Staying in Chiang Mai long-term (one or several years) on a one year visa has quite a few benefits compared to flying in and out on tourist visa or doing visa runs.
Especially for our members, we have selected some of the most attractively priced education visa in Chiang Mai, that will allow you to stay full-time in Thailand for one year without having to leave the country.
Most schools in Thailand charge more than THB 30,000 for a 1-year education visa and require a commitment of no less than 400 study hours.
The schools we have selected for you offer packages that are much cheaper than the average Thai language schools and often require less commitment2, ideal for those foreigners who have something else to do. All schools listed here are fully recognized by the Thai Ministry of Education.
For your convenience, we have sourced schools in every corner of Chiang Mai, to save you even more time commuting.
Cheapest and most attractive 1-year education visa programmes in Chiang Mai in various districts
Fully recognized Thai language school by Ministry of Education
This school offers the ED visa both for 6 months and for 1 year:
Time commitment: 200 hours, group class no more than 10 people.
The school offers full assistance in all paperwork to get the education visa. This deal becomes all the more attractive if you apply from abroad, because then you can pick up your ED-visa there and enter Thailand with it and stay 6-months or 1 year in a row without having to leave the country.
Fully recognized Thai language school by Ministry of Education
Offers 5 types of lesson packages to cater for the needs of individual students: some students like to study every day, others prefer just a few times per week or on a flexible basis.
Basic entrance fee that will provide you with the 1-year ED visa is at only THB 14,000, after that you discuss your preferred lesson package individually with the school. The with land you with a total cost well below THB 20,000 and not a large commitment in lessons.
For those who care, this school has Christian teachers but welcomes non-Christian students (of course).
|CLASS||TOTAL COSTS OF LESSONS (baht)||TOTAL MIN. NO. HOURS (year)||PRICE PER HOUR||FREQUENCY||ADDITIONAL COSTS||GROUP SIZE||REMARK|
|A: GROUP CLASS||7,200||60||120||2 hours per day Mon-Fri||200 baht for book||4-7 persons|
|B: PRIVATE CLASS||6,000||30||200||flexible||200 baht for book||1 person|
|C: CIRCLE CLASS||4,500||30||150||flexible||200 baht for book||4-10 persons|
|S: SPECIAL CLASS||9,000||30||300||flexible||depends on topic chosen||meant to study special topics such as business, bible, college etc.|
|G: EXPERIENTIAL CLASS||to be discussed||to be discussed||to be discussed||flexible||depends on topic chosen||By very experienced teachers, special topics such as Thai culture, food, interpretation etc.|
Fully recognized martial arts school by Ministry of Education
Fully recognized Thai and foreign language school by Ministry of Education
This school offers the ED visa for 1 year:
The school offers full assistance in all paperwork to get the education visa. This deal becomes all the more attractive if you apply from abroad, because then you can pick up your ED-visa there and enter Thailand with it and stay 1 year in a row.
Three levels: beginners 120 hours, intermediate 150 hours and advanced 190 hours.
If you are still unsure about what school is best for you, simply contact us first to discuss.
Did you find another school that offers (more) attractive programs with the education visa provided, please let us know so we can help other foreigners find the right school too.
NOTE 1: Programs listed may be subject to change. Ultimate conditions are stated by the school at the time of registration.
NOTE 2. Different schools structure their lesson schedules in more or less efficient ways, so if you pick the school right for you, it can cost you less time. Besides that, schools do allow some
|Carl Franzén Posted on January 07, 2016 at 03:43:04|
I need to extend my visa. Already extended my visa on arrival with 30 extra days which will expire soon.
|Martin Posted on February 02, 2015 at 06:02:12|
Hope u got my 1st message ,
Pls lets get in contact to see yr services provided...I'm Norwegian call 0987549901 or required .
|Martin Posted on February 02, 2015 at 05:59:26|
hi I hv a 2 entry Visa and for my 1st entry back I got only 30 days in which I meant I should hv 60..??
But pls explain what services you do and reply back , I'm a Norwegian ph: 098 754 9901
And would be willing to look at yr services.
All the best
|Admin Locator Posted on January 29, 2015 at 06:18:02|
Thank you for your inquiry, James. Our visa partner was having a temporary server problem, that's why the link didn't work. They will be in touch with you shortly. Meanwhile, if you wish to clarify more of your background (current visa, nationality, previous entries), you can send it to us on About Us / Contact us.
|James Posted on January 29, 2015 at 03:46:41|
Please can you help me apply for a tourist visa. My wife is pregnant and due to give birth in 1 week, but our visa will run out in 2 weeks. Can you please help us to gain another 30 days on our current entry visa?
Please call me on 09 9541 7707.
|Lost love spells caster / psychic healer +27737053600|
World’s no.1 female lost love spells caster Mama Shamie +2
|African traditional healer with black magic +27737053600 lost love spells caster|
Lost Love Spells Caster /Spells Caster In Johannesburg,Canad
|Chiang Mai Toastmasters Club|
Speak English, Build confidence, Conquer your fear, Master t
|Chiang Mai Social Group Of Friends|
Do you want to meet up with fellow peers in Chiang Mai? Are
Mahasiddha Yoga (tantrayogathailand.com) - Just north of the
Free of costs language exchange between farang and Thai
|Couchsurfing Chiang Mai|
Weekly meet up with local Thai and Couchsurfers, long stayer
|Chiang Mai Fencing Club|
Dedicated to the sport of Fencing, playing Foil, Epee, and S
|Latin Tunes @Meridien|
Salsa lovers gather at the Meridien, salsa in style, every l
Salsa dance lovers swing it out on Thursday at Sahara, Nimma
Regular outings for bird lovers
|Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transsexual group (LGBT)|
Our LGBT group aims to allow friendships between both Thai a
|Monday Jam night @ Boy Blues Bar|
Every Monday night is Jam night at Boy Blues Bar Bar. Many f
|First Northern Thailand Toastmasters Club The Confidence Builders|
Meets the 2nd and 4th Saturday of every month at 6pm. 053-21
Saturday mornings 10 am. Contact Ruth at 085-615-1413
|Hash House Harriers: CSH3 (Saturday mixed Hash)|
Mixed family hash runs every Saturday. Pick up point is The
Support group open to those affected by alcoholism in a rela
|OA (Overeaters Anonymous)|
Every Saturday from 4-5 p.m. Please ask the guards or nurses
Every Saturday night screening at 07.00 pm (Free Admission!)
|Expat Club |
General Meetings on the 4th Saturday of the month, except De
|Open night @ Sangdee|
All are welcome to perform. Sirimangkalajarn Soi 5 from 8 PM
|Meditate with the Green Papaya Sangha|
In the tradition of Vietnamese Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh. T
Every Friday at 9pm at participating bars in a home and away
|Chiang Mai Expats Club Coffee Morning|
Coffee meetings are on 1st and 3rd Friday of each month Frid
|Alliance Francaise Films|
Alliance Francaise Films: Every Friday at 8 PM
|Trinity Baptist Church|
Meeting for old-time worship and fellowship with Dr. Jack L.
|Traditional 2nd hand market|
A Traditional 2nd hand market - Every Saturday morning from
|Big Day Out|
1st Sunday of every month. Live music and BBQ, 080 1222561
|New Beginnings group of Alcoholics Anonymous|
Open meetings at 10:00am on Sundays.
|International Group of Alcoholics Anonymous|
Chiang Mai International Group of AA meets every morning at
|Classic Cars of Lanna|
Meets the last Sunday of every month
Every Sunday 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm We have bats and gloves… ju
Every Tuesday and Thursday at 6 p.m. Info: 084-485-0100, chi
Salsa dance lovers swing it out on Tuesday at Coffee Monster
|“Informal” Expats Ladies Lunch|
“Informal” Expats Ladies Lunch: The lunch buffet at the
|“Formal” Expats Ladies Lunch|
“Formal” Expats Ladies Lunch: First Thursday of every mo
Nicotine Anonymous: Wednesdays and Saturdays, 1 p.m., 086-19
|Quiz Night @ Garden Bar Lotus Hotel|
Quiz Night at the Garden Bar Lotus Hotel Chang Puak. Teams o
|Chiang Mai Photographic Group|
Chiang Mai Photographic Group: meets every other Wednesday a
|Open Microphone Night|
Open Mike Night at the UN Irish Pub every Wednesday, from 8.
Co-dependants Anonymous: Support group for those having prob
|Friends of Bill|
Friends of Bill meeting (General 12 Step meeting, all addict
|Swiss Lanna Society|
Swiss Lanna Society weekly informal gatherings, 6:30 p.m. ev
|Royal British Legion|
Royal British Legion meeting has moved to Basic Line Hotel S
Badminton group meets every Tuesday from 2-4 PM at the Munic
Judo group meets at the MMA club near the Railways station o
CM Money Club meets last Thursday of every month. Info: Don
The Chiang Mai Computer Club meets every Tuesday. It is open
|Chiang Mai International Rotary Club|
The Chiang Mai International Rotary Club meets on Tuesdays a
|On-location Sketching Group|
On-location sketching group: Monday mornings from 8:00-10:30
Karatedo Federation Wado-kaj organises free Karate practise
|Tai Chi - Chi Kung|
Every Monday and Wednesday 8am at Suan Buak Hat Public Park
|Women's Book Club|
CM's International Women's Book Club meets every last Monday
The Gentleman's Club for real gentlemen and males approachin
|Back to Basics Group of AA|
Back to Basics Group of Alcoholics Anonymous meets Monday to
|Hash House Harriers CH3 (male only)|
Male runs every alternate week on Mon/Tue. Pick up from The
|Jam night @ Boy Blues Bar|
Swinging music with live jam, every Monday from 9pm
|Ball hockey by CM Highlanders|
CM Highlanders plays ball hockey every Monday.
|CM Travel Club|
Chiang Mai Travel Club gathers at Sangdee every 2nd Monday o
|Upstairs at Sangdee|
Performing artists every Monday at Sangdee. For those intere
|Hash House Harriers CSH3|
Mixed family hash runs every Saturday. Pick up point is the
|Sri Sathya Sai Baba Group|
Study and discussion group for CM devotees of spiritual mast
|Gay and Lesbian Club|
|Readers & Book discussion group|
Monthly over lunch to discuss a previously agreed book, cmre
|Dining Out Group|
Once a fortnight, alternating between Asian and Western food
Though there isn't a proper racquet ball court in Chiang Mai
|Circle of Light|
The Circle of Light Group is a reading & discussion group fo
|Chiang Mai Beach Volleyball Club|
Welcome to CMBVC! We are one of Chiang Mai's most active spo
|Urban Sketchers Chiang Mai|
Urban Sketchers is a nonprofit organization dedicated to rai
Maum meditation is throwing away the false mind,and is Chan
|New Life Foundation Thailand|
New Life Thai Foundation is a unique international, mindfuln
|WED ZOUK BAREFOOT at Birds Nest Cafe|
We would like to invite you all for our regular zouk meet up
|Tons of Time!|
Weight being a problem for us all these days, but truly bein
|Tai Chi Chuan|
Tai Chi Chuan step by step.. Daily weekday classes every
|Yin Yoga with Claudio|
Price: 200B - Contact Claudio: 0847 744705
This movement meditation practice is for anyone that is insp
|Esoteric Integral Yoga|
The Esoteric Integral Yoga course is an in-depth course prov
Football Chiang Mai - Football fan in Chiang Mai
|Chiangmai AutoCAD Training|
AutoCAD for Engineering and Architecture drawing training
|Documentary Arts Asia Monday & Thursday Showings|
The Documentary Arts Asia Theater has regular screenings of
|Income Tax discussion|
How to legally claim tax rebate as a foreigner working in Th
|Chiang Mai Backgammon|
Anyone interested in forming a group?
|Tantra Yoga Community|
A unique course about the extraordinary spiritual adventure
|Chiang Mai Improv Theatre|
We are all about PLAY! Come and regress to being 5 years old
A laughter yoga class and circle at the Yoga Tree Chiang Mai
Think you're funny? We're looking for people who'd like to
|Chiang Mai Jugglers and Prop Enthusiasts|
Wanna meet and play with other Prop Manipulation geeks? Lear
|Chiang Mai Chess Club|
Welcome to Chiang Mai Chess Club
|Squash Players Chiang Mai|
There are 2 main groups of squash players in Chiang Mai.
There are a few groups in Chiang Mai that gather for salsa,
|Writers without Borders|
If you're an expat in Chiang Mai, Thailand, or, more specifi
An exploration of dance and movment, the BIODANZA way, of ho
|Green Papaya Sangha|
Meditation in the tradition of Vietnamese Zen Monk Thich Nha
|Bridge Chiang Mai|
Welcome to Bridge Club of Chiang Mai