HSBC Current Account

Get your salary, send and receive local and international transfers, make free of charge encashments1 - everything with only one bank account.
Important note. Any accounts denominated in a currency other than Armenian Dram (AMD) have additional risks associated with currency fluctuations. Movement in exchange rates may have effect on the value of your foreign currency deposit in AMD equivalent.

Benefits

With the HSBC Current Account, you will get:

  • Available in AMD and foreign currency
  • Customers can apply for a chequebook in case of AMD and USD accounts
  • Free of charge international VISA PLUS ATM card
  • No requirement for account minimum deposit
  • You can make transactions in any of our branches, regardless of the branch where your current account is opened

Things you should know

Tariffs and terms

  • Account opening fee for individuals: AMD 3,000 (Free of charge for PLUS/STATUS customers)
  • Account opening fee for sole entrepreneurs: AMD 5,000
  • Additional account opening fee: AMD 3,000 (Free of charge for PLUS/STATUS customers)2
  • Account monthly maintenance fee for individuals: AMD 300 (Free of charge for PLUS/STATUS customers)3
  • Account monthly service fee for sole entrepreneurs: AMD 5003

Monthly maintenance fee will be applied irrespective of the fact whether the Customer uses the account or not.

Annual interest rate calculated on the funds available on current account is 0 %.

Average quarterly balance and minimal annual turnover (only applicable to sole entrepreneurs):

  • If the aggregate average quarterly balance of all bank accounts held by a sole entrepreneur at the end of the first business day of any given month is below AMD 5,000,000 (or in case of foreign currency accounts equivalent foreign currency) for preceding three months, an additional maintenance fee in the amount of AMD 100,000 will be applied each month
  • Minimal annual turnover, based on tax reports and/or other verifiable data for the last financial year should be AMD 200,000,000 or more

When the account acts as term deposit maturity or interest payment account the following charges will not be applied:

  1. Monthly maintenance fee 
  2. An additional maintenance fee in case of the aggregate average quarterly balance of all bank accounts held by a sole entrepreneur at the end of the first business day of any given month is below AMD 5,000,000.

Free of charge international VISA PLUS ATM card is provided with your current account. You can choose to have two accounts attached to one ATM card, and up to two additional ATM cards attached to your current account.

ATM card is intended for performing cash transactions via ATMs. For non-cash transactions  and payments HSBC Bank Armenia  offers range of  credit and payment cards which are available at https://www.hsbc.am/en-am/credit-cards/

Statements

The bank will provide customers with statements for their bank accounts in the manner and terms stipulated by the RA legislation. The statements can be delivered to the customer's postal address, sent via email or collected from any branch of the bank. You can familiarise yourself with the conditions, terms and fees for provision of statements, copies of statements or other information by referring to Tariff of Charges and Terms and Conditions.

Deposit compensation guaranteed limits

Funds in bank accounts are guaranteed by the Deposit Guarantee Fund of Armenia in accordance with RA Law on Guaranteeing Compensation of Bank Deposits. Amounts of guaranteed deposits defined by the law are as follows4:

  • If you have only a dram denominated bank deposit in the bank, the maximum amount of the guaranteed deposit is AMD 10 million
  • If you have only a foreign currency denominated bank deposit in the bank, the maximum amount of the guaranteed deposit is AMD 5 million
  • If you have dram and foreign currency denominated bank deposits in the bank, and the dram denominated deposit exceeds AMD 5 million, only up to AMD 10 million of the dram denominated deposit is guaranteed
  • If you have dram and foreign currency denominated bank deposits in the bank, and the size of the dram denominated bank deposit is less than AMD 5 million, subject to guarantee is the full amount of the dram denominated bank deposit and the foreign currency denominated bank deposit in the amount which is equal to the difference between AMD 5 million and the reimbursed dram denominated bank deposit.

Important notice

A customer's right to manage their bank account and the funds available on it can be restricted due to decisions issued by the Judicial Acts Compulsory Enforcement Service or tax authorities based on court verdict. The customer may be informed about this after the bank has executed the decision on hold.

Levy of monetary funds without order of the customer can be executed on decisions issued by Judicial Acts Compulsory Enforcement Service and tax authorities based on court verdict. The customer may be informed about this after the bank has executed the decision on levy of funds from the customer's account.

1Only with Visa Plus ATM cards on HSBC Armenia ATMs.

2No charge will apply, if the additional account is opened via internet banking.

3Any foreign exchange transactions will be conducted at the Bank's exchange rate.

4For more details, please visit www.adgf.am , the official web site of the Deposit Guarantee Fund of Armenia.

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Last updated on: 13/8/2019 06:45:17