Register your interest

 

Due to unprecedented demand we are not currently accepting applications for new business bank accounts.

By completing this form you will be registering your interest for when they are open again. We expect this to be from the 14th December 2020.

If you have a Relationship Manager talk to them to discuss your options.

Eligibility criteria for UK business customers

You can use this online registration if you are a director in the company and all directors, owners and signatories on the account are:

  • 18 years of age or above
  • contactable on a UK mobile phone starting with the number (+44) 07
  • happy to receive information by post, text and email as part of this account opening process.
  • The company:

  • is not regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority, an appointed representative of an FCA regulated company or work under another firm's FCA number
  • is not a community interest company
  • is not limited by guarantee with a turnover of less than £100,000
  • is registered in the UK, but not the Channel Islands or Isle of Man
  • does not trade, operate or make payments in any of the countries listed here
  • has an annual turnover below £2 million
  • does not wish to apply for more than £10,000 borrowing facility as part of this application
  • does not have a current account with HSBC in the UK
  • is not part of an affinity group
  • is not a holding company or part of a group of companies with a parent (holding) company
  • does not have more than four directors
  • is not involved in gambling or gaming activities, and neither are your customers or your suppliers
  • is not directly or indirectly connected to a politically exposed person, i.e. a person considered to be influential politically or politically exposed or holding any position in the executive, legislative, military or judicial sectors of a government
  • has not issued bearer shares
  • is owned exclusively by individuals and not by any company, group or institution
  • will be using the account opened as the primary current account for the company.
  • Eligibility criteria for societies, clubs or associations

    You can use this application if you are a committee member in the society, club or association and all committee members and signatories on the account are:

    • 18 years of age or above
    • contactable on a UK mobile phone starting with the number (+44) 07
    • happy to receive information by post, text and email as part of this account opening process

    The society, club or association

    • is not regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority, an appointed representative of an FCA regulated company or work under another firm's FCA number
    • is situated in the UK, but not the Channel Islands or Isle of Man
    • does not trade, operate or make payments in any of the countries listed here
    • has an annual turnover below £2 million
    • is not a registered charity
    • is not a church or a religious organisation
    • is not an organisation where any profits are distributed to the members e.g. an investment club
    • has a chairperson who has agreed to the opening of an account and agreed who will be the signatories on the account
    • is not part of an affinity group
    • is not a holding company or part of a group of companies with a parent (holding) company
    • does not have more than four committee members
    • is not involved in gambling or gaming activities, and neither are your customers or your suppliers
    • is not directly or indirectly connected to a politically exposed person, ie a person considered to be influential politically or politically exposed or holding any position in the executive, legislative, military or judicial sectors of a government
    • is ready to supply to the bank any rules / regulations agreed in a committee meeting establishing who in the organisation can manage its funds and in what terms. If such rules /regulations exist, they will need to be reflected in the application. For instance, when you specify the people who will have access to the account, the rules / regulations need to allow for those people to have access to your organisation’s funds. Access to the account through business internet banking and business telephone banking also needs to match any dispositions in rules / regulations
    • The account you’re applying for will be the main current account for the society, club or association

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