Money transfers

Enjoy speed and convenience with HSBC money transfers when making international or domestic payments, global transfers or receiving inward money transfers.

HSBC provides you with 5 simple ways to transfer money

  1. Online banking: enjoy 24/7 access where you can transfer up to USD 100,000 through global transfers and AED 500,000 through online banking everyday
  2. Mobile banking: transfer money between your HSBC accounts globally and make instant transfers with Global Transfers1
  3. Branch or Customer Service Unit: located conveniently across the UAE, with representatives at your service
  4. Premier Relationship Manager: If you're an HSBC Premier customer, you can call your Relationship Manager to make a transfer
  5. Phone banking: a team to assist you in making transfers2 24/7

1Global Transfers are effected instantly (typically within 6 seconds from submitting the required information) for supported currencies. 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 or use another way to effect your transfer.

2If you're an HSBC Premier customer, please call 800 4320. If you're an HSBC Advance customer, please call 800 4420. If you're an HSBC Personal Banking customer, please call 600 55 4722.

International money transfers

When looking to pay off mortgage abroad, support your family back home or to provide for your children studying overseas use our international money transfer services for its many benefits. Our international money transfers combine speed with convenience, providing you with a hassle-free solution for your money transfer needs both locally and overseas. 

Benefits of HSBC international money transfers

  • Better rates for higher transfer amounts3
  • Enjoy a high online transfer limit up to AED 500,000
  • Transfer in over 25 currencies to 200 countries4
  • View live rates at the time of making a transfer5
  • Fee-free transfers for INR, PKR, EGP and PHP6

3We cannot guarantee that the rate offered by HSBC UAE will be more competitive than your bank in your home country. Online rates are improved for higher amounts.

4View list of supported currencies below.

Live foreign exchange rates are refreshed every 90 seconds at the branch and in Personal Internet Banking and 120 seconds in Global View and Global Transfers during international weekdays (Monday-Friday). On international weekends (Saturday and Sunday) or when the currency markets are closed, live foreign exchange rates are not available and the rates will remain unchanged until the next international working day.

6If charge type "all charges to be paid from my account" is selected, the corresponding bank will not deduct any of its charges from the remittance amount and there will be no money transfer fee by HSBC UAE for transfers of Indian Rupee to India, Pakistani Rupee to Pakistan, Egyptian Pound to Egypt and Philippine Peso to the Philippines. Our Schedule of Services and Tariffs, as amended from time to time, will apply.

Global View and Global Transfers

Having HSBC bank accounts in more than one country shouldn't be difficult to manage. You can pay for your child's education, mortgage, utility bills or support your family back home, all in a couple of clicks.

What is Global View?

Log on once to view and manage all your global accounts on one screen.

What is Global Transfers?

View live exchange rates7 and transfer up to USD 100,000 instantly8 and easily within your HSBC global accounts in different currencies through online banking.

What is Global Transfers Family and Friends?

Have you ever sent money using just an email address9? We offer you a seamless way of transferring money instantly to any HSBC account in the UK.

How do you benefit from using Global Transfers?

  • Enjoy instant transfers8
  • Transfer up to USD 100,000 daily for Global Transfers and USD 50,00010 for Global Transfers Family and Friends
  • Transfer in over 25 currencies to 25 countries11
  • Transfer money anytime with 24/7 online transfers
  • Benefit from fee-free transfers
  • View live exchange rates at the time of making a transfer7

7Live foreign exchange rates are refreshed every 120 seconds in Global View and Global Transfers during international weekdays (Monday - Friday). On international weekends (Saturday and Sunday), or when the currency markets are closed, live foreign exchange rates are not available and rates will remain unchanged until the next international working day.

8Global Transfers are effected instantly (typically within 6 seconds from submitting the required information) for supported currencies. 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 or use another way to effect your transfer. 

9This service is available for HSBC Premier and HSBC Advance customers to make payments from HSBC UAE to any HSBC UK account in GBP.

10You can make Global Transfers Family and Friends payments of up to USD 25,000 in a single transaction and up to USD 50,000 in total over any 24-hour period. The overall daily Global Transfers Family and Friends transaction limit of USD 50,000 counts towards your daily Global Transfers limits of USD 100,000.

11 See list of available currencies and supported countries below.

Inward money transfers

When you transfer money from your home country to your HSBC UAE account, you can request your bank back home to transfer the money in the currency of your home country. HSBC UAE can then make the currency conversion at our competitive exchange rates. We also offer preferential exchange rates for our HSBC Premier customers. You will need to compare the exchange rates offered by your bank back home with HSBC exchange rates, before choosing the currency in which the transfer is made.

Domestic money transfers

Transfer within your accounts, pay your utility, telephone or credit card bills with domestic money transfers, a safe and convenient way to make payments.

Benefits of domestic money transfers

  • Fee-free domestic money transfers
    Receive an SMS whenever a transaction takes place on your account. Also receive balance notifications12.
  • HSBC Secure Key provides you with an additional layer of protection to ensure that only you have access to your account
  • Create recurring transfers from your HSBC Accounts in the UAE

12You must register to use our SMS Alerts service, at the time of account opening or request to use this service by calling 800 4320 for Premier, 800 4420 for Advance and 600 55 4722 for Personal Banking customers. Personal Banking General Terms and Conditions apply, available at www.hsbc.ae.

IBAN generator

Use the link below to generate your IBAN.

Already an HSBC customer?

Log on to online banking

Simply log on to online banking to start transferring money.

Secure Key is required to make a transfer to third party beneficiary.

Register for online banking

If you haven't registered for online banking yet, you can do so now.

Contact us about money transfers

Call us

HSBC Premier customers: 800 4320 (within UAE) or +971 4 224 1000 (outside UAE)

HSBC Advance customers: 800 4420 (within UAE) or +971 4 325 4573 (outside UAE)

HSBC Personal Banking customers: 600 55 4722 (within UAE) or +971 4 228 8007 (outside UAE)

Come talk to us

Visit your nearest branch or Customer Service Unit for a chat.