Vaccination against Yellow Fever required, if arriving within
10 days after leaving or transiting countries with infected or endemic areas.
Exempt from Yellow Fever vaccination:
- Children under 1 year of age.
- Transit passengers not leaving the airport transit area.
- Those not holding a valid Yellow Fever vaccination certificate, if required, will be vaccinated upon arrival and kept in quarantine for 6 days or otherwise deported.
- Malaria prophylaxis. Malaria risk exists throughout the year in rural, especially forested and hilly areas of the whole country mainly towards the international borders. There is no risk in cities and the main tourist resorts (e.g. Bangkok, Chiangmai, Pattaya, Phuket, Samui). P. falciparum resistant to chloroquine and resistant to sulfadoxine/pyrimethamine reported. Resistance to mefloquine and to quinine reported from areas near the borders with Cambodia and Myanmar in risk areas near Cambodia and Myanmar borders. about 5 years ago