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Simply your move to the U.S.

HSBC Premier offers international clients moving to the US an extraordinary package of banking and wealth management services. Our Premier Relationship Managers will tailor a set of services making your transition a more enjoyable experience.

The following products and services are available to help you manage your money, finance a home or manage your existing portfolio

Transitioning your finances to the US

As an HSBC Premier client, a Relationship Manager can connect you to the International Banking Center for global financial relocation services:

  • An International Needs Review to ensure all your banking needs will be met
  • US-based account opening before you leave your country (subject to local terms and conditions)
  • Checkbooks, bank cards, credit cards and PIN numbers within ten working days prior to moving to the US.
  • HSBC credit card with similar limits to those you currently enjoy with HSBC in the your country (subject to status, US laws and terms and conditions)
  • Seamless transfer of your HSBC credit history

Managing your finances once you have moved to the US

After your US move is complete, your Premier status entitles you to additional benefits to manage your accounts such as:

  • Global Transfer for free international transfer of funds between your HSBC Premier accounts via internet banking3
  • Global View to manage all your HSBC accounts online with one single login3 Launch the demo to learn more.
  • Access to a team of Premier specialists who can help you with any and all your financial needs.
  • 24–hour internet and telephone banking
  • Free international transfers of funds between your worldwide HSBC accounts via telephone banking

Facts about the US

Name of country: United States of America
Population: 303,824,646 (July 2008 est.)
Capital city: Washington, DC
Visa information: Department of State

Key cities: Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Houston, Los Angeles, Miami, New York City, San Diego, San Francisco, Washington, DC

Telephone country code: 1
This business information was created by RW3 LLC for HSBC. Use the menu across the top and the widgets on the dashboard to get more information on this country.

Questions about establishing your residence?
Your Premier Relationship Manager can help you find the answers to questions regarding establishing utilities, phone services and other household needs prior to or after your arrival.

1. Securities and Annuities are provided by Registered Representatives and Insurance Agents of HSBC Securities (USA) Inc., member NYSE/FINRA/SIPC, registered Futures Commission Merchant, a wholly-owned subsidiary of HSBC Markets (USA) Inc. and an indirectly wholly-owned subsidiary of HSBC Holdings plc.

Insurance products are offered through Insurance Agents of HSBC Insurance Agency (USA) Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of HSBC Bank USA, N.A., an indirectly wholly-owned subsidiary of HSBC Holdings plc. Products and services may vary by state and are not available in all states.

Securities, Annuities and Insurance Products are: Not a deposit or other obligation of the bank or any of its affiliates; Not FDIC insured or insured by any federal government agency of the United States; Not guaranteed by the bank or any of its affiliates; and are subject to investment risk, including possible loss of principal invested.

HSBC Securities (USA) Inc. or any other member of the HSBC Group may from time to time underwrite, perform or seek to perform investment banking services for issuers or make a market or otherwise buy or sell as principal securities or other instruments, or together with the issuers directors, officers and employees may have either a long or short position in securities, commodities, currencies or other instruments or futures or options contracts convertible into securities or other instruments.

All decisions regarding the tax implications of your investment(s) should be made in connection with your independent tax advisor.

2. If available, applies for initial term of qualifying new HSBC personal CDs under $100,000.

3. Global View and Global Transfer is not available in all countries. Foreign exchange rates may apply.

To qualify for HSBC Premier, you need to open a checking account and maintain $100,000 in combined personal deposit and investment balances. Business owners may use their commercial balances to qualify for personal Premier membership. A monthly maintenance fee of $50 will be incurred if minimum balance requirements are not maintained.

HSBC Premier World MasterCard® Credit Cards are issued by HSBC Bank USA, N.A. or HSBC Bank Nevada, N.A. MasterCard® and the MasterCard brand mark are registered trademarks of MasterCard International Incorporated.

Mortgage and Home Equity products in the U.S. are offered through HSBC Bank USA, N.A. and are subject to underwriting approval
Equal Housing Lender  Equal Housing Lender.

Deposit products provided in the United States by HSBC Bank USA, N.A. - Member FDIC.

United States persons (including U.S. citizens and residents) are subject to U.S. taxation on their worldwide income and may be subject to tax and other filing obligations with respect to their U.S. and non-U.S. accounts - including, for example, Form TD F 90-22.1 (Report of Foreign Bank and Financial Accounts ("FBAR")). U.S. persons should consult a tax adviser for more information.

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