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International Banking

HSBC offers benefits in many countries and territories around the world

Bank internationally without boundaries

Whether you're relocating, retiring, studying or working abroad, or simply need a bank account in a different country to help you facilitate your overseas financial commitments, HSBC may be able help you meet your banking needs with our global support.

The HSBC International Banking Center provides international customers options to open an account whether you are moving to the U.S., moving from the U.S., or are a non-U.S. resident1. Whether you need help from a local U.S. HSBC representative or you choose to do it yourself, HSBC may be able to help fulfill your financial needs.

 

International Banking Center

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Thinking Internationally?

Explore HSBC Group's International Services to see how HSBC can help you on your international adventures.

Wherever life takes you, we can help.

A house could be a home. An investment. Or both.

 

It's easy to transfer funds internationally among your eligible HSBC deposit accounts.

Banking for International Students

Bank internationally without boundaries

HSBC offers benefits in many countries and territories around the world

When you travel internationally, you need a financial institution that offers benefits that can travel with you.

HSBC1 may be able to help you meet your banking needs with our global support. Whether you are traveling or relocating, we may be able to help you:

  • Obtain financing for your new home. International borrowers2 looking to purchase a property in the U.S. do not need U.S. credit history to apply for an HSBC mortgage3,4 in the U.S. We will order your international credit report for your application. Learn More.
  • Easily transfer funds. You can move funds between eligible HSBC deposit accounts around the world.5 You can even automate transactions for added convenience.
  • Receive emergency financial assistance when traveling. You may receive emergency cash6 and more.
  • Open international accounts. Your HSBC accounts may be opened before you arrive.7
  • Receive assistance from the International Banking Center.7 Enjoy personal service and guidance all over the world. 

For clients located outside of the U.S.  -  Our products and services are not specifically directed at individuals located in the European Union. Our U.S. representatives, as well as our public website, us.hsbc.com, provide products and services governed by U.S. laws and regulations. Our products and services, as well as their specific terms and conditions, are subject to change and may not be available in all territories or to all customers. If you are not located in the U.S., the laws and regulations of your country of residence could affect the offering, negotiation, discussion, provision, and/or use of HSBC U.S. products and services. If you are not a U.S. resident, please read the specific cross-border product and service disclaimers, which are available on the Cross Border Disclosure page of our public website at www.us.hsbc.com/crossborder. Deposit products are offered in the U.S. by HSBC Bank USA, N.A. Member FDIC. Lending products are offered in the U.S. by HSBC Bank USA, N.A. Investments and certain insurance products, including annuities, are offered by HSBC Securities (USA) Inc. (HSI), member NYSE/FINRA/SIPC. Whole life, universal life, term life, and other types of insurance are provided by unaffiliated third parties and offered through HSBC Insurance Agency (USA) Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of HSBC Bank USA, N.A.

To qualify for an HSBC Premier relationship, you need to open an HSBC 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 personal HSBC Premier relationship. A monthly maintenance fee of $50 will be incurred if minimum balance requirements are not maintained.

To qualify for an HSBC Advance relationship, you need to open an HSBC Advance checking account and maintain combined U.S. personal deposit and investment balances of at least $10,000 OR at least $5,000 with a recurring direct deposit from a third party to an HSBC Advance checking account at least once per monthly cycle. Business owners may use their HSBC commercial balances to qualify for a personal HSBC Advance relationship. A monthly maintenance fee of $25 will be incurred if minimum balance or minimum balance with direct deposit requirement is not met.

1 HSBC refers to HSBC Bank USA, N.A, HSBC Securities (USA) Inc. and HSBC Insurance Agency (USA) Inc. HSBC Bank USA, N.A provides deposit products and mortgage products. HSBC Securities (USA) Inc. provides brokerage products and services. HSBC Insurance Agency (USA) Inc. provides insurance products. HSBC in the United States provides products only in the United States.

2 International borrowers must have qualifying documentation to be eligible for an HSBC Premier Deluxe Mortgage and an HSBC Advance Deluxe Mortgage.  

3 To be eligible for an HSBC Premier Deluxe Mortgage, you must:  (A) be an HSBC Premier relationship customer with a U.S. Premier checking account; and (B) have combined personal deposit and investment* balances of at least $100,000 USD or equivalent at any member of the HSBC Group (in the U.S. or home country). The Premier minimum balance requirement must be fully funded before the closing of the mortgage loan.

4 To be eligible for an HSBC Advance Deluxe Mortgage, you must:  (A) be an HSBC Advance relationship customer with a U.S. Advance checking account; and (B) have combined U.S. personal deposit and investment* balances of at least $10,000 at any member of the HSBC Group located in the U.S. The Advance balance requirement must be fully funded before the closing of the mortgage loan.

5 Global View and Global Transfers are only available for HSBC Premier and HSBC Advance clients and are not available in all countries. Foreign currency exchange rates and local country limitations may apply. Transfers from HSBC accounts from outside the U.S. may be subject to transfer fees. Access to U.S. Personal Internet Banking through Global View from outside the U.S. may be limited.

6 HSBC Premier clients can receive an emergency encashment of up to U.S. $2,000 or local currency equivalent immediately or up to U.S. $10,000 or local currency equivalent upon authorization from local country. HSBC Advance clients can receive an emergency encashment of up to $10,000 USD or local currency equivalent upon authorization from local country. Personal customers can receive an emergency encashment up to U.S. $500 or local currency equivalent upon authorization from local country, fee may apply. You'll just need to show proper identification at any HSBC branch. Encashment is dependent on available balance; local country limitations may apply.

7 International account opening is not available in all countries and is subject to approval based on local regulations and policies of country or application. Fees for some International Banking Center services may apply.

United States persons 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. U.S. persons should consult a tax adviser for more information.

Mortgage and Home Equity products are offered in the U.S. by HSBC Bank USA, N.A. and are only available for properties located in the U.S. Subject to credit approval. Borrowers must meet program qualifications. Programs are subject to change. Geographic and other restrictions may apply. Discounts can be cancelled or are subject to change at any time and cannot be combined with any other offer or discount.

*Investment and certain insurance products, including annuities, are offered by HSBC Securities (USA) Inc. (HSI), member NYSE/FINRA/SIPC.  HSI is an affiliate of HSBC Bank USA, N.A.

Deposit products are offered in the U.S. by HSBC Bank USA, N.A. Member FDIC.