FCD Account for Non-Residents is for foreigners who would like to hold incoming foreign funds without needing to immediately convert them to baht or for those living in Thailand who want to convert and save their Thai earnings in a foreign currency.
FCD Account is suitable for non-residents who prefer to save money in a foreign currency without needing to immediately convert funds to Thai baht.
You can open an FCD Account for Non-Residents in a Savings, Fixed Deposit or Current Account with the minimum initail deposit at USD1,000, or the equivalent in another currency.* You can make deposits in 14 major currencies:
You can view account balances and account activities over the last two months and transfer funds from your FCD Account for Non-Residents into your local baht account via Bualuang iBanking.
Passport and one of the following documents:
A reference letter issued by one of the following institutes or organizations
Other documents with the customer’s name and address can be used as supporting evidence for opening a bank account (in addition to the documents stated above) such as a lease agreement or apartment sale agreement.
FCD Account for Non-Residents is Bangkok Bank’s foreign currency deposit service that enables you to deposit foreign currency in 14 main currencies. You can deposit, withdraw or transfer the money in the account without converting money into local baht suitable for non-residents who would like to save foreign currency earned from overseas and convert them to baht whenever they prefer the exchange rate and for non-residents who work in Thailand and would like to save money in foreign currency in the account.
FCD account enebles you to save money in foreign currency transferred from aboard in the account and convert them into local baht whenever you prefer the exchange rate.
You can deposit your local baht into the account by displaying income statement from employer and be able to deposit as the amount shown upon the bank officer.
Yes, however, a fee will apply in depositing and withdrawing with foreign banknotes as follows: