It usually takes about two days for a T. British convention is slightly different to what you may be used to in the United States, since the amount should always end with the word "only. Insurance can be purchased through Citibank, although they do not have third party risk insurance that you need for driving a car.
If you bring US dollars and change it into HK dollars, you will receive the bank exchange rate. This is to secure that if you have a credit card account, you will not be a liability to the bank but will be able to pay off the card.
If you are depositing cash in a foreign currency, there is a 0. Bring a passport and a Reference letter or Employment Contract.
You will need cash for public transportation. It takes time for cheques of any sort to clear. There is one at the airport, but you will get a lower rate there. For on-line bank accounts, do not keep the password in your wallet or in any visible place.
Travellers cheques get a lower rate than cash and are hard to cash at banks. It is also fine to use your credit card over the internet as long as you are on a secured site. For example, you could write "Jonathan Peters" or "Mr.
The required information is exactly the same, and there are lots of prompts on the face of the cheque to tell you where to write it. To receive a wire transfer is free. ATMS are an excellent way of getting cash, but you should check with your home bank to see what charges they will levy for using an overseas ATM.
Try your ATM card there. Write the Name of the Payee The next line of the cheque below the date line starts with the printed word "Pay. You can pay for most things with a credit card—such as hotels, restaurants, groceries, clothing in stores not the marketsthe movies, etc.
Please note that all the fees quoted here can change at any time, so be sure to find out from the bank what their fees will be. If you bring a US dollar cheque it will take a few weeks to clear and there will be a charge attached. Do not give your pin number to anyone.
If the cheque is not crossed, it can be cashed at the branch where the account was set up which will be shown at the top of the check. If you need to cash travellers cheques, go to Thomas Cook.
You may want to take advantage of this benefit. The money will be available in just days. There will be ATMs at the airport once you have passed Immigration and are out in the main hall.
You must report your Hong Kong ID card as stolen immediately and get a new one. Citibank offers phone banking and internet banking. Sign on the Printed Line The last feature is the signature line.
Hong Kong is seems to run on charge cards and they are accepted almost everywhere, so it may be wiser to charge everything until you have a bank account set up. When you apply for an account, tell the person helping you what your needs are so they can help you find an account that will suit you best.
I was told by an employee that the bank is flexible with new accounts and you can actually open an account with nothing in it, and then quickly have money sent by a wire transfer to your account.
Third party risk insurance for buying a car can be purchased here. Businesses will want a crossed cheque. In this field, you generally will write the day you are writing the cheque although you can post date a cheque by writing a future date.1 RMB e-Cheque issued by corporate account are for use in Hong Kong only and are not for use in the Mainland China.
2 Support issue up to e-Cheques at a time. 3 Support upload one ZIP file containing multiple e-Cheques within 10MB (around e-Cheques subject to each e-Cheque PDF file size) or upload a maximum of 8 e.
If your bank is not listed in the printed cheque examples below, please visit here to get support for your bank. The Hongkong and Shanghai Bank (HSBC) - 香港上海匯豐銀行. HSBC offers Hong Kong dollar savings accounts, multi-currency accounts, passbook accounts, Powervantage checking and saving accounts, and others.
You can go to any branch to set up your account. You should explain to the person helping you what you need from an account, whether it’s savings only, cheque-ing only, both savings and.
Can be used to make Hong Kong Dollar, US Dollar and Renminbi payments via the e-Cheque Deposit Box Service on HSBC's website - via the e-Cheque Drop Box on the HKICL website (HK Interbank Clearing Ltd). Write, call or send a message ; Find a branch.
And your nearest Express Banking location ; Help and Support. Write the Date. The date line appears in the top right-hand corner of the cheque. In this field, you generally will write the day you are writing the cheque although you can post date a cheque by writing a future date.
Don’t worry. Just call us immediately and we’ll take care of it. For HSBC Premier customers, please call ()HSBC Advance customers, please call () and for Other customers, please call ()Download