Updated May 1, 2020
Supporting our customers is our top priority
We’re committed to supporting and working with our customers to understand the financial hardship your business may be experiencing. We will continue to update this page with more details as they become available.
You can now apply for the Canada Emergency Business Account by filling out our application form. If you have any additional questions, please review the most common questions and answers below or contact your Relationship Manager.
More details on the relief programs are available on the Government of Canada website.
CA $40,000 loan at 0% interest until Dec 31, 2022.
Apply for the Canada Emergency Business Account (CEBA) or view some of our frequently asked questions.
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Apply for CRA direct deposit via HSBCnet of the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy through CRA.
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The BCAP Guarantee is an EDC-guaranteed loan to help Canadian businesses impacted by COVID-19. Small businesses who qualify can access up to CA $1.25 million as a short-term loan. Funds are meant to be used to cover expenses that are critical to business continuity (such as rent, payroll, and other operational costs).
EDC BCAP Guarantee features
- EDC will guarantee 80% of your loan for 1 year, with the potential to renew for another year.
- Your loan is repayable in full after 1 year (on the 12-month anniversary).
- There’s an EDC guarantee fee of 1.8% on the loan amount.
- You may defer the fee payment by 6 months.
- Your loan may be renewed for another year. We will review the credit and EDC will need to approve the renewal. If your renewal is approved, an additional 1.8% guarantee fee will be charged.
To apply for the EDC BCAP Guarantee or view some of our frequently asked questions.
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HSBC financial relief support
If your business is experiencing financial hardship due to COVID-19, and is interested in deferral options or programs beyond the Canada Emergency Business account, you may be eligible to qualify for additional relief measures we offer.