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International transfers

How to send money reliably, conveniently and quickly with HSBC.

Move your money beyond borders

Whether you need to send money to family or friends abroad, pay overseas tuition, pay for an overseas property or transfer money to one of your international accounts, you can do it with HSBC Online Banking,
or with the HSBC HK Mobile Banking app.

What's the benefit of doing it online vs at the branch?

  • Faster
  • Cheaper
  • 24x7

Start HSBC Global Transfers or Telegraphic Transfer now

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There are two ways to send money overseas

  HSBC Global Transfers1
Telegraphic Transfer

What is it? 

 

These are free2, instant transfers to any HSBC account in the world. If you're an HSBC Jade, Premier or Advance customer, you can use this service to send money 24x7.

 

Because it's an instant transfer, you can be sure of the FX rate at the time of your transfer. It's also very convenient because you don't even need to know the receiver's Bank Identifier Code or address or anything like that.

Outward Telegraphic Transfer is for when you are sending money to overseas account with our extensive and secured bank-to-bank SWIFT network.
 
It uses our extensive correspondent banking network to let you send more than 40 different currencies to over 200 countries and territories worldwide. To use the  telegraphic transfer service, you'll need to have your receiver's complete bank account information, including the SWIFT code.

Cost

 

  • Via HSBC Online Banking: HKD503
  • Via the branch: HKD120 to HKD2403
  • Via phone banking (HSBC Jade and HSBC Premier customers): HKD120 to HKD2003

Ready to start?

 

Log on to HSBC Online or  Mobile Banking4,5 to start the transfer.
Save time and money and log on to HSBC Online Banking.
 
Alternatively, you can visit your nearest branch.

There are two ways to send money overseas

 

What is it? 

 

HSBC Global Transfers1

These are free2, instant transfers to any HSBC account in the world. If you're an HSBC Jade, Premier or Advance customer, you can use this service to send money 24x7.

 

Because it's an instant transfer, you can be sure of the FX rate at the time of your transfer. It's also very convenient because you don't even need to know the receiver's Bank Identifier Code or address or anything like that.

Telegraphic Transfer
Outward Telegraphic Transfer is for when you are sending money to overseas account with our extensive and secured bank-to-bank SWIFT network.
 
It uses our extensive correspondent banking network to let you send more than 40 different currencies to over 200 countries and territories worldwide. To use the  telegraphic transfer service, you'll need to have your receiver's complete bank account information, including the SWIFT code.
 

Cost

 

HSBC Global Transfers1
Telegraphic Transfer
  • Via HSBC Online Banking: HKD503
  • Via the branch: HKD120 to HKD2403
  • Via phone banking (HSBC Jade and HSBC Premier customers): HKD120 to HKD2003
 

Ready to start?

 

HSBC Global Transfers1
Log on to HSBC Online or  Mobile Banking4,5 to start the transfer.
Telegraphic Transfer
Save time and money and log on to HSBC Online Banking.
 
Alternatively, you can visit your nearest branch.

Explore our remittance service

Outward telegraphic transfer

Inward telegraphic transfer

FAQ

Related products

 

Whether you are buying or selling you can work out how much you will get for telegraphic transfers or banknotes.

 

HSBC Premier or HSBC Advance customers can set their own target rate and automatically make transactions when the rate is hit.

 

Access your savings whenever you need them, and earn interest at the same time.

Remarks

  1. HSBC Global Transfers is an instant transfer to self-named or third-party overseas personal HSBC accounts exclusively available to HSBC Jade, HSBC Premier and HSBC Advance customers. It is free of charge for HSBC Jade and Premier customers exclusively. The service is available for over 15 regions, including Australia, Mainland China, Singapore, the UK and the US, and more. See our full list of regions and complete tariffs guide.
  2. Free for HSBC Jade and HSBC Premier customers only.
  3. This is standard local handling charge of each outward telegraphic transfer issued. Additional charges may be levied by the bank, other banks and/or overseas banks.
  4. If you are first-time user of HSBC Global Transfers, please log on to HSBC Online Banking and link up all of your accounts by selecting 'Add/ remove a country or territory' in 'My banking' menu. Please have your Mobile Security Key or Security Device ready for the set-up.
  5. If you would like to make transfer to third party overseas personal HSBC accounts via HSBC Global Transfers, please log on to HSBC Online Banking and add them as new payees first.  You'll need your Mobile Security Key or Security Device ready with you for the set-up.