For a limited time

Open an HSBC checking account and get a free SIM card for 30 days plus a 6-month Relocation Concierge Service1

  • Open an HSBC checking account from July 8, 2019 through and including December 31, 2019 in a U.S. HSBC branch or HSBC’s International Banking Centers and activate your concierge service within 30 calendar days from account opening.
  • SIM card includes unlimited international calls, 2GB of data and 200 text messages.
  • Access our concierge service to plan your move including transportation logistics and a variety of household services to help you settle in easily.

Get started

Call the International Banking Center

Within the U.S.
877.850.4722

Outside the U.S.
+1.716.841.0613


Call Hours

Mon-Sun 7AM - 8PM ET
12PM - 1AM+1 (London)
8PM - 9AM+1 (Hong-Kong)

Language Options
English , Español , 廣東話, 普通话
 

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HSBC can help set up your banking and plan your financial needs before and after your arrival in the U.S.

Planning to move to the U.S.? Before you leave, we can help you.

Already arrived in the U.S.?

  • HSBC can help you open a U.S. checking account even if you may not have all your documentation in place.  Simply provide a foreign passport to get started.
  • Through Global View and Global Transfers4 you can view all your HSBC accounts in one place and transfer money between them quickly and easily to manage your overseas financial commitments.
  • Apply for a Credit Card without a U.S. credit score5
  • HSBC can leverage your international credit history6 to apply for a mortgage7 in the U.S.
  • Download our New to Country Guide for more 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, 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.

1 New to Country Offer Terms and Conditions: This offer is only available for New to Bank customers who open an HSBC checking account through HSBC’s International Banking Centers or a U.S. HSBC branch from July 8, 2019 through and including December 31, 2019. Applicants must have arrived in the U.S. by January 1, 2019 through and including December 31, 2019 in order to be eligible for the 2019 New to Country Offer. All applications must be supported by documents providing the date of arrival in the U.S.: a Passport, Visa, job offer letter, lease agreement or a copy of the applicant’s U.S. Social Security card showing the date of issuance will qualify for the offer. Additionally, applicants need to activate their concierge membership within 30 calendar days from account opening. Documents are subject to approval by HSBC Bank.  HSBC Bank reserves the right to change or terminate what is a supporting document at any time and at its sole discretion. Additional restrictions may apply. 

Relocation Concierge Service
HSBC Bank's Relocation Concierge is delivered by Aspire Lifestyles under which Aspire Lifestyles and its affiliates ("Supplier") will deliver lifestyle services available under the HSBC Bank's Relocation Concierge Service. Supplier subject to change. Subject to limited availability, and to the terms, conditions and restrictions imposed by Supplier. HSBC Bank is not responsible for the delivery of, or for any failure to deliver the Concierge Services. Calls to the concierge service are charged at a local rate. Charges for the products or services provided will be notified at the time of booking by Supplier and subject to terms, conditions and restrictions imposed by Supplier. HSBC Bank and its respective parents, subsidiaries and affiliates are not responsible for any of the above listed charges. Calls may be recorded at Supplier's discretion. HSBC Bank, and its respective parents, subsidiaries and affiliates are not liable or responsible for these recordings. Your contact details are held with your permission so that you can access the Service. Supplier is solely responsible for the protection of your contact details. HSBC Bank, and its respective parents, subsidiaries and affiliates make no guarantees, warranties or representations of any kind, expressed or implied, with respect to such services and/ or items, and shall not be liable for any loss, expense, accident or inconvenience that may arise in connection with the use of such services and/or items, or as a result of any defect in or failure of such services and/or items. Not exchangeable, refundable, or redeemable for cash or credit under any circumstances and are not replaceable in the event of loss, destruction after issuance or expired (if applicable). HSBC Bank reserves the right to change or terminate this offer at its sole discretion.

30 day SIM card 
Supplier will provide and deliver applicable SIM Card. SIM Card wireless carrier is T-Mobile. Supplier and wireless carrier subject to change. Subject to limited availability, and to the terms, conditions and restrictions imposed by Supplier. HSBC Bank, and its respective parents, subsidiaries and affiliates are not responsible for the delivery of, or for any failure to deliver, the SIM Card. First 30 days cost, calculated and applied solely by Supplier, will be covered by HSBC Bank, thereafter, Supplier may provide special pricing should you continue with the same SIM Card. SIM card is for use in USA only. Requires 4G and above compatible handset. Plan — 2 GB data + unlimited calls to over 190 countries as determined by Supplier + 200 texts messages. Additional data rate charges from Supplier may apply pursuant to your agreement with Supplier. HSBC Bank, and its respective parents, subsidiaries and affiliates are not responsible for these charges. Card is valid for 30 days from time of activation as calculated by Supplier; Subject to Supplier, SIM Card can be extended for 30-day increments within 5 days of each expiration date of SIM Card and becomes non-renewable at 5 days past expiration. Automatic 30-day increment renewal may available through Supplier. HSBC Bank, and its respective parents, subsidiaries and affiliates make no guarantees, warranties or representations of any kind, expressed or implied, with respect to such services and/ or items, and shall not be liable for any loss, expense, accident or inconvenience that may arise in connection with the use of such services and/or items, or as a result of any defect in or failure of such services and/or items. Not exchangeable, refundable, or redeemable for cash or credit under any circumstances and are not replaceable in the event of loss, destruction after issuance or expired (if applicable). HSBC Bank reserves the right to change or terminate this offer at its sole discretion.

2 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.

3 Home shipping service may not be available depending on how close you are to your departure date for the U.S.  Our International Banking Center team will explain which options are available to you.

4 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.  Personal Internet Banking is required to access Global View and Global Transfers.  Access to U.S.  Personal Internet Banking through Global View from outside the U.S. may be limited. 

5 No credit history required; however, applicant must meet the eligibility requirements. 

6 International borrowers with qualifying documentation do not need U.S. credit history to apply for an HSBC mortgage. We may order an international credit report for your application.

7 International borrowers must have qualifying documentation to be eligible for an HSBC Preferred Mortgage, HSBC Deluxe Mortgage and HSBC Elite Mortgage.  Monthly mortgage payments must be made in U.S. funds.

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 property 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 canceled or are subject to change at any time and cannot be combined with any other offer or discount. 

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