I still bank with Bangkok Bank, and have a B1ST debit card with access to Bualang online banking.
Online banking was set up for me at the ATM by a member of staff.
The first draft of this post appeared 6 years ago, after my frustrating experience of trying to open a bank account in Thailand.
in addition, you will be charged a currency conversion fee. As a tourist only I opened account with the help of one of my Thai friend. I do not have Internet banking asses to check my account.
When I did cite the requirements stated on the website, I was told that “things had changed”, or “the manager said…”So I knew I had to write a post on this, because I figured others must be struggling too.
It's now almost 2018, and since writing the first version of that post, hundreds of people have left their experiences of opening bank accounts in Thailand, making this post a solid resource for others wanting to do the same.
His Thai partner vouched for him with her ID card, which showed the address they live at.
opened a bank account with just his passport on Sukhumvit Road (near Robinsons, between Nana and Asoke BTS stations).