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Living in the U.S.

If you've recently moved to the United States, we can help you thrive in your new home.

Get settled in your new home with international banking

Adjusting to life in a new country can be daunting but fortunately, we're on hand with plenty of resources to help you adapt to your new surroundings. To make the most of the international services we offer, open an HSBC checking account in the U.S. to supplement your HSBC account in your home country. If you don't already have an account back home, we'll help you open one from the U.S. and get you settled into your new home in no time.

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Key benefits of HSBC international banking

  • No fees checking account
    Get started with an HSBC Premier [@premierqualify] checking account and enjoy no fees [@accountmaintenancefee] on everyday banking transactions and U.S. HSBC ATM withdrawals [@atmfee] worldwide.
  • Credit cards with no foreign transaction fees
    Make purchases while earning rewards and gaining exclusive access to benefits wherever you are in the world.
  • Complimentary relocation[@newtousservices] benefits
    Enjoy a free 30-day SIM card or eSIM, discounts on car rentals, referrals to medical services and much more.
  • Send money and view transactions
    Access your eligible accounts from one place by linking them through Global View whilst sending funds between eligible accounts quickly with no-fee Global Transfers.[@gvgtonlypremjade]
  • International mortgage solutions
    Explore the wide range of HSBC mortgage solutions for foreign nationals.[@buyingahome]

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A multi-currency bank account designed to meet your international needs.


We help newcomers become homeowners[@buyingahome].



Get unlimited rewards and exclusive benefits - designed for the way you live and spend.

Get started by opening an HSBC Premier U.S. account

If you’re newly arrived in the States, we can help you open an HSBC Premier U.S. account here.

If you’ve just arrived in the States, we can help you open an account back in your home country so you can make full use of our international services.

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Here's a wide range of relocation benefits to help you settle into your new life. Complimentary, for 12 months.


View all your global accounts in one place online and instantly move money between them, fee-free[@gvgtonlypremjade].


Easily send and receive international wire transfers in multiple currencies.


Additional information

    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,, 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 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.

    HSBC credit cards are issued by HSBC Bank USA, N.A., subject to credit approval and requires a U.S. HSBC checking account relationship. To learn more, speak with any HSBC representative.

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