What are the Basic Requirements to Teach English Abroad?

By Jessie Smith

The Top 5 Teaching English Abroad Requirements 

The requirements to teach English abroad vary region-by-region and country-by-country. But here are the 5 key requirements to teach English abroad no matter where in the world you plan to teach:

I. TEFL Certification

II. Visa

III. Money

IV. Hiring Process & Requirements

V. Country-Specific Documents

Where will schools hire me in advance to teach English abroad?

Around the world there are many countries where schools will interview and hire teachers in advance before they leave their home countries.  From Asia to Latin America you have options!  Take a look at each Country Profile below to learn more, or reference our Country Comparison Chart