Non-Immigrant Visa ED (Education)

Non-Immigrant Visa ED (Education)

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NON-IMMIGRANT VISA Category "ED" (Education)        

This type of visa is issued to applicants who wish to enter the Kingdom to study, to come on a work study tour or observation tour, to participate in projects, seminars or internship programme, to attend a conference or training course, and to study as a foreign Buddhist monk.

                 1. DOCUMENTS REQUIRED

                 - Visa application form completely filled out

                 - Passport or travel document with validity not less than 6 months. The validity of 18 months is required for one year visa application

                - Recent passport-sized photograph (3.5 x 4.5 cm) of the applicant taken within the past 6 months          

                - Evidence of adequate finance (equivalent of 20,000 Baht per person and 40,000 Baht per family)

                - Confirmed ticket paid in full  

                - Transcript / Letter of acceptance or invitation from the concerned schools/universities or institutes/ companies and a copy of the identity card/passport of the person who signs the letter of acceptance/invitation.

                 - Official Note certifying the purpose of travel from school/universities or institutes/ Thai Government Agencies concerned/ companies                                 

                - The document to be submitted for non-immigrant visa application is contingent upon necessities and appropriateness of purposes stated in the application form.

                Consular officers reserve the rights to request additional documents as deemed necessary.

                Copies of company documents must be signed by Board of Directors and affixed the seal of the company.

                In the absence of a required document, a letter explaining the unavailability of such document must be provided.               

                2. VISA FEE         

                70 EUR. for single entry and 175 EUR. for multiple entries

(Visa fee may be changed without prior notice.)

                3. VALIDITY OF A VISA   

                 Single-entry and multiple-entry visas are valid for three months. Multiple-entry visas could also be valid for one year.

                4. PERIOD OF STAY         

                    The holders of this type of visa are initially granted a period of stay in the Kingdom not exceeding 90 days unless otherwise instructed by the Office of Immigration Bureau.

                5. EXTENSION OF STAY

                    Those qualified persons can obtain an additional one year stay permit counting from the date of entry in the Kingdom pertaining to the Office of the Immigration Bureau's regulations on extension of stay. The extension of stay is at the discretion of the Immigration officer.

    N.B. Applicants wishing to stay in the Kingdom longer than 90 days have to file their application either at the Thai consular mission aboard or at the Office of Immigration Bureau in Bangkok located on Government Center B, Chaengwattana Soi 7, Laksi, Bangkok 10210, Tel 0-2141-9889 (or website at ( The consular officer must refer the case to the Office of Immigration Bureau for approval. Upon receiving approval, the consular officer may issue the visa as instructed by the Bureau