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SCBS places emphasis on providing securities trading, equity offering, and securities underwriting. With the full support of reliable information from the Securities Analysis Division and the Investment Strategy Division, and service access to SCB 's formidable network 1,200 bank branches nationwide, the company is confident of its potential to forge a link between investors and opportunities in various kinds of investment.

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Offshore Investment

Foreign securities are securities with a foreign denominated currency which are traded overseas. Such foreign securities are exchange listed securities in the global market.

The SCBS Advantage

  • Direct investments into the foreign securities market for retail, corporate and institutional investors around the world
  • Competitive brokerage fees with dedicated service from SCBS International Securities Department
  • Experienced team with multinational exposure
  • Integrated global execution and clearing with global standard
  • Global custodian with global standard
  • Strong partnership with the well-known leading global company
  • Full range of service to complement and support
  • - E-Business
    - Private Fund
    - Comprehensive products

Why offshore investment?

  • Opportunities to invest in leading global companies around the world, coveringover 10,000 listed companies
  • Opportunities to invest in outperformed markets
  • Opportunities to invest in new industries that are not available in Thailand
  • Diversify your portfolio - spread the risk by allocating your assets in other markets
  • Invest more closely like a local investor

SCB Securities currently offers access to foreign equities in the following countries.

North America

  • United States
  • Canada
  • Europe

  • England
  • France
  • Germany
  • Switzerland
  • Italy
  • Belgium
  • Portugal
  • Sweden
  • Denmark
  • Netherlands 
  • Finland





  • Asia Pacific

  • Australia
  • Hong Kong
  • Japan
  • South Korea
  • Indonesia
  • Singapore
  • Malaysia
  • Philippines
  • Vietnam
  • China
  • Taiwan
  • *Currently, SCBS does not provide trading services for foreign clients to trade in their domicile country, country of citizenship / residence.
    **Please contact International Securities Dept if you are interested in markets outside the scope above.

    Service Detail

    Types of Trading Account
    Prepaid/Cash Balance

    Required Cash Collateral Deposit before First Trade
    Required a 100% cash collateral deposit to your stock trading account, in which all cash outstanding can be traded

    Money Transfer Channels
    1. Transfer money through every SCB branch
    2. Transfer money via Easy Stock Menu on SCB Easy Net with no transaction fee

    Commission Rate
    Commission rate of each country will be different.
    For more information, please visit www.scbs.com orcontact SCB Securities International Securities Department

    SCBS Global Trade

    Trading Hours

    Country Exchange Abbr. Trading
    Hours
    (Local)
    Trading
    Hours
    (Thai)*
    CCY Settlement
    U.S.* New York
    Stock Exchange
    NYSE 09.30 - 16.00 20.30 - 03.00*
    USD T+2
    American
    Stock Exchange
    AMEX 09.30 - 16.00 20.30 - 03.00*
    USD T+2
    NASDAQ NASDAQ 09.30 - 16.00 20.30 - 03.00*
    USD T+2
    Canada* Toronto
    Stock Exchange
    TSX 09.30 - 16.00 20.30 - 03.00*
    CAD T+2
    U.K.* London
    Stock Exchange
    LSE 08.00 - 16.30 14.00 - 22.30* GBP T+2
    France* Euronext Paris PAR 09.00 - 17.30 14.00 - 22.30* EUR T+2
    Germany* Frankfurt/
    Xetra Stock
    Exchange
    FSE 09.00 - 17.30 14.00 - 22.30*
    EUR T+2
    Italy* Milan Stock
    Exchange
    MIL 09.00 - 17.30 14.00 - 22.30*
    EUR T+2
    Belgium* Euronext Brussels BRU 09.00 – 17.30 14.00 - 22.30*
    EUR T+2
    Portugal* Euronext Lisbon LISB 09.00 – 17.30
    15.00 – 23.30*
    EUR T+2
    Spain* Sistema De
    Interconexion
    Burstail Espanol
    SIBE 09.00 - 17.30 14.00 - 22.30*
    EUR T+2
    Netherlands* Euronext
    Amsterdam
    AMS 09.00 - 17.30 14.00 - 22.30*
    EUR T+2
    Finland* Helsinki
    Stock Exchange
    HEL 09.00 - 17.30 14.00 - 22.30*
    EUR T+2
    Switzerland* Swiss Virt-X VX 09.00 - 17.30 14.00 - 22.30*
    CHF T+2
    Sweden* Stockholm Stock
    Exchange
    STO 09.00 - 17.30 14.00 - 22.30*
    SEK T+2
    Denmark* Copenhagen Stock
    Exchange
    CSE 09.00 - 17.00 14.00 - 22.00* DKK T+2
    Hong Kong Hong Kong
    Stock Exchange
    HKEX 09.30 - 16.00 08.30 - 15.00 HKD T+2
    Japan Tokyo
    Stock Exchange
    TSE 09.00 - 15.00 07.00 - 13.00 JPY T+3
    Australia* Australian
    Stock Exchange
    ASX 10.00 - 16.00 06.00 - 12.00* AUD T+2
    China (A-Share) Shanghai
    Stock Exchange
    SSE 09.30 - 15.00 08.30 - 14.00 CNY,SGD T+1
    Shenzhen
    Stock Exchange
    SZSE 09.30 - 15.00 08.30 - 14.00 CNY,SGD T+1
    Taiwan Taiwan
    Stock Exchange
    TWSE 09.00 - 13.30 08.00 - 12.30 SGD T+2
    Korea Korea Exchange KRX 09.00 - 15.00 07.00 - 13.00 KRW T+2
    Indonesia Indonesia
    Stock Exchange
    IDX 09.00 - 16.00 09.00 - 16.00 IDR T+3
    Philippines Philippines
    Stock Exchange
    PSE 09.30 - 15.30 08.30 - 14.30 SGD T+3
    Malaysia Bursa
    Malaysia or
    Malaysia
    Exchange
    MYX 09.00 - 17.00 08.00 - 16.00 MYR T+3
    Singapore Singapore
    Exchange
    Securities
    Trading
    SGX 09.00 - 17.00 08.00 - 16.00 SGD T+3
    Vietnam Ho Chi Minh
    Stock Exchange
    HOSE/HSX 09.00 - 15.00 09.00 - 15.00 VND T+2
    Hanoi
    Stock Exchange
    HNX 09.00 - 15.00 09.00 - 15.00 VND T+2

    *Trading time is subjected to change with daylight saving.



    Minimum computer qualification requirement

    Device TypeOperating SystemsBrowsers
    PCWindows 7
    Windows 8
    Windows 10
    IE10+
    Firefox 25
    Chrome
    MACOSX 10.6+Safari (newest)
    Chrome (newest)
    ChromeBookChrome OS version 44+Chrome
    Linux PCLinuxChromium
    Firefox Not support
    TabletiPhone - iOS 7+
    Android 4.1+
    Windows 8/10*
    Safari
    Chrome
    IE11
    SmartPhoneiPhone - iOS 7+
    Android 4.1+
    BlackBerry10
    Windows 8/10*
    Safari
    Chrome
    BB Browser
    IE11

    Offshore Bond Trading
    with SCBS

    Account Opening

    Individual Investor: must be at least 20 years old

    New Investor

    Application forms
    Required Documents
    1. Account Opening Documents
    2. Suitability Documents
    3. Risk Disclosure Agreement for Foreign Securities Investment
    4. Form for Declaration of Status as U.S. Person or Non-U.S. Person
    5. Exchange related documents (e.g. W-8BEN)
    6. Cash Balance Account Agreement
    1. Two copies of Identification Card / Passport
    2. Two copies of SCB Bank Account
    3. A copy of financial evidence
    4. Payroll slip (If any)
    5. Power of Attorney documents and stamp duty at 30 THB (If any)

    Current Investor

    Application forms
    Required Documents
    1. Cash Balance Account Agreement
    2. Suitability Documents
    3. Risk Disclosure Agreement for Foreign Securities Investment
    4. Exchange related documents (e.g. W-8BEN )
    5. Form for Declaration of Status as U.S. Person or Non- U.S. Person
    1. Two copies of Identification Card / Passport
    2. Two copies of SCB Bank Account
    3. A copy of financial evidence
    4. Payroll slip (If any)
    5. Power of Attorney documents and stamp duty at 30 THB (If any)

    All required documents must be certified by customers with their signature similar to that given to the company.

    Juristic Person

    Application forms
    Required Documents
    1. Account Opening Documents
    2. Foreign Securities Trading Side Agreement with Risk Disclosure Agreement for Foreign Securities Investment
    3. Suitability Documents
    4. Exchange related documents (e.g. W8BEN-E)
    5. Form for Declaration of Status as U.S. Juristic or Non- U.S. Juristic
    1. A copy of the corporation certificate with the establishment objective
    2. Signature of authorized director (s) withthe company seal
    3. Power of attorney in case of authorization on the company's behalf
    4. A copy of the identification card of authorized director (s)
    5. A copy Financial statements for theprevious 2 years
    6. A copy of a list of shareholders
    7. Minutes of a meeting held for opening asecurities trading account
    8. Power of Attorney documents and stamp duty at 30 THB (If any)

    All documents must be certified by authorized director (s) with their signatures similar to that provided to the company.

    Account Type : The account type for foreign investment will be a Cash Balance account. A Cash Balance account is fully funded, i.e. the investor credit line is equal to the amount deposited with SCB Securities

    Account Approval Process

    Permissible Allocation for Foreign Securities Investment

    Investor Type
    Credit Line Allocation per Tranche (USD)
    Individual
    Juristic Person:THB 1 Bio > Assets
    Juristic Person:THB 1 Bio < Assets
    Unlimited
    Unlimited
    Unlimited

    Money Deposits and Withdrawal : The investor can deposit funds through the following accounts:

    • Bank : Wireless Road
    • Account Type : Current Account (Baht Account)
    • Account Number : 049-3-11064-2
    • Account Name : SCB Securities Co., Ltd. For Customer orSCB Securities for Collateral Deposit (Stock) (if transfervia scbeasy.com)
    For more information
    please contact SCB Securities International Securities Department at

    Phone: +66 2 949 1225
    Fax: +66 2 949 1185
    Email: Offshore@scb.co.th

    Rules, regulations, and guidelines

    Permissible Foreign Securities Investment

    • Listed foreign securities, rights and benefits arising from corporate action events offered by listed foreign companies.
    • T-Bills and corporate bonds with investment grade
    • IPOs and POs
    • Investment unit of mutual fund which policy investment is under SEC regulation
    • Listed foreign derivatives under SEC regulation

    Other Rules and Regulations

    • Funds for foreign securities investment cannot be from a loan or borrow.
    • The investor can engage in foreign exchange (FX) hedging to mitigate the FX risk through a financial institution, but must inform SCB Securities accordingly.
    • Joint accounts and Juristic bodies cannot invest in foreign securities.
    • Client who receives any amount of withholding tax income has an obligation to file U.S. withholding tax information to the Department of the Treasury, Internal Revenue Service Center ("IRS").

        Commission & Fees

    *** New commission rate effective on 9th May 2018

    Commission Charges

    Overseas Exchange Commission Rate / 
    Minimum Commission per Transaction
    Trade via online system and via marketing officer
    US*** 8 cps / 30 USD
    UK*** 0.25% / 30 GBP
    France*** 0.25% / 35 EUR
    Germany*** 0.25% / 35 EUR
    Italy*** 0.25% / 35 EUR
    Belgium*** 0.25% / 35 EUR
    Portugal*** 0.25% / 35 EUR
    Spain 0.25% / 35 EUR
    Netherlands 0.25% / 35 EUR
    Finland 0.25% / 35 EUR
    Switzerland 0.25% / 35 CHF
    Sweden 0.25% / 250 SEK
    Denmark 0.25 % / 250 DKK
    Hong Kong*** 0.20% / 200 HKD
    Trade via marketing officer only
    Canada 0.25% / 50 CAD 
    Australia 0.25% / 45 AUD 
    Singapore 0.25% / 25 SGD 
    Japan 0.30% / 2,000 JPY
    Malaysia 0.30% / 65 MYR 
    Philippines 0.50% / 2,000 PHP
    Indonesia 0.50% / 45 SGD
    Korea 0.80% / 60,000 KRW
    Vietnam* 0.30% / 650,000 VND** 
    China (A-Share)* 0.30% / 200 RMB
    Taiwan 0.50% / 1,500 TWD
    • Note that commission charges on above table do not include VAT and foreign exchange fees.
    • Free cash transfer-out charges (THB to foreign currency).
    • Cash transfer-in charge (Foreign currency to THB) is 500 Baht per time per currency and The intermediary bank fee will be charged base on a case-by-case basis.
    • *Cash transfer-in charges for Vietnamese Dong currency (VND) and Chinese Yuan currency (CNY) is 1,500 Baht per time and The intermediary bank fee will be charged base on a case-by-case basis.
    • **Vietnam Minimum commission charge is per day with additional conditions 1. Trade under same security 2. Segregate accumulated buy side from accumulated sell side.
    • ***Offline Commission rates may be higher than the above rate.
    • Commission and fees are subject to change.

    Fees

    Markets Type of Charges Applicable to Charge Rates (Included VAT)
    Vietnam Tax Regulation Fee Sell 0.107% on sell-transaction trading value
    Singapore Clearing Fee Buy & Sell 0.034775%
    (0.0535% for structured warrants, max S$214)
    Trading Fee Buy & Sell 0.008025%
    Malaysia Clearing Fee Buy & Sell 0.034026% max MYR1,134.2 per contract
    Stamp Duty Buy & Sell MYR 1.07 for every 1,000
    (max MYR214 per contract)
    US ADR Fee Buy & Sell  varies  on a case-by-case basis
    SEC Fee Sell 0.002472%
    Hong Kong Levy Fee Buy & Sell 0.002889%
    Trading Fee Buy & Sell 0.00535%
    Stamp Duty Buy & Sell 0.107% (Round up to the nearest HKD)
    Clearing Fee Buy & Sell 0.0107% (min HKD 3.21)
    France Financial
     Transaction Tax  
    Buy 0.321%
    Italy Financial
     Transaction Tax  
    Buy 0.107%
    UK PTM Levy
    (Panel of Takeovers
    and Mergers)
    Buy & Sell GBP1.07 (trade above GBP10,000)
    Stamp Duty Buy Additional 0.535% on gross proceeds of
    UK and Irish stocks
        For EUR-denominated stock,
    the UK stamp duty (buy only) will be 1.07%
    Korea Sales Tax Sell only 0.321%
    Indonesia Stamp Duty Sell 0.107%
    Exchange Fee Buy & Sell 0.0321%
    Levy Fee Buy & Sell 0.0107%
    Value Added Tax (VAT) Buy & Sell 0.01391%
    Philippines Value Added Tax (VAT) Buy & Sell 0.0428%
    BSRD Fee
    (Bangko Sentral Registration
    Document)
    Buy & Sell 1,070 PHP
    Sales Tax Sell 0.642%
    China
    (A-Share)
    Handling fee Buy & sell 0.005211%
    Securities Management fee Buy & sell 0.00214%
    Transfer fee Buy & sell 0.00428% on gross value or consideration
    Stamp Duty sell 0.107%
    Taiwan Trading fee Buy & Sell 267.5 TWD
    Sales Tax Sell 0.321%
    • For Corporate Action Charges, please click HERE to see the detail.
    • Assets Transfer Fees: The assets transfer fees (if any) will be charged base on a case-by-case basis
    • All related fees and commission subject to change and other non-standard service fees may apply.
    • “Negative interest rate charges on cash deposit might be applied to some currency according to foreign countries interest rate policy effective date on 01 March 2017 onwards.”
    For more information,
    please contact SCB Securities International Securities Department at:
    Phone:  +66 2 949 1225
    Fax:      +66 2 949 1185
    Email:    Offshore@scb.co.th