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Enjoy an extra 0.20% AER / Gross welcome bonus interest on GBP, USD, HKD and AED Fixed Term Deposit accounts opened within 90 days of opening your first Expat bank account. Terms and Conditions apply (PDF).

Managing your wealth with HSBC Expat

If you’re living abroad, or you're due to move, our award-winning services for expats will help keep your money working as hard as ever. We’ve got plenty of options for managing your wealth, whether you’re a seasoned investor or a total first-timer.

It’s easy to start investing online. You can complete and return documents digitally, without needing to print or scan them.

What we offer

  • Our wealth managers know expats, because most of them are expats.
  • Invest in a way that suits you
    Choose from ready-made portfolios, single asset class funds or shares.
  • Current account available in GBP, USD and EUR
    Keep your account in one place while you focus on expat life.

Wealth services

Financial planning

Explore your options with the help of our wealth managers, get recommendations that are customised to your needs and goals.

Portfolio Investment funds

Choose between five ready-made portfolios, each with different levels of risk.

Single Asset Class funds

Choose from a wide range of asset classes, investment styles and geographical regions.


A convenient and cost-effective way to buy and sell shares online.

Wealth Insights

Stay in the know with our Wealth Insights, where you’ll find global investment news and analysis.

To benefit from our wealth and investment options you’ll need to become a HSBC Expat customer.

HSBC Expat Bank Account

To take advantage of our wealth services, you’ll need an HSBC Expat Bank Account – our current account that's tailor-made for people living abroad. It'll stay with you no matter how many times you move and you can even set it up in advance so it's ready when you arrive.

Benefits include:

  • Enjoy an extra 0.20% AER / Gross welcome bonus interest on GBP, USD, HKD and AED Fixed Term Deposit accounts opened within 90 days of opening your first Expat bank account. Terms and conditions apply (PDF)
  • Save up to 40% on foreign exchange if you’ve recently joined HSBC Expat, and make your first transaction between $75,000 and $149,999 over the phone. Eligible for new joiners from 2 November to 31 December on transactions until 31 January 2021. Terms and conditions apply (PDF)
  • current accounts in sterling, US dollars or euro
  • open additional savings accounts in Hong Kong dollar, United Arab Emirates dirham, Australian dollar and 16 other currencies
  • travel security services from WorldAware®
  • an easy way to manage your forex needs with the HSBC Expat FX App
  • 24/7 phone, online banking and mobile banking app
  • a relationship manager to help you and your family manage your money
  • international offices based in Jersey (Channel Islands) and Hong Kong

Your Expat account provides a place for the money you want to grow in a convenient, central location. It connects to your home account – for financial commitments in your home country, and your local accounts – for everyday expenses in the country you’ve moved to. Allowing you to manage all of your eligible HSBC accounts from one place.


New HSBC Expat customers must be 18 years or over and meet one of these criteria:

  • hold a minimum of £50,000 (or currency equivalent) with us
  • have a sole salary of £100,000 (or currency equivalent)
  • have already qualified for HSBC Premier in another country

How to apply

Not yet an HSBC Expat customer?

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

Already an HSBC Expat customer?

Things you should know

Your 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 region1.

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1HSBC 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/regions, due to HSBC Policy.

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