Banks in Hong Kong

There are four types of banks in Hong Kong: licensed banks, which are allowed to accept deposits as well as operate savings and current accounts; restricted-licence banks, working on investments and capital markets, allowed to take deposits of HK$500,000 and above; deposit-taking companies, which business activities include consumer finance and securities, may take deposits of HK$100,000 or above; and representative offices of foreign banks.

Bank of East Asia

Bank of East Asia logo

A great feature with BEA is that they provide in Hong Kong various accounts that serve the individual needs of the customers. A few examples are the i-Account that gives a customer the benefits of integrated banking services; or the advanced Supreme Account that supplies the same basic services as the i-Account, although it allows special privileges for customers such as exclusive offers on banking and investment services.


HSBC hong kong logo

The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited is the largest bank in Hong Kong, founding member of the HSBC Group and is subsidiary of the London-based HSBC Holdings Plc. since 1990. Founded in Hong Kong in 1865, HSBC is one of the oldest banking groups in the modern world.

Citibank in Kong Kong

citibank hong kong logo

Citibank’s parent company, Citigroup, has three main divisions in Hong Kong: Citi Markets & Banking, Global Consumer Group and Global Wealth Management.

DBS Bank in Hong Kong

DBS Bank Hong Kong

DBS Bank Hong Kong is the seventh largest bank in Hong Kong as measured by assets. The bank operates as a subsidiary of DBS Bank headquartered in Singapore. DBS started its operations in Hong Kong in 1999 by acquiring Kwong On Bank, that later was renamed to DBS Kwong On Bank.

Standard Chartered in Hong Kong

Standard Chartered Hong Kong

The Standard Chartered bank has a strong presence not only in Hong Kong, but also in a whole Asia-Pacific region, offering tailored financial services for individuals and businesses.

Barclays Hong Kong Branch

Barclays Hong Kong

In Hong Kong, Barclays Plc. offers their clients a comprehensive portfolio of wealth management, corporate and investment banking solutions.

Bank of China (Hong Kong Branch)

Bank o fchina hong kong logo

Bank of China Hong Kong (or BOCHK) is a locally incorporated licensed bank, the second-largest commercial banking group in the city in terms of customer deposits and assets. Today BOCHK provides comprehensive financial solutions for individuals and business customers through a distribution network of over 260 branches and more than 580 ATMs in Hong Kong.

Useful Information About Banking in Hong Kong

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Opening an Account in Hang Seng Bank in Hong Kong

How to Open an Account and Get a Credit Card in Standard Chartered Bank Hong Kong

Hang Seng Online Banking Services in Hong Kong

Wing Lung Bank Online and Mobile Banking