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Open an overseas account

Looking to move, work or invest abroad? Find out how we can help you bank more easily with an account in another destination.

Bank as if you've never left home

Manage your money easily across borders and make the most of your finances, wherever you are.

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 everywhere
    Automatically qualify for Premier wherever you bank with us, so you and your family can enjoy the same privileges worldwide.
  • Instant transfers between accounts
    Move money between all your HSBC Premier accounts instantly and for free.
  • Bank from one place
    View all your accounts in one place in online banking.
  • Relocate easily with extra support
    We'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.

Things to know

Where you can open an account

You can open another account in:

Argentina, Australia, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Canada, China, Egypt, Expat offshore (Jersey), Hong Kong SAR, India, Indonesia, Macau SAR, Malaysia, Malta, Mauritius, Mexico, Philippines, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Türkiye, UAE, UK, USA and Vietnam.

Ready to open an overseas account?

Simply select your current location and where you would like to open an account. We'll then walk you through the steps.

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