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Up to £300 cashback when you open an HSBC Expat account. T&Cs apply ends 31 March 2022

Hong Kong Expats

Banking, advice and support for HK expats

Open an HSBC Expat account and get up to £300 cashback

Embrace a wealth of opportunities
Eligibility and T&Cs apply. Offer ends 31 March 2022

Banking and support for expats in Hong Kong

Whether you’re an expat settling in to life in Discovery Bay or thinking of leaving Hong Kong Island for new opportunities abroad, our award-winning overseas bank account lets you keep your finances in one secure location.


Your expat bank account connects to your home account, for financial commitments in your home country / region, and to your local accounts, for everyday expenses in the country / region you’ve moved to. Allowing you to manage all your eligible HSBC accounts with a single log on.

How can HSBC help?

Our international banking service is built around people with a busy international lifestyle, who want to make the most of every opportunity.

  • Up to £300 cashback when you open an HSBC Expat account, register for online banking and complete one of the following: complete an FX transaction, set up a standing instruction or make a Global View/ Global Transfer transaction within 90 days

    Eligibility and T&Cs apply. Offer ends 31 March 2022.

  • Extra 0.20% interest on fixed term deposit accounts for new customers

    Eligibility and T&Cs apply. Offer ends 31 March 2022.

  • Multicurrency accounts available in Pound sterling, United States dollar and Euro

  • Open a Global Money account to make payments in 19 different currencies using only one account

  • Savings accounts in Hong Kong dollar and up to 18 other currencies

  • Receive personal support from our office in Hong Kong

  • Manage your forex needs and get exclusive rates with our HSBC Expat FX App

  • Access your accounts anytime with mobile, online and telephone banking

  • Complimentary travel security services from Crisis24

  • HSBC Expat Premier customers benefit from a Premier Relationship Manager to help you and your family manage your money


To join HSBC Expat, you must be 18 years or over, currently reside in an eligible country / region, and meet one of these criteria:

HSBC Expat Premier

You must either:

  • maintain a minimum of £50,0001 with us or
  • have a sole salary of £100,0001 or
  • have already qualified for HSBC Premier in another country

HSBC Expat Advance

You must:

  • maintain a minimum of £15,0001 with us

If you do not qualify for an HSBC Expat account, but still need an account in another country you may be interested in HSBC International Services.

How to apply

You’re only a few steps away from joining us online.

Living and working in Hong Kong

Recently moved or about to move to Hong Kong? Read our guide to expat life in Hong Kong with information on Hong Kong accommodation, business and etiquette culture and the Hong Kong education system.

Thinking of moving abroad or leaving Hong Kong for a new assignment? Explore our Expat Guides on popular expat destinations.

Banking in an offshore jurisdiction

Your HSBC Expat Bank Account will be held in Jersey, Channel Islands, a secure offshore jurisdiction and one of the world's leading and best-regulated international finance centres as recognised by the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD).

We may not be able to offer accounts in every country or region.2

1Or currency equivalent.

2HSBC Expat products and services are available only in jurisdictions where and when they may be lawfully offered by us. The material on these pages is not intended for use by persons located in or resident in jurisdictions which restrict the distribution of this material by us. Persons accessing these pages are required to inform themselves about any relevant restrictions and observe them. Not all products or services mentioned on this website will be available to residents of all countries, due to HSBC Policy.

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