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Why bank with HSBC ?

Bank with HSBC and benefit from a world-class suite of services
that enables you to build, manage and protect your wealth at home or abroad.

  • Wealth management
    A unique range of investments and financing
    solutions serves you to meet your needs
    throughout any step of your life.
  • International banking
    Experience banking without boundaries
    across over 45 countries
    and territories worldwide.
  • Personalised assistance
    We do our utmost to build a relationship
    of trust, through an individualised
    and tailor-made approach.
  • Sustainability
    HSBC is committed to protecting the environment
    and responsible financing, putting corporate social
    responsibility at the heart of its strategy.

Join HSBC in 3 easy steps:


 

Opening an account abroad
Opening an account abroad

You are moving abroad. You can open an account now
and have your bank card on your arrival.

Preparing for your arrival in France
Preparing for your arrival in France

You are abroad and want to open an account in France:

0 810 246 810 (Service 0,09 € / appel + prix appel) 0 810 246 810 (Service 0,09 € / appel + prix appel)
 

* Dial +33 810 246 810 from abroad.

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What to consider before making an appointment

In your first meeting, your
relationship manager
will want to know about you,
your goals and aspirations
for the future.

Documents to bring with you
 
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Needed documents to open your account

On the day of your appointment with your future personal Relationship Manager in the nearest HSBC branch, please make sure you’ll be bringing the following documents listed below:

  • An official and unexpired ID (including your photo and signature)
    - National Identity Card
    - Passport
    - Residence Permit
  • A proof of domicile:
    - Last notice of assessment, property tax, or tax paid on residence
    - A utility invoice from la Compagnie des eaux, EDF or GDF from within the last 3 months
    - A land line invoice from within the last 3 months

    If you are lodging free-of-charge, the three following documents must be provided:
    - Written attestation of lodging, dated and signed by the host
    - A copy of the host's proof of identity
    - A copy of the host's proof of residence

If you plan to open a joint account, please note you will be asked to provide your personal Relationship Manager with these documents for each co-holder.

 
 
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Opening an account abroad

HSBC Group looks after your banking needs all over the world.

HSBC Group is present in 76 countries, with retail banking activities in 43 countries.

HSBC makes it easier for you to move abroad, by opening an account in the country you are moving to from France and delivering your bank cards to you.

To open an account in the country you are moving to(1), before leaving France and allowing
10 days(2), contact the HSBC France International Banking Centre on 0 810 815 819(3),
which will handle your request.

Your bank cards and online banking login details will be sent to you within 10 working days(2).

It should be noted that the possibility of opening an account depends on the local constraints
of a regulatory nature. The IBC HSBC France is available to answer your questions.

(1) According to applicable regulations, individuals resident in France for tax purposes are required to declare any accounts opened, used or closed in another country in their tax return. Failure to meet these requirements may result in the payment of a fine and back tax.
(2) 10 working days after your full application is received, subject to acceptance by the HSBC branch concerned and in accordance with applicable local regulations.
(3) From 9.00 a.m. to 6.30 p.m. Monday to Friday and from 9.00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m. Saturday.
Cost may vary according to operator.

 
 
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Preparing for your arrival in France

HSBC France offers a range of solutions
meeting your international banking needs.

You are abroad and want to open an account in France:
contact your local IBC (International Banking Centre).

Your IBC will also be able to answer all of your questions about France and its banking services.

Opening a new account depends on the local constraints of a regulatory nature.

If you become a tax resident in France, you will be required to declare any accounts opened, used or closed abroad in your tax return.

To get your IBC contact details please refer to your agency or the Customer Relations Centre.