Upload the 10 items listed below to your Online Application.

We know the number of documents can seem overwhelming! Thai schools require a lot of documentation in order to hire teachers.

You don’t have to upload everything in one sitting; your progress will be saved.

Any time you have questions, please feel free to contact us at +1.800.597.3675 or - we’re happy to help!

  1. Program Specific Application [PDF]
  2. Medical Report [PDF]
  3. Personal Statement
  4. Resume
  5. Copy of bachelor’s degree
  6. Copy of transcripts
    • Unofficial copy acceptable for application
  7. Passport-style or business-dress photo
  8. Casual photo
    • One of you smiling and without a hat or sunglasses
  9. Passport picture page copy
    • Must be valid for at least six months beyond the end of your stay
    • If you don’t have a passport yet, please upload the receipt indicating you’ve applied for one.
  10. Two signed letters of recommendation
    • Dated and printed on official letterhead or accompanied by a business card
    • Recommenders should be persons that are/were directly responsible for the review of your academic and/or professional performance.

Before You Travel

  • State or FBI Criminal Background Check
    • Required for visa purposes and may be provided after you apply
    • Must be on official letterhead with a stamp or seal and signature
    • Must clearly cite that you have “no record”
    • Must not be more than three months old at time of visa application, which occurs four to six weeks prior to program start-date. If you are applying more than three months before the program starts, you may submit your background check after the rest of your application.
  • Proof of Travel Health Insurance: Before traveling, all participants must possess international accident and sickness insurance that includes evacuation/repatriation coverage. We’ll share affordable options for you to consider. convenience. You may wait until your placement is confirmed before emailing us proof of coverage.

  • Visa Information: Participants must apply for a single-entry, non-immigrant (Type B) visa, which occurs after you’ve been accepted into the program. InterExchange will supply a visa sponsor letter and application instructions to accepted participants.

Required for visa:
  • Visa Application Form
  • Two passport-style photos (2x2)
  • Passport (original)
  • Diploma (copy)
  • Letter of acceptance from employing school in Thailand
  • Copy of recent bank statement showing access to $700
  • Resume
  • State or Federal Criminal Background Check (original)
  • Flight itinerary
  • Money order for $80.00
  • Prepaid return envelope (so they can mail your passport and visa back to you)
Documents You MUST Bring to Thailand:
  • Passport
  • Non-Immigrant, Type “B” Visa
  • Copy of State or Federal Criminal Background Check
  • Notarized and certified copy of diploma
  • Original diploma
  • Official transcripts
  • Official letter from your college’s registrar’s office stating the degree awarded and date earned (see note)

NOTE: Not all Thai officials require an official letter from your university’s registrar office. Depending on your placement location, InterExchange will notify you if this will be necessary.

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U.S. Department of State-Designated J-1 Visa Sponsor
Alliance for International Exchange
Exclusive partner of the Erasmus Student Network for J-1 Visa sponsorship of internships in the U.S.
European-American Chamber of Commerce New York
Generation Study Abroad
Global Ties U.S.
International Au Pair Association
WYSE Travel Confederation