Visa processing fee
Non-refundable Visa fees of INR 5,000/- for single entry
The validity of a visa is 3 months (single entry)
Period of stay
Upon arrival, travelers with this type of visa will be permitted to stay in Thailand for a period of not exceeding 90 days.
1. Travel Documents:
1.1 Passport or travel document with validity not less than 6 months with two blank pages. Two signed copies of front and last page of passport.
2. Evidence of Educational Arrangements:
1.2 Two visa application forms completely filled in and signed by applicant.
1.3 Two colour photographs of the applicant with the specification 3.5 x 4.5 cm. not older than 3 Months with white background, face and eyes are in direct position to the camera, without sunglasses or hat or any other head covering, except for some religious beliefs or ethnic background.
1.4 Evidence of travel: A photocopy of confirmed one-way ticket from the airline.
2.1 Original cover letter from applicant stating purpose, source of sponsorship/ adequate finance for tuition and living cost (typed).
2.2 Proof of applicant’s educational qualifications.
2.3 Payment slips for at least first semester’s tuition.
2.4 Original letter of acceptance from the University/School/Institution (must mention the name and the duration of the course and details of grant of scholarship, if any) and copy of ID card or passport of authorised signature.
2.5 Original letter of approval from the Ministry of Education (where applicable).
2.6 Copy of certificate/ license from Thai authorities to establish school or education institute and permission for teaching activity (document must be in Thai language).
3.1 Proof of hotel/accommodation reservation in Thailand from the hotel/accommodation with contact number and address which should include applicant's name and/or rental agreement in Thailand with a signed copy of Thai ID cards of the lessor.
3.2 If staying at University/School/Institution accommodation, must provide the letter issued by such University/School/Institution mentioning the address and contact information of the mentioned accommodation.
4.1 Applicant's bank statement of six months (must be original and attested by the bank) with consistent balance of USD 700 per person.
5. Additional Information
4.2 In case the current bank balance is less than 700 USD, a cover letter, typed and signed by a family member who sponsors the trip, and whose name is on the above bank statement along with singed photocopy of passport of the sponsor (in case of submitting the financial proof of the applicant’s sponsorship by a family member) and proof of the relationship (government issued) with MEA attestation
5.1 For exchange students in private schools and language school: Original letter of approval from the Ministry of Education.
5.2 For educational training/internship purpose: (1) letter from educational institution in India where the applicant is currently enrolled stating the course/credit requirement for such training/internship and (2) letter of acceptance from institution in Thailand where the applicant will attend the training/internship stating the applicant’s name, passport details, the terms and duration of training/internship.
5.3 For foreign monk, who wishes to pursue a study in religious field at Thai religious institutions, an original letter of approval from the National Office of Buddhism is required.
1. Visa processing time at the Consulate is 3 business days for submission at centers in Chennai and 4 working days for centers outside of Chennai (not including submission date); the submission of additional documents takes another 2 working days. Incomplete information will cause application delays.
2. Visa fee is non-refundable, please check your information before submitting the documents.
3. The Royal Thai Consulate-General reserves the right to request additional documents as deemed necessary, the right to request interviews with applicants and the right to reject any application without having to provide the reason.
4. Photo specification
: Need recent and clear photograph as per point no. 1.3
Application form click here
Checklist for Non-Immigrant ED (Education) - single entry click here