Why open an account overseas with HSBC?
- Open an account for free and before you arrive in your new destination
- View all your HSBC accounts worldwide in one place online
- Make instant transfers between your HSBC accounts
- Enjoy the same HSBC Global Private Banking and Premier privileges in eligible markets
How it works
Step 1: Choose your destination
Tell us where you are now, and where you want to open an account. We can help you open an account overseas in over 30 destinations.
Step 2: Check you can apply
You can apply if you're at least 18 years old and have a valid reason for opening an account overseas. Different eligibility criteria will apply depending on where you want to open an account. We'll ask you to check you meet these before applying.
Step 3: Start your application
Once you get started, we'll let you know the best way to apply, and what you'll need. It could be online, through our International Banking Centre or in a branch.
Things to know
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