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Who can apply
The HSBC Student Chequing Account3 is available to
Canadian residents (Canada residential address), and
At least 18 years old, and
Enrolled as a full-time student in a Canadian post-secondary school education program
Information you’ll need to have on hand to apply
Your current email address and telephone number
Primary addresses you've lived at for the last 3 years
Proof of full-time enrollment in a Canadian post-secondary school program (student ID, school schedule, recent transcript, acceptance letter or letter from Registrar’s Office confirming enrollment)
Primary ID: Including original, valid government issued photo identification
Secondary ID: Including original, valid ABM card, Credit Card, College/University Student ID or CNIB Card bearing photo and signature
Tax residency information including SIN/SSN/TIN (if available)
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New to HSBC?
Apply online for an HSBC Student Chequing account and receive a $50* cash bonus!
With HSBC EasyI.D. your identity is verified instantly making it faster, easier and more convenient. Before you start, have one of the following pieces of I.D. on-hand (make sure the I.D. you are using hasn’t expired):
- Driver’s Licence or
- Provincial government Issued I.D.
Already a customer?
Or give us a call toll free at 1-877-780-4722
(Monday to Friday, 9am to 9pm ET)
* Terms and conditions apply. Offer ends on April 30, 2022. Applies for new HSBC customers only.
2 HSBC Overdraft Protection is subject to additional eligibility requirements and standard credit approval. In addition to the Overdraft fees which are set out in the Credit Agreement - Line of Credit or Overdraft, HSBC chequing account service charges apply. Details of applicable service charges can be found in the Personal Service Charges Statement of Disclosure. Terms and conditions of the Credit Agreement – Line of Credit or Overdraft and Personal Banking Agreement apply.
3 The Student Chequing Account is available for full-time post-secondary students with proof of enrollment for a 5-year period after account opening. An additional 2 years will be granted with proof of post-secondary enrollment. You must also be at least 18 years old. When your eligibility period expires, we will notify you and invite you to convert the Student Chequing Account into the right bank account to meet your needs. If you do not take action, the Student Chequing Account will automatically convert to the Performance Chequing Limited Account (see Personal Service Charges Statement of Disclosure for account details and fees) on the date indicated on your notification.
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