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International Services

Trusted services for your international journey

Through our global footprint, HSBC can help you achieve your plans whether you're looking to live or study abroad. Whether you're planning to move overseas or to Mauritius, we are here to assist you for your financial needs overseas and managing your money between countries.

Why bank internationally with HSBC?

Available in more than 30 countries and regions

Our network covers Europe, Asia, North and Latin America, and the Middle East and North Africa.

One of the world's leading international banks

We've been around for over 150 years and we've won industry awards around the world for our customer service.

Guidance you can trust, no matter who you are

Whether you're an individual looking to live, work or study abroad, you'll benefit from our guidance.

Our international services

 

Payment solutions for international transfers and access to your money

 

Help for account set up, guides and emergency assistance

Tips and information to support your international journey

Study abroad

We want your child to comfortably settle into student life. So, we'll help you understand what to prepare, from managing your finances to applying to universities across the world.

Student resources

Visas, health insurance to accommodation, every country has its own requirements.

Some student checklists to get your started on studying abroad:

 
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Unsure about moving? Here's why an international education could be right for you.

 
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Decided where in the world you want to study? Comparing these 4 countries may help you choose your school now.

 
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The world of higher education is changing to bridge a 'skills gap'. But are students ready for that transition?

 
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Advice and guidance for international students and parents who have been affected by COVID-19.

 
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See what apps people are using for chatting, tipping, banking or packing.

 
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Read our tips to find out what to do once you arrive in your new country.

 
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Over 1 million international students study in the US every year. Find out what their favourite states are.

 
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A flexible and diverse learning environment are among the things you'll appreciate.

 
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With over 100 museums, 1,700 parks and good schools in every borough, New York continues to be a top destination to study.

Parent resources

 
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Learn about the 8 ways to fund your overseas education.

 
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With some research, you can estimate the cost of an overseas education and plan ahead.

 
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Studying abroad is the start of an exciting journey. With careful planning, it will be rewarding for everyone.

 
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Understand your child's banking needs and it'll be easier to choose an account that's right.

 
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Find out about the soft skills and life skills that can prepare students for university and beyond.

 
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The transition to university can be a challenge for you and your children, but there are ways to adjust.

 
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Admissions intel, practical advice and best-selling university guides for parents and students.

Moving and living abroad

Are you researching a move or are you already several steps into your relocation?

Our country checklists are designed to give you some of the essential info you need in your first 3 months for a successful start to life abroad

Resources

 
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Will you be covered, or should you go private? We've compared 5 countries to get you started.

 
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Organising your accounts before you move is not just about meeting your daily banking needs. It's also financially prudent.

 
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Good home renovations start with great planning. Stretch your budget with our top 10 tips.

 
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Avoid extra charges while abroad with learn more with FX tips to save money.

 
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Quality family time can benefit your children's reading, language and maths skills.

 
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It doesn't have to cost you a fortune to stay fit and healthy in your new country.

 
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You'll get a smoother ride to your destination with these nifty public transport apps.

 
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Education is not just about academics. Here's 7 things to think about when you're moving country and changing schools.

Working abroad

Be prepared for working abroad with our top tips and information to support you and your family.

Resources

 
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You'll need a visa to work in Singapore, the UK, Hong Kong and the US. These are the basics to get you started.

 
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Being your own boss is very different from being an employee. Do you have what it takes to succeed?

 
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Understand the technology, curate your space and for goodness sake, don't wear stripes!

 
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Why is one country more business-friendly than others, and what helps a business thrive?

Overseas account

We can help you open an overseas account in more than 30 destinations around the world. You can start your international journey before you leave Mauritius and hence access your money as soon as you arrive in your destination country.

How to arrange for an overseas account before you move overseas?

Request a call back

Leave your details to let us know what you're looking for. We'll aim to call you on your preferred date and time.

Opening an overseas account within HSBC global network will also facilitate your funds transfer:

  • to your overseas account from your local HSBC account
  • worldwide among your overseas HSBC account

You will save precious time as assistance can be provided to set up your account abroad even before you arrive in your new country/region.