Studying and Internship

Non-Immigrant Category ED

Important Information:

    • Do not apply for a visa earlier than 3 months before you will arrive in Thailand. (The best time to apply for a visa is approximately 4 weeks before traveling and 6 weeks if you apply by post)
    • When applying for a visa at the Royal Thai Embassy, it is required that the applicants use and submit an application form from the Royal Thai Embassy only. Applicants are to bring the documents as listed in their subjected visa category along with the application form.
    • Applications lacking any required documents will not be processed and will be returned to the applicant immediately.

Personal contact at the Embassy (No-booking)

  • Submission of visa application along with the requested documents is ONLY between 09.00 hrs. – 11.30 hrs. from Monday to Friday(except official holidays). Any visa applications submitted at the Embassy after 11.30 hrs. will NOT be accepted.
  • Collection of visa is ONLYbetween 14.00-16.00 hrs.
  • Visa applications submitted at the Embassy in person will take approximately 3 working daysduring the low season (March – September) and up to 5 working days during the high season (October – February).
  • The Embassy does not provide copy service and all copies must be made in A4 paper.

Postal application

  • For visa applications sent to the Embassy by post, all the required documents must be in order.
  • Kindly enclose the visa fee in cashand a self-addressed envelope with appropriate postage (registered mail only) so that the Embassy can return the passport(s).
  • Approximately postage stamp is  150 kr. Please contact Postnordfor further information on postage stamps.
  • Visa applications sent to the Embassy by post will take up to 15 working days (3 weeks) in all seasons.
  • For postal visa applications sent to the Embassy from Iceland, Lithuania, Greenland and the Faroe Islands, visa fees are to be enclosed in Danish currency only.
  • Travelers who reside in Denmark and are expected to travel within a short time frame are strongly advised to submit the visa applications to the Embassy in person.
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    1. For the purpose of studying in Thailand

Applicants are to apply for a Non-Immigrant ED visa if traveling to Thailand for the following educational purposes;

  1. Studying at a Thai or an International School in Thailand (completing secondary or high school)
  2. Completing an exchanged programme at a school or university in Thailand for a semester or more
  3. Being accepted by a Thai university to complete a Bachelor, Master or PHD programme

Applicants have to apply non immigrant visa, which is when entering Thailand, the Immigration officer at the entry point will grant a 90-day stay. This is an initial period of stay for this type of visa.For an extension of stay beyond 90 days, application must be made at the Immigration Bureau in Thailand.

A single-entry must be used to enter Thailand within 3 months from the date of issue.- A multiple-entry visa must be used to enter Thailand within 1 year from the date of issue.

Applicants are requested to submit the following documents.

  1. A duly completed application form.
  2. Actual passport (valid at least six months and in good condition for a single entry Non-Immigrant visa and valid at least one and a half year for one year Non-Immigrant visa with multiple entries)
  3. Copy of the passport (Do NOT attempt to cut the copy of your passport into a passport size.)
  4. Copy of the flight ticket or reservation
  5. Copy of hotel reservation/ rental contract/deed or a confirmation from the host university confirming the applicant’s residential address . In case of residing with a family, an invitation from the host family along with a copy of their undersigned Thai ID or house registration is required.The name of the applicant must indicated clearly. (It is not enough to write the address on the application)
  6. 1 x colored passport picture taken no longer than six months
  7. Invitation letter/ acceptance letter from the school/university you are attending
  8. School registration (not necessary for university)
  9. A copy of tuition fee payment
  10. A reference letter from the Danish school or university (in case of attending an exchanged programme)
  11. If you are a non-Danish national residing in Denmark then you need a Copy of the residence permit (opholdstilladelse) AND copy of the yellow CPR card
  12. Citizens listed in the countries with additional requirements, please see section List of Certain Countries with Additional Requirements. Click here
  13. Appropriate fee in cash only click here
  14. Each application must contain all the required documents. One copy of the document, e.g. flight ticket, cannot be shared with other applicants. Each applicant must have their own copy.

* All documents must be copied  in A4 size. Do NOT attempt to cut the copy of your passport into a passport size.*

      2. For the purpose of internship

In order to complete a Bachelor or a Master’s degree in Denmark, it is common that students are required to complete an internship at a company, hospital, NGOs and other organisations and a lot of internships usually take place overseas. When a student is accepted an internship in Thailand, she/he needs to apply for a Non-Immigrant ED visa.

Applicants are requested to submit the following documents.

  1. A duly completed application form.
  2. Actual passport (valid at least six months and in good condition for a single entry Non-Immigrant visa and valid at least one and a half year for one year Non-Immigrant visa with multiple entries)
  3. Copy of the passport (Do NOT attempt to cut the copy of your passport into a passport size.)
  4. Copy of the round-trip ticket or reservation
  5. Copy of hotel reservation/ rental contract/deed or a confirmation from the host university confirming the applicant’s residential address . In case of residing with a family, an invitation from the host family along with a copy of their undersigned Thai ID or house registration is required.The name of the applicant must indicated clearly. (It is not enough to write the address on the application)
  6. 1 x colored passport picture taken no longer than six months
  7. Invitation letter from the company/organization in Thailand
  8. A copy of company’s registration
  9. A copy of the undersigned internship contract
  10. A reference letter from the school/university in Denmark stating the purpose of visit to Thailand
  11. If you are a non-Danish national residing in Denmark then you need a Copy of the residence permit (opholdstilladelse) AND copy of the yellow CPR card
  12. Citizens listed in the countries with additional requirements, please see section List of Certain Countries with Additional Requirements. Click here
  13. Appropriate fee in cash only Click here
  14. Each application must contain all the required documents. One copy of the document, e.g. flight ticket, cannot be shared with other applicants. Each applicant must have their own copy.

* All documents must be copied  in A4 size. Do NOT attempt to cut the copy of your passport into a passport size.*

 Remark

Taking Thai boxing courses or diving lessons and other activities will not be considered as education but mere hobby, hence tourist visa is eligible.

VISA FEES

Non-Immigrant Visa                                 500 DKK for single entry

The Embassy accepts visa payment only in cash. The Embassy does not accept credit cards, neither bank transfers nor other currencies than Danish Kroner.

Remark

Kindly note that a single entry Non-Immigrant visa allows travellers to stay in the Kingdom of Thailand for three months only. An application for extension of stay permit is possible at the Thai Immigration Office provided that the applicants contact the Immigration in person with the required documents according to each category of visa.

NOTE:

* These are only the most common types of visa requested at the embassy. If the list does not answer your questions or you need to apply for a different type of visa, please contact the embassy staff at visa@thaiembassy.dk or call us at +45 39 62 50 10 ext.1. (13.00-15.45 hrs.)

**The Embassy does not provide copy service and all copies must be made in A4 paper.**

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