Open Bank Account in Hong Kong

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    Hong Kong business banking solutions

    Traditional | Virtual

    Foreigners & Non residents are welcome.

    01 | Advantage of Hong Kong business bank account

    The allure of security, reliability, and stability attracts foreign business owners to open company bank accounts in Hong Kong. Hong Kong banks strictly adhere to the Anti-Money Laundering Act and FATCA Regulations, ensuring stringent rules for account opening, especially for non-residents. Thorough application screening verifies clients’ funding sources, safeguarding financial transactions and cross-border activities. Furthermore, Hong Kong banks offer tax-free interest, free capital transfers, and access to reputable institutions like HSBC, Bank of China, Citibank, and Standard Chartered, bolstering the city’s high-quality regulations and confidentiality standards. Additionally, establishing a Hong Kong business bank account is considered a prudent step for international entrepreneurs seeking to benefit from the region’s robust financial infrastructure.

    02 I Is it possible for a non-resident to open a business bank account in Hong Kong?

    Absolutely! The Hong Kong Government invites international entrepreneurs and investors to open corporate bank accounts in Asia’s Financial Hub, offering foreign-friendly policies to support global business growth. With Lion Business Co., opening a business bank account in Hong Kong is simple. We provide free pre-assessments and tailored solutions to ensure approval, along with proactive alternatives for uninterrupted transactions.

    03 I Are there any additional requirements or fees I need to meet or consider when opening my corporate bank account in Hong Kong?

    To boost your chances of approval for the company bank account, prepare the required documents:

    • Board resolution,
    • Copies of Incorporation, Business Registration, and Articles of Association
    • Personal information of directors and major shareholders
    • Business plan and website evidence
    • Proof of business activities

    04 I Is it possible to open my company bank account in Hong Kong remotely, and which Hong Kong bank allows for online opening of company bank accounts?

    Opening a corporate bank account in Hong Kong can be challenging due to strict KYC practices and in-person appointment preferences by traditional banks. However, Lion Business Co. offers remote bank account opening services, with customized applications and personalized recommendations. Explore our blog for more insights and take advantage of our payment after 100% success policy if needed.

    While remote account opening is uncommon in Hong Kong, Citibank allows online applications, especially for TMT businesses. Regardless of nationality, applicants must prove operational presence in Hong Kong or Singapore and submit necessary documents, including KYC certificates and passport copies.

    05 I Is it possible to open a business bank account in a foreign country without having to travel there?

    Certainly. Countries like Malaysia, Switzerland, Mauritius, St. Kitts & Nevis, and others serve as excellent banking alternatives for international entrepreneurs seeking to open company bank accounts remotely. However, the process of opening an overseas bank account can vary in duration depending on the bank’s assessment. In the meantime, FinTech (Financial Technology) offers a noteworthy solution. Unlike traditional banks, most FinTech accounts allow for fully digital procedures, including identity verification, without the need for face-to-face interactions.

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      Complete payment after the account is approved.

      Approximately 3-5 weeks from documents preparation to account opening.

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      Company incorporation documents

      Directors/Shareholders’ passport copy + address proof

      Business Plan
      (If you don’t have this, we are happy to generate one for free)

      Former business proof (invoices, contracts, etc.)

      Depending on the banks, some additional documents may be required
      (assist to generate it) We

      Starts from a US$ 10,000 deposit or equivalent insurance purchase.

      For foreigners & non-residents

      Trading gateway to China market

      RMB Trade Settlement
      Effective from July 2009, the Hong Kong banks have been permitted to handle RMB (also known as the currency code “CNY”) agreement for cross-border trading with mainland China. So, settle trade with the designated enterprises of RMB in mainland China and keep RMB trade receipts offshore.

      No foreign exchange control
      No restriction on the international capital transfer, including transferring dividend or profit to your homeland.

      No tax for interest that earned in the account

      Pegged to USD
      The Hong Kong dollar (HKD) is officially pegged to the US dollar (USD) at around HK$7.80 to US$1, so HKD is seen as de-facto USD in the FX market.

      Secure Banking System and *AA+ Credit Rating

      Business Checking

      The most famous business account with fewest restrictions. Good for day to day transactions like purchases or bill payments.

      Deposit & withdraw funds through electronic transfers, wire transfers, cheques. Comes with ATM & Debit cards that directly pay & withdraw cash through any ATM machine around the world.

      Recommended for trading business.
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      Business Saving

      Earn a competitive interest rate on your savings. Higher monthly transaction limit.

      Recommended for operating profits.
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      Which account makes sense for your business?

      Most businesses will need at least one of the accounts above and many will need more than one. Think about what your goals are before deciding to open a business bank account

      Get free consultation to learn the one that suits your business.

      Business Checking

      Merchant Account

      Business Saving

      Payment methods

      Collect & send global payment. Fast, easy, convenient

      Bank Transfer

      Supports SWIFT BIC and SEPA IBAN

      Credit & Debit Cards | Mobile Payments

      Fund collection | payment via Union Pay, Master, Visa, Alipay, WeChat pay and AMEX

      Letter of Credit (L/C)

      Send goods securely. Discharge the legal obligations for payment from the buyer to the seller, your bank pays the seller directly. In the event the buyer is unable to make the payment on the purchase, make a demand for your payment on the bank.


      Cash, cheques, Giro, direct deposit, Ewallets, Prepaid cards.