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Monk Account and Pagoda Fund Account

Monk Account and Pagoda Fund Account is one of our deposit services which allowed monk, pagoda or the Buddhist association to open a deposit account for management of cash or pagoda fund etc.

Benefits

  • Keeping cash or fund of a pagoda or monk in the safe place and conveniently and it can be made withdrawal as needed at any time.
  • Management of cash flows with transparency and safety at ACLEDA Bank Lao Ltd. and paying in cash with other parties.
  • Receiving funds that can be transferred into an account via ACLEDA Bank from disciples of Buddhist and the general public.
  • Getting high interest income.
  • Preventing risks.
  • Building the confidence and liberality from disciples of the Buddhist.

Features

  • Monk Account and Pagoda Fund Account is a kind of Current Account, Savings Account or Fixed Deposit Account, according to the requirement.
  • The initial deposit and minimum account balance are not required.
  • Currency is available in Lao Kip, US Dollar or Thai Baht.

Requirement Documents for Account Opening

Individual Account

  • Lao 
    • Monk identification document with photo.
    • Contact address
    • Mobile phone number and/or e-mail.
  • Foreigner 
    • Monk identification document with photo and a passport which is valid for at least 3 months from the received date.
    • Residential document certified by local authority or an abbot.
    • Mobile phone number and/or e-mail.

Joint Account

  • Lao: Each account member have to provide documents like the above point 1 and/or an identification document of the account member as the laity.
  • Foreigner: Each account member have to provide documents like the above point 2 and/or a passport of an account member as the laity.
  • Lao and Foreigner:
    • Lao: Each account member have to provide documents like the above point 1 and/or an identification document of the account member as the laity.
    • Foreigner: Each account member have to provide documents like the above point 2 and/or a passport of the account member as the laity, and does not required any document from an abbot or local authority.

Pagoda Fund Account (Legal Entity)

  • Identification documents of account members such as a monk identification document and/or Lao identification card or passport of pagoda commission members or the management team of the Buddhist association.
  • Decision letter on the appointment of an abbot or head of the Buddhist association.
  • Management structure which is comprised of the pagoda commission members or the management team of the Buddhist association.
  • Article of the Buddhist association or pagoda.
  • Permission or decision letter from the Ministry of Cult and Religion such as a letter of pagoda processing, a letter of naming pagoda, or a certificate of association etc.
  • Decision letter on account opening of the abbot or head of the pagoda commission or the Buddhist association.
  • Proxy letter of pagoda representative or the Buddhist association or other relevant documents.
  • All the above documents required to provide in Lao or English or translated into English or Lao officially.

Note: Please contact our officer at ACLEDA Bank Lao's branch for details.


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#372, Corner of Dongpalane and Dongpina Road,
Unit 21, Phonesavanh Neua Village, Sisattanak District,
Vientiane Capital, Lao PDR. P.O. Box: 1555

Tel: +85­6 (0)21 264 994 / 264 998
Fax: +85­6 (0)21 264 995 / 219 228
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