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Foreign currency accounts

Expand your deposit options

Local transactions, world class banking

Secure your savings and open a foreign currency deposit account with HSBC in 11 foreign currencies.

Features and benefits

  • Contactless Debit Card
    Enjoy secure and cash-free debit transactions in eleven different world currencies with HSBC's foreign currency debit card. What's more, no swiping is necessary - simply tap your card at designated contactless payment terminals here and abroad. Find out more about Contactless Debit Cards.
  • Monthly statement
    You can receive a monthly account statement consolidating all your accounts with HSBC.
  • Favorable perks
    Earn interest on your deposits. Take advantage of our No Minimum Maintaining Balance benefit with HSBC Advance/Personal Banking and HSBC Premier Account Packages.

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HSBC Foreign Currency Savings Account

Manage foreign currency with ease in the comfort of your own country/region. Our Foreign Currency Savings Account gives you a debit card and allows you to transact in eleven different world currencies.


Australian Dollar, Canadian Dollar, Euro, Hong Kong Dollar, Japanese Yen, New Zealand Dollar, Pound Sterling, Renminbi, Singapore Dollar, Swiss Franc and US Dollar.


For flexibility with transactions, a Foreign Currency Savings Account offers guaranteed security for your hard-earned money.

HSBC Foreign Currency Time Deposit Account

Earn interest when you lock up your funds for 1 month, 2 months, 3 months, 4 months, 6 months or 1 year. With this type of account, you can enjoy transacting in the following currencies.


Australian Dollar, Canadian Dollar, Hong Kong Dollar, New Zealand Dollar, Pound Sterling Renminbi, and US Dollar.


Minimum balance requirement applies*.


You qualify for HSBC Premier in the Philippines if you maintain a minimum Total Relationship Balance (TRB) of PHP3,000,000 or its foreign currency equivalent, or a mortgage loan of at least PHP6,000,000. Your TRB would include your deposits and investments.

To become an HSBC Personal Banking customer, you must submit income proof of a monthly gross salary of Php50,000 (or its foreign currency equivalent).

Note: Withdrawal of foreign currency notes over the counter is subject to availability. Customers are advised to order foreign currency cash 3 working days in advance to ensure transactions are completed.

Apply by phone

Call us on: (02)8858-0000

Minimum balance requirements

*HSBC Foreign Currency Time Deployment Account minimum balance requirement
Currency HSBC Minimum Balance Requirement
Australian Dollar AUD3,000
Canadian Dollar CAD2,500
Hong Kong Dollar HKD20,000
New Zealand Dollar NZD3,000
Renminbi RMB20,000
Sterling Pound GBP2,500

Minimum balance requirements

*HSBC Foreign Currency Time Deployment Account minimum balance requirement
Currency Australian Dollar
HSBC Minimum Balance Requirement
Currency Canadian Dollar
HSBC Minimum Balance Requirement
Currency Hong Kong Dollar
HSBC Minimum Balance Requirement
Currency New Zealand Dollar
HSBC Minimum Balance Requirement
Currency Renminbi
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Currency Sterling Pound
HSBC Minimum Balance Requirement

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HSBC Premier is an individually tailored package of exclusive premier banking services that can be accessed from anywhere you choose to live or work.


Experience a new style of banking that revolves around your needs and is tailored to what you want.


Our world-class Peso accounts are designed to increase your finances by giving instant access to savings, backed by a competitive interest rate.

For inquiries or complaints, please call HSBC's Customer Service at (02) 8858-0000 or (02)7976-8000 from Metro Manila, +1-800-1-888-8555 PLDT domestic toll-free, (International Access Code) + 800-100-85-800 international toll-free for selected countries/regions, or talk to us through Chat by clicking on the icon at the bottom right of our homepage. If you want to find out more about HSBC's customer feedback procedures, please visit

The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited is an entity regulated by the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (Bangko Sentral) You may get in touch with the Bangko Sentral Consumer Protection and Market Conduct Office through their Email:; Webchat:; Facebook: or SMS: 021582277 (for Globe subscribers only).

Deposits are insured by PDIC up to PHP500,000 per depositor.

Note: Do not provide your account or credit card numbers or disclose any other confidential information or banking instructions through chat.

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