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Get up to $150 when you open an HSBC Student Account.

Pursuing a new degree in Canada? Embark on your education journey and get up to $150 welcome bonus from May 16 to December 31, 2022.


Banking with no pains, just gains

Get up to $150* when you open a Student chequing account, register for online banking within 30 days, and complete the following

  • $50 – Deposit $1,000 within one month of account opening 
  • $100 – if you open your account online 

Plus, 

  • Get an additional $50 when you send two International foreign exchange wire transfers within six months of account opening 
  • Get an additional $50 when you open a safety deposit box within six months of account opening

 

* Welcome Bonus Terms and Conditions

Easy banking with no monthly fees for students

Helping you to stay on top of your money during your studies in Canada

Online Account Opening

  • Open your account online and receive $100 cash bonus* 
  • Account can be set up before you arrive in Canada to make it easier for you to make arrangements for your tuition fees, housing fees and expenses

Saving Made Simple

  • $0 monthly fees 
  • No minimum balance required 
  • Unlimited chequing account transactions4

Banking Made Easy

  • INTERAC e-Transfer® fee waived 
  • Free withdrawals from your account at HSBC Bank Canada or EXCHANGE® Network ATMs 
  • Free mobile cheque deposit 
  • Secure Mobile & Online banking

Build Your Credit History

  • HSBC credit card1 with a minimum $1,000 credit limit 
  • Overdraft protection2 with a minimum $500 limit to cover for occasional shortfalls in your account

Start banking with us

Students who are not in Canada yet

Eligibility

  • Holds a valid Canadian study permit issued for a term of 12 months or more, and 
  • At least 17 years old, and 
  • Enrolled as a full-time student in a Canadian post-secondary school education program 

New to Canada

  • Never studied in Canada? Don’t worry, we got you covered with our Canada checklist

Students who are in Canada

Eligibility

  • Canadian residents (Canada residential address), and 
  • At least 17 years old, and 
  • Enrolled as a full-time student in a Canadian post-secondary school education program

Open your chequing account online

  • Start banking with us easily with our HSBC EasyID online application in the comfort of your home

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