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How HSBC can help

To help make the transition as easy as possible we can set up an account before you arrive in the UAE.

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We serve customers from around 6,000 offices in over 71 countries and territories in Europe, the Asia-Pacific region, the Americas, the Middle East and Africa.1

Our global presence, coupled with our local knowledge, help us better serve our customers.

  • A full range of personal financial and wealth management services
  • Banking made easy with our mobile, phone, internet and express (ATM) banking services
  • Wide coverage of retail banking services in the UAE with 8 Branches, 8 Customer Service Units and 188 HSBC ATM Machines1

Always there, wherever and whenever you need us

We offer HSBC Premier2 which gives you access to some of the most prestigious products and services we have to offer. You can access our support and services anytime from anywhere in the world.

  • Automatic HSBC Premier status in all countries where you bank with HSBC
  • Access to all your global HSBC Premier accounts online at one place, and fee-free instant foreign exchange transfers3
  • Free International account opening before you arrive at your destination4
  • Next-day replacement Cards if lost or stolen, and immediate cash advance of up to USD 2,000 each day5

Find out more about HSBC Premier



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1 Information correct as of July 2016

2 HSBC Premier eligibility in the UAE:
a) Monthly net salary transfer of AED 50,000 or
b) Maintaining a minimum monthly average balance of AED 350,000 (or equivalent in any other currency) in deposits and/or investments or, Take a Mortgage of AED 3,000,000 or above and qualify for HSBC Premier for the first 24 months
C) After this meet the eligibility criteria mentioned in point (a) or (b) to remain Premier

3Applies to transfers made through our Internet Banking service Global View and Global transfers. Global Transfers are effected instantly (typically within 6 seconds from submitting the required information) for supported currencies.

For a list of supported currencies, please

click here

CCY Code Name of Currency CCY Code Name of Currency CCY Code Name of Currency CCY Code Name of Currency
AED UAE Dirham AUD Australian Dollar BHD Bahraini Dinar CAD Canadian Dollar
CHF Swiss Franc CZK Czech Koruna DKK Danish Krone EUR EURO
GBP Pound Sterling HKD Hongkong Dollar INR Indian Rupee JPY Japanese Yen
KWD Kuwaiti Dinar MXN Mexican Peso NOK Norwegian Krone NZD New Zealand Dollar
OMR Omani Riyal PLN Polish Zloty QAR Qatari Riyal SAR Saudi Riyal
SEK Swedish Krona SGD Singapore Dollar THB Thai Bhat USD US Dollars
ZAR South African Rand

Exceptionally, in circumstances outside of our control, it may not be possible to effect your transfer through Global Transfers, in which case you should contact our Customer Services to effect your transfer. For terms and conditions, please click here.

4 Available in countries where HSBC Premier is available

5 Subject to the availability of funds in your account(s), a higher amount can be taken. One emergency encashment every 48 hours is allowed.

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