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Student Credit Card

Enjoy a purpose-built card for existing HSBC Student Bank account holders

You could use your card to cover unexpected expenses and build a credit history while you study. Only available to HSBC Student Bank Account customers. No annual fee. Representative 18.9% APR (variable).

Credit is subject to status, affordability and terms and conditions. Please read the important documents before applying.

Representative example

Purchase rate18.9% p.a. (variable)

Representative18.9%  APR (variable)

Based on an assumed credit limit of £500

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Key benefits

Up to £500 credit limit

The Student Credit Card could provide up to £500 credit, depending on your situation.

No annual fee

Good news! There's no annual fee for the Student Credit Card.

Enjoy 24/7 worldwide assistance

Help is at hand if your card is lost or stolen. Call our dedicated support team about getting an emergency cash advance.

Your Student Credit Card also comes with

  • Use your credit card abroad

    You can use your HSBC credit card in all countries and regions supported by the Visa and Mastercard networks. Fees apply, and non-HSBC cash machines may also charge a fee.

  • No-fuss card management

    Use online banking or the HSBC Mobile Banking app to check your balance, make payments, freeze your card, and stay in control.

  • Purchase protection

    Section 75 protects credit card purchases of £100 to £30,000 if the supplier breaches a contract, or misrepresents goods.

  • Standard features

    All HSBC credit cards are contactless and can be used with Apple PayGoogle Pay or Samsung Pay.

Start application

Please read the important documents before applying.

Who can apply?

You can apply if you:

Already an HSBC customer?

If you're registered for online banking, you can apply now. You'll be able to see your pre-filled application form, submit it, and get an instant decision.

Not registered for online banking?

It's quick and easy to register. Once you've registered, you'll be able to log on and apply for this card, as well as manage all your HSBC accounts.

Prefer to apply in a branch?

It’s usually easiest to apply online, but if you need support, visit one of our branches and we’ll help you with your application.

Please bring your mobile phone with you (or a similar device, like a tablet) if you have one.

Important documents

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