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Open an International Banking Account
The HSBC International Banking Center provides customers options to open personal deposit accounts outside the U.S. as well as inside the U.S. for non-U.S. residents1. Whether you need help from a local U.S. HSBC representative or you choose to do it yourself, HSBC will help fulfill your needs.
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Note: Non-Premier customers requesting to open an international banking account outside the U.S. and requiring assistance in the completion of all necessary paperwork from the International Banking Center in the U.S. or an HSBC branch in the U.S will be charged a one-time fee of $200 USD. This fee is waived for HSBC Premier and Corporate Partner clients. HSBC Bank USA, N.A. Advance customers receive a 50% discount on this fee.
Not an HSBC Premier2 customer? Click here for more information: HSBC Premier
Please complete this form for a member of the US International Banking Center to contact and assist you with your request.1
For more information about the full range of banking products offered by HSBC or to open an HSBC Premier account, contact the HSBC International Banking Center:
1.877.850.4722 – Toll-free in North America
+1.716.841.7542 – Call collect worldwide
From Latin America, please call the Latin America International Center:
+1.305.774.5400 – From Latin America
1 International account opening is not available in all countries and is subject to approval based on local regulations and policies of country or application.
2 To qualify for HSBC Premier, you need to open a Premier checking account and maintain $100,000 in combined U.S. personal deposit and investment balances. Business owners may use their commercial balances to qualify for a personal Premier relationship, but these balances cannot be used to meet the new money requirements. A monthly maintenance fee of $50.00 will be incurred if minimum balance requirements are not maintained. You have up to 90 days after account opening to meet the full $100,000 balance requirement.
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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