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HSBC international services

With a global network in more than 60 countries and territories, HSBC can help you and your family travel internationally, study abroad or relocate overseas.

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HSBC can help you set off on adventure

Looking to travel internationally, study abroad, or relocate or work overseas?

These are some of life's most important moments and HSBC is here to help. 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.

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We'll help you:

  • safely and conveniently make international education payments

  • plan ahead by making an appointment to open an overseas account

  • make timely fund transfers to meet your child's needs with our Global Transfer to Family service

  • prepare and make your journey a reality, with our 5 steps to planning an international education

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We offer:

  • HSBC credit cards so you can enjoy a wide range of travel benefits throughout your adventure

  • overseas travel deposit certificates services

  • foreign exchange services, with real-time exchange of up to 10 major currencies

  • emergency cash of up to US$2,000 with Global Emergency Assistance

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We have:

  • a global network spanning the US, Australia, UK, Canada and many other countries and territories, to help you live and work abroad with ease

  • global Premier benefits when you join HSBC Premier

  • global wealth management services that support global transfers and remittances via multiple channels, both online and offline

Join HSBC Premier and enjoy exclusive privileges

  • Stay Premier, wherever you go

    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.

  • Overseas* HSBC account opening booking

    We have a dedicated team who give free support to customers planning to study overseas. They’ll help you to get all the relevant information together to apply for a Premier account overseas. Our overseas staff will also arrange for a meeting with you/your child upon your arrival abroad.

  • Global emergency cash services

    We’ll replace any lost credit cards within 24 hours, and get you emergency cash of up to USD2,000 if you need it, at any of our branches worldwide.

  • A global view of your money

    Connect all of your accounts in different countries with Global View. Transfer your different currencies from one account to another instantly and for free as a Premier customer.

*Includes overseas territories, Hong Kong SAR, Macau SAR and Taiwan

Contact us

Open an account online

Scan the QR code below to apply for an account online. On a mobile device? Select the QR code directly to get started.

Make an online appointment

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

Call us

HSBC International Education Financial Services Hotline (For personal banking services only)


(24H, Mon - Sun)

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

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