Quarantine at Bumrungrad International Hospital

Quarantine at Bumrungrad International Hospital

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Thai authorities imposed the regulations regarding a permission to enter the Kingdom of Thailand, including the quarantine upon arrival. Bumrungrad international hospital remains ready to accept the patients to provide state-of-the-art healthcare as well as quarantine of the patients and their companions during this difficult time.


  • Copy of the patient's passport with a certified signature (newly signed).
  • Copy of the companion's passport(s) with certified signature(s) (newly signed) [max. 3 companions]. 
  • Updated medical report with relevant investigation results. 
  • Referral letter from a doctor in current country, stating the need to seek for treatment in Thailand.
  • Proof of financial status, e.g. bank statement.
  • Insurance policy (or Guarantee letter from the Embassy) covering the treatment of COVID-19 incurred in Thailand, medical transportation and repatriation if needed, minimum amount of USD100,000 each, for the patient and each companion.
  • Affidavit of support. (Only for patient with companions. Prepared by Bumrungrad International in attachment, signed by the patient and/or companions.)
  • Letter of intention and consent for quarantine. (Prepared by Bumrungrad International in attachment, signed by the patient and/or companions.)
  • Flight ticket. (if available)
  • Fit-to-travel or Fit-to-fly certificate issued by a licensed doctor in the current country, within 72 hours before departure. (Please do not seek for this item yet. We shall alert you when to visit the doctor for this certificate.)
  • COVID-19 test result within 72 hours before departure. (DO NOT attempt to get the COVID-19 test before the approval is confirmed.)
After receiving and processing the documents above, Bumrungrad International Hospital will issue a Confirmation letter for the patient to submit to the Royal Thai Embassy in the current country, in order to request for a permission to enter the Kingdom of Thailand. Meanwhile, the patient's information will be submitted by the hospital to the Thai authorities in Thailand for consideration. Once approved, the patient will receive the Certificate of Entry (COE) from the Embassy.



 A patient and companion(s) will be subject to a quarantine in Bumrungrad International Hospital for the duration of 14+2 days from the day of arrival into the Kingdom of Thailand. (The first day of arrival is referred to as day 0 and quarantine is completed on day 15).
  • Only one companion can stay with the patient in the negative-pressure room, the 2nd and 3rd companion(s) will be in a (separated) single room during the quarantine period.
  • A patient will only be allowed to leave the room for medical investigations and procedures as required, while companion(s) will remain in the room throughout the quarantine period, except for visiting the patient at certain times of the day.
  • Fever and respiratory tract symptoms will be monitored on a daily basis.
  • Nasopharyngeal and oral swabs for real-time Polymerase Chain Reaction (rt-PCR) test for COVID-19 (SARS-CoV-2) will be performed 3 times: on day 0, 7 and 14.
  • If the test result for COVID-19 is detectable (positive), the infected individual will be cared for in Bumrungrad International Hospital on their own expenses (under insurance coverage).
  • The approvals from the Embassy of the patient's nationality as well as the Ministry of Foreign Affairs are needed before returning home (the process takes 2 – 3 days).
Foreign nationals, who are permitted to enter the Kingdom of Thailand as patients seeking for medical care, can only be quarantined in the hospital upon arrival.



*Inclusion: Regular room charge for 15 nights, 3 meals per day and 3 COVID-19 tests (on day 0, 7 and 14) with daily fever monitoring.


  • The actual cost may vary, depending on the patient’s condition.

  • Additional room charge of THB 2,000 / night will be incurred, in case the patient is in the ICU and the 1st companion is in the regular room alone.

Talk to our Referral Office Representative in Hong Kong

Our local representatives speak your language and can assist you by answering any questions you have about the hospital as well as book travel arrangements. There are no additional costs for using this service as per Bumrungrad's One Price Policy.