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Opening an international account

Banking in Singapore, wherever you are

Singapore is strategically positioned as a global financial capital, known for its stability. HSBC’s strong presence in the country/region allows us to meet your financial needs in the Asia Pacific region and beyond, offering you wealth opportunities wherever you are.

To explore international solutions in Singapore, please speak to our international team about opening a Premier account.

Foreign exchange offers

Get 0.4% on FX pricing, from now until 30 June 2022, when using HSBC Global Money Transfers to convert SGD for transfers to selected countries and territories.Terms and conditions apply.

Get a 0.2% FX rate on INR conversions when you open a new HSBC Everyday Global Account with minimum funding of SGD50,000 and send INR to India via HSBC Global Money Transfers. Offer Valid till 31 Augus 2022. Terms and conditions apply.

Open an account in Singapore

If you are overseas

Simply select your current location and where you would like to open an overseas account. We'll then tell you the best way for you to apply and walk you through the steps.

If you are in Singapore

Open an account in Singapore as an expatriate to credit your salary and for your day to day transactions, you can go to any of our branches with the required documents.

New to HSBC?

Enjoy faster application with Myinfo via Singpass.

Alternatively, leave your contact details and we will contact you on the next steps.

International Banking Needs

Whether it's for education in a foreign country, career move abroad, financial support for your family overseas or building up your savings, HSBC International Banking team is always here to help so you can seamlessly access your finances. All you have do is visit any HSBC branch in Singapore to get all the information and support you need. 

Alternatively, you can also visit the HSBC International Services website directly to know more.

Types of accounts

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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.