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How to open a Hong Kong account

We can help you apply for an HSBC Hong Kong account online, via our mobile banking app, or by phone

Things to know

Need to open a bank account with HSBC Hong Kong? You can apply with us if you:

  • are at least 18 years old
  • meet additional criteria depending on where you live
  • have proof of ID, proof of address and additional documents if needed, subject to qualification status, local laws and regulations

HSBC Global Private Banking, HSBC Premier Elite and HSBC Premier customers automatically qualify for HSBC Premier in Hong Kong. There are different ways to open a bank account with HSBC HK, subject to eligibility.

Apply online via mobile app (HKID holder or overseas passport[@international-passport-eligibility] holder)

You'll need to download the HSBC HK App to open an account online. You can apply if you're:

  • holding an eligible Hong Kong ID or an overseas passport[@international-passport-eligibility] 
  • new to HSBC
  • between the ages of 18-64
  • living in Australia, Macau SAR, Singapore, the UK or the US

Explore more options to open a Hong Kong account

If you don't meet the eligibility criteria, or want to request a call back with International Banking Centre, simply click the button below. Answer a few questions, select 'Arrange a call back' and we'll get in touch with you shortly.

Apply upon arrival in Hong Kong

If you're in Hong Kong, simply:

Complete our document checklist  before your appointment.

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