Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-o-ocha temporarily ordered today the suspension of the Thailand Pass for all new applications under the TEST & GO and Sandbox applications (except Phuket Sandbox), effective from 22 December 2021, due to the increasing number of Omicron variant cases in the country.
The 200,000 applicants who already received the QR Code will be allowed to enter Thailand under the existing conditions of the scheme they have registered. However, the government will introduce new measures for contact tracing and will ensure all travelers be tested 2 times using the RT-PCR method. The second testing will take place at government-designated facilities (no additional cost).
New registration for Thailand Pass under the Exemption from Quarantine (TEST&GO) and Living in the Blue Zone Sandbox programmes will no longer be accepted, starting from 00.00 hrs. on 22 December, 2021 until further notice. Applicants who have registered, but have not received their QR Code must wait for their Thailand Pass to be considered / approved. Once approved, they can enter Thailand under the scheme they have registered.
Registration for Thailand Pass under the Phuket Sandbox programme and Happy Quarantine remain open, but the government will be reviewing the situation periodically.
Source: Tourism Authority of Thailand
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