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Switch bank accounts to us

Join the thousands of customers who've switched their current account to HSBC

Switch your account quickly, easily and securely

Thinking of switching banks? We’ve teamed up with the Current Account Switch Service to make moving your account to us a breeze.

  • We take care of everything
    All you need to do is tell us your old bank details and when you want to switch.
  • All your payments moved automatically
    Including all your existing regular payments like Direct Debits and your salary.
  • Stay updated at every step
    We’ll send you text alerts and tell you when everything’s sorted.
  • Your switch completed in just 7 working days
    From start to finish, that’s all it takes (you'll need your new current account ready to switch into).

How it works

The Current Account Switch Service makes switching from your old current account to us quick and simple.

As part of the service, we’ll transfer all your payment mandates (like Direct Debits and your salary) over to your new HSBC account. And any payments sent to your old account will be automatically redirected to your new one. Once the switch is complete we’ll let you know everything’s done, and your old account will be closed.

Everything is backed by the Current Account Switch Guarantee (PDF, 355 KB), so in the unlikely event that anything goes wrong, you won't be out of pocket.

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Switch bank accounts online

Don't have a current account with us?

Please apply for a current account first. You'll be able to switch to us as part of your online application.

Already have a current account with us?

If you already have a current account, you can switch via the HSBC Mobile Banking app.

To do this:

  1. Log on to the app
  2. From the home screen, select the current account you want to switch into
  3. Select ‘View more’
  4. Select 'Current account switch' option, and follow the instructions from there.

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