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Life abroad

We'll help you get settled into your new way of life

Explore the world with HSBC International

If you're about to start a new chapter abroad, we know there's a lot to think about. But, we'll help make your move as smooth as possible with an HSBC overseas account.

Why bank abroad with HSBC?

  • Manage all of your HSBC accounts in one place
    You'll be able to view all of your HSBC accounts around the world with one log on, so you can easily manage your money.
  • Instant free international transfers between your accounts
    Send instant free transfers between your account and your friends and family's HSBC accounts around the world.
  • Open an account in over 30 countries and regions
    Open an HSBC account overseas in your new country/region even before you've moved. So, you can access your money as soon as you arrive.
  • Foreign exchange services to help you take control
    Keep track of the global currency markets with FX insights, plus get preferential exchange rates with HSBC Premier and HSBC Jade.

Useful resources

It's true that there's a lot to organise when you move abroad. That's why we've put together some useful guides for moving, living and working abroad.

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Take a look at our handy articles, including how to manage your finances, stretching your budget and FX tips.

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Explore our top tips for your new life abroad, such as choosing schooling and comparing healthcare systems.

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Useful information on working abroad, whether you're thinking about it, preparing to move, or already there.

International accounts

Here are some of our popular accounts for banking internationally. The availability and eligibility of these accounts may differ per country/region. We'll let you know the full details when you arrange a call back.

HSBC Bank Account

Our account makes it simple to manage your everyday finances, no matter where you are.

HSBC Advance

A flexible account that offers you benefits, rates and services designed to make your move abroad easier.

HSBC Premier

Discover an account that helps you make the most of life, and you can extend your exclusive privileges to your family. Learn more.

HSBC Jade

Designed to give you enhanced international banking services, with a suite of extra benefits. Learn more.

Ready to open an overseas account?

Leave your details on our quick form. We'll get in touch on your preferred time and date to answer your questions and help you open an overseas account.

Learn more about the overseas account opening process, documents you may need and any fees.

Still have a question?

Chat with one of our advisers.

 

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