How to Apply Visa

How to apply for a Visa?

Foreign students who require a visa for study in Thailand should follow these procedures :

  • Documents to be submitted with visa application :

    1. Visa application form completely filled out,

    2. Passport or travel document with validity not less than 6 months and its copy,

    3. Two 4×6 cm. full-faced, bareheaded photos taken within the past six months,

    4. Transcript / Letter of acceptance from the concerned schools / universities or institutes (“ED”)

    5. Official Note certifying the purpose of travel from Government Agencies / Embassies and Consulates / International Organizations / State Enterprises in Thailand (“ED”)

    6. Evidence of adequate finance (20,000 Baht per person and 40,000 Baht per family) Students can apply for a visa at any Royal Thai Embassy and Consulate-General.

  • Visa Fee

2,000 Baht for single entry (three months) and 5,000 Baht for multiple entries (one year).

  • Period of Non-Immigrant Visa

Foreign students will be granted a non-immigrant visa valid for 90 days. Qualified persons can obtain an additional 1-year stay permit from the date of entry, referring to the Office of Immigration Bureau’s regulations on extension of stay.

  • Visa Extension in Thailand

Foreign students can extend their non-immigrant visas before the expiry date by submitting documentation as follows :

Letter of acceptance from the university or institute,
Photocopy of passport,
One recent photograph of the applicant (4×6 cm.).


Apply for visa extension at :

Office of Immigration Bureau
Soi Suan Plu, Satorn, Bangkok 10120 THAILAND
Tel. (66 2) 287 3101-10
Fax (66 2) 287 1987
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