There has been a lot written about education visas in Chiang Mai, and a lot of it is out of date. What follows will be an up to date summary of how to get an Education Visa.
Firstly the Education Visa is given to students who wish to study. The courses can vary but the most common is Thai Language. There is no sale of an student visa in Chiang Mai or anywhere else for that matter. That means if you sign up for a 1 year Education visa in Chiang Mai, you will be expected to attend the school. Failure to attend will mean your visa is revoked.
After completing 1 of these steps you will have a single entry Non Immigrant ED visa valid for 90 days.
Each time you extend you will need to attend the Chiang Mai Immigration and pay a fee of 1900 Baht.
We work with a range of different schools and offer a comprehensive service. Where we not only prepare all your paperwork, but we also organise all of your extensions. This means you can feel safe and secure and all the hassles are taken away. If you are interested in an Education Visa in Chiang Mai please contact us directly and we can give you your best options.
Assist Thai visa is Chiang Mai’s leading visa service provider
At Assist Thai Visa Services, we recognize education is very important to young families in Chiang Mai. If you have children and wish to come to Chiang Mai there are many great options for schools. Chiang Mai’s international schools have a good reputation within Thailand. We are always happy to advise you on wish schools will be suited to you. This can be based on which program the school runs, there location, and their price. We will take all these factors into account and can provide you with up to date information on the best schools in Chiang mai for you and your family.
Ambassador Bilingual School
ABS is a bilingual school situated on the Chiang Mai to Lamphun superhighway that aims to provide its students with a well-rounded education in both English and Thai and offers education up to the high school levels.
Address: 222 Moo 2 Chiang Mai–Lampang Superhighway, T. Nong-Pheung, A. Sarapee, Chiang Mai, Thailand 50140
Tel: 081-950-6659, 053-142-514, 053-142-524
American Chinese International School
ACIS aims to capture the needs for and American project-based education with the demand for Chinese language learning in Chiang Mai and currently covers students from Pre-k to grade 6 with plans to expand coverage to grade 12.
Address: 227 Moo 2 Chiang Ma –Lampang Superhighway T. Nong-Pheung, A. Sarapee, Chiang Mai, Thailand, 50140
Tel: 081-950-6659, 053-142517-19
American Pacific International School
APIS provides educations from the 1st grade to 12th based on international education standard with both boarding and day school options.
Address: 158/1 Moo 3 Hangdong-Samoeng Road, Banpong, Hangdong, Chingmai, Thailand, 50230
Tel: 053-365303/5 Mobile: 094-6318778, 089-5546205 Fax: 053-365304
American Pacific International School (primary)
The primary branch of APIS that provides education for students in Nursery through Kindergarten 3.
Address: 288 Moo 2, T. Mae Hia, A. Muang, Chiang Mai, Thailand 50100
Tel: 053-111287-9 Mobile: 081-7217158, 098-2726358 Fax: 053-111218
Chiang Mai International school
The oldest international school in Chiang Mai, CMIS offers and American-sourced education from pre-school until the high school level.
Address: 13 Chetupon Road, Chiang Mai, Thailand, 50000
Tel: 053-306152-4 Fax: 053-242455
Christian Deutsche Schule Chiang Mai
The Christian German School is financially supported by the German Foreign Office and offers education beginning in the Nursery and continuing through secondary all the way to providing the general German university entrance qualification.
Address: 83/1 Ban Buak Krok Nua, T. Tha Wang Tarn, A. Saraphi, Chiang Mai, Thailand, 50140
Tel: 053-306152-4 Fax: 053-242455
Grace International School
Grace International provides students with a traditional Christian education within Chiang Mai. They offer a strong education where biblical truths permeates all subjects and programs.
Address: 88 Moo 3, T. Harn Kaew, A. Hang Dong, Chiang Mai, Thailand, 50230
Lana International School (Secondary School Campus)
Lanna International offers a British-based education beginning at pre-nursey through to secondary.
Address: 300 Grandview Moo 10 Hang Dong Road, T. Mae-Hea, A. Muang, Chiangmai, Thailand, 50100
Lana International School (Primary School Campus)
Primary campus of Lanna internation.
Address: 166 Moo 10, Baan Waen, Hang Dong, Chiang Mai, Thailand, 50230
Nakornpayap International School
NIS provides US Common-Core curriculum standard education beginning at Kindergarten through to Grade 12 based in Chiang Mai.
Address: 240 Moo 6, San Phi Sua, Muang, Chiang Mai, Thailand, 50300
Tel: 053-110-680 Fax: 053-110-687
Panyaden International School
Panyaden offers a holistic approach to education, incorporating a British Curriculum and Buddhist principles.
Address: 218, 218/1 Moo 2, T. Namprae, A. Hang Dong, Chiang Mai, Thailand, 50230
Prem Tinsulanonda International School
PTIS is a prestigious IB program boarding school in Chiang Mai offering education from early years to Grade 12.
Address: 234 Moo 3, Huay Sai, Mae Rim, Chiang Mai, Thailand, 50180
Unity Concord International School
Unity Concord is a school in Chiang Mai that offers an American education system for its students and covers students from pre-k to grade 12.
Address: 272 Moo 2 Chiang Mai–Lampang Superhighway T. Nong-Pheung, A. Sarapee, Chiang Mai, Thailand, 50140
Tel: 052-135061 Fax: 053142520
Varee Chiang Mai International School
Varee offers a British curriculum education from pre-k through to secondary with a bilingual curriculum for those interested in having a more Thai education.
Address: 59 Moo 6, Mahidol Road, Hong Hoi, Chiang Mai, Thailand, 50000
Tel: 05314-0232 Fax: 053140231