Bank as if you've never left home
Why open an overseas account with us?
Open an account before you land
Apply for another account in over 30 destinations, ready for you to bank as usual once you arrive.
Credit cards for global citizens
We offer credit cards to fit an international lifestyle, no matter where you go.
Easy worldwide banking
Send money, exchange currency and manage your finances 24/7, wherever you are.
Value-added global services
Wherever you are in the world, you can expect seamless support and professional services that go beyond banking.
Get even more with your overseas account
- Premier here, Premier everywhereAutomatically qualify for Premier wherever you bank with us, so you and your family can enjoy the same privileges worldwide.
- Instant transfers between accountsMove money between all your HSBC Premier accounts instantly and for free.
- Bank from one placeView all your accounts in one place in online banking.
- Relocate easily with extra supportWe'll be with you every step of the way with services like tax and relocation.
How to open an overseas account
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.
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. Other criteria apply depending on where you want to open an account. We'll ask you to check you meet these before applying.
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.