicant who does not have a valid Non-Immigration O Visa, please check here:

Please note that the Embassy cannot confirm how long it will take and whether it will be approved or not.

7. An original COVID-free Health Certificate (COVID -19 is not detected and the COVID test must be by RT-PCR method), issued no more than 72 hrs. 

8. An original Fit-to-Fly certificate from a doctor, issued no more than 72 hrs. (This certificate must be seperated from Covid-free Helth certificate)

9. Confirmed air ticket 

10. Booking confirmation of the Alternative State Quarantine (ASQ)

*** The applicant must arrange their own air tickets and a 14-day Alternative State Quarantine (ASQ) reservation at his/her own expenses. More information, including the list of ASQ hotels in Thailand can be found here or at

The Embassy will then issue the applicant with a Certificate of Entry (COE) and a visa.

11. Upon entry to Thailand, Traveler entering Thailand during the COVID-19 pandemic period must submit a T.8 form upon his/her arrival in the Kingdom of Thailand. (Download T.8 form here or register online through AOT phone application at )

12.  Please note that 14 days before traveling to Thailand, traveler shall avoid being in crowded area or the area which is risky to get infected by COVID-19.