A savings account
can be opened with a minimum deposit of 500Bt. Interest is calculated daily and will be credited to your account every six months. Accounts which become dormant with a balance below 2,000Bt will attract a monthly service charge.
When you open a savings account, you can opt to receive a Be1st Smart card
– all-in-one card for shopping, cash withdrawals and travel.Current Account
If you are a resident or are working in Thailand, with just a minimum deposit of 10,000Bt you can open a Bangkok Bank current account
and be issued with personalized cheques. A monthly service charge may apply if the average balance is below 1,000Bt.Fixed Deposit Account
To open a fixed deposit account
with a range of deposit terms of up to three years, all you need is a minimum deposit of 2,000Bt. Please visit our latest deposit interest rates
page to compare deposit rates.Foreign Currency Deposit Account
With a Foreign Currency Deposit (FCD) account
, you can hold your funds in any of 14 currencies: USD, CNY, EUR, GBP, JPY, SGD, HKD, AUD, NZD, CHF, CAD, DKK, NOK, and SEK. This enables you to manage your foreign currency payments and income more effectively by minimizing risks from fluctuations in foreign currencies.
FCD account can be a savings, fixed deposit or current account, needing an initial opening deposit of USD 1,000 or the equivalent. Please note, the foreign currency deposit account can only be opened at certain branches - click here
to find your closest branch. You may also wish to view the Deposit and Withdrawal Fees
, or other Conditions and Fees
for the FCD account service.Non-Resident Baht Account
A non-Resident Baht account may be useful if you plan to transfer funds to Thailand for investment purposes and intend to repatriate your funds in the future. Transactions are recorded in accordance with Bank of Thailand regulations.
Please note, this account is not appropriate for daily use as all transactions are manual and can only be made at the Head Office branch on Silom Road, Bangkok.