Updating british passport
The Direct Line research also found that three per cent of married women still have their maiden name on their driving licence while two per cent of motorists admit they should have informed the DVLA about a notifiable medical condition, such as physical disability or visual impairment, since their current licence was issued.Holding an out-of-date or otherwise invalid licence does not remove your entitlement to drive but further action, including the possibility of a fine, can come about if you need to show your licence to a policeman, hire a car or commit a driving offence abroad.The easiest, however, may very well be K-Bank, depending on the branch.It would be great if you can let me know what bank account you have and on what terms you acquired it. Individuals who have base in foreign countries: Reader update (2016): Scott opened a savings account at the Tesco Lotus Fortune Town branch, with nothing but a passport and money to open the account.Changes and effects are recorded by our editorial team in lists which can be found in the ‘Changes to Legislation’ area.Where those effects have yet to be applied to the text of the legislation by the editorial team they are also listed alongside the affected provisions when you open the content using the Table of Contents below.The first draft of this post appeared 6 years ago, after my frustrating experience of trying to open a bank account in Thailand.
Since starting this post many moons ago, it seems that the overwhelming consensus is that Bangkok Bank is the most friendly bank when it comes to opening accounts for foreigners.
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.
The ATM card was issued on the spot, for a 300 Baht fee, and I've had to replace it once due to wear and tear.
I now regularly transfer money to my Thai account via Transferwise (read this post after this one), which means I avoid the bank sending and receiving charges, and currency conversion fees. Things are a hell of a lot easier in Thailand when you have a Thai ATM card and an account to transfer money into.