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Money transfers

Transfer money from your HSBC account whenever and wherever you need to, with transfers both within Bahrain and around the world. You can use HSBC Money Transfer to pay bills, send money to your children studying overseas, for investment, savings and even transfer money between your global accounts.

With up to three different types of transfers, simply choose the way that suits your current needs best. 

Domestic money transfers

HSBC Money Transfer within Bahrain is a quick, easy and secure way to make payments. Whether you are looking to pay your utility, telephone or credit card bills, domestic money transfer is a safe, convenient, dependable and hassle-free way to make a payment.

Domestic money transfer benefits

  • Instant funds transfer within HSBC Bahrain accounts
  • Preferential pricing for Premier customers
  • Recurring payments to beneficiary accounts
    Set up and schedule recurring transactions to beneficiary accounts for future payments.
  • Free SMS alerts
    Stay informed with free SMS alerts on your mobile phone any time a transaction on your account takes place.

Account details required for domestic money transfers

Before making a payment, be sure to have the following at hand:

  • Your HSBC account number
  • Receiver’s full name
  • Receiver’s banking information: bank account number, bank name, and purpose of payment

 

In case of any missing details in the transfer, we may attempt to contact you within two working days. Otherwise, transfers would be subject to cancellation. 

International money transfers

Transfer money around the world

Whether you’re looking to transfer money for personal or business needs, for your family back home, for your children's education or for investment or savings purposes, HSBC International Money Transfer is a safe, convenient and hassle-free way to make a payment.

The advantages that make life easier. Enjoy convenience and peace of mind when you use HSBC Money Transfer for international transactions.

International money transfer benefits

  • Exchange rate certainty
    Make your payment or transfer in the currency of the beneficiary account and benefit from our exchange rate. If you choose to send your payment in BHD, the exact converted amount will be subject to the exchange rate applicable by the recipient's bank.
  • Global connectivity
    Send money to over 150 countries in up to 36 different currencies with personal assistance from our team, either online, at your local branch or over the phone.
  • Online fee discount
    Transfer online and save up to BHD 2/- on the transaction fee when transferring money outside Bahrain.
  • Fast transfers
    Whether you're sending money to HSBC India or HSBC Jersey, transfers are received the same day. If you are an Advance or Premier customer transferring to your HSBC account globally, your transfer can be instant.1

1For transfers to your personal HSBC accounts around the world, please refer to Global View and Global Transfers.

Account details required for international money transfers

Before making a payment, be sure to have the following at hand2:

  • Your HSBC account number
  • Receiver’s full name
  • Receiver’s banking information3: International Bank Account Number (IBAN) or account number, the bank or the intermediary bank SORT/SWIFT/BIC code, and the purpose of payment

2Payments will be routed overseas using this information. Incorrect or invalid information may lead to the payment being delayed or rejected by the overseas bank. In such cases, because of charges and differences in exchange rates, you may not receive the full amount back.

3Some countries may request additional information.

Fees & charges

International Money Transfer
Account Online Phone Branch
Premier BHD 6 BHD 6 BHD 6
Advance BHD 6 BHD 8 BHD 8
Mass BHD 6 BHD 8 BHD 8
International Money Transfer
Account Premier
Online BHD 6
Phone BHD 6
Branch BHD 6
Account Advance
Online BHD 6
Phone BHD 8
Branch BHD 8
Account Mass
Online BHD 6
Phone BHD 8
Branch BHD 8
Money Transfer to HSBC India and/or HSBC Expat Jersey, above or equal to USD 2,000
Account Online Phone Branch
Premier Free Free
Free
Advance Free
Free
Free
Mass Free
Free
Free
Money Transfer to HSBC India and/or HSBC Expat Jersey, above or equal to USD 2,000
Account Premier
Online Free
Phone Free
Branch Free
Account Advance
Online Free
Phone Free
Branch Free
Account Mass
Online Free
Phone Free
Branch Free
Correspondent bank charges only when payment option "OUR" is selected (within HBSC Group)
Account Online Phone Branch
Premier Free Free
Free
Advance Free
Free
Free
Mass Free
Free
Free
Correspondent bank charges only when payment option "OUR" is selected (within HBSC Group)
Account Premier
Online Free
Phone Free
Branch Free
Account Advance
Online Free
Phone Free
Branch Free
Account Mass
Online Free
Phone Free
Branch Free

Global money transfers

Experience one view of all your global HSBC accounts and make instant transfers between them.

Having HSBC bank accounts in more than one country shouldn't be difficult to manage. You can pay for your child's education, mortgage, utility bills or support your family back home, all in a couple of clicks.

If you're an HSBC Premier or Advance customer, HSBC offers you Global View and Global Transfers. You can transfer funds instantly and easily within your HSBC accounts globally through Internet banking.

Global money transfer benefits

  • Log-in once to view and manage all your accounts on one screen
  • Make instant transfers between your global accounts in different currencies4
  • Transfer funds of up to USD 200,000 instantly5
  • Open an international HSBC Premier or Advance account anywhere in the world

4,5Terms and conditions apply.

Global Transfers are free for HSBC Premier Customers and HSBC Advance Customers.

How to make a global money transfer

It's easy. All you need to do is:

  1. Login using the memorable password and password.
  2. Go to 'Global View'.
  3. Select 'Global Transfers'.

Participating countries

Participating countries

Australia, Bahrain, Bermuda, Brazil, Brunei, Canada, Cayman Islands, China, Egypt, France, Greece, Hong-Kong/Macau, India, Indonesia, Jersey (HSBC Expat), Jordan, Malaysia, Malta, Mexico, New Zealand, Oman, Pakistan, Philippines, Qatar, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, UAE, UK, USA and Vietnam.

Frequently asked questions

Disclaimer

HSBC Bank Middle East Limited (the "Bank") is required to act in accordance with the laws and regulations operating in various countries around the world relating to international sanctions. Under these sanctions requirements, the Bank is prohibited from engaging in certain transactions. The Bank would only process transactions that are in compliance with applicable sanctions.

© Regulated by the Central Bank of Bahrain as a Conventional Retail Bank for the purpose of this promotion and lead regulated by the Dubai Financial Services Authority.