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International students and parents

Make the most of studying in Singapore and beyond with our range of international banking solutions

Supporting your international education

Planning to study abroad? Whether you're coming to Singapore or leaving to study elsewhere, we offer everything you need to make the most of your international education. That's why our range of banking solutions make it easy to manage your money, with extra services to support you and your parents. 

  • Open your account before you arrive

  • Manage your money across borders and view all your accounts in one place

  • Bank like a local and get expert guidance you can trust

  • Get the same Premier Family benefits worldwide for you and your parents, with exclusive lifestyle privileges from our partners

Moving to college.

Open an account before you arrive

Wherever you're arriving from, our International Banking Centre can help you open an account in Singapore, even before you land.

For some countries, you can also apply for an account online (as long as you're at least 18).

Stay globally connected

Bank in Singapore and back home easily to help manage your money wherever you are.

  • Global transfers

    Move money between your accounts and pay other HSBC accounts overseas instantly with Global Transfers, and non-HSBC accounts anywhere with Global Money Transfers

  • Access your account from anywhere

    View and manage your accounts securely wherever you are with the HSBC Singapore mobile app and in online banking with your Digital Secure Key

  • Get support for all your FX needs

    View real-time foreign exchange rates, trade currencies and make transactions 24/7 with the HSBC Quick FX app

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Bank like a local

Manage your money as if you never left home, so you can make the most of studying and living in Singapore.

  • Open an HSBC Everyday Global Account

    Our multi-currency, fee-free account makes it easy to get cash, shop online and in-store worldwide

  • Local transfers

    Pay your tuition and everyday expenses easily with FAST, PayNow and SimplyGo

  • Make transfers and get cash instantly

    Get a complimentary debit card with Apple and Google Pay, Paywave and NETS to make instant transfers and get cash for free across our wide ATM network

  • 24/7 digital banking

    Send money within Singapore and manage your account in the app

  • Enjoy exclusive privileges

    Access offers from our partners via HomeandAway like education offers and medical packages, with preferential rates

Enjoy HSBC Premier Family benefits worldwide

  • Your parents can share their Premier privileges with you and 2 other siblings aged 12-30 years old. You'll have your own account and personalised benefits
  • Experience the benefits of Premier banking worldwide, with added privileges for you and your family
  • Stay connected back home with support from a dedicated Family Relationship Manager who can speak your language
  • Your parent can apply for a Singapore-issued Premier Mastercard as the main applicant, and you can get a free supplementary card to use abroad, if you're over 18. Applications are subject to review and approval
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Get support from your bank, wherever you are

We'll help you before you arrive and once you settle in Singapore, so your international journey gets off to a smooth start.

  • Use our Chinese-language services online, via our Contact Center
  • Get instant emergency cash (up to USD2,000) from any HSBC branch worldwide
  • Get a replacement HSBC Premier card within 2 days if it's lost or stolen

Financial services

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Make your transition to expat life easier with our selected partner offers.

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Whether it's face-to-face or on-the-go, we have a range of convenient ways to bank.

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Get started

Coming to Singapore soon?

We'll help you open an account from your home country before you arrive. Just leave your details with us.

Leaving Singapore?

If you're heading out of Singapore to study, visit a branch or contact your Relationship Manager to get started.

Terms and conditions

Deposit Insurance Scheme

Singapore dollar deposits of non-bank depositors are insured by the Singapore Deposit Insurance Corporation, for up to S$75,000 in aggregate per depositor per scheme member by law. Foreign currency deposits, dual currency investments, structured deposits and other investment products are not insured.