In order to maintain the continuity of COVID-19 prevention and control measures, the Royal Thai Government does not allow the entry into the Kingdom of non-Thai nationals during this outbreak until further notice.
However, non-Thai nationals who are qualified in one of the categories, according to the notification of the Civil Aviation Authority of Thailand dated 2nd July 2020, are able to apply for a Certificate of Entry (CoE) to enter the Kingdom of Thailand.
Both Thais and Non-Thai Nationals entitled to enter the country MUST have a Certificate of Entry (CoE) to be able to board the aircraft. In order to apply for a CoE with Royal Thai Embassy Bern, your originating point of departure must be from Switzerland only.
Instructions and Details as follow:
List of categories of persons who are eligible to apply for a "Certificate of Entry"
including their spouse, children and parents. (Click here for instruction.)
including their spouse and children (Click here for instruction.)
including the parents or guardians (Click here for instruction.)
their caretakers (Click here for instruction.)
Remark: Holders of Non-Immigrant O (Retirement) who have received annual stay permit from Thai Immigration are NOT entitled to enter Thailand under Thailand's COVID-19 measures. If you wish to apply for Non-Immigrant O-A visa, please see more information at https://www.thaiembassy.ch/Content/Embassy/59.html
Only applicants from low risk countries are eligible to apply for Tourist 60 days visa and STV.
Switzerland is currently listed as a high risk country. Effective date is to be confirmed.
List of semi-commercial flights transporting entitled passengers entering Thailand, please click here.
According to the information received from the International Affairs Division, Ministry of Transport of Thailand on 27 April, while border closure bans the movement of people travelling through land border, the movement of goods is possible although subjected to public health measure set out by Center for COVID-19 Situation Administration (CCSA). In addition, COVID-19 related measures vary across different provinces/borders. For example, in Mukdahan province where one of the Thailand-Laos border is located, only freight trucks are allowed to pass through the border. Furthermore, only 2 persons are allowed in a truck. They are also subjected to health screening (e.g. body temperature measurement) from the disease control staff.
Following are major border crossing points and their operational hours: The First Thai–Lao Friendship Bridge (Nongkhai-Vientiane) (Everyday during 06:00-22:00); The Second Thai-Lao Friendship Bridge (Mukdahan-Savannakhet) (Everyday during 06:00-22:00); The Third Thai-Lao Friendship Bridge (Nakhon Phanom-Khammouane) (Everyday during 06:00-22:00); The Fourth Thai-Lao Friendship Bridge (Everyday during 06:00-22:00); The Second Friendship Bridge Crossing Moei/Thaungyin River (Everyday during 06:30-18:30); The Friendship Bridge Thai-Malaysia (Buketa) (Everyday during 05:00-18:00)
Further information: http://www.wcoomd.org......./natural-disaster/covid_19/thailand_....