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HSBC Currency Account

Easily manage your foreign currency
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Managing your foreign currency

The HSBC Currency Account is an easy-to-manage currency holding account, with no monthly account fee. With accounts available in 14 major currencies, it allows you to make payments into and out of your accounts.

Designed to support your international lifestyle, with easy access to your account via online banking, you can manage your finances wherever you are in the world.

Account features:

  • No account fee

    There's no monthly fee for the account and no payment fee when sending money to another HSBC account anywhere in the world. You can also make payments to non HSBC accounts overseas fees may apply.

  • Live exchange rates

    With live rates updated by the second during market hours, we'll provide you with our most up-to-date foreign exchange rate available when making payments.

  • Online access

    You can easily make transfers between your HSBC accounts or send money to an account abroad via online banking.

  • Managing your payments

    You can create immediate international payments or set these up online up to a year in advance or on a recurring basis.

  • Bank in the currency of your choice

    Choose to hold your account in one of 14 major currencies including Euro, US Dollar and Chinese Renminbi.

HSBC Currency Account

Find out how to apply for a HSBC Currency Account today

How to apply for a HSBC Currency Account

Apply online

If you're registered for online banking you can apply online.

Frequently Asked Questions

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