New to HSBC? See if you pre-qualify

Find out which credit cards you're eligible for first -- before filling out an application. Available to new HSBC customers, pre-qualification is the fast way to get a decision with no impact to your credit score.

See what cards you're eligible for

  1. HSBC Gold Mastercard® credit card
  2. HSBC Cash Rewards Mastercard® credit card
  3. HSBC Platinum Mastercard® with Rewards credit card

No impact to your credit score

Our pre-qualification is a soft credit check, which has no impact to your credit score. It’s a quick way to find the card for you.

Fast and simple

Use our online form to enter a few details about yourself and you should have an answer in about 60 seconds.

Unlimited Cash Rewards with no expiration

3% introductory Cash Back

Earn on all purchases in the first 12 months from Account opening, up to the first $10,000 in purchases1

1.5% unlimited cash back

Get 1.5 Cash Rewards on every $1 you spend on all new, net purchases after the intro period1

0% Introductory APR

0%2 Introductory APR on Purchases and Balance Transfers for the first 12 months from Account opening2. Balance Transfers must be posted within the first 60 days following Account opening.  After that, a competitive variable APR of 14.49%, 18.49% or 24.49%2 will apply.

  • No Annual Fee2
  • No Foreign Transaction Fees

Explore this card

Travel benefits

10% off at onefinestayGet a 10% discount when you book one of the more than 10,000 high-end rental properties in cities like New York, Los Angeles, London, Paris, and more.3

MasterRentalTM CoverageProvides protection for physical damage and theft to most rental vehicles.3

Mastercard Travel & Lifestyle ServicesTM 

Connects you with access to luxury travel benefits, amenities and upgrades at some of the most sought-after travel destinations either by phone, email or a personalized online platform.3

Top Everyday Values

ShopRunner

Complimentary ShopRunner membership for unlimited, free 2-day shipping and free return shipping at over 140 online stores.3

Postmates

Get $5 off on orders $25 or more for delivery of food, drinks and groceries (not including taxes, delivery fees, and tips).3

Priceless Golf

Provides discounted access to select golf courses, complimentary grounds passes for PGA Tournaments, Priceless Lessons with a PGA Tour professional and much more.3

Balance Transfers 

When you transfer higher-interest debt to your HSBC Credit Card you could:

  • Save money on high-interest balances
  • Pay down balances faster
  • Streamline payments
  • Consolidate debt

Transfer balances for any amount

You can transfer balances for any amount, but the total amount – including fees, if applicable – cannot exceed the available credit limit on your HSBC Credit Card.

Balance Transfers between HSBC accounts is not allowed.

Peace of mind

Mastercard ID Theft ProtectionTM 

If your identity is compromised, you’ll receive one-on-one support until your claim is resolved.3

Cellular Wireless Telephone Protection

Provides reimbursements up to $600 per claim if your cellphone is stolen or damaged.3

Tap & go® with any HSBC Credit Card

Tap & go® contactless payments are faster than swiping or inserting your card for payment. 

It’s easy!

  • Place – Simply place your HSBC Credit Card close to a contactless payment terminal
  • Hold – Briefly hold your card close to the terminal until it confirms the payment with a green light or beep,
  • Done – Follow the prompts, and you're done!

Thousands of merchants accept contactless payments – use your card wherever you see the contactless symbol.

† Summary of Terms can be accessed here

HSBC Cash Rewards Mastercard® credit card Guide to Benefits brochure can be accessed here

HSBC Cash Rewards Mastercard® credit card Rewards & Benefits brochure can be accessed here

How to apply

New to HSBC

Apply for an HSBC Cash Rewards Mastercard® credit card.

Existing HSBC Customer

Log on to Personal Internet Banking to apply for an HSBC Cash Rewards Mastercard® credit card.

Phone

Contact our Customer Relationship Center

800.485.1794

If you’re calling from outside the US or Canada, call

716.841.7141

Representatives are available daily from 7AM – 12AM ET.

In Person

Find the branch closest to you to apply in person.

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1 For the first $10,000 in new purchases within the first twelve (12) months from Account opening, you will earn three (3) Cash Rewards per dollar. After the first $10,000 in new purchases, or the first twelve (12) months from Account opening, whichever comes first, you will earn 1.5 Cash Rewards per $1 on all new purchases. Cash Rewards points can be redeemed as cash back. Cash Rewards do not apply to account upgrades, account transfers, balance transfers, credit card checks, cash advances or overdrafts. Your HSBC Cash Rewards Mastercard® credit card must be open and in good standing in order to earn Cash Rewards.

2 The information about the costs and benefits of the card described is accurate as of {{currentDate}}. The information may have changed after that date. To find out what may have changed, call 800.975.HSBC (4722). The 0% Introductory APR does not apply to cash advances and overdrafts. Balance transfers must be posted within the first 60 days following Account opening. After the Introductory Period, a variable Purchase APR of 14.49%, 18.49% or 24.49%, depending on your creditworthiness, will apply to credit card purchase balances; and a variable Balance Transfer APR of 14.49%, 18.49% or 24.49%, depending on your creditworthiness, will apply to balance transfers, for the HSBC Cash Rewards Mastercard® credit card. The variable Cash APR of 26.49% will apply to cash advances and overdrafts. Your APRs may increase to the variable Penalty APR of 31.49% if you fail to make a minimum payment to us when due. These APRs will vary with the market based on the Prime Rate. For each billing cycle, variable APRs are calculated by adding a specified amount (“Spread”) to the U.S. Prime Rate published in the Money Rates table of The Wall Street Journal that is in effect on the last day of the month (“Prime Rate”). If the Prime Rate changes, the new APRs will take effect on the first day of your billing cycle beginning in the next month. The Minimum Interest Charge is $1.00. A Balance Transfer Fee of either $10 or 4%, whichever is greater, will apply on each balance transfer. A check fee of either $10 or 4%, whichever is greater, will apply on each check written for purposes other than Balance Transfer. A Cash Advance Fee of either $10 or 5%, whichever is greater, will apply on each cash advance transaction. An Overdraft Transaction Fee of either $10 or 5%, whichever is greater, will apply on the overdraft amount, if applicable. There is no Annual Fee or Foreign Transaction Fee. See Summary of Terms for details.

3 Certain restrictions, limits and exclusions apply. Benefits may not be offered in every state. Coverage may be underwritten and managed by companies that are not affiliated with Mastercard®, or HSBC Bank USA, N.A. See the HSBC Cash Rewards Mastercard® credit card Rewards and Benefits brochure and Mastercard Guide to Benefits brochure for full details.

4 All Reward option items are subject to limited availability and to the terms, conditions and restrictions imposed by suppliers. New items may replace selections, and certain items may be discontinued at any time, without advance notice. When necessary, HSBC Bank USA, N.A. may substitute a Reward of equal or greater value without advance notice. The customer will be notified of such a change when ordering. Redemption levels, Point values and availability are subject to change without prior notice.

5 Customers can choose to receive cash back redemptions as a direct deposit or as a statement credit on their HSBC Credit Card. If you select cash back as a direct deposit, only HSBC Bank USA, N.A. consumer checking and savings accounts in your name alone or as a joint accountholder are eligible. See the HSBC Cash Rewards Mastercard® credit card Rewards and Benefits brochure for further details.

How you earn Rewards Program Points or Cash Rewards: You earn Points or Cash Rewards when you use your card to make new purchases (minus returns, credits and adjustments).

HSBC Cash Rewards Mastercard® credit cards are issued by HSBC Bank USA, N.A., subject to credit approval.

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