Do you need a valid, up to date visa in order to withdraw money from your bank account?

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Re: Do you need a valid, up to date visa in order to withdraw money from your bank account?

Post by Gardiguy » Wed Mar 28, 2018 9:33 am

I was at Phillips 2 weeks ago and withdrew money and also reset my app password and they just confirmed my passport, no visa check. I do know that the ATMs for my ABA account have never asked me for my visa for withdrawals or deposits.
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Re: Do you need a valid, up to date visa in order to withdraw money from your bank account?

Post by beaker » Wed Mar 28, 2018 9:41 am

Like banks world wide they will take advantage of every excuse possible to keep your money
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Re: Do you need a valid, up to date visa in order to withdraw money from your bank account?

Post by cautious colin » Wed Mar 28, 2018 9:55 am

Jamie_Lambo wrote:
Tue Mar 27, 2018 11:36 pm
Cam Nivag wrote:
Tue Mar 27, 2018 11:30 pm
Good question. One of the reports was from someone who went to ABA to receive a moneygram, not to withdraw his cash from his account. They copied his visa and he had to sign it. I wonder if Western Union does this too. That might affect the Nigerian community who sometimes get cash by Western Union/Moneygram and sometimes have overstayers.
if your Visa is valid i dont see why people would have a problem enough to complain on Facebook, if your Visa isnt up to date, i think theyve got bigger problems to deal with
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This, kind of a non issue really. Just don't overstay
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Re: Do you need a valid, up to date visa in order to withdraw money from your bank account?

Post by Jerry Atrick » Wed Mar 28, 2018 10:21 am

I withdrew three grand from Acleda this morning and deposited it into my ABA account.

No ID required. No notice in ABA about any change in their rules.
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Re: Do you need a valid, up to date visa in order to withdraw money from your bank account?

Post by that genius » Wed Mar 28, 2018 10:38 am

I don't see how they would enforce this on ATM withdrawals.

I suppose they could register the visa expiry date and link it to your account.

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Re: Do you need a valid, up to date visa in order to withdraw money from your bank account?

Post by angkorjohn » Wed Mar 28, 2018 10:38 am

I agree with cautious colin. It is a non issue, Why wouldn't you have an up to date visa? I mean lets face it anyone without a visa i.e. an overstayer is highly unlikely to have anything left in the bank to withdraw anyway and if they do it is probably a good idea the bank hangs onto it o pay the overstay fines they are racking up. :stir:
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Re: Do you need a valid, up to date visa in order to withdraw money from your bank account?

Post by taabarang » Wed Mar 28, 2018 10:53 am

This is a bit off topic, but does anyone know of a bank where you can open a savings account with a tourist visa?
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Re: Do you need a valid, up to date visa in order to withdraw money from your bank account?

Post by davebodia » Wed Mar 28, 2018 11:15 am

Canadia and Acleda don't even require I.D. let alone a current visa.

Edit: Unless of course they've changed their rules over the past couple of months.
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Re: Do you need a valid, up to date visa in order to withdraw money from your bank account?

Post by angkorjohn » Wed Mar 28, 2018 11:16 am

taabarang wrote:
Wed Mar 28, 2018 10:53 am
This is a bit off topic, but does anyone know of a bank where you can open a savings account with a tourist visa?
ABA - passport is all you need for basic savings account
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Re: Do you need a valid, up to date visa in order to withdraw money from your bank account?

Post by hanno » Wed Mar 28, 2018 11:53 am

I use ANZ. Never been asked for ID, let alone visa...
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