Things you should know
Before you open an account or invest offshore with us, there are some important things you need to know.
Is HSBC Expat for me?
Find out if you'll benefit from banking, saving and investing offshore with us - and make sure you meet our minimum balance requirements.
Check we're right for you
You need to keep a minimum amount of money in your HSBC Expat accounts and investments, unless you're an HSBC Premier customer already.
Find out more about our Relationship Balance criteria
Fees and charges
Make sure you're happy with our fees for things like cash withdrawals using a credit card - and the charges you'll pay to transfer money from your accounts. And see the preferential rates offered through our HSBC Premier service.
See our fees and charges
European Savings Directive
If you live in an EU member state, the European Savings Directive is likely to affect how the interest you receive is taxed.
Read more about the Directive
HMRC Disclosure Facility (HDF)
The UK HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has introduced a voluntary disclosure facility for certain UK resident individuals and entities that hold or have held beneficial interests in assets or investments in Jersey, Guernsey or the Isle of Man.
Read more about HDF
Want to know more?
Our FAQs cover a range of topics - from paying income tax and the Depositor Protection Scheme to the different currencies you can bank and invest in.
See our FAQs
If you'd like to talk to us about banking and investing offshore, call us on
+44 1534 616 055 - or get us to call you