Covid-19 Travel Advisory

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SEE TEFL is committed to the health and safety of every one of our trainees, trainers and auxiliary staff. We fully understand why our current and prospective trainees are concerned about the current Covid-19 situation.

SEE TEFL is licensed by the Thai Ministry of Education (MoE) as a non-formal school. All our 4-week TEFL and Internship programs are currently running as scheduled according to the directives of the MoE.

Our courses are running onsite with observed teaching practices at a range of local schools.

Travel to Thailand

Since October 1st, 2022

Travelers will no longer need to apply for a Thailand Pass

There is no compulsory quarantine period.

There is no longer a compulsory insurance requirement

Travelers are no longer required to show proof of either a certificate of vaccination or a negative RT-PCR or professional ATK test result within 72 hours of travel.

All training dates are flexible; dates can be postponed just by sending us an email. There's no additional fee.

Visa Options:

You can obtain a 30-day visa exemption on arrival, you can extend this for a further 30 days in Chiang Mai.

You can obtain a 60-day tourist visa from a Thai embassy or consulate or apply online (link is below) before you depart for Thailand, you can also extend this for a further 30 days in Chiang Mai.

Click here to apply for a Tourist Visa.

If you need more days before obtaining a non-immigrant B visa for teaching, you can cross the Thai border with a neighboring country, return an hour later and you’ll receive a first or second 30-day visa exemption. You can extend this exemption for 30 days as well.

Alternatively, you can obtain a first or second 60-day tourist visa by visiting a Thai embassy or consulate in a neighboring country. This tourist visa can also be extended for a further 30 days in Chiang Mai. The Thai embassy in Vientiane, Laos is most people’s preferred choice from Chiang Mai. You can travel overland or fly there.