Taking time when applying for the Japan-Thailand funds transfer service ensures the security of your funds.
To get started, only a one-off application and registration for each beneficiary is needed – contact Bangkok Bank’s Tokyo or Osaka branch today!How to apply – Sending from Japan
- Get an application form: Either download an application form or visit Bangkok Bank’s Tokyo or Osaka branch.
- Complete the form: Fill in the required fields then send it via post1. You can also submit it by hand to either Bangkok Bank’s Tokyo or Osaka branch. You will also need a copy of one of the following documents2
Obtain a registration card and registration numbers: These will be sent from Bangkok Bank’s Tokyo or Osaka branch to you in the post. The card contains your KYC number3 and TK number or OS number4 to be used when transferring funds to Thailand.
- Japanese alien registration card with a valid visa
- Health insurance certificate
- Japanese driver’s license
1Bangkok Bank’s Tokyo branch address:
Bangkok Bank PCL Tokyo Branch, Customer Service Department,
Bangkok Bank Building, 8-10 Nishi-Shimbashi 2-Chome, Minato- ku, Tokyo 105-0003
Japan Osaka branch address:
Bangkok Bank PCL Osaka Branch, Customer Service Department,
Bangkok Bank Building, 9-16, Kyutaromachi, 1-Chome, Chuo-ku, Osaka 541
2Bangkok Bank may request additional documents in some cases. Copies of documents must be clear on both front and reverse sides. The bank may not be able to approve the application if documents are missing or unclear. The senders’ address in Japan must be the same as the one indicated in their identification documents.
3A KYC number is a secret number identifying the sender which cannot be changed.
4A TK number (assigned to Tokyo branch’s customers) or OS number (assigned to Osaka branch customers) identifies the beneficiaries in Thailand. Each beneficiary is assigned only one TK or OS number. You can transfer funds to more than one recipient if you have registered their accounts in advance. You can register as many recipient accounts as you need, without any extra fees.