Steps to process student visa (ED Visa)
1Students with a tourist visa who are applying for an Education Visa need 15 days before their Tourist Visa expires. To register at the school please bring the following:
a. 12 photos (size 1.5” or 2” with polite dress)
c. 15,000 baht deposit, either cash or credit/debit card
or a bank transfer to the school bank account.
2Students must fill in all documents from the Ministry
of Education (MOE) and application forms at the school.
3Students will receive their 1st approval letter from
the MOE within 3-4 weeks (student must pay the balance when this occurs)
4Student has to go out of country to receive an ED VISA
stamp (Education visa)(Non-immigrant-ED) (and pay to Thai
Embassy about 2,000 Thai baht) with 90 days stamp ED visa**
(There is no need to go out of country anymore 1-3 years after receipt of the ED VISA) **
**Those who come from India, China, Middle Eastern countries and some country from Africa need to return to their country to receive an ED VISA from their local Thai Embassy or consulate**
5Students need to come back to our school with their stamped passport after receiving their ED VISA to process the next step and fill in further documents.**
6The school will submit all documents to the MOE in order to get the 2nd approval letter.
7Students will take the letters from the school to the Immigration Office in Bangkok to extend for their 3 month visa until finished (after 1 year)
** You must come to our school 2-3 days before your visa expires to take the necessary documents to Immigration**
** If student have the trip out of country they must apply for Re-Entry (1,000 baht) at Immigration in Bangkok before leaving from Thailand **
* If MOE did not approve your documents, deposit will be refunded 100 % *
* If you want to cancel during the process, your deposit will not be refunded. *
**If students come from another school please prepare documents as follows;
2. Resignation letter from last school
3. If your visa expired before Thai course finished, you have to ask the documents from last school to extension at immigration.