HSBC Bank Debit Cards

HSBC bank is established in India to build a strong personal banking customer base by offering a wide spectrum of products like wealth management, retail banking, international credit cards, visa debit cards, and deposits. The HSBC debit cards are also known as a global debit card for offering customers higher purchase transaction limits with zero charges on ATM withdrawals done till 5 transactions. It is an easy-to-use banking cum shopping debit card.

Features of HSBC Bank Debit Card

  • The HSBC debit card offers you access to HSBC group ATMs and ATMs affiliated to Visa network and its merchant outlets all over the world.
  • Makes you enjoy higher transaction limits on HSBC debit cards especially for shopping.
  • The HSBC debit card doubles up as an ATM card and could be used at any of the shopping and ATM outlets all over the world.
  • Safe and simple to use HSBC debit card. Apart from SMS alerts, it is also providing email alerts while using the card for any transactions.
  • Cards are valid internationally and could be used at all locations while going abroad.
  • HSBC debit card is widely accepted in India. The HSBC debit card makes you enjoy the convenience of keep track of the purchases made by mailing you a monthly banking statement. This helps in regulating the usage of your debit card.
  • HSBC provides you protection from fraudulent transactions on the card after you have informed the bank of the loss.
  • The bank offers insurance covers on the debit card.
  • Global customer assistance is available for HSBC debit cardholders 24x7 even while traveling abroad.

The eligibility criteria to apply for HSBC Bank Debit Card:

Residents/NRI with all types of accounts i.e., current account, savings account, etc., may apply for the card. NRI customers holding NRO accounts with HSBC India are also eligible for this card. The debit cards are also issued to the Power of Attorney holders determined by the NRI customers for their NRE account with HSBC India.

Popular forms of HSBC Debit Card

There are mainly three types of HSBC Debit cards. This is directly linked to the type of account held with the bank.

Account TypePoint of Sales (POS) limit per dayCash limit per day Transaction of Cards used overseas (Cash withdrawal/POS)Debit Card insurance cover
HSBC Premier Platinum Debit CardRs 250,000Rs 250,000USD$ 1500
Rs 500,000
HSBC Advance Platinum Debit CardRs 200,000Rs 200,000USD$ 1000
Rs 400,000
HSBC Savings Debit CardRs 100,000Rs 100,000USD$ 500
Rs 200,000

How to apply for HSBC Bank Debit Card

To gain a new  HSBC debit card via net banking follows the below-mentioned steps:

  • Log on to the website of bank for net banking using your username and password.
  • On the net banking portal, select the option, 'e-Services/Services' and click on 'ATM card services' or a similar option.
  • Clicking on this option will open a new page. On the page, click on the 'Request ATM/ debit card option'.
  • Proceed further, by entering either the OTP received on the registered mobile number or use the profile password.
  • After entering any one of the above, click on 'Submit'.
  • Choose the account for which you wish to get a new debit card and choose the card type and agree to the terms and conditions.
  • Click on 'Submit' and verify all the details. 
  • On successful submission of the request, the card request status is updated on the screen.

Written Request

Write an email to the Bank's official email address or can write a physical application by visiting the Bank in person. The written request made for an HSBC bank debit card must be addressed to the concerned branch manager. The card is issued within 7 to 10 working days after filing the writing request.