Good news for Indian travellers who are planning a visit to Thailand. As per the latest update, the Royal Thai Embassy in New Delhi has announced the resumption of visa and consular services from January 31.
As reported earlier, the said service was temporarily suspended on January 9 due to the rise in COVID-19 cases in the national capital. Reports have it that the said decision has been taken after reviewing the present pandemic situation and dipping new cases in New Delhi.
The Thailand Embassy in India stated that applications for visas can be submitted via BLS International and VFS Global. The Embassy further informed that the said process can take up to 10 working days; hence, all those planning to travel to Thailand should apply well in advance.
To facilitate the process for applicants, the Embassy has also released a contact number to seek an appointment for the same. It added that visa and consular service at the Royal Thai Embassy will resume from January 31, 2022, and necessary appointments can be sought by calling at +91-9205396169 during official hours.
Further, the Thailand government has also announced the resumption of quarantine-free entry and the Test & Go scheme for international travellers in the country, which will come into effect from February 1 under the Sandbox programme.
Fully vaccinated travellers from across the world can now apply for a Test & Go Thailand Pass up to 60 days in advance, along with confirmed payments for accommodation on day one and day five with two RT-PCR tests, and also a pre-arranged airport transfer on day one. Reportedly, the Pattaya and Ko Chang Sandbox programme will also reopen.
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