To enter Thailand travelers need to evidence of a negative PCR Covid 19 test 72 hours before arrival.
All travelers must ensure they have a booking at a quarantine facility for 14 days prior to arrival.
Following a successful period in quarantine, travelers are free to explore all of Thailand, and their visas will be amended to show 45 days instead of 30, to make up for time lost due to quarantine.
In a change to previous procedures, the number of tests required in quarantine has risen from 2 to 3. Each arrival will be tested three times, on day 0-1, day 9-10 and day 13-14.
Thailand tourist visa is not required for citizens of South Africa for a stay up to 30 days.
Thailand visa is required for
Good to go if the term of your stay in Thailand is less than 30 days. If for any reason you are planning to stay longer than 30 days, please apply for tourist visa with extended duration of stay (one tab down on the left).
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Confirm if transit visa is required for any connections.
Check with your airline in case you have connecting flights overseas as part of your journey to Thailand. It may be the case that countries you pass through en route to your destination may require a separate transit visa. Please refer to visa requirements of the specific country.
Thailand visa for citizens of South Africa is required. For more information please contact the nearest Thailand embassy.
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