How to get a visa to enter Thailand to enjoy the sun and sand of Phuket

Many travelers dream of visiting Thailand because of its charm and nature .. whether in its beaches or lands, seas and forests .. even its people,. They have a natural instinct that a traveler does not find anywhere else in the world
After the Thai government opened the island of Phuket for tourism, hundreds of visitors flocked to it… in a jiffy… and thousands of queues remained in front of the embassies waiting to receive the entry visa… to visit that charming island.

Dubai Global News was able to make that visit as part of a media delegation under the supervision of the Thai Tourism Authority, which was responsible for providing all the possibilities required for the trip to show the natural image of Phuket… the charming… which deserves to be called the Pearl of Adenman..

How to get a visa to enter Thailand to enjoy the sun and sand of Phuket

The trip was beautiful, but it started with the procedures for obtaining an entry visa.. The required papers were as follows.. (All documents required to be provided have a link to the article)

  1. Printed visa form
  2. The visa fee is 400 dirhams for one trip
  3. Two personal photos with a white background.. as usual in all types of visas
  4. Passport with a copy of it, provided that it is valid for more than 6 months from the date of entry to Thailand
  5. A copy of the residence permit, provided that it is valid for more than 6 months as well.
  6. Sponsor’s approval
  7. Flight reservation (note that there are airlines that provide health insurance for Covid, such as Emirates Airlines)
  8. Hotel reservation, and the hotel must be among the hotels participating in the National Health Program there, and the hotel will send a certificate to that with the reservation.
  9. A certificate of covid vaccination, and it is required that you have obtained the two vaccinations, and a period of no less than two weeks has passed since the second
  10. Insurance in the amount of 100,000 dollars, including insurance in case of infection with Covid (can be provided with booking through Emirates Airlines)
  11. Bank account last 3 months
  12. Declaration Form

After completing all the documents, you can apply to the Consulate of the Kingdom of Thailand in Dubai to obtain a visa. (or depending on where you live)
At the same time, you must apply for a certificate of entry permit to Thailand.. This certificate cannot be boarded without it, even for nationals of countries that are allowed to obtain a visa at the place of arrival..
You can apply for this certificate through the following website.. https://coethailand.mfa.go.th/ To obtain this certificate, you must follow the following ..

Complete the personal data in the form through the Internet, and take into account the choice of the Sand Box option
Submit the following documents (through the Internet):
Vaccination certificate and its translation in English, if the certificate is not in Thai or English.
The vaccination certificate must include personal data (full name, date of birth, nationality, passport number) and vaccination details (vaccine name, date of vaccination, vaccination batch number)
If the certificate does not meet the requirements of Thailand’s Ministry of Public Health or you are unable to verify its authenticity, travelers may be quarantined for a minimum of 14 days.
Travelers are required to present an original paper or hard copy of an online vaccine certificate to disease control officials once travelers arrive in Thailand.

After obtaining the visa and the SOE certificate, all you have to do is head to the airport to board your flight to Phuket .. the pearl of Adenman

at the Air port :

Upon arrival at the airport, your documents must be complete.. They are reviewed by the airline employee and are as follows

  1. visa
  2. The passport must be valid for more than 6 months from the date of entry to Thailand
  3. The residency is valid for more than 6 months as well.
  4. Flight reservation (note that there are airlines that provide health insurance for Covid, such as Emirates Airlines)
  5. Hotel reservation, and the hotel must be among the hotels participating in the National Health Program there, and the hotel will send a certificate to that with the reservation.
  6. SHABA Hotel Subscription Certificate
  7. A certificate of covid vaccination, and it is required that you have obtained the two vaccinations, and a period of no less than two weeks has passed since the second
  8. Insurance in the amount of 100,000 dollars, including insurance in case of infection with Covid (can be provided with booking through Emirates Airlines)
  9. Vaccination certificate for travel, provided that it is not more than 72 hours old
  10. Certificate of No Objection to Entry (COE)

It is noted that most of these papers already exist before, and only the vaccination certificate for travel and the certificate of entry to Thailand has been added to them, and the hotel sends the reservation with the National Health Certificate (SHABA).

Upon arrival at Phuket International Airport, the papers are reviewed again and a T8 form is added to them, and then the traveler is subjected to a Covid examination again.. and he must stay in the hotel until the result appears, and thus the authorities ensure that the island is free of any possible infections coming with the travelers.. after You can roam freely inside the island, but you are not allowed to leave it until after fourteen days have passed. Then you can travel to anywhere in Thailand..

A week later, in Phuket, a second COVID test is conducted.. This is done through the hotel’s coordination with health authorities.. But your life continues as normal.. No stone this time..

After completing two weeks on the island, the third and final examination is conducted.. Then you can roam freely within all of Thailand and travel anywhere in it.. As long as you have two weeks without any problems..

It is noted that travelers heading to Thailand (other than Phuket) are isolated inside the hotel rooms for a period of 14 days before they are allowed to go out.. So, Phuket is considered a period of isolation as well, but it gives you the right to relax and recreation by enjoying nature, beaches and the practice of normal life within the island

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