How To Open HSBC Bank Account

How To Open HSBC Bank Account

If you have been hearing a lot about the HSBC Bank and you want to know How To Open HSBC Bank Account then this article is your best choice.


In Singapore, opening a bank account follows the same procedure at almost every bank. However, the process and requirements may vary depending on the bank and the type of account that you may want to create.

Eligibility Criteria for Opening HSBC Bank Account

To be able to open a bank account at the HSBC Bank you must meet the following requirements:

  • You must be 15 years or older.
  • NRIC

Also, make sure you have :

  • A Proof of Residence Verified by a Passport for foreigners or bank statement/utility bills/mobile bills within 3 months etc
  • A valid pass (e.g. Employment Pass (EP) for foreigners
  • MyKad (for Malaysian citizens)
  • S-Pass or Student Pass for international students
  • Visit Pass/Dependent Pass

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Steps to Open a HSBC Bank Account Online

To open a HSBC Bank account instantly without visiting any branch follow the procedure below:

  1. Step 1:  For immediate savings account opening, go to download the HSBC Singapore app.
  2. Step 2:  Select open account and choose the type of account
  3. Step 3:  Now you have to verify your identity with any of the details mentioned in the eligibility requirement like the proof of address, and other paperwork.
  4. Step 4: After that proceed and set up your username and password
  5. Step 5:  The last step is to fill in your personal details, wait for approval, and get your account running.

After the account is opened, you can request for your debit card and account startup package.

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How To Open HSBC Bank Account at a Bank Branch

  1. You are required to go to the HSBC Bank branch in Singapore that is closest to you.
  2. After that, let the branch’s teller know that you want to create an account with them.
  3. And then, you have to complete the application to start an account. (The documents in the eligibility criteria above)
  4. All you need to do now is select the kind of bank account and know the basic facts.
  5. That’s all; all you need to do now is send in all the necessary paperwork.

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