Type of Visa


Non-immigrant B (Teaching)

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Non-immigrant B (Teaching)

  • Applicant must apply in person.
  • The purpose of visit is to teach in the Kingdom.
  • The applicant may file a petition for work permit at the Ministry of Labour of Thailand and the extension of stay at the Immigration Bureau of Thailand.
  • Fee for Non-immigrant-B (Teaching) visa: single entry 9,000 Yen.
  • Non-Japanese applicant holding passports of  Bangladesh, Egypt , Iran, Nigeria ,Palestine , Sudan , Yemen,Cameroon ,Congo ,Republic of Congo ,Equatorial Guinea ,Guinea ,Algeria , China ,India ,Lebanon ,Nepal ,Pakistan ,Sri Lanka , Ghana ,Central African Republic ,Somalia,Sao Tome and Principe, Liberia ,Sierra Leone, Saudi Arabia (latest updated:2015.11.30)The visa's issuance will take up to 10 working days.
  • Visa and administrative processes for applicant holding passport of North Korea, Libya, Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan generally takes thirty (30) days.
  • Only Japanese citizens can request for passport(s) to be returned by mail.

Documents required are as follow :

  1. Valid passport. (valid for no less than 6 months)
  2. Application form duly filled in and signed by the applicant.


  • Form available on this page can be filled out.
  • Please enter the information requested into the appropriate spaces on the form. Your answer must be in English and use English capital characters.
  • The Embassy recommends you use an ink-jet printer to print the completed application form. However, the written application form is accepted but it may cause delay during the visa application process at the counter.

  1. Two (2) color photos of applicant (size 3.5 x 4.5 cm.)

    Except :

    *** Three (3) color photos and three (3) copies of application forms duly filled and signed for applicants holding passports of Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Egypt, North Korea, Libya, Palestine, Sudan, Yemen, Cameroon, Congo, Republic of Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Guinea, Algeria, China, India, Iraq, Lebanon, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Syria, Ghana, Central African Republic, Somalia, Sao Tome and Principe, Liberia, Sierra Leone.

    *** Four (4) color photos and four (4) copies of application forms duly filled and signed for applicants holding passport of Nigeria and Iran.

  2. For non-Japanese applicant, a copy of resident card or certificate of alien registration which is valid at least 3 months or more. For those who are currently applying for renewal of residence card, please submit a copy of acceptance of renewal issued by Immigration Bureau of Japan. The applicant is also required to present the original documents of identification upon visa application.
  3. Airline ticket or confirmation slip with applicant's name, flight number as well as date of entry and departure.
  4. Personal history duly filled in and signed by the applicant.


Personal history form can be downloaded here. Download Personal history form

  1. An original letter of acceptance from the prospective employer / educational institute in Thailand.

    PDF, copy or fax is not accepted.

    *** The letter must be in the prospective employer / educational institute's letter head and contain the applicant's name, purpose of visit to the Kingdom, date of entry, length of stay and type of visa required, and signed by the authorized person(s) whose name(s) listed in the educational institute's registration issued by the Ministry of Education or competent authority of Thailand.

    *** In the absence of signature of authorized person(s) in the letter of invitation, a letter of power of attorney authorizing other person(s) to act on his/her behalf must be submitted upon visa application.

  2. A copy of school license or business registration documents of the prospective employer / educational institute issued by the Ministry of Education or competent authority of Thailand.
  3. A letter of approval of employment issued by the competent authority of Thailand such as the Office of the Private Education Commission or the Office of the Basic Education Commission.

    PDF, copy or fax is not accepted.

    *** The letter must be in the current employer / educational institute's letter head and contain the applicant's name, purpose of visit to the Kingdom, date of entry, length of stay, type of visa required and signed by the authorized person.

    *** In the absence of letter of recommendation from the current employer / company in Japan, an original guarantee letter must be presented together with a copy of guarantor's passport or driving license duly signed by the guarantor.

    *** A guarantor must be twenty (20) years of age or older, legally residing in Japan, must be able to confirm aspects of applicant's personal attributes such as name, age, physical description and some personal information and must be available to be contacted by the Embassy.


A guarantee letter form can be downloaded here. Download A guarantee letter form

*** For the applicant holding passport of Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Egypt, North Korea, Libya, Palestine, Sudan, Yemen, Cameroon, Congo, Republic of Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Guinea , Algeria, China, India, Iraq, Lebanon, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Syria, Ghana, Central African Republic, Somalia, Sao Tome and Principe, Liberia, Sierra Leone, an original company's registration (tokibo tohon) must be submitted together with an original letter of recommendation upon visa application.

  1. Evidence of educational qualification such as diploma or teaching certificate.
  2. An original criminal record certificate issued by the competent authority of Japan or country of the applicant's nationality. The certificate must be in a sealed envelope.
***The Embassy may require documents in foreign language to be translated into Thai or English. Such documents must also be certified by competent authority of Japan or country where the documents are issued.



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