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Get the everyday banking essentials you need to manage your money your way whether you are new to the UK or a UK resident.

Basic Bank Account
  • Bank on the go Manage your personal accounts easily and securely from your iPhone®/iPad® and Android™ devices with HSBC Mobile Banking app
  • Easy cash withdrawalsWithdraw up to £300 a day from cash machines* or at the Post Office® using your cash card and PIN
  • Manage your money any timeEnjoy the ease and flexibility of 24/7 telephone, Internet and Mobile Banking services (except for scheduled maintenance periods)
  • Pay bills the simple way Set up payments by Direct Debit and standing order, making it easier to plan and keep track of your money
  • Transfer money easily It's simple and secure to set up one-off or regular payments to friends and family
  • Switch your bank account easily Switching your account to HSBC is fast and straightforward using the Current Account Switch Service
  • Plus, this account comes with all the essential features you'd expect:
    • An HSBC Visa Debit Card
    • Cash withdraws at over one million cash machines worldwide1
    • Telephone, mobile and Internet Banking
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* Some cash machine owners in the UK may charge you for withdrawals. This will be shown on screen with an option to cancel the withdrawal if you want.