This is a selection of resources on financial services, banking and payment systems in Myanmar available from the NLB catalogue or the Internet. It is not meant to be an exhaustive list. If you come across more useful resources, please drop us a note so that we can share them with our readers.
KnowIt- Survival guide- 4th edition
An essential move by any new arrival to a country is to open a bank account in that country. This guide by expatriate magazine Myanmore provides information on the banking services and transaction restrictions in Yangon. It also has a listing of banks operating in Myanmar. Available on Issuu, a content distribution site.
Expat Banking: Everything you wanted to know, and more
This article describes the complexities involved in banking for a foreigner, and dispenses advice on how to open a bank account in Myanmar, which bank to use and which currency is best. It also provides information with regards to withdrawal limits from ATMs, account fees, currency transfers and credit card usage.