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Switch bank accounts to us

Join the thousands of customers who've switched their current account to HSBC

Switch your account quickly, easily and securely

Thinking of switching banks? We’ve teamed up with the Current Account Switch Service to make moving your account to us a breeze.

  • We take care of everything

    All you need to do is tell us your old bank details and when you want to switch.

  • All your payments moved automatically

    Including all your existing regular payments like Direct Debits and your salary.

  • Stay updated at every step

    We’ll send you text alerts and tell you when everything’s sorted.

  • Your switch completed in just 7 working days

    From start to finish, that’s all it takes (you'll need your new current account ready to switch into).

Our latest switching offers

Get £110 and more when you switch to HSBC Advance

Get £110, plus a £30 Uber Eats voucher or The Dining Out Gift Card, when you switch using the Current Account Switch Service.

To qualify for Advance, you'll need to pay in £1,750 a month (or £10,500 over 6 months) and be approved for an arranged overdraft of £1,000+. Offer for new customers only. This offer ends 31 October 2021. Further offer eligibility and T&Cs apply.

Get £110 and more when you switch to HSBC Premier

Get £110, plus a £30 Uber Eats voucher or The Dining Out Gift Card, when you switch using the Current Account Switch Service.

To qualify for Premier, you must have an income of £75,000+ and 1 other eligible HSBC product, or meet our other eligibility criteria. Offer for new customers only. This offer ends 31 October 2021. Further offer eligibility and T&Cs apply.

How it works

The Current Account Switch Service makes switching from your old current account to us quick and simple.

As part of the service, we’ll transfer all your payment mandates (like Direct Debits and your salary) over to your new HSBC account. And any payments sent to your old account will be automatically redirected to your new one. Once the switch is complete we’ll let you know everything’s done, and your old account will be closed.

Everything is backed by the Current Account Switch Guarantee (PDF, 355 KB), so in the unlikely event that anything goes wrong, you won't be out of pocket.

Useful documents

current account switch guarantee

Switch bank accounts online

Don't have a current account with us?

Please apply for a current account first. You'll be able to switch to us as part of your online application.

Already got a current account with us?

If you already have an account, you'll need to switch by visiting us in-branch. For your safety we recommend doing so only if it's urgent because of the coronavirus situation.

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