Test & Go Scheme Resumed from 1 Feb 2022 and more on Sandbox scheme

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What’s new From 1 February 2022:

Test & Go

  • Fully vaccinated travelers include Nordic and Baltic will be able to travel to any destinations in Thailand under the Test & Go programme. Stay 2 nights at SHA Extra Plus (SHA++) hotel on Day 1 and Day 5, 2 RT-PCR tests and a pre-arranged transfer airport to hotel upon arrival.  
  • Travelers can stay at 2 different hotels on Day 1 and Day 5. However, on both Day 1 and Day 5, they must stay in the room while waiting for the RT-PCR test result.
  • Thailand Pass system will reopen for new TEST & GO applications from 1 February, 2022 (from 09.00 Hrs. Thailand Time)
  • Travelers can apply for a TEST & GO - Thailand Pass 60 days in advance but not less than 7 Business days before departure
  • Travelers who have received their Thailand Pass QR code before 22 December, 2021, with scheduled arrival dates in Thailand from 24 December, 2021, onwards, are still required to undergo their second COVID-19 test on Day 5/6, or when they experience respiratory symptoms (with no additional cost).


  • Fully vaccinated travelers can travel to Thailand and stay the first 7 nights in the Sandbox destinations:
    • Phuket
    • Krabi including Phi Phi, Koh Lanta
    • Phang-Nga including Khao Lak and Ko Yao
    • Surat Thani only Ko Samui, Ko Phangan and Ko Tao
    • Chonburi – Bang Lamung, Pattaya, Si Racha, Si Chang, and Sattahip – only Na Jomtien and Bang Saray (From 1 February 2022)
    • Trat – Ko Chang (From 1 February 2022)
  • The Sandbox Extension programme will be introduced between Phuket, Phang-Nga, Krabi, and Surat Thani (only Ko Samui, Ko Phangan, and Ko Tao), where Sandbox travelers can travel within these destinations during the first 7 nights. 
  • Travelers to Krabi, Phang-Nga, or Phuket can change accommodation twice within the first 7 nights (can book 2 different hotels) within the province.
  • Travelers to Ko Samui, Ko Phangan, and Ko Tao can change accommodation 3 times within the first 7 nights. However, they must stay the first night on Ko Samui and must receive a negative result for their first RT-PCR test, before being able to change to other hotels on either Ko Samui, Ko Phangan, or Ko Tao. Or they can choose to book 3 different hotels on Ko Samui.

Read more in details here


Kantara S. Olofsson

Public Relation & Communication Coordinator

Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT)

Stockholm Office 

Drottninggatan 33 GF

111 51 Stockholm Swedenhttps




Founded in 1960, the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) was the first organization in Thailand with a special responsibility to promote tourism in the country. The Thai Tourist Office in Stockholm was established in 2002 and is responsible for the Nordic and Baltic countries. The Thai Tourist Office provides travel information to the public, travel agencies and media and also works to encourage residents in the Nordic and Baltic countries to travel to Thailand. Read more at www.tourismthailand.org

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