The club was formed in March 4, 1966 in San Leon, Texas by Donald Eugene Chambers. Don Chambers, having served in Vietnam as an US marine, modeled the club's colors after the scarlet and gold motif of the United States Marine Corps. After an expansion in several states of the USA, it was the turn of Australia (1983), and Europe (1989), which was created at Marseille after three years of prospecting with the brothers of Texas.
In 2001 the first Bandidos MC chapter inTthailand was established in Pattaya. Today, the Bandidos MC has 9 Chapters in Thailand: Bangkok, Chiang mai, Hua Hin, Kamphaeng Phet, Northern CNX, Pattaya, Phuket, and Prachuap. The latest one in Hua Hin was founded at the same time when Bandidos MC Asia was established, on 8 June 8 2012.