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Mahidol University provides several academic mobility programs granting financial supports and scholarships for foriegn inbound students.

 

Scholarships for the 2020 fiscal year will be announced soon.

 

Thai Education Visa Information

Non-Immigrant Visa "ED" (Education) is the type of visa issued to applicants who wish to study, attend seminars, undergo training, or an internship in Thailand.

All individuals who wish to apply for elective, clerkship, or rotation with Ramathibodi must apply for an ED visa through valid institutions such as the Thai Embassy or Thai Consulate-General to issue legal travel and stay permissions.

The Faculty of Medicine Ramathibodi Hospital is not responsible for any lapses in process in visa approval, and is by no means any representative or liaison of the Thai Office of the Immigration Bureau and its agents or partners. The information on this page serves as a point of general information for those who are considering to apply for clerkship at Ramathibodi.

The validity of the ED visa is 90 days.


Period of Stay

The holder of this type of visa is entitled to stay in Thailand for a maximum period of 90 days. He or she may apply for an extension of stay at the Office of the Immigration Bureau and may be granted such extension for a period of one year from the date of first entry into Thailand.


Applying for a Visa from Abroad

Documents Required for ED Visa Application

All visa applicants must have ALL documents ready for the Thai ED visa application:

 

  1. Passport or travel document with validity not less than 6 months
  2. Complete Visa Application Form
  3. Recent (4 x 6 cm.) photograph of the applicant
  4. Recommendation letter addressed to the Consulate
  5. Letter of acceptance from the concerned academic institute/organisation
  6. Academic record and Student ID (if currently studying)
  7. For those wishing to attend seminar, or training session, or internship, a formal letter confirming participation status of the applicant from the concerned organisation addressed to the Consulate is also required

 

Consular officers reserve the rights to request additional documents as deemed necessary.

**The Faculty of Medicine Ramathibodi Hospital and the International Relations Section is not responsible for any lapses in process in visa approval, and is by no means any representative or liaison of the Office of the Immigration Bureau.**


Thai Immigration Bureau Contact Points

For the Central/Bangkok Area For Other Provincial Areas
Thai Immigration Bureau

507 Soi Suan Plu Old Building, Section 3, Sub-division 1, Immigration Division 1, 1st Floor, Sathorn Road, Sathorn District, Bangkok 10120
Tel. 02-287-3101-10 Ext. 2274 Fax: 0-2286-3397 8:30AM–4:30PM, excluding weekends and public holidays

Contact any Immigration check-point throughout the country.

For more detailed information, pamphlets, and application forms, please contact:

Thai Immigration Bureau

507 Soi Suan Plu Old Building, Section 1, Sub-division 1, Immigration Division 1, 3rd Floor, Room 301 Sathorn Road, Sathorn District, Bangkok 10120
Tel. 02-287-3117 or 02-287-3101-10 Ext. 2234-5 8:30AM–4:30PM, excluding weekends and public holidays


Procedures for Lost Passport

A foreigner whose passport is either lost or stolen after entering the Kingdom must do the following:

  1. File a report at the local police station in the area where the passport was lost or stolen.
  2. Bring the police report to your embassy or consulate and apply for a new passport or substitute document. If there is no embassy or consulate in Thailand, please contact the Passport Division of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
  3. Bring your new passport or substitute document to the Immigration Bureau to have your visa re-stamped at
    Thai Immigration Bureau

    507 Soi Suan Plu Old Building, Section 4 (Record & Statistics), Sub-division 4, Room 311, 3rd Floor, Sathorn Road, Sathorn District, Bangkok 10120
    Tel. 02-287-3911 or 02-287-3101 -10 Ext. 2244

 

along with the following:

  • passport or substitute document
  • the report from a police station
  • a document from the Embassy or consulate certifying the new passport (if available)


Reporting of Foreign Residence

The Immigration Bureau must be informed when a foreigner resides with or rents the property of a Thai citizen.

Contact Points:

 

For the Central/Bangkok Area For Other Provincial Areas
Thai Immigration Bureau

507 Soi Suan Plu Old Building, Section 4 (Record & Statistics), Sub-division 4, Room 311, 3rd Floor Soi Suan Plu, Sathorn Road, Sathorn District, Bangkok 10120
Tel. 02-287-3911 or 02-287-3101-10 Ext. 2244

The owner of the house must inform the Immigration Office. In the case that an immigration office is not in the area, inform the local police station.

Reporting Procedures

 

  1. Authorities must be informed within 24 hours of resident occupancy.
  2. The above procedures may be done by mail.
  3. All foreigners who will stay in Thailand longer than 90 days must complete the following requirements:
    • Report to the Immigration Bureau in person to register your address. If you have stayed longer than 90 days without registering. you will need to report and pay a fine according to circumstance. If you have not stayed longer than 90 days, you may designate an appointee to register for you. Required materials are your passport and the TM. 47 Application Form.
    • Report your address every 90 days thereafter to the Immigration Bureau which can be done by an appointee.
    • If you have stayed in Thailand over 90 days without registering you should report to the Immigration Bureau to register. The fine as of 2014 for voluntarily reporting residence as a Foreigner after the 90 days limit is 2,000 baht.

 

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