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COVID-19 Information

Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Bangkok, Thailand – March 30, 2020 Frequently Asked Questions – March 30, 2020 Travel Advisory: Global Level 4 Health Advisory – Do Not Travel – March 20, 2020 Update 3/31/2020: Phuket Airport Closure: The Governor of Phuket reported on social media that he signed an order to close Phuket International Airport from April 10-30, 2020. Travelers should expect all flights in or out of Phuket to stop beginning at 12:01a.m. April 10. Thai Laboratories Performing COVID-19 Testing Ministry of Public Health provides a ...
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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Bangkok, Thailand (March 30, 2020)

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Bangkok, Thailand (March 30, 2020) Location:  Thailand Event:  Border Closures Throughout Southern Thailand; Transit Temporary Health Certificate Exemption Ending on March 31; Flights Out of Thailand Further Reduced Border Closures in Southern Thailand Several provincial governments in southern Thailand announced the closure of their borders –prohibiting entry by land and sea ...
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U.S. Foreign Assistance in Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic

PRESS STATEMENT MICHAEL R. POMPEO, SECRETARY OF STATE MARCH 26, 2020 The U.S. government has rapidly mobilized unprecedented resources to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic, both at home and abroad. Today, I am pleased to announce that the United States has made available nearly $274 million in emergency health and humanitarian funding. Along with the ...
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Frequently Asked Questions

Can the U.S. Embassy help me extend my Thai visa? Thai Immigration requires foreign travelers to request an extension letter from their respective embassies when applying for tourist visa extensions related to the COVID-19 virus.  In order to facilitate the preparation of this letter, please send your request to acsbkk@state.gov with the following information: your full ...
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