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We're here to help you settle and thrive in the U.S.

Get started with an HSBC Premier1 checking account – no HSBC fees on everyday banking transactions2, no hassle and no borders.  Apply online from the comfort of your home.

  • Personalized support with priority service
  • No U.S. HSBC ATM fees worldwide3
  • Access your eligible accounts4 from one place by linking them through Global View5
  • Send funds between eligible accounts4 quickly with no-fee Global Transfers5

Solutions for your international lifestyle

New to U.S. Services Program

Open an HSBC checking account by January 31, 2024 and receive complimentary 12-month access to unique services:

  • Free 30-day SIM card or eSIM
  • Help with planning your move
  • Neighborhood guides
  • Travel discounts

Credit cards

Apply for a credit card – without a U.S. credit score – to make purchases while earning rewards, with no foreign transaction fees.

Buying a home in the U.S.⁷

We may use your international credit history when you apply for a mortgage in the U.S.

HSBC Global Money Account⁸

With a Global Money Account you can convert and send money abroad in 8 different currencies with no transfer fees through our Mobile Banking App9.

Apply for a U.S. HSBC Premier checking account before you arrive

** By clicking Start application you are accepting the terms and can meet the requirements listed on this page.

All accounts will get the interest rates and Annual Percentage Yields (APYs) in effect when the account is opened and funded online. See Terms & Charges Disclosures for more information.

Important information about procedures for opening a new account

To help the government fight the funding of terrorism and money laundering activities, U.S. Federal law requires all financial institutions to obtain, verify, and record information that identifies each person or entity that opens an account.

What this means for you: If you open a personal account, we will ask for your name, address, taxpayer identification number, date of birth, and other information that will allow us to identify you. Additionally, we will take certain steps to verify your identity, such as asking for your driver's license or other identifying documents or checking other sources. Similar identification requirements apply to non-personal accounts such as corporations and partnerships. Be assured that we recognize the importance of protecting your privacy and safeguarding the confidentiality of the information you provide to us.

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 your product requires a contract, application, disclosure, or other document to be signed, such document(s) will be deemed executed in the U.S. and only acted upon after you have signed them and they have been received by HSBC in the U.S.. 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 available at

1 To qualify for an HSBC Premier relationship, you need to open an HSBC Premier checking account and maintain:

  • Balances of $75,000 in combined U.S. consumer and qualifying commercial U.S. Dollar deposit and investment‡ accounts; OR
  • Monthly recurring direct deposits totaling at least $5,000 from a third party to an HSBC Premier checking account(s); OR
  • HSBC U.S. residential mortgage loan with an original loan amount of at least $500,000, not an aggregate of multiple mortgages. Home Equity products are not included.

A monthly maintenance fee of $50 will be incurred if one of these requirements is not maintained.  

2 A monthly maintenance fee may apply if certain requirements are not maintained. Legal Processing fees may apply. Third party fees and/or surcharges may apply.

3 You may be charged additional fees by the ATM operator or network used including a fee by another HSBC entity operating ATMs outside the U.S. Foreign currency conversion rates may still apply.

4 Accounts eligible for Global Transfers include all HSBC deposit accounts, except for CDs.  All HSBC accounts, however, are viewable within Global View.

5 Global View and Global Transfers are only available for HSBC Premier and existing 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.

This offer is only available for customers who open an HSBC U.S. Premier checking account from December 5, 2022 through and including January 31, 2024. In order to be eligible for the New to U.S. Services, applicants must have arrived in the U.S. from January 1, 2022 through and including January 31, 2024.  Eligible customers must activate their service membership using the instructions in terms & conditions within 12 months of account opening. Approved customers will receive 12-month complimentary access to HSBC New to U.S. Services, beginning from the date of activation, and a 30-day SIM Card (physical or eSIM). The activation codes provided above are for the personal use of eligible customers only and may not be shared.  Additional restrictions may apply. Click here for full terms & conditions.

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

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.

8 HSBC Global Money Account is a prepaid, multi-currency account available on our Mobile Banking App9 for customers who maintain an HSBC consumer deposit account.

9 Data rate charges from your service provider may apply. HSBC Bank USA, N.A. is not responsible for these charges.

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.

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.

‡ Investment and annuity products are offered by HSBC Securities (USA) Inc. (HSI), member NYSE/FINRA/SIPC. HSI is an affiliate of HSBC Bank USA, N.A.

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.