The Civil Aviation Authority of Thailand (CAAT) has announced the Notification on Conditions for International Flight Permit to Thailand. This shall be effective from 1 July 2020.
Permit for passenger aircraft will be given for flying over, flying into or out of, and taking off or landing at an international airport in Thailand only if the passengers or persons on board are one of the following categories:
- Thai nationals;
- Persons with exemption or persons being considered, permitted or invited by the Prime Minister, or the head of responsible persons accountable for resolving state of emergency issues to enter the Kingdom, as necessary. Such consideration, permission or invitation may be subject to specified conditions and time limits;
- Non-Thai nationals who are a spouse, parents, or children of a Thai national;
- Non-Thai nationals who hold a valid certificate of residence, or permission to take up residence in the Kingdom;
- Non-Thai nationals who hold a valid work permit or are allowed to work in the Kingdom, including their spouse or children;
- Carriers of necessary goods, subject to immediate return after completion;
- Crew members who are required to travel into the Kingdom on a mission, and have a specified date and time for return;
- Non-Thai nationals who are students of educational institutions approved by Thai authorities, including the parents or guardians of the students;
- Non-Thai nationals who are in need of medical treatment in Thailand, and their attendants. However, this shall not include medical treatment for COVID–19;
- Individuals in diplomatic missions, consular affairs, international organizations, government representatives, foreign government agencies working in Thailand, or individual in other international agencies as permitted by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, including their spouse, parents, or children;
- Non-Thai nationals who are permitted to enter the Kingdom under a special arrangement with a foreign country.