Jump to content

Are two bank accounts required for a married couple or will one do?


Billy1966
 Share

Recommended Posts

My wife and I are retiring to Thailand in August. I know the Bank requirements for the non o retirement visa.

Do we both have to meet the requirements separately, or is one Bank account good for the two of us ? Thanks.

  • Thanks 1
Link to comment
Share on other sites

Thai wife or foreign wife?

Are you enquiring about opening an account or the Immigration financial requirements for 1 year extension of stay based on retirement?

Link to comment
Share on other sites

She was born in Thailand but now has a US passport. Yes the bank account(s) are for the requirement 

for  non immigrant O visas. It seems a very complicated process.  

Also, I read somewhere that if you were born in Thailand you are always Thai, even if you have a foreign passport. Is that true? Thanks

Link to comment
Share on other sites

always Thai but needs to arrive on a Thai passport to avoid immigration rules, your wife will need to have her name in a Thai house book and Thai id card and then a passport, if she does not have them prior to arrival she will need to arrive on US passport, then obtain the above items and then best to leave Thailand by air and return on Thai passport, 

you will need a bank account in your name only to obtain a yearly extension based on a Thai wife or retirement, you will first need an non immigrant visa.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

  • 1 year later...

If you need the account for the 400,000 deposit for the Thai wife visa, you will need your own account. A joint account will not be acceptable. If you need help, we can give you further guidance. Please check out www.thailegalprotection.com or DM me if you have questions. 

 

Peter

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Unfortunately, your content contains terms that we do not allow. Please edit your content to remove the highlighted words below.
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

 Share

  • Join Thaiger Talk Today!

    Sign up in 30 seconds and join the discussion on everything Thailand!

  • Latest Posts

    1. 2

      News Forum - Iranian president, foreign minister killed in tragic helicopter crash

    2. 21

      News Forum - Disgraced Khon Kaen school director nabbed for buying sex from student, 12

    3. 2

      News Forum - Brief bandit: thief strips down to underwear, swipes stash of briefs

  • New Topics

  • Popular Now

  • Tell a friend

    Love Thaiger Talk? Tell a friend!
×
×
  • Create New...

Important Information

By posting on Thaiger Talk you agree to the Terms of Use