Guidance for Travellers to Thailand under Treatment Carrying Personal Medications

Guidance for Travellers to Thailand under Treatment Carrying Personal Medications

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Guidance for Travellers to Thailand under Treatment Carrying Personal Medications Containing Narcotic Drugs/Psychotropic Substances into/out of Thailand. (Click Here for more information)

If you have any questions about your medicine please look at the information here or send an e-mail to [email protected]

Travel with prescription medicine containing Narcotic Drugs/Psychotropic substances into/out of Thailand.

  1. Narcotic list
  2. Psychotropic list


Step-by-Step Guide. Narcotic List (Click to download)

  • Check if your medicine has any substance on the list. You can only bring medication for a maximum of 90 days of use. And it has to be in its original package.
  • You can only travel with medicine in Category 2. If your medicine is in the other category, you can't travel with it. There is no exemption.
  • If your medicine is in Category 2. You must apply for permission to travel with it to Thailand. It has to be submitted at least 14 days before your arrival. If it's less than 14 days, you can't travel with it. There is no exemption. (Click here for the application form and information)
  • When arriving in Thailand you must declare your medication at customs red exit.

Step-by-Step Guide. Psychotropic List (click to download)

  • Check if your medicine has any substance on the list. You can only bring medication for a maximum of 30 days of use. And it has to be in its original package.
  • If your medicine is in Category 1, you can't travel with it. There is no exemption.
  • You can only travel with medicine in Categories 2, 3 and 4. But you need to have a certificate/medical prescription from the prescribing physician that indicates:
    - The name and address of the patient
    - The identified medical condition
    - The name of the medications and the reason that those medications were prescribed for the patient's treatment
    - The posology and total amount of medications prescribed
    - The name, address, and license number of the prescribing physician
  • When arriving in Thailand. You do not need to declare your medicine at customs.


If the prescription medicine is not listed as a controlled drug. The medications are likely to be classified as medication preparations according to the Drug Act B.E. 2510.

A patient under treatment for medications in that category is allowed to transport for personal use medications in a quantity Not Exceeding 30 Days of prescribed usage. However, such medications fall under the responsibility of the Bureau of Drug Control, Thai FDA.

You can consult that office directly by sending an email to the Director of the Bureau of Drug Control: [email protected] Please also send a cc copy of that email to [email protected]

 

Narcotics Control Division, Food and Drug AdministrationMinistry of Public Health
Address: Narcotics Control Division, Food and Drug Administration
Ministry of Public Health,
Nonthaburi 11000, THAILAND
Tel : +66 2590 7346, Fax : +66 2591 8471
Email: [email protected]