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Certificate of Frozen Deposit

Whether you're going abroad to study, travel or even migrating to a new country, we can issue certificates of deposit with frozen deposit capabilities to facilitate your visa application, and support you with professional financial services that are all backed by our strong and renowned global reputation:

Key features

  • Professional credit certification in both Mandarin and English to facilitate your visa application

  • Our frozen deposit capabilities offer you flexible options during the freeze period

  • Apply for certificates of deposit conveniently via mobile or phone banking and the appropriate forms will be mailed directly to your home

  • HSBC Jade and Premier customers don't have to pay any fees or charges for certificates of deposit with frozen deposit capabilities

How to apply
How to Apply
How to Apply
How to Apply

HSBC Premier customers

HSBC Advance customers

Other customers


Please dial the country code of mainland China +86 if you are calling from overseas, Hong Kong SAR, Macau SAR, or Taiwan

Contact us

Leave your contact details with us and we’ll be in touch in 1-2 business days.

Am I eligible?

Deposit Certificates can be applied for by existing HSBC customers or the power of attorney of existing HSBC customers.

How do I apply?

Apply via Mobile banking customer service or HBCN hotline or you can visit an HSBC branch with valid identification documents. HSBC will not accept any applications by mail or fax.


Frozen Deposit Certificates are only to support visa applications for overseas travel, family visits, overseas study, business trips or immigration. They cannot be used for guarantees, pledges or other purposes.

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When your life becomes about more than just you, we’re here to support you with the surprises life throws your way, to help your family prosper, and to plan with you for whatever the future brings.

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