HSBC Bank International / Offshore Bank
HSBC Bank International is the offshore banking provider of the HSBC Group, with its head office based in Jersey. HSBC Bank International has the experience to offer tailored offshore financial solutions to individuals living & working abroad.
We require proof of your identity, your residential address and your existing banking arrangements.
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- A fully completed and signed application form
- One proof of identity
- One proof of address
- Existing bank statement for the last month
[h=2]Proof of identity[/h] Either your Passport or National Identity Card are acceptable. You must provide a full clear colour or black and white certified copy of your Passport or National Identity Card. This document should be current, valid (i.e. not out of date) and your certified photocopy must show your name, your photograph, the Passport or National Identity Card number, your date and place of birth, the issue and expiry dates. If you supply a certified copy of your National Identity Card, this must be photocopied on both sides.
[h=2]Proof of address[/h] You must provide one of the following original documents dated within the last 3 months:
A PO Box address can only be used as a correspondence address and verification documents of the PO Box address will not suffice unless they also make reference to the residential address e.g. a utility bill that quotes the building at which the utility is being used.
- Gas bill
- Most recent bank or credit card statement (Store cards are not accepted)
- Water bill (last 12 months)
- Electric bill
- Telephone bill (land line only)
- Mortgage statement
- Driving Licence or National Identity Card
- Local Authority or Council Tax bill (last 12 months)
- Sky or Cable TV bill
Please note that your statements must be full statements showing your bank or credit card providerís details and your name and address.
Please note that the documentation for proof of your identity and residential address must differ, therefore a National Identity Card, for example, cannot be accepted for two validations
[h=2]Existing bank statements[/h] We will require a certified copy of the most recent monthís main bank account statements. Temporary Transaction lists and eStatements are not acceptable.
[h=2]Certification of documents[/h] The following people can certify photocopies of your documents:
- Solicitor, Advocate, Lawyer or Notary Public who is a member of a recognised professional body
- Embassy or Consular Official
- Actuary who is a member of a recognised professional body
- Accountant or Tax Advisor who is a member of a recognised professional body
- Senior civil servant
- Member of the judiciary
[h=3]How to apply[/h]
To open an account with HSBC Expat, follow these four steps:
To be eligible for HSBC Advance you must maintain a minimum Relationship Balance of £25,000, or currency equivalent, across all your HSBC Expat accounts and investments.
HSBC Advance is free of monthly charges, however, a £15 underfunding fee will apply for any given month where your Relationship Balance falls below the minimum.
Cost of Life Insurance
Cost of life insurance ultimately depends on many factors including your age, gender, weight, if youíre a smoker, the amount
you wish to take out, the period you plan on taking it out for, whether youíre a healthy weight, have an illness (terminal or not)
and whether or not you work in a hazardous environment.
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