Making life easier for Expats

Helping expats around the world

We provide banking and financial solutions for people living and working abroad. Every day we help our customers prosper as they expand their horizons internationally to build fulfilling lives for themselves and their families.

Is HSBC Expat for me?

Why open an HSBC Expat bank account?

Opening a bank account with us will give you a valuable connection between your life abroad and your finances in other parts of the world. It's the one banking relationship you'll always have as an expat, no matter how many times you move in the future.

We create and develop digital banking solutions to make your expat life easier. With our online and mobile banking services, FX app and tax navigator tool, you'll be able manage your finances wherever you are in the world. When applying for your account you'll have the option to upload your completed application form, along with your supporting documentation, online.

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Our specialist services

Most expats find their finances become more complex when they move abroad with increased international banking needs. Our services can connect you to expert support including foreign exchange specialists, and can help you stay connected to your money with savings accounts in up to 19 currencies.

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Expat insights

Whether you're about to make your first move abroad or you're an experienced expat, we have a wealth of valuable insights into what living abroad is really like, to help you with everything from planning to settling in.

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More reasons to choose HSBC Expat

Our long-term commitment to helping expats make the most of their move abroad has been recognised through many respected industry awards. Most recently we've won the Forum for Expatriate management EMEA awards for:

  • Expatriate Banking and Financial Services Innovation of the Year (2013-2018)
  • Thought Leadership for Expat Explorer survey (2017)

The judges commented on HSBC Expat's 2018 entry:

"HSBC combines scale, industry knowledge and an eco-system to support financial and other needs. It's an expat must have."

HSBC Expat is a participant in the Jersey Bank Depositor Compensation Scheme. The Scheme offers protection for eligible deposits of up to £50,000. The maximum total amount of compensation is capped at £100,000,000 in any 5 year period. Full details of the scheme and banking groups covered are available on the states of Jersey website or on request. Deposits and investments made with our office in Jersey are not protected by the rules made under the UK's Financial Services and Markets Act 2000, including the Financial Services Compensation Scheme, and the UK's Financial Ombudsman Service.


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