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 AndyKK » Wed Mar 28, 2018 11:54 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?
Look here.

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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 PSD-Kiwi » Wed Mar 28, 2018 12:24 pm

cptrelentless wrote:
Wed Mar 28, 2018 1:15 am
I went and took three grand out of my ABA account a couple of months ago and just showed them my passbook. Could have been anyone.
They have your photo and signature on file, which they check, so "anyone" would have to look exactly like you and be able to forge your signature.
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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 General Mackevili » Wed Mar 28, 2018 1:39 pm

Cambodia banks are ridiculous when it comes to verifying your account.

First, it's a joke that you can have passport, visa, driver's license, and probably 3 more forms of government identification, then you forget to "dot" your "I" and then they can't do any transactions for you because your signature doesn't match.

If that was stupid enough, I was at CAMPU bank once and they filled out some long form, only for me to botch the signature up, twice. We were both pretty irritated and I suggested I practice my signature BEFORE they write up the form.

After a few more failed practice runs, they finally just turned the machine around and let me see it and copy it until I got it right. :facepalm:

Their security measures make no sense.
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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 3:11 pm

General Mackevili wrote:
Wed Mar 28, 2018 1:39 pm
Cambodia banks are ridiculous when it comes to verifying your account.

First, it's a joke that you can have passport, visa, driver's license, and probably 3 more forms of government identification, then you forget to "dot" your "I" and then they can't do any transactions for you because your signature doesn't match.

If that was stupid enough, I was at CAMPU bank once and they filled out some long form, only for me to botch the signature up, twice. We were both pretty irritated and I suggested I practice my signature BEFORE they write up the form.

After a few more failed practice runs, they finally just turned the machine around and let me see it and copy it until I got it right. :facepalm:

Their security measures make no sense.
Happened to me many times in Vietnam where I opened my first account 23 years ago. Obviously, my signature is somehwat different now and I am unable to withdraw money unless I use an ATM.
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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 bangkokhooker » Wed Mar 28, 2018 3:13 pm

I could literally buy you Hanno.
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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 cptrelentless » Wed Mar 28, 2018 3:44 pm

PSD-Kiwi wrote:
Wed Mar 28, 2018 12:24 pm
cptrelentless wrote:
Wed Mar 28, 2018 1:15 am
I went and took three grand out of my ABA account a couple of months ago and just showed them my passbook. Could have been anyone.
They have your photo and signature on file, which they check, so "anyone" would have to look exactly like you and be able to forge your signature.
That may be so, but she certainly didn't compare my signature to anything.
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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 PSD-Kiwi » Wed Mar 28, 2018 4:04 pm

But she would have at least verified your face matched the photo on 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 khmerhamster » Wed Mar 28, 2018 5:49 pm

Campu Bank has checked visa for quite a few years. I’ve had to find the correct visa for them a couple of times.
I don’t know what happens if it is out of date because I’ve never been in that situation.
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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 6:05 pm

bangkokhooker wrote:
Wed Mar 28, 2018 3:13 pm
I could literally buy you a 50 cent beer if I saved for 6 weeks, Hanno.
FTFY
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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 God » Thu Mar 29, 2018 4:27 pm

bangkokhooker wrote:
Wed Mar 28, 2018 3:13 pm
I could literally buy you Hanno.

Make sure you have lots of change left over. You will need it all plus more before I let you through the pearly white gates.
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