Introducing the Global Money account
An enhanced banking experience designed for HSBC Expat customers to meet your international needs.
View, manage and send money like a local from anywhere in the world - all from the convenience of your mobile banking app.1
What's more, you can enjoy an added layer of protection and reassurance with our inbuilt authentication.
Already an HSBC Expat customer?
One account for your multi-currency needs
One account, multiple currencies – store up to 19 currencies
Fee free international payments - pay no fees on all international payments made via Global Money until 31 March 2023
Instant global transfers - transfer instantly between HSBC accounts and enjoy quicker payments to other banks around the world2
Send money like a local - make payments to non-HSBC accounts around the world, quicker and easier than ever before with Global Money Transfers
Competitive pricing - enjoy our best fx rates aligned with the market and refreshed regularly3
Greater flexibility - no minimum balance and accessible straight from your mobile app
What currencies are available?
The Global Money Account lets you make payments in 19 different currencies using only one account.
You can load your account with the following currencies and transfer or make payments easily:
- AED (UAE Dirham)
- AUD (Australian Dollar)
- CAD (Canadian Dollar)
- CHF (Swiss Franc)
- CNY (Chinese Yuan Renminbi)
- CZK (Czech Koruna)
- DKK (Danish Krone)
- EUR (Euro)
- GBP (Pound Sterling)
- HKD (Hong Kong Dollar)
- JPY (Japanese Yen)
- NOK (Norwegian Krone)
- NZD (New Zealand Dollar)
- PLN (Polish Zloty)
- SEK (Swedish Krona)
- SGD (Singapore Dollar)
- THB (Thai Baht)
- USD (US Dollar)
- ZAR (South African Rand)
Already using the HSBC Expat mobile banking app?
Simply follow the steps below to activate your Global Money Account:
- Log on to the HSBC Expat app.
- Open the accounts menu and scroll down past your existing accounts to 'Products & services'.
- Select 'Multicurrency Bank Accounts'.
- Choose the 'Global Money' account, then 'Get Started'.
- Follow the quick steps and accept the terms and conditions.
- Now you are all set to start using Global Money.
New to HSBC mobile banking?
Download the HSBC Expat mobile banking app from your app store, and follow the simple steps above to activate your account.
Not an HSBC Expat customer yet?
To start using our Global Money account, you'll need to open an HSBC Expat Bank Account first.
Frequently asked questions
Explore the most frequently asked questions (FAQs) about the HSBC Global Money account to find the answers you might need to know.
2 Subject to the availability of supported currencies and eligible participating countries / territories. By "instant" we mean Global Money transfers are typically made within 6 seconds. Global Money Transfers are available only through the HSBC Expat Mobile App and are generally faster than payments made by telephone/online banking.
3 We draw on a combination of factors to provide Global Money Account users with competitive conversion rates, quoted to you at the time of making the transfer. You'll receive the HSBC Exchange Rate before you complete a transaction. This rate refreshes every 90 seconds to align to market exchange rates. The HSBC Exchange Rate includes the HSBC cost rate and a foreign currency conversion margin.
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