Required documents for a Studies in Switzerland Short stay (up to 3 months) visa application for Switzerland

You are going to Switzerland for study purposes and will stay no longer than 3 months.

According to your situation, you should apply at the TLScontact center.

List of the required documents

Documents in Thai language must be translated into English or in one of the Swiss national languages by one of the accredited translation offices.


Visa Student Short Stay



General Applications Documents

Visa application form, original

Duly filled out, dated and signed by the applicant. Filling out the visa application form is possible on the Forms page. The visa application form  must be signed by both parents in case of the minor child.

It is mandatory that the mentioned data information on the Schengen visa application form such as addresses, phone numbers etc. has to be identical with the personal data of the applicant. If this requirement is not fulfilled the visa application will be refused

Two passport-sized pictures 3.5 cm x 4 cm

  1. Color photo on a white background
  2. Format 3.5 cm x 4 cm
  3. Taken from the front; without obstruction
  4. Recent (less than 6 months old)
  5. Ears and eyebrows must appear on the picture

The photo must be a close-up of your head and the top of your shoulders so that your face takes up 70-80% of the photograph.

Passport, original

Valid at least three months after the end of the planned stay in Switzerland or another Schengen Member State

Passport, copy

One photocopy of the passport (personal data page and official entries)

Change Name Certificate

Certificate of any change of name or surname of the applicant with translation

Travel and Health Insurance


• The insurance company must have a seat or branch in a Schengen member state
• Covering the costs of a rescue operation, the return journey for medical reason, medical assistance in an emergency or emergency hospital care in the event of an accident or sudden illness
• Valid in all Schengen Member States, minimum amount EUR 30,000 / THB 1,500,000
• A list of approved Insurance companies in Thailand (see list of approved insurance companies)
Remark: Please make sure that the premium can be refunded, if the visa is not granted

Written attestation from the school/university that will be attended  
Attestation about the payment of the school fees  

Diploma of already completed studies, original

Diploma of already completed studies, copy

CV (Curriculum Vitae)  

Employment and financial proof


Work Certificate: Indicating the number of vacation days granted, the position in the company and the monthly salary.


Academic certificate such as an enrolment confirmation of the school or university.

Self Employed:

Business license, organization code or institution legal person certificate (or other similar function certificate) stating the applicant’s name and objectives of the company

Proof of financial, original


Proof of financial, copy

For the duration of the proposed stay in Switzerland
• Bank statement of applicant
• Bank statement of her/his parents together with a letter of sponsorship and/or letter of guarantee by sponsors in Switzerland etc.

Document related to minor child

Birth certificate, original

Birth certificate, copy


Parental consent for the child to travel abroad, original

  • An official parental consent for the planned travel to abroad must be submitted, in the case that one of the parents or both of them are not going to travel together with the minor children. This document must be issued by Amphoe
  • Or the Declaration of Consent letter signed by the parent/s who is/are not traveling with the minor (sign at TLScontact Visas Center in person)


Administrative Child custody decisions issued by Amphoe, copy

(compulsory in case of)

·  Parents are divorced

·  Parent were not married at the time that the child was born (or Death Certificate in case that one parent has passed away)

Signed authorization letter from the parent/s in case that one or both of the parents is/are not coming during the submission of the visa application.


Foreign National residing in Thailand

Work permit and/or resident permit & valid exit/re-entry permit in the passport, original


Work permit and/or resident permit & valid exit/re-entry permit in the passport, copy