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Earn up to $1,000* when you switch over to us

Open up to a world of possibilities
*Terms & Conditions Apply. Offer ends November 30, 2020.

An unlimited chequing account designed for today’s student

Save Your Way

  • No monthly fees

  • No minimum balance required
  • Unlimited chequing account transactions

Bank Your Way

  • Free INTERAC e-Transfer®

  • Free withdrawals from your account at HSBC Bank Canada or EXCHANGE® Network ATMs
  • Free mobile cheque deposit
  • Secure Mobile & Online banking

Who can apply

The HSBC Student Chequing Account1 is available to

  • Canadian residents (Canada residential address), and

  • Have reached Age of Majority in the province where you reside, and
  • Enrolled as a full-time student in a Canadian post-secondary school education program

Information you’ll need to have on hand to apply

  • Your current email address and telephone number

  • Primary addresses you've lived at for the last 3 years
  • Proof of full-time enrollment in a Canadian post-secondary school program (Student ID, school schedule or acceptance letter)
  • Primary ID:  Including original, valid government issued photo identification
  • Secondary ID:  Including original, valid ABM card, Credit Card, College/University Student ID or CNIB Card bearing photo and signature
  • Tax residency information including SIN/SSN/TIN (if available)

Open an account

Ready to open an HSBC Student Chequing? Get in touch with us to get started.

1 The Student Chequing Account is available for full-time post-secondary students with proof of enrollment for a 5 year period after account opening. An additional 2 years will be granted with proof of post-secondary enrollment. You must also be at the age of majority in your province. When your eligibility period expires, we will notify you and invite you to convert the Student Chequing Account into the right bank account to meet your needs. If you do not take action, the Student Chequing Account will automatically convert to the Performance Chequing Limited Account (see Personal Service Charges Statement of Disclosure for account details and fees) on the date indicated on your notification.

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