Top News Thailand scraps on-arrival PCR tests, lowers Covid insurance coverage By TTG Asia / Posted on 23 April, 2022 16:46 Bangkok cityscape. Bangkok night view in the business district. at twilight Thailand is further lowering entry barriers for international travellers, with on-arrival PCR tests being scrapped and minimum Covid insurance coverage being cut from US$20,000 to US$10,000. The latest round of changes will come into effect on May 1. Thailand to remove on-arrival PCR test and proof of negative pre-arrival PCR test for vaccinated travellers from May 1 However, international travellers will still be required to register for a Thailand Pass with a Certificate of Covid-19 Vaccination and proof of insurance coverage. With this, they will be allowed entry and are free to go anywhere in the Kingdom. International travellers who are unvaccinated or are not fully vaccinated will also no longer need to show proof of a pre-arrival negative PCR test nor undergo an arrival test. They are required to register for a Thailand Pass with a five-day hotel booking and an insurance policy with coverage of no less than US$10,000 – reduced from US$20,000. Upon arrival in Thailand, they must be quarantined for five days and take a PCR test on the fifth day of their stay. Exception is made for unvaccinated travellers who are able to upload proof of a negative PCR test within 72 hours of travel via the Thailand Pass system. With this, they will be allowed entry and are free to go anywhere in Thailand. The latest measures follow the removal in March of a pre-departure test requirement.