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Foreign exchange services

Currency exchange for your international needs

Forex services for expats

Trade currencies, set up limit orders and get live market updates with our Forex services.

The FX App built for your expat life

  • FX at your preferred rates
    Transacting on the app will give you access to better rates than on any other HSBC channel.
  • Fix your desired rates
    Set up a Limit Order and we'll convert your currency as soon as the exchange rate reaches the agreed level. Limit Orders are available in EUR, GBP, AUD, NZD, USD, CAD, CHF, SGD, HKD, JPY and THB on the FX App.
  • View live market insights
    Find all the insights you need to make informed decisions, including currency comparisons, volatility data and a live news feed from Thomson Reuters.
  • Get faster access
    Convenience matters. Our app is. quick, secure and simple to use, plus iOS users can log in using Face or Touch ID.
  • All your FX, all in one place
    See all your HSBC accounts in one place, so it’s easy to follow rates, make transfers and stay in control.

FX Limit Orders

  FX App Over the phone
Minimum exchange USD 1.50 USD 50,000
Maximum exchange USD 658,450 Unlimited
How many currencies are available 11 20
Set an expiry date for up to 3 months 12 months
Type of order Limit Limit and Stop
Alert when your preferred rate is reached Text or an email Relationship Manager contact

FX Limit Orders

  Minimum exchange
FX App USD 1.50
Over the phone USD 50,000
  Maximum exchange
FX App USD 658,450
Over the phone Unlimited
  How many currencies are available
FX App 11
Over the phone 20
  Set an expiry date for up to
FX App 3 months
Over the phone 12 months
  Type of order
FX App Limit
Over the phone Limit and Stop
  Alert when your preferred rate is reached
FX App Text or an email
Over the phone Relationship Manager contact

Personalised FX plan

  • Get rewarded for your loyalty with bespoke rates
  • Available through your Relationship manager if you have transacted over USD 325,000 or currency equivalent in the previous year
  • 24/7 online and phone trading platform
  • Enhanced pricing for the trading platform, incoming funds and FX Order Watch
  • Market updates on key political events and market data release dates

Things you should know

Transaction fees

It's free to use these foreign exchange services but usual transaction fees apply. 

Currency conversion risk

The value of currency constantly changes so we can't guarantee a profit or be held responsible for any loss.

Call us to find out more

Existing Premier customers

Please have your 10 digit PBN and 6 digit PIN to hand before you call. Lines are open Monday to Friday 7.30am–5pm UK time, except bank holidays. 

+44 1534 616 162

New to HSBC Expat

To use our currency exchange services, you need an HSBC Expat account. From multi-currency savings accounts to our FX app, discover all of the reasons to bank with us and open your Expat account today.

We may monitor and record calls to help us improve our service and for security purposes.
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Download our HSBC Expat FX app today to benefit from our best rates.

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