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Applying for an account online just got easier using HSBC EasyID™

Apply for an account faster – without visiting a branch

With HSBC EasyID you can start and finish your account application online and within a few minutes with instant identity verification.  

Just one form of ID needed for online account opening

Before you start, you’ll need to have one of the following valid, unexpired pieces of ID on-hand: 

  • Passport
  • Driver’s Licence or
  • Provincial government Issued ID

How it works:

When prompted, using your mobile phone or tablet:

1. Take a photo of your valid ID.

2. Capture your selfie or short video. Don’t worry you can retake if you don’t like it!

3. Complete the application.


If you are on your laptop or desktop, we just ask you to switch to your mobile device to complete those steps.

That’s it! 

You can now open one of these accounts digitally with HSBC EasyID:

  • HSBC Premier
  • HSBC Advance
  • HSBC Performance Chequing-Unlimited
  • HSBC Performance Chequing-Limited
  • High Rate Savings Account
  • HSBC World Elite® Mastercard®
  • HSBC +Rewards™ Mastercard®
  • HSBC Mastercard®

®/TM World Elite and Mastercard are registered trademarks, and the circles design and tap & go are trademarks of Mastercard International Incorporated. Used pursuant to license.

TM HSBC +Rewards is a trademark of HSBC Group Management Services Limited. Used pursuant to license.

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