Education Visa


Open the gateway to Thailand’s vibrant culture and language with the unique Thai Language Education Visa offered exclusively by Visa Support Thailand.

Immerse yourself in the captivating realm of Chiang Mai as you embark on a journey to master the Thai language, all from the comfort of a versatile online classroom environment.

With certified courses, seasoned instructors, and streamlined visa assistance, your path to discovering linguistic and cultural brilliance starts right here.

Program Details:

* Course Type: Online Thai Language Speaking Course

* Frequency: Once a week

* Duration: 2 to 3 hours per session

* Medium of Instruction: English and Thai

* Certificate Program : All students will receive a certification upon course completion.


7 Steps to obtaining an Education Visa in Thailand.

Step 1:  Come into our office located in Chiang Mai, Thailand for a free initial consultation and pay 80 % of the necessary fees or payment in full. 

Step 2: We submit your payment and request to register for classes at North Chiang Mai University

Step 3. North Chiang Mai University registration department provides a letter of acceptance for the Thai language course via the Ministry of Education. Note :This usually takes 7 business days to process. Please be patient. 

Step 4: Visa Support Thailand will make an appointment with immigration office located at Central Fesitival Shopping Mall /Immigration on the 2nd floor in Chiang Mai. You will need to come to immigration and take a picture on this day. Usually no more than an hour wait. We will have a member of our staff to accompany you. Pleaase take a selfie of yourelf, where you are standing so we can find you easily. Immigration can be very busy at times.

Step 5. Receive passport with ED visa good for 90 days. Congratulations

Step 6: Join to the University LINE group. Log into classes via LINE QR code. Note: you may need to take your phone to a mobile shop if you did not sign up to your LINE account in Thailand with a Thai phone number. You can also delete the LINE app and re-install it on your phone with your new Thai phone number. Classes are held on Microsoft Teams application.  No worries you will recieve instructions from the University.

Step 7:  After 90 days you will need to come back to immigration 2nd floor together with Visa Support Thailand  to apply for the 12 month ED visa  (For a total of 15 months)

Note : If you need to leave the country at any time during the validity of your visa, then you will need a re-entry permit. Please get this before you leave Thailand.

Re-Entry and Single entry stamps/ permits can be obtained  at the airport and can be purchased prior to your flight, or at an immigration office.

We can also assist you in obtaining the mulitiple entry or re-entry stamp /permit during the process of obtaining your ED Visa for a small price. Please inquire.

Why Choose the 15-Month Education Visa:

* Extended Experience: Enjoy a prolonged stay to truly absorb the language and culture.

* Seamless Transition: Transition from tourist status to student status with ease.

* Comprehensive Learning: 15 months allows for comprehensive language and cultural exploration.

* Expert Guidance: Visa Support Thailand ensures every step is hassle-free.

*Stop worrying about border runs.

*The classes are online. * You can attend class anywhere with an internet connection. Now that’s flexibility

*You can extend your stay in the country up to 3 years. Renewing every year for a discounted price.





  1. Where is Visa Support Thailand located? We are located in Chiang Mai Click here for Google Maps location

  2. Do I need to live in Chiang Mai to obtain an ED visa? No, all you need is a mobile phone and an internet connection. You can live anywhere.

  3. How long does the process take?  After you have made payment, it takes about 7 working days to receive a letter of acceptance from the University or can do it in 1 to 3 days for (fast-track extra charge). Then we will make an appointment with you to go with us to immigration and receive the first 90 days. We can make hotel arrangements for you for one night because this is a two day process. We can fast track the process at immigration to take picture for the same day but we charge 5000 baht extra fast-track fee.

  4. What is the difference between an education visa from a University / Muay Thai school / language school in Thailand? The difference is the immigration process. If education visa from a language school or Muay Thai school you need to go to immigration every 3 months for attention to the visa and with this program, you can only renew 1 year. With the education visa from a university, you can receive 15 months and renew with this program for up to 2 or 3 years and no need to leave the country every 3 months just go to immigration 1 to 2 times a year.

  5. Are there any hidden fees?  No.  The price includes all immigration fees, books, and University fees for the entire 15 months.

  6. How many years can I extend the Ed Visa from a University? You can stay 2 or 3 years

  7. What documents do I need to give you? We need a picture of every page of your passport that has information on it, including 1 passport picture, telephone number, email, and payment for registering with the university.

  8. How do I get started? We need at least 80% of the payment to start the process. You can do this by Thai bank transfer or come into our office and pay cash directly. We do not accept credit cards.

  9. How much is the education visa? Please call us directly for up-to-date price. 0642898974

  10. Can I apply from another country? Yes please add us on LINE for instructions.

  11. Can I obtain an ED visa if I come here on a visa exemption on arrival? Yes

  12. Will I receive a student card? Yes, this can be obtained from the University once classes start.

  13. Can I extend my current ED Visa from a Muay Thai school or language school? Yes

  14. Do you have LINE? YES, just click here

  15. Can I leave the country with this visa and come back? You will need to purchase a multiple-entry stamp or re-entry stamp at the airport before departure.

  16. Do I need to do a border run? We can arrange this for you, go and come back, please ask us for details.

  17. Note: Immigration requires at least 30 days left on your current visa. 

  18. Note: If you are already on an education visa and would like to extend it we can do it.

  19. Why can’t I just go directly to North Chiang Mai University and apply directly? Visa Support Thailand has an (MOU) memorandum of understanding with North Chiang Mai University to process the ED Visa / Student visa / Education visa for all students. The teachers and registration department takes care of your education. We take care of your visa. 

  20.  Note: To avoid having to leave the Kingdom when applying for an Education Visa, enter Thailand on a 60-day tourist visa rather than the 30-day stamp tourists receive upon arrival. 


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