Need to open an account in another country?
Whether you're moving to a new country or are interested in investing abroad, we can help. We'll get you ready with new accounts that give you seamless access to your finances.
Opening an account in another country
For HSBC Malta customers looking to open an account abroad, all you need to do is contact the International Personal Centre at our Sliema branch in a suitable time before leaving Malta. We'll arrange everything so your account will be ready when you arrive at your destination. We can also provide information to help you with your move.
Opening an account in Malta as a foreign national
To make opening a Malta account as easy as possible, we can help you before you arrive.
Accounts may be opened in euro, pound sterling, United States dollars and all other major currencies.
How do you apply?
It only takes a few minutes to complete our online form.
You’ll also have the chance to apply for an HSBC Advance or HSBC Premier account if you’re eligible.
After submitting your application, you will be contacted by one of our representatives who will guide you as to what is required next to finalise your application.
What do I need for the application?
Before you start, it’s best to have the following to hand:
Second Verification Document
Document to verify the contact number
Document confirming link with Malta (not applicable to Maltese nationals)
Confirmation of Tax Residency
Kindly provide us with all the requested documents. If all documents are not attached to the application form, we may NOT be in a position to process the application.
These are generally all the documents we require for the opening of personal accounts, however there may be instances where we may be required to obtain further supporting documentation. If this is the case, we will inform you about this during or after our meeting.
What we will provide
- a current, savings or basic bank account
- an HSBC Visa International Debit card
- HSBC Online Banking & HSBC Mobile Banking (it is best that you bring your smartphone or tablet to your appointment)
- phone banking
It only takes a few minutes to apply online and become an HSBC customer.
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