Foreign Currency Deposit Account

Non-Resident accounts are for:
  • Branches or representative offices of Thai corporations established in countries outside Thailand.
  • Tourists and other overseas visitors.
  • Foreigners temporarily working in Thailand.
  • Foreign government agencies, including embassies, consulates, or specialized UN agencies such as ESCAP, FAO, UNICEF, etc.
  • International organizations or institutions located in Thailand, but established by the government of the country to which such organizations belong.

    Remark: Private-sector organizations currently located in Thailand must open Resident Accounts.

Account Types

SCB offers three different non-resident foreign currency account types:
  • Savings Accounts
  • Fixed Accounts (1, 2, 3, 6, 9, and 12 months)
  • Current Accounts (Not allowed to use cheque book).

Currencies Available
A total of 10 currencies, including USD, JPY, GBP, EUR, AUD, CAD, DKK, CHF, HKD, and NZD.

Types of transactions available

  • Foreign cheques or drafts (Clean Bills)
  • Foreign banknotes
  • Export bills
  • Outward remittance by SWIFT or Telex
  • Purchase foreign currency drafts
  • Purchase traveler’s cheques
  • Purchase foreign banknotes
  • Import bills
  • Purchase Thai bath