Get peace of mind when you and your family travel abroad
As a Premier customer, you're not just with a UK bank, you're with an international bank - which is why should anything unexpected happen, you'll receive the emergency assistance you need.
For example, if your credit cards are lost or stolen, we can replace them within 36 hours. Or, if your cash is lost or stolen, we can arrange an emergency cash transfer of up to US $2,000 at 245,000 locations worldwide.
If you're calling from outside the UK, phone +44 1226 260 260.
Our 24-hour telephone banking is subject to scheduled maintenance periods. To help us continually improve our service and in the interests of security, we may monitor and/or record your telephone call with us.
Apply for HSBC Premier:
To open a Premier account, you must meet certain financial and other criteria.
HSBC Premier is available to you, if you pay your annual income into your HSBC Premier Bank Account and have either:
- savings or investments of at least £50,000 with HSBC in the UK; or
- an individual annual income of at least £75,000 and one of the following products with HSBC in the UK: a mortgage, investment, life insurance or protection product.
Or if you’ve already qualified for HSBC Premier in another country.
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Apply for an HSBC Premier Bank Account
Apply by phone
Apply in branch
You can apply for the HSBC Premier Bank Account by visiting one of our branches. You’ll just need to bring some identification, proof of your address and a recent bank statement.
Existing HSBC customers:
Non HSBC customers:
Brochures and key facts
HSBC Premier is subject to status. We'll review your account on a regular basis and if you no longer meet the qualifying criteria, we'll transfer your account to a Bank Account.
Account opening and credit is subject to status. All applicants are required to provide a passport or national ID card and proof of permanent residential address.
In line with new UK banking rules, we're creating a separate ring-fenced bank called HSBC UK for our personal and commercial customers.
For more information, please visit: www.hsbc.co.uk/ringfencedbank
Before applying, please take the time to read the following documents. You may also want to save them for future reference.