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Work in/as a teacher in a private school

For those who wish to work as Teacher in a private school

Applicants can ONLY apply in person for a visa, no longer than 90 days before your traveling date from Monday – Friday from 09:00 – 12:00 hours. (except our national holidays) and applicants have to make an online appointment at in order to submit your visa application at the counter of Visa Section, Royal Thai Embassy in Bern
Please kindly note that visa application takes approximately 5-7 working days after the receipt of completed required documents.

Required Documents

1. Original passport or travel document with validity not less than 6 months of the day of your departure from Thailand

2. Completed visa application form

3. 2 recent passport-sized photographs taken within the past 6 months (3.5 x 4.5 cm.)

4. A copy of travel booking or ticket reservation (from Switzerland to Thailand, and outbound flight from Thailand - if any)

5. Confirmation Letter issued by concerned school in Thailand

6. Confirmation letter, issued by Office of the Private Education Commission or Thai authorities concerned

7. Copy of the school's registration in Thailand

8. Educational record and working record of the applicant

9. Original criminal record issued by concerned authorities in the country of residence with validity not less than 3 months.  It must state that the applicant is not registered in the criminal record.

10. For non-Swiss nationals, a copy of valid residence permit to stay in Switzerland

11. Visa Fee in cash only : 80 CHF for three month with single entry

12. In case that applicant’s passport shall be sent back by post, an envelope with applicant’s address and CHF 6.30 of stamps are required. The embassy does not accept any responsibility for any kind of loss or damage from post service.

13. For Chinese passport holder, if the contract is longer than 90 days, visa application must be submitted 5-10 weeks before your departure date from Switzerland

14. For Nigerian, Afghanistan, Iraq, and North Korea passport holder, please kindly find more information on Note at How to apply for a visa