Visa Requirements

For Teachers

Below is an indication according to your nationality of what countries you are eligible to apply for within our network.

Please note that country contract and visa legislation is determined by local government legislation. Some countries also have set visa quotas for private companies. Sometimes you may be eligible to apply for a country, however, the full visa quota may have been issued for the employment year. For most countries in our network a CELTA or equivalent (see certification section) and a university degree is a requirement for visa sponsorship.

We apologize in advance for not responding to your application if it lists a country preference where you are not eligible for a visa.


  • American

    Argentina, China – Hong Kong, China – Mainland, Colombia, Ecuador, Indonesia, Israel, Mexico, Morocco, Russia, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand, Turkey

  • Australian

    Argentina, China – Hong Kong, China – Mainland, Colombia, Ecuador, Indonesia, Israel, Mexico, Morocco, Russia, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand, Turkey

  • British

    Argentina, China – Hong Kong, China – Mainland, Colombia, Czech Republic, Ecuador, France, Germany, Indonesia, Israel, Italy, Mexico, Morocco, Portugal, Russia, Singapore, South Korea, Spain, Switzerland, Thailand, Turkey

  • Canadian

    Argentina, China – Hong Kong, China – Mainland, Colombia, Ecuador, Indonesia, Israel, Mexico, Morocco, Russia, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand, Turkey

  • Chilean

    Chile (due to government legislation and local contract legislation, no visas are issued for teachers without Chilean citizenship)

  • EU Citizen

    Argentina, Colombia, Czech Republic, Ecuador, France, Germany, Israel, Italy, Mexico, Portugal, Spain, Switzerland, Turkey

  • Irish

    Argentina, China – Hong Kong, China – Mainland, Colombia, Czech Republic, Ecuador, France, Germany, Indonesia, Israel, Italy, Mexico, Morocco, Portugal, Russia, Singapore, South Korea, Spain, Switzerland, Thailand, Turkey

  • New Zeland

    Argentina, China – Hong Kong, China – Mainland, Colombia, Ecuador, Indonesia, Israel, Mexico, Morocco, Russia, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand, Turkey

  • South African

    Argentina, China – Hong Kong, China – Mainland, Colombia, Ecuador, Israel, Mexico, Morocco, Russia, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand, Turkey

Visa Update: According to recent changes in government visa legislation, a degree in English or Education plus a CELTA or equivalent is now a requirement for Indonesia and Saudi Arabia.

If you have any questions, please contact teach@wallstreetenglish.com