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Banks
Banks and Currency Exchange
Hua Hin is no longer a sleepy fishing town. All major Thai banks are represented here including the exchange booths and ATMs located throughout. Therefore, to access your money is not a problem.

Traveller cheques, a popular means to keep your money, can be exchanged at the bank booths or exchange booth everyday. Most of them open until 08.00 pm. Credit and debit cards can be used with withdrawal fees by your bank.

It is advisable to inform your bank in the home country that you will be using your card in Thailand. There are cases that the card is blocked while using here. The phone call to the bank will resolve the problem but it is better to take a precaution.

The matter of keep your money safe is critical. Credit and debit card fraud exist here and you should always be aware of this. Never leave your card out of your sight and keep your wallet in a safe place.

Hua Hin Banks:
Bangkok Bank:
Hua Hin Branch, 29 Petchkasem Road, Hua Hin,Prachuabkhirikhan, 77110;
Tel. 032 511 717, 032 511 818 Check money transfers Tel. 02 685 7777 or 02 645 5555
Website: www.bangkokbank.com

Bank of Ayudhya:
Hua Hin Branch, 77/20-23 Petchkasem Road, Hua Hin, Prachuabkhirikhan, 77110;
Tel. 032 511 120, 032 511 665
Website: www.krungsri.com

Siam City Bank:
Hua Hin Branch, Petchkasem Road, Hua Hin, Prachuabkhirikhan, 77110;
Website: www.scib.co.th

Kasikorn Bank:
Hua Hin Branch, 34/2 Petchkasem Road, Hua Hin, Prachuabkhirikhan, 77110;
Tel. 032 530 501-9
Website: www.kasikornbank.com

Krung Thai Bank:
Hua Hin Branch, 83/2 Petchkasem Road, Hua Hin, Prachuabkhirikhan, 77110;
Tel. 032 511 812, 032 511 307
Website: www.ktb.co.th

Siam Commercial Bank:
Hua Hin Branch, 7/33 Petchkasem Road, Hua Hin, Prachuabkhirikhan, 77110;
Tel. 032 532 421-4
Website: www.scb.co.th

Bank Thai:
Hua Hin Branch, 62 Petchkasem Road, Hua Hin, Prachuabkhirikhan, 77110;
Tel. 032 531 460-2
Website: www.bankthai.co.th

Thai Military Bank:
Hua Hin Branch, 226/2 Petchkasem Road, Hua Hin, Prachuabkhirikhan, 77110;
Website: www.tmb.co.th Currency Exchange
Hua Hin Immigration
Hua Hin has an Immigration Office called Singkhon Immigration Hua Hin Office. It is located at 17/26 Soi 23 Phetchkasem Road Hua Hin Prachuap Khiri Khan 77110, tel. 032 522 656. Open Monday - Friday 08.30 am. – 03.30 pm. and close on public holidays.

It has been moved from soi 102 since March 2009 and before that it was next to the Hua Hin Police Station. As with any other Immigration Office, they are able to offer advice on visas, process extensions and handle "90 day reporting".

They offer the following services:
1) Visa extensions (30day VOA, TR tourist, Transit, Non Immigrant O/B)
2) Re-entry permits
3) 90 day notification
4) Proof of residence documents

The current cost of a visa extension of 90 days or less is 1,900 Baht.

If a foreigner staying in the kingdom over 90 days without notifying the Immigration Bureau or notifying the Immigration Bureau later than the set period, a fine of 2,000 Baht will be collected. If a foreigner who did not make the notification of staying over 90 days is arrested, he will be fined 4,000 Baht.

For the new visa or visa run, you need to leave the country. The nearest border crossing to Hua Hin is Ranong around 5-6 hours south.
Emergency & Useful Numbers
If you ever run into trouble during your travels, contact one of the useful numbers listed in the following pages. Keep a print out of the emergency calls with you at all times, just in case.

Emergency Calls
Police Emergency 191
Fire Emergency 199
Police Station at Muang District 032 611 148
Highway Police Station 032 611 276, 032 602 351
Tourist Information Center 032 611 491, 032 512 120
District Government Department 032 611 153
Tourist Information Center at Muang District 032 602 016
Hua Hin Immigration Office -
 
Hospitals
Hua Hin Hospital 032 511 743
San Paulo Hospital 032 532 576-80
Kui Buri Hospital 032 688 557 to 8
Hua Hin International Polyclinic 032 516 424
Tub Sakae Hospital 032 671 122
   
Hua Hin Useful Telephone Numbers
Hua Hin Airport 032 522 305
Hin Hin Railway Station 032 511 073
Hua Hin Bus Terminal (VIP Air Conditioned Buses) 032 511 654 / 032 511 651 / 032 512 543
Hua Hin Bus Terminal (Non-Air Conditioned Buses) 032 511 230
   
Hua Hin Useful Telephone Numbers
Tourist Police 032 515 995 / 1155
Police Station 032 511 027 / 032 533 440
Tourist Information Center 032 511 047 / 032 532 433
Hua Hin Post Office 032 511 063
Cha-Am Useful Telephone Numbers
Cha-Am Hospital 032 471 808 / 032 471 007
Cha-Am Police Station 032 471 321
TAT Central Region Office: Region 2 032 471 005-6 / Fax. 032 471 502
   
Pranburi Useful Telephone Numbers
Pranburi Hospital 032 621 757 / 032 621 767
Pranburi Police Station 032 622 027 / 032 542 449
   
Prachuap Kiri Khan Useful Telephone Numbers
Hospital 032 611 053 / 032 601 060-4
Railway Station 032 611 175
Bus Terminal (VIP Air Conditioned Buses) 032 611 228