The Work visa Process & documents For China/Thailand/Japan/South Korea and more strict requirement countries
So in this short post We will talk about the work visa process and the documents you need to be able get your work visa for becoming an English teacher or better known as ESL teaching. But first lets talk quickly about the Qualifications once more.
So just in case you missed it, for teaching ESL in most Asian countries to be illegible for a work visa You will need:
- A Bachelors degree or higher in any field
- A TEFL Certificate or any other similar Certificate
- And for non natives speakers in most cases 2 years worth of teaching experience
So these are the minimum qualifications needed to be illegible for a work visa in most Asian countries to teach ESL.
Now lets move on to the visa process and what documents you are going to need for it.
The documents needed for the visa process are:
- your Bachelors degree authenticated and notarized
- A non criminal record(police check)
- Full medical examination
- A 120 hour(or more) TEFL certificate
- Scanned copies of your passport.
- Two recent photographs
- Invitation letter from your Employer or School.
These are all the requirements need for the work visa process. Also it is wise to let your employer or school know that you are actively busy with the process as this usually takes a Month or Two, so it’s best to keep your prospecting school often updated, the more, the better.
It will definitely take some time before you are able to complete this process. Be patient, i know you’re probably very eager to get started(Which is good), However these things just cant be forced. Just be patient, Continue learning more about your future job and relax a little bit. Go for a massage, a night out or anything else you love to do. 🙂