ตรวจลงตรา / Visa

Types of Visas, Periods of Stay, and Fees : Non-immigrant-ED (Education : school short-term (more than 6 months) exchange student)

  Non-immigrant-ED (Education : school short-term (more than 6 months) exchange student)

 

Required Documents :

     1.   Passport or travel document with validity not less than 6 months and contain at least ONE completely empty visa page.

     2.  One visa application form completely filled out.

     3.  One copy of 2”x2” size photographs of the applicant, photocopies of photographs will not be accepted. (Photographs must have white background with a full-face view of the person without wearing a hat or dark glasses and must be taken within 6 months.)

     4.  (In case of Studies below College level) :

(1)   An original official letter from the Ministry of Education of Thailand, approving the enrollment.

(2)   An original letter addressed to Thailand Trade and Economic Office from the school in Thailand to confirm

the acceptance of the student, the letter should refer to the request for Non-immigrant visa "ED" (validity of the letter is one month).

      (3)  Copy of the school in Thailand  license (signed by an authorized person and affixed the school seal).

      (4)  An original guarantee letter addressed to Thailand Trade and Economic Office from the school in Taiwan (validity of the letter is one month).

      (5)   Copy of the school in Taiwan license (signed by an authorized person and affixed the school seal).

     5.  (In case of College and Higher Studies) :

      (1)  An original letter addressed to Thailand Trade and Economic Office from the institution in Thailand to confirm the acceptance to the student, the letter should refer to the request for Non-immigrant visa "ED" (validity of the letter is one month).

      (2) Copy of the institution in Thailand license (signed by an authorized person and affixed the institution seal).

      (3) An original guarantee letter addressed to Thailand Trade and Economic Office from the institution in Taiwan (validity of the letter is one month).

      (4) Copy of the institution in Taiwan license (signed by an authorized person and affixed the institution seal).

       (5) The guardian's original and copy of bank statement and passbook with detailed deposit records for the past 3 months (before application date one day updated and showing a deposit of the amount not less than 200,000 NT dollars).        

 

Way of Contact : Office of the Private Education Commission Ministry of Education

                         Bangkok 10300

            Tel : (+66)2282-9598,(+66)2628-9049.  Fax: (+66)2282-9634 (Thailand)

 

Visa Fee :

2,300 NT dollars for single entry (cash only)

 

Validity of a Visa :

The validity of a visa is 3 months (single entry)(you must enter Thailand within the validity of visa from the date of issue).

 

Period of Stay :

Travelers coming to Thailand with this type of visa will be permitted to stay in the Kingdom for a period of not exceeding 90 days.

       

Extension of Stay : 

Those who wish to stay longer or may wish to change their type of visa must file an application for permission at the

Office of Immigration Bureau located on Government Centre B, Chaengwattana Soi 7, Laksi, Bangkok 10210, Tel

0-2141-9889 (or at http://www.immigration.go.th). The extension of stay as well as the change of certain type of visa is solely at the discretion of the Immigration officer.

      

Additional Requirements :

Nationals of certain countries are required  to apply a visa only at the Thai Embassy or Consulate-General in

their home/residence country or at the designated Thai Embassy. Therefore, travelers are advised to contact the

nearest Thai Embassy or Consulate-General to find out where they may apply for a visa to Thailand before

departure.

 Nationals from Afghanistan, Algeria, Bangladesh, Cameroon, China, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Egypt,

Equatorial Guinea, Ghana, Guinea, India, Iran, Iraq, Lebanon, Liberia, Libya, Middle Africa, Nepal, Nigeria, North

Korea, Pakistan, Palestine, Republic of the Congo, São Tomé and Príncipe, Sierra Leone,  Somalia, Sri Lanka, Sudan,

Syria, and Yemen who have residence visa in Taiwan can apply Non-immigrant-ED (Education : school short-term (more than 6 months) exchange student) at this Office. The applicant have to

come personally and more documents may required.

 

The process of visa is 3 working days.  

 

Please Note :

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

     2.   Visa fee is non refundable.

     3.   The issuance of visa is under the discretion of the Office. The Office refuses to explain the reason for visa

rejection.

     4.   Upon entering Thailand, the immigration officer may request evidence of adequate finance. For every type of Non-immigrant visa, the value must be the equivalent of at least 20,000 Baht per person and 40,000 Baht per family.

 

Office hours for visa application: Monday-Friday (except the Office's public holiday) from 09:00 – 11:30.

Successful applicants can collect their passport and visa at 16:00-17:00.