Open An Account

Welcome to HSBC's online account opening process.

Follow these simple steps:

Step 1 of 5Tell Us About Yourself

Step 2 of 5Confirm Your Identity

Step 3 of 5Complete Signature Card

Step 4 of 5Customize Your Account

Step 5 of 5Fund Your Account

Done. Account Opening Process is Complete.


What would you like to do?
What would you like to do?

You will need to have the following information to complete the process today:

  1. Your Social Security or Tax ID Number.
  2. Your Driver's License or ID card issued by a state DMV. If you don't have either of these, we will ask you for copies of other acceptable identification as we process your application.
  3. Information about any loans or mortgages that you may have to help us confirm your identity.
  4. For instant funding, you will need your current bank account and routing numbers.
  5. If applying for a joint account, you will need the Secondary Applicant's name, Social Security or Tax ID Number, and Date of Birth.
  6. If a non-US citizen, you will need your Resident Alien Card (Green Card) or complete passport information.


Note: All applicants must be U.S. residents and at least 18 years of age

You will be applying for an HSBC account through our online account opening. Please note, we are in the process of updating our application to include all information needed to open your account. We may require you to speak to an HSBC representative to complete the account opening process.

Prior to proceeding, we wanted to let you know what to expect :

  • The process to complete the application may take approximately 30 minutes
  • When you reach the application summary page, please take note and write down your application ID to help us facilitate the process
  • You may be required to speak with an HSBC representative for additional information before we can start your HSBC relationship