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HSBC Premier Current Account


HSBC Premier Current Account

Enjoy recognition and benefits worldwide with an exclusive current account

Be covered for your lifetime.
International debit card Overdraft Monthly fee Internet banking
Free 1,500 BHD Free Yes

Here's what you get:

  • A current account available in Bahraini dinars, US dollars, Euros, or pounds sterling
  • A dedicated Relationship Manager who will help you maximise your money and spot suitable financial opportunities

International debit card:

  • Accepted at over 25 million retail outlets worldwide and over 1 million ATMs
  • Withdraw up to BHD 2,000 from HSBC Bahrain ATMs and Switch ATMs in Bahrain
  • Link up to two additional accounts to your debit card

Plus:

  • Free Internet banking, Phone Banking, and SMS alerts – bank wherever, and whenever it's convenient for you
  • Free cheque books - if your cheque book is lost or stolen, use the 'Stop Cheque' service to protect your assets
  • Overdraft protection and bill auto-payment options
HSBC Premier*
Monthly income** BHD 4,000
Combined average relationship balance BHD 35,000 (or its equivalent)

* Current accounts are also available in currencies other than those mentioned above.
There is a BHD 20 monthly charge if the combined relationship balance is not met.

** To keep enjoying our Premier Service, you will need to build a minimum of 30% of the total relationship balance within the next 6 months (BD 10,500) and 100% of the total relationship balance in 12 months (BD 35,000).


Bahraini Nationals
Original (i) Passport and (ii) CPR and SMART Card Printout

If CPR/Smart Card is under issuance:

  • Undertaking Letter Signed by Customer and Proof of Address
  • Proof of Address (Whom it may concern letter issued by CPR Office regarding the customer address) or Letter issued from the customer employer confirming the current residential address
  • Proof of Income / Wealth.

GCC Nationals
Original (i) GCC Local ID OR CPR & SMART Card printout (ii) Passport (iii) Proof of Address (iv) Proof of Income / Wealth.

If CPR/Smart Card is under issuance:

  • Undertaking Letter Signed by Customer and Proof of Address
  • Proof of Address (Whom it may concern letter issued by CPR Office regarding the customer address) or Letter issued from the customer employer confirming the current residential address

Expatriate Residents of Bahrain
Original (i) Passport (ii) Resident Permit and (iii) CPR & SMART Card printout (iv) Proof of Income / Wealth.

If CPR is under issuance:

  • Undertaking Letter Signed by Customer and Proof of Address
  • Proof of Address (Whom it may concern letter issued by CPR Office regarding the customer address) or Letter issued from the customer employer confirming the current residential address

Expat non-residence of Bahrain
Original (i) Passport and (ii) Proof of Address (iii) Proof of Income / Wealth.

A Service charge of BHD 20 per month will be levied if a minimum average relationship balance of BHD 35,000 (or equivalent in foreign currency) is not maintained in deposits/investments with HSBC Bahrain.
The service will be discontinued if the required balance is not maintained for 6 months in a year.

A Service charge of BHD 20 per month will be levied if a minimum monthly average relationship balance of BHD 35,000 (or equivalent in foreign currency) is not maintained in deposits with HSBC Bahrain.
The service will be discontinued if the required balance is not maintained for 6 months in a year.

Accounts
Time Deposit Preferential interest rates
Overdraft Preferential interest rates
Personal Loans Preferential interest rates
Car Loan Preferential interest rates
Cheque Bounced Protection Up to BHD 1,500 free of charge*
HSBC Premier Debit Card Free of charge

Cash withdrawal(1)

- through HSBC Bahrain ATMs - Free

- through HSBC Group ATMs - Free

- through GCC Network** - BHD 1

- through PLUS ATMs - BHD 2


Point of sale & ATM cash limits are combined to BHD 2000 as total daily limits within Bahrain

Point of sale & ATM cash limits are BHD 2000 each as daily limit outside Bahrain (BHD 4000 is the total daily limit)

Balance enquiry though GCC Network

- BHD 0.500
Debit card PIN Re-Issuance
Free of charge
Debit Card Replacement Free of charge
Standard Cheques Free issuance of cheques (up to 2 cheque books per month)
Stop cheque charges BHD 10 per cheque
Outward Remittances
Local Telegraphic Transfer
Within Kingdom of Bahrain - Fawri + up to BD 100 No Charge
Within Kingdom of Bahrain - Other Bahraini Dinar Payments BHD 0.100
Within Kingdom of Bahrain - Other Currencies BHD 0.400
International Telegraphic Transfer
- Telegraphic Transfer (2) (me2me(2))***
Free of charge to your own account held with another HSBC Group entity using global transfers options available via global view
- Beneficiary account with HSBC Group bank BHD 4
- Beneficiary account with other bank BHD 6(3)
Issuance of Demand Draft BHD 3
Inward Remittances credited to HSBC Account Free
Emergency Encashment Free
HSBC Premier MasterCard® Credit Card
Primary Card Annual Fee Free
Supplementary Card Annual Fee Free
Finance Charge 2% per month
Cash Advance Charge 5% of total amount (min. BHD 10)
Card Replacement Fee Free
Late Payment Fee BHD 10
Over Limit Fee BHD 12
Copy of Credit Card Statement Free
Copy of Sales Slip Free
Returned Cheque Charge BHD 14
Disputed transactions subsequently found to be genuine BHD 10
Access to HSBC Current Savings Account through HSBC ATMs worldwide Free
Re-Issuance of Credit Card PIN Free
Other Services
Cash Withdrawal from a Foreign Currency Account 2% (except for USD - 1%)
Cash Deposit into a Foreign Currency Account 2% (except for USD - 1%)
Issuance of Reference Letters BHD 10
Facilities Outstanding Certificates BHD 10
Copy of Account Statement for 1-3 months BHD 2
Copy of Account Statement for 3-12 months BHD 4
Copy of Account Statement for over 1 year BHD 6
Account tools overseas shipment BHD 8 per shipment

Notes:
1) In the event of a transaction charge being levied when using a HSBC ATM, please contact our Premier Call Centre at 8000 1288 within Bahrain
or +971 4 224 1000 outside Bahrain.
2) To facilitate free me2me transfers via Personal lnternet Banking, please contact our Premier Call Centre at 80001288 within Bahrain or +971 4 224 1000 outside Bahrain.
3) Guaranteed no deductions by HSBC or its correspondents. However, some Non-HSBC beneficiary banks within Bahrain may still deduct their charge from the remittance amount.
*For customers maintaining the Premier eligibility balance (TRB) in the Kingdom of Bahrain
**Charges apply on withdrawal through HSBC Network within GCC
***Charges apply on transfers conducted through Personal Internet Banking

4) Debit Card transactions that are not in your billing currency will be converted at a wholesale market rate, attracting a processing fee of up to 2.5%
5) Credit Card Cash Withdrawal Fee: Foreign Currency Transactions are converted into your billing currency by the card scheme (Visa or MasterCard®) or HSBC using their applicable exchange rates on the day conversion is made (which may involve a conversion to US Dollars or Hong Kong Dollars first). In addition to this exchange rate conversion, we charge a processing fee (as a percentage of the transaction amount) as set out in our Schedule of Tariffs.

With a HSBC Premier Current Account, you get all the services and extras you need for your international lifestyle


Ready to apply? Apply now



HSBC Premier Current Account

Enjoy recognition and benefits worldwide with an exclusive current account

Overview

International debit card
Free

Overdraft
1,500 BHD

Monthly fee
Free

Internet banking
Yes

 

Here's what you get:

  • A current account available in Bahraini dinars, US dollars, Euros, or pounds sterling
  • A dedicated Relationship Manager who will help you maximise your money and spot suitable financial opportunities

International debit card:

  • Accepted at over 25 million retail outlets worldwide and over 1 million ATMs
  • Withdraw up to BHD 2,000 from HSBC Bahrain ATMs and Switch ATMs in Bahrain
  • Link up to two additional accounts to your debit card

Plus:

  • Free Internet banking, Phone Banking, and SMS alerts – bank wherever, and whenever it's convenient for you
  • Free cheque books - if your cheque book is lost or stolen, use the 'Stop Cheque' service to protect your assets
  • Overdraft protection and bill auto-payment options

Eligibility

HSBC Premier*
Monthly income** BHD 4,000
Combined average relationship balance BHD 35,000 (or its equivalent)

* Current accounts are also available in currencies other than those mentioned above.
There is a BHD 20 monthly charge if the combined relationship balance is not met.

** To keep enjoying our Premier Service, you will need to build a minimum of 30% of the total relationship balance within the next 6 months (BD 10,500) and 100% of the total relationship balance in 12 months (BD 35,000).

Required Documents

Bahraini Nationals
Original (i) Passport and (ii) CPR and SMART Card Printout

If CPR/Smart Card is under issuance:

  • Undertaking Letter Signed by Customer and Proof of Address
  • Proof of Address (Whom it may concern letter issued by CPR Office regarding the customer address) or Letter issued from the customer employer confirming the current residential address
  • Proof of Income / Wealth.

GCC Nationals
Original (i) GCC Local ID OR CPR & SMART Card printout (ii) Passport (iii) Proof of Address (iv) Proof of Income / Wealth.

If CPR/Smart Card is under issuance:

  • Undertaking Letter Signed by Customer and Proof of Address
  • Proof of Address (Whom it may concern letter issued by CPR Office regarding the customer address) or Letter issued from the customer employer confirming the current residential address

Expatriate Residents of Bahrain
Original (i) Passport (ii) Resident Permit and (iii) CPR & SMART Card printout (iv) Proof of Income / Wealth.

If CPR is under issuance:

  • Undertaking Letter Signed by Customer and Proof of Address
  • Proof of Address (Whom it may concern letter issued by CPR Office regarding the customer address) or Letter issued from the customer employer confirming the current residential address

Expat non-residence of Bahrain
Original (i) Passport and (ii) Proof of Address (iii) Proof of Income / Wealth.

A Service charge of BHD 20 per month will be levied if a minimum average relationship balance of BHD 35,000 (or equivalent in foreign currency) is not maintained in deposits/investments with HSBC Bahrain.
The service will be discontinued if the required balance is not maintained for 6 months in a year.

Fees & Charges

A Service charge of BHD 20 per month will be levied if a minimum monthly average relationship balance of BHD 35,000 (or equivalent in foreign currency) is not maintained in deposits with HSBC Bahrain.
The service will be discontinued if the required balance is not maintained for 6 months in a year.

Accounts
Time Deposit Preferential interest rates
Overdraft Preferential interest rates
Personal Loans Preferential interest rates
Car Loan Preferential interest rates
Cheque Bounced Protection Up to BHD 1,500 free of charge*
HSBC Premier Debit Card Free of charge

Cash withdrawal(1)

- through HSBC Bahrain ATMs - Free

- through HSBC Group ATMs - Free

- through GCC Network** - BHD 1

- through PLUS ATMs - BHD 2


Point of sale & ATM cash limits are combined to BHD 2000 as total daily limits within Bahrain

Point of sale & ATM cash limits are BHD 2000 each as daily limit outside Bahrain (BHD 4000 is the total daily limit)

Balance enquiry though GCC Network

- BHD 0.500
Debit card PIN Re-Issuance
Free of charge
Debit Card Replacement Free of charge
Standard Cheques Free issuance of cheques (up to 2 cheque books per month)
Stop cheque charges BHD 10 per cheque
Outward Remittances
Local Telegraphic Transfer
Within Kingdom of Bahrain - Fawri + up to BD 100 No Charges
Within Kingdom of Bahrain - Other Bahraini Dinar Payments BHD 0.100
Within Kingdom of Bahrain - Other Currencies BHD 0.400
International Telegraphic Transfer
- Telegraphic Transfer (2) (me2me(2))***
Free of charge to your own account held with another HSBC Group entity using global transfers options available via global view
- Beneficiary account with HSBC Group bank BHD 4
- Beneficiary account with other bank BHD 6(3)
Issuance of Demand Draft BHD 3
Inward Remittances credited to HSBC Account Free
Emergency Encashment Free
HSBC Premier MasterCard® Credit Card
Primary Card Annual Fee Free
Supplementary Card Annual Fee Free
Finance Charge 2% per month
Cash Advance Charge 5% of total amount (min. BHD 10)
Card Replacement Fee Free
Late Payment Fee BHD 10
Over Limit Fee BHD 12
Copy of Credit Card Statement Free
Copy of Sales Slip Free
Returned Cheque Charge BHD 14
Disputed transactions subsequently found to be genuine BHD 10
Access to HSBC Current Savings Account through HSBC ATMs worldwide Free
Re-Issuance of Credit Card PIN Free
Other Services
Cash Withdrawal from a Foreign Currency Account 2% (except for USD - 1%)
Cash Deposit into a Foreign Currency Account 2% (except for USD - 1%)
Issuance of Reference Letters BHD 10
Facilities Outstanding Certificates BHD 10
Copy of Account Statement for 1-3 months BHD 2
Copy of Account Statement for 3-12 months BHD 4
Copy of Account Statement for over 1 year BHD 6
Account tools overseas shipment BHD 8 per shipment


Notes:
1) In the event of a transaction charge being levied when using a HSBC ATM, please contact our Premier Call Centre at 8000 1288 within Bahrain
or +971 4 224 1000 outside Bahrain.
2) To facilitate free me2me transfers via Personal lnternet Banking, please contact our Premier Call Centre at 80001288 within Bahrain or +971 4 224 1000 outside Bahrain.
3) Guaranteed no deductions by HSBC or its correspondents. However, some Non-HSBC beneficiary banks within Bahrain may still deduct their charge from the remittance amount.
*For customers maintaining the Premier eligibility balance (TRB) in the Kingdom of Bahrain
**Charges apply on withdrawal through HSBC Network within GCC
***Charges apply on transfers conducted through Personal Internet Banking

4) Debit Card transactions that are not in your billing currency will be converted at a wholesale market rate, attracting a processing fee of up to 2.5%
5) Credit Card Cash Withdrawal Fee: Foreign Currency Transactions are converted into your billing currency by the card scheme (Visa or MasterCard®) or HSBC using their applicable exchange rates on the day conversion is made (which may involve a conversion to US Dollars or Hong Kong Dollars first). In addition to this exchange rate conversion, we charge a processing fee (as a percentage of the transaction amount) as set out in our Schedule of Tariffs.

 

With a HSBC Premier Current Account, you get all the services and extras you need for your international lifestyle

 

Ready to apply?

Simply complete the online application form to start the process
 

Apply now



 

Call

8000 1288
within Bahrain

+9714 224 1000
outside Bahrain