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International transactions

Payments and transfers from and to your HSBC Expat accounts

Overseas money transfers and payments

You can make payments and transfers from your HSBC Expat accounts using online, mobile or phone banking in 22 currencies to over 150 countries and regions. You can also receive payments and transfers to your accounts in these currencies.


Find out everything you need to know about payments or transfers from your accounts, and the account details you need to give a bank sending a payment or transfer to you.

From your account

To your account

Contact us

Premier customers

Speak to your Relationship Manager if you need advice on international transactions.

+44 1534 616 313

Advance customers2

Call us if you have any queries about international transfers or payments.

+44 1534 616 212

New to HSBC Expat

To benefit from our financial planning service you'll need to become an HSBC Expat customer. 

From multi-currency savings accounts to our FX app, discover all of the reasons to bank with us and open your Expat account today.

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Access up to 19 currencies and make transfers in seconds using only one account.


Make more informed foreign currency transactions with exclusive rates via the Expat FX app.


Use Global View and Global Transfers to link and move money between your global HSBC accounts.


Trade currencies, set up limit orders and find out about our personalised FX plan.

1Daily limits are set by default but can be lowered via online banking using our online transfer limits tool. Please note that once decreased you will need to call our dedicated contact centre in order to increase again.

2We no longer offer Advance to new customers.


You should be aware of the potential risk of foreign exchange rates changing. If you convert your money back to the original currency, you may incur a loss as a result of movements in the markets.

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