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Moving to the UAE

Articles to help you settle into life in the UAE

Whether you're planning your move or you're already here, our guides on living in the UAE should help you get settled. 

How can we help you?

Our products and services in the UAE

Our products and services, make it easy for you to manage your money, giving you more time to focus on settling in to life in the UAE.

  • Bank with us

    Ease of banking through 8 Branches, 7 Customer Service Units, 118 HSBC ATM Machines and phone, online and mobile banking.1

  • Start your journey

    A local bank account that will provide you with easy access to your money. Also enjoy free Meet & Greet service at the Dubai Airport to begin your journey with us.2

  • Rent a property

    Paying your rent up-front can put a strain on your savings. With a personal loan with Annual Percentage Rate (APR) starting from 7.24%, you can be approved online in just 10 minutes. This rate is available to Premier customers working for a HSBC listed company and who transfer their salaries to HSBC.3

  • Purchase furniture and electronics

    Equip your home using an HSBC Credit Card from Home R Us, Sharaf DG, Emax, PAN Emirates and many more, and ease the financial burden with a flexible instalment plan.4

  • Pay your school fees

    Use your HSBC Credit Card to pay your children's school fees and choose to repay in 3 or 6 equal monthly instalments at 0% interest rate.4

  • Grocery shopping

    Use your HSBC Credit Card to redeem Air Miles rewards at Spinneys, one of the UAE's finest supermarkets. What's more, you can enjoy a 5% cashback across all Spinneys hypermarkets with an HSBC Visa Cashback Credit Card.4

  • Buy a car

    Get the car of your dreams. Apply for a Car Loan online and get a call back within 60 minutes. With rates starting from 2.45% annual percentage rate if you're a Premier customer applying for a new car, you could borrow up to AED 918,000.5

We can help you with your international banking

Thinking internationally?

Find out more about our international services in other countries and regions.

International Banking Centre

+852 2233 3888

for enquiries or to make an appointment

for enquiries or to make an appointment

Currently in the UAE?

If you've already arrived in the UAE, you can request a call back to discuss your needs.

1Information correct as of October 2018.

2Personal Banking Terms and Conditions, fees and charges apply.

3Rates are quoted on a reducing rate per annum. Your interest rate is based on qualifying criteria; please contact us for details of the rate that will apply to your loan. Personal Loan Offer Terms and Conditions, fees and charges apply. Valid for HSBC customers only. Loan approval is in principle and subject to satisfactory documentation submitted and credit bureau check.

4Processing fee of 2% (2.1% inclusive of VAT) of the amount of the transaction and terms and conditions apply to our Flexible Installment Plans. Credit Card Agreement terms and conditions apply. Air Miles terms and conditions apply. HSBC Entertainer app terms and conditions apply. Cashback is capped at AED 200 per statement cycle. HSBC Visa Platinum Cashback Credit Card Terms and Conditions, Fees and Charges apply.

5Our Vehicle Loan team is available from Monday to Friday, 9:00 to 16:30. If your form is submitted outside of these times, we will aim to call you back on the next working day. Flat rate which is equivalent to the reducing annual percentage rate of 4.47%, and on new cars only annual percentage rate of 2.45% is applicable.

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