Banking

          There are seven banks opened on Bangkhen Campus as follows;  
     
 
1. The Thai Military Bank Ltd. (TMB) Kasetsart University Branch is locating on the 1st foor of the Ngamwongwan Parking building 2 on Chandrasatitya Road, near Gate 1 on Ngamwongwan Road.

Offce Hours:  08:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
                    Monday through Friday
                    Close on weekends and holidays
Contact numbers: 0 2561 4289, 0 2940 5728-9
 
     
 
2. Bank of Ayuthaya Co.Ltd. Kasetsart University Branch is locating on the 1st floor of Vittayapattana Building on Suwanwajokkasikit Road and near Gate 1 on Ngamwongwan Road.

Offce Hours:  08:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
                    Monday through Friday
                    Close on weekends and holidays
Contact numbers: 0 2561 3490-1
 
     
 
3. Siam Commercial Bank Kasetsart University Branch is locating on the 1st foor of the Ngamwongwan Parking building 1 on Chandrasatitya Road, near Gate 1 on Ngamwongwan Road.

Offce Hours:  08:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
                    Monday through Friday
                    Close on weekends and holidays
 Contact numbers: 0 2561 3495-6
 
     
 
4. Government Saving Bank (Orm Sin Bank) Kasetsart University Branch is locating on Phahon Yothin Road, in front of Kasetsart University.

Offce Hours:  08:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
                    Monday through Friday
                    Close on weekends and holidays
Contact numbers: 0 2562 0716, 0 2579 7556
 
     
 
5. Krung Thai Bank PLC. (KTB) Kasetsart University Branchis locating in Ngamwongwan Parking Building 2 on Chandrasatitya Road.

Offce Hours:  08:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
                    Monday through Friday
                    Close on weekends and holidays
Contact numbers: 0 2579 9810-11
 
     
 
6. Bangkok Bank Kasetsart University Branch is locating on the 1st foor of Ngamwongwan Parking Building 2 on Chandrasatitya Road, near Gate 1 on Ngamwongwan Road.

Offce Hours:  08:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
                    Monday through Friday
                    Close on weekends and holidays
Contact numbers: 0 2579 9782, 0 2579 9851-2
 
     
 
7. Kasikorn Bank (KBank) Kasetsart University Branch is locating on the 1st foor of Ngamwongwan Parking building 2 on Chandrasatitya Road, near Gate 1 on Ngamwongwan Road.

Offce Hours:  08:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
                    Monday through Friday
                    Close on weekends and holidays
Contact numbers: 0 2579 4510
 
     
  Opening an Account and Acquiring an ATM Card  
         You should open a bank account immediately after arriving. Acquiring an ATM card enables you to make deposits and withdrawals any time. ATM machines are widely situated around the Bangkok metropolitan area and in towns throughout the country, and most machines accept ATM cards of any bank.  
     
  Types of Accounts  
       There are several kinds of accounts :
       Current : Current accounts are generally used by business enterprises
       Savings : These accounts offer a minimal amount of interest.
       Fixed Deposit : Offer higher rates of interest on amounts deposited for terms of three months, six months, or longer.
 
What you will need
       Rules vary from bank to bank but you will likely have to show the bank your KU student ID card, your passport, a letter from university confrming that you are enrolled in courses at KU, and a local address. If you don’t have a permanent address yet, you may use the International Dormitory address temporarily. Some banks may ask for a letter of reference from your banker at home; if you don’t have such a letter, you can look for another bank.
 
  Telegraphic Transfers  
         At all branches of the Bangkok Bank, SWIFT/Telex services are available to transfer your funds to international destinations. Your funds will be deposited directly into the recipient’s account quickly and effciently. The Bangkok Bank has international branches and over 1,500 partner banks around the world.  
     
  International Bank Drafts  
         Bank drafts are a cost effective way to send money abroad to friends and family overseas, or to make overseas purchases. You can buy drafts at bank branches offering international services.  
     
  Currency Exchange Rate  
         Average Interbank Exchange Rate = 33 Baht/USD For more information : http://www.bot.or.th  
     

 

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  |  Last Update 01/07/2013  Time 11:28

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