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Greater Bay Area

Bridging the GBA. Spanning the globe.

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Get the most out of the Greater Bay Area

Opportunity awaits in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macau Bay Area, also known as the Greater Bay Area (GBA). Whether you explore the GBA for leisure, education, banking services or more, HSBC can help.

We've been doing business for more than 150 years, and established an international network and leading market positions in Hong Kong and the Pearl River Delta region (PRD).

We can help you manage your growing cross-border needs, with diversified banking services solutions and professional advisory teams so you can make the most out of every new opportunity.

You can access our comprehensive banking services and support in Greater Bay Area, no matter through digital banking channels if you're at home, or visiting our branches.

HSBC Greater Bay Area Customer Service Hotline


(Personal Banking Only)

(24H, Mon - Sun)

Comprehensive personal banking support across the GBA

Wealth Management Connect

Cross-boundary Wealth Management Connect will be another crucial scheme in promoting cross-border investment following the Bond Connect, Shanghai-Hong Kong Stock Connect and Shenzhen-Hong Kong Stock Connect. We aim to continue providing our customers with outstanding services so they can seize international investment opportunities.

Cross-boundary Wealth Management Connect consists of both the Southbound and Northbound scheme. The aggregate investment quota for both Southbound and Northbound is RMB150 billion each. Individual investors each have an investment quota of RMB1 million.

The Southbound scheme allows eligible residents in mainland GBA cities to open designated investment accounts with participating banks in Hong Kong and invest directly in eligible investment products.

You are eligible for the Southbound scheme if you:

(1) Having full capacity for civil conduct;

(2) Have household registration in 9 cities in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area or have paid social security or personal income tax in 9 cities in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area for 5 consecutive years;

(3) Having more than 2 years of investment experience, and satisfying that the monthly balance of household financial net assets in the last three months is not less than RMB 1 million, or the monthly balance of household financial assets in the last three months is not less than RMB 2 million.

Eligible products 

  • Funds - domiciled in Hong Kong and authorized by the SFC, non-complex and with low to medium risk 
  • Bonds - non-complex and with low to medium risk 
  • RMB, Hong Kong dollar and foreign currency deposits. Examples of foreign currency including US dollar, Australian dollar, Canadian dollar, Swiss Franc, Euro, Japanese Yen, UK Pound Sterling, New Zealand dollar and Singapore dollar

HSBC Pulse Credit Card

Make the most of the GBA with

  • RMB100 discounts on amusement park tickets for 40,000 points, twice a year

  • RMB50 discounts on transport tickets for 20,000 points, twice a month

  • 3 times reward points for overseas spending

Home Mortgage Loan

Your one-stop service from consulting to application. Open to residents both within and outside mainland China. Includes home mortgage loans in Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Zhuhai, Dongguan, Foshan, Zhongshan for eligible residents from Hong Kong and Macau.

  • One-to-one service from our mortgage loan advisers

  • Free services: legal assistance, property valuation, mortgage contract notarisation, and property insurance throughout mortgage tenor

  • Currencies offered in RMB, HKD, USD

Worldwide status and support no matter where you are

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As an existing HSBC Jade client in mainland China, Hong Kong SAR, or Singapore, you can now enjoy the Jade within these countries / region.  Your Jade status in one country / region unlocks access to selected exclusive products, preferential rates, discounts and an enhanced level of service in these three Asia markets.

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Dedicated support is provided no matter where you are in the world. Being Premier doesn't stop when you cross the border. You'll get Premier status, wherever you bank with us.

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We understand your needs, and can provide you with financial services for studying overseas (including appointment booking services for overseas account opening), global transfers, worldwide emergency assistance and other related financial products, services, benefits and wealth planning support.


The contents under Cross-boundary Wealth Management Connect are based on “Implementation Arrangements for the Cross-boundary Wealth Management Connect Pilot Scheme in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area” released by The People's Bank of China Guangzhou Branch and Hong Kong Monetary Authority on 10 Sep 2021. They are not descriptions of our current services. Please note that the content may be subject to changes in the relevant regulations and laws.