HSBC Credit Card


How would you like to apply?

Simply choose the way that suits you best - but first, take a look below at the eligibility requirements and
things you should know about your HSBC Credit Card application.

Apply online

Registered for Internet Banking?

If you're registered for Internet Banking and have an HSBC current account you can quickly submit an application online.

Log on to apply

ten minutes to complete, six easy steps, fully encrypted

Not yet registered for Internet Banking?

Or you can apply by registering first - you will be able to get an instant decision once you receive your security details in the post (3-5 working days).

Apply without registering for Internet Banking

It only takes a few minutes longer to apply if you're not registered and you'll need to provide the following information:

  • Personal and contact details
  • Employment details
  • Home details

Apply by phone

Call us on

0800 032 4735

Textphone contact numbers

Mobile (using inclusive minutes)

0345 600 6453

Calls to 0345 numbers are included within most mobile operators inclusive minutes. Please refer to your mobile network tariff for any charges.

Landline freephone

0800 389 6149

Calls to 0800 numbers are chargeable from most mobile operators. Please refer to your mobile network tariff for any charges.

Lines are open from 8am to 10pm every day (except for Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year's Day).

Apply in branch

Book your appointment to apply in branch by calling
03457 404 404. You'll need to bring identification, proof of your address and a recent statement from your current bank.

Find a branch

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for an HSBC Bank Credit Card you need to

  • be an HSBC current account customer (Advance, Bank Account, Graduate Account)
  • have an annual income/pension before tax of £8,500 or more
  • be a resident of the UK
  • be over 18

Introductory rates only apply if you haven't held an HSBC credit card within the last six months. Balances can't be transferred from cards issued by other members of the HSBC Group including first direct, Marks and Spencer, John Lewis Financial Services Ltd and HFC Bank Limited.

Things you should know

Before applying, please take the time to read the following. You may also want to save some of these documents for future reference.