Long Stay (o-x) visa
Hi everyone, can I confirm.
I was told by my embassy (Switzerland) that I can not apply for a Long Stay (o-x) visa unless, I already have 3M BHT in a Thai Bank. After calling the bank directly in Bangkok, I was told that I cannot open up an account unless I go there in person. It’s a bit of a catch 22 situation.
Has anyone done this, and is there an immigration department in Bangkok that I can discuss this with. I know that other people (in other countries) have been able to obtain a Long Stay (o-x) visa and upon arrival organise a bank account and transfer the funds after obtaining the VISA.
Thank in advance for anyone that can help.