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Standing Instructions Service Fees

Service Charge
Standing instructions HKD150 for each standing instruction returned as a result of insufficient funds

Charges for execution of a standing instruction for local interbank fund transfer/ overseas transfer

  • Local Charge:

      Transfer to other local banks^ Transfer to overseas banks
    Regular charges Waived HKD65
    The local charge will be debited from the charge account*.
  • Overseas Charge (Applicable to overseas transfer only):
    • If 'Myself' is selected:
      Item Transfer to overseas HSBC branches+ Transfer to overseas non-HSBC branches
      Charge per transaction HKD150 (Charges# are waived for HSBC Premier customers) Levied by the overseas banks
      Debit from charge account* Yes Yes
      Please note that some overseas banks may impose additional overseas charges (including charges levied by recipient bank and correspondent banks). At the overseas banks' discretion, the charge may be deducted from the payment amount or from the charge account* separately at a later date once it is charged back by the overseas banks. Please check with the overseas banks for more details.
    • If 'Recipient' is selected:
      The overseas charge (including charges levied by recipient bank and correspondent banks) will be paid by the recipient. At the overseas banks' discretion, the charge may be deducted from the payment amount or from the recipient's bank account.

  • Remote Currency:
    • For transferring remote currency, e.g. Korean won, an additional HKD200 will be debited from the charge account*.
    • The exchange rate provided for remote currency is only provisional. The actual exchange rate is determined by the recipient bank/correspondent bank. Any exchange differences will be credited/ deducted from the charge account* subsequently.
^ A standing instruction for funds transferred to other local banks through Real Time Gross Settlement (RTGS).
* Charge account is the account you have specified for debiting of the local charge
+ including overseas HSBC branches of Australia, Bangladesh, Canada, Mainland, China, France, India, Indonesia, Japan, Korea (South), Macau SAR, Malaysia, Mauritius, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, UK, USA and Vietnam.
# Handling charges raised by overseas entities of the HSBC Group/overseas HSBC branches

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