Switch your current account in a simple, reliable and stress-free way in only 7 working days.
Apply for an HSBC Bank Account today:
Enjoy the freedom to do more with an HSBC Credit Card or Personal Loan, subject to status.
The Current Account Switch Service is simple, stress-free and supported by our dedicated switching team.
3 Using your Debit Card outside the UK: The exchange rate that applies to any debit card payments in a foreign currency (including cash withdrawals) is the Visa scheme exchange rate used by VISA on the day the conversion is made plus a Non-sterling transaction fee, which is currently 2.75% of the transaction amount (and for cash withdrawals a Cash Fee of 2% of the cash withdrawal (minimum: £1.75, maximum: £5)). We will make the conversion and deduct the payment from your account once we receive details of the payment from VISA, at the latest the next working day. Details of the current Visa scheme exchange rates are available at www.visaeurope.com.
4Our telephone, online and mobile banking services are open 24 hours a day subject to scheduled maintenance periods. During busy periods calls may be transferred outside the UK. Textphone is not available in the Channel Islands and Isle of Man. To help us continually improve our service, and in the interests of security, we may monitor and/or record your calls with us.
It only takes a few minutes to apply online for a sole or joint Bank Account.
EU residents living outside the UK must apply in branch and all parties will need to be present.
HSBC Current Account customers can book an appointment to apply in branch by calling 03457 404 404.
From outside the UK +44 1226 261 010.
You'll need to bring identification and proof of your address.