Why you'll want this card
- Choice of currenciesAvailable in US dollar or euro.
- No interest chargesJust pay your balance in full every month.1
- No annual feeEnjoy the benefits of the Basic Card with no annual fee.
You can apply for an American Express Card if you hold USD / EUR 50,000 Assets Under Management2 in your sole name and hold an active bank account with us in the currency of the card you are applying for, this cannot be a savings account.
If funds are not held with HSBC Expat, you'll be required to provide proof of funds. American Express Services Europe Limited (AESEL) is not authorised to issue Cards to residents of the US or Singapore or via banks located in Singapore. Further restrictions may apply subject to American Express acceptance policy.
You must be aged 18 or over.
Things you should know
How to apply
HSBC Expat customers
To apply please contact American Express on +44 1273 576 070.
Or you can speak to your Relationship Manager for more information.
Not yet a customer?
You can apply for a American Express card, once you have opened an account with us.
1Late payment fees will be applied if you do not pay the full outstanding balance shown on your statement within 30 days of your statement date.
For full details, please read the American Express Cards Terms and Conditions. Applicants must be 18 years old or over and approval is subject to status.
Alternative card options are available with annual fees starting from US$0/€0.
American Express Services Europe Limited has its registered office at Belgrave House, 76 Buckingham Palace Road, London, SW1W 9AX, United Kingdom. It is registered in England and Wales with Company Number 1833139 and is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. Where American Express Services Europe Limited cards are issued in the UK but obtained within the European Economic Area, local rules may apply to the way that it conducts its business which can be enforced by that country's applicable regulatory authority.