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Thailand Bank Account


Opening a Bank Account in Thailand

Bangkok Bank (Head Office)


Requirements:

Passport or Driver’s License (Photo Identification)

Work Permit (in the absence of a work permit, a visa page is to be provided in order to determine what kind of visa in place. It is more beneficial if the type of visa is a permanent one such as a marriage visa, a retirement visa or a non-immigrant B visa, but generally the bank would like to see a non-immigrant B visa as this outlines that you are in Thailand for work, although this is not compulsory.

Minimum Deposit:

Savings Account: 500 Baht,

Fixed Deposit Account: 2,000 Baht

ATM card: 300 Baht

Interest Rate:

Saving Account: 0.875%

Fixed Deposit Account for 3 Months: 2%

Address:

333 Silom Road, Bangkok 10500 THAILAND

Tel: (66)-2-231-4333

Fax: (66) 0-2231-4742

Email: info@bangkokbank.com

Loans for Foreigners:

Foreigners are generally not permitted to obtain loans at Bangkok Bank as it is the general policy of the Bank of Thailand.

Kasikorn Bank PCL (Head Office)


Requirements/ Documentation:

Passport

Work Permit (However, If an individual has a relative of Thai nationality or citizenship, the account can be opened without the work permit permitted that the relative certifies the individual)

Minimum Deposit:

Saving account: 500 Baht

Fixed deposit account: 1,000 Baht

ATM Card: 400 Baht

Interest Rate:

Savings account: 0.87 %

Fixed deposit account 3 month: 1.85%

Loans for Foreigners:

Foreigners are permitted to obtain loans at this bank, however only for the purchase of condominiums.

Address:

1.

Rat Burana Branch

1 Soi Rat Burana 27/1, Rat Burana Road, Rat Burana District, Rat Burana, Bangkok 10140

Tel: (66)-2-888-8800

Fax: (66)-2-888-8882

2.

Phahon Yothin Head Office

400/22 Phahon Yothin Road, Sam Sen Nai District, Phaya Thai, Bangkok 10400

Tel: (66)-2-222-0000

Fax: (66) 470-1144-5

3.

Chaeng Watthana Head Office

47/7 Moo 3, Pop Pu La Rd., Tambon Ban Mai, Pak Kret, Nonthaburi 11120

Tel: (66)-2-222-0000

Fax: (66) 470-1144-5

Email: info@kasikornbank.com

Kiatnakin Bank (Call Center)


Requirements:

Work Permit

Passport or Drivers license

Minimum Deposit:

Savings account: 1,000

Fixed deposit account: 100,000 Baht

ATM Card: Free

Interest Rate:

Saving account: 1.5 % on amount of 1,000-500,000 Baht, -2% on amount of 500,000-10,000,000 Baht

Fixed deposit account 3 month: 3% 100,000-4,000,000 Baht

Address:

500 Aumarin Tower 11 Floors, Lumpinee Sub District, Phatumwan District BKK 10330

Tel: (66)-2-680-3333

Fax: (66)-2-256-9933

Email: N/A

Loans for Foreigners:

Foreigners are not permitted to obtain a loan at this bank for property. However, can obtain loans for a hire-purchase vehicle.

Requirements:

Work permit

Passport with valid visa

Bank statements 6 months backdate

Krung Thai Bank


Requirements:

Work permit

Passport

Minimum Deposit:

Savings Account: 500 Baht

Fixed deposit Account: 1,000 Baht

ATM Card: 230 Baht

Interest Rate:

Savings Account: 0.75%

Fixed deposit Account: Minimum of 3 months 2%

Address:

35 Sukhumvit Rd., Klong Toey Nua Subdistrict, Wattana District, Bangkok 10110

Tel: (66)-2-319-3910-1,(66)-2-319-7881-2,(66)-2-714-6470-9,(66)-2-369-0617,(66)-2-369-1469-74

Fax: (66)-2-255-9391-3

Email: N/A

Loans for Foreigners:

This bank does not provide loans for foreigners.

Bank of Ayudhya (Krungsri) (Head Office)


Requirements:

Work permit

Passport

Minimum Deposit:

Savings account: 500 Baht

Fixed deposit account: 1,000 Baht

ATM card: 100 Baht

Interest Rate:

Saving account: 0.87 %

Fixed deposit account 3 months: 2.05%

Loan for foreigners:

Foreigners are not permitted to obtain a loan at this bank.

Address:

1222 Rama III Road, Bang Phongphang, Yan NaWa, Bangkok, 10120

Tel: (66)-2-296-2000

Fax: N/A

Email: webmaster@krungsri.com

Siam Commercial Bank (Head Office)


Requirements:

Work Permit (in the absence of a work permit, if an individual is married to a Thai national, may provide their marriage certificate)

Passport

Minimum Deposit:

Saving account: 500 Baht

Fixed deposit account: 1,000 Baht

ATM Card: 300 Baht

Interest Rate:

Saving account: 0.87 %

Fixed deposit account 3 month: 1.95%

Loan for foreigners:

Foreigners are not able to obtain a loan from this bank.

Address:

9 Ratchaphisek Road, Jatujak, Bangkok, 10900

Tel: (66)-2-722-3021-8

Fax: (66)-2-722-3029

Email: N/A

Thanachart Bank PCL


Requirements:

Work Permit

Passport

Minimum Deposit:

Saving account: 500 Baht

Fixed deposit account: 1,000 Baht

ATM Card: 300 Baht

Interest Rate:

Saving account: 0.75 %

Fixed deposit account 3 months: 2%

Loan for foreigners:

Foreigners cannot obtain a loan at this bank.

Address:

1101 Petchaburi Rd, Mukkasan Sub district, Ratchatavi District, BKK 10400

Tel: (66)-2-208-5000, 1770

Fax: N/A

Email: N/A

UOB PCL


Requirements:

Work Permit

Passport

Minimum Deposit:

Savings account: 50,000 Baht

Fixed deposit account: 50,000 Baht

ATM Card: 400 Baht

Interest Rate:

Saving account: 0.75 %

Fixed deposit account 3 months: 3% (subject to change)

Loan for foreigners:

To obtain a loan from this bank, a foreigner can obtain a home loan, however must have worked for over a period of more than 2 years in Thailand and is married to a Thai national.

Address:

191 South-Sathon RD., Sathon District, BKK 10120

Tel: (66)-2-343-3000

Fax: (66)-2-2600404

Email: N/A

Government Savings Bank (Om Sin)


Requirements:

Passport OR

Work permit (must be valid for over 3 months)

Minimum Deposit:

Savings account: 1 Baht

Fixed Deposit Account: 1,000 Baht

ATM Card: Free

Interest Rate:

Savings Account: if less than 100,000, 1%, however if more than 100,000- 1.25%

Fixed Deposit Account: for 3 months: 2.13% for up to 5,000,000 Baht.

Loan for foreigners:

Foreigners are not permitted to obtain loans from this bank.

Address:

470 Phaholyothin Road, Samsennai, Phayathai, Bangkok, 10400

Tel: (66)-2-299-8000, 1115

Fax: N/A

Email: news@gsb.or.th

Thai Military Bank


Requirements:

Passport

Work permit

Minimum Deposit:

Savings Account: 500 Baht

Fixed Deposit Account: 1,000 Baht

ATM Card: 300 Baht

Interest Rate:

Savings Account: 0.5%

Fixed Deposit Account: for three months- 1.75%

Loan for foreigners:

Foreigners are not permitted to obtain a loan at this bank.

Address:

3000 Phaholyothin Road, Jompol Sub-District, Jatujak District, Bangkok, 10900

Tel: (66)-2-299-1111

Fax: N/A

Email: N/A

Commercial International Merchant Bankers (CIMB)


Requirements:

Passport

Work permit

Valid visa for at least more than three months

Minimum Deposit:

Savings Account: 1,000 Baht

Fixed Deposit Account: l0,000 Baht

ATM Card: 100 Baht

Interest Rate:

Savings Account: 0.75% Fixed Deposit Account: 2.25%

Loan for foreigners:

Foreigners are not permitted to obtain a loan from this bank.

Address:

44 Langsuan Road, Lumpini Sub-District, Pathumwan District, Bangkok, 10330

Tel: (66)-2-626-7101-3

Fax: (66)-2-626-7104

Email: N/A


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