HSBC Expat | How To Register

Registering is easy - and it only takes a few minutes

How to register

Registering is easy - and it only takes a few minutes. All you need is:

1. An active HSBC Expat account,
2. Your 10-digit Personal Banking Number (PBN),
3. Your 6-digit Direct Banking PIN, and
4. An HSBC Expat Secure Key.

You'll find your PBN on the welcome letter (or email) we sent when you opened your account with us. We also posted your Direct Banking PIN and Secure Key to you separately in two other envelopes.


Before you register, we strongly recommend that you install Trusteer Rapport security software.

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Rapport will lock down the connection between your internet browser and HSBC, preventing any malicious software from monitoring what you type. Rapport is designed to compliment your existing anti-virus software. To find out more, please click here.

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Need to request a Secure Key?

If you have been an existing customer of ours for a while but haven't yet registered for Internet Banking, you will need to call us on +44 1534 616 313 for Premier customers or +44 1534 616 212 for Advance customers.

Forgotten your PBN or PIN?

Please call us on +44 1534 616 313 for Premier customers or +44 1534 616 212 for Advance customers and we will be able to help you.

If you can't remember both your PBN or PIN, just send an email to expat@hsbc.com requesting that we resend these details to you.

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HSBC Mobile Banking FAQs

Common questions about the HSBC Mobile Banking app answered.

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