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£75 when you switch with HSBC Bank Account

If you’re new to HSBC, get £75 by opening an HSBC Bank Account using the Current Account Switch Service (CASS). 


Instruct us to start a full switch of a current account with at least 2 Direct Debits/Standing Orders using CASS within 30 days of your Bank Account being opened.


If your application is successful, you’ll receive the £75 within 30 days of the switch completion date.

You'll need to pay in a minimum of £500 per month, or £3000 over 6 months, to be eligible. Full details of the offer can be found here.

Benefits of HSBC Bank Account

  • Set up Direct Debits and standing orders
  • Cash withdrawals up to £300 per day
  • Available overdraft service, subject to status
  • See your accounts from different banks together in

    one place with our Connected Money app1 2

How HSBC Bank Account can help you

Overdraft service

You can arrange an overdraft on your Bank Account, subject to your credit status. Use our overdraft calculator to understand how much interest you will pay when you use your arranged overdraft. For full details of our overdraft rates and charges see our price list.

Lending options to suit you

Enjoy the freedom to do more with an HSBC Credit Card or Personal Loan, subject to status.

Stress free switching

The Current Account Switch Service is simple, stress-free and supported by our dedicated switching team.

HSBC Visa Debit card

  • Visa offers
  • Contactless functionality
  • Available to use in 160 countries3

Everyday banking

Choose how you want to bank either by online, mobile or telephone banking4. You can check your balance, pay bills and send money to family and friends.

1For HSBC UK customers only with Online Banking & iPhone, iOS 10 or above. 

2Apple and iPhone are trademarks of Apple Inc. registered in the U.S and other countries. 

Using your Debit Card outside the UK: The exchange rate that applies to any debit card payments in a foreign currency (including cash withdrawals) is the Visa scheme exchange rate used by VISA on the day the conversion is made plus a Non-sterling transaction fee, which is currently 2.75% of the transaction amount (and for cash withdrawals  a Cash Fee of 2% of the cash withdrawal (minimum: £1.75, maximum: £5)). We will make the conversion and deduct the payment from your account once we receive details of the payment from VISA, at the latest the next working day. Details of the current Visa scheme exchange rates are available at

4Our telephone, online and mobile banking services are open 24 hours a day subject to scheduled maintenance periods. During busy periods calls may be transferred outside the UK. Textphone is not available in the Channel Islands and Isle of Man. To help us continually improve our service, and in the interests of security, we may monitor and/or record your calls with us. 


Apply for HSBC Bank Account

New to HSBC?

It only takes a few minutes to apply online for a sole or joint Bank Account.

EU residents living outside the UK must apply in branch and all parties will need to be present.


Existing customers

HSBC Current Account customers can book an appointment to apply in branch by calling 03457 404 404.

From outside the UK +44 1226 261 010.

You'll need to bring identification and proof of your address.

Things you should know

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