Personal Account Opening Requirements by niusheng11

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									           PERSONAL ACCOUNT OPENING REQUIREMENTS
 Letter of Reference from current banker
  - OR - Three (3) months current bank statements

 HSBC International Personal Banking Application
  Please complete ALL information on the form (must be signed and dated)

 HSBC International Personal Deposit Contract
    - Section B – completed for a US Citizen
    - Section C – completed for a NON-US Citizen
    - Section D – must be signed, dated and capacity in which acting
    No abbreviations

 Funds Transfer Authorization Card
  Please complete ALL information on the form
  (signature is required on the top and bottom)

 Proof of Address
  In the form of a bank statement or utility bill

 Identification
  Primary and Secondary identification for each signer

 Initial Deposit
  Please include a US Dollar Bank Draft made payable to: HSBC BANK USA, N.A.
  (Cash, Third Party checks or Money Orders will not be accepted)

Please note: If applying for a credit card, the following is needed:
       - Credit information on the application form (Section 1)
       - Proof of income (letter from employer, tax returns or pay stubs)
       - Three (3) months current bank statements

*All documents must be verified by HSBC with the printed name and signature of
an HSBC official and bank stamp
*All copies must be “certified true copies of the original” by HSBC




                List of Acceptable Identifications for Opening an Account with HSBC USA

Primary - The Primary form of identification must be an unexpired government-issued identification
bearing a photograph.

U.S. Citizen:




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        Driver's license, temporary driver's license/learner's permit, or non-driver identification card, all
         with photographs and signatures, issued by a state, district, commonwealth, or territory of the
         United States
        U.S. passport
        U.S. Armed Forces identification card (with signature)

Non-U.S. Citizen - The secondary form of identification must be unexpired.
    Driver's license, temporary driver's license/learner's permit, or non-driver identification card, all
        with photographs and signatures, issued by a state, district, commonwealth, or territory of the
        United States
    Foreign passport
    Alien Registration Card ("Green Card")
    National identity card with photograph - Identity card issued by a home country (e.g. Cedula card)
   Note: A Matricula Consular card is not acceptable because it is not issued by the home country, it is
   issued by Mexican Consulates to Mexican nationals residing in the U.S.
    Canadian Driver's License with photograph
    Permanent Resident Card with photograph - Federal document issued to lawful permanent
        residents which entitles the bearer to live and work in the U.S.

Secondary:

U.S. Citizen and Non-U.S. Citizen:
     Sovereign native Indian nations identification card
     U.S. Armed Forces identification card (without signature)
     Professional license (e.g., barber, electrician, etc.) issued by a U.S. state or local government
     Pistol or firearms permit, hunting license, or fishing license issued by a U.S. state government
     State and local government identification card (e.g., civil servants such as police or fire
         department)
     Local government senior citizen card with photo identification (e.g., County/Sheriff photo ID
         card)
     Credit card or debit card from an HSBC Group member
     Driver's license, temporary driver's license/learner's permit, or non-driver identification card,
         without a photograph, issued by a state, district, commonwealth, or territory of the United States
     U.S. Employment Authorization Card with photograph - Federal document that allows a non-U.S.
         resident to work in the U.S. (temporary residence status)
     U.S. Citizen Identification Card with photograph - Federal document issued to U.S. citizens,
         native born and naturalized
     Certified Certificate of Citizenship - Federal identity document proving U.S. citizenship. Issued to
         derivative citizens (when citizenship is conveyed to children through the naturalization of parents)
         or acquired citizens (when citizenship is conferred at birth to children born abroad to U.S. citizen
         parents)
     Certified is defined as having a raised seal.
     Certificate of Canadian Citizenship - Card issued by the government of Canada proving Canadian
         citizenship, which contains a photograph
     Certified Certificate of Naturalization - Federal identity document obtained by lawful permanent
         residents illustrating U.S. citizenship for individuals born to parents who are not U.S. citizens
     Certified is defined as having a raised seal.
     Foreign Driver's License with photograph
     Temporary Resident Card with photograph - Federal document entitling holder to reside and work
         in the U.S. for term of the card's expiration date
     Medicaid Card - State issued document that may or may not contain a photograph - Photo
         requirement varies state by state
     Medicare Card (does not contain photo) - Nationally issued document
     New York State Benefits Identification Card - State issued document



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   U.S. College/University photo identification card and proof of current enrollment (e.g. acceptance
    letter, class registration or schedule, academic transcript, etc.) - Acceptable for students only
   Professional License (doctor, lawyer, etc.) or Trade License (barber, electrician, etc.) - Issued by a
    U.S. state or local government
   Veterans Universal Access and Identification Card (VIC) with photograph - The VIC is a patient
    identification card that is issued to veteran patients receiving care and services at Veterans Affairs
    (VA) healthcare facilities
   Certified Birth Certificate - Certified is defined as having a raised seal




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