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Living and banking in Canada

Get your new life in Canada off to a great start with help from our international services.

We'll help you get your banking sorted sooner

Moving to a different country can feel a little daunting at times. That's why, if you're new to Canada, we'll help you set up all your banking, so you can get settled more quickly and easily. 

Life in Canada


Heading overseas? Find out about the fees and charges when using your card in another country or territory. 


Discover everything you need to know about relocating to Canada. 

Why choose HSBC for international banking

  • Get a chequing account that's built for today
    Manage your money easily online, via app, by phone and in-branch. You'll also get a contactless debit card and can deposit cheques with your phone.
  • Enjoy exclusive offers
    With some of our accounts, you can access offers and discounts in Canada and beyond – on everything from dining to travel, shopping and more.
  • Bank internationally with ease
    As one of the world's biggest global banks, with operations in many countries and territories worldwide, we make banking across borders simple.
  • Send money around the world
    Send up to a total of $200,000 every day through wire transfers.

Products you might be interested in


Our premium chequing account, with unlimited transactions, unlimited ATM rebates and a dedicated Relationship Manager. 


The bank account that gives you more, with unlimited transactions and up to 5 ATM rebates a month. 


Earn 3% in travel rewards and avoid fees when spending abroad. 


Medical and dental cover if you're moving to, or just visiting, Canada. 

Open an account to use our services

Already in Canada?

If you've already arrived in Canada, the first thing you'll need to do is open a chequing account. Explore our accounts to find the one that's best for you.

Not yet in Canada?

If you're moving to Canada find out how you can open a chequing account before you arrive.

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